It was more than 20 years ago when his name surfaced as he celebrated mass for the El Shaddai prayer group in Sydney. Then the charismatic group stopped having him for their weekly gatherings. Somehow, the Prayer Partners Foundation must have learned that Fr. Raul Del Prado did not have a celebret or proper endorsement from any Philippine bishop for him to legitimately say mass in Australia. If he did, the Filipino priest would have been assigned to a parish church. But he nevertheless continued to say mass in various places, including private homes. Not being affiliated with any diocese, it’s anybody’s guess where the money went. Read the rest of this entry »

The biggest and hottest topic in geopolitical circles today is World War III, or to be more precise… where will World War III start? But if you ask Pope Francis, he’d probably say what he said several months ago: World War III has already begun, at least in a “piecemeal fashion.” Read the rest of this entry »

In this excerpt from “Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea And The End Of a Stable Pacific,” author Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor and former member of the Pentagon’s Defence Policy Board, explains how the region’s unique geography fosters aggression. Read the rest of this entry »

DAVAO CITY — President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said he will be selling the presidential yacht, BRP Ang Pangulo. Read the rest of this entry »

As many as 38,000 Field Officers are needed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for the upcoming census on August 2016. Read the rest of this entry »