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    March 2014 Issue  
Volume 23  
 
   
   
  CFO Upcoming Events  
   
 

 
 

 

3rd Global Summit 2015

 


 

 
 

CFO Upcoming Events

 

 

 


 
 

 

 

 

 

 


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 – www.pre-registration.cfo.gov.ph 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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