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Worker falls to death from Binondo bldg

A construction worker died after falling from the eighth floor of a building in Binondo, Manila on Wednesday. Victim Rolando Singkal, 43, a worker for AB Construction and residing at Building 24, Aroma Compound, Barangay 105, Zone 9, Tondo, died instantly after falling all the way to the ground floor.….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMay 5th, 2018

OFW falls to death in Saudi

Another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) has died in Saudi Arabia after falling from the house of her employer in Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

What’s Better Than a Film Starring Vanessa Hudgens? A Christmas Film with Vanessa Hudgens in a Double Role!

One week before Christmas, Margaret, the gorgeous Duchess of Montenaro, switches places with Stacy, a “commoner” from Chicago, who looks exactly like her. With the assistance of a magical Santa’s helper, Margaret falls in love with Stacy’s handsome co-worker, while Stacy falls in love with Margaret’s fiance, the dashing Prince. The Princess Switch stars Vanessa […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Construction worker pummeled to death

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A laborer allegedly pummeled a construction worker to death using a steel rod at Sitio Pinaypayan, Brgy. Lanot here, evening of Nov 7, 2018. Abelardo Armelligas, 56, of Brgy. Lanot died hours after he was brought to the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital here. Espidito Espinosa, 28, a resident of Brgy. Bato […] The post Construction worker pummeled to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte, OFW saved from UAE death row in ’emotional’ meet at Palace

  President Rodrigo Duterte met an "emotional" Jennifer Dalquezin Malacaangon Tuesdaynight.   The overseas Filipino worker (OFW) recently came back to the Philippines after she was acquitted of murder charges and saved from Abu Dhabi's death row.   Photos released by Malacaang showed a tearful Dalquez hugging the President.   "President Rodrigo Roa Duterte embraces an emotional Jennifer Dalquez as the latter met with the President at the Malacaan Palace on November 6, 2018," stated the caption of the Palace photo distributed to reporters.   Dalquez returned to Manila on November 2 after nearly four years in prison in the United Arab...Keep on reading: Duterte, OFW saved from UAE death row in ’emotional’ meet at Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

LOOK: OFW saved from death row has tearful, joyous meeting with Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – Jennifer Dalquez, the migrant Filipino worker saved from death row in the Middle East, could not help but cry on President Rodrigo Duterte's shoulder during their meeting on Tuesday, November 6. Dalquez and some members of her family met with the President in Malacañang, 4 days ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Death of OFW under investigation in Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the death of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) is under investigation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In a statement on Sunday, November 4, the DFA said 44-year-old domestic worker Emerita Gannaban reportedly died of poisoning at the Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

OFW Jennifer Dalquez home after release from UAE death row

Overseas Filipino worker Jennifer Dalquez, who was acquitted of the murder of her employer in the United Arab Emirates, has finally come home to the Philippines after four years in prison. Dalquez arrived in Manila on Friday morning along with undocumented Filipinos who availed themselves of the UAE’s three-month amnesty program. “I am thankful to the (Philippine) […] The post OFW Jennifer Dalquez home after release from UAE death row appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

OFW saved from UAE death row reunites with family in PH

MANILA, Philippines – After nearly 4 years in an Abu Dhabi prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), overseas Filipino worker Jennifer Dalquez was finally reunited with her family in Manila on Friday morning, November 2. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) released photos of Dalquez’s emotional homecoming ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Migrante: OFW set to go home to PH from UAE’s death row

        An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was saved from death row in the Middle East has been released from prison and is set to come home to the Philippines, Migrante International said on Wednesday. In June 2017, Jennifer Dalquez was acquitted of murder by the Court of Appeals in Al Ain for killing her employer who attempted to rape her in December 2014. She accidentally stabbed him dead while defending herself. Despite the acquittal, the 31-year-old domestic helper was convicted of robbery for allegedly stealing a cell phone and was sentenced to five years in prison. READ: UAE court acquits OFW Jennifer Dalquez "Migrante International e...Keep on reading: Migrante: OFW set to go home to PH from UAE’s death row.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Could Exorcist steps in Washington soon be a historic landmark?

WASHINGTON, USA – The steep, narrow flight of 75 stone steps in the US capital's Georgetown area are part of Hollywood legend – in The Exorcist, a priest falls to his death in one of the film's most memorable scenes. Now, Washington's so-called "Exorcist Steps" could soon achieve historic landmark status......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Worker stabs brother to death in Mandaluyong City

A construction worker was arrested after he allegedly stabbed dead his elder brother following an argument in Barangay Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Son hacks father to death

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 65-year-old farmer was hacked to death by his own son at Barangay Tuburan, Maayon, Capiz, evening of Oct 1, 2018. Police identified the victim as Bartolome Tumlos, a former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and a resident of said place. Investigation indicated that several neighbors heard the verbal tussle between Bartolome […] The post Son hacks father to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

OFW shot dead in Saudi Arabia after allegedly stabbing co-workers

An overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia was shot dead after allegedly stabbing to death his Saudi manager and a Pakistani co-worker on Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Foreign Affairs said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

‘I won’t ever see my friends again’

CHRISTOPHER SEMILLA, 41, never thought that his early trip to the bathroom would bring him to a close encounter with death. Semilla, a construction worker, was one of 10 people who survived, but were hurt when a landslide struck Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tina-an, City of Naga last week. Semilla, fondly called Pipoy, recalled that an… link: ‘I won’t ever see my friends again’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Tea-infused mooncakes to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival

  Those of us familiar with Chinese mooncakes know that they are served in the Mid-Autumn Festival and are filled with red bean or lotus seed paste, and salted duck eggs. They are sliced into wedges and served with cups of tea to friends and family, ideally while viewing the full moon.   This year, the festival falls on Sept. 24 but people have been nibbling on slices of the small but heavy cakes since mid-August. They are widely available in hotels or in Binondo, but if you prefer something more indulgent, TWG Tea has come out with eight variants (four with a regular crust, four covered with mochi-like "snowskin") available until the 24th.   All are inf...Keep on reading: Tea-infused mooncakes to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Boy, 4, falls to death from 16th floor of resort building

A FOUR-year-old boy died after he fell from the 16th floor of a resort condominium Wednesday afternoon in Parañaque City. The body of Lucky Parana, of 324 Lower Sto Niño, Cogeo, Antipolo, was found impaled on the metal fence at the parking lot at the lower ground of Rio Building….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Robbery, stabbing leave 4 children orphans

THE four children of Amelita Manayon are mourning the death of their father, an overseas worker in the Middle East. They became orphans last Tuesday night after Manayon, 42, was robbed and stabbed to death by three unidentified men inside their house in Barangay Sibago, Pinamungajan. The victim succumbed to stab wounds in the abdomen,… link: Robbery, stabbing leave 4 children orphans.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Car wash worker falls in drug sting

By: Gail T. Momblan A 46-YEAR-OLD car wash worker was arrested for alleged illegal drug peddling, evening of August 26, 2018 at Barangay Calajuhan, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Winstone Pugao of Project 2, Barangay Sooc, Arevalo, Iloilo City is injail  for selling a plastic sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur-buyer. Also recovered from Pugao were […] The post Car wash worker falls in drug sting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Man arrested over OFW s death in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia authorities have arrested a man in connection to the death of a 52-year-old Filipina household worker, the Department of Foreign Affairs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

NBI probes death of ex-OFW under police custody

MANILA, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has begun its probe into the death of retired overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Allan Rafael  under the custody of Manila police. Manila Police District (MPD) head Chief Superintendent Rolando Anduyan confirmed this to Rappler by in a phone interview on Friday, August ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018