DepEd Teacher Demands Disciplinary Action against Rude Jeepney Driver

DepEd Teacher Demands Disciplinary Action against Rude Jeepney Driver

In the Philippines, jeepneys are considered the ‘king of the road’ and  the easiest and most economical means of transportation for millions of Filipinos who ride on it each day. Recently, a post on social media by Michelle Bungag Lopez, a teacher in DepEd Cavite caught the attention of netizens as she shared  her personal experience while riding a jeepney last June 22. Here is Michelle’s story. According to her, it happened around 11:00 o’clock that morning when she rode a jeepney bound for Molino, Cavite together with eight other passengers….

Unfulfilled as an Office Girl, A Graduate Finds Success as an OFW

Unfulfilled as an Office Girl, A Graduate Finds Success as an OFW

Many OFWs work as a domestic helper.  While there were many job offers available, it is one of those positions mostly sought.  On the other hand, working as a factory worker was among those left unnoticed making it almost a thankless job. This is the story of Fiang Fe Fhaye Padz from Bukidnon province who worked as a factory worker in South Korea. She was a graduate of  Bukidnon State University and  took Physical Education and Sports Studies.  Her post on social media had earned numerous likes and positive comments after sharing her…

WATCH: Man Who Walked on Electricity Cables Causes Blackout after Getting Electrocuted

WATCH: Man Who Walked on Electricity Cables Causes Blackout after Getting Electrocuted

A man believed to be having mental problems had gone up the electricity post and walked on the power cables in Project 8, Quezon City. He had no clothes on. Witnesses identified him as a certain Kuya Bobot. These witnesses said that they noticed the man walking on wires and asked him to come down but he later fell after touching a live wire. The poor man fell to the ground, his body smoking and convulsing after getting electrocuted. He also caused a blackout in the area after the transformer…

Cops Try to Charge Php150k from Old Driver So He Could Get Impounded Taxi after Accident with Their Colonel

Cops Try to Charge Php150k from Old Driver So He Could Get Impounded Taxi after Accident with Their Colonel

An old taxi driver whose passenger was a colonel got involved in an accident that led to the latter getting some scrapes and bruises. Angered over what happened to their colonel, the cops of the police station he was assigned in not only impounded the taxi driver’s vehicle but also asked him to pay Php150k ($3,000) so he could get his vehicle back. Incidents like this one do not require that vehicles be impounded – and penalties for such do not reach that high! Knowing their rights but not sure…

Filipina Domestic Helper Forced to Sleep Outside the House While Employer is on Vacation

Filipina Domestic Helper Forced to Sleep Outside the House While Employer is on Vacation

A viral photo posted on social media by a certain Ashleycute Camarao Baccay earned different reactions from netizens as she showed a picture of a Filipina domestic helper sleeping outside her employer’s house near her place in Singapore. According to her, the employer had left the helper for a planned holiday trip but she was not allowed to sleep inside their house. The Filipina was advised to look for a place where she could stay for free while they were out but unfortunately, she can’t find one so she ended…

OFW Suffering from Severe Allergy Asks Help for Her Return to the Philippines

OFW Suffering from Severe Allergy Asks Help for Her Return to the Philippines

Bogabil Bhady Noemie, an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) working as a domestic helper in Kuwait, posted a video on social media as she seeks assistance in making her return to the Philippines possible.  She was suffering from swollen hands due to severe allergy which worsens each day, making it difficult for her to perform her duties. According to her, she acquired the allergy through the use of strong detergents in cleaning her employer’s house. She tried to ask permission from her employer to let her go home to the Philippines but her…

11 Kids Cry for Justice over Death of Mom Killed by Unidentified Gunmen While Doing ‘Hugpong Federalismo’ Duties

11 Kids Cry for Justice over Death of Mom Killed by Unidentified Gunmen While Doing ‘Hugpong Federalismo’ Duties

Eleven children are crying for justice after their mother was killed by unidentified gunmen while she was trying to get some IDs done for ‘Hugpong Federalismo’ members at their hometown in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur in southern Philippines. In a heartbreaking post on Facebook, Lessa Farmiel lamented how their mother was the sole breadwinner for the family and has done everything for her children, trying out various jobs except selling drugs so she could feed her kids and send them to school but her life was stolen by unidentified…

Pinay Domestic Helper Comes Back from Day Off to Employer’s Dirty House, Gets Sympathy from Netizens

Pinay Domestic Helper Comes Back from Day Off to Employer’s Dirty House, Gets Sympathy from Netizens

Many domestic helpers working in the Philippines and outside the country experience bad working conditions wherein their employers would abuse their rights and only give them a low salary. A lot of these helpers don’t really have good wages, don’t have benefits like health insurance and retirement plan, and rarely get days off. There are places like Hong Kong that provide these domestic helpers with rights and privileges, including getting regular days off and having fixed salaries that their employers must honor; however, many of these employers have a different…

Heartless Employer Throws Out Cancer-Stricken Pinay DH at the Early Hours of Dawn, Leaves Her in the Streets

Heartless Employer Throws Out Cancer-Stricken Pinay DH at the Early Hours of Dawn, Leaves Her in the Streets

Cancer is a very serious medical condition that not only keeps the patient’s body weak, it could easily lead to death even with treatment. Everyone knows how painful and difficult it can be, physically and emotionally, to be suffering from this condition but one heartless employer in Hong Kong threw out her Filipina domestic helper at the early hours of dawn, leaving her in the streets to fend for herself. This domestic helper was identified as Joan, a 40-year-old single mother of three. She has been with her employer in…

Family Who Offers Food and Water to Fleeing Marawi Residents Goes Viral, Receives Help from Netizens

Family Who Offers Food and Water to Fleeing Marawi Residents Goes Viral, Receives Help from Netizens

Terrorists have driven away thousands of residents from Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, southern Philippines but the refugees have found hope along the way, thanks to a family in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte. Twenty eight-year-old Amer Riga and his family saw the heartbreaking sight of refugees fleeing Marawi, with hundreds of vehicles stuck in slow-moving traffic to other parts of Mindanao where they can seek temporary shelter. Seeing the tired faces of these people, many of whom had walked several hours under the sweltering heat of the sun, Riga…