SPECIAL REPORT: Groups ask govt.: “Where’s justice for Ampatuan massacre?”

MANILA, November 23, 2011—Two years, ago 58 people, 32 of which are journalists, were massacred and buried in a shallow grave in Sharif Aguak, also known as the Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, a province in the Southern Philippines. While one of the primary suspects, former Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. is now in jail, together with […]

IP group assails Phil. Army’s ‘moronic’ statement

ANTIPOLO City, December 7, 2010—The Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KAMP) asailed Philippine Army spokesperson, Col. Antonio Parlade’s statement saying that the National Democratic Front’s call for the release of Morong 43 is a concrete evidence that the 43 health workers arrested in Morong, Rizal are truly members of the communist, New People’s […]

Migrante lauds suspension of two abusive recruitment agencies

Members of Migrante International, an international migrants’ watchdog, was elated by the decision of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to preventively suspend the Annasban Manpower and the PERT/CMP Manpower Exponents Co., Inc. from participating in the overseas employment program of the government.

Murdering of Filipino workers in the Mid-east alarming—Migrante

Migrante Middle-East (ME) had expressed alarm over the spate of murders, victimizing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the region. Last week, two Filipinas were killed, one by her Egyptian hubby and the other one, allegedly killed by her employers and her cadaver had just been dumped somewhere else, in the wide Middle Eastern desert.

Beware of scams in UAE–Migrante to OFWs

Migrante International had warned Filipinos about fraudulent business mushrooming in the Middle East, victimizing migrant workers. These syndicates promise big profits to lure their prey. In the end, it was the poor victim who will suffer the consequences of the illegal activity.