Lawyer disbarred after involvement in fake marriage annulment

By: Jean Mangaluz - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ 11/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A lawyer and former Integrated Bar of the Philippines officer has been disbarred by the Supreme Court (SC) after his involvement with faking a marriage annulment. “The Supreme Court has disbarred a former officer…

Ukrainians suffer in cold, darkness as president implores UN to punish Russia

Reuters 11/24/2022

WASHINGTON/KYIV — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the United Nations Security Council to act against Russia over air strikes on civilian infrastructure that again plunged Ukrainian cities into darkness and cold as winter sets in. Russia unleashed…

Blasts heard in Pag-asa Island after PH, China sea encounter

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 11/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines—A series of blasts was heard by residents of Philippine-occupied Pag-asa (Thitu) Island in the West Philippine Sea on Sunday (Nov. 20), strong enough to jolt the ground as it rippled into the island. A report…

US VP Kamala Harris arrives in Manila for economic, security meetings

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 11/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — United States Vice President Kamala Harris has arrived in Manila for a series of engagements, including meetings with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on the economic and security ties between the two countries and a…

Kim oversees North Korean ICBM launch with daughter in tow

Agence France Presse 11/19/2022

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a test of Pyongyang’s newest intercontinental ballistic missile with his daughter in tow for the first time, state media reported Saturday. Declaring he would meet perceived US nuclear…

CA junks Vhong Navarro’s petition to reverse dismissal of coercion case vs Fernandez

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 11/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Actor Vhong Navarro’s petition challenging the dismissal of grave coercion charges against one of the respondents in a complaint connected to his rape case has been turned down by the Court of Appeals (CA).…

Iranian exile who inspired the movie ‘The Terminal’ dies at French airport

Agence France Presse 11/13/2022

BOBIGNY, France — An Iranian who got stuck for 18 years in a Paris airport, inspiring a Steven Spielberg movie starring Tom Hanks died on Saturday at the terminal, an airport official said. Mehran Karimi Nasseri died…

Two WWII planes collide at Dallas air show: US agency

Agence France Presse 11/13/2022

  HOUSTON, United States — Two World War II-era airplanes collided Saturday at an air show in Dallas, US aviation authorities confirmed. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the two craft, a Boeing B-17 Flying…

Ukrainian troops met with joy in Kherson as Russia abandons biggest prize

Reuters 11/12/2022

BLAHODATNE, Ukraine – Jubilant residents welcomed Ukrainian troops arriving in the centre of Kherson on Friday after Russia abandoned the only regional capital it had captured since its invasion in February. “Today is a historic day. We are getting…

Bantag surfaces and points finger at convicted drug lord

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 11/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Beleaguered suspended Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag surfaced Friday, but not without dropping bombshells. Bantag showed up on television days after murder complaints were filed against him and others over the…

Bong Go slams violence in basketball: ‘Dapat bugbugin din ‘yung John Amores’

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 11/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Student athlete John Amores should also be beaten up after he threw punches against other basketball players, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said. During the Senate plenary session which ran until early Friday, Senate Majority…

Twitter chaos deepens as key executives quit

Agence France Presse 11/11/2022

SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter descended ever deeper into chaos on Thursday as key security executives resigned from the platform, drawing a sharp warning from US regulators. The walkouts came a day…

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