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The easiest way to send money to the Philippines

Living and working abroad is not always glitz and glam. It’s a great experience, but juggling busy schedules can be quite overwhelming. From working to starting a social life in the UK, to keeping in touch with family in the Philippines, it can get tiring. It’s even worse when a family emergency comes up in the Philippines and you can’t fly back right away.


kabayan remit logo 2020 By Abby Granada 12 February 2020 0 Comments
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Visa-free destinations for Philippine passport holders

Do you love traveling but don’t enjoy applying for a visa? For some Filipinos, visa application can be quite daunting and the process may be laborious. Filling up an application form takes time, the payment can be costly, and waiting for the approval is always nerve-racking. Thus, it's a lot easier to travel to visa-free countries if you're traveling internationally for the first time.


kabayan remit logo 2020 By Abby Granada 3 February 2020 0 Comments
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How Filipinos celebrate Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, marks the end of the Chinese lunar calendar. It is celebrated all around the world, but it’s also widely popular in the Philippines. Its essence has been adopted by the Philippine culture due to the Chinese influence on the country. Hence why Chinese New Year is always a fun and exciting time for Filipinos.


kabayan remit logo 2020 By Abby Granada 24 January 2020 0 Comments
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Donation to Taal Volcano eruption evacuees

Since the Taal Volcano eruption, families and individuals of affected areas had to flee their homes to move to safer grounds. The Batangas government reported that over 160,000 victims have taken refuge in evacuation centres in Cavite, Batangas and Quezon province. Though some victims can still go home, the Philippine officials have recently implemented a […]


kabayan remit logo 2020 By Abby Granada 22 January 2020 0 Comments
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How to stay safe during volcanic ashfall

Taal Volcano is one of the world’s smallest volcanoes, located just outside of the Philippines’ capital city. Despite its spectacular beauty, it’s also listed as the country’s second most active volcano. Taal Volcano began spewing ashes a few days ago, causing residents in and around the surrounding villages to evacuate.


kabayan remit logo 2020 By Abby Granada 15 January 2020 0 Comments
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Sending money from the United Kingdom to the Philippines made easier

Moving overseas and working abroad may sound like a dream for most Filipinos. Thousands of Filipinos leave the country each year in hopes of finding better opportunities in foreign countries. However, this also means that more and more Filipinos move away from their families and loved ones to be able to provide for them.


kabayan remit logo 2020 By Abby Granada 3 December 2019 0 Comments