aaaManila----Do you want to work for an international pop superstar?
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested an illegal recruiter in Laguna who offered women jobs at the mansion of Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber in the Caribbean.
NBI agents arrested Mary Jane Gomez Macapayag after she asked P100,000 (around HK$15,000) from applicants who were told that they were going to work in Bieber's mansion in the Cayman Islands, according to a report on GMA Channel 7.
The suspect alleged told the women that aside from seeing Bieber...
aaaAS the Christmas season draws near, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), who are legitimate Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) members, just might have an advantage when it comes to the speedy release of their balikbayan boxes.
BoC Commissioner Alberto Lina said that once they get a copy of the list of the OWWA members, these hardworking Filipinos working abroad would be given an “OFW treatment.”
Commissioner Lina, however, declined to explain what he meant by “OFW treatment” and only said it would be his “s...
aaaCALL it a peace offering.
Christmas might still be three months away, but the Bureau of Customs (BOC) may have just given the millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) an early Christmas gift – no tax increase for balikbayan boxes.
After being pummeled by criticisms from various sectors, Bureau of Customs chief Alberto Lina said that the bureau did not intend to increase taxes on balikbayan boxes.
“To our overseas Filipino workers, the Bureau of Customs is not increasing taxes on the balikbayan boxes nor do we want to impede i...