Will Filipinos have to abandon Manila to climate change ...
Tim Aliapo - 29/06/2015 14:00When Typhoon Ketsana struck Manila in 2009, causing $1.09bn in damage and 747 deaths, it captured headlines and a flurry of emergency aid. But extreme flooding now appears to be the new normal in the Philippines, ... more »
220 Filipinos convert to Islam after iftar - Emirates 24|7
Staff - 28/06/2015 03:54They were invited to the religion by the Islamic Guidance Office near the Western town of Makkah. (Supplied). About 220 Filipinos converted to Islam on the same day in Saudi Arabia after having Iftar (Ramadan evening meal) ... more »
Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat
unknown - 03/05/2015 06:41Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao's defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. but they still considered the boxing icon a national hero. Gymnasiums and ... more »
Chicago Filipinos among hundreds ensnared in massive ...
Balitang America - 26/06/2015 19:14CHICAGO – Ten Chicago area Filipinos are facing criminal charges in the federal government's largest ever Medicare fraud sweep that estimates $714 million in false billings. Nearly 250 individuals, including doctors, nurses, ... more »
7 in 10 Filipinos oppose same-sex marriage – survey
Carmela Fonbuena - 28/06/2015 23:26The Laylo survey debunks the Facebook trend, where Filipino netizens show support for same-sex marriage by adopting the rainbow colors that symbolize the fight for marriage equality in the US. more »
No Filipinos hurt in Taiwan water park fire | Headlines, News ...
unknown - 28/06/2015 05:36No Filipinos were hurt in a fire in one of the water amusement parks in Taipei, Taiwan, the Manila Economic and Cultural Office said Sunday. more »
Philippines Deports Thai Worker for Insulting Filipinos on ...
Mong Palatino - 09/05/2015 12:44A Thai worker in the Philippines was deported after he posted racist and anti-Filipino statements on Facebook. Many cheered the deportation but some also described it as an attack on free speech. Prasertsri Kosin, known as ... more »
Filipinos on Greek debt crisis: 'Slow death' - Rappler
Chay F. Hofileña - 01/07/2015 11:11Filipinos on Greek debt crisis: 'Slow death'. Greece's creditors are demanding substantial cuts in the government's pension spending which currently amounts to about 17.5% of the country's GDP ... more »