PUBLISHED: 15:29 22 January 2019 RAVEN SAUNT Peso the puppy. Photo: Chloe Henley Chloe Henley When most people go travelling they expect to pick up a few souvenirs along the way. Peso the puppy. Photo: Chloe HenleyOne couple from Hoveton, however, are hoping to bring a furry friend back from the Philippines in an attempt to give it a better life.Chloe Henley, a paramedic, and Alex Jewkes, a security worker, travelled out to the Philippines in the hope of an adventure. Not long after they had arrived they came across an unwanted puppy who they adopted and later called Peso, after the Filipino currency.When the couple initially discovered him, Peso was malnourished and dehydrated. The puppy’s owner had tied him to a post with a short rope and left him for many hours at a time next to a construction site.When challenged about his welfare, the owner told the couple to take Peso away and they have been nursing him back to health since.Peso the puppy. … [Read more...] about Norfolk couple plead for help to bring abused dog home from the Philippines
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RODRIGO Duterte is the 'tough guy' President of the Philippines who swept to power last year on a populist anti-drugs and anti-corruption mandate. Since he took office in June 2016 thousands of people have lost their lives as vigilantes carry out the orders to eradicate the epidemic drug problem in the country — with critics laying the blame for the bloodshed at Duterte's door — but who is the Philippines' strong man? Who is Rodrigo Duterte? Rodrigo Duterte is a Filipino politician and the current President of the Philippines. The 72-year-old come into power in June 2016 and promised to deal with the drugs crisis in the country. His political success has been largely due to his vocal support for the killing of prolific drug users and criminal cartels. Duterte has denied any involvement with the vigilante killings that have claimed the lives of thousands, but has bragged how he has personally killed troublemakers in the past. When he was mayor of Davao he said he killed … [Read more...] about Who is Rodrigo Duterte and when did the Philippines President admit to sexually assaulting a maid?
By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Published 1:11 pm PST, Thursday, December 27, 2018 The Pasig River in Manila, Philippines, where Troy Woody Jr., a 21-year-old bitcoin trader and social media celebrity from Beverly Hills, and his roommate, 22-year-old Mir Islam, allegedly dumped the body of Tomi Michelle Masters. less The Pasig River in Manila, Philippines, where Troy Woody Jr., a 21-year-old bitcoin trader and social media celebrity from Beverly Hills, and his roommate, 22-year-old Mir Islam, allegedly dumped the body of ... more Photo: Cristian Bortes / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Photo: Cristian Bortes / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 The Pasig River in Manila, Philippines, where Troy Woody Jr., a 21-year-old bitcoin trader and social media … [Read more...] about Calif. crypto investor allegedly strangled girlfriend to death in the Philippines
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Director of Saudi Manpower Solutions (SMASCO) Saad Al Badah said it was optimistic that nurses from Indonesia could compete with nurses from the Philippines, who currently dominate the health industry in Saudi Arabia. "We are sure that by 2023, Indonesian nurses can do better than nurses from the Philippines, who currently dominate the Saudi Arabian health industry," Saad said in a written statement received by ANTARA in Jakarta on Tuesday. SMASCO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Global Alwakil Indonesia (GAI) in terms of sending medical personnel, especially nurses, which will begin in early 2019. GAI is an Indonesian company that aims to raise investment in the field of Human Resources (HR) development; build specific competence standardization for alignment with the industry; build information technology-based systems in collecting data on migrant workers; and ensure synergy in the recruitment, training, and placement of migrant … [Read more...] about Indonesian nurses believed to be able to compete with those from the Philippines
TENERIFE DEVASTATED BY 'WORST STORM IN 40 YEARS' TENERIFE has been devastated by the "worst storm in 40 years" as cops close tourist areas amid fears of looting in damaged homes and hotels. Towering 40ft waves slammed the Spanish island on Saturday night, blowing a 70-year-old tourist off a pier and catapulting car-sized boulders onto roads. Click here to see footage of the storm. EL CHAPO RIVAL DIES AFTER MYSTERY HEART ATTACK AN ally-turned-enemy of cocaine kingpin El Chapo has died after suffering a heart attack in his jail cell. Drugs lord Hector Beltran Leyva died after collapsing with chest pains at a prison near Mexico City - before he could stand trial for his crimes. Read more here. BIZARRE 'HALF-PIG HALF-HUMAN' A FARMER'S goat has given birth to a bizarre "half-pig half-human" creature, sparking fears it is cursed and will bring bad luck. Josephine Repique, 40, said the pregnant goat went into labour earlier this month at her smallholding in Sultan Kudarat in the Philippines. … [Read more...] about Tenerife devastated by storms, El Chapo rival’s mystery heart attack and a bizarre creature born in the Philippines