‘One Malaysia,’ an economic model for a diverse nation

Malaysia is only country in Southeast Asia that produces its own cars (Note: The author who became a full-fledged journalist right after college is a witness and at the same a victim of Philippines’ corrupt society, whose worsening economic conditions back then forced him to...

Google set to launch 32GB tablet

(Relaxnews) – It’s official: Google is set to launch a 32GB version of its best-selling Nexus 7 tablet and it could go on sale as early as October 24. The new tablet will offer users much-needed extra capacity and will help Google maintain its position in the 7-inch...

It’s More Fun in the Philippines Official Video

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched its newest FUN campaign video. The video was first released at the gala night of the 35th Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Mart at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Tuesday, September 25, 2012. View the Touri...

Tomatoes can lower stroke risk: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Eating tomatoes can dramatically reduce the risk of having a stroke, according to a new study out Monday that provided more support for diets rich in fruits and vegetables. The key factor appears to be the powerful antioxident lycopene, according to the...

De Lima Eyes High-Level Interagency Task Force on EJKs

  Justice Secretary Leila De Lima assures United States Rep. Tom Marino (R, Pennsylvania), that the Philippine Government is taking concrete steps to improve its human rights record during a courtesy call at Capitol Hill on Friday. Secretary De Lima is in Washington D.C. to...

‘Busong’ Wins Grand Prize at National Geographic Filmfest

WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Busong,” a critically-acclaimed Filipino independent film on the vanishing Palawan tribe in the Philippines, won the grand prize in the National Geographic Society’s All Roads Film Festival here. The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. said “Busong” (“Palawan...

Taiwanese, Filipinos drown in Boracay

MANILA, Oct 3, 2012 (AFP) – Three Taiwanese and two Filipinos drowned in separate accidents at the Philippines’ popular island resort of Boracay on Wednesday, a local official said. The two Filipinos perished at the beach while the three Taiwanese died in a boat mishap, said town...