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Why a franchise? There are a lot of advantages to starting a franchise business. The best one is that it is generally accepted that franchises have a higher rate of success compared to startup businesses. Another is that you won’t be starting from scratch. A big chunk of the work of starting a business has already been done by the franchisor. You’ll be benefiting from the franchisor’s previous experience in running a business, and from a proven business system. Also, the franchisor will be your business partner. He will provide you with everything you need to start a business. This...
Tips for parents to raise successful children
A child’s success will always be a parent’s life fulfillment. One way to achieve child success is through good parenting practices, tips that would help and support young people to achieve greater things when they come of age. Want your child to have successful assurance? Then these tips would help you reach that fruit of your life’s toil: Let them fail It may be ironic, but the truth is, there are no shortcuts when it comes to success, everything takes time, and one step closer into to reaching it is to let them fail only for them to learn.  Failure...
Long distance relationship
Is a glass of water half empty or half full? Do absence make the heart grow fonder or does it make the heart forget? Sometimes there is always a brighter side of things, and it would mostly depend on your perspective. Long distance relationships are not new in today’s time, but instead of seeing it as a possible downfall in relationships, it could be beneficial not only to the both of you but more importantly to yourself. Below are some tips beyond the brighter side, helpful pointers that you really should know to help you understand that LDRs can be...
Money-saving tips
Are you working outside the country for a better, bigger pay? While you’re happy with the amount of money you receive every month, there’s a big temptation in the picture- misuse of hard-earned money all for unnecessary wants. That’s why we share these 7 smart tips on how to save your hard-earned money. Evaluate your state. Remember that there is a lot of things to consider when working, especially abroad. Do you want to save money? Start by evaluating your costs. What are your regular expenses regarding food? Rent?  Your whole cost of living on a regular basis. Give time to create your system, a...
Destructive Typhoons in the Philippines
A lot of life-threatening natural calamities get exposed to the Philippines year after year, which means strong tropical typhoons are not much of a shocker, but still, the aftermath of every devastating typhoon still haunts the very lives of Filipinos on a storm after another. According to a Time Magazine article in 2013, the Philippines is “the most exposed country in the world to tropical storms.” Approximately ten typhoons enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility each year, half of them even destructive, which would result in an even wider range of damage Filipinos get to face. Below are ten of...
Sports Day for Domestic Helpers
The sports day involved games and activities such as futsal, an obstacle course and Zumba classes, organized by charities Aidha and the Humanitarian Organisation for Migrant Economics (Home) open to all domestic workers of Singapore. Half of the maids from Aida were participants of the event, while the rest are from Home; all took part in the Sunday sports activities. Non-members of either organization were also welcomed to join the fun. Domestic workers were given door gifts from sponsors. Representatives from the Myanmar, Philippine and Indonesia embassies also came as guests for the sports day event. Marilyn Orit, 39, a...
Jollibee store
Jollibee Food Corporation (JFC) is to open 500 stores worldwide, and one to enter in Sabah, closest to its home country the Philippines, and home to a massive Filipino Community in Malaysia.  “For Malaysia, we are doing it first in the eastern part, Kota Kinabalu. There are a lot of Filipinos (there), so we first focus on the Filipinos and then start spreading”, Jollibee founder and chairman Tony Tan Caktiong said. As the Philippines’ No. 1 fast food chain, it plans to conquer new markets around the globe. A budget of $131 million has been set aside for its expansion...
Fake Online Jobs
Fake Overseas Job Openings Advertised Online The POEA reported that many job applicants recently inquired about a public Facebook group “Now Hiring Work Abroad 2018” that advertised job offers for various positions in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, and other countries. Readers of the Facebook ads were asked to email their resume to an online job site. The job offer included attractive benefits such as high salary, high overtime pay rate, paid vacation leave, free transportation, free food and accommodation, and more. But then applicants were also required to pay for processing fees for their...
To prepare for the future is any working Filipino’s goal in life. This means a lot of things: education for the kids, health insurance for medical emergencies, or a secured retirement or a convenient house. Such aspirations have prompted many Filipinos to seek employment abroad since better-paying work opportunities are still scarce in the country. To date, there are over 2 million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have been working around the world. This does not include the undocumented Filipinos who have acquired employment in many countries after gaining entry through tourist visas. Nevertheless, the remittances they are sending back...
BANGKOK, THAILAND – In 2015, the Philippine Embassy reported that there were 15,662 Filipinos in Thailand. This was accounted as follows: 1,025 are permanent migrants (they are married to Thais); temporary migrants, 13,266 are temporary migrants or those issued with work permits by the Thai Ministry of Labor, and the irregular or undocumented accounted to 1,371. However, the numbers could be higher because most Filipinos coming here to work entered as tourists. They have either friends or family members who encouraged them to work in the Kingdom. As an ASEAN member, Filipinos can stay up to 28 days in Thailand...