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OFW dies after severe asthma attack in HK

OFW dies after severe asthma attack in HK

OFW dies: A 37-year-old overseas Filipino worker died in Kowloon after she had a severe asthma attack while her employer was abroad. Welfare Attache Marivic Clarin said domestic worker Ivy B., who is from Bontoc, Mountain Province, was comatose from [...]

October 17, 2019 News
Foreign dude goes viral for public meltdown in 7-Eleven

Foreign dude goes viral for public meltdown in 7-Eleven

A foreign man  — who may or may not be American — has become the subject of Filipino netizens’ derision after a one-minute video of him ranting against the Philippines in a local 7-Eleven went viral. Posted by Facebook user [...]

October 16, 2019 News
Cable Car in ILOILO Soon

Cable Car in ILOILO Soon

A company from Boston, USA is proposing to establish a cable car or automated electric vehicles (pods) transportation system in Iloilo City. City Councillor Ely Estante, vice chairman of the Committee on Transportation, said that Transit X sent an unsolicited [...]

October 16, 2019 News
Dalian trains

First set of Dalian trains to hit MRT-3 tracks Tuesday

The first set of China-made Dalian trains will be deployed at the Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3) on Tuesday night, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced. “Starting today, 15 October 2019, one Dalian train set (equivalent to three train [...]

October 15, 2019 News
online lending apps to stop operations by SEC

12 more online lending apps to stop operations by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Com­mission (SEC) has issued a cease and desist order against another batch of 12 online lending operators for their failure to secure the necessary licenses. The Commission En Banc ordered A&V Lending Mobile, A&V Lending Investor, [...]

October 15, 2019 News
Pygmy sperm whale

Pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) found dead at Bugasong, Antique

A pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) was found dead by Joel Samillano of Brgy. Paliwan, Bugasong, Antique. Pygmy sperm whale is unique among cetaceans in using a form of “ink” to evade predation in a manner similar to squid. This [...]

October 14, 2019 News
king of the gymnastics world

Carlos Edriel Yulo: 1st Filipino king of the gymnastics world

A Filipino of compact proportions but colossal talent and courage is king of the gymnastics world. Carlos Edriel Yulo came through with a performance to remember in the floor exercise to capture a historic first gold medal for the country [...]

October 14, 2019 News
Typhoon Hagibis

19 dead, 16 missing, over 140 injured after Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

Typhoon Hagibis, the strongest cyclone that hit Japan since 1958 made landfall just before 7 p.m. local time on the Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo Saturday evening. At least 19 people died while 16 remain missing as hurricane-strong winds swept through Japan, [...]

October 13, 2019 News
US schools are hiring teachers from overseas

US schools are hiring teachers from overseas

US schools are hiring teachers from overseas When Joevie Alvarado became a teacher, she never expected to teach American students 7,600 miles away. But a dire shortage of US teachers means some schools are taking drastic measures — like hiring [...]

October 13, 2019 News
Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan

1 dead as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan

At least one person has been killed and several injured as Typhoon Hagibis approached central Japan with hurricane-force winds on Saturday. The storm had weakened as it approached Japan but still remains highly dangerous, with maximum winds of up to 195 kilometers [...]

October 12, 2019 News