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  • 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

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Tuesday 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. […]

  • Umano'y kapalpakan sa halalan, pinaiimbestigahan sa Kamara
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    Pinaiimbestigahan ng minorya sa Kamara ang mga umano'y kapalpakan na nangyari nitong halalan, lalo't posible umanong nagkaroon ng dayaan. […]

  • Sara Duterte: Alvarez 'very dangerous, Machiavellian'
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    MANILA - Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Tuesday said she will not reconcile with Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, whom she described as "very dangerous" and "Machiavellian." […]

  • Dating Ombudsman Carpio Morales, hindi pinayagang makapasok sa Hong Kong
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    Nakabalik na sa Pilipinas si dating Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales matapos siyang hindi payagang makapasok ng Hong Kong ng mga immigration authorities doon. […]

  • 3 bishops call for suspension of #Halalan2019 proclamation
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    At least three Catholic bishops are calling for the suspension of proclamation of winners in the May 13 midterm elections. […]

  • 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. […]

  • Japanese man arrested for threatening to kill AKB48 spin-off group member
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    A 24-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of threatening to kill a member of a sister group of the popular girl band AKB48, Japanese police said. […]

  • 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. […]

  • Cardema in trouble
    by ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 3:04 pm

    Staunch Duterte supporter and former National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema is facing possible prosecution by government. […]

  • Amid doubts, Chief Justice Bersamin reiterates judicial independence
    by Mike Navallo, ABS-CBN News on May 21, 2019 at 2:58 pm

    Lucas Bersamin cited a few instances in which he, and previous justices, issued rulings that didn't favor the sitting chief executive. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Protestors meet with SF Consulate to voice concerns over Philippine Senate election process
    by Rommel Conclara on May 21, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    Following the end of the 2019 Philippines elections for overseas absentee voters — concerned Filipino political groups met with the Philippine consulate general in San Francisco to voice frustration with this year’s voting process both in the U.S. and back home. This was the scene outside the Philippine consulate in San Francisco. Protestors denounced what […]

  • 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 […]

  • Palace: DFA to extend assistance to Morales, family after HK travel ban
    by jespinosa on May 21, 2019 at 8:36 am

    Malacañang on Monday said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) would extend assistance to former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales after she was stopped from entering Hong Kong. The post Palace: DFA to extend assistance to Morales, family after HK travel ban appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ex-Ombudsman Morales denied entry to HK for being ‘security threat’
    by kadraneda on May 21, 2019 at 8:13 am

    Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales was barred Tuesday from entering Hong Kong for being a “security threat.” The post Ex-Ombudsman Morales denied entry to HK for being ‘security threat’ appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • Cargo forwarder assessing 67 containers of Canada trash in Subic—SBMA head
    by clopez on May 21, 2019 at 8:04 am

    The 67 container vans loaded with trash from Canada were still being accounted for and evaluated by a cargo forwarder The post Cargo forwarder assessing 67 containers of Canada trash in Subic—SBMA head appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 Tips on Having a Successful Home Based Business
    by Ryan on May 20, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    Ever thought about starting your own business but didn't know where to start? We show you 4 tips on having a successful home based business. The post 4 Tips on Having a Successful Home Based Business appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Drones: Growing List of States Implementing Drones Into Safety Measures
    by Ryan on May 20, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    Drones are just about everywhere. Thanks to technological advancements, they are now implemented into Public transportation agencies and other safety roles. The post Drones: Growing List of States Implementing Drones Into Safety Measures appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Trump Lifts Tariffs on Mexico, Canada, Delays Auto Tariffs
    by anthony on May 20, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    Tariffs on Canada and Mexico, Trump cleared a key roadblock to a North American trade pact his team negotiated last year. The post Trump Lifts Tariffs on Mexico, Canada, Delays Auto Tariffs appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • $15 Minimum Wage Becomes Part of 2020 Presidential Landscape
    by anthony on May 20, 2019 at 10:43 pm

    The entire 2020 Democratic presidential field agrees that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled, to $15 an hour. The post $15 Minimum Wage Becomes Part of 2020 Presidential Landscape appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • Leonard Scores 36, Raptors Beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 Ots
    by anthony on May 20, 2019 at 10:43 pm

    Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and Toronto beat Milwaukee 118-112, Bucks lead in the Eastern Conference finals to 2-1. The post Leonard Scores 36, Raptors Beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 Ots appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • The Philippines Top Amazon Promotion
    by Ryan on May 20, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    Amazon is a one-stop shop for just about any and everything. Learn what the top Amazon Promotions Philippines are and where to look for great deals. The post The Philippines Top Amazon Promotion appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA. […]

  • BA interview exclusive: Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg on significance of Filipino community and...
    by Balitang America on May 20, 2019 at 1:59 am

    Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg recently campaigned in Nevada, talking to Asian American and Pacific Islander voters, and pledging that he would champion for their rights, particularly when it comes to immigration. The 37-year-old South Bend, Indiana Mayor supports a comprehensive immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship — not just for so-called Dreamers — […]

  • Powered by Filipinos, “Steven Universe” wins a Peabody
    by Steve Angeles on May 20, 2019 at 1:50 am

    One of the most critically acclaimed and popular cartoons is up for a prestigious award this week, and this show is powered by Filipinos. For the past six years, Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has become an instant coming of age classic. Throughout the years, many Filipinos — including a pair of Miss Saigon alumni — […]

  • Duterte recalls Philippine ambassadors and consulates to Canada following garbage issue
    by Marieton Pacheco on May 20, 2019 at 1:43 am

    VANCOUVER, BC — The Philippine Ambassador to Canada has returned to the Philippines following a recall order issued by President Duterte on Canada’s failure to ship back garbage stuck in Manila. Some kababayans are worried about how this will affect for Pinoys in Canada. It was business as usual at the Philippine Consulate in Vancouver […]

  • Manny the Movie Guy: “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” vs. “A Dog’s Journey”
    by Manny The Movie Guy on May 19, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    Two big sequels in the box office this weekend — one is the third installation in an action-packed series starring Keanu Reeves, and one an emotional journey with man’s best friend. […]

  • “Gongster’s Paradise” celebrates traditional and stylized Philippine kulintang music and dance
    by Rommel Conclara on May 19, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    OAKLAND, CA — Different generations of kulintang players from all over the globe, celebrating Filipino traditional music and dance at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. According to organizers, “Gongster’s Paradise” is the biggest kulintang event in North America. The event celebrated the life and legacy of the father of Filipino American kulintang music — master […]

  • Filipino Restaurant Week kicks off in New York
    by Don Tagala on May 19, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    New York’s Filipino restaurant week is back, bigger, better and more choices for everyone’s gustatory delight. Filipino restaurant week kicked off at the high bar rooftop in New York City. But you don’t have to be in the Big Apple to experience this annual Filipino cuisine sampling in five states in the East Coast, thanks […]

  • 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. […]