Walmart manager opens fire on Virginia co-workers, killing 6 and himself

Reuters 11/24/2022

CHESAPEAKE, Va., – A manager at a Walmart Inc. store in Virginia opened fire on fellow employees in a break room, killing six before turning the gun on himself, eyewitnesses said on Wednesday after the country’s latest…

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…

Crisis of leaders, crisis of voters

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 11/17/2022

The United States has just gone through one of the most consequential midterm elections in its recent history. Filipinos are keenly interested in the elections in the so-called land of milk and honey, even if we are…

Hurricane Nicole weakens to tropical storm after making landfall in Florida

Reuters 11/10/2022

MIAMI, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Hurricane Nicole weakened into a tropical storm on Thursday shortly after making landfall on Florida’s east coast, barreling ashore with a brew of heavy downpours and fierce winds. Some 215,000 homes and…

South Korea scrambles jets after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes north of border

Reuters 11/04/2022

SEOUL — South Korea’s military said it scrambled fighter jets after detecting about 180 North Korean military flights north of the two countries’ border over four hours on Friday. The North Korean aircraft flew north of the so-called…

Bernaldez, Duno make weight for Saturday’s fights in Florida

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sanman Boxing Gym fighters, Mark “Machete” Bernaldez and Romero “Ruthless” Duno both passed the weigh-in to greenlight their respective bouts at the Avanti Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida, the United States on October…

One queen, many presidents: Elizabeth II’s ties with America

Agence France Presse 09/10/2022

She had scones with Dwight Eisenhower, went riding with Ronald Reagan and took tea with Donald Trump: Queen Elizabeth II saw 14 US presidents serve during her reign, and she crafted her “special relationship” with America in…

Journey of a conscience

Victor Carmelo O. Diola - @inquirerdotnet 05/11/2022

I was 13 when martial law was declared. I was in the car with the guys I played basketball with when someone said that we were under martial law. It was my first encounter with the ominous-sounding…

FIVB officials in Manila to inspect venues for VNL tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) officials conducted an ocular inspection of the venues of the Volleyball Nations League men’s and women’s tournaments in June in Manila. The Philippines’ hosting of the two major international…

US deploys 3,000 troops in Ukraine standoff

Inquirer.net 02/03/2022

WASHINstandoff in UkraineGTON — The United States on Wednesday deployed several thousand troops to bolster Nato forces in eastern Europe, as the leaders of France and Germany flagged trips to Moscow to address Western fears of an…

First known US Omicron case found in fully vaccinated overseas traveler

Reuters 12/02/2021

WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday identified its first known case of Omicron, discovered in a fully vaccinated patient who traveled to South Africa, as scientists continue to study the risks the new COVID variant could pose.…

Bernaldez, unbeaten foe make weight; fight on tomorrow

Glendale G. Rosal 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Machete” Bernaldez and his unbeaten American foe Andres Cortes passed Friday’s weigh-in for their eight-rounder bout tomorrow, Saturday at the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in the United States. Bernaldez, tipped the weighing…

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