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POEA exempts some OFWs from deployment ban in Libya


Despite the worsening political and security situation in Libya, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) exempted some Filipinos from the deployment ban in the strife-torn country.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singaporean, 13 Filipinos arrested for human trafficking; 36 women rescued

human trafficking

Authorities raided a recruitment agency in Las Piñas City suspected to be a front for human trafficking and rescued 36 women on Friday night.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines orders mandatory evacuation in Gaza Strip

Department of Foreign Affairs building INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Amid Israel’s air attacks on Gaza Strip, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has implemented a mandatory evacuation for Filipinos.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

P24M illegal drugs intercepted at NAIA since Feb.; gov’t hasn’t nailed smugglers

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In five months since February this year, the Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has intercepted illegal drugs worth P24 million but has not been able to prosecute anybody since senders often use fictitious names and addresses.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos warned on Internet love scams in Malaysia


Love scams are making a brisk business in the Internet and Filipino women in Malaysia have been victimized.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »