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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Patnubay Leaks: OFW Juan Orap at ang pagpapabaya at kapalpakan ng Philippine Consulate ng Jeddah

Bago makauwi si Mang Fred Salmos sa tulong ng Patnubay, naki-usap si Mang Fred sa atin na tulongan din ang kanyang kaibigan na pareho din sa kanya ang problema at parehong dalawang taon na rin na napabayaan ng Consulate ng Jeddah.

Susan Ople: An Open Letter to Rep. Maria Theresa Bonoan-David

No to HB 6195!

Source : http://www.susanople.com
Dear Congresswoman Bonoan-David,

Greetings from the Blas F. Ople Center!

The Ople Center is a non-profit organization that has been assisting distressed Filipino workers since its inception in 2004. One of our roles as a policy center is to speak up whenever an individual such as yourself comes up with a proposal

Italia: Blue card, ganap ng aprubado

Source: akoaypilipino.eu

Roma , Hunyo 8, 2012 – Handa ng ipatupad ang tinatawag na blue card o ang super permit to stay na magbibigay ng mas magandang pagkakataon sa pamumuhay sa Italya ng mga higly qualified migrant workers.

Kahapon ay ganap ng inaprubahan ang legislative decree o ang directive 2009/50/EU ukol sa kondisyon ng pagpasok at pananatili ng mga highly qualified workers. Ito ay inaprubahan dalawang buwan na ang nakakalipas ng

Patnubay Leaks: Dalawang Domestic Workers nakalusot papuntang Saudi kahit may Ban; Naabuso!

Patnubay Online’s Phone Interview with  OFWs Jovita Ang and Jocelyn Bagaoisan 
(Note: nasa email exchanges sa baba ang buong detalye) 

Event : 1st Filipino Europe-Wide D2D Conference

1st Filipino Europe-Wide D2D Conference
26, 27 to 29 September 2012
Rome, Italy

Statement:

The Diaspora-to-Dialogue (D2D): 1st Conference of Filipinos in Europe-2012 was convened by the Filipino-Italian Members of the Global Filipino Diaspora Council (GFDC) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), hosted by the Philippine Embassy Rome and patronized by the International Organization of Migration (IOM), the Scalibrini Institute of Migration Onlus (SIMIONLUS), and the Comune di Roma.

USA: Conversation with Pearlie Rose S. Baluyut

Words and photos by Dionesio C. Grava
First posted in pinoywatchdog.com

Pearlie Rose S. Baluyut is the author of Institutions and Icons of Patronage: Arts and Culture in the Philippines during the Marcos Years, 1965-1986.

This writer tried to make sense of the actual conversation occurring in a heavy traffic area where disruptions and noise made comprehension a bit challenging. Voices necessarily subdued on our part, not from other sources. Salabang Song in Pasadena. So, okay, comparing what I was able to catch up with the descriptive paragraph Ms. Nietes kindly provided beforehand, they appear not to be dissimilar.

Cebuano Short Story: NASIPYAT SI PAKYOT

Adunay mga pulong nga magdala ug mensaheng pinaliko, dili deretso sa katuyoan, mopahumok sa gahi ug mopagahi sa humok nga pagbating nagpuot sa galamhan.

Usa ka hapon, nadapit ang pag-inusara ni Pakyot sa madanihong binuhat nga nagbarog daw nag-atang ug kasakyan.

“Day, ihatod ta hinuon ka kon asa ka padulong.” pulong ni Pakyot sa dihang nakaduol na sa binuhat. Nagpanikad si

Tidbits on a Boy Named Pepe

Source: http://www.nhcp.gov.ph
Tidbits on a Boy Named Pepe

By: Ferdinan S. Gregorio
History Researcher II

Many articles, books, essays and literary materials were written about Jose Rizal’s life, works and ideas, but sometimes we tend to neglect knowing who Pepe was before writing the Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. Knowing Jose Rizal starts by knowing him as a child.

The seventh child of Don Francisco Mercado and Doña Teodora Alonso, Pepe was born on June 19, 1861, a Wednesday.  After three days, Father Rufino Collantes baptized the baby, who was named Jose Protacio, in honor of Saint Joseph and Saint Protacio.  Doña Teodora was a devout

Italia: Family allowance (assegno familiare), narito ang bagong pamantayan sa sahod

Source: akoaypilipino.eu

Roma – Hunyo 18, 2012 – Pinapalitan, tulad taun-taon, ang mga pamantayan sa sahod para sa kilalang assegno al nucleo familare o family allowance. Ang website ng Inps ay inilathala ang mga bagong halaga na ipatutupad simula July 1, 2012 hanggang June 30, 2013.

The Local Hires of POLO Still Deprived of their Rights

Kung inyo pang matatandaan, noong 2009, nagpost po tayo sa lumang website natin tungkol sa mga karapatan ng mga Local Hire workers ng POLO (Philippine Overseas Labor Offices) sa Saudi Arabia. Yong sulat din na yon ay pinadala natin sa ibat-ibang ahensya ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas.

Kuwait: Returning expats raise health fears

Source: kuwaittimes.net

KUWAIT: A source warned of a potential outbreak of tuberculosis or other contagious diseases as no medical tests are performed on expatriates who return to Kuwait after spending their annual leaves in countries where such diseases are rampant.

Najran Emir Receives Philippine Ambassador

His Royal Highness Prince Meshaal bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, Emir of Najran Province receives Ambassador Ezzedin Tago

Philippine Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mr. Ezzedin Tago visited Najran Region in southwest of Saudi Arabia recently and paid a courtesy call on the Emir of Najran His Royal Highness Prince Meshaal bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

On 4 June 2012, Ambassador Ezzedin Tago and Mr. Paul Saret traveled to Najran and made a one-day visit to Najran Region.

Balak: ADLAW SA MGA AMAHAN

mga amahan angayan pasidunggan,
walay laing tagan-an, silang tanan suklian,
bililhong adlaw, mga amahan atong hugopan,
ipadungog, ipasibantog, silang tanan pahalipayan
ipaabot nato ang kalipayng hilabihan, sila pasalamatan,
silang tanan yukboan sa ilang kakugihan pagsulod sa ganghaan
sa pagpatulo ug singot, sa pagtisok ug liso sa kaliwatan,
sa ilang kahingigo ug kamaayo motultol sa tago-angkan,
ihatag nato ang padasig, sa tanang kaliwat ni Adan.

Aming pagdadalamhati at pakikiramay sa pagpanaw ni HRH Crown Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz al Saud

Kami po ay nakikidalamhati at nakikiramay sa pagpanaw ni HRH Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz al Saud. Marami po tayong kasong idinulog direkta sa  Diwan (Grievance Department) ng Ministry of Interior at naresolve po lahat ng maayos..  Lubos po tayong nagpapasalamat kay Prince Naif sa lahat ng tulong para maipaglaban ang mga karapatan ng mga Filipino workers dito sa Kaharian. – Patnubay Online

STATEMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DOMESTIC WORKERS’ DAY

STATEMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DOMESTIC WORKERS’ DAY
16 June 2012

Ratify and Implement ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers Now!

Today, as we commemorate the first anniversary of the adoption of ILO Convention 189 (C189) on Decent Work for Domestic Workers, we call on ILO Member States to immediately ratify and implement C189 as a demonstration of their global commitment made at the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference on 16 June 2011.

Italia: Pinoy binugbog at Best Booth winasak

Source : www.akoaypilipino.eu

Roma, Hunyo 12, 2012 – Tatlong kabataang Pinoy ang napagtripan umano ng grupong kapwa Pinoy na nakakatanda sa mga biktima at ang mga ito ay walang awang pinagbubugbog bandang 5:45 ng hapon sa Piazza Ankara – Roma nang magdaos ng ika-114 na anibersayo ng Kalayaan. Isa sa tatlo, ay napuruhan at sugatan ang labi at makikita ang talamsik ng dugo sa mukha at kasuotan ng biktima.