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OFW executed in Riyadh

Tweet   Reportedly,  an  overseas Filipino worker was executed in Riyadh on Monday who killed his Saudi employer in 2007. [Continue reading]

SSS to introduce contact center for OFWs

Tweet    The Social Security System will be introducing an OFW Contact Center Unit in October. [Continue reading]

Singapore Mall markets Pinay maids-report

Tweet   Reportedly,  Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it they will check  into a report that Filipino maids are one of  those being exploited at a mall in Singapore. [Continue reading]

8 Unique and Quirky Traits of a Filipino OFW

Tweet It is true what they say: that Filipinos are everywhere these days. There is hardly a country where there are no Filipinos, and why not? These people are so professional and masterful in their craft that the quality of their work comes second to none. It is no surprise that many Filipinos today are [Continue reading]

Pinay Drug Mule executed in China

Pinay Drug Mule executed in China

Tweet Department of Foreign affairs said that a Filipina drug mule was reportedly  executed in China on Wednesday morning. "It is with profound sadness that we confirm that our fellow Filipino was executed in China this morning," Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez said in a press conference on Wednesday [Continue reading]

Embassy officials connected in the abuse of female OFWs ordered to return to PH

Embassy officials connected in the abuse of female OFWs ordered to return to PH

Tweet Due to their supposed involvement in the forced prostitution of the helpless female overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), three Philippine Embassy officials were ordered Wednesday to go back  to the country in order to  face investigation. In addition to that, heads of embassies in Kuwait, Damascus in Syria and Amman in Jordan, were [Continue reading]

Saudi Police questions Pinoy driver after tanker blast last week

Saudi Police questions Pinoy driver after tanker blast last week

Tweet Reportedly, authorities in Saudi Arabia are currently probing  the Filipino driver supposedly responsible in Riyadh tanker blast that happened  last week that killed 23 people, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. According to DFA Assistant Secretary and spokesperson Raul Hernandez the identity of  the [Continue reading]

Pinay rescued after nervous breakdown in Syria

Tweet   A Filipina household service worker  was reportedly rescued by the Philippine Rapid Response Team (RRT). Allegedly, the woman had a nervous breakdown in strife-torn Syria. Ambassador Ricardo Endaya said the RRT went to a house in Al-Mashta Al Helou in Syria to rescue a 31-year old Pinay worker. “Malaki raw ang problema nito [Continue reading]

VP Binay calls out to Filipinos not to go to Syria for now

VP Binay calls out to Filipinos not to go to Syria for now

Tweet On Wednesday afternoon, Vice President Jejomar Binay repeated  his warning to interested  overseas Filipino workers against going to Syria, following the Department of Foreign Affairs reported the serious shooting of a Filipina there last Feb. 24. Binay emphasized  the situation in Syria remains dangerous, that made [Continue reading]

Pinoys recognized in Asian Heroes Awards in Canada

Pinoys recognized in Asian Heroes Awards in Canada

Tweet   Despite the down times, there are still many reasons to hold your head high and be proud of your race. In Canada,  Filipino entrepreneur and a Filipino-Canadian nurse were amongst  the 6 awardees of the 2nd Asian Heroes award. Felicisimo Gorospe, chairman emeritus of the VGent Group of Companies, was named as the [Continue reading]

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