March 31, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, March 19th, 2015

#BulatlatAsks | OFWs sympathize with Flor Contemplacion

They were not yet OFWs when Flor Contemplacion was executed. What impact did Flor Contemplacion’s death had on them then?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Artist Nora Aunor calls for Aquino’s resignation

Bumaba na po kayo. Magresign na po kayo. Yun ang gusto namin.”

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

20 years after Flor Contemplacion, Filipino migrants suffer same exploitative conditions

“Junk the labor export policy. Noynoy, resign.You should leave now. This is what I want and what everyone wants.”- Nora Aunor

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Flor@20| DFA logo defaced

Relatives of overseas Filipino workers and members of the progressive group Migrante International defaced the logo of the Department of Foreign Affairs in a protest action on Mar. 16 as they commemorate the 20th year since the...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Ensure safety of abducted OFWs in Libya, gov’t told

"It is now time for accountability, the injustice done to them is the Aquino government’s fault."

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

OFWs and kin call for Aquino resignation

Migrante said that since Pres. Aquino took office, OFWs and their families have borne witness to his government’s criminal neglect and incompetence.

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

OFWs in HK commemorate Edsa 1

MANILA – Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)Hong Kong and Macau chapters led overseas Filipino workers in a protest action on Feb. 25, the 29th anniversary of People Power I. The group trooped to the Philippine Consulate General in...

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

‘Foul play’ suspected in OFW’s death in Saudi

“They are obviously hiding something. The family has strong reason to believe that Masubay did not commit suicide.”

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

OFWs in Riyadh give free vaccinations vs spread of MERs-Corona Virus

OFWs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia join the fight -- against MERs-Cov.

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

“The OFWs contribute so much to the country’s economy. They call us the modern-day heroes, but they treat us this way. Is this how you treat heroes? POLO-OWWA has the funds, yet they are taking a long...

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Neglected, OFWs call for Aquino’s ouster

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said that only P7.8 million ($174,000) of the P60-million legal assistance fund ($1.34 million) (LAF) available for 2012 was utilized.

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