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Monthly Archives: May 2019

By Corina Oliquino i Contributing Editor MANILA - Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chair Richard Gordon announced last April 27 an investigation into the existence of an organization allegedly bringing foreign doctors to practice illegally in the country. According to ABS-CBN News, Gordon said he received reports Pakistani and Nepalese doctors allegedly serving as medical consultants in several government hospitals in rural areas. “I am concerned because they are allowed...

By Macon Araneta i FilAm Star Correspondent Two Filipino women employed as household service workers in Cyprus, earlier reported as missing,  have been found dead in a gruesome serial killing case, according to the ACTS-OFW party-list group. ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III said the bodies of Mary Rose Tiburcio, 38, and Arian Palanas Lozano, 28, were both found in an abandoned mine some 20 miles from Nicosia, the capital of the island-country of Cyprus. “Their bodies...

By Beting Laygo Dolor i Contributing Editor Philippine authorities were still estimating the damage to infrastructure in the wake of the daily earthquakes that rocked the country throughout last week. While the strongest temblor was recorded at magnitude 6.5 in the Visayas, it was the magnitude 6.1 quake in the main island of Luzon that caused the most damage. Specifically, a four-storey building in Pampanga province that housed the Chuzon supermarket on the ground f...

By Daniel Llanto i FilAm Star Correspondent Malacañang vehemently denounced the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in the U.S. for passing a resolution expressing support for detained Sen. Leila de Lima and journalist Maria Ressa as well as condemning President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs, the same subject of a resolution signed by five U.S. senators just recently. Presidential spokesman and chief legal counsel Salvador Panelo described last Saturday the latest attac...

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