Day: April 8, 2013

Threat hounds witnesses, family of boy killed in Mabini strafing

The 13-year-old wounded boy, Jonas, (not his real name) who is still recuperating at the Davao Regional Hospital in Tagum City is now “heavily guarded” by military men of the 10th Infantry Division, Philippine Army. Hanimay Suazo, secretary general of human rights group, Karapatan, told Davao Today in a text message that the family of the victim is insulted and feel harassed by this act of the military.

Casiño runs with HK migrants, urges Aquino to support their direct hiring

MANILA – Makabayan senatorial bet Teddy Casiño today, April 7, questioned the Aquino government why it is still letting recruitment agencies to monopolize the hiring of overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong. Casiño is in Hong Kong today with Filipino household service compatriots. With migrant workers he did his signature run from the Subway entrance…