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10,000 Filipino Workers in Kuwait Consider Returning Home After Body Found in Freezer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered a free plane ticket home for Filipino workers living in Kuwait after the body of 29-year-old Joanna Demafelis was found stuffed in a freezer. Up to 10,000 of the workers are expected to take him up on the offer, even though it will mean financial ruin for many of them as they effectively return home empty-handed after years of laboring overseas.

The family of slain Filipino domestic helper Joanna Demafelis is clueless on when her body will be repatriated from Kuwait, GMA News' Mariz Umali reported on Balitanghali on Tuesday.

Donald Trump Jokes About Shared Media ‘Problems’ with Amir of Kuwait

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Donald Trump joked that it was good to hear that the United States is not the only country facing “problems with the media” after Amir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait spoke in the Thursday joint White House press conference, of his struggle with media that “is against the people.”

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