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US immigration agency to shut down int’l office in PH

Posted on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 03:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The United States Homeland Security Department (USHSD) is closing immigration offices in 20 countries, including the Philippines, as part of the Trump administration’s measures to save money...

Shabu seized in East, Southeast Asia at record high —UN

Posted on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 10:44 AM | No Comments
In a report released by the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Monday, shabu seized in East and Southeast Asia had increased in 2018. Data shows that...

Aviation market down after Ethiopian Airlines crash: correspondent

Posted on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 04:35 PM | No Comments
(REUTERS) Boeing Co shares fell by the most in three years on Monday (March 11) after China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines to ground their 737 MAX 8 planes following...

Parts found at scene of Ethiopian Airlines crash site

Posted on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 03:49 PM | No Comments
BISOHFTU, Ethiopia —Plane parts were recovered on Monday (March 11) at the site of an Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet which crashed minutes after take-off killing all 157 people on board....

Filipina achievers hailed on International Women’s Day

Posted on Saturday, 9 March 2019 04:56 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Women, with their vulnerability and fragility, are highly valued in the Philippine society. They play an important role in keeping the household intact because ‘family always comes...

Three Filipinos indicted in US for jewelry fraud

Posted on Friday, 8 March 2019 07:52 PM | No Comments
Three Filipinos were among the seven people indicted before a federal grand jury in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States for fraudulently selling jewelries imported from the Philippines and passing...

Japanese spa with 400,000-person waiting list opens in NY

Posted on Friday, 8 March 2019 04:41 PM | No Comments
The famed Japanese head massage spa Goku no Kimochi, which has a waiting list of more than 430,000 people, soft-opened its first U.S. salon with a new name, Goku, in...

WHO promotes ‘Salt Awareness Week’: 5g of salt a day is OK

Posted on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 12:59 PM | No Comments
Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2016 agreed to reduce by 30% the global population’s intake of salt (sodium) by 2025. In observance of the ‘Salt Awareness...

Libya acquits 7 Filipino seafarers in oil smuggling case

Posted on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 03:49 PM | No Comments
Repatriation of the seven Filipino seafarers who were detained for alleged economic sabotage, is underway after the Libyan High Court ordered their release. The seven Filipino seafarers, who consistently denied...

China insists infra loans to Phl not a debt trap

Posted on Monday, 4 March 2019 03:36 PM | No Comments
BEIJING, China – A top political advisory body of China insists that the Chinese government does not plot any debt trap for developing countries it extends loans to. In a...