Isabela family buries Kuwait OFW, asks Duterte to intervene

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 09:22:12 +0000

ANGADANAN, Isabela — Migrant worker Constancia Lago-Dayag, who died on May 15 at a Kuwait hospital under mysterious circumstances, was buried on Saturday (June 1) by her family at the public cemetery in Barangay Centro Dos here. The family released white balloons as Dayag was laid to rest, but not after Lovely Jane Dayag, the […]

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Desalination produces more toxic waste than clean water

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 23:38:51 +0000

Desalination produces more toxic waste than clean water

More than 16,000 desalination plants scattered across the globe produce far more toxic sludge than fresh water, a global assessment showed.

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DFA to help Filipina under hospital arrest in Kuwait for felony

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will extend all possible assistance to a Filipina domestic helper in Kuwait being held by authorities there for allegedly stabbing her employer. In a statement, the DFA said the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait was assisting Ulambai Singgayan, the distressed household service worker from Maguindanao, and was in touch with […]

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POEA suspends ‘escrow fund’ for recruiters hiring domestics to Kuwait

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) temporarily suspended the implementation of the “escrow fund” requirement for all foreign recruitment agencies (FRAs) hiring and deploying domestic workers to Kuwait. POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said on Tuesday that the suspension of the $10,000 minimum escrow deposit requirement for all FRAs in Kuwait was because the government wanted it implemented […]

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Lawmaker wants Kuwaiti vlogger declared ‘persona non grata’

A LAWMAKER at the House of Representatives wants a Kuwaiti social media influencer to be declared “persona non grata” in the Philippines after she posted a video recently criticizing Filipino workers in the Gulf State. ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz 3rd said in a statement on Friday that the House resolution against Instagram influencer Sondos Al Qattan […]

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Kuwaiti social media celebrity slammed for anti-Filipino domestic remarks

A SOCIAL media celebrity in Kuwait is under fire for comments against Filipina domestic helpers in the Gulf state. The video, which was uploaded on Facebook by Turkey’s English-language channel TRT World on Friday, has over 520,000 views. Sondos Alqattan, who is also a makeup artist, complained about Filipina domestic workers getting a day off […]

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