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Filipinos 3rd among world’s heaviest drinkers—study

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Bottoms up! After ranking 15th in the world’s top porn-watchers according to an adult website, Filipinos are now involved in another kind of bottom, shot glass bottoms.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos rank 15th in global porn watching

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Filipinos love their porn. According to a statistics of adult website Pornhub, Filipinos ranked 15th in the world when it comes to watching porn using mobile devices.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Empire State Building lights up in blue, red, yellow for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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New York’s iconic Empire State Building bathed in blue, red and yellow in solidarity with the victims of Supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’ in the Philippines. Photo by the Philippine Embassy in the United States

For two consecutive nights, blue, red and yellow colors illuminated the iconic Empire State Building in New York City in solidarity with the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Philippine diplomat accepts Iowa leader’s apology

Philippine Ambassador to US Jose Cuisia confirmed the date of US president Barack Obama's working visit to the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine ambassador to the U.S. personally called Iowa Public Safety Commissioner K. Brian London to seek an explanation of his statement that he found Filipinos difficult to polygraph.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Iowa official explains remark about Filipinos

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Iowa Public Safety Commissioner K. Brian London sought Wednesday to clarify a statement he made earlier this year in which he told employees he believed Filipinos were difficult to polygraph.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Exploited Filipinos in US 7-11 stores OK, execs say

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Filipinos exploited in an immigrant-worker fraud by a United States chain of convenience stores are fine and expected to serve as witnesses in a case involving one of their compatriots and seven other foreigners, according to the Philippine Embassy in Washington.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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No Filipinos hurt in Beyonce butt slap incident

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But there could have been. Considering we’re now everywhere, why not near the stage in Denmark where an out-of-control fan slapped Beyonce’s behind?

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

DFA: No Filipinos hurt in Boston Marathon blast

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An injured woman is tended to at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013. Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, John Tlumacki)

So far, there have been no reports of Filipinos hurt in the deadly Boston Marathon explosion, Foreign Affairs spokesperson Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez said on Monday.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysia charges 8 Filipinos with terror crimes

In this Thursday, March 14, 2013 photo released by Malaysia's Ministry of Defense, Malaysian soldiers discuss strategies at Sungai Nyamuk where a stand-off with Filipino gunmen took place, near Tanduo village in Lahad Datu, Borneo's Sabah state, Malaysia. INQUIRER file photo

Malaysian prosecutors have charged eight Filipino men with terrorism-related offenses following an armed siege in Borneo that killed 71 people.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Nevada Solon to resubmit bill on Filvets compensation

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A Nevada congressman will soon reintroduce a bill that would compensate Filipino veterans for services to the US during World War II. U.S. Rep. Joe Heck told Asian Journal that the bill aims to fast-track action from Congress.   The move came in the heels of the recent death of 100-year-old Filipino veteran Silverio Cuaresma [...]

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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