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US pact to protect Filipino workers


The US Department of Labor (DOL) on Wednesday signed a partnership agreement with the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles to protect the labor rights of both documented and undocumented Filipino migrants.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Int’l migrant group appeals for protection of Filipino workers in Taiwan

Premier Jiang Yi-huah speaks while holding a picture showing the number of gun holes in a fishing vessel after it was assaulted by the Philippine coastguard, killing a Taiwanese fisherman, during a press conference in Taipei on May 15, 2013.   AFP PHOTO / Mandy Cheng

“Filipino migrants are innocent; they should be protected,” the Hong Kong-based International Migrants Alliance said Saturday amid reports of continuing discrimination against and physical attacks on Filipino workers in Taiwan.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

A simpler Christmas abroad

SMALL BUT MEANINGFUL. Junesfil and Lady Zabdiel decorating a small tree at their apartment in Thailand. Its not as big as the one back home but now, they note, the family is together

As early as September, Kairos Luther Cordova, 7, started listening to Christmas carols on Internet radio. He wonders why he does not hear Christmas songs blaring all over this city like they do in the Philippines.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »