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Male OFW in Saudi critical after being beaten up, raped by 4 men

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A Filipino worker was raped and beaten up in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a radio report said.

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

Filipina scalded by employer waited three hours before getting help in Riyadh

Photos of 22-year old Fahima “Candies” Alagasi, who suffered second degree burns after her employer poured boiling water on her, went viral online after her cousin posted them on Facebook.

An overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia was in tears as she recounted how for three hours she suffered in excruciating pain after her employer scalded her with boiling water.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Saudi reports five new MERS deaths

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 13, 2014, a Muslim pilgrim wears a surgical mask to prevent infection from respiratory virus known as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.  AP

Saudi Arabia has reported five new deaths from the MERS respiratory virus, bringing the death toll in the world’s worst-hit country to 168.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Binay: OFW in Saudi not kidnapped but nabbed by cops

Vice President Binay at the CSIS. PHOTO BY JON MELEGRITO

A Filipino in Saudi Arabia who was believed to have been kidnapped is actually in the custody of local police, Vice President Jejomar Binay said Wednesday.

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

6 OFWs free of MERS virus, are released from hospital

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz (in photo) has approved the deployment to Libya of a two-man contingency team that would augment the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (Polo) staff in Tripoli.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Six overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) previously diagnosed to have Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have been released from the hospital after they were declared negative of the deadly virus strain, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »