Filipinos Abroad

Revisit labor export policy

Juanang Tokyoite

The Palace on Wednesday vowed to break the “chain of victimization” by drug syndicates, and said the government “must be relentless” in its response as it pointed out that the execution of the three overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) convicted of drug trafficking in China were “vivid lessons” on how the illegal drug trade destroy lives.

“We are resolved to ensure that the chain of victimization, as pushers entrap and destroy the lives in pursuit of their trade, will be broken. Those who traffic in illegal drugs respect no laws, no boundaries and have no scruples about destroying lives,” Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said.

He said the government’s response “must be relentless, with government and the citizenry working together to ensure vigilance and mutual support to prevent our countrymen from being used by drug pushers as sacrificial pawns, whether at home or abroad.”

Executed through lethal injection on Wednesday morning in China were Sally Ordinario-Villanueva, Elizabeth Batain and Ramon Credo

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It is from, “Juanang Tokyoite,” which is “a monologue about a female domestic helper in Tokyo named Juana. While waiting to be connected online with her friends/family, she discusses about the joys and hardships of being an OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) in Japan.”