Publishing giant Pearson apologizes for offensive material in nursing textbook

Publishing giant Pearson has apologized for material in a nursing textbook which has been criticized as culturally and racially offensive. The objectionable section in the textbook was brought to the attention of the publisher by an uproar on social media this week. The Pearson Education book, “Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning,” contains a page ...

6 cops in Olongapo City accused of raping drug suspect

6 cops in Olongapo City accused of raping drug suspect

A female inmate came forward on Wednesday to complain about an alleged rape that happened inside the Olongapo Police Station 5 last June 29. According to local news site Rappler,...

Women in Manila have good economic opportunities, but need better access to healthcare: survey

Women in Manila have good economic opportunities, but need better access to healthcare: survey

After being ranked the 6th least safe city by a survey released this week, Manila residents may be surprised to find out that it is actually one of the safest cities for women....

PH military confirms Malaysian IS leader killed in Marawi

PH military confirms Malaysian IS leader killed in Marawi

The Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla Jr. confirmed late last night that Malaysian Islamic State (IS) terrorist Mahmud Ahmad is dead....

New labor department order requires standing breaks for workers in sedentary jobs

New labor department order requires standing breaks for workers in sedentary jobs

Sitting in an airconditioned room the whole day may sound like an ideal working condition to some but it turns out that this kind of environment has its own problems including...

Manila’s NAIA is out of the world’s worst airports list

Manila’s NAIA is out of the world’s worst airports list

Congratulations, Manila. Your Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is no longer one of the worst airports in the world. On Sunday, the website Sleeping in Airports published...

Fraternity’s Facebook chat group shows attempted cover up of hazing death: Manila police

Fraternity’s Facebook chat group shows attempted cover up of hazing death: Manila police

Police are eyeing possible obstruction of justice charges against Aegis Jvris fraternity members who allegedly discussed how to cover up the hazing death of law freshman Horacio...

Malaysian successor of Islamic State group ’emir’ in Southeast Asia ‘may have been killed’ in Marawi: Military

Malaysian successor of Islamic State group ’emir’ in Southeast Asia ‘may have been killed’ in Marawi: Military

The Philippine military is checking reports stating that Malaysian terrorist Dr. Mahmud Ahmad may have been killed after security forces attacked terrorist hideouts in Marawi City...

Slain IS leaders Hapilon, Maute tried to abandon own men in Marawi escape attempt

Slain IS leaders Hapilon, Maute tried to abandon own men in Marawi escape attempt

Slain Islamic State-linked terror leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute were ready to abandon their own men during an escape attempt in war-torn Marawi City before they were...

Manila is 6th most dangerous city in the world: study

Manila is 6th most dangerous city in the world: study

If the extrajudicial killings and constant transportation woes aren’t enough indications, a list that ranks safety in cities around the world has made it official: Manila...


 

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