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OFW saved from death penalty in Saudi Arabia now looking for a job

Rodelio Dondon Lanuza FILE PHOTO

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) recently spared the death row after spending 13 years in a Saudi Arabian prison for killing a Saudi national has found himself struggling to find a job in his home country.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

Mayor seeks more info on China intrusion


The mayor of Masinloc town in Zambales province on Thursday voiced the need for official information on the situation at Scarborough Shoal so that she could properly caution local fisherfolk and ensure their safety.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UP prof doubts Hagel’s no-bases line

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. AP Photo

A university professor, whose input helped the Senate reject the extension of a bases treaty on Sept. 16, 1991, doubts the assurances made by US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that the United States would not revive permanent bases in the Philippines.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pals raising fund to repatriate Pampanga nurse slain in US


The friends of a Filipino nurse who was shot and killed Saturday as he rode his car to work in Memphis, Tennessee, began raising money to bring his remains back to the Philippines, his aunt in Angeles City said on Wednesday.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Fiancée of slain Dutch NGO worker asks Aquino for justice

Dutch development worker Wilhelmus JJ Lutz Geertman. FILE PHOTO

The fiancée of slain Dutch activist and nongovernment worker Wilhelmus Geertman on Wednesday asked President Benigno Aquino III to make true his promise to give attention to the case and punish the perpetrators.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »