Dubai: Filipino expatriates in the UAE slammed a draft law filed in Manila that would compel them to regularly send money to their family back home or risk not getting their passports renewed.
A draft law filed in the Philippine Congress aims to make remittances mandatory and regular for all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) with legal dependants in the Philippines. Called House Bill 3576, the draft law, if approved, will authorise heads of Philippine missions to not renew passports of “erring OFWs” unless they show proof that they regularly send money home.Read more
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) based in Rome Italy, has recently published a Request for Proposal on the United Nations Global Marketplace portal (www.ungm.org) for recruiting a company with expertise in baseline researches. The RFP is open to both commercial firms and not-for profit institutions.Read more