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Binay presses call for funds to save Filipino from Saudi death row

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Vice President Jejomar Binay.  FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay renewed his call on Thursday for contributions to save the life of overseas Filipino worker Joselito Zapanta who faces execution in Saudi Arabia this month.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

OFW on vacation shot, beheaded in Zamboanga

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A 28-year-old overseas Filipino worker on vacation was shot many times before being beheaded by his assailants in a neighborhood here, the police reported Monday.

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Departing OFW returns money found at Naia

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An Overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was cited for her honesty after she returned over P82,000 in cash that she found in an envelope which had been left beneath a chair at the airport on Thursday.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Another honest Naia janitor returns OFW’s wedding money

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Honesty is apparently getting contagious at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).

Posted: March 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

44 store owners charged; P362 M in counterfeit goods seized since January

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At least 44 store owners have been charged with violations of intellectual property rights and hundreds of millions of pesos worth of counterfeit products, mostly cellphones and shoes, have been seized since the start of the year, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: March 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Returning OFWs urged to pursue agribusiness

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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Tuesday urged overseas Filipino workers, who left behind their agricultural lands when they decided to pursue “greener pastures” abroad, to come back home after finishing their contracts and pursue agriculture and related enterprises as an alternative source of income.

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

10 Japanese unaccounted for in Algeria crisis—employer

Roadblocks prevent the access of the Tigentourine gas plant where hostages have been kidnapped by islamic militants, Friday, Jan. 18, 201. AP/Anis Belghoul

A Japanese engineering firm said Sunday that 10 Japanese and seven foreign workers remained unaccounted for at an Algerian gas plant that was seized by Islamist militants.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

BI intercepts 2 Filipino women who hid work visas in panties

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Immigration has intercepted two Filipino women who concealed their working visas and plane tickets in their underwear in an attempt to fly out to Lebanon despite a deployment ban to that country.

Posted: July 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Workers of agency that recruited maid found in bag to take lie detector test

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Two employees of the recruitment agency that deployed the 23-year-old overseas Filipino worker whose body was found inside a traveling bag at the airport last week will be subjected to a lie detector test by investigators.

Posted: January 20th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Exit clearance: An OFW’s nightmare

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

I am now a full-fledged OFW. I share a common bond with thousands of overseas Filipino workers who had no choice but to get an exit clearance from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and, in the process, experienced what would possibly be one of our worst encounters with government bureaucracy. I was told it [...]

Posted: July 7th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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