The search is on for the “2011 Bagong Bayani Awards” for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Brunei. Officials of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Brunei said they are now accepting nominations.
According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the said awards aims to honor exemplary OFWs.
The Philippine Embassy in Brunei is now accepting nominations for the following awards categories:
# Bagong Bayani Award for Outstanding Employee
# Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service
# Bagong Bayani Award for Culture and Arts
# Capt. Gregorio S. Oca Award
# Blas F. Ople Award para sa Natatanging Bagong Bayani
General pre-qualifying criteria for any Filipino nominee:
Must be or have been an OFW for at least two years;
Has no past or present criminal or derogatory record;
Must be of good moral standing or has received recognition from past or present employer for exemplary behavior or outstanding service; and
Must have his/her employment contract processed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).
The details of the required documents and official nomination forms may be obtained from POLO at the Embassy or may be downloaded from the POEA/BBFI website at www.poea.gov.ph. Submission of nominations is until May 31, 2011.
Can be submitted at BBFI Secretariat, Ground Floor, POEA Bldg. Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA Mandaluyong City. Or sent through e-mail to email@example.com .
Interested parties may also inquire with the Embassy’s POLO through office telephone numbers 673-2236981 and 673-2237052, fax number 673-2236980 or e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.