PBA D-League finals now tied as CEU dominates Ateneo
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Developmental League (D-League) best-of-five finals series is now even at 1-1 as Centro Escolar University (CEU) ...
Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste
BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smartphone to check near...
Duterte honors soldiers killed, hurt in bloody Samar clash
TACLOBAN CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night led the awarding of the Order of Lapu-Lapu to 14 soldiers killed and wounded in a clash wi...
Ensuring fairness for newcomers
Bill 11, the Fair Registration Practices Act, will help newcomers get their credentials recognized, so they can quickly get to work in their fields to help g...
Saskatchewan to continue using ‘birth alerts’ despite cal...
REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says it will continue to track or seize at-risk babies despite a call to stop from the inquiry into missing and mu...
Trudeau promises to legislate implementation of UNDRIP if...
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government will introduce legislation to ensure federal laws are harmoniz...
Canadian astronaut Saint Jacques set to return after ‘int...
LONGUEUIL, Que. — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth in less than a week as his mission aboard the International Space St...
China’s Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un
BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong U...
Trans Mountain CEO says shovels could be in ground on pip...
CALGARY — The CEO of the Crown corporation building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion says shovels could be in the ground by September following ca...
Canada resettled more refugees than any other country in ...
OTTAWA — As the number of displaced people worldwide reaches modern highs, new figures show Canada resettled more refugees last year than any other cou...
Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senators
Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with ...
Acts of kindness emerge at chaotic Raptors rally derailed...
TORONTO — When gunshots sparked panic and chaos at a massive outdoor celebration for Toronto’s NBA champions this week, some fans caught in the s...
Sudan’s army calls for unconditional talks with protesters
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s military council said talks on the transition of power should resume without preconditions, signalling a continued standoff w...
‘Joints will be separated’: Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, retold
GENEVA — The gathering on the second floor of the Saudi consulate featured an unlikely collection: a forensic doctor, intelligence and security officers, age...
Colonial genocide is a composite act: A human rights anal...
Canada is currently embroiled in a debate about whether the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls should have used the word “...
Alaska teens charged in ‘murder for millions’ slaying
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska teens hoping to cash in on a $9 million offer from a Midwest millionaire brutally killed a developmentally disabled woman on a pop...
How the Trans Mountain green light could benefit First Na...
The Canadian government has announced it’s going to restart the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. There are several Indigenous groups hoping t...
Good dog! Florida K-9 unit ready for busy hurricane season
MIAMI — Florida’s four-legged rescue workers are preparing for another potentially busy hurricane season. Miami-Dade firefighters held a demonstration ...
Duterte urges NPA to ‘choose a better fight in life’
MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday night urged communist rebels to “choose a better fight in life”, assuring that the government will p...
CHED welcomes new commissioner
MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Wednesday welcomed its new commissioner. In a statement, the CHED said President Rodrigo R. Duter...
‘Thank you for everything:’ Jon Lucas bids farewell to AB...
Actor Jon Lucas has bid goodbye to ABS-CBN and its talent arm, Star Magic. The 23-year-old actor announced this through an Instagram post on Wednesday, June ...
Imprudent to invoke defense pact with US now: Palace
MANILA — Malacañang on Wednesday said invoking the mutual defense treaty (MDT) with the United States on the Reed Bank incident may be an irresponsible...
2 Filipinos killed, 3 others hurt in New Zealand train-ca...
MANILA— Two Filipinos were killed while three others were injured following a train and car accident in New Zealand, the Department of Foreign Affairs ...
Palace to 22 fishermen: ‘We will not abandon you’
MANILA — Malacañang assured the 22 fishermen whose boat was allegedly rammed and abandoned by a Chinese vessel off the Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the We...
DA, ‘Recto Bank 22’ denounce ‘act of abandonment’ by Chin...
SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol, together with the 22 rescued fishermen who called themselves the “Recto Bank 22...
PRRD names ex-DSWD acting head as DAR undersecretary
MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte appointed former Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Acting Secretary Virginia Orogo as undersecr...
Neophyte solons meet; No PRRD endorsement for Speaker yet
MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte did not make any endorsement for Speaker during Tuesday night’s gathering of neophyte House members at Malacañang, s...
Tolentino calls for POC elections after Vargas resignation
After the resignation of Ricky Vargas as President of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) last Tuesday, June 18, chairman Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino calls...
Recent Updates at USCIS
1. Process to Abandon Lawful Permanent Residence (Green Card) streamlined - Instead of requiring an in-person appointment at the U.S. consulate or U.S. embas...
Canada’s PNPs offer antidote to Quebec immigration reforms
The recent passage of controversial immigration reforms in Quebec stand in stark contrast to news from Canada’s other provinces, which are slated to we...
Canada’s PNPs offer alternative to Quebec immigration ref...
The recent passage of controversial immigration reforms in Quebec stand in stark contrast to news from Canada’s other provinces, which are slated to we...
E-1/E-2 Treaty Visas Option For New Zealanders
The U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, Scott P. Brown, has announced that eligible New Zealand nationals may apply for E-1/E-2 Treaty Investor Visas: “We’ve lis...
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Lorenzana says Recto Bank incident ‘just an accident’
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday, June 19, now thinks that the incident in the West Philippine Sea where a Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 f...
Pair of Aces
Singing aces Jona and Darren Espanto will be in Toronto for the Pair of Aces along with guests Chad Kinis and Alyssa Grace, and many more! When: October 19, ...
Facebook’s currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours ...
As Hong Kong protests quiet down, what’s next?
HONG KONG — All but a handful of protesters in Hong Kong have gone home, but the crisis that brought hundreds of thousands into the streets to oppose an extr...
POC Chief Ricky Vargas resigns from position
The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will be no longer headed by Ricky Vargas as the president announced his resignation from the position last Tuesday, Ju...
Pacquiao returns to LA to begin prep against Thurman
Forty-year-old eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao gets ready to defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title by flying to Los Ange...
Pinoys in Japan told to remain vigilant after 6.7 quake
MANILA — Filipinos in Japan are urged to closely monitor announcements and instructions from local authorities after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted ...
PH, Japan sign $202-M loan accord for Mindanao road project
NEW CLARK CITY — Philippine and Japanese officials signed here Tuesday (June 18) an agreement providing the Philippines with USD202.04-million loan fro...
Asian markets mixed ahead of central banks’ rate decisions
SINGAPORE — Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday as caution set in ahead of interest rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks. Japan&...
Edmonton Filipino Fiesta Celebrates Four Years and Growin...
Edmonton, AB – The Filipino Drives Edmonton Filipino Fiesta 2019 will be held this upcoming weekend at Borden Park. “Our goal with the Fiesta is to bri...
Millennial Money: 5 money tactics for military deployments
While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became passion...
PRRD signs law requiring clean restrooms in transport hubs
MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law requiring clean restrooms, lactation stations, and free internet in all transport terminals, statio...
Subscribers may keep mobile phone numbers starting July 2
MANILA — Mobile phone subscribers may now keep their numbers even after they changed their network providers starting July 2, according to the National...
Don’t link RRR cuts to TDF bids: BSP chief
MANILA — Increase in domestic liquidity as a result of the cut in banks’ reserve requirement ratio (RRR) should not be the gauge for tenders in the Ban...
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