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  • UP alum and entrepreneur Dado Banatao on launching successful start-ups
    by Rommel Conclara on September 19, 2019 at 3:01 am

    With over 35 years in Silicon Valley and launching multiple profitable companies, Filipino American tech innovator and entrepreneur Dado Banatao shares his five success factors for business start-ups.

  • Missing Lola and grandkids rescued in Jersey City, Filipino mother charged with neglect and...
    by Balitang America on September 19, 2019 at 2:44 am

    JERSEY CITY, NJ — It was the smell emanating from inside this home in Jersey City, not to mention the fleas and mosquitoes, neighbors told authorities that prompted them to call. But for weeks, some members of the Filipino community here had been worrying. An elderly woman known as “Tita Cora,” who had been involved

  • PH condemns Saudi Aramco attack
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 2:38 am

    MANILA— The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Wednesday condemned as “deplorable” the recent bombing of two Aramco oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. “The Philippine Government strongly condemns the attack on civilians and non-military facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” the DFA said in a press statement. “The drone strikes

  • Bomb threat disrupts classes at Mapua campuses
    by ABS-CBN News on September 19, 2019 at 2:33 am

    Mapua University on Thursday said it would conduct online classes following a bomb threat, which prompted the evacuation of students and faculty members at its Intramuros and Makati campuses.

  • September 18 Express Entry draw issues 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence
    by Kenna Evangelista on September 19, 2019 at 2:32 am

    A new Express Entry draw held Wednesday, September 18, has invited 3,600 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The minimum required Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 462. This is one point lower than the previous draw, which was held September 4 and had a cut-off score of 463. The Express Entry system manages the

  • India offers 1,000 PhD fellowships to Asean
    by hniitsu on September 19, 2019 at 2:29 am

    PHNOM PENH — India has offered 1,000 PhD fellowships for Asean students to study at prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). At a budget of $45 million, the programme is set to be the largest Indian capacity development initiative in partnership with the Asean bloc. Indian higher education secretary R Subrahmanyam said in a press release: […] The post India offers 1,000 PhD fellowships to Asean appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • Gov’t ‘monitoring’ oil supply after Saudi oil attacks
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 2:28 am

    MANILA — The government is monitoring its oil supply from the Middle East in the wake of drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities over the weekend, a finance official said Wednesday. Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua, however, said he is relying on Saudi Arabia’s promise that its oil supply will be back to normal by the

  • Winnipeg Theater premieres homegrown new musical “Ma-buhay!”
    by Balitang America on September 19, 2019 at 2:24 am

    by Rhia Alcantara, ABS-CBN News WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Theatre recently made history with its first-ever Filipino musical, premiering its first public reading. This is Mabuhay — a homegrown, Filipino musical that seeks to rise in the world of theatre arts. Behind the project is Joseph Sevillo, who has 23 years of professional musical theatre experience.

  • Duterte certifies proposed P4.1-T 2020 budget as urgent
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 2:23 am

    MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the proposed PHP4.1 trillion national budget for 2020. In a letter to Senate President Vicente Sotto III and House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano dated Sept. 17, Duterte urged both leaders to consider the “immediate enactment” of House Bill No. 4228 or the General Appropriation Bill (GAB) for

  • Saskatchewan significantly expands list of eligible in-demand occupations
    by Kenna Evangelista on September 19, 2019 at 2:18 am

    The province of Saskatchewan has expanded the list of in-demand occupations associated with both its Express Entry and In-Demand Occupation sub-categories, from 19 occupations to more than 200. These are two popular streams within the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) that do not require a job offer or work experience in Canada in order for a candidate

  • DepEd, World Vision to address PH literacy gap
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 2:15 am

    MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) and World Vision on Wednesday launched Brigada Pagbasa, a movement that seeks to enhance the reading skills of the Filipino children. In his speech, Tonisito Umali, DepEd Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs, External Partnerships, and Project Management, said the initiative promotes community participation in time for school opening, bringing together

  • Locsin on raising arbitral award: We will lose in UN
    by hniitsu on September 19, 2019 at 2:14 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday said the Philippines would “lose” in [the] United Nations (UN) should the country raise its arbitral victory before the international organization. “We will lose in UN which is dominated by countries grateful to China for its indisputable generosity in development aid,” Locsin said over […] The post Locsin on raising arbitral award: We will lose in UN appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • Batang nahulog sa ilog sa Bataan, pinaghahanap pa rin
    by Rod Izon, ABS-CBN News on September 19, 2019 at 2:13 am

    BALANGA CITY, BATAAN – Patuloy na pinaghahanap ang isang limang taong gulang na babae na nahulog sa tulay nitong Martes ng gabi.

  • Duterte orders total BuCor revamp
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 2:04 am

    MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total revamp of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to curb corruption within the bureau, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo bared this after Duterte appointed former warden of the Parañaque and Manila City jails Gerald Bantag as new BuCor director-general on Tuesday. “Total revamp, he would

  • Roxas says implementing rules 'consistent' with GCTA law
    by ABS-CBN News on September 19, 2019 at 1:52 am

    Former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday said the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law was "consistent" with the policy.

  • House members to get P100M each in 2020 budget: Salceda
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 1:45 am

    MANILA — Each lawmaker at the House of Representatives will be receiving PHP100 million under the proposed PHP4.1 trillion national budget for 2020, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said Wednesday. Salceda, chairman of the House committee on ways and means, bared that of the amount, PHP70 million will be allocated for hard projects, such as infrastructure, while

  • Owners of culled pigs in QC get financial aid
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 1:39 am

    MANILA — The Quezon City (QC) government on Wednesday started providing financial assistance to hog raisers affected by the African swine fever (ASF) scare. QC Mayor Joy Belmonte, in a statement, said the first recipients of cash assistance from the local government would be the owners of around 146 pigs in Barangay Bagong Silangan, which were

  • Destroy seized drugs ASAP to foil ‘ninja’ cops: Sotto
    by Bea Kirstein Manalaysay on September 19, 2019 at 1:27 am

    MANILA — Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday said illegal drugs confiscated during anti-narcotics operations should be destroyed as soon as possible to prevent the “recycling” of shabu by rogue law enforcers. In a radio interview, Sotto said the recycling of seized illegal drugs by so-called “ninja cops” is made possible because the drugs are

  • Fear and sadness prevail among surrendered convicts: priest
    by ABS-CBN News on September 19, 2019 at 1:11 am

    Most convicts who surrendered under President Rodrigo Duterte's ultimatum turned themselves in out of fear even though they were not guilty of heinous crimes, a priest said Thursday.

  • Duterte to visit Russia anew in October
    by Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News on September 19, 2019 at 12:38 am

    President Rodrigo Duterte will fly to Russia anew next month upon the invitation of his “favorite hero” Vladimir Putin, Malacañang confirmed Wednesday.

  • ‘Futile’ to raise PH, China maritime dispute before UN: Palace
    by Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News on September 19, 2019 at 12:24 am

    Malacañang dismissed Wednesday the call of the Philippines former top diplomat Albert del Rosario to raise Manila’s legal victory against Beijing over the South China Sea as world leaders gather at the 74th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.

  • Palace: Duterte’s 2nd Moscow trip to enhance PH – Russia ties
    by ggaviola on September 18, 2019 at 11:30 pm

    MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to visit Russia anew next month to meet his “favorite hero” Russian President Vladimir Putin and to improve ties between Manila and Moscow, Malacañang said. “He (Duterte) said he was invited by Russian President [Vladimir Putin] and he accepted it,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in Malacañang […] The post Palace: Duterte’s 2nd Moscow trip to enhance PH – […]

  • Higit 50 babaeng Chinese nasagip sa prostitution den sa Parañaque
    by ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    Mahigit 50 babaeng Chinese ang nasagip matapos salakayin ng mga pulis ang hinihinalang prostitution den sa Parañaque City kung saan mga Chinese rin umano ang mga parokyano.

  • Laban kontra African swine fever sa Davao City, pinaigting
    by Claire Cornelio, ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    DAVAO CITY—Sinisiguro ng Francisco Bangoy International Airport sa Davao City na hindi makakapasok sa kanila ang African swine fever (ASF).

  • Habagat to dump rains over Metro Manila, parts of Luzon
    by ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    MANILA—The southwest monsoon or habagat will drench parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, Thursday, state weather bureau PAGASA said.

  • 8 arestado sa armas, pampasabog sa Negros Occidental
    by ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Inaresto ng mga awtoridad ang 8 katao matapos makuhanan umano ng mga armas at pampasabog sa isang checkpoint sa Escalante City, Negros Occidental Miyerkoles ng hapon.

  • 8 Coast Guards get 14 years each for Taiwan fisherman slay
    by clopez on September 18, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Seven Filipino coast guards and a policeman who opened fire on a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel, between northern Philippines and southern Taiwan, were convicted on Wednesday of his 2013 killing, which strained ties between the neighboring nations. Judge Eduardo Ramon Reyes of Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 15 found coast […] The post 8 Coast Guards get 14 years each for Taiwan fisherman slay appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • Bagong laya patay sa pamamaril sa Iloilo
    by ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    ILOILO CITY—Patay ang isang lalaki na kalalaya lamang sa kulungan matapos pagbabarilin ng riding-in-tandem sa Barangay Rizal Lapuz Sur, Iloilo City Miyerkoles ng hapon.

  • Palace rejects proposal to take sea row to UN
    by clopez on September 18, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Wednesday rejected the suggestion of former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario that the Philippines bring before the United Nations General Assembly its arbitral ruling victory against Beijing’s sweeping claim over the South China Sea Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this would be a “futile exercise.” “Why? Because UN has no […] The post Palace rejects proposal to take sea row to UN appeared first on […]

  • Construction worker patay matapos mahulog sa pinipinturahang tulay sa Isabela
    by Harris Julio, ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    ISABELA—Patay ang isang construction worker matapos na mahulog sa pinipinturahang tulay sa Barangay Calao East ng Santiago City, Isabela Martes ng hapon.

  • America’s favorite dancer, Fil-Am b-boy Bailey “Bailrok” Munoz, wins SYTYCD
    by Balitang America on September 18, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    The multitalented, 19-year-old Fil-Am breakdancer from Las Vegas, Bailey “Bailrok” Munoz, has just won “So You Think You Can Dance” season 16. Supportive family and friends cheered him on.

  • Former slavery victim Nanay Fedelina meets with Philippine ambassador to the U.S.
    by Steve Angeles on September 18, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    LOS ANGELES — 83-year-old Nanay Fedelina was kept as a domestic worker and slave to a Filipino American family for decades. The Nanay made a special request to the Philippines’ ambassador to the United States, Jose Manuel Romualdez, at a recent meeting with the Filipino community.

  • Maria Ressa and international journalists talk about press challenges and the fight for freedom
    by Steve Angeles on September 18, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — On LA Press Freedom Week, international journalists are raising awareness of the challenges journalists face all over the world. Fil-Am Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler and an outspoken critic of Pres. Duterte, joined the discussion on press freedoms and elections.

  • The ANC Brief: Walking back the President’s words
    by ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    The president caused another ruckus when he talked about the ambush of a former mayor. Here are the stories making the headlines on ANC today:

  • Shark Rocket Vacuum
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    Shark Rocket Vacuum ensures efficient and effective tidying because they are portable and light. All you need now is to go to the market and get your vacuum cleaner. All You Need To Know About Shark Rocket Vacuum The hand vacuum can be easily used as a stick vacuum to clean carpet, and there is […] The post Shark Rocket Vacuum appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Drones Used in Latest Attack
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    The Saudi military has shown journalists what they describe as an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in an attack this weekend that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry. Saudi officials showed journalists the material at a news conference on Wednesday in Riyadh, the kingdom’s capital. They said the cruise missile, which had […] The post Drones Used in Latest Attack appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • US Take on Defiant Israel PM
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Israel’s prime minister says he will seek to lead a ruling coalition with his religious and nationalist allies, despite falling short of a parliamentary majority in Tuesday’s elections. Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday at a party meeting in Jerusalem that he opposes any government that “leans on the anti-Zionist Arab parties,” and said he would make […] The post US Take on Defiant Israel PM appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Facebook Portal TV Priced at $129
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Facebook on Wednesday unveiled second-generation Portal smart screens, touting them as a way to stay connected to loved ones at the leading social network. Facebook also pushed down costs to make new Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV devices more enticing to consumers at a starting price of $129. Portal and Portal Mini will begin […] The post Facebook Portal TV Priced at $129 appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Venezuela Faces US Baseball Ban
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Venezuela’s winter baseball league is delaying the start of its season for the first time in decades after the MLB banned its players from playing in the competition. The Venezuelan League of Professional Baseball said in a statement Tuesday that it had agreed to postpone play for almost three weeks to Nov. 5. It didn’t […] The post Venezuela Faces US Baseball Ban appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Ibrahimovic Hat-Trick Galaxy Victory 7-2
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Los Angeles Galaxy pummelled Sporting Kansas City 7-2 on Sunday to put themselves in the thick of the Major League Soccer playoff race. After giving up an early goal to Sporting’s Felipe Gutierrez, the Galaxy stormed back to climb from eighth place and outside the MLS Cup playoff positions […] The post Ibrahimovic Hat-Trick Galaxy Victory 7-2 appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Amazon Cash
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    Amazon’s latest innovation in the online payment world is something called… cash. The e-commerce giant said Wednesday it was rolling out a cash payment option for US customers that have already been used in 19 other countries. The “Amazon PayCode” option is in partnership with the payments firm Western Union. Customers will henceforth be able to […] The post Amazon Cash appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Dog Collar with Name on Amazon
    by Alan on September 18, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    One of the things many people don’t know is that “Every dog needs a collar”. However, you can take it a step further and get a customized collar for your dog. Dog collars with the name have now become a necessity which one needs to augment his choice of pet. It is important that in […] The post Dog Collar with Name on Amazon appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • More than 50 Chinese women rescued from prostitution den in Parañaque
    by ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    MANILA (2nd UPDATE)—Police rescued some 53 Chinese women from a prostitution racket in Baclaran, Parañaque City early Thursday.

  • Manila digitizes allowance distribution for senior high, PLM, UdM students
    by Katrina Domingo, ABS-CBN News on September 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Students enrolled in the capital’s public senior high schools and universities will receive their monthly stipend from the local government via cash cards starting next year after the city signed an agreement with GCash, one of the country’s largest online payments company, Wednesday.

  • Lawsuit accuses New Jersey nursing home director of pro-Filipino bias
    by rciriacruz on September 18, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    BERGEN COUNTY, New Jersey — Four nurses filed a federal class action lawsuit against the director of a Bergen County-owned nursing home, claiming she discriminated against non-Filipino nurses and caused the plaintiffs to “fear for their jobs.” Bergen County Health Care Center Director Violetta Arcilla is accused of forcing out non-Filipino nurses, docking pay, wielding […] The post Lawsuit accuses New Jersey nursing home director of pro-Filipino bias appeared first on […]

  • Nevada among top states for ‘fiancé visa’ use due to Filipinos
    by rciriacruz on September 18, 2019 at 3:52 pm

    LAS VEGAS — Nevada is one of the most popular states for couples who originally met across international borders and are reuniting via fiancé visas in the U.S. Nevada has one of the highest rates per capita of K-1 visa recipients in the country, according to a recent study by Washington, D.C. research firm Causal […] The post Nevada among top states for ‘fiancé visa’ use due to Filipinos appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Palace to Del Rosario: Bringing arbitral ruling before UN assembly ‘futile’
    by racosta on September 18, 2019 at 10:18 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang described as “futile” the suggestion of former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario for the Duterte administration to raise before the UN General Assembly Manila’s arbitral win against China over the South China Sea. READ: Gov’t urged: bring arbitral ruling to UN “For one, it’s a futile exercise. Why? because UN […] The post Palace to Del Rosario: Bringing arbitral ruling before UN assembly […]

  • PCG regrets conviction of men, insists ‘they just did their duty’
    by hniitsu on September 18, 2019 at 7:16 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has expressed sadness over the conviction of their men as it maintained that the eight personnel were only doing their duty to defend the country’s territorial integrity. A Manila court has convicted the eight PCG personnel for the death of a Taiwanese fisherman near Batanes island in […] The post PCG regrets conviction of men, insists ‘they just did their duty’ appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • 8 Coast Guard personnel found guilty in death of Taiwanese fisherman
    by ggaviola on September 18, 2019 at 12:53 am

    MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 15 has found eight members of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) guilty in the death of Taiwanese fisherman Hong Shi Cheng off Batanes in 2013. Found guilty were Commanding Officer Arnold Dela Cruz, Seaman 1st Class (SN1) Edrando Aguila, SN1 Mhelvin Bendo II, SN1 Andy Gibb […] The post 8 Coast Guard personnel found guilty in death of Taiwanese fisherman appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • Pinay teen finds advisory role in United Nations
    by clopez on September 17, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    While most of her peers were busy with their studies or with playing video games, Zcyrel Barola, at 13, was already attending council meetings in Donsol, joining officials in that town as they tackled how to improve the lives of children in Sorsogon province. Barola, now 17, was never told that she was too young […] The post Pinay teen finds advisory role in United Nations appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • Gov’t urged: bring arbitral ruling to UN
    by clopez on September 17, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    Former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario has called anew on the Duterte administration to take up before the UN General Assembly the country’s arbitral win against China that upheld the Philippines’ sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea. The 74th regular session of the UN General Assembly will open on Sept. 17, gathering world leaders […] The post Gov’t urged: bring arbitral ruling to UN appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • Duterte invited again to visit China
    by clopez on September 17, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has been invited to visit China again following his meeting with an influential official of the Communist Party of China (CPC). CPC Chongqing party chief Chen Min’er and other CPC members paid a courtesy call on the President on Monday night, during which he extended the invitation to the […] The post Duterte invited again to visit China appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

  • Fil-Am costume designer Zaldy Goco wins third consecutive award at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys
    by Yong Chavez on September 17, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    For his work in “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” costume designer Zaldy Goco took home his third Creative Arts Emmy. The Fil-Am designer has been dominating the “Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming” category since his first win in 2017.

  • Los Angeles commemorates 50 years of emergency medical services while fighting for upgrades
    by Steve Angeles on September 17, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    PARAMOUNT, CA — 50 years ago, Los Angeles County was one of the first regions in the U.S. to deploy medical paramedics along with firefighters — paving the way for the modern 9-1-1 emergency medical services (EMS) and emergency response system in the country.

  • Canada parliament working to regain voters’ trust before next month’s elections
    by Marieton Pacheco on September 17, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau asked Canada’s governor-general to dissolve Parliament next week. Canadian voters are set to head to polls in October, and the country’s election season is underway. The Trudeau government continues to scramble to regain voter’s trust, following an ethics scandal. Will the prime minister be re-elected for another term?

  • This innovative Filipino-Canadian entrepreneur invented a drink-holding handbag for today’s women...
    by Christine Santos on September 16, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    TORONTO — Finally, an affordable designer handbag for women on the go — complete with multiple pockets, plus two built-in drink holders inside. This is thanks to the ingenuity of Filipina entrepreneur Mitzi Faigal, owner & creator of Mitzify handbags. Her classic handbags allow busy working women to go about their day hands-free. “Women are

  • Mexico suspends police over suspected executions
    on September 13, 2019 at 12:53 am

    As part of the alleged cover-up, the officers planted guns on their victims and dressed them in combat fatigues marked with the insignia of the Northeast Cartel, a drug trafficking gang active in the area, witnesses told investigators.

  • Chinese scholars claim English is actually Mandarin
    on September 10, 2019 at 7:25 am

    A group of Chinese scholars claim that all European languages, including English, are actually Mandarin dialects.

  • UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis'
    on August 23, 2019 at 1:14 am

    "Our house is on fire. Literally. The Amazon, the lung of our planet which produces 20 percent of our oxygen is burning," Macron said on Twitter.&nbs

  • EU countries at UN condemn North Korean missile tests
    on August 2, 2019 at 1:08 am

    European Union members of the UN Security Council condemned North Korea Thursday over its recent spate of missiles tests that have fueled fears Pyongyang is developing more advanced weapons.

  • US-South Korea military exercises still on despite North's warnings
    on August 1, 2019 at 1:12 am

    Joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea will go ahead, a Pentagon official said on Wednesday, after missile tests and calls for the drills' cancellation by North Korea.

  • 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.