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Children bear brunt of human trafficking: UN chief

ANKARA, Turkey -- Children are one of the most affected victims of human trafficking, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on July 30. "Human trafficking is...

Forrest fires in Central Portugal

By Christian Jireh Enriquez   Planes and helicopters joined nearly 2,000 firefighters to fight multiple wildfires spreading to the mountains of Central Portugal on Sunday. Two of...

Dances with Manangs

by Mariel Toni Jimenez   l  Positively Filipino My mother looked forward to Sunday because it was a day that she and her friends went to...

PRRD to only face PH court

By Azer Parrocha   MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte has no intention to face the international tribunal stressing that he would only answer to the Philippine courts. Duterte...

Malaysian gets banned on Instagram for posting ‘Toy Story 4’ IG story

By Dannah Jireh Paloyo   The release of Toy Story 4 has got everyone—toddlers, teenagers, and adults altogether—all pumped up. Sounds just about right since it...

KFC in Russia launches original bucket hats

By Dannah Jireh Paloyo   KFC is one of the leading fast-food chains in the country, known for their original recipe chicken that’s finger lickin’ good. Now,...

EU invests 35 million euros in AI-based cancer research

  BRUSSELS -- The European Commission launched a 35-million euro (39.2 million U.S. dollars) call for proposals here on Tuesday to support the development of artificial...

PH gets Sokor’s highest medal for bravery

by Ben Cal SEOUL, South Korea -- The Philippines is second among 21 Allied Forces to receive two “Taegeuk Medals” (Medal for Valor), South Korea’s highest...

Philippines urges citizens in Tripoli to increase vigilance in light of airstrike

  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines urged the Filipinos in Tripoli, Libya, to heighten their vigilance and take the necessary precautions...

OPEC agrees to extend output cut till March 2020

  VIENNA -- The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed here on Monday to extend the output cut till the end of March 2020. "In...

Hong Kong leader condemns protesters’ violent acts

  HONG KONG -- Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam on Tuesday strongly condemned the violent acts of some protesters who...

ESPORTS COMES TO JOHNSTOWN: The areas first gaming center opens

By Jon Chua / TME   Johnstown, PA, June 30-- LaVar Arrington was the local Penn State hero who helped cut the opening ribbon for the...

Italian cities picked to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Italian cities Milan and Cortina were elected host of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games at the 134th session of the International Olympic...

Vatican announces meeting between Pope Francis, Putin

MOSCOW -- Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican on July 4, Agence France-Presse reported on Thursday, citing a statement by...

China, Russia agree to upgrade relations for new era

MOSCOW -- China and Russia agreed on Wednesday to upgrade their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era. The decision was...