OFW News

MALAYA: Kuwait side trip likely to be shelved

Malaya Dec. 6, 2007 EXECUTIVE Secretary Eduardo Ermita hinted Wednesday that the planned side trip of President Arroyo to Kuwait may be shelved following uncertainties if her meeting with Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah would push through. Ermita said there would be no sense in going to Kuwait if the President would not be able to […]

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Kuwait to hang Pinoy domestic helper

In a press conference held tonight, Vice President Noli de Castro announced that Marilou Ranario, the OFW convicted for allegedly murdering her employer, has been dealt a final, legal blow by the Kuwaiti Supreme Court which trashed her appeal on her conviction by a lower court. Read the extensive GMANews.tv story here and a flash […]

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MALAYA: Dutch court throws out case vs Joma

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya Nov. 22, 2007 A Dutch court has stopped criminal investigation against Jose Ma. Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, citing the absence of “any serious evidence” against the exiled rebel leader. Judge Commissioner C. M. Derijks in a decision dated Nov. 21 wrote that “up to the […]

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MALAYA: Pinoys in HK join Gloria-Resign call

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya Nov. 13, 2007 AT least 4,000 Filipinos in Hong Kong signed Sunday a petition calling on President Arroyo to step down. Dolores Pelaez, spokesman of the Hong Kong chapter of the Gloria Step Down Movement (GSM-HK), said the number overseas Filipino workers who signed the petition showed that they were […]

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MALAYA: 12 Pinoys in S’pore jails for fake air tickets

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya Nov. 13, 2007 Twelve Filipinos are detained in Singapore jails as part of the island-state’s crackdown on foreigners who present fake return-flight tickets at its airport immigration counters. The Department of Foreign Affairs said “deception of immigration officials and presenting fake e-tickets is illegal and a serious offense in Singapore, […]

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