• Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Philippine trade groups laud polls
    As Filipinos elected mostly administration allies as legislators, hopes are high that the 2019 national budget impasse—which had impacted sharply on the country’s economic growth in the first quarter—will be a thing of the past.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 13:35
    Philippines votes in polls expected to strengthen Duterte
    Manila - Filipinos headed to the polls on Monday in a vote that is expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's grip on power, opening the way for him to deliver on pledges to restore the death penalty and rewrite the constitution.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:46
    Filipinos must ask: Is China our ‘friend’?
    In politics, they say, there are neither permanent friends nor enemies, only permanent interests. The problem with this realpolitik cliche is it’s only half-true. After all, interests themselves are not permanent, since our preferences and goals evolve over time, depending on our historical interactions with the outside world and internal reflections on the meaning and purpose of existence.
    opinion
  • 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
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