Filipina verbally assaulted in New York – official

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A 51-year-old Filipina was verbally assaulted and harassed by a homeless woman in Queens, New York City, a Philippine consul general said Friday. In a Twitter post, Consul General in New York Elmer Cato…

Filipina international model Kelsey Merritt climbs coconut tree in El Nido

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 06/16/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Filipino-American international model Kelsey Merritt proved that she is not only good at catwalks but also at climbing trees. The 25-year-old Victoria’s Secret model shared a video of her climbing a coconut tree in…

Video of Filipina mom praying for family’s safety in Ukraine goes viral

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 03/04/2022

CEBU, Philippines — An emotional video of a Filipina mother in Ukraine praying for her family’s safety amid Russia’s invasion went viral on the internet. In the video, Rhea Rhose Ramos Taibova can be seen watching her…

BREAKING: Filipina domestic worker in Dubai dead from coronavirus – Bello

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 02/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines – A female household worker who recently died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has tested positive for coronavirus, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III confirmed Thursday. According to Bello, a previous report on the still-unidentified overseas…

Filipina brings home Asean science prize

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/20/2018

A Filipina scientist has bagged this year’s Asean-US Science Prize for Women, which focuses on precision agriculture. Dr. Gay Jane Perez, 37, bested seven other female scientists from other Southeast Asian countries and received $20,000 in cash…

Filipina pleaded guilty for trafficking minors

Ador Vincent Mayol 06/06/2018

  A Filipina woman, who created and sold sexual abuse images of children online to Australians, Americans, and Germans, was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking minors for online sexual…

Cebu court convicts Australian, Filipina for cybersex operation

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/20/2018

An Australian national was meted two life terms and another 20 years in prison for operating a cybersex den and exploiting minors in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City in 2013. Drew Frederick Shobbrook was found guilty by the…

Ilene de Vera competes tonight for Miss Asia Pacific International 2017

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/28/2017

THIS MONTH of pageants ends today as another Filipina vies for another international title. Cebuana beauty queen Ilene Astrid De Vera, who won Mutya ng Pilipinas 2017, is representing the country for the Miss Asia Pacific International…

Laura Lehmann all set to win Miss World crown

Mich Padayhag 10/21/2017

WILL TV host Laura Lehmann bring home the second Miss World 2017 crown for the Philippines? Lehmann officially left the country last October 20 for the Miss World 2017 pageant in Sinya, China, set on November 18,…

Filipina injured in Barcelona attack

Inquirer.net 08/19/2017

A Filipina from Australia was seriously injured and got separated from her son in a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Saturday. The seven-year-old boy got separated from his mother…

Filipina guilty of abandoning her dead baby in HK

Inquirer.net 05/05/2017

An overseas Filipino worker pleaded guilty of unlawfully abandoning her dead newborn son in Hong Kong. Last March 21, 37-year-old domestic helper Aileen Ongcoy Grado secretly gave birth to her son inside her employer’s home. But after…

YEAR OF JOY

Glendale G. Rosal 12/30/2016

Tabal in Olympics, IronMan Asia-Pacific C’ships in Cebu highlight endurance sports in 2016 The past year was one for the record books for Cebu in terms of endurance sport. Topping the list of historic moments was Mary…

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