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Veloso still in limbo

MANILA (Agencies): Bishop Ruperto Santos is calling on the Philippine authorities to speed up the trial of drug recruiters accused of duping a Filipino migrant worker, Mary Jane Veloso, who has been condemned to death by an Indonesian court for carrying drugs.

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Drownings call for rethink on the migration rush

JAKARTA (UCAN) : The deaths of at least 14 Indonesian migrant workers in Malaysian waters should propel Indonesia to provide better care and opportunities for its citizens so that they won’t seek work abroad, Father Paulus Christian Siswantoko, the secretary of the Commission for Justice, Peace and Pastoral for Migrant-Itinerant People, suggested on September 4.