No reason for Cayetano to resign: Palace

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —  There is no reason for  Department of Foreign Affair (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano to step down from his post  amid the diplomatic spat  between the Philippines and Kuwait. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  in yesterday’s press briefing said  Cayetano should address the call among lawmakers for him to resign. Some lawmakers …

Repatriated OFWs from Kuwait arrives in Manila

MANILA — More than 200 Filipinos repatriated from Kuwait under the Kuwaiti government’s amnesty program arrived in Manila Monday. Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan Peter Cayetano said all Filipinos who may be deported with the Kuwaiti government’s crackdown against illegal workers will continue to get the support of government even after the end of …

200 repatriated OFWs arrive from Kuwait Tuesday

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Two hundred overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait arrived Tuesday night at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport via Qatar Airways fligh QR 934. They are part of the over 4,000 undocumented OFW’s from Kuwait who availed the amnesty program offered by the Kuwaiti government. They arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International …

Mastermind game: The key players behind Dubai’s princess’s ‘kidnapping’

(A PRESS STATEMENT) Dubai, UAE – Last month, videos and articles about a ‘runaway Dubai princess’, Hervé Jaubert a former French spy and a certain Tiina Jauhiainen, a Finnish citizen on board a yacht in the middle of the Indian Ocean, who were seized by Indian and UAE joint forces on March 4 circulated. According …

Duterte assures gov’t taking steps to end abuse on OFWs

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Roa Durerte on Saturday, April 14, assured that the government is taking steps to end the abuse on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East countries. President Duterte met with an OFW who was abused by her employer in Saudi Arabia. Pahima Alagasi, who was scaled by the …

Over 4,000 undocumented OFWs in Kuwait can be subjected to arrest

DAVAO CITY , Philippines — Only 563 of the 5,000 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait availed the amnesty program offered by the Kuwait government. This means, more than 4,000 OFWs can now be subjected to arrest and round up after April 23. Despite repeated calls, still, thousands of undocumented OFW refused to avail …

Bong Go, my favorite senator- President Duterte

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte addressed his special assistant Secretary Christopher Lawrence Go, as”my favorite Senator” before the 2,000 cheering Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong Thursday night. Duterte, at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal introduced his entourage before the OFWs but paused for a second when he introduced his aide in …

Duterte dines at Jolibee Hong Kong before meeting the OFWs

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte makes an unannounced visit to a Jolibee outlet in Hong Kong before proceeding to Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, to be with the Filipino community gathering. Acting just like any other food chain client, Duterte,  was accompanied by Secretary Bong Go, Davao City  Mayor Sara Duterte, Honeylet Avancena and …