Monthly Archives: December 2015

‘Hoverboard priest’ loses Biñan parish

MANILA – The priest caught on video riding a hoverboard while celebrating Christmas Eve mass has apologized to the faithful, but the Diocese of San Pablo in Laguna removed him from the

China-Japan tensions up

TOKYO –Tensions are rising in the East China Sea after China deployed an armed, former navy frigate for the first time to challenge Japan’s control of contested islands in what may be

Airstrikes have killed 10 Islamic State leaders – US

WASHINGTON – The United States and coalition airstrikes killed 10 Islamic State leaders over the past month, including several linked to the Paris attacks or other plots against the West, a U.S.

US shifts from détente to deterrence in South China Sea

By Andrew Lam New America Media SAN FRANCISCO – In geopolitics, when détente fails, it’s time for deterrence, and nowhere more so than in the South China Sea. China’s expansionist designs on

PH joins China-led int’l bank

MANILA — Despite a territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines announced on Wednesday that it would become a founding member of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Retired FilAm cop shot dead in Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO – A Filipino American retired police officer from Bakersfield, California, was shot to death outside a casino in Chandler, Arizona, on Christmas Eve. Frank Pascua, 52, was shot three times