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Filipino films win big in international film fests

Filipino films continue to dominate in international film fests as Director Zig Dulay, on Tuesday, took home top prize in the 2018 Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France for his movie, “Bagahe”. The story revolves around an OFW (Overseas Filipino worker) who, after leaving her boss, is suspected of abandoning a newborn… Read more »

74 foreigners denied entry to PH for lack of respect and courtesy

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has reported that in 2017, at least 74 foreigners were not allowed entry to the Philippines due to “disrespecting Immigration officers”. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said in a statement that “the entry and stay of foreigners in the country is not a right but a mere privilege. Thus, they [foreigners]… Read more »

Filipino dies in motorcycle crash in Phuket

Another Filipino, Arthur Mina, 35, and a Burmese woman died in a vehicular incident in Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, on January 25. Police initial investigations said that Mina’s motorcycle collided with another motorcycle driven by a woman. The incident happened on a curved road. The two drivers were driving a high speed when the Burmese… Read more »