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Poe calls for Senate probe on ISIS recruitment in Mindanao

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Senator Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe wants the Senate to investigate the reported recruitment of Filipinos into the Islamic State to thwart any plans of the group to take root in the Philippines.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

House bill filed for amusement of Filipinos abroad

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OFW Family Club party-list Rep. Roy Señeres. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Looking after the wellbeing of overseas Filipino workers should entail more than just helping them when they are in trouble or needing to flee their host countries quickly as in Iraq or Syria.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Unhappy, solons want migrants better protected

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walden-bello

Disappointed at the way labor officials handled the complaints of sexual exploitation of Filipino workers by government embassy personnel, lawmakers want to amend the Migrant Workers Act to allow for the forcible repatriation of Filipino nationals who commit crimes against fellow Filipinos abroad.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Alien seniors should get discounts too

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senior

Living in the Philippines should be more fun for the elderly, regardless of their nationality.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Harsher penalties sought vs PH diplomats in sex case

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walden-bello

A party-list representative, claiming that labor and foreign affairs officials had essentially closed ranks around their personnel implicated in allegations of sexual exploitation of Filipino workers abroad, is seeking more resolute action from President Aquino and the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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