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We hosted a giveaway wherein a lucky OFW got a chance to win a free sea cargo from LBC Express and we’re glad that the winner has claimed her prize at the LBC office. Congratulations to our winner, Irene, who has won a balikbayan box transaction that can be shipped from Qatar to anywhere in the Philippines. [...]

If you are a Qualified Filipino While Abroad (QWFA), you can avail of duty and tax-free sending of balikbayan boxes through the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act. Under this law, the balikbayan boxes that you will send to your family or relatives will be tax exempt for up to three times a year, provided that [...]

It’s been part of our Filipino culture that we send balikbayan boxes to our families back in the Philippines as a way to show that we haven’t forgotten about them. We fill these boxes month by month with clothes, groceries and other items bought from what’s left of our monthly salary. LBC, the Philippine leading [...]

As the siege of Qatar continues, His Highness Emir Tamim bin Hamad Ai Thani addressed the nation. Recently, Qatar has rejected the 13 demands given by the Saudi-led group. The list of demands has been reduced to just six, which focuses on eliminating extremism and terrorism. The Emir’s speech looks back at the nation’s experience [...]

Working abroad gives OFWs an opportunity to provide a better life for themselves and their families. However, the better life you enjoy can only last as long as you handle your earnings well. If you have noticed that you never can seem to save up, then maybe a review of how you handle money is [...]

For mommies and daddies out there in Abu Hamour, Rejoice! The new campus of Philippine School Doha has just opened its doors to more than 4,000 students that it can accommodate in its newly constructed buildings. According to the administrators of the school, this project is worth more than QR123 million. Philippine Ambassador Wilfredo Santos [...]

Interesting Facts about Qatar you need to know. ©Steven Byles/Flickr Years ago, very little is known about Qatar, let alone knew what the country is like. But in just a short period, Doha has evolved into a first-class city with its remarkable vista, quintessential architecture, and boasting some of the finest gastronomic restaurants that give [...]

      Be with your family. Convert the family visit visa to residence visa in Qatar. ©Juanedc/Flickr Initially, the family visit visa is granted for one month and can be extended for another five months for first and second-degree relatives and in-laws (Father, Mother, Sister and Children). For other relatives, it can be extended only for [...]

Beginning July 23, 2017, OFWs in Qatar who need to verify their employment contracts with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) can request an appointment online. This system aims to eliminate overcrowding and long waiting period of those concerned. Clients will no longer have to go to POLO early just to get a number. On [...]

Our earnings as OFWs will go far if we know how to make it grow. One of the ways to grow our money is to set up a business because it can provide us with another source of stable income. In this post, we shared some business ideas that you can try. Your family back [...]

People in Qatar have something big to look forward to. Five years from now, one of the biggest sporting events will take place here, the FIFA 2022 World Cup. The biggest names in the world of football/soccer will all gather here in this very amazing country. And to take a sneak peek at the state-of-the-art [...]

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Good news to all OFWs as the OEC will be scrapped and will be replaced with an OFW ID called iDOLE (ID of the Department of Labor and Employment). This OFW ID card is free and will be automatically be issued to all OFWs. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that the OFW ID will [...]