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Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque (TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

PH wants punishment for Demafelis’ employer

By Argyll Cyrus Geducos The Philippine government is hoping that authorities will prosecute and punish Nader Essam Assaf, the Lebanese employer of slain overseas Filipino…

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (FEDERICO CRUZ / MANILA BULLETIN)

Demafelis’ employer arrested in Lebanon

By Roy Mabasa The person allegedly responsible for the death of a Filipino household service worker found inside a freezer in Kuwait earlier this month…

HOME-BOUND – The first batch of the largest group of repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) – 580 of them – arrive from Kuwait at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 yesterday. The Department of Foreign Affairs considers this as one of the largest repatriations it has carried out in a single day since it began more than a week ago. (Jansen Romero)

Kuwait extends amnesty to OFWs

By Roy C. Mabasa The Kuwaiti government has extended its amnesty program for overstaying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) by two months to give them more…


More Kuwait OFWs return; TESDA assures assistance

By Roy C. Mabasa, Dhel Nazario, Leslie Ann G. Aquino One hundred seventy-seven overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait, household service workers, were repatriated and…