8 returning residents quarantined in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 21 May) – The city government has quarantined eight people, including two Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), who returned home via land travel after being...

The buzz: Drone cameras relive trauma for war-weary Meranaw

A Meranaw family living at the Sarimanok Tent City in May 2019 waits for iftar to be served. At that time, Muslims were observing Ramadan and broke their daily...

HOMILY: The Vicariate of Jolo is a privileged place for inter-religious dialogue

… Inzon, O.M.I., former Philippine Oblate Provincial, is being consecrated …

Bishop of Jolo’s ordination in the time of COVID-19: only 10 in the Cathedral but historic event livestreamed

… ordination. Photo screengrabbed from OMI Philippines’ video In pre-COVID … Elpidio Quirino High School in Manila. He entered the Congregation … 2000 to 2007; and President of Notre...

JOLO BISHOP’s MESSAGE: It’s so beautiful, so wonderful, to receive the Lord in simplicity

The sixth Bishop of Jolo, Charlie M. Inzon. (‘Thank you’ message of Jolo Bishop Charlie M. Inzon, OMI,  on his ordination on Thursday, 21 May 2020 at the Immaculate...

Philippine lawmaker proposes tax targeting tech giants to fund virus fight

MANILA, May 22 (Reuters) – A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a … services provided in the Philippines, a key growth area … stimulus package to jumpstart the Philippine economy,...

Philippines fears 42,000 returning workers could ‘overwhelm’ virus quarantine centers

MANILA: Authorities in the Philippines fear the imminent return of … Task Force COVID-19, briefed Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte on the situation … a hearing called by the Senate Committee...

Why the Philippines is a magnet for idled cruise ships

… Manila Bay began to gather after April 16th, when the Philippine … liners into Manila Bay some 5,300 Filipino seafarers were … of transport to take Filipinos from...

Circulo Pampangueno will team up with Filipino Construction Society, Tita Bognot and Family for a food relief program in Pampanga

… of the longest standing Filipino organizations in British Columbia. … in the Philippines 3) Anne Roque – Vice President of Circulo … for 50 seniors The Filipino Canadian...

Philippines tops world for online child sex abuse

MANILA: The Philippines has become the world´s … report said. The proportion of Philippine internet addresses used to host …

Three Philippine Foreign Service Posts in Canada resume operations

… the Republic of the Philippines in Canada announced … regulations. According to the Philippine Consulate General, the Toronto … enter per hour. The Philippine consular office in Calgary,...

Philippine Airlines reports net loss of 203 mln USD in 2019

MANILA, May 21 (Xinhua) — The flag carrier Philippine Airlines ( … Despite the losses, PAL President Gilbert Santa Maria said … coronavirus-stricken destinations. The Philippines imposed in mid-March...

Philippines’ total agriculture trade amount to 21.22 bln USD in 2019

MANILA, May 21 (Xinhua) — The … of agricultural trade of the Philippines amounted to 21.22 billion … in 2019, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. PSA...

US: Don’t Sell Attack Helicopters to Philippines

… for military personnel, which multiple Philippine presidential administrations have failed to … continued, particularly in the central Philippine island of Negros. The government … the Philippines and the...

Covid-19 silver lining: Prime Minister’s Suborna Sheba for all?

… government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has committed itself … UHC including Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Vietnam and Morocco. Thailand … pro-UHC platform? Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...