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AFP: Maute hostages forced into marriages, sex slavery

MANILA, Philippines —Some women hostages have been forced to marry their terrorist captors, the military said Wednesday, a day after confirming reports that

Marawi news too sad, Duterte switches to cartoons

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he is saddened by news on the Marawi crisis.

China donates P15M for Marawi rehabilitation

MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese government on Tuesday night donated P15 million for the relief operations in Marawi City, a sign of the “flourishing partne

Gabriela blasts Lorenzana’s fake news claim on rape threats in Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — A women’s group on  Tuesday condemned Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana’s response to the alleged rape threats by soldiers in Marawi C

Duterte's first year a 'human rights calamity,' HRW says

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a “human rights” calamity on the Philippines as he spearheaded a brutal campaign to eradicate illic

Venezuela police chopper attacks Supreme Court - InterAksyon


InterAksyon

Venezuela police chopper attacks Supreme Court
InterAksyon
A man walks in front of a building of the Venezuela Supreme Court in Caracas. (Reuters). CARACAS — (UPDATE 2 – 10:50 a.m.) A Venezuelan police helicopter attacked the Supreme Court on Tuesday, ratcheting up a political crisis in what President ...
Venezuela's supreme court attacked with grenade from police helicopterThe Guardian
Police in Helicopter Attack Venezuela's Top Court, Dropping GrenadesNew York Times
Helicopter flies against Maduro, heightening tensions in VenezuelaWashington Post
BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk -Deutsche Welle -ABC Online
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Duterte: Marawi will rise as a prosperous city again - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Duterte: Marawi will rise as a prosperous city again
Manila Bulletin
President Duterte on Tuesday promised to rebuild Marawi into a prosperous city again once the Islamist militants are flushed out. He likewise offered to add more to the P20-billion rehabilitation fund he allocated for the city if necessary. “Tatapusin ...
Trade chief says business booming under DuterteInquirer.net
Hapilon escaped Marawi – PalacePhilippine Star
Duterte on Marawi conflict: 'I knew it would be a long fight' | SunStarSun.Star
BusinessWorld Online Edition -The Manila Times -The Straits Times -Business Insider
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Group of more than 2 men massacred family in Bulacan --police

Police investigators have invited two persons of interest and more are being eyed for questioning for their possible involvement in the killing of five family members in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan on Tuesday.

Group of more than 2 men massacred family in Bulacan --police

Police investigators have invited two persons of interest and more are being eyed for questioning for their possible involvement in the killing of five family members in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan on Tuesday.

Koko Pimentel gives Duterte's first year a rate of 8.5 to 9

Senate President Aquilino 'Koko” Pimentel III said President Rodrigo Duterte deserves a score of 8.5 to nine for fulfilling his promised 'change” during his first year in office.

Makata sa lalawigan ng Rizal inaresto sa kasong internet libel

Inaresto ang isang makata sa bayan ng Angono dahil sa kasong 'internet libel' sanhi umano ng kanyang mga tula-komento sa Facebook.  

Koko Pimentel gives Duterte's first year a rate of 8.5 to 9

Senate President Aquilino 'Koko” Pimentel III said President Rodrigo Duterte deserves a score of 8.5 to nine for fulfilling his promised 'change” during his first year in office.

Makata sa lalawigan ng Rizal inaresto sa kasong internet libel

Inaresto ang isang makata sa bayan ng Angono dahil sa kasong 'internet libel' sanhi umano ng kanyang mga tula-komento sa Facebook.  

CNN finds itself in Trump's 'fake news' crosshairs - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

CNN finds itself in Trump's 'fake news' crosshairs
Los Angeles Times
Despite the retraction of an article and the resignation of three veteran journalists, CNN is finding itself exactly where it doesn't want to be: a rallying cry in President Trump's campaign against fake news. The cable news network took swift action ...
A Costly Retraction for CNN and an Opening for TrumpNew York Times
CNN 'Sting' Video Intensifies Rifts Between Trump and News MediaVariety
White House press feud erupts over 'fake news'Washington Times
Washington Post -The Guardian -NPR -New York Post
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Father, two sons and daughter-in-law nabbed in Caloocan drug bust

Police on Tuesday night arrested a father, his two sons and daughter-in-law during a buy-bust operation in Caloocan City on Tuesday night.

Father, two sons and daughter-in-law nabbed in Caloocan drug bust

Police on Tuesday night arrested a father, his two sons and daughter-in-law during a buy-bust operation in Caloocan City on Tuesday night.

Argument over a plate leads to construction worker's death

A construction worker was found dead before dawn on Wednesday after he was stabbed by a fellow worker in Makati City.

Argument over a plate leads to construction worker's death

A construction worker was found dead before dawn on Wednesday after he was stabbed by a fellow worker in Makati City.

New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe
Inquirer.net
This file photo taken on May 15, 2017, shows staff monitoring the spread of ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) in Seoul. AFP. KIEV, Ukraine — A wave of cyberattacks hit Russia and Ukraine before spreading to ...
Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads InternationallyNew York Times
Cyberattack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' linkInterAksyon
What is the Petya ransomware attack, and how can it be stopped?The Guardian
Washington Post -The Straits Times -Irish Times -ABC Online
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Detained Myanmar journalists to be charged under colonial era law -- officials

Three Myanmar reporters detained at an undisclosed location by the army will be charged under a colonial-era statute against 'unlawful association' and face up to three years in jail, government and army officials said on Tuesday.

Detained Myanmar journalists to be charged under colonial era law -- officials

Three Myanmar reporters detained at an undisclosed location by the army will be charged under a colonial-era statute against 'unlawful association' and face up to three years in jail, government and army officials said on Tuesday.

Marawi minor yields P800,000 worth of suspected shabu; brother, 3 others nabbed

A 17 year-old native of Marawi City was arrested in a buy-bust operation at Barangay Taculing in Bacolod City Tuesday afternoon.

Marawi minor yields P800,000 worth of suspected shabu; brother, 3 others nabbed

A 17 year-old native of Marawi City was arrested in a buy-bust operation at Barangay Taculing in Bacolod City Tuesday afternoon.

Iran's Zarif raps US Supreme Court's partial revival of travel ban

Iran's foreign minister criticized on Tuesday a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to revive part of President Donald Trump's travel ban imposed on citizens from six majority Muslim countries, saying it would boost militants in the Middle East.

Iran's Zarif raps US Supreme Court's partial revival of travel ban

Iran's foreign minister criticized on Tuesday a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to revive part of President Donald Trump's travel ban imposed on citizens from six majority Muslim countries, saying it would boost militants in the Middle East.

Cayetano travels to China in 1st trip as foreign secretary - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Cayetano travels to China in 1st trip as foreign secretary
Inquirer.net
MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will go on his first official visit to China this week. The China foreign ministry has announced that Cayetano will visit their country from June 28 to July 1 upon the invitation of China Foreign ...
Cayetano off to China this week; improving ties seenManila Bulletin
Philippine Foreign Secretary to visit ChinaXinhua

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Maute group willing to negotiate Marawi exit with MILF

Maute group gunmen had told Maranao religious leaders that they were willing to leave Marawi City, but only if they could negotiate their exit with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Maute group willing to negotiate Marawi exit with MILF

Maute group gunmen had told Maranao religious leaders that they were willing to leave Marawi City, but only if they could negotiate their exit with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Palace says Duterte 'in pink of health' - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Palace says Duterte 'in pink of health'
Philippine Star
“First and foremost, he is alive and well. He is very well. He is just busy doing what he really needs to do,” presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said at a press briefing at Malacañang yesterday. Duterte is to mark his first year in office on June 30.
A year laterManila Bulletin
But where is the President?Inquirer.net
Duterte dines with Muslim, religious leadersMalaya

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Hapilon seen on video explaining local terror groups' ties to ISIS

In a 30-minute video made available to GMA News by the military, terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon can be seen explaining to associates how Philippine terror groups had linked with the Islamic State.

Hapilon seen on video explaining local terror groups' ties to ISIS

In a 30-minute video made available to GMA News by the military, terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon can be seen explaining to associates how Philippine terror groups had linked with the Islamic State.

PHL maintains Tier 1 ranking in Trafficking in Persons report

The latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report of the US State Department shows the Philippines with a Tier 1 ranking for the second time in a row.

PHL maintains Tier 1 ranking in Trafficking in Persons report

The latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report of the US State Department shows the Philippines with a Tier 1 ranking for the second time in a row.

US brands China as among worst human trafficking offenders

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday placed China on its global list of the worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labor, a step that could aggravate tensions with Beijing that had eased under President Donald Trump.

US brands China as among worst human trafficking offenders

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday placed China on its global list of the worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labor, a step that could aggravate tensions with Beijing that had eased under President Donald Trump.

Ex-solon faces graft charges - The Standard


Ex-solon faces graft charges
The Standard
THE Office of the Ombudsman ordered on Tuesday that former-congressman Monico Puentevella of Bacolod City be tried for malversation of public funds and graft raps before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the Southeast Asian Games fund mess.

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Newborn child of evacuee dies in Marawi City

At least 27 bakwit have died since the start of the Marawi siege, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Newborn child of evacuee dies in Marawi City

At least 27 bakwit have died since the start of the Marawi siege, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Rody’s foreign trips all about ROI — Palace

MANILA, Philippines - Saying the return on investment (ROI) far outweighs the P400-million expense from President Duterte’s foreign trips, Palace officials y

DFA chief visits China

MANILA, Philippines - Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano begins today a four-day official visit to China upon invitation from Beijing’s foreign mi

Leni says working relationship with Rody good

MANILA, Philippines - As far as Vice President Leni Robredo is concerned, she and President Duterte have a good working relationship even if they have not ta

Rody’s first-year grade from Koko: 9

MANILA, Philippines - Because of the “many changes” felt by Filipinos, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III has given President Duterte a grade of 8.5 to n

Trillanes on BBC interview: Haters will hate

MANILA, Philippines - Unfazed by criticisms he has received from Malacañang and on social media for his recent interview on BBC’s HARDtalk program,

As deaths rose, so did shabu prices in Duterte's extended drug war

The slowdown seems to be felt out in the drug market, as well. The street price of shabu peaked to as much as P1,300 to P25,000 per gram at the height of Project Double Barrel's pilot phase last year according to PDEA estimates.

As deaths rose, so did shabu prices in Duterte's extended drug war

The slowdown seems to be felt out in the drug market, as well. The street price of shabu peaked to as much as P1,300 to P25,000 per gram at the height of Project Double Barrel's pilot phase last year according to PDEA estimates.

Govt to decide on negotiations for Maute-abducted priest - bishop

Marawi City Bishop Edwin dela Peña said on Tuesday that negtiations with the Maute group for the release of Fr. Teresito 'Chito” Suganob was in the hands of the government.

Govt to decide on negotiations for Maute-abducted priest - bishop

Marawi City Bishop Edwin dela Peña said on Tuesday that negtiations with the Maute group for the release of Fr. Teresito 'Chito” Suganob was in the hands of the government.

Bill on proper rendition of national anthem approved by House - CNN Philippines


CNN Philippines

Bill on proper rendition of national anthem approved by House
CNN Philippines
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 27) — The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill 5224 (HB 5224), the bill updating the rules on the rendition of the National Anthem. In a statement released yesterday, the House of ...
Philippines to make enthusiastic singing of national anthem mandatoryBBC News
Sing Philippines' national anthem correctly or pay up: House billCoconuts

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NOTICE TO Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney encourages registered Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales who have received their ballots packets from COMELEC-Manila for the 2016 Philippine National Elections to send their accomplished ballots to the Consulate as soon as possible.

 

The accomplished ballots may be submitted to the Consulate daily, including on weekends and holidays, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on 9 April-8 May 2016, and from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on 9 May 2016.

 

For Filipino Overseas Voters who have not yet received their ballots, please check whether your name is in the following lists on the Consulate website, <http://sydneypcg.dfa.gov.ph/list-of-press-releases/406-notice-to-filipino-overseas-voters>:

 

•      Returned-To-Sender (RTS) ballots; and

•      List of voters with incomplete or no mailing address.

 

If your name is on either of the above lists, please contact the Consulate and look for Mr. Jessie Llaneta at Tel. No. 926207377, or send your complete details, e.g., mobile number and mailing address, to sydney.pcg@dfa.gov.ph, or contact the Duty Officer at mobile number 0415-426400.

 

Thank you.

 

Philippine Consulate General, Sydney

20 April 2016

Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

 

Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe

miss universe Pia Wurtzbach

Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday
She becomes only the third Filipina to win the crown after Gloria Diaz and Margarita Moran

She was crowned amid much confusion after host Steve Harvey initially announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.

Harvey apologized and said he read the wrong results.