Netizens Slam Company for Not Giving Lunch Breaks for Security Guard Spotted Eating While Standing Up

Netizens Slam Company for Not Giving Lunch Breaks for Security Guard Spotted Eating While Standing Up

A lot of people have this notion that security guards have the easiest jobs because they don’t do anything other than stand and guard a place but the job is actually difficult because guarding a place could mean actually losing your life when the bad guys come and rob the place! In some offices, they let the guards do extra work so that they can also be ‘useful’ – forgetting that guards are supposed to watch for the security of the place and the customers. Still, guards might actually welcome…

Nursing Student Earns Praise for Helping Pregnant Woman Deliver Baby in Passenger Van

Nursing Student Earns Praise for Helping Pregnant Woman Deliver Baby in Passenger Van

A 4th year nursing student from Bicol University earned much praise on social media for helping deliver another passenger’s baby while she was riding a passenger van last Sunday. The student was identified as JM Cabarle. Her heroic deed was caught on camera by fellow passenger Amy Bacares. According to reports, the pregnant woman named Remelyn Frondoso rode the passenger van with her husband, Romnick. Because she was already having contractions and labor pains, the driver tried to take her to the municipal hospital but they were turned away; thus,…

KMJS Tries to Help Forgetful Old Man with Php95k Savings in ‘Old’ Money

KMJS Tries to Help Forgetful Old Man with Php95k Savings in ‘Old’ Money

Remember the old man who saved Php95k but forgot about it, only for his family to find the stash and discover they were just a few months late in exchanging the money because the ‘old’ bills have been demonetized? The story recently went viral because the last extended deadline for exchanging the old money had been on June 30. Considering that the family had found the money in September, they were 3 months late but because the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) had been extending the deadline a couple of…

Netizens Express Outrage over Photos of OFW Sleeping on Kitchen Floor with Plastic Sheet as Blanket

Netizens Express Outrage over Photos of OFW Sleeping on Kitchen Floor with Plastic Sheet as Blanket

It is truly sad what a lot of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have to go through just to earn money abroad to provide a better life for their families. Thankfully, not everyone suffers through the same fate, with many also living the dream life yet there are still hundreds who remain in bad condition. Take for example this OFW pictured sleeping in the kitchen and using only a plastic sheet as blanket. According to another OFW named Rose Saro who works in Al-Mangaf, Kuwait, she had accompanied her employer to…

Ex-Janitor’s Son Tops Mechanical Engineering Board Exams, Honors Father’s Sacrifice

Ex-Janitor’s Son Tops Mechanical Engineering Board Exams, Honors Father’s Sacrifice

Knowing that his salary as janitor at an elementary school would not be enough to send his kids to college, Nelson Corbita retired early so he could pay for his son Jay Nelson Corbita’s education at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines. His sacrifice wasn’t all blind faith because Jay Nelson had been a consistent honor student since grade school. It would surely be a waste if the young man couldn’t graduate from college just because their family didn’t have money to send him to school. With…

Lucky OFW Finds Good Fortune in the Middle East with Kind Employers She’s Had for 11 Years

Lucky OFW Finds Good Fortune in the Middle East with Kind Employers She’s Had for 11 Years

We hear so many stories about domestic helpers getting abused in the Middle East that a lot of people have called for a ban in sending household workers there but despite these bad stories, there have also been a number of sweet, success stories that showed there are still kind employers even in the ‘terrifying’ Middle East. One of these overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is a woman who goes by the handle Eyashi DG on Facebook. She was featured on Kwentong OFW after she shared a photo with her employer…

WEIRD: Grab Drivers Get Booking to Transport Dead Bodies to Batangas Port

WEIRD: Grab Drivers Get Booking to Transport Dead Bodies to Batangas Port

We all know how heartbreaking it can be to have a loved one die, especially if they are far away from home. Most families prefer to have the dead bodies of their family members brought to their hometown even if that means spending a lot of money as such cargoes aren’t exactly cheap to transport. Faced with problems in transporting the dead bodies, however, some families have turned to ride-hailing apps – and that’s something that is really unfair to the drivers of this transport network companies. After all, if…

Kids Discover Forgetful Dad’s Php95k Savings, Learn that the ‘Old Bills’ have Zero Value as They Missed June 30 Deadline

Kids Discover Forgetful Dad’s Php95k Savings, Learn that the ‘Old Bills’ have Zero Value as They Missed June 30 Deadline

“Pera na, naging bato pa.” Since 2015, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) had made steps to ensure that the ‘old’ money series launched in 1985 will be returned by the public as these would soon have zero value. The demonetization was scheduled last January 1, 2017 but the deadline had been extended several times due to public clamor. But the BSP announced that the final deadline extension to exchange bills to the new series would be on June 30, 2017; after that, all the older currencies will be demonetized…

Leonardo DiCaprio Posts Before/After Photos of Cleanup Efforts at a Philippine Beach

Leonardo DiCaprio Posts Before/After Photos of Cleanup Efforts at a Philippine Beach

It is a sad reality in the Philippines that there are a lot of people who have no qualms at throwing their garbage anywhere and anytime they want to, leading to blockage of canals and drainage systems as well as pollution in the waterways. Sadly, these trash items eventually make it to the ocean, harming the sea creatures and destroying the environment. What’s worse, the trash even travels to areas where there are plenty of wildlife, even if these are not inhabited by people! Famous actor and environment activist Leonardo…

Pay Hike for Cops and Soldiers Awaits Approval by Congress, Starts on January 1 Once Approved

Pay Hike for Cops and Soldiers Awaits Approval by Congress, Starts on January 1 Once Approved

Many of the cops and soldiers in the Philippines are awaiting the 100% salary increase as promised by President Rodrigo Duterte during the campaign period but over a year after he won the presidency, the country’s uniformed personnel are yet to see a single cent of that promised pay hike. The main reason why it hasn’t been distributed yet is that Duterte had to work on the budget already set by the previous administration for the rest of 2016 while the 2017 budget was already in the works by the…