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ASEAN vows to rush South China Sea code of conduct

They made the commitment in the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on Partnership for Sustainability, which was adopted by member states during the ASEAN Summit plenary Saturday. The document states that leaders agreed to “work actively towards the full and effective [...]

June 23, 2019 World

Miss Vietnam, Mala-Cinderella ang buhay naranasang maging kasambahay bago maging beauty queen

Lingid sa kaalaman ng karamihan, masasabing inspiring ang kwento ng tagumpay ni Miss Universe Vietnam H'Hen Niê. Ayon sa Wikipedia, pangatlo sa anim na magkakapatid si Hhen. bata pa lang ay sanay na siyang magbanat ng buto upang matulungan ang [...]

December 20, 2018 Entertainment, World

Pinoy priest sinuspinde dahil sa sermon sa libing ng isang teenager

Ang isang pari na Pilipino sa Michigan ay nasuspinde mula sa namumuno sa mga libing pagkatapos na ang kanyang homily sa ukol sa sucide ay nakakuha ng pambansang pansin. Si Father Don Lacuesta ng Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church [...]

December 20, 2018 World

Ton of chocolate leaks from factory and smothers German street

A tonne of chocolate has leaked from a factory and smothered a nearby street in a major spill in Germany. Firefighters were working to pry the coating off with shovels after the sweet treat quickly solidified. Crews used hot water and torches as [...]

December 12, 2018 World

US returns 3 disputed Balangiga bells taken from Philippines in 1901

For over a century, the Bells of Balangiga have not rung in the Philippines, a silence that the president last year called “painful.” Now, the revered bells will once again be heard in the country. Hundreds of Filipino villagers in [...]

December 12, 2018 World

Kilalanin ang Pinaka Humble at Mahirap na Pangulo ng Mundo: si Pangulong Jose Mujica ng Uruguay

Mahirap na Pangulo ng Mundo: Ang Pinaka humble na Pinuno ng Mundo ay naninirahan sa isang maliit na farmhouse at nag-iimbak ng kanyang sariling lumang Volkswagen na kotse. Siya ay si Jose Mujica, nagtrabaho siya bilang lider ng Uruguay mula [...]

November 4, 2018 World

A Cross at Church Spotted Standing Strong Despite Hurricane Michael’s Monstrous Winds

Hurricane Michael was a Category 5 hurricane which was considered to be one of the strongest storms that has ever hit the United States. Michael had a landfall pressure of 919 hPa.  Because of its powerful winds, it caused devastating [...]

October 15, 2018 World

2018 Hong Kong Foreign Domestic Helpers’ Minimum Wage Increase

The Hong Kong Labour Department announced on 28 September 2018 the increase in Foreign Domestic Workers’ (FDWs) minimum wage. The Minimum Allowable Wage (MAW) will grow by 2.5%, from HK$4,410 to HK$4,520 per month. In addition, the Government also announced a [...]

September 28, 2018 World

Israeli newspaper brands Duterte a Hitler admirer, unwanted guest

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been identified as an admirer of war criminal Adolf Hitler, an unwanted guest, among others, by a top Israeli newspaper. The scathing criticisms vs. Duterte were published in an editorial by Haaretz newspaper coinciding with [...]

September 3, 2018 World

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