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Ramadan basics for Non-Muslims: Beyond Fasting and Iftar
May27

Ramadan basics for Non-Muslims: Beyond Fasting and Iftar

By Wafa Qasimieh and Dr. Abdul Hannan Tago   For most non-Muslims, Ramadan stands out as the month of fasting by day, and generous iftars by night.  But there is so much more to this rich Muslim tradition that’s worth exploring and learning from – especially for those of us who live in the Middle East.  Muslim Filipino community leaders Wafa Qasimieh and Dr. Abdul Hannan Tago, share some essentials points about the Muslim world’s...

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Philippine Laws Affecting Overseas Filipinos
Jun18

Philippine Laws Affecting Overseas Filipinos

By Atty. Barney Almazar Our government treats its people as an export commodity and a means to earn foreign exchange, disregarding the social cost to Filipino families. President Aquino, in his social contract with the Filipino people, committed to transform the government to one that creates jobs at home, so that working abroad will be a choice rather than a necessity, and when its citizen do choose to become OFWs, their welfare and...

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