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25-Year-Old OFW from Japan Builds Php 2.7 Million Dream House in 2 Years

Working abroad can be an exciting experience for many Filipinos. It’s an opportunity to explore life from a different perspective, a new culture, and the environment. You also get to meet new people with whom you can build relationships. But more than these, perhaps the most exciting aspect of working abroad is the idea of [...]

The Japanese government on Wednesday (February 17) launched its vaccination campaign, starting with an initial group of 40,000 health workers before expanding the rollout to the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions. The launch of the nationwide vaccination program comes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s public support [...]

Japan Quake Stuns Businesses, Transportation, 100 Injured

An out of the ordinary earthquake stunned the north-eastern area of Japan at around 11:07 pm on Saturday (February 13, local time), halting business operations and transportation, and leaving at least 100 individuals injured. The earthquake appeared to be an aftershock from the devastating quake that hit the area in 2011. 7.3 Magnitude Quake Disrupts [...]

Japan Extends State of Emergency for Another Month

The Japanese government has announced that it will extend the coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka, and eight other prefectures for a month, until March 7. The initial state of emergency was set to cover 11 prefectures and was originally set to end on Sunday (February 7). Gov’t Announces Extension of State of Emergency [...]

Japan to Start Vaccinations Next Week – Suga

The Japanese government announced that it will launch its nationwide vaccination campaign starting next week. Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide made the announcement during a meeting with officials from the government and ruling parties last Wednesday (February 10). The important announcement came days after the government announced that Japan will extend the state of emergency [...]

[KATAS OFW] OFW in Japan Shares Construction Journey of His 2-Story Dream House

Some people think that working abroad is the goal. But for others, this is only the means to a goal. Whatever that goal is, it has to be something that would have been quite difficult to achieve had the person decided to stay in the Philippines and work – like building a brand new home. [...]

Japan Expands COVID-19 Emergency to 7 More Prefectures

Filipinos in Japan, brace yourself as the Japanese government has expressed its intent to expand the ongoing state of emergency imposed on the capital from last week. ALSO READ: New COVID-19 Variant: Japan Bans Entry of Foreigners As Japan continues to see a record-breaking increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the government has announced [...]

[LOOK] This Modern, Spacious 3-BR, 2-T&B House Was Planned, Conceptualized, and Built by a Japan OFW

Overseas Filipino workers are hardworking, creative, and very dependable when it comes to their work whatever their role may be. These very qualities, when applied to other things such as building one’s dream house can make wonders you wouldn’t think possible or quite easy to do. In this article, we share a video about a [...]

New COVID-19 Variant: Japan Bans Entry of Foreigners

A few days before 2020 ended, Japan announced that it will be suspending new entries of non-resident foreign nationals from “most parts of the world” as a precaution against a new variant of the coronavirus. ALSO READ: List of Japan Holidays in 2021 Even before the suspension of travel entry, Japan had already reported eight [...]

KATAS NG OFW: OFW Vlogs about Buying His Dream House While Working and Saving Up in Japan

They say that having a house is different from having a home. That may be true, but for someone who had neither of the two growing up, this is simply a matter of choice of words. Many Filipinos dream of working abroad because a lot of us came from impoverished families and difficult situations. For this [...]