Global News Briefs
Netizens are currently laughing over this aisle label spotted inside a Walmart (location unknown) that seems to be pointing to a section of ready-to-eat, er, Filipinos. The awkwardly phrased copy was shared by Facebook user Hazel Ponce, who posted the now-viral photo on the social media platform (Yahoo News).
Two Fil-Am students at University of Houston who put up their own poster inside a McDonald’s have not only made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show they were also hired by the US fastfood chain for a marketing campaign, reports GMA News.
Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter., reports AP.
Gina Ortiz Jones is an Iraq war veteran, first-generation American and a lesbian. And she's running for Congress in Texas' 23rd Congressional District. If she wins, she'll be the first Filipina-American congresswoman -- ever, reports CNN.com.
The value of the Philippine peso dropped past P54 to a dollar on Wednesday — the lowest in almost 13 years — as sentiment toward the currency remained bearish due to an ongoing rout against emerging market, reports Inquirer.net.