Grace Poe’s corruption fight . . . as President in 2016?

Senator Grace Poe, daughter of former movie icon Fernando Poe Jr, never fails to impress. But she also disappoints in certain ways. Topping the 2010 senatorial elections, with significant help from her father, and getting more votes than veteran senators Loren Legarda and Chiz Escudero was impressive. Late last month, she made another impressive move.…

FILIPINOS SHOULD NEVER WORK IN SAUDI ARABIA

PHOTO: Carlito Lana was beheaded in Saudi Arabia last Friday for killing his Arab employer, allegedly in self defense By Jun Concepcion The beheading on Friday in Saudi Arabia of Filipino national Carlito Lana as punishment for killing his Saudi employer raises very serious and disturbing questions. Troubling questions that must be addressed by OFWs…

NEGOSYO SA PINAS SA TULONG NG HONG KONG

PHOTO: Orange peelings being dried along a sidewalk in Sai Ying Pun, packaged later and eventually offered for sale as health food. Ni Mary Deso-Acido Pangarap kong mag tayo ng isang negosyo sa Pinas isang araw. At matibay ang paniwala ko na malaki ang maitutulong ng mga karanasan at mga napupulot kong aral o ideas…

DISCRIMINATION OF FOREIGN MAIDS IN HONG KONG

The bid of Rowena Uychiat’s former employer, Anna Yiu Hoi-yin, to have her blacklisted by Hong Kong’s immigration authorities and barred from ever getting back to work in this city again smacks of blatant discrimination. Uychiat, a Filipino domestic helper in Hong Kong, escaped from her employer’s home due to physical abuses, Yiu’s failure to…