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New POEA Requirement for All Applicants

Date Posted: 05/25/2018

Important Announcement: The e-Registration is POEA’s online registration facility on the net. All aspiring OFWs are required to register at https://eservices.poea.gov.ph/eRegistration/Register Requirements: – Must have a working personal email account.... Read More

Celebrating Women’s Month for OFWs in Macau

Date Posted: 05/16/2018

In celebration of Women’s Month in March, POLO Macau, the Philippine Consulate General and the Filcom in Macau honoured Filipino OFW women working in Macau. This year’s event was themed... Read More

Privacy Policy

Date Posted: 04/23/2018

Ikon is committed to ensuring compliance with the international standards set for data protection and safeguarding the fundamental human right of every individual to privacy. This privacy policy outlines how... Read More

DOLE suspends OFW deployment to Kuwait

Date Posted: 01/20/2018

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 20) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ordered on Friday the immediate suspension of the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait.... Read More

Overseas Filipino Bank launched

Date Posted: 01/19/2018

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte led Thursday’s launching of the Overseas Filipino Bank, which aims to cater to the needs of the millions of overseas Filipino workers. “I’m happy... Read More

OFWs, PWDs, senior citizens, di kailangang pumila sa pagkuha ng passport

Date Posted: 01/10/2018

Nilinaw ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) na di na kinakailangang mag-set pa ng appointment ang mga overseas Filipino workers, person with disability at senior citizen para lamang makapag-apply ng... Read More

NGO bares online scheme collecting $10 per OFW

Date Posted: 01/8/2018

Department of Health (DOH)-accredited clinics and recruitment agencies were warned against an online medical registration scheme that imposes a $10-fee online registration fee for every Middle East-bound OFW applicant. Susan... Read More

Over a million OFWs deployed in 2017 — DOLE

Date Posted: 12/27/2017

MANILA, Philippines — Over a million Filipinos left the country to seek employment abroad while thousands returned home for various reasons in the first nine months of this year, the... Read More

OFW bank to open January 20 next year –Bello

Date Posted: 12/20/2017

After more than a decade, the Philippine Postal Savings Bank (PPSB) will complete its transition into the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) on January 20, 2018. “More than one month from... Read More

Ikon Recognizes Loreto Mijares for His Heroic Act

Date Posted: 12/7/2017

“Bayanihan” (pronounced as buy-un-nee-hun) is a Filipino concept started in a town or community which refers to a spirit of communal unity, work and cooperation to achieve one goal. It... Read More

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