Killed OFW also a victim of sexual abuse-DOJ

DAVAO CITY— Jeanelyn Villavende, the 26-year-old Overseas Filipino Workers from Norallah, South Cotabato was sexually abused even before she was beaten and killed by her female employer on December 28, 2019. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevara in a statement to reporters on Sunday revealed, the autopsy result conducted by NBI medico-legal Dr. Ricardo Rodaje, showed signs …

Kuwait autopsy report on OFWs death is “a lie”-Bello

DAVAO CITY  — The “one sentence” autopsy report provided by the Kuwaiti government about the death of Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende, appears to be “a lie” described Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III. Bello in a press conference Friday, January 10 at Villavende residence in  Barangay Tinago, Norala town in South Cotabato noted that …

Signing of PH, Kuwait MOA on protection of OFWs expected May 11

DAVAO CITY (May 10) — The Memorandum of Agreement on the protection of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) between the Philippine government and the government of the Kuwait is expected to be signed Tomorrow, May 11, 2018. Presidential Rodrigo Duterte sent  Spokesperson Harry Roque,  DOLE Secretary Silvestre Belo III, former labor Secretary Marianito Roque, Labor Attache’ …

Duterte to announce next step on PH-Kuwait row Sunday

MANILA, Philippines  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to make a “personally crafted” announcement on the country’s next step to resolve its conflict with Kuwait on Sunday, his spokesperson has said. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, speaking at the sidelines of the 32nd ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Singapore on Friday, said Duterte will announce the …