Taiwan OFW to be deported for ‘nasty’ online posts vs Duterte

first_imgHe added that Ordidor has “committed todelete all her uploaded videos against the President and promised not to do itagain and has promised to issue a public apology.” MANILA – The Department of Labor andEmployment (DOLE) is working for the deportation of a Filipina caregiver inTaiwan after the woman posted online “nasty and malevolent materials intendedto cause hatred” against President Rodrigo Duterte. It is “too early” to predict job losses for OFWs, with the virus confirmed in at least 60 countries, says Overseas Workers Welfare Administration chief Hans Leo Cacdac. ABS-CBN DOLE said in a statement over theweekend that Elanel Ordidor, a caregiver in Yunlin County, will be charged withcyberlibel upon her return to the country. Her employer was already notifiedabout the deportation. He also said that the DOLE found outthat Ordidor was using several social media accounts “and has a grouporganized to discredit and malign the President and destabilize thegovernment.” DOLE said the sharing and posting ofsuch videos are punishable under Republic Act No. 10175, the cyber libel law./PN Labor Attaché Fidel Macauyag, for hispart, said that labor officials have went to Ordidor’s workplace in YunlinCounty last week to tell her of the charges she might face for her posts. “However, hours after the visit, severalposts were seen on the Philippine Overseas Labor Office Taichung Facebook pagefrom several fake accounts (supporting her) cause,” Macauyag said. “She will be deported for her willfulposting of nasty and malevolent materials against President Duterte on Facebookintended to cause hatred amidst the global health crisis brought about by theCOVID-19 pandemic,” the DOLE said.last_img

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