Pinoy comics creators working on Immortal Wings sequel for international release

By Rick Olivares/abs-cbn.com – It is common today to find Filipino creators working on American comic books. But usually, they work on other people’s plots, scripts, and characters. There have been Filipino-Americans such as While Portacio (Wetworks and Stone) and Jonathan and Joshua Luna (Ultra, Girls, and The Sword, Read more »

Cayetano says Philippines plans to bid for 2030 Asian Games

By Camille B. Naredo/ABS-CBN News – Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday revealed that the Philippines intends to bid for hosting rights for the 2030 Asian Games, even as the country is still preparing for the Southeast Asian Games (SEA) next year. “Maybe you should be the first Read more »

LIST: 2019 holidays

via CNNPhilippines – Mark your calendars as Malacañang announced on Thursday the regular and special non-working holidays for 2019. President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Proclamation No. 555, declaring those 19 red-letter days next year. REGULAR HOLIDAYS January 1 (Tuesday) – New Year’s Day April 9 (Tuesday) – Araw ng Read more »

Chinese Boeing 737 crash-lands at Manila airport

By Benjamin Zhang/businessinsider.com – A Xiamen Airlines jet crashed while landing at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday evening. “On August 16, 2018, Xiamen Airlines Flight MF8667 from Xiamen to Manila experienced a runway excursion while landing at Manila Airport at 23:55 Beijing time,” Xiamen Airlines said in a Read more »

Filipino amnesty beneficiaries fly home with memories of UAE

By Janice Ponce de Leon/gulfnews.com – Filipina Sapia Salik said goodbye to the UAE, her home for 10 years, on Wednesday with no regrets after overstaying for nine years. Her homecoming is her surprise to her family and she can’t wait to start her business back home. With luggage in Read more »

Filipinos start shift to ‘patriotic shopping’ amid rise of global brands in PH

By Katrina Domingo/ABS-CBN News – Filipinos are starting to opt for brands that source their raw materials from local producers as consumers become more aware of indigenous products through online channels, a recent study showed. Of 252 respondents, 93 percent believe that buying from local companies is a patriotic act, Read more »

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