Marco Imbang Umgeher: Rising Star in European ski race

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Marco Imbang Umgeher, a 14-year-old Filipino-Austrian skier whose mother is a native of Sebaste, a town in Northern Antique, is making a name of his own in the competitive European winter sport by bagging victories in national and international stints in Austria – turning him into a young athlete worthy of emulation by the young people of this province. Continue reading

Abu Dhabi-based OFW receives 2016 Bagong Bayani Award


Liezl receives the Bagong Bayani trophy from OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac. image credit: Maria Fe Mabini, Bagong Bayani Foundation, Inc.

A Senior Executive Financial Consultant of Nexus Insurance Brokers, the largest independent financial advisory brokerage in Middle East and Singapore, received the Bagong Bayani (New Hero) Award for Outstanding Employee. Continue reading

Dusit Thani Dubai’s HR Director receives the OFW and Balikbayan Reputation Award in Manila


Vagelyn Federico (4th from left) with Exlink Corporation CEO Michelle Ballesteros (3rd from left) with honored guests

MANILA – A Filipina hotel executive based in Dubai is this year’s one of the awardees of the 7th Outstanding OFW and Balikbayan Reputation Award (OBRA).  Continue reading