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February 15, 2018 11:06 PM No word yet on employers of PH maid murdered in Kuwait, says envoy

The remains of the Filipino maid murdered in Kuwait are arriving in Manila on Friday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. From Manila, the remains of Joanna Demafelis will be flown to Iloilo on Saturday, the DFA said. In a statement released through the DFA on Thursday, Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait, Rene Villa, said Kuwaiti authorities 4

February 15, 2018 10:42 AM Body of Pinay in Kuwait freezer arrives today

The remains of Filipina domestic worker Joanna Demafelis who was murdered and kept in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait is expected to arrive today, the Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday said. On Wednesday afternoon, Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Rene Villa went to Al-Sabah Hospital to view Demafelis’ remains as part of the Philippine 3

February 15, 2018 9:32 AM Deadly US high school shooting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, located one hour northwest of Miami. hearts reach out to the families of those who lost their lives in this horrible tragedy.” considered to be one of the worst school mass shooting incidents in US history. coordinating with members of the Filipino Community in Broward County where the incident took place 2

February 13, 2018 11:00 PM PH trade perks: Duterte tells EU to ‘go to hell’

A week before the European Parliament reviews the Philippines’ trade perks, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday scored the European Union (EU) for imposing “white, crazy values” on Filipinos, telling the EU it can “go to hell.” “These whites, they’re crazy,” Mr. Duterte said in a speech in Cebu City. “The problem here, this Europe now and these Americans 9

February 10, 2018 10:00 PM Joey Concepcion receives award in India

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Asean Business Advisory Council Philippines chair José Ma. “Joey” Concepcion III was conferred the Padma Shri award at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)-India Special Commemorative Summit held last month. Concepcion was in New Delhi, India, as part of the official delegation of President 3

February 9, 2018 11:17 PM Coast Guard eyes P1B worth of Russian arms, trucks

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is planning to purchase P1-billion worth of military trucks, machine guns and other armaments from Russia. PCG commandant Rear Adm. Elson Hermogino announced the agency’s plan on Friday following the courtesy call last Monday of Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev at the PCG. Hermogino said he discussed 5

February 8, 2018 11:30 PM Duterte sets Kuwait visit; another Pinay found dead

President Duterte will visit Kuwait “any day” soon to see for himself the situation of Filipinos working in the oil-rich kingdom, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Kuwait’s Ambassador to the Philippines Musaed Saleh Althwaikh may have formally invited the President to his country when they met at the Palace on Wednesday 4

February 7, 2018 4:56 AM WATCH: Hollywood actor James Marsden on what he loves about the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — James Marsden, who rose into stardom by playing Scott Summers or Cyclops in “X-Men” films, visited Manila on February 6 to mark International Scotch Day on February 8. During the event, Marsden has been proclaimed as #LoveScotch’s international celebrity ambassador. He, in turn, has proclaimed his love for the Philippines 13

February 7, 2018 4:09 AM WATCH: 'Cyclops' James Marsden celebrates International Scotch Day in Manila

MANILA, Philippines — James Marsden, who rose to stardom by playing Scott Summers or Cyclops in the “X-Men” films, visited Manila on February 6 to mark International Scotch Day on February 8. During the event, Marsden has been proclaimed as #LoveScotch’s international celebrity ambassador. “Scotch has always been one of my favorite drinks and I’m excited 17

February 6, 2018 11:01 AM SPOTTED: 'X-Men' and 'Westworld' star James Marsden in Manila

The actor, best known for his roles as Cyclops in the "X-Men" films and Teddy Flood in the hit HBO series "Westworld," is in the country to help promote an alcohol brand in an event scheduled tonight, Tuesday. The Instagram page of Manila House, a by-invitation-only city club, posted a photo welcoming Marsden. Nico Bolzico, the husband of actress Solenn 7