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15 of 21 Filipino seafarers stranded in India back in PH

The first batch of Filipino seafarers who were abandoned by their Greek employer and stranded for three months in a port in southeastern India arrived in the Philippines. In a statement released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), 15 of the 21 seafarers...

OFW spared from death row in UAE meets Duterte

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The Overseas Filipino worker who was spared from the death row in the UAE, where she was jailed for nearly 4 years, met Pres. Rodrigo Duterte in Malacanang, November 6, days after her return to the country.

A photo of Jennifer Dalquez hugging Duterte was posted on Twitter by Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) chief Hans Leo Cacdac.

In his Twitter post, Cacdac described Duterte as a “shoulder to cry on”.

“The President is a shoulder to cry on for returned OFW Jennifer Dalquez who was saved from death row in Al Ain Prison, UAE,” the caption read.


After serving four years in jail, Dalquez, who was sentenced to death for murder but was acquitted in 2017.

She arrived home Friday morning after the UAE government released her from prison.

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