The Filipino Abroad

Which countries enjoy visa-free entry to Philippines?

The Department of Foreign Affairs has listed 157 countries where its nationals can travel to…

Kin seeks cremation of OFW who died from MERS

The family of the Filipino paramedic who succumbed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome- Corona…

French NGO helped restore power in Guiuan

A French non-government organization called Electricians Without Borders (ESF) restored electricity in 65 barangays in…

Anti-trafficking provision sought in US-PH defense pact

The Blas F. Ople Policy Center urged for the inclusion of provisions against human trafficking…

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HK needs to set up statutory maritime body — study

A study recommends a new statutory maritime body be set up in Hong Kong to consolidate the efforts of the government and the industry to bring maritime services development to a new phase, the city's Maritime Industry Council said Wednesday.…

U.S. to skip China fleet review after Japan shunned

The United States is scrapping plans for a Navy ship to join a fleet review in China after key ally, Japan, was not invited, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in a move that came just ahead of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's trip to Japan and China.…

University offers classes on ways for Nevada farmers to extend growing season

With Nevada’s climate, more farmers are looking for ways to extend the growing season. The University of Nevada, Reno’s High Desert Farming Initiative is offering a two-day course for Nevada’s agricultural producers, “The Business of Season Extension Farming,” to provide information on field-tested methods for extending the growing season, as well information on reducing risk,…

Overall wage arrears in Ukraine reach US$ 70-M

Overall wage arrears in Ukraine as of the end of March were 909.46 million hryvnias (about US$ 70 million), the Ukrainskaya Pravda internet publication said on Tuesday.…

PHL BI INTERCEPTS FAKE AGENT

Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents have arrested a fake agent posing as a BI officer and offering “escort” services to prospective overseas employment workers (OFWs) who use tourist visas.…

Entertainment

Pharrell Williams cries while watching ‘Happy’ video

Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams was brought to tears after watching a video of people around the world dancing to his hit "Happy," which included a clip from the Philippines.…

What’s airing on ABS-CBN this Holy Week

ABS-CBN has released the schedule of its special Holy Week programming, which will start on…

Xian mum on ‘single, ready to mingle’ remark

Xian Lim continues to evade questions regarding his recent "single and ready to mingle" remark…

Deniece Cornejo posts bail for grave coercion charge

Model Deniece Cornejo on Wednesday posted bail for the grave coercion crime filed against her…

Sports

Is Pacquiao going to play in the PBA?

We all know Pacquiao the boxer, Pacquiao the congressman and Pacquiao the preacher.…

Freeman arrives to save Ginebra’s struggling PBA bid

Former two-time PBA Best Import Gabe Freeman is now in the country to save Barangay…

Djokovic strolls into Monte Carlo third round

Novak Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo Masters title defense with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of…

Small-scale World Cup protests continue in Brazil

Several hundred people marched through Brazil's biggest city on Tuesday in a peaceful protest that was the latest in a series of small demonstrations against the upcoming World Cup.…

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