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Foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong get $100 wage hike


Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong were given a HK$100 (about P579) raise following the government’s decision to increase their Minimum Allowable Wage (MAW) and Food Allowance.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipina falls to death from UAE apartment—report

crime scene

A 40-year old female overseas Filipino worker (OFW) died after falling from the balcony of her third floor apartment in Al Mureija, Sharjah in United Arab Emirates on Sunday morning, a report said.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

How can I save effectively?


Q: I am an accountant by profession in the state of Virginia, and I make decent income. The problem is that I can’t seem to save. Can you give me an advice on how I can save effectively? —Candy

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Philippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam


State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Peripatetic Filipina settles in Melbourne as university lecturer

EVLIN Fuentes-Jankoff with husband Cyril and daughter Erika and son Carl

Evlin Fuentes-Jankoff practically lived out of a suitcase for several years. From an independent, single, career-focused woman living alone in her own Manila flat (with a maid and driver), she became a mum in a new country, with a non-Filipino husband, without her own income, relatives, and no external support network.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »