Tag archive for ‘Manila’
By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Pastor, Rolando Abejo in Southern Philippines Fears for Safety Over Red tagging

(International Christian Concern) –After posters and flyers were distributed last week branding him as a communist rebel, a pastor in southern Philippines has voiced concern over his safety. Father Rolando Abejo More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 1st, 2019

Boston: ICE busts Manila human trafficking ring linked, 9 minors rescued, including a one-year-old

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Manila special agents, the HSI Manila Transnational Criminal Investigative Unit (TCIU), and HSI Boston coordinated a real-time More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drops profane attack on Catholic bishops during homophobic rant

(International Christian Concern) –President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be quite upset about the Catholic Church, as yesterday he renews his attacks on the church that has criticized him over his bloody war on drugs More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

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 Guest Author On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

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 Guest Author On Thursday, November 19th, 2015

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 Adam Lee On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Tips to prepare for retirement in Asia

An increasing number of retirees are choosing Southeast Asia as their destination of choice. The likes of Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand are emerging as popular spots for those that want their retirement period More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

This Day in History: 70 years ago US soldiers liberated Manila

What is commonly known as the Battle of Manila, the liberation of Manila during the Second World War occurred on this day in 1945. General Douglas MacArthur declared victory ending almost three years of Japanese More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Philippines: Typhoon Glenda kills at least 10, heads out into South China Sea

Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda) churned across the Philippines Wednesday killing at least 10 people and causing the evacuation of nearly a half million residents of the country of 7,000 islands. As of 5:00 p.m., July More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Typhoon Glenda hits the Philippines, 150,000 people evacuated

Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda) hit the Philippine archipelago late Tuesday night making landfall in Albay province packing sustained winds of 130 kilometers (80 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 160 kph (99 mph).  The Philippine Atmospheric, More...

By Robert On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Philippines: Typhoon Rammasun to hit archipelago Tuesday

Eight months after being pummeled by Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines braces to be hit by yet another typhoon Tuesday. Tropical Storm Rammasun (Glenda) churning in the western Pacific Ocean is forecast to More...

By Robert On Monday, June 30th, 2014

DLS-Saint Benilde sophomore, Guillo Cesar Servando, dies in hazing incident: Student government to spearhead anti-hazing campaign

One college sophomore has died and three others were hospitalized this weekend after a fraternity hazing incident on a Taft Avenue condo in Malate, Manila. The victims from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Dancing in the Philippines: Now it’s the Bureau of Immigration

Over the past several years we’ve seen a lot of dancing in the Philippines, more specifically from businesses, prisons and government agencies. You may recall the dancing inmates at a Cebu prison groovin’ More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

US State Department updates travel warning for the Philippines

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to the Philippines, in particular to the Sulu Archipelago, the island of Mindanao, and in the southern Sulu Sea area. This Travel Warning replaces More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Update on Philippines measles situation

In a follow up to a report last month, the number of cases of measles reported in the Philippines has jumped to 21,336 confirmed and suspected cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 20, 2014, according to the latest World Health More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Philippines DOH still looking for 174 Etihad Airlines passengers, issue health alert for int’l travelers

Health officials in Manila have published a list of passengers today that arrived to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport last Tuesday on Etihad Airlines flight EY0424 that have yet to coordinate with the Department More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Filipino nurse tests negative for MERS coronavirus: RITM

In a follow up to a report last week concerning a Filipino nurse working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was exposed to an overseas worker who died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Philippines reports 15,000 dengue cases in first three months

The number of dengue fever cases reported during the first quarter of 2014 has topped 15,000; however, although this is a large number, this is less than half the number of cases reported on the archipelago the More...



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