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6 Reasons Why Becoming an OFW May Not Be For You

With over 2 million Filipinos classified to have worked as an OFW at least once in their lifetime, there’s no question that the perks of being one has much appeal among families and young professionals, who are looking to build a career.  Despite its widespread appeal among Filipinos, there’s no guarantee though that working as [...]

5 Practical Ways for OFWs to Cope with Homesickness

Becoming an OFW is just the start. Living and thriving as one are two different stories, though. But as we all know, one of the big challenges OFWs have to face is having to live apart from their friends and families back home – their comfort zone.  ALSO READ: 6 Reasons Why Becoming an OFW [...]

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The Gulf Bank of Kuwait was founded in 1960, it is one of the top banks in Kuwait. The bank was registered as Central Bank of Kuwait and was revised to Gulf Bank in 1984. Also Read: List of Burgan Bank Branches and ATMs in Kuwait This bank has many great services including consumer banking, financial [...]

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The Warba Bank was established in the hopes to cope with the crisis that Kuwait witnessed. This was built on February 17, 2010. Later on, April 7, 2010, was licensed under the Central Bank of Kuwait. Also Read: List of National Bank of Kuwait Branches and ATMs in Kuwait This bank helps its customers in fulfilling [...]

How to Manage your Bank Accounts Effectively

OFWs, whether remitting or saving money for the future will need to deal with bank accounts wherever they may be in the world. Having an account or several of these in a bank can be a challenge for those who need to budget their funds effectively. Opening accounts with several banks has its perks since [...]

Here are What You Need to Know about Teaching English in Kuwait

Like in most Middle Eastern countries, English is generally considered part of the national curriculum and is taught across all levels in school and/or universities in Kuwait. However, native English-speakers are rarely found in the state education system, mainly due to cultural differences. Nevertheless, there is a significant demand for English teachers coming from other [...]

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The Burgan Bank was established in the year 1977. It is the second-largest conventional bank by assets in Kuwait, it is also one of the best banks in this country. And is supported by subsidiaries that are also popular in the MENAT region. Also Read: List of Kuwait International Bank Branches and ATMs in Kuwait This [...]

How to Apply for PhilHealth Voluntary Membership for OFWs

Aside from keeping your own savings for emergency purposes and future plans, as an OFW, you also need to consider setting up an insurance account for yourself and your dependents by the time that you can no longer work abroad or are already at an age when you are more prone to acquiring illnesses and [...]

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The Kuwait Finance House was established in the year 1977. It was the first Islamic bank in Kuwait. Islamic banking notates the system of banking, guided by society’s principles, it is compliant to the religious law named Shari’a. Also Read: List of Burgan Bank Branches and ATMs in Kuwait It is one of the best banks [...]

Gov’t Agencies Expected to Lay Off 3,000+ Expats by New Fiscal Year

Following the 5-year timeline set by the Kuwaiti government to realize its goal of bringing in more nationals into the labour force, new measures are being introduced to cut down the number of expats working in both the public and private sectors. Some of these measures include raising qualifications and requirement standards, adding documentary requirements [...]