2 Filipinos killed in deadly Paris fire: DFA

MANILA — A Filipino couple was among the 10 people killed in a fire that razed an apartment building in Paris, France on Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported.…

Hunger rate drops in 4th quarter of 2018

MANILA — Hunger rate in the Philippines has significantly dropped in the fourth quarter of 2018, a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed. According to the survey, 10.5…

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Filipino seamen missing after abandoning burning ship off Hawaii

MANILA — Five Filipino seafarers were reported missing by the Department of Foreign Affairs after abandoning their burning cargo vessel off Hawaii. According to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Elmer Cato, the…

Pinoys urged to avail of extended amnesty in UAE

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urged all undocumented Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to avail of the Gulf state’s amnesty program after it was extended…

3 Pinoys to be feted for bridging Japan-PH ties

MANILA — The Japanese government on Saturday announced it will confer decoration to three Filipinos who made their mark in bridging Japan-Philippines relations. Among them is Feliciano Torres, chairman of Yazaki…

2 Filipinos hurt, 41 rescued as ‘Mangkhut’ lashes HK

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday reported that at least two Filipinos were hurt and 41 were rescued as Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Hong Kong over the weekend.…

1st Filipino cardinal honored at Manila Cathedral

MANILA — In honor of the first Filipino cardinal, Rufino Santos, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Monday led the raising of Santos’ galero (red brimmed hat) on the ceiling…

Filipinos welcome, valued in Taiwan: TECO

MANILA — Amid a recent report that the Philippines is the second most hated country among Taiwanese, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Manila on Tuesday clarified that there is…

No Filipino harmed in latest missile attack vs. Saudi

MANILA — No Filipino was affected by the latest missile strike against Saudi Arabia, which killed three in the southern city of Jizan on Saturday, the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah,…

No Filipino casualty in missile attack in Saudi Arabia



MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday reported that no Filipino was among the casualties of the latest ballistic missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, which left one person…

Microsoft taps Filipino digital company for ‘Gears of War 4’

MANILA — Microsoft’s first-party studio, The Coalition, tapped a Filipino digital solution studio to create the 3D art assets of its newly launched game, “Gears of War 4” for Xbox…