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OFWs Needing Psychosocial Support for Mental Health

By |April 17th, 2024|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

A recent study conducted by Dr. Veronica Ramirez, Associate Professor of the University of Asia and the Pacific, was presented at the First National Symposium on Brain & Mental Health Research, “Breaking Stigmas in Mental Health through Research and Development." It was held on April 11, 2024 at the Philippine International Convention Center and organized ... continue reading

CRC Study Uncovers Rising Demand for Migrant Workers in Aging Nordic Workforce

By |March 16th, 2024|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

From left to right: Engr. Admain T. Yusoph, Department of Migrant Workers; Mr. Lambert Ramirez, UA&P; Ms. Jo-nie Raagas, Embassy of Denmark; Asec. Levinson Alcantara, Department of Migrant Workers; Ms. Maria Alyyssa Dacasin, International Labour Office; Mr. Jesper Svenningsen, Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.; Ms. Laura Karjalainen, Embassy of Finland; Dr. ... continue reading

CRC-UA&P Successfully Conducts First Onsite Run of DPO Foundational Course

By |March 15th, 2024|CRC Events, Digital Sector, Expertise, News, Trainings and Workshops|

Closing Ceremony. L-R: Clarisse Buday, CRC Senior Operations Officer; Atty. Maria Theresa de Mesa, Junior Partner of Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Offices; John Kenneth Miranda, Operations Supervisor of First Industrial Finance Co., Inc.; Rheijohn Makahiya, IT Officer of Engtek Precision Philippines, Inc.; Atty. Reinier Jeffrey Abdon, Senior Officer-DPA Compliance of ... continue reading

For every peso spent on Grab, P3.42 is injected into the economy — CRC study

By |March 15th, 2024|Conferences, CRC Events, Expertise, News, Transportation and Logistics|

DRIVING THE PHILIPPINES FORWARD. UA&P Resident Industry & Regional Economist Prof. Greg Mabbagu (R) delves into the intricacies of Grab's economic multiplier effect, emphasizing its pivotal role in propelling the Philippine economy forward. L-R: Paolo Abrera, event moderator; Dr. Cid Terosa, UA&P School of Economics Associate Professor; Dr. Thomas Aquino, Senior Fellow at  CRC. ... continue reading

OFW Mental Health: Breaking Free from Struggle in Silence

By |February 23rd, 2024|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

Dr. Veronica E. Ramirez is conducting a Policy Forum Series on her research study entitled, "Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Mental Health Problems among Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs): Implications to Psychosocial Support Services” in different regions. The research study is funded by DOST-PCHRD Health Research Policy Translation, Evaluation, and Engagement (POLISEE) Grants Program in collaboration ... continue reading

Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Mental and Behavioral Disorders among OFWs

By |July 25th, 2023|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

Most OFW patients experienced panic attacks, schizophrenia, paranoia, anxiety, and extreme fear due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This occurred either in their country of work, while in hotel quarantine during their return to the Philippines, or during their reintegration in their respective communities. Mental health problems have different levels, ranging from temporary behavioral disorders to ... continue reading

OFW money-sending: a long and winding path

By |March 1st, 2023|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

World Bank reported that the Philippines received USD 33 billion remittances in 2017, third to India (USD 69b) and China (USD 64b). Despite employment bans and various causes of repatriations, WB predicts, “Global remittances are expected to increase this year, by 4.1 percent.” Good news for industries such as real estate, finance, consumer goods, insurance ... continue reading

The Workers behind Migrant Work

By |October 21st, 2022|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

We probably know bits and pieces about overseas employment from what we see in the news and social media but we may not fully appreciate the process and the people behind overseas work. This is what this article describes. Many  of those who attempt to apply for work abroad think that they can do so ... continue reading

What Jobs Await OFWs?

By |September 2nd, 2022|Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Professorial Chairs|

When global leaders, top businessmen or executives talk about jobs post-COVID-19 pandemic, there is emphasis on technology, Work from Home, service with minimal physical contact, webinar meetings, acceleration of the pace of digital transformation, access to new platforms and digital marketplaces. They warn that there will be new ways of customer service and product delivery ... continue reading

CRC’s Partnership with DILG Proves Why it is the Go-To Consultancy Firm and Expert in the Public Service Law

By |August 24th, 2022|Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, News, Transportation and Logistics|

According to renowned economist, Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas, now is the time for Foreign Direct Investors to invest in the Philippines for several factors. He explains, “…It is wise to consider the strong fundamentals of the Philippine economy (demographic dividend, strategic geographical location in the most dynamic economic region in the world today—the Indo-Pacific region—and ... continue reading