Filipinos in Indonesia - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipinos in Indonesia


Filipino detainee missing after Indonesia earthquake, tsunami

Oct 01, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The Filipino detainee, earlier reported by the Department of Foreign Affairs as safe, is among 800 prisoners 'now missing,' says Consul General Oscar Orcine

A man (L) walks past vehicle wreckage as a collapsed mosque is seen in the background in Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi on September 30, 2018, following the September 28 earthquake and tsunami. The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 on September 30, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Veloso family on Mary Jane’s birthday: We want her home

Jan 11, 2016 - 8:42 AM

A day after her birthday Mary Jane Veloso s family is flying to Indonesia to visit the Filipina on death row

SET TO FLY. Mary Jane Veloso's parents Cesar and Celia and sons Mark Daniel (13) and Mark Darren (6) in the NAIA Terminal 2 on January 11. Rappler photo

May utang na loob ba sina Mary Jane Veloso?

May 11, 2015 - 2:50 PM

Kung gusto ng mga Veloso at ng kanilang mga tagapayo na pag ibayuhin pa ang laban para sa buhay ni Mary Jane pangunahan sana nila ang bayan sa tagumpay ng pakikipag kapwa

Karena hukuman mati tidak pernah menyelesaikan masalah

Apr 27, 2015 - 4:20 PM

Hukuman mati hanya akan semakin menyuburkan kejahatan itu sendiri dan tidak pernah menyelesaikan masalah

Terpidana mati asal Filipina, Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, memperagakan busana dalam peringatan Hari Kartini di LP Wirogunan, Yogyakarta. Foto oleh Prima Sulistya/Rappler

Mary Jane’s sons to Jokowi: ‘Release our innocent mom’

Apr 18, 2015 - 1:55 PM

Despite the rejection by the Indonesian court of their mother s appeal Mark Daniel and Mark Darrell remain optimistic their mother will come home soon

SAVE MY FUTURE. Mark Darrell holds up a statement calling for the release of her mother, Mary Jane. All photos by Raisa Serafica

Letter to President Jokowi: Mercy, compassion for #MaryJane

Apr 10, 2015 - 9:12 AM

None would be happiest than Mary Jane’s two children The children have not seen their mother for a long time Even now they as the rest of the Filipino people have not lost hope

Mary Jane's sister to President Jokowi: Blood will be on your hands

Apr 08, 2015 - 10:31 PM

Please don t kill my sister She is innocent

PRAYERS FOR MARY JANE. Hoping Mary Jane will be saved from the Indonesian death row, the Veloso family joins a prayer vigil on Monday night, April 6, in Manila. Photo by Migrante International

Aquino 'doing too little' to #SaveMaryJane – OFW group

Apr 07, 2015 - 9:24 AM

There are at least 125 OFWs on death row in countries where capital punishment is imposed including Indonesia China and Saudi Arabia

Unfazed, Mary Jane Veloso's sister still tried luck abroad

Apr 02, 2015 - 9:08 PM

Maritess Veloso Laurente sister of the OFW on Indonesia s death row wants to return to Bahrain through the legal process: Ayaw ko magaya sa kapatid ko

3 ways to help save #MaryJane from Indonesian death row

Apr 01, 2015 - 2:54 PM

Migrante International lists down urgent actions Filipinos and international community can do to help stop the execution of Mary Jane Veloso

Veloso women 'ill-fated' in overseas jobs – mother

Mar 31, 2015 - 1:40 PM

While her fate may have been the worst Mary Jane Veloso is not the first in the family to bet on an overseas job

Mary Jane Veloso a drug smuggler? Look at our home, parents say

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents recall in anger how their daughter was deceived by a friend

Fearing for their lives, Velosos seek gov't protection

Mar 30, 2015 - 9:02 PM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents tells Rappler they had been threatened in the past by Mary Jane s recruiter and godsister Cristina to keep them silent about the existence of the alleged drug syndicate

In Indonesia, Filipinos are industry leaders

Jul 07, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Professionals in finance banking and education Filipinos in Indonesia have a huge stake in the presidential elections in the Philippines so called best friend nation

BUSINESS ARCHITECTS. Filipinos living and working in Indonesia for decades say a lot is at stake for Philippine business in Indonesia's presidential election.

The Indonesian Sangirs in Mindanao

Mar 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Every year each Sangir family member has to pay the Philippine government P150 to obtain the Alien Certificate of Registration that grants them the privilege to stay

Photo exhibit raises awareness of climate change impact

Jun 09, 2013 - 1:56 PM

Greenpeace Philippines kickstarts the World Environment Week with the launch of a 10 day photo exhibit