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Swedish National Found Lifeless in Cebu City Hotel

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A Swedish national was found dead inside his Cebu City hotel room on Pelaez St. yesterday morning.  65-year-old Bengt Sandberg was discovered in his room at 6:30 a.m. with a rope tied around his neck. An investigation into the matter showed no signs of struggle were…




Philippines Drops 6-Notches in World Bank Ranking for Ease of Business

  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines slipped six notches in the World Bank’s latest report gauging economies in terms of ease of doing business within the country. The Philippines dropped from 97th position last year to 103rd place for 2015 in spite of so-called business reforms made by the government…


Additional Delays in LTO License Card Issuance – Again

MANILA, Philippines – Additional delays in the issuance of license cards is looming over the Land Transportation Office (LTO) after the Manila Regional Trial Court ordered the stop payment for the license card and supply project. Allcard Plastic Philippines, Inc. was the rightful bidder of a 336-million peso project to…


Iranian arrested for punching professor at Manila university

MANILA, Philippines – An Iranian has been arrested and jailed after punching a college professor Tuesday in Caloocan City. 35-year-old Pooyaz Gholami of Manaluyong City is being charged with violation of Article #266 of the Revised Penal Code for (Maltreatment and Unjust Vexation) before the Caloocan City Prosecutor’s Office. Gholami…


German and Filipina partner caught on CCTV choking 12-year-old boy

A German and his Filipina partner were caught on CCTV chocking a young boy who accidentally hit their daughter lightly with a baseball bat as she walked by too closely. The incident happened in the town of Laoag in Ilocos Norte, according to “24 Oras.” The CCTV footage shows the student…