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Amnesty Int’l accuses Qatar of failing to protect domestic workers

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An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labor practices as it gears up to host the 2022 World Cup.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Measures set against entry of MERS-CoV

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President Benigno Aquino III.  AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III has ordered government agencies to put up measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to the country.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

2 Filipinos killed in Qatar blast

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Firemen work at the site of an explosion in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. A apparent gas explosion Thursday at a restaurant near a filling station in the Qatari capital killed a dozen people and wounded several more, emergency services officials in the energy-rich Gulf nation said. (AP Photo)

Two Filipinos were killed and two others were injured in a gas explosion at a Turkish restaurant near a filling station in Qatar’s capital Doha on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Friday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

2 Filipinos killed, 2 others injured in Qatar blast

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Firemen work at the site of an explosion in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. A apparent gas explosion Thursday at a restaurant near a filling station in the Qatari capital killed a dozen people and wounded several more, emergency services officials in the energy-rich Gulf nation said. (AP Photo)

Two Filipinos were killed on Thursday when a gas tank exploded at a Turkish restaurant in Doha, Qatar, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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Maltreated by her own aunt in Qatar

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Kristina of Aklan cried when she related her unfortunate experience in the Middle East at the hands of her own aunt.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

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Captain’s Pet

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Salvador Wendica cries that he was illegally terminated from his work. He said he had a misunderstanding with a colleague on the ship and before he knew it, he was ordered by the ship captain to pack his bags and return to the Philippines.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

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Justice for maltreated OFW in Qatar

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Ma. Victoria Esquivas, an overseas Filipino worker in Qatar, was repatriated recently. Her work contract actually ended last August 2012, but she said her employer had refused to allow her to go home.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

PH to bat for cleaner air quicker at climate talks

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The Philippines will push for a five-year extension of the Kyoto Protocol—the international treaty that binds developed nations to cut their greenhouse gas emissions—during the next round of climate change talks in Doha, Qatar, which begins Monday.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

One more dead, three sick with mystery virus—WHO

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Another person has died of a mysterious respiratory virus and three more cases have been discovered in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the World Health Organisation said Friday.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Challenges and rewards of Filipinos in Qatar

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Filipino construction workers in Qatar PHOTO/FILAM STAR

Slowly but surely, Filipinos in Qatar are making strong contributions to the country’s culture in the areas of arts, sports, fashion and design.

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

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