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Indonesian FDH falls to her death while cleaning window in TKO

An Indonesian domestic worker fell to her death while cleaning the window of her employer’s high-rise apartment in Tseung Kwan O (TKO) on Wednesday. Consul Paul Saret, head of the Philippine Consulate General-Assistance of Nationals Section, said the TKO police [...]

July 26, 2018 World


Amateur video posted on social media of powerful tornadoes ripping through Iowa looked like scenes right out of the movie Twister. The dramatic images showed the roofs of homes torn to shreds as tornadoes waded through rural parts of the [...]

July 21, 2018 World


MAJORCA and Menorca have been hit by “five-foot tsunamis”. Popular beach resorts have been flooded by an influx of water thanks to a shift in pressure which caused the large waves to sweep the town. A number of viral videos [...]

July 17, 2018 World

President Duterte offers aid to Japan after deadly rains

President Rodrigo Duterte has offered assistance to Japan, where floods and landslides from heavy rains left 122 people killed, Malacañang said Tuesday. Dozens of people were still missing in central and western Japan, and with the rains finally letting up [...]

July 10, 2018 World

Northern Taiwan Bracing for Super Typhoon Maria

Northern Taiwan Bracing for Super Typhoon Maria: Taipei, July 10 (CNA) Northern Taiwan is expected to be hit hardest by fast-approaching Super Typhoon Maria, with heavy rain and strong winds likely to arrive late Tuesday and early Wednesday, according to [...]

July 10, 2018 World

57 dead as Japan scrambles to rescue Japan flood victims

57 dead as Japan scrambles to rescue Japan flood victims: The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Sunday to at least 57, officials said, as rescue workers and troops struggled in the mud and [...]

July 8, 2018 World

Mother Teresa’s charity sold babies

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in eastern India were arrested Thursday for allegedly selling babies born to unwed mothers, police said. The pair were arrested from the grounds of one of the offices [...]

July 6, 2018 World

19 Filipinos in Hong Kong Tested Positive of HIV

The Hong Kong Department of Health revealed that 19 Filipinos in the city were tested positive for immunodeficiency virus (HIV) since 2013. The number of cases among HIV-positive Filipinos, however, had been “going down or had become stable” in recent [...]

June 21, 2018 World

Malakas na bagyo papasok sa Saudi, mga Pinoy pinaghahanda

Malakas na bagyo papasok sa Saudi: Pinaghahanda na ng Department of Foreign Affairs ( DFA) ang mga overseas Filipino worker (OFW) sa Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) dahil sa pagpasok dito ng isang malakas na bagyo. Ginawa ito ng DFA [...]

May 27, 2018 World

Car Accident In Australia Leaves 2 Pinay Nurses Dead

A statement from the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed that two Filipino nurses died in Australia due to a car accident. An accident may happen anytime and anywhere and the heartbreaking part of it is when it takes lives. Recently, [...]

May 26, 2018 World