“It is now time for accountability, the injustice done to them is the Aquino government’s fault.”
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“They are obviously hiding something. The family has strong reason to believe that Masubay did not commit suicide.”
Their salaries have been withheld, their electricity supply cut off, and they are being denied their end of service benefits.
Common symptoms of the Mers-CoV, according to the WHO, include “acute, serious respiratory illness with fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Most patients have pneumonia. Many have also had gastrointestinal symptoms, including diarrhea.”
“The hike in Philhealth contributions came at a very opportune time when the Commission on Audit reported that in 2012, Philhealth issued some P1.5 billion in bonuses and allowances to its top officials and employees.”
“Last year, the government deployed two million OFWs and professionals abroad, the biggest in history. So again, how can the DOLE stomach this absurdity?”
OFWs are angry over the continuing corruption, slow prosecution of culprits, and Aquino’s special treatment of Janet Lim-Napoles, while Filipino migrant workers are deprived of basic support and services to protect their well-being and human rights. – United Filipinos in Hong Kong-Migrante
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis The Aquino government was beaming with pride when it announced that the country had a high – by Philippine standards – year-on-year GDP growth rate of 7.8 percent during the first quarter of 2013. Construction registered the highest growth with 32.5 percent, followed by financial intermediation with 13.9 percent, manufacturing at…
“How can the Aquino administration have the gall to assert that the Philippines is a ‘tiger economy’ when we continue to drive workers out of the country because of joblessness, low wages, lack of basic social services and unending price hikes?” – Migrante
“We fear that if the Philippine government fails to act quickly in assisting and repatriating our OFWs, they will be subjected to harsher and more stringent crackdowns and human rights violations by Saudi authorities.” – Migrante
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Eden Abarientos is not the first OFW who chose to risk falling to her death rather than suffer rape or physical abuse.