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3 Pinoys in $1M jewelry theft reportedly been arrested

3 Pinoys in $1M jewelry theft reportedly been arrested

Three of 7 Filipino suspect accused of stealing a US$1 million diamond-emerald necklace in Turkey have reportedly been arrested. Earlier reports identified the 6 of the 7 Filipino suspects as Janice Apostol, Armando Fajardo,

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‘Ai’ followers vote out Thia Megia

‘Ai’ followers vote out Thia Megia

Thursday night (Friday morning in Manila) was a sad day for Filipino fans of Thia Megia as the Filipino-American contender on this year’s “American Idol,” got eliminated for getting the least number of votes

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‘Pasyon’ now available on CBCP website

‘Pasyon’ now available on CBCP website

For the Holy Week, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has made the “pasyon” (chanting of the Lord’s passion) available online trough their “visitaiglesia” website www.visitaiglesia.net. Msgr. Pedro Quitorio III, Media Office

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Singson tenders resignation from 15th Congress

Singson tenders resignation from 15th Congress

Convicted Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson resigned as a member of the 15th Congress a few days after a Hong Kong court sentenced him to imprisonment for 18 months for drug trafficking. In a

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Nonito Donaire Jr. wins by 2nd round KO

Nonito Donaire Jr. wins by 2nd round KO

Newly crowned World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion, Nonito Donaire (aka The Filipino Flash) won after a 2nd round KO of Fernando Montiel in Las Vegas on February 20. After a

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Government needs a new Ombudsman

Government needs a new Ombudsman

With members of the House of Representatives Justice committee voting that there are sufficient grounds in the two impeachment complaints filed against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez, Malacañang is now seriously looking for a new Tanodbayan

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EDSA Revolution 25 years later

EDSA Revolution 25 years later

Rekindles new kind of hope as President Noynoy Aquino promises to address corruption and poverty by: Rod Cantiveros After 25 years, the endemic poverty of more than 32 million Filipinos and the systemic corruption

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Asian envoys in UN plead int’l help for stranded workers in Libya

Asian envoys in UN plead int’l help for stranded workers in Libya

More than 100,000 Asian workers are believed to be still stranded as Asian envoys to the United Nations pleaded for international help to rescue those caught in the Libya uprising. According to diplomats, about

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UN to assist in fund mishandling probe if requested

UN to assist in fund mishandling probe if requested

The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) of the United Nations (UN) on Tuesday will extend assistance to the Philippine government if requested, in its investigation of the alleged misuse of UN peacekeeping funds intended

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DFA ready to evacuate Filipinos in Japan

DFA ready to evacuate Filipinos in Japan

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is doing contingency measures if emergency evacuation arises for Filipinos residing in Fukushima Prefecture and other nearby Japanese cities in danger of exposure to radiation from the earthquake-damaged

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