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HIKE 2022 AID FOR DISTRESSED OFWS – VILLANUEVA

The fund intended for helping Filipinos overseas, including over 10 million overseas Filipinos, in the 2022 national budget should be augmented to reflect how the government values the welfare of overseas Filipinos, Senator Joel Villanueva said. According to the National Expenditure Program for next year released by the DBM recently, Villanueva said the Assistance to […]

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SENATE APPROVES OFW LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND BILL – VILLANUEVA

With 21 affirmative votes, no negative votes and no abstention, the Senate approved on third and final reading a measure expanding the use of a fund meant for the legal assistance of more than 10 million Filipinos working abroad. Through LeAF, the government can extend legal assistance to distressed Filipinos working abroad through Philippine embassies […]