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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

Saudi Arabia executes 39-year-old Filipina helper

MANILA, Philippines – Saudi Arabia executed a 39-year-old Filipina household service worker found guilty of murder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Thursday, January 31. The Filipina, whom the DFA did not identify, suffered the death penalty on Tuesday, January 29. The DFA sent its condolences ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

OFW s execution in Saudi shows PH can t adopt death penalty – Locsin

MANILA, Philippines – The recent execution of a 39-year-old Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia shows the Philippines cannot adopt the death penalty, said Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr. "Damn. This is why we cannot adopt the death penalty; we lose the argument of respecting our culture ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

DFA: Another Filipino drowns in New Zealand  

        MANILA, Philippines - Another Filipino drowned while swimming in a river in New Zealand, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. The Philippine Embassy in Wellington said the 20-year-old victim drowned in Whanganui River, 150 kilometers northwest of Wellington on Wednesday. His body was recovered on Thursday. The DFA, however, deferred identifying the fatality. The DFA said it extended its condolences to the victim's family. This was the third recorded death of a Filipino due to drowning in the last four months. READ:Filipino student drowns in NZ Kent Espinosa, a student, also drowned near Whangarei Falls l...Keep on reading: DFA: Another Filipino drowns in New Zealand  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

OFW stabbed, strangled to death by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh | ABS-CBN News

OFW stabbed, strangled to death by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh ABS-CBN News RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was stabbed and strangled to death by a fellow Filipino in Riyadh, Saud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

OFW allegedly stabbed to death by fellow Filipino in Saudi DFA | Pinoy Abroad

OFW allegedly stabbed to death by fellow Filipino in Saudi DFA GMA News An overseas worker from the Philippines was reportedly stabbed to death by a fellow Filipino inside their shared quarters in S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

From duct-taped shoes to $11M: Super frugal man leaves surprise donations

SEATTLE---Alan Naiman was known for an unabashed thriftiness that veered into comical, but even those closest to him had no inkling of the fortune that he quietly amassed and the last act that he had long planned. The Washington state social worker died of cancer this year at age 63, leaving most of a surprising $11-million estate to children's charities that help the poor, sick, disabled and abandoned. The amount baffled the beneficiaries and his best friends, who are lauding Naiman as the anniversary of his death approaches in January. That's because the Seattle man patched up his shoes with duct tape, sought deals at the grocery store deli at closing time and took his best fr...Keep on reading: From duct-taped shoes to $11M: Super frugal man leaves surprise donations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

OFW saved from death row in UAE receives livelihood aid

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 01 December) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 released livelihood assistance on Thursday to an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from this city who was earlier saved from the death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sisinio Cano, DOLE-12 regional director, said Friday they provided […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Filipina worker dies after jumping off employer’s residence in Kuwait

A Filipina worker in Kuwait died after reportedly jumping from her employer's residence on Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The DFA in a statement on Wednesday said the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait is coordinating closely with authorities there who are investigating the death of the household service worker. The DFA did not name the Filipina worker in its statement. According to Charg d'Affaires Noordin Lomondot, the worker reportedly jumped from the third floor of her employer's residence in Sabahiya. The DFA assured the family of the Filipina worker that it will provide assistance in the repatriation of her remains. /kga...Keep on reading: Filipina worker dies after jumping off employer’s residence in Kuwait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Filipina falls to her death in UAE - INQUIRER.net

Filipina falls to her death in UAE - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

DFA confirms 22-year-old OFW died after falling off UAE building

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday confirmed that a 22-year-old overseas Filipino worker fell to her death in United Arab Emirates last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 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