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First batch of trash to be shipped back to South Korea

| January 14, 2019
First batch of trash to be shipped back to South Korea

TAGOLOAN, Misamis Oriental — Some 1.4 metric tons of industrial “wastes” comprising of 51 container vans were shipped back South Korea Sunday (January 13) after months of protest from environmental groups and local government officials. The shipment, however, is just part of the imported wastes docked at the Mindanao International Container Terminal (MICT) environmental advocates [...]

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DFA: No Filipino hurt in Paris bakery gas explosion

| January 14, 2019
DFA: No Filipino hurt in Paris bakery gas explosion

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has been informed there were no Filipinos among the victims of the explosion at a bakery in the French capital on Saturday. The Philippine Embassy in Paris said it was informed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs that none of the three fatalities or the almost 50 who [...]

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Pinoy overseas absentee voters now at 1.7-M

| January 13, 2019
Pinoy overseas absentee voters now at 1.7-M

The country has now over 1.7 million overseas absentee voters (OAVs) representing 86 posts, the Commission on Elections said. This is 77.78 percent higher than the 1.06 million in 2016. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said of the additional 783,076 new voters, a total of 437,779 came from the Middle East and Africa with 20 posts. [...]

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Slain OFW’s body in Riyadh awaiting repatriation

| January 12, 2019
Slain OFW’s body in Riyadh awaiting repatriation

11 January 2019 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is awaiting the approval of authorities in Saudi Arabia for the repatriation of the remains of the Filipino migrant worker who was stabbed to death by another Filipino early this week. The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh said authorities are expected to issue the approval upon [...]

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Filipino travellers warned on bringing restricted items to Hong Kong

| January 12, 2019
Filipino travellers warned on bringing restricted items to Hong Kong

FiIipinos visiting or transiting through Hong Kong are advised on Friday against bringing restricted items such as personal defense weapons after a Filipino student was detained by airport authorities for carrying extendable batons in his luggage. According to the Laws of Hong Kong, it is illegal for the residents of Hong Kong, visitors or transit [...]

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Law enforcement agencies, Comelec gear up for 2019 polls

| January 12, 2019
Law enforcement agencies, Comelec gear up for 2019 polls

  MANILA — Officials of the police, military and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday held the first in a series of conferences that would ensure the smooth conduct of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite and the midterm elections. “We held today (Thursday) a tri-agency conference among the Commission on Elections, Armed Forces [...]

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HK Island bus fares to increase by as much as 7 per cent

| January 12, 2019
HK Island bus fares to increase by as much as 7 per cent

The Chief Executive in Council today approved fare increases for Citybus and New World First Bus. With the mitigating effect from the Franchised Bus Toll Exemption Funds, the average fare increases for Citybus and New World First Bus passengers will be 7% and 5.6%. Under the new fares, about 90% of Citybus passengers and 97% [...]

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Kidlat Tahimik Awarded the 2018 Prince Claus Laurate in Amsterdam

| January 12, 2019
Kidlat Tahimik Awarded the 2018 Prince Claus Laurate in Amsterdam

  THE HAGUE 09 January 2019 — Filipino filmmaker and recently-inducted National Artist for Film and Broadcast Arts Kidlat Tahimik (Eric de Guia) was among the seven laureates who received the Prince Claus Award for culture and development at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam in the Netherlands on 06 December 2018. In the presence of [...]

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2 dead, 23 wounded in IED explosion outside Philippines shopping mall

| December 31, 2018
2 dead, 23 wounded in IED explosion outside Philippines shopping mall

COTABATO CITY – At least a dozen people, including a four-year-old girl, were injured following an explosion in front of South Seas Mall along Don Rufino Alonzo Street here shortly before 2 p.m. Monday. Supt. Romeo Galgo Jr., city police deputy director, said probers are still trying to determine if the blast was caused by [...]

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Dinner for a Cause held for typhoon Rosita victims

| December 8, 2018
Dinner for a Cause held for typhoon Rosita victims

The Cordillera Volunteers for Welfare (CORDIVOW), the welfare committee of Cordillera Alliance in Hong Kong launched its first project after its reconstitution in last month’s General Assembly. Aimed at raising funds for welfare purposes, the project’s theme was “Nakapaglaro ka na, Nabusog ka na, Nakatulong ka pa!“  Ice House St was filled with  scrabble and chess [...]

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