Duterte threatens to bury protesters violating lockdown measures

Over 2,300 COVID-19 cases and 96 deaths have been reported across the Philippines since the outbreak began, and the government has put most of the country under “community quarantine” – essentially a lockdown – to slow the spread of the infection. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to crack down on those who violate the … Continue reading Duterte threatens to bury protesters violating lockdown measures

Memorable pictures from 2018

  A resident throws water at his house on fire at a residential neighborhood of an informal settlement, in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines, June 4. REUTERS/Erik De Castro A man gets stuck under debris at a damaged site after an airstrike in the Saqba area, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, January 9. … Continue reading Memorable pictures from 2018

Freelancing: A new trend in the Asian job market

  Lawmakers in the Philippines recently passed the Telecommuniting Act which provides equal pay and benefits for workers who worked in the office or from home, making the option of freelancing even more attractive for the job market. With over one million freelancers — many of which were telecommuters, individual consultants or service providers — … Continue reading Freelancing: A new trend in the Asian job market

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte fears cancer will end his tenure

  Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said he has undergone tests to determine whether he has been struck by cancer and hinted that the potential illness could see an early end to his tenure in office. Image: Rodrigo Duterte Duterte confirmed that he went to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center on Wednesday (Oct 3) where the … Continue reading Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte fears cancer will end his tenure

Duterte – There’s a plot to assassinate me

  In a sharp criticism against the country’s military which had refused to arrest one of his most vocal critics without a warrant, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte claims he has evidence of a plot to assassinate him. Image: Rodrigo Duterte On Tuesday, Duterte told a state-owned television network that he possessed a recording provided by a … Continue reading Duterte – There’s a plot to assassinate me

Sukhoi Jets deployed by Indonesia against fleeing Militants

Indonesia has deployed Sukhoi fighters at a base in northern Borneo to beef up security in case Islamist militants who overran a town in the Philippines try to flee southwards, an air force colonel told the Antara news agency. The head of the air base in Tarakan, a town in the Indonesian province of North … Continue reading Sukhoi Jets deployed by Indonesia against fleeing Militants

Philippines Independence Day rocked by bomb blasts

In dishonor of Philippines' annual celebration of its Declaration of Independence which was proclaimed on 12 June, 1898, ISIS militants kept Rodrigo Duterte's soldiers fighting to save lives as the country mourns. While their fellow countrymen raised the nation's flag amid tears and sorrow, the Independence Day celebration was marked by a tearful ceremony. The … Continue reading Philippines Independence Day rocked by bomb blasts

Why Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte joked about raping Women

Rodrigo Duterte sure knows how to attract criticisms from supporters and haters alike, but his recent flop comes from a sickening rape joke. Duterte, a lawyer and politician who served seven terms as the mayor of Davao city in the Philippines, declared martial law in the southern part of his country earlier this week. He was … Continue reading Why Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte joked about raping Women

Beautiful Images you missed from this year’s MISS UNIVERSE 2016 event in the Philippines

Year 2017 started on a good note for President Rodrigo Duterte and Philippines, where the 65th Miss Universe pageant was held on 30 January, 2017. The global beauty contest, Miss Universe 2016, was scheduled to hold at the Mall of Asia Arena as approved by the country's Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazo Teo. However, the Philippine Arena … Continue reading Beautiful Images you missed from this year’s MISS UNIVERSE 2016 event in the Philippines

Philippines President withdraws Statement on breaking ties with America

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn the bold statements he made on breaking ties with the United States of America and consolidating a new political/economic alliance with the People's Republic of China. The president was on a four-day visit to Beijing. Image: President Rodrigo Duterte Duterte arrived Davao, Philippines, around midnight on Friday and was … Continue reading Philippines President withdraws Statement on breaking ties with America