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News in Pictures: Hong Kong OFWs Slam DoLE Inaction on Case vs. Labatt; Gabriela Calls for Congressional Inquiry
Hundreds of OFWs troop to the Philippine Consulate Generaloffice in Hong Kong on Sunday to reiterate their demand for the immediate recall of Labor Attaché Romulo Salud.
News in Pictures: Amid Calls Demanding Recall of HK Labatt, OFW Group Fears DoLE’s Possible Mishandling of Investigation
“More than 100,000 already viewed the YouTube clip and indignation was the overwhelming response of most viewers. In one afternoon alone, we gathered more than 4,000 signatures. The OFWs and the people have spoken and this is what we wish to deliver: Recall Salud Now!” said Eman Villanueva, secretary-general of the United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK), during a picket-protest at the Philippine Consulate General on November 4, condemning Labor Attaché Romulo Salud’s rude treatment against an OFW and the Philippine government’s neglect of migrant rights and welfare.
News in Pictures: Hong Kong OFWs Want ‘Rude’ Labor Attaché Fired
In a press conference on Tuesday, United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-Migrante-HK) exposed the rude and insensitive treatment of Labor Attache to Hong Kong Romulo Salud towards an OFW in distress.
OFWs in Hong Kong Want ‘Rude’ Labor Attaché Fired
News Release Oct. 26, 2010 Hong Kong-based OFW groups United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-Migrante-HK) and the Mission for Migrant Workers (MFMW) expressed anger and indignation over the rude treatment of a labor attaché towards an OFW in distress. Agnes Tenorio, a first-time domestic worker in Hong Kong, sought the help of the Philippine Consulate…
Luis V. Teodoro | Leaving
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Posted by Bulatlat.com The fall-out from the killing of eight tourists from Hong Kong and Canada last August 23 could include a spike in discrimination and even violence against Overseas Filipino Workers in Hong Kong and other parts of China. There are also fears that whatever efforts…
Benjie Oliveros | Who Is to Blame for the Ineptness and Vulnerabilities Exposed by Hostage-Taking Incident?
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat.com It is shocking how a single hostage-taking incident has shook the country and exposed its problems and vulnerabilities, as well as the ineptness of government and police officials. The late Senior Police Inspector Rolando Mendoza merely wanted to clear his name of corruption charges – by using unarguably condemnable means…
HK OFWs Express Condolence And Sympathy to Hostage-Crisis Victims, Call for Thorough Investigation
Press Release August 24, 2010 As the hostage crisis in Manila ends, the United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK) condoles with the families in Hong Kong of those who died and sympathizes with the other victims who got out safely but were surely traumatized by the tragic event of the past hours. Filipino migrant workers…
Harassment, Delisted Voters and Glitches Mar First Hours of Absentee Voting in HK
Joint Press Release 10 April 2010 Within the first few hours after the polls opened, harassment and intimidation as well as major glitches that may seriously hamper the implementation of the automated OAV in Hong Kong and disenfranchise OFWs, including de-listing, occurred. Gabriela Women’s Party in Hong Kong chairperson Cynthia Abdon-Tellez, said that contrary to…
Migrant Group Raises Concern on Blunders and Delays in HK Absentee Voting
Press Release 10 April 2010 “We are concerned that if blunders and delays in the implementation of the OAV will persist, Hong Kong will not only hold the record of having the highest number of registered voters but will also have the mark for having the highest number of disenfranchised voters.” This was declared today…