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  • Mayor Isko: Manila is full of sh*t
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    MANILA—"Talagang Manila is full of shit—literal, not metaphorically." […]

  • Mayor Isko to create more green spaces for a 'healthy' Manila
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    MANILA—Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said Friday he plans to create more green spaces as part of his efforts to rehabilitate the nation's capital. […]

  • 2-anyos na bata, inatake ng 20 aso sa Quezon
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Isang 2-anyos na batang lalaki ang kinagat at kinalmot umano ng 20 na aso sa Tagkawayan, Quezon nitong Miyerkoles. […]

  • Palace to erring BOC personnel: Resign or face charges
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 7:14 pm

    The Philippine customs bureau said it is working on reducing corruption at the agency. […]

  • Gov't denies hand in sedition charges vs opposition figures
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    The Philippine government denied it had a hand in the filing of sedition charges against Vice President Leni Robredo and other opposition figures over viral anti-Duterte videos. […]

  • Nograles: Lawmakers will not ignore Duterte's term-sharing endorsement
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    The Philippine House of Representatives will vote for a new Speaker as the 18th Congress opens on Monday. […]

  • Manny Pacquiao Fight: PPV Boxing
    by Marioq on July 19, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    The Thurman Vs Pacquiao the PPV fight is going to be one of the best fights of the year. Pacquiao has the experience, love, and... The post Manny Pacquiao Fight: PPV Boxing appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Netflix: Money Heist Season 3 Casa De Papel
    by Marioq on July 19, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    Worldwide Money Heist has become the most viewed show on Netflix, it has an suspence and action overload. Money Heist Season 3 Casa De Papel The post Netflix: Money Heist Season 3 Casa De Papel appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • How Much Did Avengers Endgame Make?
    by Marioq on July 19, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    No matter what reviewers think of this movie but the outcome of Avengers Endgame was huge, it was the biggest movie of 2019. The post How Much Did Avengers Endgame Make? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • 2020 Corvette
    by Marioq on July 19, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    2020 Corvette C8 will start under $60,000, can run well over $100,000 with the many options. Incredible handling and horsepower. The post 2020 Corvette appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • 'Goring' weakens into LPA
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    MANILA - Tropical depression "Goring" has weakened into a low-pressure area, the state weather bureau said Friday. […]

  • Lawyers' group denounces raps against members
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    MANILA - The Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) on Friday denounced the filing of criminal charges against its members Chel Diokno and Theodore Te, as well as opposition figures, saying the raps were "baseless and means of intimidation." &nbs […]

  • State of calamity idineklara sa Leyte dahil sa dengue
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    Isinailalim sa state of calamity ang buong probinsiya ng Leyte dahil sa mga kaso ng dengue. […]

  • Matinding trapik asahan sa pagsara ng C-3 bridge sa Navotas
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    May alternatibo namang daraanan pero ang mga motorista, dumadaing. […]

  • Maranao pilgrim dies in Mecca
    by acerojano on July 19, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    A 57-year old female pilgrim died around 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The post Maranao pilgrim dies in Mecca appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Cayetano wants to appoint deputy speakers for House committees
    by John Gabriel Agcaoili, ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    MANILA - Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday said he will appoint deputy speakers for the committees in Congress when he is elected the Speaker of the House of Representatives. […]

  • What to expect in Duterte's 2019 SONA
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    President Duterte's men give a peek into what to expect on his fourth State of the Nation Address. […]

  • Robredo ready to face 'Bikoy' allegations: spokesman
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    MANILA - In the face of "persecution", Vice President Leni Robredo is ready to face the charges filed against her for her alleged involvement in the viral videos that linked President Rodrigo Duterte's family to the drug trade. […]

  • PASILIP: Mga ibibidang kasuotan ng mga kongresista sa SONA 2019
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    Pinaghahandaan na ng mga kongresista ang isusuot nila sa inaugural session ng 18th Congress at ika-4 na SONA ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. […]

  • China walang balak maghamon ng digmaan: eksperto
    by ABS-CBN News on July 19, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Nagbigay ng halimbawa ang isang eksperto kung bakit wala umanong basehan ang sinasabi ng pamahalaan na magkakaroon ng digmaan kapag pumalag ang Pilipinas sa pagpasok ng China sa karagatan ng bansa. […]

  • Recent Miss Universe wins by the Philippines inspire a new generation of Fil Canadian beauties
    by Marieton Pacheco on July 19, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    VANCOUVER — For many of these young Filipina-Canadians, joining this year’s Miss Philippines international of BC is a first. It’s opened a lot of new doors for the girls to learn more about their roots, such as modelling traditional Filipiniana gowns, meeting lots of kababayans and attending Filipino festivals. […]

  • Man gets 30 years for making child porn using kids in PH
    by rciriacruz on July 19, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California — A 62-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for making and distributing child pornography using children in the Philippines. According to court documents, Mark Corum held conversations via Skype with persons in the Philippines he instructed to perform sexual acts on children while he watched on live webcam. Corum paid between […] The post Man gets 30 years for making child porn using kids in PH appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • U.S. law says ‘Go back to where you came from’ counts as discrimination
    by rciriacruz on July 19, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    WASHINGTON, DC –According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency charged with enforcing laws prohibiting workplace discrimination, cites “go back to where you came from” as a remark that may constitute unlawful harassment based on national origin. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley (Mass.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan […] The post U.S. law says ‘Go back to where you came […]

  • SF’s Pistahan Festival ready to party Aug. 10-11
    by rciriacruz on July 19, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO – This city’s diversity and rich Filipino community will be celebrated at the Pistahan Parade + Festival on August 10 and 11, 2019 at the Yerba Buena Gardens. The best of Filipino art, dance, music, and food will be showcased at the Pistahan Festival. Organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition, this two-day event […] The post SF’s Pistahan Festival ready to party Aug. 10-11 appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Filipinos warned vs job offers as household workers, tutors in China
    by acerojano on July 19, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned job seekers in China against employment offers to work as household service workers and private tutors in that country. “The Department of Foreign Affairs reiterates its notice to prospective job seekers in China that it is still irregular for Filipinos to work as household service […] The post Filipinos warned vs job offers as household workers, tutors in China appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Defending the indefensible
    by rciriacruz on July 19, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    It’s been over 30 days. And the furor, like a storm surge, has not abated. Initial silence from the normally loquacious President did not help. Nor did the subsequent characterization of it all as a “little maritime incident” make things better. A boggling theory on the migratory behavior and ethnicity of oceanic creatures advanced by […] The post Defending the indefensible appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Why you should always look at your pay stubs
    by rciriacruz on July 19, 2019 at 2:52 pm

    Roderick Magadia worked as an hourly associate at a Wal-Mart retail store in San Jose, California as a stock associate. After 8 years of employment, Magadia was terminated. During Magadia’s employment, Wal-Mart used a “Myshare” bonus plan payment. This bonus appeared on wage statements as “MYSHARE/INCT.” Employees who received a MyShare bonus and worked overtime […] The post Why you should always look at your pay stubs appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Filipino immigrant boxer John Leo Dato living the dream, as Pacquiao-Thurman undercard
    by Balitang America on July 19, 2019 at 2:43 pm

    LAS VEGAS — The lion has arrived at the MGM Grand. A few hours before Manny Pcquiao and Keith Thurman battle it out in the ring, La Union born, central California based boxer John Leo Dato will kick off fight night with a matchup against Mexican American Juan Antonio Lopez who boasts a 14-6 record. […]

  • Pacquiao and Thurman trade some words in final press conference
    by Steve Angeles on July 19, 2019 at 2:39 pm

    LAS VEGAS — With the ring being constructed backstage, Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman took to the MGM Grand Garden arena to deliver their final press conference. Aside from a few jabs from Thurman, they both decided to save their fighting for inside the ring on saturday. The Pacman was his usual calm self, as […]

  • Parents of Filipina student killed in Parkland massacre sues the U.S. for negligence
    by Balitang America on July 19, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    The parents of Carmen Schentrup, a 16-year-old Fil-Am student who was killed in a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on valentine’s day last year filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for negligence. The complaint alleges that the FBI ignored a tip weeks before the mass shooting that the gunman — Nikolas Cruz  — was […]

  • BA Special Report: An investigation into some legal loopholes allowing business owners to exploit...
    by Balitang America on July 19, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    [This report was made in special partnership with the Center for Investigative Reporting.] The elder care industry is a burgeoning, multibillion-dollar business. But some care home operators are becoming wealthy, by treating workers as indentured servants. As seniors make up a larger and larger part of the U.S. population, the elder care industry is booming. […]

  • Reject fishing deal with China, Carpio tells Senate
    by acerojano on July 19, 2019 at 12:20 pm

    The Senate should make a move to reject President Rodrigo Duterte’s verbal fishing agreement that he made with China’s President Xi Jinping allowing Chinese access to the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said Friday. The post Reject fishing deal with China, Carpio tells Senate appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Filipino math wizards bag 184 awards, 2 trophies in 2019 World Mathematics Invitational
    by acerojano on July 19, 2019 at 11:06 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Filipino math wizards shined in an international math competition in Fukuoka, Japan, bagging 184 medals and two trophies. The Filipino delegation, composed of kindergarten to senior high school students, competed against 21 countries in the World Mathematics Invitational that happened last July 15 to 19. The country’s 181 representatives brought home 10 […] The post Filipino math wizards bag 184 awards, 2 trophies in 2019 World Mathematics Invitational […]

  • Trudeau says Ottawa open to proposals for B.C. refinery as gas prices soar
    by Joanna Belle Deala on July 19, 2019 at 6:25 am

    VICTORIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa is open to proposals from the private sector for a refinery in British Columbia, as a public inquiry into the province’s soaring gas prices reviews possible solutions. The prime minister says he knows B.C. residents are struggling and the federal government is open to ideas that would […]

  • New inductees to Canada’s Walk of Fame include Coombs, Arnett, Klassen, Gehry
    by Joanna Belle Deala on July 19, 2019 at 6:19 am

    Announced! Congratulations to our 2019 Canada's Walk of Fame Inductees Triumph, Will Arnett, Jim Treliving, Mr. Dressup,… Posted by Canada's Walk of Fame on Thursday, July 18, 2019 TORONTO — The late “Mr. Dressup” children’s entertainer Ernie Coombs, actor Will Arnett, and Olympic speedskater Cindy Klassen are among the new inductees to Canada’s Walk of Fame.Organizers […]

  • Waving the Filipino Flag at a French-Speaking Territory on a 121st year of Freedom
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on July 19, 2019 at 6:17 am

    In truth, I am not into attending mushy Filipino events and that kind of stuff. Not that they do not do it well. But since I moved to another country, I just didn’t want to be constantly reminded that I left and now just trying hard to keep the connection. It hurts a bit. It […]

  • Labrinth on working with Beyonce: ‘She’s a perfectionist’
    by Joanna Belle Deala on July 19, 2019 at 6:12 am

    NEW YORK — British singer-songwriter-producer Labrinth knew what he was in for when he learned he was about to work with Beyonce: “She’s a perfectionist and she’s a Virgo, like my wife. Virgos are serious perfectionists.” “I was like, ‘I know what I’m in for and I like that,”’ he added. The Grammy-nominated musician, born […]

  • Japan summons SKorean envoy to protest wartime labour dispute
    by Joanna Belle Deala on July 19, 2019 at 6:08 am

    TOKYO — Japan’s foreign minister on Friday summoned South Korea’s ambassador and accused Seoul of violating international law by refusing to join in an arbitration panel to settle a dispute over World War II forced labour. South Korea had until midnight Thursday to respond to Japan’s request for a three-nation panel. The neighbouring countries are […]

  • Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labour secretary
    by Joanna Belle Deala on July 19, 2019 at 6:04 am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has selected lawyer Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labour secretary. Trump tweeted news of the planned nomination on Thursday evening, less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned amid renewed criticism of his handling of a […]

  • Opposition blasts sedition, other raps filed by PNP-CIDG against them
    by Joanna Belle Deala on July 19, 2019 at 5:58 am

    Opposition personalities on Thursday, July 18, blasted the sedition and other charges filed against them by Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) over the controversial “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos that linked President Rodrigo Duterte’s family to illegal drugs. In a statement, the camp of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, through her spokesperson […]

  • Mighty Sports one step closer to Jones Cup title after tough win against Korea
    by Gianna Llanes on July 19, 2019 at 5:53 am

    Team Mighty Sports-Go for Gold Philippines continues their undefeated winning streak at the 41st William Jones Cup, defeating one of the best teams in the league, South Korea, 89-82, last Tuesday, July 16 at the Changhua County Gym in New Taipei City. The Philippine representatives were led by their five imports, with Renaldo Balkman topping […]

  • POC denies PHISGOC involvement for upcoming SEA Games
    by Gianna Llanes on July 19, 2019 at 5:49 am

    Amidst Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements that he does not want the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) Foundation, Inc. to be involved in organizing the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted by the country in November, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) reassured the national government that they have no involvement with the body […]

  • Former SexBomb member Sheena Uypico denies drug arrest
    by Gianna Llanes on July 19, 2019 at 5:45 am

    After reports of three arrested in San Pablo, Laguna last Tuesday, July 16, former SexBomb Girls member Sheena Joana Uypico takes to social media to clarify that she was not involved in a drug scandal and that one of the suspects simply possess her same name. Headlines circulated last Tuesday, July 16 when the Laguna […]

  • What Do You Know About Medical Marijuana?
    by Marioq on July 18, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    The medical marijuana industry, CBD, and recreational cannabis. Why the government is ready to legalize it nationwide. There are still billions to be made The post What Do You Know About Medical Marijuana? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Tsismis NYC restaurant brings a fresh new take on classic Philippine cuisine
    by Don Tagala on July 18, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    NEW YORK — At Tsimis NYC, a new casual French-style bistro, executive Chef Jappy Afzelius says people can have great conversation, while pairing the flavors of Philippine cuisine with the finest wines. After all, Tsimis is a Filipino word that means ‘gossip’ or ‘idle-talk.’ “We wanted to showcase this part of Philippine culture – the […]

  • How improv helped Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner find their own Timon and Pumbaa voices in “The...
    by Yong Chavez on July 18, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    Comedians Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen take on popular characters Timon and Pumbaa in Disney’s masterful new version of “The Lion King.&rdquo […]

  • Keith Thurman tells Filipino fans that it’s “game over” for the Pacman
    by Steve Angeles on July 18, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    LAS VEGAS — Fight week is officially here as undefeated American boxer Keith Thurman made his way through the crowd of proud Pinoy fans to deliver a bold message during the grand arrival ceremony. “Just fighting a legend like Manny Pacquiao, right now, is the greatest moment I’ve ever had. So Saturday night I’m gonna […]

  • Impact of Senator Rand Paul’s BELIEVE Act on foreign workers
    by Balitang America on July 18, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    True to the Trump administration’s efforts to focus on merit-based immigration — Republican Senator Rand Paul recently introduced a bill that aims increase employment-based immigration nearly fourfold. Sen. Rand paul’s immigration proposals: Expand employment-based immigration visas End per-country caps on employment-based immigration green cards Allow spouses and children of temporary workers to legally work Make […]

  • 2 Filipinos missing in Thailand after being swept out to sea – DFA
    by mfrialde on July 18, 2019 at 8:38 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Two Filipinos reportedly went missing in Thailand after they were swept out to sea during a heavy storm in Phuket. The post 2 Filipinos missing in Thailand after being swept out to sea – DFA appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Palace: Giving China fishing rights asserts our ownership of West PH Sea
    by jvicente on July 18, 2019 at 5:52 am

    President Duterte giving China fishing rights in the West Philippine Sea is an assertion of the Philippines' ownership of the disputed sea, Malacañang said. The post Palace: Giving China fishing rights asserts our ownership of West PH Sea appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Duterte invoking defense treaty with US just a sarcasm–Palace 
    by jvicente on July 18, 2019 at 5:24 am

    President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark invoking the mutual defense treaty between the Philippines and the US was just another “sarcasm.” The post Duterte invoking defense treaty with US just a sarcasm–Palace  appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Imee Marcos: UN resolution vs Philippines can still be reversed
    by jvicente on July 18, 2019 at 4:54 am

    The Philippines may lobby for the withdrawal of the Iceland-back resolution asking the UN to look into the country's human-rights situation. The post Imee Marcos: UN resolution vs Philippines can still be reversed appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Duterte: ‘I won’t answer any Caucasian’ asking about drug war
    by clopez on July 17, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday declared that he would never be tried by an international tribunal for the thousands of killings The post Duterte: ‘I won’t answer any Caucasian’ asking about drug war appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Defense chief confirms European ‘shopping’ trip
    by clopez on July 17, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana plans to go “window shopping” for military equipment in Europe in September The post Defense chief confirms European ‘shopping’ trip appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • UN help sought in probe of ‘lumad’ schools closure
    by clopez on July 17, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    A network of children’s rights advocates urged the United Nations on Wednesday to probe the violations of indigenous peoples’ The post UN help sought in probe of ‘lumad’ schools closure appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • New mural at the Bayanihan Community Center in San Francisco honors local Fil-Am heroes
    by Rommel Conclara on July 16, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. — Tuesday marked the official opening of the “Heroes in Our Windows” mural at the Bayanihan Community Center in downtown San Francisco. The mural outside of the building features portraits of eight key Filipino American organizers, artists, educators, historians, and residents. “These are just some of the many unsung heroes and sheroes […]

  • Famed Spanish bull run festival ends with 8 people gored this year
    on July 15, 2019 at 12:16 am

    The highlight of the San Fermin festival is a bracing, daily test of courage against a thundering pack of half-ton, sharp-horned bulls. […]

  • China soon to host global meet on journalism
    by Jeremaiah Opiniano on July 12, 2019 at 3:11 am

    Journalism that usually fits in democracies will come to China in 2022 when the economic giant hosts a triennial global congress of journalism educators. […]

  • 'One country, two systems': Hong Kong's special status
    on July 4, 2019 at 9:09 am

    Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997 under a handover agreement that guaranteed the territory certain levels of autonomy and freedoms unseen on the mainland—and that "one country, two systems" deal is at the center of the row between London and Beijing. […]

  • China earthquake quake kills 11, injures 122
    on June 18, 2019 at 3:32 am

    The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings. […]

  • 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, report says
    on June 17, 2019 at 10:53 am

    The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernizing their arsenals, a report published Monday said. […]

  • Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go digitally dark
    by Elaine Yu on June 13, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    Hong Kong's tech-savvy protesters are going digitally dark as they try to avoid surveillance and potential future prosecutions, disabling location tracking on their phones, buying train tickets with cash and purging their social media conversations. […]

  • On 30th anniversary, China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy
    by Elizabeth Law on June 2, 2019 at 6:47 am

    China on Sunday defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the "correct" policy. […]

  • China bemoans US 'bullying' of Huawei
    on May 23, 2019 at 6:33 am

    China's foreign minister has slammed US moves against telecom giant Huawei as "economic bullying", and warned that Beijing was ready to "fight to the very end" in its trade war with Washington. […]

  • In happy Bhutan, the prime minister is a doctor on Saturdays
    on May 9, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Lotay Tshering is no ordinary doctor. During the week, he also happens to be prime minister in the Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring citizens' Gross National Happiness. […]

  • Straws you can eat
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    In South Korea, a company has taken the fight against the use of plastic straws on another level – by developing an alternative that you can eat. […]