Philippines Report

Senators join Filipino Muslims in celebration of Eidul Adha

Senators joined Muslim Filipinos in commemorating the Eidul Adha urging non-Muslim Filipinos to the Islamic festival’s significance. Senator Loren Legarda, co-author of Republic Act No. 9849, an Act Declaring Eidul Adha a National Holiday, wished for a solemn and meaningful [...]

September 12, 2016 Headlines, News, What The Papers Say, World

40 who died in Pennsylvania in 9/11 attack remembered

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — The 40 passengers and crew members of a plane that crashed in western Pennsylvania after it was hijacked during the Sept. 11 attacks 15 years ago have been honored with a reading of names and tolling of [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

Obama calls on Americans to embrace diversity on 9/11

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by calling on Americans to embrace the nation's character as a people drawn from every corner of the world, from every religion and from [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

US Democratic presidential nominee Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia, says doctor

In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Scranton, Pa. The State Department said Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

TNT inches closer to top seed with win over Star; Meralco complicates 4th seed race

MANILA — TNT put one foot on the top seed in the PBA Governors' Cup quarterfinals after trouncing Star, 115-105, in the main game of the Sunday night doubleheader at the Mall of Asia Arena. Jayson Castro of Talk ‘N [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

Meet the couple who has lived in a cave in southwest China’s Sichuan for 54 years

Meet the couple who has lived in a cave in southwest China's Sichuan for 54 years | People's Daily | mb.com.ph 81-year-old Liang Zifu and his 77-year-old wife Li Suying raised their four children in a cave near Nanchong city [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

Meet the world’s tiniest baby: Emilia was born weighing just 8 ounces and with feet smaller than a thumbnail

Meet the world's tiniest baby: Emilia was born weighing just 8 ounces and with feet smaller than a thumbnail | People's Daily | mb.com.ph When she was born her entire foot was the size of a fingernail and she weighed [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

Zambo solon joins Muslim world in the observance of Eid’l Adha

ZAMBOANGA CITY — First district Rep. Celso Lobregat is one with the Moslem brethren in the observance of the Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice on Monday, Sept. 12, which is being observed as an Islamic Holiday in the [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say

DPRK vows to continue nuke arsenal development

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced on Sunday that it will continue to develop its nuclear capability despite increasing condemnation by the international community. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say
Duterte is watching

Duterte is watching

He’s no Santa Claus, but he may well be finding out soon “if you’re sleeping” and “if you’ve been good or bad” – as the song goes – while manning your post in government. President Duterte is planning the installation [...]

September 11, 2016 What The Papers Say

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