Showing posts with label Filipinos in Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Filipinos in Korea. Show all posts

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Congratulations 2014 Migration Advocacy And Media Awards Winners!

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas congratulates the 10 best media works from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines, as this year’s Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards winners. Now on its fourth year, the MAM Awards, which was conceived in 2011 by the CFO, aim to recognize the significant role of the media in raising public awareness on issues related to Filipino migration, the challenges of migration and development, and advocate the cause and promote a positive image of Filipinos overseas.

Author: Jonathan Hicap
Publication: Manila Bulletin
An article about marriage migration and the initiatives made by the Philippine and South Korea governments to end fake interracial marriages.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Pinay actress Sunshine Estores balances career, family life in South Korea

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Bucheon, South Korea – Filipina Sunshine Estores landed her very first acting part as a troubled expat in the hit Korean drama “Melody of Love,” during her first audition ever, October last year.
Sunshine considers it a great blessing, especially since the last few years have been quite a struggle for her and her Korean husband, Kim Dong Seop.
Sunshine Estores

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Between Loneliness And High Wages

Filipino Workers Face Sacrifices In Korea, New Land Of Opportunity
By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin 
MANILA, Philippines --- To many Filipinos, South Korea beckons as the new land of opportunity. And the key to the gate of that land is the Employment Permit System (EPS).
The EPS is the South Korean government’s program that allows small-and-medium Korean enterprises to hire foreign workers.
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