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                Computer-Based Test of Proficiency in Korean
                      Employment Permit System
                                                                                                                                                  .
K
      ayo ba ay kabilang                    kakataong mapiling muli                          na matatagpuan sa 6th                                  Php996 Test Fee (peso
      sa mga nanggaling                     ng Korean EPS employ-                            Floor ng POEA BFO Build-                             equivalent  of    USD24)
      sa Korea at nagtra-                   ers at makabalik sa Korea                        ing     sa   Mandaluyong                             na babayaran sa Land-
baho    sa    ilalim   ng                   sa maikling proseso, na                          City, sang-ayon sa ibibi-                            bank branches sangayon
Employment Permit System                    dadaan pa rin sa POEA.                           gay na schedule o indi-                              sa POEA Order of Payment
(EPS) na nais makaba-                                                                        vidual test date ng HRD
lik sa bansang nasabi?                      3. Tingnan sa POEA web-                          Korea at i-aanunsyo sa                               7.      Ang      Computer-
Narito ang inyong pag-                      site   (http://www.poea.                         POEA sa website sim-                                 Based TOPIK ay tata-
kakataon kaya inyong ala-                   gov.ph/) ang Announce-                           ula    sa   February   7.                            gal ng 70 minutong tu-
min kung kayo ay kwalipi-                   ment      ng    MOEL-HRD                                                                              loy-tuloy. Ito ay binubuo
kadong makabalik at kung                    Korea    para  sa     kauku-                     6.    Naririto  ang    mga                           ng Reading (40 min-
paano ang dapat gagawin:                    lang      mga     alituntun-                     kailangan sa araw ng                                 utes) at Listening (30
                                            in   ukol   sa  CBT-TOPIK.                       CBT-TOPIK      Registration:                         minutes)       components.
1.    Ang     mga     kusang-

                                                                                             .
bumalik      (voluntary    re-              4. Ang unang CBT-TOPIK                                                                                8. Upang maging sis-
turnee) mula sa Korea                       registration  ay     gaga-                                                                            tematiko ang pagpunta ng
                                                                                                 Kopya ng Pasaporte
simula noong 1 January                      win sa loob ng limang (5)                                                                             mga nais magparehistro,
                                                                                             na may tatak ng ku-
2010 na hindi pa lam-                       araw (14 to 18 January                                                                                sundin po lamang ang
                                                                                             sang paglisan sa Korea
pas sa 38 years old sa                      2013) para sa Nation-                                                                                 kaukulang takdang araw


                                                                                             .
umpisa ng CBT Regis-                        al   Capital Region,   Lu-                                                                            sang-ayon sa simula ng ape-
tration (mula sa mga                        zon, Visayas at Mindanao                                                                              lyido/surname sang-ayon
                                                                                                 Application form na                              sa sumusunod na letra:
ipinanganak        ng      14               sa mga sumusunod na
                                                                                             may kopya ng pasaporte
January        1975)      ang               dako:
                                                                                             at    2  colored   pictures                          Lunes (14 January) : A to E
sakop        ng      ganitong
                                                                                             (passport size 3.5 cm
programa                upang               National Capital Region                                                                               Martes (15 January) : F to J
                                                                                             x 4.5 cm taken within 6
muling      makapagtrabaho                  and South Luzon                                  months). Ang CBT Ap-                                 Miyerkules (16 January) : K to O
sa     ilalim     ng     EPS.               Occupational Safety and                          plication Form ay ipa-
                                            Health   Center   (OSHC)                         pamahagi sa dako ng
                                                                                                                                                  Huwebes (17 January) : P                  to T
Hindi na maaaring mag-                      North     Avenue     cor-
apply ang lampas na ng                                                                       CBT            registration.                         Biyernes (18 January) : U to Z
                                            ner      Agham      Road
38 years old ng 14 Janu-
ary 2013 at ang mga                         Diliman,   Quezon    City.
may Korean record of over-                                                                                          2013 Minimum Wage
                                            North and Cental Luzon                                            (January 1- Dec 31, 2013) (unit: KRW)
staying or illegal stay.
                                            POEA     Regional  Center
2. Sa pamamagitan ng                        for   Luzon    2nd  Floor,                         시급 수당 Hourly rate                                                     4,860
bagong     ipatutupad      na               LZK       Zambrano Bldg.
Computer-Based           Test               Quezon     Avenue,    San                          연장 수당 Overtime rate                                                   (4,860*1.5)
of Proficiency in Korean                    Fernando City La Union.                                                                                                  7,290
(CBT-TOPIK)     ng      Kore-                                                                  야간 수당 Night Differential (10pm~6am) ( 4 , 8 6 0 * 0 . 5 )
an Ministry of Employ-                      Visayas Region
ment and Labor (MOEL)                       POEA      Regional   Center                                                                                              2,430
sa     pamamagitan         ng               for Visayas DOLE Bldg.                             하루 수당 Daily Rate                                                      (4,860*8)
ahensya nitong HRD Ko-                      (Insular)    Gorordo   cor-
                                                                                                                                                                     38,880
rea,    ang    makakapasa                   ner       General     Maxi-
sa language test na ito                     lom Avenues, Cebu City                             월급 수당 Monthly Wage (above 20 ( 4 , 8 6 0 * 2 0 9 )
at maging sa kaukulang                                                                         workers 40hrs a week)        1,015,740
health          qualification               5. Ang actual comput-
pagkatapos      ay       mul-               erized   examination    ay                         월급 수당 Monthly Wage (below 19 ( 4 , 8 6 0 * 2 2 6 )
ing maisasama sa EPS                        magsisimula   sa    Febru-                         workers 44hrs a week)        1,098,360
Jobseeker     Roster     para               ary 19, 2013 na gagawin                          Source: http://migrantok.cafe24.com/english/viewtopic.php?t=642&sid=f1c788940b9175aea03214813f159c80
magkaroon       ng       pag-               sa nag-iisang CBT Venue

Volume 3                      Issue 01                                          January 2013                                                                     NOT FOR SALE
Bulletin Entertainment's Top 10 Korean
          Entertainment Stories
                                                                                          M       ANILA, Philippines - 2012
                                                                                                  became an exciting year
                                                                                                  for hallyu or the Korean
                                                                                          Wave, especially for K-pop. A
                                                                                          horse-riding dance became an
                                                                                          Internet sensation and swept
                                                                                          the world. A number of Kore-
                                                                                          an stars visited the Philippines
                                                                                          and a three-year old legal dis-
                                                                                          pute ended through a settlement.
                                                                                          Here’s Bulletin Entertainment’s

                                                                                          Top     Seven        in     the      Ranking:

                                                                                          7. Filipino-Korean actress Jasmine
                                                                                          Lee elected in Korean Assembly -
                                                                                          Filipino-Korean actress and multi-
                                                                                          culturalism advocate Jasmine Lee
                                                                                          made history when she became
                                                                                          the first naturalized Korean to
                                                                                          be elected as proportional rep-
                                                                                          resentative, similar to the Philip-
                                                                                          pines’ party-list representative,
                                                                                          in South Korea’s National Assem-
                                                                                          bly during an election last April
                                                                                          11. She ran under the Saneuri
                                                                                          Party. Before getting elected,
                                                                                          Lee appeared in Korean films
                                                                                          “Punch” and “Secret Reunion.”
(Clockwise from top left) Big Bang, Psy, Girls Generation, Wonder Girls' Sunye, JYJ and
Jasmine Lee (Photos courtesy of YG Entertainment, www.newsen.com and Jasmine Lee's
Facebook account)                                                                         Our wish in 2013: With the election
                                                                                          of Saenuri party leader Park Geun-
Courtesy of Manila Bulletin                                                               Hye as the first female president
                                                                                          of South Korea, we hope Jasmine
Source:http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/387178/bulletin-entertainments-top-10-korean-        Lee will be given more opportu-
entertainment-stories#.UNul6OR19o9                                                        nities to work on her advocacies.



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2    SULYAPINOY - The voice of the modern living heroes                                                               January 2013
  ‘Kopinos’ Long
  For Dad’s Love
By ELLSON A. QUISMORIO




M       ANILA, Philippines
        He     is     King
        Lee, a sixteen-
-year-old         “Kopino.”

Kopino.” Kopino (Korean-        In truth, King Lee is de-       are    depicted     as     very     that Kopinos are not ill-fated
Filipino) refers to half-       prived of much more than        poor        and          pitiful.   children but are a bless-
Korean, half-Filipino chil-     his nameless father’s love                                          ing and gift from above.”
dren     who   have   been      and attention. Born deaf-       “This is not about the nega-
abandoned by their Korean       mute, he is basically il-       tive. You (Korean fathers)          On May 4, the director
fathers in the Philippines.     literate as he has never        may be away, but your chil-         helped organized a party to
                                had     formal  education.      dren are doing well. On the         celebrate Korean National
“King Lee has never met his                                     other hand, their mothers           Children’s Day (actually cel-
father, he doesn’t know who     Not that his mother could       continue to work hard,” the         ebrated on May 5) at the
or where he is,” said Ko-       afford to give him one (her     13-year director said, re-          Open Rainbow Foundation
rean director and television    identity was withheld). The     ferring to his documentary.         Welfare Center in Cainta,
programming producer Oh         director said she insists she                                       which is an institution that
Kyu Ik through a translator.    loves King Lee’s Korean fa-     Director Oh, himself a fa-          takes care of Kopinos. Its
                                ther very much, that’s why      ther, said he’s pushing for         founder, Pastor Pal Ok Kim,
Producer-director Oh, 40,       she chose to put “Lee” in his   the perception change for           is a Korean missionary.
arrived in the country last     son’s first name (Lee was the   the sake of the Kopino chil-
May 2 and spent a week          Korean father’s surname).       dren. “This documentary             King Lee, his siblings,
filming the life story of Ko-                                   is all about the children.”         mother, and grandmoth-
pino children. The material     Apparently, King Lee’s four                                         er were all present at the
would be used for a docu-       other siblings were all fa-     Hope Of Normalcy                    Open Rainbow that day.
mentary of Kopino kids in the   thered by different men.
Philippines, to be produced                                     There is still hope for the         “It was the first time
by Chungju Munwha Broad-        With no knowledge of tra-       abandoned children in the           that they (King’s fam-
casting    Corp.    (CJMBC).    ditional  sign   language,      form of “Kopino Founda-             ily) ever experienced an-
                                communicating with King         tions”. In these institu-           ything like that togeth-
Director Oh said he expects     Lee is quite a challenge        tions, the kids are ex-             er,” claimed the director.
a lengthy series of shoot-      if you’re a new acquaint-       posed to Korean culture
ings since he wants to give a   ance, or a director that        as well as fun and educa-           On Thursday, May 8, the
step-by-step picture of King    wants him to do specif-         tional activities like draw-        CJMBC crew filmed King Lee
Lee’s life. The documentary     ic things for the camera.       ing, dancing and playing            as he played with a group of
would run between 60 and                                        with musical instruments.           strangers his age at a bas-
90 minutes, and expected        Paradigm Shift                                                      ketball court in Parañaque
to be finished on October.                                      “By learning these activities,      City. Although shy at first,
                                Director Oh said King           the children get to express         King Lee eventually opened
Looking at videos and im-       Lee would be one of the         their feelings and emotions         up and was accommodated
ages of King Lee’s taken        “stars” of CJMBC’s docu-        as well as develop their skills     by the group of youngsters.
by the director’s six-man       mentary, which he hopes         and talents,” Director Oh
crew, we see a boy whose        would help create a para-       said, adding that he plans          “Kopinos are normal chil-
appearance is out-of-place      digm in his native land         on bringing Kopino children         dren too,” Director Oh said.
in his own neighborhood –       about Kopino children and       in Korea to have a show.
a squatter’s colony in Ba-      their   Filipino mothers.                                           Courtesy of Manila Bulletin
rangay Tugatog, Malabon                                         “This will help them build
                                                                                                    Source: http://www.mb.com.ph/
City. One could say that he     He said that in Korea, Ko-      their confidence. It’s also         articles/359997/kopinos-long-
looks straight out of Seoul.    pinos and their mothers         an eye opener to us that            for-dad-s-love#.UNurmuR19o8



3    SULYAPINOY - The voice of the modern living heroes                                                          January 2013
 Jasmine Lee, Korean lawmakers vow to help Kopino kids
 by Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Posted at 12/21/2012



M
         ANILA, Philippines - Five South Korean lawmakers,                    the story. Parang lahat (ng Kopinos) ay disgrasyada
         including Philippine-born Jasmine Lee, vowed to                      at galing sa GROs," Son told ABS-CBNnews.com.
         help Korean-Filipino (Kopino) children abandoned                     Korean         citizenship         for         Kopinos?
by     their   Korean     fathers   in    the   Philippines.                  At the Kopino Children's Association shelter, there are
The lawmakers visited the Kopino Children Asso-                               19 children who live there and get free education.
ciation shelter in Quezon City on Friday and met
with around 19 children and their Filipina mothers.                           "In order to bridge the gap between Korea and the Philippines,
                                                                              we need to raise the status of the children by giving them the
                                                                              best education possible... We also help the parents become
                                                                              self-reliant by giving them livelihood projects," Son said.

                                                                              Asked what Kopinos want from the South Korean govern-
                                                                              ment, Son said "not financial or material aspect but we hope,
                                                                              especially Jasmine Lee because she is the appointed repre-
                                                                              sentative for multicultural families, they can change their
                                                                              laws to accommodate Kopinos in the Philippines. I think the
                                                                              law only covers multicultural families who are only in Korea."

                                                                              During the meeting with the Korean lawmakers, several
                                                                              of the Filipina mothers said they do not seek financial as-
                                                                              sistance, but help in terms of livelihood and education.

                                                                              "At least we know now that they don't want ordinary help na
                                                                              bibigyan lang ng pera na sandali lang. Gusto nila ng long-term
Jasmine Lee, a Philippine-born South Korean lawmaker, shakes hand with        help -- mga programs sa mga nanay at education para sa
a Korean-Filipino girl at the Kopino Children Association shelter in Quezon   children. Ayaw nila ng may magbibigay lang ng pera," Jasmine
City on December 21, 2012. Photo by Rem Zamora for ABS-CBNnews.com            Lee said.Some Filipina mothers raised the question of
Lee, a Filipina who became the first foreigner to become a law-               whether Kopino children can acquire Korean citizenship.
maker in South Korea, said this was the first time the South Ko-
rean government is reaching out to Kopinos in the Philippines.

"Pinaka-unang trial ito ng South Korean government to
get involved with the Kopinos. This is the first stage.
The reason why we're here is to listen on what they real-
ly need, to see how it is and to see the truth of the sto-
ries we've been hearing," she told ABS-CBNnews.com.

Lee Joo-young, the president of the Korean Parliamentar-
ian League on Children, Population and Environment, said
South Korea is willing to help but they will need to fur-
ther discuss what assistance they can give to Kopinos.

"This Kopino issue is something new that we encountered in
Philippines. With this meeting, we have seen the real situ-
ation of the Kopinos. When we return to Korea, we will dis-
cuss what we can help for the Kopinos," Lee Joo-young said.                   South Korean lawmakers meet with several Korean-Filipino children and
                                                                              their mothers at the Kopino Children Association shelter in Quezon City
In South Korea, the issue of Korean-Filipino children being aban-             on December 21, 2012. Photo by Rem Zamora for ABS-CBNnews.com
doned by their Korean fathers was big news last year. The top                 However, under South Korean law, the father has to rec-
three TV networks even aired documentaries about the issue.                   ognize the child before he can become a Korean citizen.
"Last year kasi na-sensationalize ito. All three major TV sta-                "But if the Korean father does not want to recognize the child,
tions in Korea aired documentaries about Kopinos... Ang                       the child can file a lawsuit against the father. But this is a long
naging image sa Korea ng mga Kopino children are children                     and difficult process and expensive. I think it will be better to fo-
born out of wedlock from entertainers, bar girls... That's                    cus more on livelihood in the Philippines and not too focused on
how they were selling these stories out," Jasmine Lee said.                   getting Korean citizenship for the children," Lee Joo-young said.
However, only a small number of the reportedly 10,000 Ko-                     Jasmine Lee said the lawmakers will go back to South Korea and
pinos in the Philippines are children of Filipina entertainers.               figure out what concrete measures they can do to help the Kopinos.
Normi Son, whose Korean husband Cedric helped organ-
ize the Kopino Children’s Association, said most of the Ko-                   "We have a long way to go and more work to do," she said.
pino children are born to Korean and Filipino parents
who were married but broke up and left them.                                  Courtesy of ABS-CBNnews.com

“We have to correct the wrong information na bini-                            Source:http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/-depth/12/21/12/jasmine-
gay ng TV outfits sa Korea. They sensationalized                              lee-korean-lawmakers-vow-help-kopino-kids


4     SULYAPINOY - The voice of the modern living heroes                                                                         January 2013
                                                   MOEL-HRD Korea
       Announcement of Special EPS-TOPIK (Computer-Based Test or CBT)


A
       ccording to the MOU on the Sending of Workers between                    4. Mindanao Regions
       the Ministry of Employment and Labor of the Republic of                  POEA Regional Center for Mindanao 2nd Floor, AMYA II Bldg.
       Korea (MOEL) and Department of Labor and Employment                      Quimpo Boulevard corner Tulip Drive Ecoland, Davao City
of the Philippines (DOLE), Special EPS-TOPIK for those who vol-                 ○ Method: Individual-Visit-Registration
untarily returned home before within their permitted sojourn                    ○ Required documents:
period and want to come back for work in Korea will be conducted                - Copy of passport on their returning home (for proving he/she is
as follows: All job seekers who want to work in Korea under the                 a voluntary returnee)
Employment Permit System should pass the EPS-TOPIK, imple-                      - Application form (Free distribution at the registration place, only
mented by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea                      to the applicants who paid the test fee)
(HRD Korea) authorized by the MOEL, and only those who passed                   ○ Registration numbers are written on each application form, and
the test are allowed to submit the job application form for EPS.                one applicant can receive and submit one application form. If there
                                                                                is any error in an application form, correct it with correction fluid
1. Test Schedule                                                                or tape and submit it.
                                                                                - A copy of passport (or ID card)4
    Registration   Announce-      Test Period    Announc-          Age          ○ A copy of passport (or ID card) is required to be attached on
      Period       ment of test                 ment of test     Require-
                                                                                the application form
                      date                        result          ments
                                                                                ○It is preferable to attach a copy of passport (or ID card) written
                                                                 Jan 14,        in English (especially name)
    Jan 14~18         Feb 7       Feb 19 ~         Mar 29         1975           - 2 photographs of 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm (taken within 6 months)
                                                                    ~
                                                                 Jan 14,
                                                                                ○Test fee: 24 USD (Php996)
                                                                  1995          ○ If an applicant who has avoidable reasons cancel his/her regis-
*  The schedule can be changed according to EPS circumstances and num-          tration during registration period, the
ber of applicants.                                                              applicant can get full refund. (However, re-application after cancel-
    ○ 1st session (35 persons)                                                  lation is not allowed)
- Orientation: 08:30~09:30, - Test time: 09:30~10:40
    ○ 2nd session (35 persons)                                                  ○ Registration will be made in the order of receipt, and if
    - Orientation: 10:50~11:50, - Test time: 11:50~13:00                        the applicants overly applied an additional test date will
* All examinees must be in the test room before the orientation time            be decided and the test will be conducted accordingly. Its
                                                                                date also will be announced on the announcement date
2. Allowed Type of Industry: Manufacturing, etc.                                of the designated test venue and date for each applicant.
* If an applicant wants to be applied for a designated recommendation to his/
her last workplace (employer) where he/she had worked more than a year          7. Test Summary
should select the same industry of the workplace. For this reason, applicants
should select the industry carefully considering the mentioned condition.           Question           Number of          Total score      Time given
3. The number of passers: To be announced                                           Structure          questions
                                                                                       R/C                 25                100            40 mins.
○ The number of passers will be announced later separately
in the order of the high scores among the applicants who                               L/C                 25                100            30 mins.
scored more than 80 points out of 200, regardless of industry.                        TOTAL                50                200             70 mins

4. Test Place and Date Announcement                                             ○ Questions will be selected both from the open question book and from
○ Test Place : CBT (Computer Based Test) Examination Room                       the newly developed closed questions.
                                                                                ○ Test Structure and Allotment of Scores and passing standard.
* Address: 6th Floor POEA, BFO Building, Ortigas Avenue corner                      - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
EDSA, Mandaluyong City.                                                         - R/C and L/C will be implemented continuously without a break.
○ Announcement Method                                                             ○ Items to prepare on the test day.
 - website of EPS-TOPIK (http://www.epstopik.hrdkorea.or.kr)                    - Admission Ticket
                                                                                - Passport (or ID card)
 - the bulletin board and website of POEA (http://www.poea.gov.ph)              ○ All applicants are required to bring his/her passport (ID card) of which
                                                                                is the same with the one posted on his/her application form.
5.Qualifications (Eligibility)                                                  ○No applicant is allowed to take the test without passport (or ID card).
○Reemployed workers who voluntarily leave within their permited
  sojourn period(Time of returning: Not before January 1st, 2010)               8. Announcement of Test Result
○Persons aged between 18 and 38                                                 ○ Announcement Date: Beginning Mar 29, 2013
* Persons born between Jan 14, 1975 and Jan 14, 1995                            ○ Announcement Method
○Persons who have not been convicted of imprisonment or heavier                 - Bulletin board of the POEA Central and Regional Offices
  punishment                                                                    - Website of the POEA (http://www.poea.gov.ph)
○Persons who have no record of deportation or departure orders                  - Website of the Employment Permit System(http://www.eps.go.kr)
  from the Republic of Korea                                                    - Website of the EPS-TOPIK (http://epstopik.hrdkorea.or.kr)
○Persons who are not restricted from departure of home country                  ○ Validity period of test result is 2 years (effective on the date of
                                                                                result)
6. Registration Procedure
○ Period: Jan 14~18, 2013 (For 5 days)                                          9. Other Information
○ Place: Designated POEA Registration Sites as follows:                         ○ If an applicant is confirmed as a non-voluntary returnee, his/
1. National Capital Region and South Luzon                                      her test result will be considered invalid even if he/she passes
Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC)                                    the test and the applicant should take full responsibility on that.
North Avenue corner Agham Road Diliman, Quezon City                             ○ Those who pass the test will benefit from a shortened re-entry
2. North and Cental Luzon                                                       procedures including faster job registration and placement, and
POEA Regional Center for Luzon 2nd Floor, LZK Zambrano Bldg.                    exemption from pre-departure training.
Quezon Avenue, San Fernando City La Union                                       ○ On the test day, mobile phones, cassette players, PDA, MP3 play-
3. Visayas Regions                                                              er, electronic dictionaries, and other electronic devices which can
POEA Regional Center for Visayas DOLE Bldg. (Insular) Gorordo                   possibly be used in cheating during the test are highly prohibited.
corner General Maxilom Avenues, Cebu City
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5      SULYAPINOY - The voice of the modern living heroes                                                                               January 2013
 Social Media at ang                                               lay na nagdudugtong sa aking nakaraan:
                                                                   -sa mga taong nakapagbigay ng impluwensya sa akin
                                                                   -sa mga lugar na nagbigay ng masasayang alaala

 Modernong Pilipino                                                -mga karanasang nagturo ng bagong kaalaman
                                                                   Ang social media din, para sa akin, ay tulay na nagdudugtong
                                                                   sa akin sa kasalukuyan:
A Special Report on PEBA’s 2012:
“The Social Media and I: Bridging the Past, Present and Future”    -sa aking mga mahal sa buhay na hindi ko kasama
Posted on October 7, 2012 by ResidentPatriot                       -mga kaibigang nasa malayong lugar
                                                                   -mga pangyayari sa aking bayang kinamulatan at kasalukuyang
Ano na lang ang buhay kung wala ang social media? Maram-           kinaroroonan
ing Pilipino na ang natulungan at patuloy na tinutulungan ng       -kamalayan sa mga nagaganap sa ibang panig ng daigdig
bagong teknolohiyang ito:                                          -pagbabahagi ng bagong ideya o kaisipan
-mga nalulungkot na OFW                                            At idinudugtong din ng social media ang kasalukuyan sa hina-
-mga kabataang hindi masyadong outgoing                            harap sa pamamagitan ng:
-mga taong gustong magtipid sa entertainment                       -mga impormasyon tungkol sa makabagong teknolohiya
-mga gustong makahanap ng sideline income                          -mga balita tungkol sa mga pagbabagong makaka-impluwen-
-mga naghahanap ng bagong impormasyon                              sya sa hinaharap
-mga gustong magpasikat                                            -mga matututunang kaalaman na makapagpapa-unlad sa aking
                                                                   kinabukasan
                                                                   Pinalawak, pinadali, pinatipid ng social media ang par-
                                                                   aan ng komunikasyon at pagbabahagi ng impormasy-
                                                                   on. Isang mabuting bagay ito para sa ating mga gum-
                                                                   agamit, subalit gaya ng kasabihan, “Ang lahat ng
                                                                   sobra ay masama.” (Tingnan ang drawing sa itaas.)
                                                                   Ang social media ay may kaakibat na responsable at maingat
                                                                   na paggamit upang hindi mapinsala at huwag makapinsala.

                                                                   Source:http://thepinoysite.wordpress.com/2012/10/07/social-
                                                                   media-at-ang-modernong-pilipino/

                                                                  MOEL-HRD Korea Announcement of Special EPS-TOPIK
                                                                  continuation from page 5
                                                                  ○ Test will be void, and examinees will NOT be eligible for taking
                                                                  the test for 2 years in case of cheating during the test.
                                                                  ○ If an applicant’s personal information on the passport is not
                                                                  exactly the same as the one on the application form (name,
                                                                  date of birth, and gender), their registration to the EPS job
                                                                  seekers’ roster and entry to Korea is not permitted in any
Hindi kapani-kapaniwala ang bilis ng paglaganap ng im-            case, and the applicant is fully responsible for any prob-
pluwensya ng social media sa buhay ng mga Pilipi-                 lem caused by the differences in their personal information
no. Pinagtitibay lang nito ang isang aspeto ng kultura
natin, ang pagpapa-halaga natin sa pakikipag-ugnayan.               ◈   Passing the     special EPS-TOPIK  only  guaran-
Pinatunayan na natin ito dati pa sa mga naging popu-                tees the qualification for job application for EPS,
lar na paraan ng komunikasyon gaya ng pagte-text, pag-              and does not guarantee the employment in Korea.
bisita sa mga yahoo chat rooms, pakikipag-talastasan
                                                                    ◈    Moreover, persons who are restricted from the em-
sa mga online forums at sa pagtambay sa friendster.                 ployment in Korea, such as those who do not pass
Ngayon ay laman tayo ng blogs, twitter, facebook at iba             the medical examination or who have the record of il-
pang social networking sites. Basta isang website ang               legal stay in Korea, cannot be employed in Korea.
may komunikasyong maaaring gawin (kahit comment por-
tion lang), malamang may Pilipinong dumadayo doon.
Kung kaya’t hindi nakakapagtaka na napakataas ng                    ◈ According to MOU between the Ministry of Employment
                                                                    and Labor of the Republic of Korea and Department of La-
porsyento ng mga online na Pinoy sa social networks.
                                                                    bor and Employment of the Philippines (DOLE), only Phil-
                                                                    ippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has
                                                                    the legal authority to send Filipino workers to the Republic
                                                                    of Korea. Only the job seekers who passed the EPS-TOPIK
                                                                    and registered on the roster by POEA can be hired by Ko-
                                                                    rean Employers. Involvement of any other private sector
                                                                    in the procedure for sending workforce is strictly prohibited.

                                                                    ◈ It costs 24 USD (or same amount in local currency
                                                                    which is written above) for an applicant to take Special
                                                                    EPS-TOPIK and only the certain amount of money noticed
                                                                    officially as a sending cost by POEA during the registration
                                                                    period of a job application form will cost you for enter-
                                                                    ing Korea under the EPS. Besides, except POEA, any other
                                                                    agency or person is not allowed to be related to employ-
                                                                    ment procedures of EPS. For this reason, all applicants
                                                                    should be aware of this fact and protect themselves from
Source: http://visual.ly/global-map-social-networking-2011          any damages or losses caused by anyone or any other
                                                                    unscrupulous persons making a false proposal related to
Mababa pa ang porsyentong ito kung tutuusin. Dahil ayon sa          reommendation or employment in Korea under the EPS.
balita, 3 out of 10 na Pilipino pa lamang ang may agarang                                       Held by: Ministry of Employment and Labor of the Republic of Korea
access sa internet. (Source: Internet Access of Filipinos)                                        Implemented by: Human Resources Development Service of Korea
                                                                                             Cooperated by: Department of Labor and Employment of the Philippines,
Para    sa   akin,  ang     social  media  ay  isang   tu-                                                         Philippine Overseas Employment Administration



6    SULYAPINOY - The voice of the modern living heroes                                                                              January 2013
Social Media, the rebirth of blogging                                   like and share pictures, videos     rangal sa mga OFW at kanilang-
                                                                        and inspirational quotes. But       Pamilya Pamaskong Handog ng
    for Pinoy Expats and OFWs                                           for OFWs who take on leader-        SSS at PEBA, last Saturday, 15
Pete Rahon, Sulyapinoy Correspondent – Manila,Philippines               ship roles, social media serves     December 2012 at 1:30PM at



O
                                                                        as a platform for their advocacy.   the RM Hall, SSS Main Build-
        FWs clamour for an agu-     also a signatory to the peti-                                           ing, East Avenue, Quezon City.
        inaldo or a Christmas       tion to stop the implementa-        “It is with pride and honor that    The following are the winners of
        present was realized        tion of RA 10175 known as           I thank the men and women           the 2012 Blog Awards: OFW Blogs
because of their active presence    the Cybercrime Prevention Act       behind the Global OFW Voices
                                                                                                            1.THE            PINOY           SITE,         Japan
on the social media particularly    of 2012, and to this day the        for taking part in our success-     h t t p : / / t h e p i n oy s i t e . w o r d p r e s s .
on facebook with regards to the     law remains unimplemented.          ful advocacies especially vol-      com/2012/10/07/social-me-
issue on Philhealth’s mandatory                                         unteers from Malaysia, Taiwan,      d i a -a t-a n g - m o d e r n o n g - p i l i p i n o
increase of its members’ contri-    PEBA’s used of social media is      Hongkong, Israel, and largely       2. Blog and Me, USA
bution. Although it was not the     not limited to actively taking      from the Middle East or Gulf        http://tatess.blogspot.com/2012/
first of the few victories that     part in governance, that of en-     countries and other parts of the    11/facebook-connecting-ofw.html
                                                                                                            3. Michael Shades of Blue,
OFWs has achieved with their        gaging other netizens to raise      world as well as our partners in
                                                                                                            Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
online campaign, but for the        issues and awareness and con-       Manila like Sir Jun Aguilar, Sir    http://michaelsshadesofblue.
Pinoy Expats/OFW Blog Awards        structive dialogue with the gov-    Lito Soriano, Ms. Susan Ople,       blogspot.com/2012/09/si-ange-
or PEBA it is an affirmation that   ernment and other stakeholders.     Ms. Ellen Tordessilas, Mr. To-      lo-ang-kanyang-itay-at-ang.html
they are being heard and lis-       Also, PEBA continue to make use     nyo Cruz, Ms. Marissa del Mar
tened to by the government. It      of social media in raising funds    and many more who amplifies         (also awarded as most popular blog.)
                                                                                                            Home-based/OFW Supporter Blogs
is also a fitting tribute as PEBA   for its philanthropic work of       our voices in fora, dialogues
                                                                                                            1. Nite Writer
celebrates its 5th Annual Inter-    helping distressed OFWs, rais-      and the media” said grate-          http://rojan88.wordpress.
national Blog and Photo Award.      ing blood money for the OFWs        ful PEBA President Kenji Solis.     com/2012/11/15/habibi-m        (also
                                    in death row, as well as provid-                                        awarded as most popular blog.)
Earlier this year, PEBA was in      ing educational scholarship for     PEBA, through its partnership       2. Blog, Poetry and Notion
the forefront of social media ad-   deserving kids in particular from   with the Social Security System     http://limarx214.blogspot.
vocacy when it criticized a pro-    the indigenous cultural commu-      (SSS), held its 2012 Interna-       com/2012/11/zoe-ofw-story.html
                                                                                                            3. Semidoppel's Reports
posed bill to increase their cur-   nities. And will definitely make    tional Blog and Photo Awards        http://www.semidoppel.
rent Overseas Workers Welfare       use of social media for the up-     dubbed as Sama-samang Saya          com/peba-entry-2012/6830
Administration (OWWA) fee to        coming May 2013 elections.          at Parangal sa mga OFW at
US$ 50.00 to help government        Last year’s theme was blog-         kanilang Pamilya Pamaskong          The event was also sponsored by the
cover for OFWs repatriation in      ging as a social remittance, for    Handog ng SSS at PEBA, last         Villar Foundation and SMART. Also,
cases of conflicts or wars. The     2012, social media is the new       Saturday, 15 December 2012          its partner organization like the Blas
                                                                                                            Ople Center and Patnubay Riyadh
bill was botched. Then, the         blogging, given the importance      at 1:30PM at the RM Hall, SSS
                                                                                                            supported the event. LBS Recruit-
yearlong struggle to defer the      of social media to most OFWs        Main Building, East Avenue,         ment Solutions Corp., Mega Man-
increase of PHILHEALTH pay-         not only to connect to their        Quezon City. Awards dubbed          power Corporation, Loadmena and
ment was achieved. PEBA is          families and friends, to post,      as Sama-samang Saya at Pa-          VIPinoy extended their help as well.




7    SULYAPINOY - The voice of the modern living heroes                                                                                January 2013
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