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Rescuers in grim search for survivors of Mexico quake - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Rescuers in grim search for survivors of Mexico quake
Manila Bulletin
Rescuers dug frantically Wednesday for survivors of a 7.1- magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people in Mexico, as the nation watched anxiously for signs of life at a collapsed school in the capital. The death toll stood at 225, the head of ...
Desperate parents, missing children at quake-hit Mexico City schoolRappler
Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong EarthquakesNew York Times
Rescuers Race to Free Survivors Trapped After Mexico EarthquakeTIME
Reuters -Los Angeles Times -Miami Herald -Washington Post
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Ombudsman indicts Floirendo for graft over Tadeco deal - Rappler


Rappler

Ombudsman indicts Floirendo for graft over Tadeco deal
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines - Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales indicted Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr of graft stemming from the complaint filed against him by longtime friend-turned-foe House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.
Ombudsman approves Speaker's graft complaint vs. FloirendoInquirer.net

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LIST: Marcos and the number 7 - Rappler


Rappler

LIST: Marcos and the number 7
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – The declaration of Martial Law in September 1972 by President Ferdinand Marcos led to one of the darkest moments in Philippine history. (LIST: Martial Law 45th anniversary activities, protests). If some accounts are to be believed ...
Duterte recognizes people's fear of martial law returnInquirer.net
Rody recognizes 'gross human rights violations' during martial lawPhilippine Star
KONSYENSYA DABAW: Accountability, Not Smoke And Mirrors And Certainly Not Nationwide Martial LawMinda News
Manila Bulletin -Sun.Star -The Manila Times -The Sydney Morning Herald
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'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico - Rappler


Rappler

'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico
Rappler
STREWN AROUND. Lightposts lay on the ground after being damaged in the passage of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 20, 2017. Hector Retamal/AFP. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Maria caused devastation across Puerto ...
Hurricane Maria Strikes and Puerto Rico Goes DarkNew York Times
Puerto Rico in dark, curfew set after island 'destroyed' by Hurricane Maria, officials sayABC News
Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island with devastating forceWashington Post
Miami Herald -Los Angeles Times -The Guardian -Channel NewsAsia
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Palestinian President Abbas says peace closer with Trump engaged

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed optimism on Wednesday about reaching a peace agreement with Israel this year and said US President Donald Trump's commitment to the issue would help create the "deal of the century" in the region.

Palestinian President Abbas says peace closer with Trump engaged

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed optimism on Wednesday about reaching a peace agreement with Israel this year and said US President Donald Trump's commitment to the issue would help create the "deal of the century" in the region.

House rejects flawed Bautista impeachment case - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

House rejects flawed Bautista impeachment case
Inquirer.net
The House justice committee on Wednesday junked the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Andres Bautista as a result of a “fatal” technical defect in the document. By a 26-2 vote, the panel chaired by Oriental Mindoro ...
House junks impeach complaint vs BautistaPhilippine Star
Bautista welcomes junking of impeachment complaintRappler
House panel junks raps vs BautistaThe Manila Times
Manila Bulletin -InterAksyon -GMA News -Tempo
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House restores budget of CHR, two other agencies - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

House restores budget of CHR, two other agencies
Manila Bulletin
House Appropriations Committee Chairman and Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles (1st district) said his panel has restored the proposed budgets of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), the Energy Regulatory Commission, and the National Commission ...
House restores proposed budgets for CHR, ERC, NCIPInquirer.net
CHR thanks House for 'open minds, hearts' after budget restoredRappler
HINDI NA P1K | Watch: House restores budgets of CHR, ERC, NCIPInterAksyon
Philippine Star -The Manila Times -CNN Philippines -Malaya
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Rescuers get closer to trapped girl as Mexico quake toll passes 220

Rescuers toiled to wrest a young girl from the rubble of a partially collapsed school in Mexico City on Wednesday, offering a small glimmer of hope more than a day after a devastating earthquake killed at least 224 people.

Rescuers get closer to trapped girl as Mexico quake toll passes 220

Rescuers toiled to wrest a young girl from the rubble of a partially collapsed school in Mexico City on Wednesday, offering a small glimmer of hope more than a day after a devastating earthquake killed at least 224 people.

Various sectors to stage anti-martial law rally

Different groups will hold protest actions in various parts of the country against President Rodrigo Duterte's war against illegal drugs, alleged extrajudicial killings, and military rule in Mindanao.

Pro-Duterte group to stage rally in Plaza Miranda

Supporters of the Duterte administration will hold a rally on Thursday, coinciding with the 45th anniversary of the martial law declaration.

Various sectors to stage anti-martial law rally

Different groups will hold protest actions in various parts of the country against President Rodrigo Duterte's war against illegal drugs, alleged extrajudicial killings, and military rule in Mindanao.

Pro-Duterte group to stage rally in Plaza Miranda

Supporters of the Duterte administration will hold a rally on Thursday, coinciding with the 45th anniversary of the martial law declaration.

Protest rallies call for end to tyranny - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Protest rallies call for end to tyranny
Inquirer.net
Militant activists gather at the foot of Mendiola bridge in Manila Tuesday night, September 19, 2017 as KADAMAY kicked of its camp out protest against the entirety of what they call Duterte's War on the Poor. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE.
Thousands to join pro, anti-Duterte rallies in Metro Manila on September 21 | SunStarSun.Star
Relieved Caloocan cops deployed to Luneta rallyTempo
NCRPO to sack Caloocan cops who will fail retrainingUNTV News

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UST hazing: 3 in 'coverup' hunted; 16 on lookout list - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

UST hazing: 3 in 'coverup' hunted; 16 on lookout list
Inquirer.net
The police on Friday launched a manhunt for three suspects in the Horacio Castillo III hazing case, including the “Good Samaritan” who allegedly tried to mislead the investigation into the brutal death of the University of Santo Tomas law freshman ...
16 Aegis Juris fratmen on DOJ departure lookoutPhilippine Star
Police orders manhunt against 3 suspects in UST hazingThe Manila Times
UST Law dean visits Atio Castillo's wake, vows justiceGMA News
Business Mirror -Malaya -Tempo -Sun.Star
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Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Vanuatu in Pacific -- USGS

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Vanuatu's Erromango island in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, but caused no damage, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and local authorities said.

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Vanuatu in Pacific -- USGS

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Vanuatu's Erromango island in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, but caused no damage, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and local authorities said.

Big Ben fuels La Salle win - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Big Ben fuels La Salle win
Inquirer.net
Returning with new weapons on his offensive arsenal, Ben Mbala propelled La Salle past Adamson, 85-73, for its third straight victory Wednesday night in UAAP Season 80 men's basketball at Mall of Asia Arena. Playing his first game of the season after ...
'A bad win': Archers struggle mightily in Mbala's returnRappler
UAAP 80: Mbala drops 32 in returnManila Bulletin
La Salle routs Adamson in Mbala's returnGMA News
Sports Interactive Network Philippines -ABS-CBN News -Malaya -The Manila Times
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Record number of states punishing human rights activism -- UN

A record 29 states, including China, Iran and Saudi Arabia, have retaliated in the past year against citizens who cooperate with the United Nations, the U.N. human rights office said on Wednesday.

Record number of states punishing human rights activism -- UN

A record 29 states, including China, Iran and Saudi Arabia, have retaliated in the past year against citizens who cooperate with the United Nations, the U.N. human rights office said on Wednesday.

Kill My Son If You Find Him In Illegal Drug Trade – President - Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

Kill My Son If You Find Him In Illegal Drug Trade – President
Information Nigeria
As part of the crackdown on hard drugs traffickers and trafficking, the Police have been given marching orders to execute the President's son if he is found to be trafficking hard drugs. Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, Sept 20, said ...

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Hurricane Maria brings destruction, heavy floods to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria rampaged across Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, bringing widespread flooding and knocking out power across the island after killing at least nine people in the Caribbean.

Hurricane Maria brings destruction, heavy floods to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria rampaged across Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, bringing widespread flooding and knocking out power across the island after killing at least nine people in the Caribbean.

51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday were to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers.

51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday were to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers.

CCTV footage shows vehicle allegedly linked to Atio's case

A red pick up was used to bring the lifeless body of alleged hazing victim Horacio "Atio" Castillo to Chinese General Hospital, as seen in a CCTV footages of two barangays in Manila.

CCTV footage shows vehicle allegedly linked to Atio's case

A red pick up was used to bring the lifeless body of alleged hazing victim Horacio "Atio" Castillo to Chinese General Hospital, as seen in a CCTV footages of two barangays in Manila.

Duterte supporters to converge at Plaza Miranda

The supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte are also going out of the streets to express their support for the Chief Executive on Thursday, the National Day of Protest.

Duterte supporters to converge at Plaza Miranda

The supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte are also going out of the streets to express their support for the Chief Executive on Thursday, the National Day of Protest.

Chemical leak seen as possible cause of death of Lipa workers

Lipa City police said four construction workers, who were found lifeless inside a rainwater catchment, may have died from an underground chemical leak, GMA News' Marisol Abdurahman reported Wednesday on "24 Oras."

Chemical leak seen as possible cause of death of Lipa workers

Lipa City police said four construction workers, who were found lifeless inside a rainwater catchment, may have died from an underground chemical leak, GMA News' Marisol Abdurahman reported Wednesday on "24 Oras."

House panel restores budget of CHR, 2 other agencies

MANILA, Philippines (First published at 9:42 p.m. on Sept.

House junks impeach complaint vs Bautista

MANILA, Philippines — The House committee on justice yesterday dismissed the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres

Ombudsman indicts Floirendo over Tadeco deal

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the indictment of Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr.

Palace condoles with quake victims

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang yesterday expressed sympathy for the victims of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico, which has left more than 200 people

Peaceful protests vowed

MANILA, Philippines — Progressive groups yesterday vowed that today’s rallies commemorating the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law would be p

Business as usual for BSP, banks today

MANILA, Philippines —  It’s business as usual for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and banks today – a non-working day for government offices as declare

Senate OK’s barangay, SK poll postponement

MANILA, Philippines —  The Senate approved yesterday on third and final reading the bill seeking to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections

UST marks Day of Mourning today

MANILA, Philippines — Today is a day of mourning and prayer for victims of senseless killings for the University of Santo Tomas (UST), which has suspended wo

AFP assures Filipinos: We will uphold democracy

MANILA, Philippines —  Forty-five years after the declaration of martial law by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)

Cayetano requested Mocha Uson to join him at the UN General Assembly -- Andanar

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday said Assistant Sec. Mocha Uson flew to New York upon the request of Foreign Affairs Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano.

Cayetano requested Mocha Uson to join him at the UN General Assembly -- Andanar

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday said Assistant Sec. Mocha Uson flew to New York upon the request of Foreign Affairs Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano.

Were his earphones on? Student dragged, killed by PNR train in Manila

A vocational school student was killed on Wednesday morning after he was hit by a Philippine National Railways train and dragged for almost a hundred meters.

Were his earphones on? Student dragged, killed by PNR train in Manila

A vocational school student was killed on Wednesday morning after he was hit by a Philippine National Railways train and dragged for almost a hundred meters.

Lawmakers' immunity from arrest for traffic offenses not a privilege, says Atienza

A party-list representative on Wednesday clarified that the immunity of lawmakers from arrest for minor traffic-related offenses is not a privilege but a provision of the 1987 Constitution.

Lawmakers' immunity from arrest for traffic offenses not a privilege, says Atienza

A party-list representative on Wednesday clarified that the immunity of lawmakers from arrest for minor traffic-related offenses is not a privilege but a provision of the 1987 Constitution.

UST Law dean visits Atio Castillo's wake, vows justice

University of Santo Tomas (UST) Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina on Wednesday promised the parents of hazing victim Horacio "Atio" Castillo III that those behind his death will face the consequence of their crime.

UST Law dean visits Atio Castillo's wake, vows justice

University of Santo Tomas (UST) Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina on Wednesday promised the parents of hazing victim Horacio "Atio" Castillo III that those behind his death will face the consequence of their crime.

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

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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.