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By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Karen Ibasco crowned Miss Earth 2017, 4th Filipina to win contest

A 26-year-old medical physicist from Manila has been crowned the 17th Miss Earth Saturday night at the Mall of Asia in the Philippines. Image/Twitter Miss Earth Philippines, Karen Ibasco was crowned by last year’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer: Steven Paddock performed a ‘ deliberate act of terror’ asking ‘where is the video footage’

Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer told Fox News that the Las Vegas massacre appears to be a “very deliberate act of terror” with “political” motivations for shooter Stephen Paddock. Shaffer said there More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Philippines: Dr Vicente Soco is the latest physician murdered

For years we have been reported on the rash of murders of journalists on the Philippines archipelago. Now it appears the public health physicians are the latest targets of violence in the country as another doctor More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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5 Reasons to Use Virtual Offices as a Growth Strategy

If you’ve got your eye on a cosy spot in the Philippines market, you’ve clearly got a lot of foresight too. This corner of the world is growing fast and, with a healthy, fertile economy, it has plenty to offer More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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Traders Fair & Awards invites to participation of world traders

A unique event will start in 2018. Image/qimono It has become known about an interesting and unique project of its kind that will bring together traders and investors from all over the world. This is the Traders More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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How To Improve Call Center Services For Global Customers

The Philippines is uniquely suited to helping American companies as digital service providers for four main reasons: one, the educated Filipino workforce speaks English closer to American English; two, workers have More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends Manny Pacquiao’s birthday celebration

President Rodrigo Duterte personally attended the 38th birthday celebration of boxing champ and Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao at the jampacked KCC Mall on Saturday, December 17. Manny Pacquiao birthdayImage/Instagram “Senator More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Philippines: Luzon is home to the most unique species of mammals

Where is the world’s greatest concentration of unique species of mammals? A team of American and Filipino authors have concluded that it is Luzon Island, in the Philippines. Their 15-year project, summarized More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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FDR’s Declaration of War- December 8th, 1941 (VIDEO and transcript)

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S Speech to the U.S. Congress on December 8th, 1941 (as delivered): Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Pride of Zamboanga, Hidilyn Diaz, receives medal from military

Silver-medal Olympic weightlifter, 25-year-old Hidilyn Diaz, who won the first Olympic medal for the Philippines in two decades, received another honor last week at a ceremony held in Camp Aguinaldo. Hidilyn Diaz More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Filipino Activists Fight to Make Divorce Legal

There are just two countries in the world where divorce is illegal: The Vatican and the Philippines. In this deeply devout Catholic country, views on family and marriage are extremely conservative, which has kept More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Seattle May Day protest results in 9 arrests as Molotov cocktails hurled at police, injuring 5

Sunday’s May Day protest in Seattle went from a peaceful assembly to a violent disregard for police as protesters lit fireworks, threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police. Seattle Police confirmed nine More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Philippines News: Pacquiao’s apology, Zika prompts urging to not get pregnant

Manny Pacquiao apologizes for anti-gay statement Filipino pugilist and political figure, who is greatly loved in his home country and around the world, Manny Pacquiao, found himself apologizing Tuesday after a great More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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Philippines: Dozens sickened at Guimaras school, tainted Cassava cake blamed

Some 31 students at the Suclaran National High School in barangay San Lorenzo on the island of Guimaras were sickened late last week and officials are pointing fingers at a Cassava cake that was served at the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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6 Asian Real Estate Hotspots on the Rise

When first world countries are suffering from the era of global recession, most investors and investment banks have decided to put their money in emerging markets. Most of the emerging markets include technology, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Radio reporter, Jose Bernardo gunned down in Quezon City, 29th journalist killed during Noynoy reign

Yet another journalist has been killed in the Philippines, clearly one of the most dangerous places on earth to practice the profession. Image/NJUP Facebook page Reporter and broadcaster for DWBL radio station More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Dengue fever: In the East and in the West

The World Health Organization (WHO) says dengue fever is a fast emerging pandemic-prone viral disease in many parts of the world. Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany The incidence of dengue has increased More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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Philippines measles 2015: Cases and deaths way down compared to 2014

The measles outbreak in the Philippines made world headlines last year many times, especially for imported measles outbreak in Western countries like the US and Canada linked to travelers from the archipelago. Measles More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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Philippines: Ilocos Times columnist, Steve Barreiro, gunned down in front of daughter

A columnist for the Iloco Times in  Laoag City was shot several times Friday while out food shopping with his daughter, according to multiple media accounts. The Ilocos Norte Provincial Police say 52-year-old Steve More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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Egypt has worst traffic in the world, US comes in at #24, according to report

The north African country topped 58 other nations for the dubious honor of having the worst traffic in the world, according to the recently published Numbeo’s Traffic Index for Country 2015 Mid-Year report. Traffic More...


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