Category Archives: Global Community

Bohol native in hot water in Florida for planning an attack on mosque

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol—The Florida Police have arrested a Boholano who is living in Florida, USA whom investigators say was plotting to attack a mosque. Bernandino  Gawala Bolatete, 69,  a Filipino immigrant to the

Imelda’s ex-secretary jailed over stolen paintings

NEW YORK — The former personal secretary of former first lady Imelda Marcos has began serving a two- to six-year prison term for stealing art works worth tens of millions of dollars

Filipinos warned against applying for overseas work in 7 websites

MANILA — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned Filipinos on Monday against applying for overseas work in seven websites and social media accounts, which are using its name without any authorization.

London restaurateur named ‘face of Filipina power ‘17’

LONDON — Local restaurateur Rowena Romulo, whose thriving Filipino heritage restaurant Romulo Café made it to Tatler Restaurant Guide 2018, was named this year’s face of the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN).   During the

Trump receives PH envoy’s credentials

MANILA — Philippine Ambassador Jose Manuel “Babe” Romualdez has presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at the White House as part of diplomatic protocol. The Philippine embassy in Washington posted

Prestigious award caps Filipino journalist’s US book tour

SAN FRANCISCO — Hardly had investigative journalist and blogger Raissa Robles recovered from her jet lag, after a month-long U.S. book tour, when she received the news that her publication Marcos Martial