DFA uses ‘Daniela’ meme to help lighten up tension for Filipinos in Libya

07/13/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli decided to inject humor and fun in reaching out to Filipinos about its repatriation efforts in conflict-stricken Libya by incorporating a widely popular meme that is centered around a…

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions

07/13/2019

SHENZHEN, China — The chairman of Huawei said the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump’s promise to allow U.S. companies to sell some components to the company and called on…

Duterte mocks ‘ice-eating’ Iceland over UN council vote

Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/13/2019

  MANILA—President Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a UN resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country’s…

Goat goes viral on Facebook for being ‘too handsome’

07/13/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Most of the time, animals go viral after doing something extraordinary but not for this goat from Perak Malaysia whose photos effortlessly went viral on Facebook on July 6, just because he’s just “too…

Rescue dog saves couple from burning house

07/06/2019

A dog was able to prevent a fire from harming his owners by waking them up before things could take turn for the worse. A house in Texas, USA, caught fire last June 26 while Bryan DuBose…

Minimal impact seen from US-China trade row

07/02/2019

The Department of Finance said that the US-China trade war had not made it “easy” for the Philippines, but expressed confidence that the country could withstand the impact. said during the question-and-answer portion of the Pre-State of…

Man lies and claims he got robbed to postpone own wedding, gets arrested

06/30/2019

A man was arrested for filing a false police report in an attempt to postpone his own wedding. The unnamed 39-year-old claimed that he had been robbed by two men on a motorcycle on Tuesday, June 25,…

Father-daughter border drowning highlights migrants’ perils

Associated Press 06/26/2019

MEXICO CITY — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl’s head tucked inside. Her…

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute

06/26/2019

TORONTO – China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on…

Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

06/25/2019

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting…

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