Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
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?
All eyes are on the controversial Nancy Binay, the 40-year-old daughter of the Philippine vice president who got the fifth highest number of votes in the May 13 mid-term election despite her lack of political experience.
Nancy Binay, the 40-year-old eldest daughter of the country's vice president, is at the eye of a public storm as her election is being cited in a satire of Time magazine as a reflection of the nation's stupidity.
The deluge of racist jokes referring to her brown skin tone on Monday is just the beginning of darker days ahead, upcoming Philippine Senator Nancy Binay said hours after partial results indicate she is headed for the Upper Chamber.
Partial results of canvassing of the Philippine senatorial and local elections showed an early victory for the administration party as it looms to control the 24-seat Senate.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is receiving flak for making taxpayers shoulder the $127,000 bill for a custom-built bedroom he had requested for the flight that took him and his entourage to London to attend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
More nations and U.S. states are considering the legalisation of medical marijuana to provide relief to cancer and MS patients, but a comedian attributes the cure of his prostate cancer to the weed, and he is not cracking a joke.
Gina Rinehart, Australia's richest person, just added more money to her wealth. On Friday, she and another female billionaire were awarded $200 million after they won a lawsuit against Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO).