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PNP to consider Sta. Isabel’s side but won’t 'play their game'

MANILA, Philippines – Giving their guarantee in the search for truth, the Philippine National Police vowed to look into the claims of alleged kidnap-slay mas

Alvarez backtracks on his call for Dela Rosa’s resignation

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is backtracking on his ca

Suspect in slay of Korean bizman tags 2 senior cops

MANILA, Philippines — The plot thickens in the kidnap-slay of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo by police officers in October last year.

Bato hits media: Don’t make us look bad

MANILA, Philippines – An evidently angry Philippine National Police Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa on Monday cried foul after the media sought to hear the sid

US missile destroyer docks in Subic Bay

MANILA, Philippines — A guided-missile destroyer from the United States arrived in Subic Bay on Monday for a brief port call.

LIVE: Senate probe into BI bribery scandal

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee will hold an inquiry to investigate the alleged bribery scandal at the Bureau of Immigration in connec

Four more bodies found in rubble of collapsed building in Iran

Iranian rescuers have recovered four bodies from the rubble of a high-rise building in Tehran that collapsed last week after a fire, bringing the death toll to at least seven, with more than 20 people still missing, state television reported on Monday.

Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit —White House

President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in early February during a phone call in which they discussed the importance of strengthening the US-Israeli relationship, the White House said on Sunday.

US in ‘beginning stages’ of talks on Jerusalem embassy move – spokesman

The White House said on Sunday that it is only in the early stages of talks to fulfill President Donald Trump's pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an action that would likely spark anger in the Arab world.

PNP regional directors get narcolist -

GMA News

PNP regional directors get narcolist
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueño has given the “go signal” for the release of President Rodrigo Duterte's “drug watch list” to regional directors of the Philippine National Police. “The controversial list containing the names of the local government ...
DILG: PNP reg'l directors to get copies of Duterte drug listGMA News
Sueno: PNP reg'l directors will get copies of Duterte's drugs watch listMinda News
Top police officials to get copy of narco listManila Bulletin

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Gilas completes pool, pursues foreign cagers -

Gilas completes pool, pursues foreign cagers
There were no-brainers and more than a couple of surprise names that Chot Reyes revealed to make up the 24-man pool of Gilas Pilipinas players with reigning three-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo and the final cut in the last national team, Calvin Abueva, ...
Norbert Torres eager to prove his worth after surprise Gilas Pilipinas call-upSports Interactive Network Philippines
After unveiling pool, Chot, Gilas turn sights on SEABAABS-CBN News

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11 killed in powerful US storms

At least 11 people have been killed after powerful weekend storms tore through the southeastern US state of Georgia, media reported on Sunday.

7 Questions for Gambia's New President, Adama Barrow - New York Times

New York Times

7 Questions for Gambia's New President, Adama Barrow
New York Times
President Adama Barrow of Gambia during an interview in Dakar, Senegal, on Sunday. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. One of these days, the West African nation of Gambia will get to see its new president, Adama Barrow, in the flesh.
Equatorial Guinea stays silent on Jammeh's presenceYahoo News
Gambia: Deal with Jammeh angers Barrow's supportersAnadolu Agency
No immunity deal agreed for Gambia's Jammeh, Senegal minister saysChannel NewsAsia
Irish Times -LancasterOnline -Eyewitness News
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Trump tweets criticism over US protests - Rappler


Trump tweets criticism over US protests
'Why didn't these people vote?' US President Donald Trump tweets, taking a swipe at protesters. By Published Sun, Jan 22, 2017 8:55 AM. Subscribe to Rappler to receive the latest news straight to your inbox. Sign-up! SHOW OF FORCE.
Anti-Trump women marches draw
Donald Trump says Women's March protesters should have votedABC Online
Trump Administration Starts With Big Lie Over Small ThingDaily Beast
Philippine Star -The New Yorker -Al-Arabiya
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Saudi finance ministry says no to fees on foreign workers' remittances

The Saudi finance ministry said on Sunday there would be no fees applied on remittances out of the country, days after the kingdom's advisory Shura Council said it was looking at a proposal to impose a 6 percent levy on expatriate remittances.

Leni asks Rody: Work with Catholic Church - Philippine Star

Philippine Star

Leni asks Rody: Work with Catholic Church
Philippine Star
Instead of lambasting priests and bishops, President Rodrigo Duterte should work with the Catholic Church to achieve the collective goals of Filipinos, according to Vice President Leni Robredo. STAR/File photo. MANILA, Philippines – Instead of ...
CBCP exec welcomes proposed dialogue with

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PH firms up $15B in China deals -

Manila Bulletin

PH firms up $15B in China deals
President Duterte's economic managers will be in China today to firm up $15 billion in two-way investment and trade deals, especially rail projects, committed when the President visited Beijing last year, the Department of Finance said. In a statement ...
PHL officials to fly to China to mint $15-B in dealsGMA News
PH to hammer out details of $15-B deals with ChinaThe Manila Times
Economic team off to China to thresh out dealsSun.Star
Manila Bulletin -Yahoo News -ABS-CBN News -Big News
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‘Bato to stay as PNP chief’; He has my complete trust – Duterte

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte yesterday put to rest any uncertainty over Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Ro

Pinoy businessmen unfazed by Trump’s ‘America first’

MANILA, Philippines – Some Filipino businessmen do not see any reason to be alarmed over the “America first” pronouncement of new US President Donald Trump a

PNP regional directors, LGUs to get drug watchlist

MANILA, Philippines – The thick “drug watch list” that President Duterte presented to provincial governors last week to show the extent of the drug menace wo

Miss U bets to call on Duterte today

MANILA, Philippines – Contestants of the 65th Miss Universe pageant are scheduled to call on President Duterte at Malacañang, a week before the beauty tilt’s

Duterte still has 'complete trust' in Dela Rosa - Rappler


Duterte still has 'complete trust' in Dela Rosa
CELEBRATION. President Rodrigo Duterte (L) and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (R) attend the birthday party of Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa (C) on January 22, 2017. Photo courtesy of Special Assistant to the President Bong Go.
Ping: Focus on PNP cleansing, not Senate bidPhilippine Star
An open letter to General “Bato” de la RosaThe Manila Times
Philippines' Duterte stands by his police chief amid resignation callsEyewitness News
GMA News -The Standard -Manila Bulletin
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Hungarian and Italian authorities begin investigations into deadly bus accident

Authorities in Italy and Hungary have begun investigations into the cause of the bus crash near Verona around midnight on Friday, which left 16 dead and two people with life threatening injuries.

 Trump tweets criticism over US protests

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday to criticize the millions of people across the country who marched in protests against him a day earlier, including the celebrities who took part.

Hope still as Italy avalanche survivors recount trauma

Survivors of Italy's avalanche disaster ate snow to stay hydrated and sang to keep their spirits up as as they huddled in pitch-black, cramped cavities in the mangled wreckage of the Hotel Rigopiano.

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem

Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements, two days after US President Donald Trump took office, expecting him to row back on the last administration's criticism of such projects.

Rocky start for Trump White House on Day One

Donald Trump's White House came under fire Sunday for falsely accusing media of misreporting inaugural crowd numbers, after millions took to the streets in protest against the new president.

UK PM May promises frank talk with Trump after women protest

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would not be afraid to tell US President Donald Trump when she finds something he has said unacceptable.

Maxine Medina among Miss Universe 2005's top 20 favorites - Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin

Maxine Medina among Miss Universe 2005's top 20 favorites
Manila Bulletin
Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova has picked the Philippines' Maxine Medina among her 20 top bets for the 65th Miss Universe 2016. She made the announcement via Facebook Live on Saturday, January 21, during which she also announced she will ...
When the beauties go to the ballBusinessWorld Online Edition
Pia Wurtzbach meets her look-alikeGMA News
Three title holders meet for first timeThe Standard
ABS-CBN News -Sun.Star
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Pope Francis says ‘wait and see’ on Trump

MADRID — Pope Francis on Sunday said he would not make an opinion of Donald Trump until he first had a chance to see specific policies the new US president would implement.

Tsunami warning issued after magnitude-8.0 quake hits PNG

A major 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, with a tsunami alert issued for the Pacific island nation and neighboring countries.  

Rabid dog dies after having bitten 21 persons in Mandaue City -

Rabid dog dies after having bitten 21 persons in Mandaue City
Curious residents check out the the dead dog that died after it had bitten at least 21 people in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. (CDN PHOTO / TONEE DESPOJO). The rabid stray dog which had bitten villagers in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City ...

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Quake of 8.0 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea —USGS

SINAGPORE — An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck 47 kilometers west of Arawa on Bougainville island, Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday.

Over 2M join US women’s marches —organizers

More than two million people flooded the streets of US cities on Saturday in a peaceful day of women-led protests a day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, according to estimates from march organizers.

At least 39 killed as Indian train derails

At least 23 people were killed and around 100 injured after an express train derailed in southeast India Saturday night in the latest disaster to hit one of the world's largest rail networks.

OFWs urged to work as public school teachers in PHL

Licensed Filipino teachers who are working overseas have been urged to return to the country to help address the shortage of teachers in public elementary and high schools.

Former 2NE1 member Minzy speaks up on the group's last single “Goodbye” -

Former 2NE1 member Minzy speaks up on the group's last single “Goodbye”
Be updated on the latest episodes of your favorite Korean shows at to watch for FREE! Like Viu on Facebook and follow them on Twitter to catch up on the latest info on your favorite K-dramas! You can also download the Viu app available on ...
'Goodbye,' 2NE1's Final Song as a Group, Is a Crushing FarewellPopCrush
Watch: 2NE1 drops final single 'Goodbye'Zeibiz

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US-based Pinoys join protest rally ahead of Trump inauguration

US-based Filipinos have joined the ongoing rally ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, according to a report by GMA News stringer Boyet Loverita on "Balitanghali."

Reopened Libyan oil ports hope foreign staff will return to boost output

Guards and officials at major ports in Libya's eastern Oil Crescent say they are hoping foreign workers will soon return as they struggle to build on output gains with meagre resources.

OFWs can avail of online services — OWWA

Filipinos working abroad can soon pay their contributions to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) through the Land Bank of the Philippines' (LBP) new ePayment Portal (ePP).

OFW benefits distributed in 2016 reach more than P132M — OWWA

Almost all legal cases and Requests for Assistance (RFAs) reported to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in 2016 were resolved within 6 days from filing or within the 30- day mandatory period.

Expat Duets calls on Pinoy singing duets to audition in Dubai

Filipino singing duets looking to become the hottest acts in the emirate may have a chance at stardom through Expat Duets, a "first-of-its-kind singing showdown" that will have its grand finale on March 10.

Five Pinoys arrested for using fake Malaysian IDs – reports

Five Filipinos were arrested in a two-day operation by Malaysian police for possessing fake Malaysian identity cards or MyKads as part of their Identity Card Checking Operation (Ops ID), various online reports said.

Pinoy crew of arrested ship in Canada in good condition –DFA

The 13 Filipino crew of a detained container ship near Vancouver, Canada, are in good condition although most of them have already expressed their desire to go home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement Tuesday.

Pinoy band in UAE dedicates song about hope to Duterte

Inspired by the two women in his life, and later on by President Rodrigo Duterte, UAE-based OFW Bernardo Granado has decided to form a band in order to lift the morale of Filipinos, especially the poor, via music.

Yakuza member arrested for stabbing 2 Pinoys in Yokohama

An upper-level member of an affiliate gang of the Inagawa-Kai, Japan's third-largest yakuza group, was arrested for allegedly stabbing Filipinos in Naka Ward in Yokohama in October last year, reports said.

Fil-Am killed in Friday the 13th shooting in Texas

Friday the 13th turned really bad for a Filipino-American in Vidor, Texas, after he was shot dead by his landlord following an argument, reports said.

Japan approves residency for foreign caregiver students

A law allowing foreign students at nursing care schools to apply for residency in Japan after being certified as caregivers will come into full force this year to plug the Asian country's need for caregivers, a report on Kyodo News said.

Young Pinoy filmmaker gets praise from Michelle Obama

A Filipino teen earned praises from US First Lady Michelle Obama after he received an award for filmmaking late last year.

Pinoy resto hailed as one of Ottawa's best

A Filipino-owned café and restaurant has been selected as one of the best restaurants in Ottawa by a noted food critic in Canada.



NOTICE TO Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney encourages registered Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales who have received their ballots packets from COMELEC-Manila for the 2016 Philippine National Elections to send their accomplished ballots to the Consulate as soon as possible.

The accomplished ballots may be submitted to the Consulate daily, including on weekends and holidays, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on 9 April-8 May 2016, and from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on 9 May 2016.

For Filipino Overseas Voters who have not yet received their ballots, please check whether your name is in the following lists on the Consulate website, :

• Returned-To-Sender (RTS) ballots; and

• List of voters with incomplete or no mailing address.

If your name is on either of the above lists, please contact the Consulate and look for Mr. Jessie Llaneta at Tel. No. 926207377, or send your complete details, e.g., mobile number and mailing address, to, or contact the Duty Officer at mobile number 0415-426400.

Thank you.

Philippine Consulate General, Sydney

20 April 2016



Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)



Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday
She becomes only the third Filipina to win the crown after Gloria Diaz and Margarita Moran

She was crowned amid much confusion after host Steve Harvey initially announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.

Harvey apologized and said he read the wrong results.