TODAY'S HEADLINES

Manila judges, court employees join state workers' protest in SC vs BIR 21-Aug-14, 3:18 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com

AN ETERNITY IN HISTORY | The day Ninoy came home and changed our lives forever 21-Aug-14, 12:00 PM | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com

EBOLA OUTBREAK | Filipino educator pleads for help for Liberia 21-Aug-14, 11:59 AM | Patricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com

DOJ announces completion of draft of New Criminal Code 21-Aug-14, 4:19 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com

ASG detonates landmine in Basilan, 8 govt troops hurt 21-Aug-14, 4:32 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com

World | National

VIDEO | No enemy of enamored Taiwanese, TV5's Michelle Mediana becomes accidental ambassador of PH

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA, Philippines - TV5's correspondent Michelle Mediana was looking for top stories in Taiwan, when she unwittingly became the headline in several Taiwanese websites and blogs for her refreshing looks.

Interviewed on TV5's Good Morning Club Thursday morning, the young journalist dubbed "the Philippines conspiracy" said she was simply doing her job. Without intending to, she was also able to disarm the Taiwanese

Mediana told GMC host Paolo Bediones that for the record, “pinadala tayo dito para i-cover lang ang nangyari [we were sent here simply to cover what happened]. The label given her by one Taiwanese website, "the Philippines conspiracy," alluded to Taiwanese tongue-in-cheek suggestions that she was there to distract them from the ongoing investigations into the May 9 killing of a Taiwanese fisherman off the coast of Batanes by the Coast Guard.

Here’s Michelle, the reporter turned accidental newsmaker:

Meanwhile, a Twitter follower posted a photo of Michelle Mediana which was taken while she was being interviewed on Taiwanese television.

OTHER WORLD STORIES
OTHER NATIONAL STORIES
BREAKING NEWS