9 months Palace assures assistance for Pinoys in death row in Malaysia MB
By Argyll Cyrus Geducos Malacañang assured that it is ready to provide assistance to the 48 Filipinos who are facing death penalty in Malaysia for violating 11 offenses. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo(OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after Buhay Party-list Representative Lito Atienza urged the Malaysian government to downgrade to prison terms the sentence handed down on the Filipinos. In his Friday press briefing, Panelo said that Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is already addressing the matter and they are waiting for the latest update from him. “I think the Secretary of Labor is doing ... more