Domestic worker stabs boss for overworking him 

A domestic worker who said he lost his mind after being overworked took out his frustrations on his boss who he allegedly stabbed in the village of Ma-a in Talomo, Davao City on Tuesday. Suspect Jerry Lumabao Alosuran was a stay-in domestic worker for corner store owner Rodelyn Vergil Mallorca. He allegedly stabbed his boss ...

Guy stabs girlfriend then himself in Catanduanes home but survives

Guy stabs girlfriend then himself in Catanduanes home but survives

A man stabbed and killed his girlfriend who he was living with before hurting himself too inside their home in Bato town, Catanduanes province last night. However, he survived the...

Environmental group urges China to investigate Hong Kong waste dumped in Misamis Oriental

Environmental group urges China to investigate Hong Kong waste dumped in Misamis Oriental

Environmental group EcoWaste Coalition urged the Chinese government today to investigate the case of trash that was shipped from Hong Kong to Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental earlier...

38% of Filipinos say their lives improved in the last 12 months, many optimistic about future

38% of Filipinos say their lives improved in the last 12 months, many optimistic about future

Filipinos continue to be true to the happy-go-lucky personality they’re known for, as seen in a recent survey that shows how 38 percent of adult Filipinos believe that their...

‘Bikoy’ hospitalized due to high blood pressure

‘Bikoy’ hospitalized due to high blood pressure

Peter Joemel Advincula, the man who claims to be the “Bikoy” who appears in the viral video series Ang Totoong Narco List, was hospitalized today after his blood...

Woman found dead inside drainage canal in Northern Samar

Woman found dead inside drainage canal in Northern Samar

A woman has been found dead inside a drainage canal in Barangay (Village) Salhag, Rosario town in Northern Samar province. The victim was identified as 26-year-old Ellen Joy De...

Rally of defeated Taguig mayoral candidate causes gridlock traffic in C5, EDSA

Rally of defeated Taguig mayoral candidate causes gridlock traffic in C5, EDSA

Ten days after the midterm elections, thousands of supporters of defeated Taguig City mayoral candidate Arnel Cerafica flocked the streets to protest the results last night,...

Body of slain OFW Constancia Dayag arrives from Kuwait; employer faces murder charge

Body of slain OFW Constancia Dayag arrives from Kuwait; employer faces murder charge

The body of slain overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Ma. Constancia Layug Dayag arrived from Kuwait yesterday as authorities in the Philippines assured the public that they will...

PH gov’t will not protest HK’s decision to detain former Ombudsman Morales

PH gov’t will not protest HK’s decision to detain former Ombudsman Morales

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said today that the Philippine government will not protest against Hong Kong’s detainment of former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales....

Filipino Hachiko: Loyal dog sits by coffin of deceased caretaker 

Filipino Hachiko: Loyal dog sits by coffin of deceased caretaker 

Dogs really are man’s best friend. Facebook user Maria Kristina Paola Demafelix shared a now-viral post on Tuesday of a dog named Buboy who was taken to see the dead body of...


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