Day: December 3, 2008

A global alliance of Filipino migrant organizations decried the Philippine government’s ‘failure to give compensation to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) laid off from Taiwan.’ More than a hundred OFWs from Taiwan went home last night. Garry Martinez, chairperson of Migrante International said,”Instead of giving the much needed money, [Labor] Secretary Marianito Roque is offering them…

The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP-Peasant Movement of the Philippines) condemned the killing of the latest impeachment complaint filed against Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The House of Representatives on Tuesday formally voted down the fourth and latest impeachment complaint. The complaint accused Mrs. Arroyo of graft and corruption, bribery, betrayal of public trust and culpable violation…