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4 Filipinos killed in Alberta, Canada car crash on icy road

Accident victim Eva Janette Caperina CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A mother, another woman and two male temporary foreign workers—all Filipinos–were killed in a head-on crash with a truck on an icy Alberta highway Saturday morning, November 22.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino discusses sea dispute in bilateral talks with APEC heads of state

Benigno Aquino III

Although the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea was not on the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit here, President Aquino was unable to stay away from it in talks with other regional leaders, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

BOC stumped on rotting smuggled garbage from Canada


The Bureau of Customs has “no game plan” for the 50 container vans of garbage from Canada, which have remained unclaimed for more than a year now and decaying fast at the Manila International Container Port, posing health and environmental risks to Manila residents.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Eco groups slam plans to dispose of Canada wastes in Philippine soil

This photo posted on the online petition on Change.org shows a container van full of hazardous waste that is being held by the Bureau of Custom in the Port of Manila. The petition urges the Canadian government to take back the shipment of 50 container vans full of waste. PHOTO/ CHANGE.ORG PETITION

Pick up your garbage, Canada. The Philippines is not your garbage bin.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Rebecca Bustamante: The maid who made it


She was born poor. But for Rebecca Bustamante, it was the beginning of a journey that was to be inspired by a promise she made to her late mother: To improve herself so that she can provide education and the life her siblings deserved.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »