Overseas Filipino workers and Filipino immigrants in different parts of the world added their voices in denouncing the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). Migrante International chapters in Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Canada, United…
Category: OFWs & Migration
“It is a settled fact that the private complainant is a death row prisoner having been convicted of drug trafficking in the Republic of Indonesia.” By JONAS ALPASAN Bulatlat MANILA – A Nueva Ecija court upheld its earlier decision to allow Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina on death row in Indonesia, to testify against her…
The women’s partylist hoped that with President Duterte’s statement, no woman will have the same fate as Irma Jotojot.
“We ask the Duterte administration to do everything to win the domestic case against Mary Jane’s traffickers.”
The family of an OFW who met an accident abroad is determined to make his recruitment agency pay for their negligence.
“My family maybe poor, but I would never be involved in illegal drugs…I am innocent.”
“The situation at hand presents a distinct factual milieu. The private complainant Mary Jane Veloso is not sick or infirm.”
“We are enduring the fact that we have to be away from our families to provide for their needs. But now, we have lost everything.”
“We urge President Duterte to not only limit the exemption to returning OFWs, but to abolish the OEC permanently.”
“The relief assistance is timely in light of thousands of OFWs in various construction companies who are not receiving their salaries and benefits. And OWWA’s usual attitude of turning a deaf ear to the plight of OFWs hopefully will finally end.”
“We know his strong sentiments against drugs. We also know that he is fully informed of Mary Jane’s innocence. I know he will help her.”