Jeremaiah M. Opiniano
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DMW’s new 10-point agenda to run on lesser 2024 budget
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - May 2, 2024 - 10:25am
New Department of Migrant Workers Secretary Hans Leo Cacdac will prioritize overseas Filipino workers' protection and financial leverage despite his agency receiving a lower budget this year by some P2.935 bill...
Historic 2023 OFW deployment moves Philippines' labor migration forward from pandemic
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - April 12, 2024 - 12:04pm
Migrant worker-sending Philippines has moved forward from the COVID-19 pandemic by posting a 55-year high in the number of deployed overseas Filipino workers.
OFW savers declining in last 14 years
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - November 18, 2023 - 9:45am
The number of overseas Filipino workers who save amounts from their foreign remittance incomes has been plummeting for the last 14 years, according to the data of an annual government survey.
A generation of OFW reintegration needs reinvigoration
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - December 9, 2022 - 11:33am
Two and a half years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government has capped off its efforts to put together the most extensive array of economic and psycho-social assistance for returning overseas Filipino...
Guided by ‘correct’ information? Anxious Filipino voters choose new leaders
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - May 9, 2022 - 10:03am
The Philippines awaits anxiously the outcomes of a May 9 national election and a new government’s pathways to moving forward from a pandemic and from a rowdy political climate.
The ‘new’ formula to handle the overseas Pinoy exodus
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - April 9, 2022 - 5:10pm
The Philippines began setting up a “mega” department that will explicitly handle the welfare, rights and employment conditions of Filipino migrant workers.
Migration and COVID-19 pandemic: Hard lessons two years on for OFWs, their homeland
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - March 24, 2022 - 2:43pm
In a few weeks, the Philippines enters a new era of managing the overseas exodus of Filipinos.
Hushes of uncertainty for Philippine hoops?
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - March 2, 2022 - 11:12am
With 4:01 left in the game, and a 21-point spread against the home team screaming loud, the over-5,000 Filipino crowd at Araneta hushed in despair.
Eyes on Paris 2024: Two-time world champ Yulo perseveres over the years
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - October 25, 2021 - 12:37pm
Breakthrough world championships gold and silver medals by Filipino Carlos Edriel Yulo, in two apparatuses where he has yet to break ground globally, have jumpstarted his pursuit of Olympic vengeance.
God helped Hidilyn Diaz pull off record-setting golden Olympic lift
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - July 27, 2021 - 9:41am
Hidilyn Diaz has fulfilled the dreams of generations of Filipino Olympians and sports fans. She has proven the naysayers wrong.
Preview: At most a second Olympic silver for Hidilyn Diaz?
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - July 26, 2021 - 2:59pm
Should 30-year-old Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines sustain a “consistent” performance given her total lifts in the last three years, she’s good for another Olympic silver medal at most.
Gold for Yulo means doing a more difficult FX routine
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - July 23, 2021 - 4:44pm
Reigning world floor exercises champion Carlos Edriel Yulo tries to do the improbable in a fixture Olympic sport: win a gold medal for a country that’s outside of the usual gymnastics powers.
Sanctions to Philippines, Australia to be based on FIBA’s internal regulations
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - July 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Internal regulations of the Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) approved last July 5, 2017 spell out offenses, fines, penalties and the parties who may face repercussions when unsportsmanlike...
Duterte can handle Cabinet members with different stances – analysts
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - July 1, 2016 - 8:24am
Businesspeople. Academics with differing ideologies. Representatives of the Philippine Left. Retired police and military officers. Lesser-known personalities. Not surprisingly, some presidential friends.
Philippines's political, electoral reforms remain uncertain
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - May 9, 2016 - 3:03am
This election also marks the third round of what remains to be the biggest game changer in Philippine electoral reforms: automated voting.
For third time, Lipa City among ‘next wave cities’ for BPO sector
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - April 9, 2016 - 7:39pm
For the third time, government and an industry association of firms in the business process outsourcing sector have included Lipa City in the group of “next wave cities” for the BPO&n...
Can RP go beyond seeing OFWs mitigating economy's shortfalls?
by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano - June 12, 2010 - 12:00am
The decade that opened the new millennium may be remembered as the decade for a sector whose acronym – OFW (for overseas Filipino workers) – is a Southeast Asian country’s trump card, or flagship,...
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