• Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:30
    Filipinos arrested for raising cash for poor children
    Three Filipino women were arrested for soliciting donations for a foundation for poor children in the Philippines without a permit.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Travel like a beauty queen in Thailand
    For decades, Filipinos have impressed the world, or, the universe rather with two things: our exceptional beauty and our kind hearts.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Cleaners’ on search-and-destroy mission
    IF YOU HAD uploaded a very upsetting image or video on YouTube or Facebook, say the gory aftermath of a homicidal rampage or accident, and one day you could no longer find it, chances are it was taken down by “cleaners” who most likely are Filipinos, according to a documentary film by a German group.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Marcos corruption verdict proves there’s still life in the law
    Filipinos who fought the Marcos regime and rejoiced over its overthrow in 1986 will surely welcome Imelda Marcos’s conviction for corruption and order she serve time behind bars.
    opinion
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Universal medical care on its way for 103 million Filipinos
    The Philippines is a step closer to enacting a Universal Healthcare (UHC) law that will guarantee all Filipinos equitable access to quality medical treatment.
    opinion
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Overseas Filipinos remit $18.5 bn in 7 months
    THE AMOUNT of dollars sent home by millions of Filipinos overseas continued its unbroken uptrend in July due to an increase in remittances from both sea- and land-based Filipino workers, the central bank said.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
    Let her stay
    Sister Patricia Fox, a 71-year-old Australian nun, is the Mother Superior of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion. She first came to the Philippines in 1990 as a volunteer missionary and has been here since, devoting her life to caring for poor and rural Filipinos. She learned to speak the language, and lived in the poor communities she ministered to.
    opinion
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:39
    Philippines' Duterte says Kuwait work ban 'permanent'
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 15:28
    Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00
    Nun and servant of Filipino poor falls victim to Duterte’s dirty politics 
    A 71-year-old Australian Catholic missionary nun who has been working with marginalised Filipinos for more than 27 years is the latest person to fall victim to the Duterte administration’s crackdown on what it perceives as pro-human rights, pro-poor activism.
    opinion
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:37
    Filipinos celebrate Easter with crucifixion, flogging
    Filipino zealots marked Good Friday with a bloody display of religious frenzy by having themselves nailed to crosses and whipping their backs raw in Asia's bastion of Catholicism.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00
    A dangerous and unlawful surrender to China 
    Two Filipinos have placed themselves on the front line of Southeast Asia’s faltering battle against Beijing’s land grab in the South China Sea.
    opinion
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
    Sniffing out the rich odours of Southeast Asian languages
    We Filipinos pride ourselves on the many “smell” words we have in our languages, but it seems this phenomenon is common to tongues across Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
    opinion
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:00
    The year of living dangerously dawns for Filipinos
    When Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo approved the arrest of Joseph Ejercito Estrada, she broke an unwritten rule as old as the modern presidency itself: When you gain power, leave your predecessor alone. a certain extent, this unwritten rule was followed even in the case of the Marcoses, particularly after Fidel Ramos allowed them to return home.
    opinion
  • Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:00
    Filipinos spend most time online in SE Asia
    NETIZENS in the Philippines spend the most time online among select Southeast Asian countries, with Filipinos “far more forgiving of poorly performing website experiences,” according to a survey by a global content delivery network services.
    ASEAN+
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