Tuesday, July 16, 2019

PHL to stay with UN Human Rights Council- Locsin

PHL to stay with UN Human Rights Council- Locsin

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said the Philippines is not leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). "UNHRC vote is a small and harmless matter," Locsin said in a post on his Twitter account. "We're staying with the UNHRC as a pedagogical...

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Isko Moreno wants name removed on food truck

Isko Moreno wants name removed on food truck

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has requested to remove his name from a food truck giving free 'lugaw' named as 'Kusina ni Isko'. A netizen called out Moreno asking if 'epals' are prohibited under his term. "Netizens have a point on this one. Nakisuyo na po ako sa nag-donate...

Burn victims treated with mom’s placenta in Dubai

Burn victims treated with mom’s placenta in Dubai

Two victims of gas explosion in Dubai last month are being treated with donated placenta from a mother who just gave birth. Hafizulla, 27, and Khayal Mohammed, 20, are undergoing treatment at Rashid Hospital in Dubai. A large area of their bodies suffered...

Plane returns to NAIA after bird strike

Plane returns to NAIA after bird strike

A passenger plane was forced to return to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) due to a bird strike right after its take off. Cagayan De Oro bound flight 5J-382 of Cebu Pacific was damaged following the bird attack but the airline said that all passengers...

More than 300 passengers stranded in Central Visayas ports

More than 300 passengers stranded in Central Visayas ports

More than 300 passengers were stranded as of 1p.m. Tuesday in different ports in Central Visayas. Although there's no typhoon signal hoisted over the region, the cancellations were made upon the discretion of the vessels' skippers, according to Philippine Coast Guard...

Death toll in Nepal flooding and landslide ups to 67

Death toll on flooding and landslide in Nepal continues to rise as of Monday with police estimating the numbers to have reached 67. According to the New York Times report, rescuers are still doing search, rescue, and retrieval operations. This catastrophe also injured...

Deadbeat dads beware: You can be jailed and fined Php300,000

DUBAI: A lawyer specializing in family court cases has urged single moms, including overseas Filipina workers, whose ex-husbands or partners have been remiss of their financial obligations to their children to purses legal action. Atty. Noel Del Prado explained over...

PNP cracks down on ‘unfaithful’ cops

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is now tracking down uniformed personnel who are 'unfaithful' spouses because of their failure to support their families. The PNP Women and Children Protection Center received 301 complaints of economic abuse in 2018. The report is...

Group wants OFW dept. to be led by reintegrated OFWs

Group wants OFW dept. to be led by reintegrated OFWs

DUBAI: A group of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) has recommended that the planned Department of OFWs be led by Filipinos who had worked abroad and returned home because, being cognizant of the issues at hand, they would know how best to run the government agency....

BECOME AN OFW SCHOLAR NOW!

BECOME AN OFW SCHOLAR NOW!

If you’re dreaming of having scholarship for your child while working overseas, worry no more because a new application to become OWWA scholars will be opened for school year 2020-2021. Why becoming scholar? Why not? Almost all Filipinos working overseas have their...

Alex Gonzaga’s mom defends her from basher

Mommy Pinty came in defense of her daughter Alex Gonzaga from a rude basher who called her "palengkera" (tactless). She replied to a comment by a netizen who commented, "Ano ginagawa ng palingkera sa New York bazura?" In response, Mommy Pinty said she felt pity over...

LOOK: Richard Gomez does Juliana’s makeup

Juliana Gomez does not need to hire her own glam team for a wedding. No less than her father, Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, did her make up. Lucy Torres has posted a photo showing Richard and Juliana are by the window while blending Juliana’s foundation on her face....

Catriona Gray breaks her silence, calls ‘body shaming’ hurtful

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray finally broke her silence and slams body-shaming on Twitter. This comes after a Thai beauty queen compared her photo to a Miss Grand International winner with a caption calling her fat. “Body-shaming is hurtful and (should) never be...

Film about OFWs to show in Bahrain

A movie based on the true accounts of Filipinos abroad will hold a special screening in Bahrain on July 25, The Philippine Embassy announced last night. The film “OFW The Movie,” is set to screen at 6 PM in Park Regis Lotus Hotel in Juffair. It is produced by the...

Ed Sheeran confirms marriage with childhood friend Cherry Seaborn

British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran has confirmed his marriage with Cherry Seaborn. Seaborn was Sheeran's childhood friend he revealed. The singer confirmed the news in an interview with iHeartRadio's Charlamagne Tha God about his new album. Sheeran said the...

Jake Zyrus proudly shows his love to his fiance

All is well between Jake Zyrus and Shyre Aquino. The 27-year-old singer recently posted sweet photos on his Instagram account. “I love you @coachshy.rnd,” Zyrus captioned his photo with a heart emoji. Aquino reacted on Zyrus post and said “Oh, love you more. Hayy......

Anime-inspired song and videos in Bisaya goes viral

Aside from the KPOP invasion, Anime struck the hearts of kids and the kids-at-heart, men and women alike in the Philippines. People were in awe, hearing the opening spiels and songs of Japanese animated series and movies but who would have thought that Filipino...

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Former Japan Airlines boss walks the walk on setting good example

DUBAI: A former airline CEO has been turning millennials on their head, skipping perks and living life in all its simplicities rather than high rolling it. Haruka Nishimatsu, president and CEO of Japan Air around 2009, implied he was not just romanticizing it; rather,...

Fresh grad thanks rooster for waking her up every day

DUBAI: In this era of “Lion King,” “Finding Nemo,” “Ice Age” and “Madagascar,” this fresh grad’s story is a winner! Maria Kristine Neeve Cambel, a 20-year-old student who graduated with a degree of BS Psychology from Cavite State University in Indang, Cavite, is...

Lito Ramirez: From sniffing Rugby to playing rugby

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine rugby star Lito Ramirez was once into a different kind of Rugby, a brand name, in fact, for contact cement that he used to sniff when he was a six-year-old orphan, living in the streets, begging from motorists when the traffic light...

Group wants OFW dept. to be led by reintegrated OFWs

DUBAI: A group of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) has recommended that the planned Department of OFWs be led by Filipinos who had worked abroad and returned home because, being cognizant of the issues at hand, they would know how best to run the government agency....

Bayanihan spirit still alive in Legazpi City

The bayanihan spirit of Filipinos is present during times of great need, especially when you're trying to move your house from one place to another literally. According to a report by ABS-CBN News, there were at least 30 men carrying a small hut at that time. They...

Prince Charles confers award to Pinay nurse

A Filipina lead robotic nurse was among those recently conferred the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Award by Prince Charles for acts of bravery as first responders to the June 3, 2017 London Bridge as well as the Manchester terror attacks. Joy Ongcachuy, who has...

Anime-inspired song and videos in Bisaya goes viral

Aside from the KPOP invasion, Anime struck the hearts of kids and the kids-at-heart, men and women alike in the Philippines. People were in awe, hearing the opening spiels and songs of Japanese animated series and movies but who would have thought that Filipino...

Dubai OFWs’ bubble tea indulgence takes a new level

DUBAI: When you have a bubble tea refreshment store running out of stock and having to frequently deliver supplies from Taiwan by air, you got something! Such is the case for Tsaa Time, which opened just two months back at West Zone in Al Khail Gate whose owner,...

Mang Inasal: Al Khail Gate’s Pinoy comfort food central

DUBAI: Years back, an enterprising food lover saw a gaping hole at Al Khail Gate’s growing community of mostly Filipino expats and he quickly filled it up. Today, that hole is the most popular go-to place for Pinoys hungry from work or just simply craving homegrown...

Third Razon’s of Guagua in UAE now open; first day full-packed

Full-packed first day after Razon’s of Guagua opened its third branch in UAE, situated inside Ibn Battuta Metrolink food court, Dubai last July 8. Amidst the summer heat, Filipinos strolling attended the opening ceremony and did not even give a passing plate from...

Resto in French Riviera named World’s Best Restaurant

A restaurant run by Argentinian chef Mauro Colagreco in the French Riviera was named World's Best Restaurant in a ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, Reuters reported. Mirazur, a three-Michelin-starred restaurant based in Menton, was in third place last year. The...

Buboy wants to Pacman to become president

The head trainer and best friend of Sen. Manny Pacquaio wants to see the People's Champ become President. Buboy Fernandez blurted this out in an interview with reporters, according to Inquirer. This, he said, is the reason for being always conscious of all his actions...

Lito Ramirez: From sniffing Rugby to playing rugby

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine rugby star Lito Ramirez was once into a different kind of Rugby, a brand name, in fact, for contact cement that he used to sniff when he was a six-year-old orphan, living in the streets, begging from motorists when the traffic light...

Pacquiao hits Thurman: I’m not a newbie

Filipino boxing champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao had enough of his opponent’s trash-talking. Pacquaio responded to Thurman during his training in Los Angeles. Thurman vowed to send Pacquiao to his retirment. He even mocked Pacquiao’s short reach comparing it to a...

Pacquiao still has his vintage speed, says Coach Freddie Roach

Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao has maintained his speed and form in the run up to his world title showdown with American Keith Thurman, according to Coach Freddie Roach. Roach said that Pacquiao is still fast even if he is already 40 years old. “Manny is so...

PSL bags 11 gold medals in Singapore meet

The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) hauled in a total of 11 gold medals at the 4th CSC Super Junior Swimming Invitational held at the Chinese Swimming Club Sports Complex in Singapore. Manila Times reported that Tarlac City pride Triza Haileyana Tabamo and Masville...

Superal, Malixi lift trophies in FCG event

MANILA, Philippines — Filipina rising stars Eagle Ace Superal and Rianne Malixi have dominated their respective age-group divisions in varying fashions at the 12th FCG (Future Champions Golf) International Championship at the Singing Hills Golf in El Cajon,...

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