Filipina Nanny in Kuwait Becomes the Family Driver, Receives over Php500k from Employers When Her Son Got Sick

Filipina Nanny in Kuwait Becomes the Family Driver, Receives over Php500k from Employers When Her Son Got Sick

It is a sad reality that many overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), especially those working as domestic helpers, are being maltreated by their employers. A lot of them might not be physically or sexually abused but are not given proper wages; some don’t even get wages at all! But one nanny in Kuwait was lucky to get assigned to a kind family that would not just become her employers for three decades but also her generous benefactors when her son got sick. Nanay Viola became a domestic helper in 1985 after…

Netizens Slam Parents of 12-Year-Old Pinay Girl Who Killed Self after Barely Passing Math Exams

Netizens Slam Parents of 12-Year-Old Pinay Girl Who Killed Self after Barely Passing Math Exams

A lot of netizens have slammed the parents of a 12-year-old Filipina girl in Singapore who took her own life after barely passing Math exams at school. People believed that her parents were responsible for the young girl feeling ‘inadequate’ and eventually killing herself because she could no longer handle the pressure of trying to keep her grades up. The girl was identified as Lisa, a Secondary One student (first year high school) at Cedar Girls Secondary School in Sembawang, northern Singapore. Teachers described her as an active student participating…

Customer Updates Her Passbook, Discovers She Lost All Her Money to Bank Fees

Customer Updates Her Passbook, Discovers She Lost All Her Money to Bank Fees

People put their money in the bank so they can save it for rainy days but one customer found out she lost everything to the bank due to bank fees! Annabelle Akaogi shared how she had Php5,603 deposited in her BDO bank account back in 2014. After 3 years with no movement on her account, she had it updated recently only to discover that all her money was gone – and that her balance had been zero since February 2015! Shocked and angry that she lost all her money to…

Couple Loses Thousands of Pesos from Locked Checked-in Luggage on Flight from Singapore to Manila

Couple Loses Thousands of Pesos from Locked Checked-in Luggage on Flight from Singapore to Manila

A Filipino couple on their way home for a birthday surprise got the shock of their lives upon discovering that they lost thousands of pesos from their locked checked-in luggage on their flight from Singapore to Manila. According to the post shared by Jho Cabagyo on Facebook, the usually ride on Singapore airlines but because the fares were quite expensive at the time and they wanted to be home just in time for her mother’s 60th birthday, she and her girlfriend decided on buying tickets from a local airline instead….

Old Tricycle Driver Forced to Become a Beggar after Heartless Thieves Stole His Tricycle

Old Tricycle Driver Forced to Become a Beggar after Heartless Thieves Stole His Tricycle

He has been a tricycle driver in Santa Maria, Bulacan for a long time but one night, while taking some men to their destination, they stole his tricycle! Too frail and old to fight against these able-bodied men, the old driver was forced to give up his tricycle. But without any means to buy another tricycle, the old man was forced to become a beggar to support himself. He could not rent another tricycle as well, especially because franchise owners prefer younger drivers — and it was quite clear that this…

OFW Becomes a Beggar in Riyadh after Employer Sent Him to Jail for Refusing to Extend Contract

OFW Becomes a Beggar in Riyadh after Employer Sent Him to Jail for Refusing to Extend Contract

While many Filipinos fancy working outside the Philippines because of the suppose lucrative pay they are set to receive compared with doing the same work in their home country, it is actually a sad reality that many overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are abused and overworked but underpaid and don’t even get to enjoy a day off from work. One of these OFWs is Isidro P. Lacupanto who had been working as driver for a family in Saudi Arabia. Often going home at 3AM as he drives his bosses around, Tatay…

VIDEO: Spoiled Brat Girl Throwing Tantrum and Abusing Her Nanny Gets Mixed Reactions from Netizens

VIDEO: Spoiled Brat Girl Throwing Tantrum and Abusing Her Nanny Gets Mixed Reactions from Netizens

It is a sad reality that many of our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working as nannies and domestic helpers are getting abused by their employers every day; but one video recently proved that kids can be abusive as well… Posted by Facebook page Matalinong Matsing, the video shows a nanny sitting on the floor and holding a young boy while a girl kept on pulling her hair and hitting her. It is unknown why the girl was throwing a tantrum but it was obvious that she wanted to have her…

Poor UST Graduate Who Needed Php500 for Transcript Earns Praise for Returning Bag He Found with Php34k Inside

Poor UST Graduate Who Needed Php500 for Transcript Earns Praise for Returning Bag He Found with Php34k Inside

His parents were both shoemakers but poor as they are, Vince Luiz Cruz was able to complete a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) on a scholarship. And he’s recently proven his worth when he found a bag of money and returned it intact, even if he needed Php500 ($10) himself. Cruz was at the school to process his transcript of records to comply with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) requirement for board exams. He was still wondering where he would get the Php500 he…

WATCH: Friends Confront Snatchers Who Took a Guy’s Cellphone, Also Removed Charger from His Bag

WATCH: Friends Confront Snatchers Who Took a Guy’s Cellphone, Also Removed Charger from His Bag

It seems that snatchers are getting bolder these days – and you’ll find thieves and snatchers of all ages roaming in the streets, men and women alike. A group of friends chanced upon two women snatchers who took one of their friend’s phones. Von Joshua Nicolas shared on Facebook how the two were not content with just getting his phone, they even took his phone charger from his bag as well! Nicolas was lucky that one of his friends noticed the ladies taking his gadget while they were at the…

House Helper Forced to Pay Php14k for Accidentally Damaging Drill While Fixing Kitchen Sink Seeks Help from Tulfo

House Helper Forced to Pay Php14k for Accidentally Damaging Drill While Fixing Kitchen Sink Seeks Help from Tulfo

Veteran broadcaster Raffy Tulfo is also known as the ‘Sumbungan ng Bayan’ or the person to whom people tell their problems to – because he helps find solutions to these problems, no matter how difficult the problem might be. Take for instance last month when he helped save an abused OFW from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. See: OFW Repeatedly Forced by Employer to Perform BJs Plans to Kill Abuser and Commit Suicide, Gets Saved by Tulfo Tulfo has helped more people since then. One of this is Janice Cañete, a young maid…