The Philippine government is investigating the suicide of a domestic worker who died on Sunday after an incident at a shelter run by its embassy in Beirut for Filipino workers waiting to return home after losing their jobs in the coronavirus pandemic.
Officials at the embassy of Philippines in Beirut take the fingerprints of a Filipina living in Lebanon as she arrives to vote for her country's presidential election on April 11, 2010. (File photo: AFP)
It has come to our attention at the Philippine Embassy in Beirut that there are reports regarding our facilities and the persons under our care. We immediately conducted a thorough check and engaged in an open forum with our wards. This is the result of that visit and rest (1/2)— Philippine Embassy in Lebanon (@PHLinLebanon) May 17, 2020