Reports claim that North Korean women are being used as sex slaves by the Chinese. The Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted an investigation and discovered that thousands of females from South Korea are being sold as partners and prostitutes to the male population of China. The group also learned that...
The newly signed law that prohibits abortion in Alabama prompted hundreds of citizens to protest in front of the state capitol on March 19 (US time). Demonstrators chanted and held up their placards to denounce the state’s legislative decision. The law punishes anyone who performs an abortion with life imprisonment....
On the day of the elections, President Rodrigo Duterte said that vote-buying is a common practice in the Philippines. After casting his vote in Barangay Matina, Davao City, the President talked to the media about the sanctionable activity of vote-buying. He attributed the prevalence of vote-buying incidents to thousands of impoverished...
Angkas is back in service. The ride-hailing company is now authorized to operate for a sixth-month trial test around Metro Manila and Cebu City starting June this year. Affecting almost 27,000 motorcycle vehicles, Angkas was suspended by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in November 2017 because it...
Sean James Borja raises the flag of the LGBT (lesbian, gays, bisexual, and transgender) community as he tops the 2018 Bar Exam. Borja finished his law degree as class valedictorian in Ateneo De Manila University in 2017 but admitted it was not an easy flight to the top. Borja was a...
In the hopes of improving its service and eliminating recurring issues, ride-hailing app Grab announced on April 29 (Monday) that it will be implementing new policies. The transport network company said it aims to address the unjust cancellation behavior of users, which Grab considers as the core problem, saying that...
In an interview with CNN Philippines’ The Source, Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez revealed that Cagayan is China’s new target for putting up businesses. During the recent Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China signed 19 business contracts with the Philippines amounting to $12.2 billion in...
Actor-turned-politician Richard Gomez was proclaimed city mayor on Wednesday, May 15, after getting a total of 77,977 votes in the 2019 midterm elections. The husband of Leyte 4th District Representative Lucy Marie Torres-Gomez defeated Engr. Eric “Beboy” Codilla, who garnered 29,981 votes, securing Richard a second term as local...
Ormoc Development Team (ODT) candidates are acing Ormoc City polls. The group led by actor-turned-politician Richard Gomez, Lucy Torres-Gomez and Toto Locsin, Jr. is on their way to comfortable wins for their respective races based on partial and unofficial results aggregated from Comelec data as of May 14, 2019,...
The incumbent representative of the 4th district of Leyte, Lucy Marie Torres-Gomez, is seeking her third and last term in the upcoming May 13 elections. The beautiful wife of Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez has been serving the district for quite some time already. However, despite the lady solon’s efforts...
The dreams of every Ormocanon – and even people from nearby municipalities – to have an Ormoc-Manila and Manila-Ormoc flights might come into a reality soon, following the inauguration of the renovated Ormoc City Airport on Thursday, May 9. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade, along with Civil Aviation...
During the CNN Philippines senatorial debate on April 27, Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano surmised that the Philippines might be under China’s “economic colonization.” With the country shackled to China by load agreements, Alejano claimed that it is a form of colonization through the use of an economic tool. According to...
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