- Rudeness of Hong Kong Locals vs. Pinoy Azkals Fans Rooted in Manila Hostage Crisis — Fan
- Philippine Azkals Beat Hong Kong 1 – 0 in International Friendly
- Hong Kong OFW Shares OEC Ordeal in Manila
- Pinoys in HK Seeking Jobs in Canada File Complaints Against Pacific Management
- Philippine Flag Day at Site Where First PHL Flag Was Sewn
- 157 HK-based OFWs Pass Teacher Licensure Exams
- Despite Complainant’s Retraction, POEA Cancels License Of Erring Recruiter Deploying HSWs To Hong Kong
- HK Foreign Domestic Workers to Demand $4,500 Wage
- Pinoy Tourists in HK Deny Using Fake Credit Cards
- All Pro Staffing, ABC Manpower Agency Lose License Over Excessive Fees
Cebu Pacific Apologizes for Runway Mishap in Davao
Cebu Pacific on Monday apologized for Flight 5J-971’s skidding off the runway at Davao International Airport Sunday night and offered to transport passengers from Davao to General Santos at no extra charge. The carrier also waived rebooking...
PAL Starts Flying to New Routes in Australia
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines opened new routes to Australia this week in line with the company’s aggressive expansion using brand-new aircraft. In a statement at the weekend, PAL, controlled by conglomerate San Miguel Corp., said it added...
No Special Talks to Help OFWs Losing Their Jobs in Taiwan
There are no special talks to help Filipinos who are losing their jobs in Taiwan after the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by Filipino coast guards three weeks ago. Arthur Abiera, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (Meco)...
PAL to Launch Flights to Brazil Before Yearend
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to mount daily flights to Brazil before the end of the year—ahead of the football World Cup in South America’s biggest country next year. Ramon S. Ang, president of both PAL...
The World’s Best Wines Can Be Found in a Filipino-owned Vineyard
In Southwest France, there’s a Filipino-owned vineyard which carries some of the world’s best wines. With a Philippine banner hoisted outside, this estate has been visited by the likes of former President Gloria Arroyo, former Cabinet member...
Dan Brown Hounded for Calling Manila ‘Gates of Hell’
Dan Brown’s description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American novelist’s latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital. The book “Inferno,” which is being sold in the Philippines,...
Sex Harassment Raps Readied vs Ex-ambassador to Kuwait
Charges of sexual harassment have been filed against recalled Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Shulan Primavera for allegedly abusing a household helper several times in 2012, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Wednesday. Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez,...
PhilHealth Reminds OFWs on Premium Increase
THE Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) reminds land-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) of the premium increase to be implemented in 2014. OFWs have been paying P900 per year since 2005 when the Medicare functions of the Overseas...
DOLE: More OFWs Coming Home For Good
A new trend of reverse migration is being seen by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) with more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) expected to return to the country to work and stay for good. Labor Secretary...
Peso Falls After Slow Growth in OFW Remittances
The peso fell on Wednesday amid reports that growth in remittances from overseas-based Filipinos in March was at its slowest since September 2009. The local currency closed at 41.20 against the US dollar, down by 12 centavos...