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Reds seek to halt US military exercises

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is urging the Duterte administration to order the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AF

Duterte sorry for wrongly tagging officials in ‘drug matrix’

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday publicly apologized for mistakenly implicating a number of officials in the “drug matrix.”

Yasay: Duterte open to better relationships with China, Russia

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte is open to engaging more closely with China and Russia in pursuing the administration's new foreign policy, F

Duterte's 'cross the Rubicon' remark does not equate to cutting US ties, says Yasay

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte's "cross the Rubicon" statement does not mean that

US concerned over Philippines' sea row agenda, says Yasay

MANILA, Philippines — United States officials were concerned over the Philippines' next steps on the dispute over the South China Sea, but the Philippines is

High-powered guns for Abu Sayyaf, ARMM execs seized in San Juan

MANILA, Philippines – Four men who are allegedly supplying high-powered guns to the Abu Sayyaf Group and war lords in ARMM including politicians were arreste

New Zealand to help boost local dairy industry

COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Thousands of Filipinos stand to benefit from technical interventions New Zealand committed to provide to boost the local dairy i

New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa - GMA News


GMA News

New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa
GMA News
MIAMI, United States - More evidence of possible water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa has been spotted using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the US space agency said Monday. Europa, one of more than 50 moons circling ...
Jupiter's moon Europa may expel water plumes from under icy shell, Nasa saysThe Guardian
Europa's 'Surprising' Activity Explained: Hints of Water PlumesNational Geographic
On Jupiter's Moon Europa, More Tantalizing Signs of Giant Water PlumesSpace.com
The Verge -AOL News -WIRED -The Register
all 158 news articles »

Arnold Palmer left a mark on everyone he met, DEREK LAWRENSON writes - Daily Mail


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Arnold Palmer left a mark on everyone he met, DEREK LAWRENSON writes
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For Golf Channel, Arnold Palmer coverage is personalUSA TODAY
Nicklaus remembers fantastic rivalry, friendship with Palmer (3:33)ESPN
Everyone has a favorite Arnold Palmer storyPalm Beach Post
The Japan Times -TIME -BBC Sport -Fortune
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Clinton, Trump hours away from historic debate battle - CNN


CNN

Clinton, Trump hours away from historic debate battle
CNN
Watch the first presidential debate Monday night at 9 p.m. ET on CNN, CNNgo and CNN.com. (CNN) It could be the greatest political show on Earth. With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will face off in ...
Benghazi survivor, 9/11 survivor and disabled star of Clinton ads (oh and Mark Cuban)Daily Mail
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to face off in first US presidential debateTelegraph.co.uk
TOP OBAMA ADVISER: Here's the blueprint Hillary Clinton should follow for success in the first debateBusiness Insider
The Guardian -The Globe and Mail -Philippine Star -New York Times
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Zika infects pregnant woman in Cebu - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Zika infects pregnant woman in Cebu
Inquirer.net
The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported the Philippines' first known case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus, which threatens unborn babies. A 22-year-old woman from Cebu province, who is 19 weeks pregnant with her first child, ...
Country's 1st Zika pregnancy case reported in Cebu CityManila Bulletin
DOH records first case of Zika-infected pregnancyMalaya
Pregnant Filipina has ZikaHong Kong Standard (press release)
Gulf Today -Outbreak News Today
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Duterte: Probe me but follow Philippine laws - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Duterte: Probe me but follow Philippine laws
Philippine Star
A police SWAT member stands guard as police operatives examine the scene where two bodies lay on a road after being killed in a police drug "buy-bust" operation before dawn Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 in Pasig city, east of Manila, Philippines. Philippine ...
Duterte to UN: You may probe but…Inquirer.net
Presidential remarks on China, Russia send investors fleeingBusinessWorld Online Edition
Duterte to open PH to more investors from China, RussiaInterAksyon
Daily Mail -The Manila Times -GMA News -Sun.Star
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Colombia's 52-Year War May Soon Be Over, But What Happens Next? - Huffington Post


Colombia's 52-Year War May Soon Be Over, But What Happens Next?
Huffington Post
Guerrillas from FARC EP meet in the early morning to get to work in Llanos del Yari, a town in an Indigenous region of southern Colombia on 21 Sept. 2016. Colombians will soon vote on a contentious and comprehensive peace deal that could end more than ...

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Portugal's Guterres leads race for UN chief after fifth ballot

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres leads the race to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after a fifth U.N. Security Council secret ballot on Monday, diplomats said.

Here's How Snapchat Spectacles Could Become a Huge Hit - Fortune


Fortune

Here's How Snapchat Spectacles Could Become a Huge Hit
Fortune
The company has to learn from Google's mistakes. A little more than three years ago,Google co-founder Sergey Brin introduced the world to Google Glass with a splashy demo featuring skydivers livestreaming their jump via the eyewear. The theatrical ...
Snapchat Spectacles have what Google Glass was sorely missing: FunCNET
Meet the man behind Spectacles, Snapchat's new smart sunglassesRecode
Why Snapchat's new glasses could be more than just a toyCNBC
Inquirer.net -Digiday -Forbes -The Next Web
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Sanofi gets $43-M U.S. funding to spur Zika vaccine development

Sanofi SA said on Monday the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved $43.18 million in funding to accelerate the development of a Zika vaccine, as part of efforts to prevent the infection.

Saudi Arabia cuts public sector bonuses, ministers' salaries

Saudi Arabia's government has decided to curb to some financial perks for public sector employees, according to a live broadcast of the cabinet's weekly meeting.

Moscow slams US, UK for ‘unacceptable’ UN statements on Syria

Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of "barbarism" and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo.

Typhoon Megi to blast Taiwan with damaging winds and flooding rain - AccuWeather.com


AccuWeather.com

Typhoon Megi to blast Taiwan with damaging winds and flooding rain
AccuWeather.com
Strong Typhoon Megi will blast Taiwan and eastern China with hazardous flooding as the latest tropical system to spin through the region. Early Monday night, rain from Megi moved into Japan's southernmost Ryukyu Islands and eastern Taiwan creating ...
Taiwan braces for Typhoon MegiChina Post
Taiwan to close markets, offices in Taipei as typhoon nearsChicago Tribune
Typhoon Megi to lash Taiwan, Eastern ChinaSkymet Weather
Taipei Times
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Bello, POEA raise red flag over Ireland-based recruitment firm

Filipinos seeking jobs abroad have been warned against bogus job opportunities being spread through email by an Ireland-based recruitment company.

Civil service exam eyed for OFWs in HK who want to work in Duterte gov't

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has sought the help of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for the conduct of the civil service examination for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong who want to return to the country for good.

Motive sought in fatal shooting at Washington state mall after arrest

Investigators were working to determine what led a gunman to open fire and kill five people in a department store at a Washington state mall, police said on Sunday after arresting a 20-year-old suspect in the deadly rampage.

US, Russia trade blows over Syria as warplanes pound Aleppo

UNITED NATIONS/AMMAN — The United States accused Russia of "barbarism" in Syria on Sunday as warplanes supporting Syrian government forces pounded Aleppo and Moscow said ending the civil war was almost "impossible."

Third priest found dead in Mexico

The bullet-riddled body of a priest who had disappeared in western Mexico has been found, authorities said Sunday, making him the third cleric murdered this week in the country.

Gov’t plans to have a bank for OFWs, says Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the government is planning to establish a bank for overseas Filipino workers, a report on Unang Balita on Monday said.

Activists in Mexico urge US expats to derail Trump

A human rights group is urging the nearly one million US citizens who live in Mexico to vote in hopes of keeping Republican Donald Trump out of the White House, organizers said Sunday.

Trump tells Netanyahu he'll recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ‘undivided’ capital

Republican candidate Donald Trump pledged Sunday in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital if he is elected president.

Islamic State claims Baghdad suicide bombing that kills seven

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a commercial street of Baghdad on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 28, police sources said, as Islamic State steps up attacks in Iraq.

Warplanes pound Syria's Aleppo, UN Security Council meets

Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government forces, backed by Russia, battled rebels for control of the city as the UN Security Council met to discuss the escalating violence.

Leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram says he is alive in video

In a video, the leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram rejected statements by the country's military that he had been seriously wounded.

Clinton, Trump in virtual tie ahead of first debate – poll

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a virtual dead heat in their bitter race for the White House on the eve of their first head-to-head presidential debate, a new poll showed Sunday.

POEA issues guidelines on online registration of Pinoy seafarers

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued guidelines on the online registry of seafarers as part of government effort to secure a universal identification for Filipino sailors.   

Suspect in fatal shooting of 5 at Washington mall captured, identified

The gunman believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, was captured on Saturday one day after the attack, authorities said.

Charlotte protesters march for sixth night despite shooting video release

A couple hundred demonstrators chanted and marched through Charlotte on Sunday, as protests persisted after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers in North Carolina's largest city.

In Denmark, Pinay au pairs risk abuse in name of Â�‘cultural exchange’

Common in Europe, cultural exchange programs allow young people, usually women, to immerse themselves in an overseas culture while helping with child care in exchange for food, accommodation and a modest allowance.  

Former OFW shot dead in Parañaque City

A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Parañaque City shortly before midnight Thursday, according to a report by radio dzBB's Luisito Santos.

Some Europeans bothered by news coming from PHL

Some Europeans are bothered by recent news coming from the Philippines, particularly the killings related to the Duterte administration's war on illegal drugs, according to a report by GMA News' Jay Sabale on State of the Nation on Thursday.

Immigrants have little impact on native-born workers —US study

An influx of immigrants is likely to have little impact on wages and jobs for native-born US workers, unless they have less than a high-school education, according to a study published Wednesday.

Suspect in chop-chop murder of OFW in Dubai nabbed

The suspect in the murder of an overseas Filipino worker in Dubai last May has been arrested, Unang Balita reported on Thursday.

Taiwan relaxes visa for PHL, five other ASEAN countries, India

To attract more travelers, Taiwan has relaxed its visa policy for the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and India, its representative office in Manila said Wednesday.

Duterte spokesman urges Fil-Am media 'not to be adversarial'

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella explains his boss before Filipino-American journalists in New York.

42% of Pinoys in HK jails linked to illegal drugs —official

Forty-two percent of Filipinos languishing in nine Hong Kong  jails have drug-related cases.

BI to cross-match travel papers of Pinoys returning home from hajj

Filipinos who will arrive home from the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia should expect slight delay in the processes as the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is conducting cross-matching of travel documents.

More and more Pinoys pursuing studies in New Zealand

More and more Filipinos are studying in New Zealand, making the Philippines its fifth largest source market for its education sector.

Former AFP chief re-appointed as special envoy to the Middle East

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced that he has appointed another former military man to be part of his Cabinet.

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)

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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.