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Dubai reopens beaches, parks from May 30

Dubai residents can say hello once again to the emirate's vibrant outdoor sceneries during the day as the Dubai Municipality has announced the reopening of several beaches and parks in the emirate. Dubai Municipality, in several tweet updates coursed through the Dubai...

16,000+ OFWs sent home in four days

Malacañang reports that over 16,000 overseas Filipino workers who were staying at hotels and quarantine facilities in Metro Manila have been sent back home to their respective provinces. The swift action and collaboration of multiple government agencies stem from the...

Duterte approves GCQ in Metro Manila from June 1

President Rodrigo Duterte approved the proposal of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to downgrade Metro Manila from modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to the general community quarantine (GCQ). In a...

Mobile transfer still cheapest way of remittance- World Bank

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Sep. 23, 18 | 2:53 pm

Cash transfer via mobile operators is still the cheapest way to send money back home, according to World Bank’s latest Remittance Prices Worldwide (RPW) report.

ACTS-OFW Representative Aniceto Bertiz III said that the global average of mobile cash transfers slipped at 3.20 during the second quarter from 3.29 in the same period in 2017.

Bertiz encourages OFWs to use mobile technologies for the cheapest and fastest transfer of money to their families. He added that the dominant channel through banks are charged with the highest fees.

Meanwhile, remittances through banks are at 10.41 percent in a global average from April to June this year, a drop from the 10.99 percent from the same period in 2017.

Money transfer operators such as Western Union and MoneyGram are at a global average of 6.15 percent of the amount being transferred, 0.08 points down from last year’s 6.23, reported People’s Journal.

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Dubai reopens beaches, parks from May 30

Dubai reopens beaches, parks from May 30

Dubai residents can say hello once again to the emirate's vibrant outdoor sceneries during the day as the Dubai Municipality has announced the reopening of several beaches and parks in the emirate. Dubai Municipality, in several tweet updates coursed through the Dubai...

16,000+ OFWs sent home in four days

16,000+ OFWs sent home in four days

Malacañang reports that over 16,000 overseas Filipino workers who were staying at hotels and quarantine facilities in Metro Manila have been sent back home to their respective provinces. The swift action and collaboration of multiple government agencies stem from the...

Duterte approves GCQ in Metro Manila from June 1

Duterte approves GCQ in Metro Manila from June 1

President Rodrigo Duterte approved the proposal of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to downgrade Metro Manila from modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to the general community quarantine (GCQ). In a...

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