COMMENTARY: KIDNAP FOR RANSOM OF FOREIGNERS IN MINDANAO AND HOW TO BETTER RESOLVE THEM

Kidnappings for ransom in Mindanao, especially of foreign tourists, remains a big problem. The latest kidnappings on September 21 of two Canadians and one Norwegian and one Filipina at the Holiday Ocean View Samal Resort on Samal Island off Davao has dealt a major blow to Philippine tourism. Kidnappers — whether they are the notorious…

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…