A FEMALE overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was spared from the death row after a court in the United Arab Emirates acquitted her for the killing of her employer who tried to rape her in 2014, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.
The Court of Appeals in Al Ain, in a hearing on June 19, declared Jennifer Dalquez, 30, innocent “without diyyah or payment of blood money,” the DFA said in a statement.READ MORE
THE Social Security System (SSS) said that more Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are becoming financially literate and secured as many of them are starting to invest for their future.
This, after the agency noted that the annual incentive benefits (AIB), disbursed to qualified OFWs in 2016, rose by 18.1 percent to P15.5 million from the P13.15 million provided in 2015.MORE
CEBU can expect more Chinese nationals and vice versa as China Eastern Airlines announced yesterday two new routes connecting Cebu to Shanghai and Canton.
The Cebu-Canton route will commence this June 28, and the Shanghai-Cebu route will begin in Oct. 18 this year. Both will fly four times weekly using the Boeing 737 aircraft.MORE