A forum on OFW Remittances

REMITTING OUR HARD EARNED MONEY:

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?”

Cathedral Hall, Cathedral of St. Mary and St. John

Trinity University of Asia

September 18, 2008, 10:00am-12:00nn

Gracing this very significant occasion as our panel speakers are: Senator Mar Roxas, chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade and Commerce; Ms. Iluminada T. Sicat, director, Department of Economic Statistics, Bangko Central ng Pilipinas; Sonny Africa, head, Research Department, IBON Foundation, and; Connie Bragas-Regalado, chairperson, MIGRANTE International.

Also joining us as panel of reactors are representatives from the Land Bank of the Philippines, Development Bank of the Philippines, Association of Bank Remittance Officers, Inc. (ABROI), and a recipient of OFW remittances.

For more details, please contact Migrante Office at tel. no. 421-0768.

Your attendance and participation is highly appreciated. Thank you very much in anticipation.

Respectfully yours,

CONNIE BRAGAS-REGALADO

Chairperson

PROGRAMME

REMITTING OUR HARD EARNED MONEY:

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

A Forum on the Remittances of OFWs

Cathedral Hall,

September 18, 2008

10:00am-12:00nn

Invocation Fr. Carlos Mendez, chaplain, Trinity University of Asia

National Anthem Jonathan Panlilio, Migrante National Staff

Opening Remarks Mrs. Gisela Asas-Luna

Dean, College of Nursing, Trinity University of Asia

Panel of Speakers:

OFWs, Remittances and Philippine Underdevelopment

Sonny Africa, Head, Research Department, IBON Foundation, Philippines

The Documentary Stamp Tax on Remittances

Hon. Senator Mar Roxas, chairman, Committee on Trade and Commerce, Senate of the Philippines

The Regulatory Function of the Central Bank on Remittances

Ms. Iluminada T. Sicat, Director, Department of Economic Statistics, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Why we want to have a Service Fee Free Remittance

Connie Bragas-Regalado, Chairperson, Migrante International

Reactors:

Representatives from the Land Bank of the Philippines, Development Bank of the Philippines, Association of Bank Remittance Officers, Inc. (ABROI), and a recipient of OFW remittances.

Open Forum (Moderator: Prof. Ruel Pepa)

Closing Remarks Gary Martinez, Spokesperson, Migrante International

Emcee: Prof. Ruel Pepa

6 Comments

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  3. This looks cool so far, what’s up people?
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    Oh, and yes I’m a real person LOL.

    Later,

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