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‘Swindler’s List’ leads PH entries at alt film festival

A bevy of Filipino films has invaded a much-underrated alternative film festival set in this sleepy town where nothing much happens, 14 kilometers from the glittering city of Cannes.

Posted: May 16th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

News on the ‘No US Visa Policy’ was a cruel joke


Several travelers were departing back to the Philippines at the San Francisco International Airport the week after Easter when the rumor about a “No US Visa Policy” spread like wildfire among many Filipinos.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Visa-free US trip? Do not believe it, says consulate

Screengrab from http://adobochronicles.com

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, United States of America, advised the public Wednesday against a satirical news article announcing the US’s “no visa” policy for Filipinos.

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

Filipino doctor is a social media savvy beggar in comedy vid contest

Junjun: The Social Network Savvy Beggar. Photo from America Meet World website

A Filipino doctor went beyond his medicinal degree when he qualified as a finalist for a comedy video contest in the United States.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »


Public outraged as Senators heap praises on each other


HERE NOW, THE NEWS.  Top members of the Philippine Senate shocked their constituents this morning by being extra nice to each other and indulging in unprecedented public displays of affection.   Ordinary citizens are reacting with outrage at their lawmakers’ naked expressions of civility.   It began when Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson lavished praise on [...]

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »