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Illegal recruiters meted out life for defrauding OFW hopefuls

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Philippine Overseas Labor Employment office. Photo from  www.poea.gov.ph

Two employees of an immigration consultancy firm were meted out life sentences for large-scale illegal recruitment, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Lawyer files P1.5M damage suit against MIAA after fainting at NAIA

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A former senatorial candidate filed a P1.5-million damage suit against the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and an airline after he hurt his head and elbow when he fainted due to the heat while queuing for his flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in May.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

China tells PH: Free fishermen

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Eleven Chinese fishermen arrested by Philippine maritime police for poaching in the West Philippine Sea.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

China stood pat on its call for the Philippines to release its fishermen arrested for poaching turtles in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH embassy men extend legal aid to 8 Filipinos detained for Sabah incursion

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Malaysian policemen lead away a suspected intruder from Sulu in Lahad Datu on Wednesday.  MALAYSIA’S THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK FILE PHOTO

Filipino embassy officials were able to visit eight alleged followers of the Sultanate of Sulu currently detained in a prison in Sabah after they were charged with terrorism and rebellion in connection with the Feb. 9 incursion there that left over 80 people dead, mostly Filipinos.

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

Judge asks help for Kiwi languishing in Catanduanes jail

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Catanduanes

A judge hearing a case of a 66-year-old Kiwi facing at least 20 years behind bars for estafa and illegal recruitment charges appealed to the New Zealand Embassy in Manila to assist its detained citizen settle his financial obligation to free him from jail.

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

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