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DFA checking for any Pinoy victims in Denmark train crash

The Philippine Embassy in Denmark is still checking with Danish authorities if any of the 12,000 members of the Filipino community in that country are among the victims of the train accident that happened on Wednesday. “Ambassador to Denmark Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia reported to the Home Office that Philippine Honorary Consul General Poul Krogh is checking […]

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No Pinoys hurt in Japan car attack

No Filipinos were among the nine people injured when a 21-year-old driver drove his mini car into a busy shopping street in Tokyo, Japan on New Year’s Day, the Department of Foreign Affairs said yesterday. The incident happened on Takeshita St., one of Tokyo’s fashion districts located in Harajuku. Four individuals are reportedly in serious […]

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Trump blames Dems for migrant kids’ death

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed opposition Democrats for the death of two immigrant children in US custody, comments set to heighten tensions as the second week of a government shutdown began over his demands for a wall on the US-Mexico border. “Any deaths of children or others at the Border […]

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The Tourism Bureau Taiwan has held a series of events  to promote  hot springs, delicacies, and culture in Taiwan. Taiwan Tourism Bureau KL Manager Kuan Chia Ling said they held a contest this year to select the Top 10 hot springs in Taiwan, which were Guanziling Hot Spring,  Xinbeitou   Hot  Spring,  Jiaoxi   Hot   Spring,  Jhihben   Hot Spring, Kukuan Hot Spring, […]

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Brazilian prosecutors charge healer ‘John of God’ with rape, sexual assault

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Prosecutors on Thursday charged a disgraced Brazilian faith healer with rape and sexual assault, following his arrest after allegations from hundreds of women who said he had sexually abused them while seeking spiritual guidance or psychic healing from him. João Teixeira de Faria, known as “John of God,” was arrested earlier this […]

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Lawyer: Ex-Cardinal repeatedly touched youth during confession

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s sexual abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has expanded significantly after a man testified that the retired American archbishop sexually abused him for years starting when he was 11, including during confession. James Grein testified Thursday in New York before the judicial vicar for the New York City archdiocese, […]

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