A sad day for one of our kabayans in Kuwait as a Filipina allegedly committed suicide only a couple of days before New Year. It was mentioned that she was found inside her room limp and hanging with a rope around her neck until the police cut her down leaving her in a very disturbing position in her photo below. Marife Librada – also known as Bhiee Bii Acer in FB – worked in Kuwait as an Overseas Filipino Worker and was found dead in her room allegedly committing suicide just a couple of days before New Years Eve. She is also the sister of Super Tekla, a stand-up comedian and host of GMA7’s variety show, Wowowin. The incident spread like wild fire especially with the multiple Facebook posts that followed a few days after. Her room was locked the whole time, and she did not even c
Hong Kong police have arrested the Filipina co-owner of Peya Travel, the agency that allegedly failed to book flights for hundreds of OFWs returning home to the Philippines for the holidays. Rhea Donna Boyce was brought to a police station while several computers from her firm's main office were seized by the authorities, GMA News stringer Corazon Cañete reported on Balitanghali on Tuesday. Police suspect more individuals are connected to Peya Travel, but only Boyce and her husband, Peter Bryan Boyce, were listed as the agency's official owners. Boyce's husband as well as other officers of the agency may also face arrest if proven they were involved in the incident. South China Morning Post reported that Boyce was arrested on Monday for conspiracy to defraud. Police hauled
A Filipina domestic helper in Iraq is now receiving assistance from Philippine officials after she was assaulted and threatened by a relative of her employer. The OFW, Alice Aguilan, was able to broadcast the assault through Facebook Live, GMA News' JP Soriano reported on 24 Oras on Tuesday. The report said Aguilan started the livestream after she was beaten by her employer's relative, who also works as a houseboy, for failing to perform a task he asked her to do. During the livestream, Aguilan pointed to the suspect who was then performing a salat or ritual prayer and asked her viewers to take a screenshot of the man. "'Yang hayop na 'yan o, wala amo ko kaya binugbog ako. Pinagsasakal ako tsaka sinuntok ako at hinampas ako nang hinampas ng step-in," an emotional Aguilan sa...
October 9, 2013 was the day that Junivie San Juan, a Bicolano, was arrested which was just a few days after her arrival in Saudi Arabia straight from Manila, Philippines. The neophyte OFW was sentenced for 3 years and 6 months for possession of illegal drugs to which as of this writing, she has already served. The only thing missing for her to be fully acquitted is to settle the payment of 100,000 Saudi Riyals worth of fines which amounts to around 1.3 Million Philippine Pesos. With the help of the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department Of Labor and Employment, and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Junivie’s parents, Elvira and Jun could not have been given a better gift this Christmas as they were sponsored to travel all the way to Jeddah just to visit their daugh
In a very tragic video posted in Facebook, a Pinay domestic helper from Saudi Arabia is asking for help after she was allegedly pushed out of the 2nd floor window of a house by her employer. She remains in a hospital and is being treated for an injured spine and broken leg. The victim was identified as Maria Jingee Antipuesto Elejeno. In the video posted by her sister in law, Neleh Asna Elegina, the victim is calling for help so justice can be served for the maltreatment she experienced in the hands of her employer. She was allegedly pushed from the 2nd floor window of her employer’s house and sustained injuries in her spine and a fractured leg. She was already operated on but is still confined in the hospital for treatment of her injuries. Saudi Arabia: Employer Allegedly
A Filipina domestic helper in Brazil was a victim of modern slavery She was subjected by her employers to slave-like working conditions Once, the Filipina maid was forced to eat food meant for dog to keep herself from starving A 40-year-old Filipina who applied for work as domestic helper in Brazil in pursuit of greener pastures and better working conditions was subjected by her employers to slave-like working conditions. In an interview with BBC, the Filipina domestic helper said her employers who live in an upscale neighborhood in Sao Paulo made her perform a long list of tasks daily that she barely had time to eat. She said her employers’ apartment has a big living room, a large dining room and four bedrooms, each with its own bathroom that she has to clean
An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Saudi Arabia who was allegedly maltreated by her employer has passed away, an official said. It was all captured in camcorder by the suspect and became viral on social media network. In the video woman couldn’t do anything but cry. The victim was missing and considered her body further buried in the desert. WATCH THE REPORT BELOW Source