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Nancy wants stronger laws vs abusive embassy execs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Nancy Binay wanted more teeth to existing laws that would strengthen the powers of the government in dealing with unscrupulous public officials who prey on distressed migrant workers. Article 2 of the Revised Penal Code states that sanctions will ...

DOLE: Probers may recommend charges vs. PHL execs in Middle East sex scandal

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday said the fact-finding mission has completed its work of probing alleged sexual abuses against overseas Filipino workers in some Philippine posts and may recommend formal charges. In a news release,...

Death Toll in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Climbs to 3 as Envoy Rejects Insinuations Filipinos Responsible for Accident

NEW ORLEANS—The death toll in the November 16 explosion and fire that hit an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to three after authorities positively identified the body recovered on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as that of a missing Filipino worker. The recovery and...