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Drilon to Medialdea: Does presence of drug syndicates justify martial law extension? - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Drilon to Medialdea: Does presence of drug syndicates justify martial law extension?
Philippine Star
Senate President Franklin Drilon questioned the inclusion of drug syndicates on the operational directive for implementation of martial law. Philstar.com/AJ Bolando, file. MANILA, Philippines — Senate Minority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday ...
Duterte: 'I can operate with or without martial law'Inquirer.net
SC prodded to nullify Mindanao martial lawManila Bulletin
AFP chief admits recommending martial law extension until Dec. 31 | SunStarSun.Star
Rappler -The Manila Times -InterAksyon -ABS-CBN News
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Ex-DA undersecretary charged for exaggerating value of house - Inquirer.net


Ex-DA undersecretary charged for exaggerating value of house
Inquirer.net
Officials have been routinely charged for understating their wealth. But, former Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Belinda Gonzales is actually accused of exaggerating the value of her house. The Office of the Ombudsman has filed perjury charges ...

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Signal No. 1 in Batanes, Babuyan islands as Fabian maintains strength - Rappler


Rappler

Signal No. 1 in Batanes, Babuyan islands as Fabian maintains strength
Rappler
Tropical Depression Fabian is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday evening. Meanwhile, a low pressure area is spotted east of Surigao del Sur. Rappler.com. Published 11:49 AM, July 22, 2017. Updated 11:54 AM, July 22, ...
LPA intensifies into tropical depression 'Fabian'Inquirer.net
'Fabian' to exit PH Saturday night — PagasaThe Manila Times

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Drilon: 5-month extension of martial law no factual basis

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday questioned the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year, noting that the request has no factual basis.  

Drilon: 5-month extension of martial law no factual basis

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday questioned the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year, noting that the request has no factual basis.  

WATCH: US choir sings Smokey Mountain's 'Da Coconut Nut' mid-flight - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

WATCH: US choir sings Smokey Mountain's 'Da Coconut Nut' mid-flight
Inquirer.net
A US men's choir entertained plane passengers with their rendition of Smokey Mountain's “Da Coconut Nut” while flying from Kenya. In a playful clip posted on Emirates Airlines' social media pages, the 75-member Baylor University School of Music Men's ...

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Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team
Philippine Star
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer walks down the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building towards the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. Spicer abruptly resigned his position, ending a rocky six-month tenure that ...
Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press SecretaryNew York Times
Sean Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row'BBC News
Steve Bannon has 'largely disappeared' from Trump's inner circle for 'self preservation', report claimsDaily Mail
Washington Post -Manila Bulletin -Los Angeles Times -South China Morning Post
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Medialdea to Congress: Please let Duterte finish task in Mindanao

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Saturday appealed to members of Congress to allow President Rodrigo Duterte to 'finish the task” in Mindanao by approving his request of a martial law extension.  

Medialdea to Congress: Please let Duterte finish task in Mindanao

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Saturday appealed to members of Congress to allow President Rodrigo Duterte to 'finish the task” in Mindanao by approving his request of a martial law extension.  

Medialdea, Cabinet officials attend joint session on martial law

Several members of the Cabinet led by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea were in attendance at the joint session of Congress Saturday to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte's request on martial law extension.    

Medialdea, Cabinet officials attend joint session on martial law

Several members of the Cabinet led by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea were in attendance at the joint session of Congress Saturday to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte's request on martial law extension.    

LTFRB to Grab, Uber patrons: Please bear with us

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on Saturday apologized and appealed to patrons of app-based ride-hailing services such as Grab and Uber to be more understanding and patient as the agency deals with regulatory issues hounding the Transport Network Companies.

LTFRB to Grab, Uber patrons: Please bear with us

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on Saturday apologized and appealed to patrons of app-based ride-hailing services such as Grab and Uber to be more understanding and patient as the agency deals with regulatory issues hounding the Transport Network Companies.

Duterte: Don't compare me to Marcos

President Rodrigo Duterte on the eve of the Congress' special session on the extension of martial law said he should not be judged based on the actions of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

Duterte: Don't compare me to Marcos

President Rodrigo Duterte on the eve of the Congress' special session on the extension of martial law said he should not be judged based on the actions of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

Cavs star Kyrie Irving reportedly requests trade - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Cavs star Kyrie Irving reportedly requests trade
Inquirer.net
Kyrie Irving #2 and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after a play in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: ...
NBA: Kyrie Irving asks to be traded by CavaliersLos Angeles Times
Kyrie Irving requests trade from Cavs; seeks bigger roleManila Bulletin
'NBA 2K18': If Kyrie Irving Is Traded Before The Game Releases, What Happens To The Cover?Forbes
Washington Post -Yahoo Sports -Chicago Tribune -CBSSports.com
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5 hurt in North Cotabato grenade attack - Inquirer.net


5 hurt in North Cotabato grenade attack
Inquirer.net
COTABATO CITY – Five persons – including a special child – were injured when an unidentified man lobbed a hand grenade at a house in Carmen, North Cotabato – where a village official was dining with friends Friday night, police said. Chief Inspector ...

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Hostages inside mosque stopping us from ending Marawi war quickly

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday revealed that the fight in Marawi City could be over soon if only the pro-ISIS Maute group did not take hostage 300 people inside a mosque.

Hostages inside mosque stopping us from ending Marawi war quickly

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday revealed that the fight in Marawi City could be over soon if only the pro-ISIS Maute group did not take hostage 300 people inside a mosque.

Congress to decide on Mindanao martial law extension

History will be made on Saturday as the Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a special session to discuss and decide on the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao.

Congress to decide on Mindanao martial law extension

History will be made on Saturday as the Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a special session to discuss and decide on the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao.

Palestinians Suspend Official Contact With Israel - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Palestinians Suspend Official Contact With Israel
The Atlantic
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suspended all official contact with Israel on Friday until it removed new security enforcement at the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Three Palestinians, three Israelis killed in violence over holy siteThe Japan Times
Six dead as Israeli-Palestinian tensions boil overThe Guardian
Abbas to 'freeze contact' with Israel until metal detectors at al-Aqsa Mosque are removedWashington Post
SBS -Sacramento Bee -Los Angeles Times -Reuters
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P70M in shabu found in car abandoned in Manila

Law enforcement officers on Friday night recovered 14 kilos of suspected crystal meth, or shabu, left in a car abandoned at the corner of Quirino Avenue and Roxas Boulevard in Manila.

P70M in shabu found in car abandoned in Manila

Law enforcement officers on Friday night recovered 14 kilos of suspected crystal meth, or shabu, left in a car abandoned at the corner of Quirino Avenue and Roxas Boulevard in Manila.

US Navy crew found likely at fault in collision with PHL cargo ship - official

The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship's collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their surroundings, according to initial findings in an investigation, a US defense official told Reuters on Friday.

US Navy crew found likely at fault in collision with PHL cargo ship - official

The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship's collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their surroundings, according to initial findings in an investigation, a US defense official told Reuters on Friday.

Guihulngan cops among fatalities: 7 killed in ambush - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Guihulngan cops among fatalities: 7 killed in ambush
Philippine Star
Bodies of ambushed police personnel (Inset) in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental are being readied for transport to the funeral parlor. A total of seven people, including six policemen, were killed in the attack attributed to members of New People's ...
Negros OrientalVisayan Daily Star

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Wala pa ring manual inspection sa balikbayan boxes, ayon sa BOC

Nilinaw ni Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon na hindi pa rin pinapayagan ang manual inspection ng balikbayan boxes sa ilalim ng ilalabas na bagong memorandum order.

Wala pa ring manual inspection sa balikbayan boxes, ayon sa BOC

Nilinaw ni Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon na hindi pa rin pinapayagan ang manual inspection ng balikbayan boxes sa ilalim ng ilalabas na bagong memorandum order.

White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle.

White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle.

Dating TV anchor, nasawi dahil sa komplikasyon dulot ng 'kagat' ng putakte

Isang dating television anchor ang nasawi dahil sa sepsis o impeksyong kumalat sa dugo bunga umano ng komplikasyon ng 'kagat' ng putakte.

Dating TV anchor, nasawi dahil sa komplikasyon dulot ng 'kagat' ng putakte

Isang dating television anchor ang nasawi dahil sa sepsis o impeksyong kumalat sa dugo bunga umano ng komplikasyon ng 'kagat' ng putakte.

Libre: Grab and Uber | SunStar - Sun.Star


Manila Bulletin

Libre: Grab and Uber | SunStar
Sun.Star
THE issue on the operation of transport network companies (TNCs) Grab and Uber has taken the front seat. What concerns the government are the following: how to secure its share of the income of the TNC operations, the safety of passengers and the ...
Worried Uber, Grab drivers turn to DuterteInquirer.net
Regulating for inconvenience: LTFRB vs Grab, Uber and the peopleThe Manila Times

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Babaeng tulak daw ng droga, naaresto habang naghahandang 'bumatak'

Naiyak at humingi ng tawag ang isang babae nang maaresto siya ng mga awtoridad sa inuupahang bahay sa Quezon City dahil sa pagtutulak umano ng iligal na droga. Ang suspek, naghahanda pa raw gumamit ng shabu nang masakote.

Babaeng tulak daw ng droga, naaresto habang naghahandang 'bumatak'

Naiyak at humingi ng tawag ang isang babae nang maaresto siya ng mga awtoridad sa inuupahang bahay sa Quezon City dahil sa pagtutulak umano ng iligal na droga. Ang suspek, naghahanda pa raw gumamit ng shabu nang masakote.

Dating accreditation papers ng Grab at Uber, nawawala ng LTFRB

Inamin ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) nitong Biyernes na nawawala ang dating mga accreditation paper ng mga Transport Network Companies (TNCs) na Grab and Uber.

Dating accreditation papers ng Grab at Uber, nawawala ng LTFRB

Inamin ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) nitong Biyernes na nawawala ang dating mga accreditation paper ng mga Transport Network Companies (TNCs) na Grab and Uber.

Paalala ni De Lima sa pangako ni Duterte: 'Lampas-lampas na ang deadline ng 3-6 months'

Sa nalalapit na ikalawang State of the Nation Address ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte, muling nagpatutsada sa kaniya ang nakadetineng si Senadora Leila De Lima, at kinuwestiyon kung ano ang maipagmamalaki ng Punong Ehekutibo sa magiging talumpati nito sa bayan.

Paalala ni De Lima sa pangako ni Duterte: 'Lampas-lampas na ang deadline ng 3-6 months'

Sa nalalapit na ikalawang State of the Nation Address ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte, muling nagpatutsada sa kaniya ang nakadetineng si Senadora Leila De Lima, at kinuwestiyon kung ano ang maipagmamalaki ng Punong Ehekutibo sa magiging talumpati nito sa bayan.

Duterte gov't neglecting ISIS support among locals, says report

MANILA, Philippines — As security forces continue to battle to retake a small section of Marawi City still in Islamist militant hands, President Rodrigo Dute

Sandiganbayan posts record-high case disposal rate in first half of 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan had a prolific first half of the year, resolving 442 cases higher than the 371 cases disposed for th

DFA vows progress in counterterrorism after US report

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs asserted on Friday that the government is taking "bold and decisive steps" to counter terrorism after

EU parliament: Prevention, rehabilitation key in solving drug menace

MANILA, Philippines — The European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights urged the Philippine government to continue developing prevention and rehabilitati

ISIS central provided Marawi militants with funding, says report

MANILA, Philippines — The almost two-month old battle for Marawi may have been abetted by tens of thousands of dollars of financial support from the central

Jardeleza is still wealthiest Supreme Court justice

MANILA, Philippines — Francis Jardeleza, a former solicitor general, remained the richest magistrate of the Supreme Court in 2016 with a net worth doubling t

Tokhang survivor submits testimony before US Congress

MANILA, Philippines — A survivor of an attempted extrajudicial killing in the Philippines submitted a statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for

Duterte's Cabinet a millionaires' club with 1 billionaire

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet is a gathering of millionaires and a billionaire with the exception of two officials, their disclos

US lawmakers slam Trump's invitation to Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — US congressmen have expressed opposition against the invitation of US President Donald Trump for President Duterte to the White House.

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.