Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
In response to criticisms that she is not qualified to become a lawmaker, Senator-elect Nancy Binay said on Thursday that she will enroll in a crash course for new legislators.
Rather than lose her cool over how many Filipinos made fun of her dark skin, Senator-elect Nancy Binay thanked people who engaged in black humour as she cemented her hold on the no 5 position.
Dairy Australia said on Thursday that there would likely be a 10 to 15 per cent increase in milk prices in 2013. The announcement spells good news for Australian farmers, but represents bad news for consumers.
Pope Francis ordered ousted Scottish Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien to leave the country and spend the time in prayer and penance. The cardinal was asked to step down by then Pope Benedict XVI in one of his last moves before he retired on Feb 28 after Cardinal O'Brien admitted sexual relations with other priests in his younger days.
The mood of Chinese bloggers appears to be tied up with the state of the big yellow rubber dock in Hong Kong. After the giant inflatable duck was deflated, the hashtag #DEVASTATED became trending on Twitter.
Two Filipino women are at the centre of controversy in the Philippines, mainly because of their looks. One has a dark skin tone, the other could be mistaken for a boy.
A day after the Philippine electorate was shocked by the strong showing of 40-year-old Opposition senatorial candidate Nancy Binay, the vice president's eldest daughter braced herself for more criticisms over her lack of qualification for public office.
Treasurer Wayne Swan released on Tuesday Australia's federal budget for 2013, marked by A$398.3 billion spending. The spending aims to return the country's coffers to a surplus by 2015.
The world definitely did not end on Dec 21, 2012 as wrongly predicted by the Mayan long count calendar, but the days of a 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid in Belize did last week because of ignorant contractors.
Is someone preventing former Glee star Charice Pempengco from publicly admitting her real gender preference?