DOJ lets Sister Patricia Fox keep missionary visa

By Edu Punay/The Philippine Star – She gets to stay in the Philippines after all… for now. Australian nun Patricia Fox, whose condemnation of human rights abuses had angered President Duterte and led to her day-long detention two months ago, may continue her missionary work in the country, based on Read more »

Jose Rizal manga to be released in time for his birthday

By Luchi de Guzman/CNN Philippines – A Japanese comic about the life of national hero Jose Rizal, can be read online for free on June 19. The publisher TORICO, CCC announced in a recent press release that the first few pages of the Jose Rizal manga will be released Read more »

Sister Fox fights to continue missionary work in Philippines, lawyer says

By Trishia Billones/ABS-CBN News – Australian nun Patricia Fox will fight for her stay in the Philippines to continue her missionary work, her lawyer said Monday, adding her possible deportation would set a “dangerous precedent.” The Department of Justice may decide as early as Monday on the 71-year-old Fox’s appeal Read more »

Pinoy U.S. green card holder arrested, set for deportation

By Don Tagala/ABS-CBN North America News Bureau – A Filipino green card holder was about to go to work on Monday morning when U.S. federal immigration agents detained him in his Highland Park, New Jersey home’s garage. Cloyd Edralin, 47, was then processed at a Newark Immigration and Customs Read more »

Sotto asks Inquirer to remove articles on Pepsi Paloma

By Aika Rey/ – Senate President Vicente Sotto III has asked online news site to take down articles tagging him in the controversial rape case of sexy actress Pepsi Paloma in 1982. In a letter dated May 29, 2018, Sotto wrote to Inquirer President Paolo Prieto asking them to Read more »

DFA to open 10,000 more passport appointment slots daily

via CNN Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs has more good news: It is opening 10,000 more passport appointment slots daily. DFA on Friday said it will open 10,000 online slots from Monday to Saturday, except holidays. 5,000 passport appointment slots will be opened at 12 p.m., then another Read more »