COMMENTARY: BRUTAL DEATHS OF OFWs IN KUWAIT — WHEN WILL THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT ADDRESS EFFECTIVELY THIS ISSUE?

  On February 14 this year, 38-year-old Teresa Quedding from Guimba, Tarlac arrived in Kuwait to work as a domestic helper — to pursue her dream of bigger earnings and a better future for her family. > But on July 15 or just five months into her work in Kuwait, her cold body was brought…

No solution in sight to Western Union remittance problems in Philippines

Western Union is a well-established United States-based financial services company with more than 300 years of corporate history. It operates across the globe and its credentials are beyond question. However, some of its partners in the Philippines appear to be far from honest, reliable and trustworthy. On Sept. 20, Christopher Bongabo and his mother spoke…