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‘May dumaang pison!’ — Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City tonight experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake following a magnitude 6.3 tremor that hit North Cotabato. Reports reaching The Filipino Times showed General Santos was likewise hit with a fire breaking put in the aftermath. No details yet on the quake’s...

Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City has experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit North Cotabato. No details yet on the quake damage to the city and casualties. "No reports even in the outskirts, so far so good, I hope magpapatuloy," Kidapawan City Mayor...

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OFWs from Cebu win migrant awards, underscore that dreams bind families

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Dec. 18, 17 | 9:43 am

Cebuano overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who won awards in the 2017 Model OFW Family of the Year Award (MOFYA) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) tell tales of their experiences in sustaining their relationships with their families back home.

Captain Emerico Gepilano said that every OFW family has a story tell which might be even more compelling than his own. He imparted in his message that dreams and aspirations of OFWs who brave loneliness abroad bind a family despite the odds.

Gepilano, from Cebu City,won the 2017 regional MOFYA in the sea-based category. He narrated his story before the estimated 2,000 OFWs and their families during the OFW Family Day held at the SM Seaside City Cebu, reported SunStar Cebu.

To give back to the community after working as a seafarer for 25 years, he established a center that helps educate aspiring OFWs, in particular, seafarers.

He and another OFW, Gerry Paglinawan of Mabolo, Cebu City, share this year’s regional awards in the land-based category.

Meanwhile, Dole 7 Acting Assistant Director Lilia A. Estillore lauded all the winners as well as all other OFWs. She said, “Despite some not-so-pleasant facts of an OFW life, it is important to note that indeed, there exist OFWs and families who have remained strong, solid, and stable.”

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‘May dumaang pison!’ — Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

‘May dumaang pison!’ — Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City tonight experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake following a magnitude 6.3 tremor that hit North Cotabato. Reports reaching The Filipino Times showed General Santos was likewise hit with a fire breaking put in the aftermath. No details yet on the quake’s...

Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City has experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit North Cotabato. No details yet on the quake damage to the city and casualties. "No reports even in the outskirts, so far so good, I hope magpapatuloy," Kidapawan City Mayor...

Savor Philippines’ finest flavors with Mother’s Best

Savor Philippines’ finest flavors with Mother’s Best

Filipinos seeking unique flavors from the Philippines now enjoy an assortment of products shipped all the way from their home country with the help of Shankar Trading Company LLC. Among the products that bring forth the delicious, lip-smacking taste of the Philippine...

OFW squashes rumors that he was raped, slain

OFW squashes rumors that he was raped, slain

An overseas Filipino worker in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia had to squash fake news circulating online that he was raped and died. Raymond Lopez took to Facebook his frustration over some viral posts, videos and memes, on social media bearing a collage of his photos along...

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