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  • Watchdog files complaint vs Comelec execs
    by ABS-CBN News on May 22, 2019 at 12:20 am

    A watchdog group has sought the suspension or dismissal of several officials of the Commission on Elections for supposedly failing to fully implement the automated poll system law.  &nbs […]

  • DFA tells Filipinos: Convince relatives in Tripoli to relocate
    by cbibe on May 22, 2019 at 12:10 am

    The DFA appealed to families of Filipinos in Tripoli to convince their relatives to relocate to safer areas as the battle for the Libyan capital rages. The post DFA tells Filipinos: Convince relatives in Tripoli to relocate appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • PAGASA: Mas madalas na pag-ulan asahan
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    Mas dadalas ang mga pag-ulan sa nalalapit na pagtatapos ng tag-init, sinabi ng PAGASA, Miyerkoles.  &nbs […]

  • P8.5-milyon party drugs nasamsam sa Taguig
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 11:46 pm

    MANILA -- Nakumpiska ang nasa P8.5 milyon na halaga ng party drugs mula sa isang hotel room sa Bonifacio Global City, Taguig ngayong Miyerkoles.&nbs […]

  • Morales suffers 4-hour ordeal in Hong Kong
    by besguerra on May 21, 2019 at 11:28 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity in the International Criminal Court (ICC), said she was barred for hours on Tuesday from entering Hong Kong. The post Morales suffers 4-hour ordeal in Hong Kong appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Community supports elderly Filipino facing deportation
    by Steve Angeles on May 21, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    As groups rallied in Northern California for immigrant rights, some advocates accompanied a Filipino man as he continues his quest for a solution to his immigration issues brought on by a scam. As immigrant rights activists hit the streets to call for fair immigration reform, after the president unveiled a plan to eliminate family petitions […]

  • Stop the abortion bans: Filipina mother shares her story
    by Lenn Almadin-Thornhill on May 21, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    Nationwide demonstrations being held this week in front of city hall buildings and the Supreme Court. Thousands are protesting the wave of new state laws banning abortion. But the loud cries coast to coast are muted by this. “I really wanted to keep my baby and I just don’t know how I would have survived […]

  • Philippine embassy: Nearly 17 percent voter turn-out in 2019 Senate elections
    by Balitang America on May 21, 2019 at 10:14 pm

    The latest update from the Philippine embassy in Washington DC — as of May 21, all certificates of canvas had been transmitted to the COMELEC in the Philippines. In their statement, the embassy clarified that the cause of the delay was the four malfunctioning SD cards coming from San Francisco and Los Angeles, with the […]

  • 11 establisimento ipinasara sa Boracay dahil sa kawalan ng papeles
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    Karamihan sa mga ito'y pag-aari umano ng mga Chinese at Korean.&nbs […]

  • Lalaki, nabundol ng SUV sa Parañaque
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    Kritikal ang lalaking nabundol na SUV sa Parañaque. Sa detalye, nasa linya ng telepono si Fred Cipres.&nbs […]

  • Manny Pacquiao to fight undefeated Kieth Thurman in Las Vegas
    by Balitang America on May 21, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    The fighting senator, Manny Pacquiao, had his first face off with his next opponent the undefeated Kieth Thurman on Tuesday morning in New York. Pacquiao, who heads into the bout with a 61-7-2, win-loss-draw record, overpowered Adrien Broner in a lopsided decision victory in January, and stopped Lucas Matthysse in July 2018. Thurman, meanwhile, has […]

  • P2-M droga, nasabat sa Maynila; 17 suspek arestado
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Nasabat ng mga pulis ang dalawang milyong pisong halaga ng droga sa sunud-sunod na drug operation sa Maynila.&nbs […]

  • PH Embassy: Still no suspect in Dayag case
    by besguerra on May 21, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — No suspect has yet been identified in the brutal rape-murder of Filipino household worker Ma. Constancia Dayag in Kuwait last week, Philippine Embassy officials in the Gulf state said on Monday night. The post PH Embassy: Still no suspect in Dayag case appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Warriors Beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals Berth
    by anthony on May 21, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    he Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers The post Warriors Beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals Berth appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Who Own’s the name “Amazon”? Amazon’s Domain Battle
    by Ryan on May 21, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    When it comes to the word "Amazon" who truely own the word? Amazon finds themselves amongst a domain battle for ownership over the name. The post Who Own’s the name “Amazon”? Amazon’s Domain Battle appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Study Shows Potential 2-Meter Sea Level Rise by 2100
    by Ryan on May 21, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    There is prevalent global warming evidence and the unreversible damages we are causing our planet. Study predicts a "plausible" 2-meter sea rise by 2100. The post Study Shows Potential 2-Meter Sea Level Rise by 2100 appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Does CBD Oil Get You High? Here’s the Answer
    by Ryan on May 21, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    Not sure what CBD oil is or how CBD oil effects you? We answer the age-old question of, "does CBD oil get you high" and much more surrounding CBD oil. The post Does CBD Oil Get You High? Here’s the Answer appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Student Loan Forgiveness for Nurses: The Programs You Need to Know
    by Ryan on May 21, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    Are you a nurse or do you know someonw who is a nurse? Here is the full list of federal and state nursing student loan forgiveness programs available. The post Student Loan Forgiveness for Nurses: The Programs You Need to Know appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Self-Driving Truck Tests Launched by the United States Postal Service
    by Ryan on May 21, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    The United States Postal Service launches testing on self-driving trucks. Autonomous vehicles have been popular talking points for a number of carriers. The post Self-Driving Truck Tests Launched by the United States Postal Service appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Keanu Reeves on Asian roots, and why John Wick’s love story is “fundamental”
    by Yong Chavez on May 21, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    John Wick 3 is currently the top movie in the world, affirming the status of Keanu Reeves as a global superstar. The 54-year-old actor sat down with our own Yong Chavez to talk about his movie, how he honors his Asian roots, and why John Wick is as much a love story as it is […]

  • Filipinos B-boys victorious in Red Bull’s national breakdancing championship
    by Balitang America on May 21, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Young Fil-Ams from Anchorage, Alaska are beaming with pride, as one of their own, Ives Viray, recently won this year’s Red Bull BC One breakdancing national championship against another Pinoy, Nico Castro Aguilar of Long Beach, California. This is the second year in a row that Viray won the world-renowned breakdancing competition for “b-boys” and […]

  • The ANC Brief: Postponed anew
    by ANC on May 21, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    The proclamation of the winners in the May 13 elections has been postponed anew. Here are the stories making the headlines on ANC today: […]

  • BA Travels: Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
    by Balitang America on May 21, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    Hidden away in the beautiful shores of Station Zero lies Crimson Boracay, one of the most exclusive resorts on this side of the isle. […]

  • NCAA champion Kihei Clark catches up on family time
    by Steve Angeles on May 21, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    Kihei Clark’s freshman year at the University of Virginia is in the books, and he’s happy to come back to the valley as a national champion — happily signing some autographs for family members, while enjoying the comforts of home with his parents. “It’s great to have him back home, got my baby sitter back, […]

  • After Halalan 2019, voters demand transparency at Philippine consulate
    by Balitang America on May 21, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    by Pat Nabong, ABS-CBN News CHICAGO — Feelings of contentment clash with despair, confusion and determination as Filipino Americans in Chicago move forward after the 2019 Philippine midterm elections. “Ang reaksiyon ko diyan sa eleksyon sa pilipinas ay masasabi kong maganda ang kinalabasan…sa tingin ko, walang nangyaring dayaan sapagkat kagaya ng sinabi ko may mga, […]

  • Former Ombudsman Carpio Morales on Hong Kong trip: 'I was detained'
    by Vivienne Gulla, ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    (UPDATED) Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales tagged as “bullying” Hong Kong’s move to deny her immediate entry into the special administrative region of China. […]

  • Pampasaherong jeep nahulog sa bangin sa Albay; 9 patay
    by Thea Omelan, ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    LIBON, Albay - Siyam angkumpirmadong patay nang mahulog ang isang pampasaherong jeep sa bangin sa Barangay San Jose sa bayan ng Libon, Albay Martes ng hapon. […]

  • P1-M pabuya inalok para sa ikalulutas ng pagpatay sa Italyano sa Negros Oriental
    by Martian Muyco, ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    Magbibigay ng P1 milyong pabuya sa sinumang makapagbibigay ng mahalagang impormasyon ukol sa pagkakakilanlan ng mga salarin sa pagpatay sa isang Italian national sa Negros Oriental. &nbs […]

  • Comelec postpones proclamation of winning senators, party-list groups anew
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    The proclamation of winners in the senatorial and party-list races is postponed anew. […]

  • Former Ombudsman Carpio Morales says her phones hacked
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    MANILA—Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said she feels paranoid after learning her telephones have been hacked. […]

  • Comelec to proclaim winning senators, party-list groups Wednesday
    by Lady Vicencio, ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hold the proclamation of winning senators and party-list groups on Wednesday, May 22. […]

  • Gaano kaligtas ang isang gusali sa lindol?
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Isang bagong aparato ang dinevelop para malaman kung ligtas ang isang gusali bago at matapos ang lindol. […]

  • 21 pensioner nabiktima ng fixer sa Negros Occidental
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    Babala sa mga nais mag-loan sa SSS: Direktang makipag-transaksyon lang sa mga awtorisadong kawani ng ahensya para hindi maloko. […]

  • Morales says HK ordeal won’t silence her about China
    by Alexander Magno on May 21, 2019 at 4:18 pm

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales said she would remain vocal on Chinese policies affecting the Philippines despite being barred from entering Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon. The post Morales says HK ordeal won’t silence her about China appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Morales tags her 4-hour HK detention as ‘bullying’
    by Alexander Magno on May 21, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales called her “detention” in Hong Kong a form of bullying, referring to her being barred entry to the country on Tuesday afternoon. The post Morales tags her 4-hour HK detention as ‘bullying’ appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Murder suspect deported back to Philippines to face charges
    by Balitang America on May 21, 2019 at 2:43 pm

    A Filipino murder suspect who lived in the San Francisco Bay Area was finally deported back to the Philippines to face charges against him. Ezra Dave Maling is accused of strangling to death his live-in partner, Rebeny Vergara, in March 2003. Thereafter, he fled for the U.S. and worked as a music director for the […]

  • California regulators not hounding care homes that ignore wage theft judgments
    by rciriacruz on May 21, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 million in back wages and penalties. “There’s no accountability,” said Hina Shah, an associate law professor at Golden Gate University who directs the Women’s […] The post California regulators not hounding care homes that ignore wage theft judgments appeared first on […]

  • Lea Salonga grateful and thriving despite injury
    by rciriacruz on May 21, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    CHICAGO—”I was able to stand [without support] for an entire song!” Lea Salonga announced excitedly during a concert to a sold-out audience at the Copernicus Center in Chicago on May 10 after her first song. Since breaking her leg in January during a skiing trip in Japan, Salonga has had to cancel concerts, perform while […] The post Lea Salonga grateful and thriving despite injury appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Pope Francis once owned a white Lamborghini Huracán 
    by rciriacruz on May 21, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    When I told a group of young catechists that Pope Francis once owned (past tense) a Harley-Davidson super motorbike and a matching Harley-Davidson motorcycle leather jacket, altogether they said: “Awesome!” Then I told them that His Holiness auctioned his Harley-Davidson super motorbike for $327,000 (P17,000,000), and donated the money to start a soup kitchen in […] The post Pope Francis once owned a white Lamborghini Huracán  appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Rising workplace violence rocks U.S. hospitals
    by rciriacruz on May 21, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    Across the country, many doctors, nurses and other health care workers have remained silent about what is being called an epidemic of violence against them. The violent outbursts come from patients and patients’ families. And for years, it has been considered part of the job. When you visit the Cleveland Clinic emergency department — whether […] The post Rising workplace violence rocks U.S. hospitals appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Morales back in Manila after being refused entry to Hong Kong
    by kadraneda on May 21, 2019 at 1:03 pm

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales arrived in the Philippines Tuesday night after being denied entry to Hong Kong. The post Morales back in Manila after being refused entry to Hong Kong appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Morales’ HK ordeal should be a ‘wake-up call’ for DFA – Escudero
    by Alexander Magno on May 21, 2019 at 12:31 pm

    What happened to former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales in Hong Kong should be a “wake-up call” for the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to exhaust efforts in ensuring the welfare of Filipinos abroad, outgoing Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero said on Tuesday. The post Morales’ HK ordeal should be a ‘wake-up call’ for DFA – Escudero appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Morales eventually allowed to enter HK, but chooses to go back to Manila
    by eestopace on May 21, 2019 at 11:34 am

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales was eventually allowed to enter Hong Kong, but she chose to go back to the Philippines instead. The post Morales eventually allowed to enter HK, but chooses to go back to Manila appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • China’s fishing ban in South China Sea against Philippine sovereignty – Palace
    by kadraneda on May 21, 2019 at 11:19 am

    China-imposed fishing moratorium in the South China Sea, which includes the West Philippine Sea, is against the Philippines' sovereignty. The post China’s fishing ban in South China Sea against Philippine sovereignty – Palace appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Ex-DFA chief: Morales denied entry to Hong Kong due to WPS issue
    by eestopace on May 21, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales was barred from entering Hong Kong, presumably due to the case she filed against China over the West Philippine Sea issue. The post Ex-DFA chief: Morales denied entry to Hong Kong due to WPS issue appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Morales HK ban: It’s China’s ‘retaliation’ for ICC case, says Kiko
    by mfrialde on May 21, 2019 at 9:21 am

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales was denied entry to Hong Kong in “retaliation for her courageous act of bringing China to court The post Morales HK ban: It’s China’s ‘retaliation’ for ICC case, says Kiko appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan reveals: I was molested as a child, raped as a teenager
    by Joanna Belle Deala on May 21, 2019 at 9:04 am

    Miss USA (United States of America) 2015 Olivia Jordan made a revelation about herself on Monday, May 20: that she experienced being molested as a kid and raped during her teenage years. She bared this in a lengthy Instagram post, as she airs out her own take about anti-abortion law. Just last week, Alabama, USA […]

  • Pinoys cautioned amid reported missile targeting in Saudi
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on May 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

    MANILA — Filipinos have been urged to remain vigilant after Saudi authorities reportedly intercepted two alleged Houthi ballistic missiles heading toward Makkah and Jeddah on Monday. In an advisory dated May 20, the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah asked all Filipinos living in the city and nearby areas to “remain calm but vigilant for any eventualities.” […]

  • DOJ probing Cardema for leading NYC meeting despite party-list bid
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on May 21, 2019 at 8:25 am

    MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday initiated an investigation into the possible liability of Ronald Cardema, former chairman of the National Youth Commission (NYC), following reports he presided over meetings of the agency after he effectively resigned. “The DOJ will start by gathering the relevant facts,” said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra in a […]

  • Comelec defers proclamation of senators, party-list groups
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on May 21, 2019 at 8:21 am

    MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday deferred the proclamation of the elected 12 senators and party-list groups. This, as the transmission results from Washington, D.C. in the United States has yet to arrive in the country. “Very sorry to disappoint everyone but it looks like today (Tuesday) is not the day (of proclamation). […]

  • Pangilinan’s resignation as LP president ‘commendable’: Palace
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on May 21, 2019 at 8:19 am

    MANILA — Malacañang on Tuesday lauded the resignation of opposition Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan as president of the Liberal Party after its eight Otso Diretso candidates failed to secure a spot in the “Magic 12” of the senatorial race during the May 13 midterm elections. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo praised Pangilinan, who acted as the opposition […]

  • Marawi residents allowed to return starting July: Task force
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on May 21, 2019 at 8:15 am

    MANILA — Displaced residents of Marawi City in certain areas of ground zero may start returning to their homes in July for repair works, as the debris clearing operations have been moving smoothly despite previous legal constraints, the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said on Monday. Task force chairperson, Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, who also heads […]

  • Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader
    by Colleene Singca on May 21, 2019 at 6:37 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed Tuesday, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hardliners. Official counting was completed just before midnight and the Election Commission announced the formal result early Tuesday. It said Widodo won 55.5% of the vote in the April […]

  • China’s pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices
    by Colleene Singca on May 21, 2019 at 5:18 am

    BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output is plunging as Beijing […]

  • Game of Thrones: Economics of mercy and other final lessons
    by Colleene Singca on May 21, 2019 at 5:14 am

    WASHINGTON — So Daenerys broke the wheel, after all. Or at least knocked it out of alignment. The long-suffering people of Westeros get a chance at a new beginning in the final episode of HBO’s epic series “Game of Thrones.” But Dany won’t lead the resurrection, having been stabbed to death by her lover/nephew/erstwhile partner […]

  • 3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin’s home
    by Colleene Singca on May 21, 2019 at 5:10 am

    PONTIAC, Mich. — Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the “Queen of Soul,” including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday. The latest one is dated March 2014 and appears to give the famous singer’s […]

  • 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. […]

  • Can oysters clean up New York Harbor?
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) Using oysters, a team of high school students, scientists, and volunteers are working together to clean up the New York harbor in the United States. […]

  • Startup uses diesel emissions to produce ink
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) In India, a young entrepreneur has found a way to trap harmful emissions from diesel generators and use them to produce ink. […]

  • Bacteria and blockchain clean up oil spills in Nigeria
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) Using bacteria and blockchain, a Nigerian entrepreneur based in the United States has developed an effective system that would ensure oil spill clean-up are efficient and corruption-free. […]

  • Mobile game empowers reforestation efforts in South Korea
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) Thousands of trees have been planted in South Korea and in other parts of the world with the help of a popular mobile game. […]

  • Grocery stores against food waste
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) In France, an anti-waste grocery store network is taking off to sell “unsellable” products at discount prices. […]

  • Giant barriers keep waste out of the oceans
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) A startup designed a river barrier system to prevent plastic waste from going into the oceans. […]

  • Nigerian startup turns tires into furniture
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) A young entrepreneur in Nigeria has found a solution to tire waste by converting them into furniture. […]

  • Paving roads with plastic bottles rescued from the sea
    on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    (Earth Beats) In the Caribbean city of Utila, in Honduras, local officials found a solution to the plastic problem by turning them into asphalt that can be used to pave the city streets. […]

  • 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. […]