PAL Returns to Saudi Arabia – Once Again

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will resume once again – and maybe for good, their flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this coming December 2013. An advertisement was also published in June 26 newspaper edition of Arab News so it can be good news to many Filipinos. PAL will continue daily service to three major cities of Saudi Arabia; Riyadh, Jeddah…

OFWs Can Pay SSS Contributions Online

Before, I asked a family member of mine in the Philippines to remit my SSS contribution. I did this to make sure there is no gap in between my contributions. I chose the Voluntary contribution instead of the OFW contribution. Although, there are options where you can pay your SSS contribution in the nearby remittance centers in the country where…

Name a Dwar Challenge

I received positive response from readers of this blog regarding naming a dwar in Jeddah. Thanks to you guys! Very noticeable in the streets of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia are the landmarks in dwar (roundabout). This one, which I barely remember the name, is located between Herra and Sitin Streets. This is very helpful to Filipino OFW, especially when traveling around…

Saudi Labor Law – June 2009

    THE SAUDI LABOR LAW IN THE PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE       LIBRENG SEMINAR NG BAGONG BATAS SA PAGGAWA NG KAHARIAN NG SAUDI ARABIA       Handog ni KaBayani ALEXANDER E. ASUNCION   SINU-SINO ANG SAKOP NG BATAS SA PAGGAWA? Mga naka-kontrata upang magtrahaho sa iisang employer at ganun din ang mga manggagawa sa kumpanyang pag-aari ng gobyerno…

CERTIFIED OFW

I endure long hours of waiting to be interviewed by the employer, processing all necessary papers and feeling hesitant whether to continue my application. I experience the usual routine of an OFW.– Apply through the agency, making sure all the necessary documents ready. A ready passport is an advantage. Make sure the expiry is way beyond the employment contract (usually…