sex-for-flight scheme - updates

Rappler's latest stories on sex-for-flight scheme


Charges set vs embassy staff over 'sex for flight'

Jun 25, 2014 - 10:58 PM

The cases come a year after the alleged sex for flight scheme was first exposed

'SEX-FOR-FLIGHT.' Can the Philippine government stop the sexual exploitation of distressed OFWs?

Jinggoy to Senate: Pursue sex-for-flight probe

Apr 25, 2014 - 1:58 PM

Senate proceedings could have been helpful in ferreting out the truth with regard to the sex for flight scheme Estrada says

FINISH PROBE. Senator Jinggoy Estrada calls on the blue ribbon committee to conclude its probe into the sex-for-flight scheme. File photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

'House mothers' sent to OFW shelters

Aug 14, 2013 - 4:18 PM

DOLE also orders the installation of CCTV cameras in halfway houses for distressed OFWs

DOLE threatened with budget cut

Aug 14, 2013 - 12:10 PM

Akbayan Rep Walden Bello wants to know if DOLE has sanctions against officials linked to the sex for flight scheme

Envoy hit for 'inaction' over OFW abuse

Aug 08, 2013 - 9:01 PM

On the first day of hearings on the sex for flight scheme senators grill a labor attaché for alleged inaction over a sexual harassment case

To prevent sex for flight, females to staff OFW shelters

Aug 08, 2013 - 3:45 PM

This unprecedented move can prevent sexual abuses DOLE says

Ban male attachés in OFW shelters, solon says

Aug 02, 2013 - 5:47 PM

The Philippines needs an organizational shake up in OFW shelters says Akbayan Rep Walden Bello

Sex-for-flight probers target halfway houses

Jul 31, 2013 - 6:08 PM

DOLE has direct responsibility over this Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario says

Whitewash feared in sex-for-flight probe

Jul 30, 2013 - 2:12 PM

UPDATED Denouncing a possible whitewash by the foreign affairs and labor departments solons begin an investigation into the sex for flight scheme victimizing OFWs

Senate to grill ‘sexual predators in barong’

Jul 29, 2013 - 8:40 PM

Sen Jinggoy Estrada who heads the committee on labor calls officials in sex for flight scheme maginoo pero sobrang bastos

SEAT RESERVED. Sen Jinggoy Estrada tells labor attache Adam Musa that a seat is reserved for him in a Senate hearing on the sex-for-flight scheme. Estrada links Musa to the sex-for-flight scheme as he talks about the stories of 3 supposed victims who were present in the Senate on Monday. Photo by Senate PRIB/Cesar Tomambo

Miriam finally gets foreign relations panel

Jul 29, 2013 - 5:50 PM

Sen Miriam Santiago says Enrile did not give her the foreign relations committee in the 15th Congress out of spite

Senate to have own sex-for-flight probe

Jul 12, 2013 - 12:24 PM

Sen Bongbong Marcos calls on the Senate to probe OWWA s use of the emergency repatriation fund

'TOO LONG.' Sen Bongbong Marcos asks why the government needs 22 years to complete its flood control master plan. Photo by Senate PRIB, Cesar Tomambo

De Lima: 3 more cases in 'sex-for-flight' scheme

Jul 02, 2013 - 3:18 PM

Justice Secretary De Lima says she met with Rep Walden Bello to discuss the sex for flight scheme

OTHER CASES. Secretary De Lima confirms 3 other cases of sexually abused OFWs being investigated by the National Bureau of Investigation. FILE/AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO

No timetable for PH probe on OFW sex abuse

Jun 22, 2013 - 7:03 PM

Malacañang has not set any deadline for the investigation of a sex for flight scheme by PH embassy staff in the Middle East