Archive for the ‘Filipino Community’ Category

Vice President Jejomar Binay today announced that a female overseas Filipino worker (OFW), who was wrongfully detained at the Qatar Deportation Center, has been released. Binay said that the OFW, whose name has been withheld by embassy officials in Qatar, was detained last September 4 when a glitch in the police database showed that the […]

Since our annual vacation is nearing, I finalized and booked our flights back home last month. Since we came to Doha, we have been using Qatar Airways as our airline of choice. But looking at what other airlines have to offer, I decided that Qatar airways may not be the best choice after all. There […]

Qtel has announced an offer which will provide four new TV channels from the Philippines absolutely free until June 1, 2011. The four new channels in the Filipino package are TFC (The Filipino Channel), Cinema One Global, ANC and Kapamilya. Qtel has added the new channels as part of its strategy to provide the widest […]

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BoC) will be considerate to vacationing balikbayans or overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who would want to bring in electronic items in the country this Christmas. “In the spirit of the holiday season, ang sabi ko sa ating collectors, examiners at appraisers, lalung-lalo na dito sa arrival area na […]

Great news for people who use economy seats for flying with Qatar Airways, they recently enhanced their baggage weight allowances from 20kg to 23kg per customer! That means 3 more kilos for goods you want to take back to Qatar as going home to the Philippines, Qatar Airways allows you 45kg. Read more about it […]


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