Toots Ople lays out plans for new migrant workers department

MANILA, Philippines – In her first months as secretary of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), Susan “Toots” Ople aims to conduct a “systems review” to improve how the governments cater to overseas Filipino workers, and hold virtual town hall meetings with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Ople explained her plan in a Rappler Talk interview … Read more

[OPINION] The Department of Finance must stop taxing the masses and middle class more!

This is a short article aimed at critiquing the Philippine Department of Finance’s tax plan 2023-2025 (which intends to impose new taxes and postpone scheduled income tax reductions, among other things) and providing alternatives to generally such regressive and anti-people schemes. Anti-poor and anti-middle class segments of the DOF tax plan 2023-2025 The most despicable … Read more

US paralegal admits role in smuggling Quiboloy’s church workers – US justice department

Paralegal Maria de Leon agrees to plead guilty for her role in facilitating sham marriages to allow church workers to immigrate to the US to solicit ‘donations’ for pastor Apollo Quiboloy’s ‘bogus charity’ MANILA, Philippines – Los Angeles-based paralegal Maria de Leon admitted to conspiring with embattled preacher Apollo Quiboloy’s subordinates to smuggle church workers … Read more

How Liverpool create goalkeepers – John Achterberg on Reds’ unique department – Liverpool FC

John Achterberg is the longest-serving member of Liverpool’s first-team coaching staff, having served in his role as goalkeeping coach for the Reds for over a decade now. When This Is Anfield sits down with the big Dutchman at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool it’s the middle of the international fortnight, a rare time for a … Read more