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Dumaguete dance group wins top prize in Korea competition

DUMAGUETE CITY–A dance troupe from this city on Wednesday was named grand champion of the International Youth Fellowship’s (IYF) World Cultural Dance Festival held in South Korea.
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How to register for Overseas Absentee Voting

Away from the Philippines on vacation or for work-related reasons during the May 2019 midterm elections? There’s still a way for Filipinos to vote outside the Philippines, thanks to the Overseas Absentee Voting system.
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PHL envoy says Pinoy communities treated as an ‘asset’ in US

Philippine Ambassador to Washington Jose Manuel Romualdez on Thursday said Filipinos need not fear migrating to the US despite the Trump administration’s toughened policy on immigrants.
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Taiwan extends visa-free entry to Pinoys for another year

Taiwan on Thursday announced that its trial visa exemption for Filipinos has been extended for another year, its representative office in Manila said.
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Solon: OFW ID supposed to be free but DOLE charging P720

A party-list lawmaker on Thursday accused the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of using the OFW ID as a cash cow.
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Hontiveros voices concern for OFWs in Malaysia amid crackdown on illegal workers

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday voiced her concern for the welfare and treatment of Filipino migrant workers in Malaysia amid a crackdown on undocumented workers launched there this month.
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San Juan native among participants in largest int’l maritime warfare exercise

A Filipino serviceman serving in a US Navy ship is making good use of his education from his hometown of San Juan City to support his family and help create a legacy.
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Documentary on Pinay maids to receive on-demand release

“The Helper,” a crowdfunded, feature-length documentary on domestic workers, will be available for purchase on DVD, BluRay, and various distribution platforms soon.
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PHL passport drops to 72nd spot; visa-free destinations remain at 66

The Philippine passport returned to its previous rank of 72 in the latest Henley Passport Index, dropping two ranks from its spot at 70 earlier this year.
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30 undocumented Pinoys arrive from Abu Dhabi

Thirty undocumented Filipinos were successfully repatriated to the Philippines on Wednesday from Abu Dhabi, Mao dela Cruz reported on Super Radyo dzBB.
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