Khalil Alnammari, a Full Time MBA student (Class of 2013) at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, has been selected as representative for his native country of Saudi Arabia in the upcoming G20 Youth Summit, a premier forum for discussing, planning and monitoring international economic and financial cooperation. The Youth Summit, this year being held in...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government is considering a standard policy on payment of so-called “blood money” to save Filipinos facing the death penalty in Muslim countries after receiving a huge demand from a victim’s family in Saudi Arabia, officials said Monday. The Philippines, one of the world’s largest labor exporters, has saved several...
Decision to ban Indons, Filipinos seen as pique after criticism of beheading of Indonesian maid, writes Asia Sentinel correspondent The decision last week by the Saudi Arabian government to stop hiring maids from the Philippines and Indonesia as of Aug.1 has created chaos in the overseas labor markets of the two countries, with the fate...
Indonesia has decided to stop its citizens from working as domestic help in Saudi Arabia, following the execution of an Indonesian woman working as a maid last week. 54-year-old Ruyati binti Sapubi was beheaded after she confessed to Saudi Arabian officials that she had murdered her employer, accusing him of abusing her. The incident took...
Outrage erupts in Jakarta, reports Asia Sentinel Indonesia is experiencing shock and indignation over the beheading by sword Saturday of a domestic helper in Saudi Arabia, with the Foreign Ministry announcing it has recalled the country’s ambassador for consultations. Heru Lelono, a spokesman for Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, said Monday that the government is...
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