Articles By Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A pro-democracy protester argues with a pro-Beijing demonstrator (not pictured) as people block areas around the government headquarters building in Hong Kong, October 1, 2014. Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong early

From Politics & Policy 5:11 pm

Hong Kong Protest in Photos, Video Captures Magnitude of Action

China has been busy scouring the Web and deleting photos and comments concerning the Hong Kong protests.

Protesters from the activist group ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) rally against U.S. bombing in Syria in front of the White House in Washington, September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

From Politics & Policy 4:12 pm

Airstrikes Against ISIS Has Claimed Innocent Lives In Syria, Dubbed ‘Ineffective’ By Jihadi Fighters, US Military To Ask For More Spending Money

ISIS jihadi fighters were long prepared for the airstrikes of the U.S.-led coalition.

File photo of Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing at Pearson International Airport in Toronto

From Economy Sep 30

Air Canada Adds New Internatinal Routes in 2015: Also Extends Services in Other Destinations

Air Canada will start offering the Toronto-Amsterdam route beginning June on 2015.

A priest holds the communion as Pope Francis leads the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in fron

From Faith & Belief Sep 29

Pope Francis Mulls Lifting Holy Communion Ban on Divorcees, Feared to Split Catholic Church

Pope Francis is said to be opening discussions of the lifting of the ban of giving Holy Communion to Roman Catholic divorcees, much to the chagrin of the faith’s international bishops.

A gamer plays "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" on an Xbox One console during the Xbox Play Day 2014, before the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne August 12, 2014. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, is opened to th

From Politics & Policy Sep 29

Washington Think Tank Hires ‘Call Of Duty’ Creator To Help Aid Against Future US Terror Attacks

A video game creator has been tapped to help the U.S. government map strategies on how to combat future terror threats and attacks.

Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks during the opening session of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

From Politics & Policy Sep 26

Saudi Prince Receives Death Threats After Joining Airstrikes Against ISIS

Members of the radical ISIS have reportedly vowed to go after those who participated in Tuesday's airstrikes, among them was Prince Khaled bin Salman, son of Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Pope Francis leaves after leading the Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Fabio Fabene (not pictured) at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

From Economy Sep 26

Pope Francis Kicks Out Paraguay Bishop From Post For Sheltering Paedophile Priest

A Paraguay bishop accused of shielding a paedophile priest has been sacked by the Vatican.

Ex Oriente Lux CEO Thomas Geissler holds a gold bar after unveiling the first gold-plated ATM (automated teller machine) in Europe, at a Madrid's luxury hotel September 23, 2010. The machine, which features cutting-edge technology, dispenses 1g, 5g a

From Politics & Policy Sep 25

Gold-Dispensing ATM Launched in Singapore

Asia now has a gold-dispensing automated teller machine, and it is located in Singapore. The two ATMs are in Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa.

Workers conduct operations to construct an underground ice wall at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture July 9, 2014. The media were shown on Tuesday the site where Tepco is

From Politics & Policy Sep 25

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture Stricken by 5.0-M Earthquake

Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has been jolted by a pair of moderate earthquakes on Wednesday.

Canadian flags line the road around Parliament Hill during the National Day of Honour ceremony in Ottawa May 9, 2014. The event marks the end of Canada's military mission in Afghanistan. Reuters/Blair Gable

From Politics & Policy Sep 25

Canada’s National Anthem Found Sexist, Should be Updated – Liberal MP

A Liberal MP is pushing that the lyrics of Canada's national anthem badly needs updating because it is sexist.