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    March 2014 Issue  
Volume 23  
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Two Sentenced for Violating the Anti-Mail Order Bride Law

The Quezon City Regional Trial Court rendered its judgement against two accused, Celia Rumusod Gorospe and Jinalyn “Anne” Jaicten Inao and found them guilty of violating the Republic Act 6955 or the Anti-Mail Order Bride Act. They were convicted for matching, offering and contracting marriage between Filipinos and foreign nationals for profit.

Protection for out-of-status Filipinos in U.S. gains ground

Sec. John Kerry
Secretary John Kerry

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — The effort to confer a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on the Philippines is not dead yet and is actually gaining some momentum, according to one of the leaders of the proposal that would put a hold on Filipino deportation in the United States.



CFO signs MOA with DOH on the development of Integrated Database System of Human Resources for Health


CFO signs MOA with DOH


Recognizing the vital role of the Human Resources for Health (HRH) in health service delivery, CFO Chairperson Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas signed last February 28, 2014, the Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Health (DOH) on the development of the Integrated Database System of Human Resources for Health.


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Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum

Sec. Imelda M. Nicolas

A video interview with Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas at the Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum in London and other FI2020 supporters that focuses on regulatory challenges and opportunities for financial inclusion.

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Overseas Filipino voters may register starting May 6, 2014

Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189, otherwise known as “The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003”, as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not otherwise disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the elections, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for President, Vice-President, Senators and Party-List Representatives.

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The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) launched its Online Pre-Registration for Filipino emigrants through – on December 3, 2012. Filipino emigrants are those who leave the country to settle permanently in another.


Thank You - Typhoon Yolanda Donors


  Local News on Rehab/Relief Efforts for Disaster Victims  


Butterfly Houses: Solution to lack of housing in Yolanda-hit areas?

19 March 2014


UN commends PHL’s commitment to “Build Back Better And Safer”

18 March 2014

  CFO Events / CFO Participation  


Speech of Sec. Imelda M. Nicolas - Channels used by Traffickers in the Philippines - Policy Conference on Addressing Irregular Migration and Human Trafficking in Europe and Asia

March 06-07, 2014


Speech of Sec. Imelda M. Nicolas - The Return And Reintegration Of Filipino Diaspora And Their Role In Philippines Development - KNOMAD Public Seminar

March 04, 2014


“Ang Kalatas” Awarded Best Multicultural Online Publication In New South Wales

18 March 2014



  Overseas Filipino News  


White House Engages Filipino American Leaders

26 March 2014


Chasing a Fil-Am Retirement Dream

14 March 2014

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