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How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews

(CNN) —Even at the age of seven, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling. She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews allowed. She couldn’t attend public…

Pope Francis On #CharlieHebdo: ‘You Cannot Insult The Faith Of Others’

Pope Francis called on Muslim leaders in particular to speak out against Islamic extremism ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday there are limits to freedom of…

Wearable pineapple fibres could prove sustainable alternative to leather

theguardian: by Shane Hickey —  Goods made from leather-alternative Pinatex. Product prototypes: shoe by Camper (gold details), shoe by Puma, brown clutch bag by Ally Capellino, ywo iPhone covers by…

Typhoon Ruby leaves at least 8 dead in Visayas

ABS-CBN — MANILA (UPDATED) – Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) has left  at least 8 people dead in the Visayas, authorities said late Sunday night. The National Disaster Risk Reduction…

‘Think twice’ before calling PH a ‘Catholic nation’

Rappler.com: MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos should “think more than twice” about calling the Philippines a “Catholic nation,” a Jesuit priest and theologian said, as the Ateneo de Manila University launched…

Spreading the Message of Peace – Ahmadiyya Islam – In the Philippines

For the Muslims Times by Abdul Alim By the Grace of Allah, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in the Philippines was able to hold three seminars on several topics related to peace…

Philippines: First Ahmadiyya Muslim Seminar on “Democracy, Human Rights and Islam”

In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious, Ever Merciful Philippines: The Ahmadiyya Muslims Association Invites You to First Seminar on “Democracy, Human Rights and Islam: Pathways of Peace for…

The fight to make divorce legal in the Philippines

  Manila (CNN) — When Rowena Festin leaves her job as a congressional aide in Quezon City, Metro Manila each day, she returns home to three children and a husband. But…

Philippine peace deal in jeopardy as Muslim rebels cry foul

MANUEL MOGATO | REUTERS Published — Wednesday 6 August 2014 MANILA: A historic peace settlement in the southern Philippines is at risk of breaking down as Muslim rebels accuse the…

Australian preacher and Islamic State supporter Musa Cerantonio arrives in Australia ABC July 23, 2014, 12:07 pm

High-profile Australian Islamist preacher Musa Cerantonio has been warned the Australian Federal Police will continue to keep him under surveillance after he was deported from the Philippines. READ MORE…  …

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on the World Wide Web

Source: ahmadiyya-islam.org | alislam.org ONLINE NETWORK Al Islam (International) Countries in Africa Mauritius (English) Tanzania (Swahili) Countries in Asia Bangladesh China India India (Gurmukhi, Punjabi) India (Malayalam) India (Tamil) Indonesia Japan Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan…

Australian Islamic preacher arrested in Philippines over alleged Isis links

theguardian: by Kate Hodal — An Australian Islamic preacher suspected of rallying support for Isis militants in Syria has been arrested in the Philippines, where he has been preaching radical Islam…

10-year-old girl converts Filipino maid to Islam

The gentle persuasion of a 10-year-old girl here has resulted in the conversion of a Filipino maid to Islam, a local newspaper reported recently. The maid became a Muslim in…

Philippines urges its Muslims to abort Hajj

ET: MANILA: The Philippines urged its large Muslim minority on Thursday to reconsider plans to join pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia this year due to a deadly virus outbreak there. About 6,500…

How the Philippines is crushing the Indian call center business

Global Post: by Patrick Winn — BANGKOK, Thailand — It’s a call center cliche, familiar to many Americans who’ve picked up phones to contest bogus bank charges or gripe about a laptop…

Obama: US will defend the Philippines

CBS-ABN News: by RG Cruz — MANILA (UPDATE) – US President Barack Obama steered clear of China on Monday night as he said that the United States’ commitment to defend the Philippines…

US, PH reach new defense deal

ABS.CBN news — MANILA — The signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation (EDC) between the United States and the Philippines has been scheduled on Monday morning, ahead of the arrival…

ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE: A RESOUNDING WOMEN’S CALL FOR JUSTICE

Pinoy Weekly —- Thousands march and dance from Quezon City Memorial Circle to UP Diliman for the One Billion Rising for Justice on Feb. 14. Macky Macaspac Upping the ante…

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