Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center and the Western Mindanao Command hospital in Zamboanga City as a part of his tour of military health facilities and military camps in the country. But it was in the AFP Medical Center that the newly-elected president felt how it really feels like to defend the country and get injured in the line of fire.
August 2, the President was teary eyed whenmeeting a young soldier who has lost his eyesight in a clearing operation at Brgy. Datu Salita in Maguidanao in March. 2nd Lieutenant Jerome Jacuba could not keep his tears from falling as President Duterte approached him and shook his hand. The President pulled the soldier and hugged him. Jacuba could be seen shaking during the encounter.
President Duterte had tears in his eyes and was later seen emotional after the hug ended. more >>
A Chinese woman who is eight-months pregnant is reportedly being threatened by the Communist government that if she doesn't abort her baby, she and her husband will lose their government jobs.
Women's Rights Without Frontiers, a human rights group speaking out against coercive population control in China, has slammed the "human tragedy and appalling injustice" of the case.
The original story was reported by Shanghai online news portal Sixth Tone, which features an interview with the couple, surnamed Zhong, who both have a child from a previous marriage. The couple believed they could still have a child together under the new Two-Child policy, but the laws in the province of Guangdong turned out to be different from what they were expecting. more >>
The National Commission for Justice and Peace has found that Pakistani school textbooks are full of material that incite hatred and intolerance against non-Muslims, including Christians, which it said was a "red flag" for the country.
"This is not only about religious minorities but a national issue," NCJP Executive Director Cecil Shane Chaudhry said, according to AsiaNews. "It is a red flag for the government, which must ask the Church to promote the role of minorities in creating and defending the country."
The human rights group released a 40-page study that analyzed state-approved school material in Pakistan's four provinces, and concluded that children are taught religious fanaticism and extremism. more >>
"Doctor"s Season 1, which is a drama about realism of the relationship between doctors and patients, is now running. It shows about the social prejudice of Korean educational background and origin.
The series is about Yoo Hye Jung (Park Shin Hye) who is a bully in school and who always goes wayward. The scars from her childhood have kept her heart shut from other people. This also was done through her self-preservation.
As time went by, she meets with Hong Ji Hong (Kim Rae Won) who is her mentor and plays a key role on her transformation from being a gangster to being a compassionate doctor. more >>
The three-day KCON 2016 in Los Angeles has officially ended and it's time to find out what happened during the event. As much as Korean drama fans in the U.S. are raving about the highlights of the event such as the happenings at the Convention Floor, the delicious food at the K-Town Night Market, the sensational KCON Flower Boy Cafe and of course the meet and greet with Korean performers and stars, fans can't help but talk about the recent speculations that the Descendants of the Sun actor, Song Joong-Ki's rumored girlfriend, Song Hye Kyo, was with Lee Min Ho.
Lee Min Ho was in California because he was part of the delegation to represent South Korea for the event.
Song Hye Kyo photos from her California tour more >>
Most of us have been completely taken over by the immense popularity of Korean dramas such as "Descendants of the Sun" and "Doctors" just recently. This time, fans are yet again preparing themselves for another heart attack-inducing sets of new Korean Dramas expected to be launched soon.
For most people, streaming Korean dramas can serve as a perfect way in coping from stress or any form of heartache. While the Korean drama industry continues to sweep across the globe, it also promises to bring its best of best for all fans and dedicated viewers.
This August, another set of K-Dramas will surely capture the viewers' hearts. Get the latest information below: more >>