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Gretchen Ho loses bag to thief in London, receives help from kind Filipinos

Image: Instagram/@gretchenho Television host and woman-in-action Gretchen Ho flew to London in end-July for the Prudential RideLondon Classique. Ho was there to support Filipino-American Coryn Rivera, one of the many Filipino riders who participated in the annual cycling festival. Ho, while ...

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Activist-journalist Jon Melegrito wins AARP AAPI Hero award

Jon Melegrito is a 2018 AARP Asian American & Pacific Islander hero. AALDEF PHOTO KENSINGTON, Maryland—Filipino American activist and journalist Jon Melegrito, a tireless advocate for Filipino World War II veterans, won the 2018 AARP AAPI Hero Award in the ...

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LOOK: Arci Muñoz shows off latest ‘Sailor Moon’ collectibles

Image: Instagram/@ramonathornes Arci Muñoz happily flaunted her recently acquired “Sailor Moon” collectibles from a Hong Kong trip. The actress updated her Instagram Stories with a short clip featuring a quick view of her latest acquisitions on Monday, Aug. 20. She ...

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Duterte urges Muslim Filipinos to embody courage, conviction

President Rodrigo Duterte urged Muslim Filipinos to embody “courage and conviction” as the Philippines faces challenges in pursuit of meaningful transformation. “This sacred feast serves as a reminder of the fulfillment that is found in sacrifice. Ibrahim’s faithfulness taught us ...

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DPWH: Nat’l historical body must decide on bridge repairs

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Monday passed the blame to the country’s national cultural agencies for the destruction of presumed important cultural properties (ICP) in its conduct of road and bridge improvement works in the provinces ...

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In Nigeria, thousands celebrate Osun, goddess of fertility and water

Members of the ancient Yoruba ethnic group offer sacrifices and prayers to Osun, the great Yoruba goddess of fertility and water. Image: AFP/Stefan Heunis “I’m dressed like a river,” says priestess Osundele Okugbesan as she shows off her flowing white ...

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Ronaldo arrives as Serie A returns in FIFA19 video game

Juventus’ Portuguese forward, Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after missing a shot during the Italian Serie A football match AC Chievo vs Juventus at the Marcantonio-Bentegodi stadium in Verona on August 18, 2018. AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival in ...

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Albayalde on arrest of lawyers: No one is above the law

PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde. INQUIRER FILE / JAM STA ROSA Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said the police would not spare anyone who violates the law after a Commission on Human Rights (CHR) official decried the arrest of three ...

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Legarda hopes BOL gives more meaning to Eid’l Adha celebration

Senator Loren Legarda on Monday said she is hopeful that the celebration of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice will be more meaningful for Filipino Muslims now that the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) has been signed into law. “With the ...

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Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy

Men walk on March 12, 2017, at main landfill of Addis Ababa on the outskirts of the city after a landslide left at least 30 people dead. AFP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts ...

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