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Woman loses $8,000 to remittance fraud

A woman has sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) after the remittances sent to her by relatives in the United Arab Emirates were withdrawn by another person last year.
Posted in Global News

Palace asks De Lima allies not to ‘politicize courts’

Malacañang is hoping that allies of Senator Leila De Lima in the Senate will not politicize the courts following their call for her immediate release from detention.
Posted in Local News

Duterte on Sara vs. Alvarez: Intriga lang, media again

“Ano lang ‘yan, ‘yung intriga. Media again,” Duterte said when asked about the supposed tiff between his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and key ally, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.
Posted in Local News

AFP yet to monitor foreign ISIS fighters in PHL

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has yet to monitor foreign ISIS fighters in the country despite the recent arrest of a suspected ISIS recruiter in Manila.
Posted in Local News

Alvarez appeals to Church: Let efforts to enact divorce law flow smoothly

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday appealed to the Catholic Church to let efforts to enact a law on dissolution of marriage and divorce flow smoothly in Congress.
Posted in Local News

UN pleads for truce to avert ‘massacre’ as strikes hit Syria’s Ghouta for 5th day

Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day on Thursday, as the United Nations pleaded for a truce to halt one of the fiercest air assaults of the seven-year civil war and prevent a massacre.
Posted in Local News

Duterte visits Joanna Demafelis’ wake, vows justice

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday visited the wake of overseas Filipino worker Joanna Demafelis, whose death prompted him to impose a ban on deployment of new hires to Kuwait.
Posted in Global News

Pinoy repatriates from Kuwait bring home tales of abuse

Many Filipino workers who arrived at the Philippines after availing of the Kuwaiti government’s amnesty program have brought back tales of abuse, with some bearing scars as a painful reminder of their ordeal.
Posted in Global News

Stop deployment to countries that can’t protect OFWs, gov’t urged

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday urged the government to strictly implement the law on overseas Filipinos and not allow the deployment of workers to countries where their rights are not protected.
Posted in Global News

Roque to consult Duterte on President’s stand on divorce bill

Malacañang on Thursday could not say whether President Rodrigo Duterte will sign into a law a bill seeking to introduce divorce in the country.
Posted in Local News

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