Beirut, Lebanon – A Philippine container port operator has decided to pull out of Syria and withdrew all its Filipino workers from a key port due to increasing dangers from the country’s civil war
An official said Tuesday that an employee of Lebanon’s national airline MEA was fired after a passenger complained in a social media campaign that the worker humiliated travelers from the Philippines at the Beirut airport and told them over the loudspeaker, “Filipino people, stop talking.”
The Philippine government and Muslim rebels have agreed a peace deal to end a 40-year conflict that has killed more than 120,000 people, President Benigno Aquino said on Sunday, paving the way for a political and economic revival of the country’s troubled south.
Hundreds of people took to the streets Sunday to demand rights for migrant workers in Lebanon as well as celebrate their cultures and traditions. The protest was organized by the human rights watchdog,
Kuwait City – A court has sentenced a Kuwaiti couple to death for beating and then murdering their Filipina domestic helper, newspapers in the Gulf state reported on Monday.
Flash floods devastated a southern Philippines region unaccustomed to serious storms, killing at least 450 people while they slept, rousting hundreds of others to their rooftops and turning two coastal cities into muddy, debris-filled waterways that were strewn with overturned vehicles and toppled trees.
A mob inflamed by a mosque sermon describing the burning of the Muslim holy book by an American pastor attacked a United Nations compound in a northern Afghan city on Friday, killing at least eight foreign staffers, according to Afghan police.
By Diana Nemeh
How dirty is your laundry? Maybe I should ask your maid and quite possibly she will air out information dirtier than your clothes.
The body of a 30-year-old Filipina housekeeper was found on Tuesday in the cellar of the Lebanese ambassador’s residence in the Austrian capital, police said. The ambassador, Izhaya al-Khoury, was out of the country, police added The body which was found by the cook had several stab wounds, according to police in Vienna. The cook […]
The first batch of 48 Filipinos who were repatriated from Lebanon on immigration-related offenses arrived on Monday, while another batch of 105 others will arrive on Tuesday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. Those who arrived were composed of 45 adults and three children. They were welcomed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport by […]