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Bask in name recall, spend a mite: Or how Duterte's kids win elections

(Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism) Candidates in Philippine elections usually complain about what many of them say are outdate

Distracted driving, distracted walking - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Distracted driving, distracted walking
Manila Bulletin
The initial attempt to enforce Republic Act (RA) 10913, the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, last May was snagged in controversy when traffic enforcers sought to include bans that were not actually in the law, such as on rosaries hanging from rear-view ...
Researchers create dataset to analyze distracted drivingUPI.com

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North Korea holds off on Guam missile plan as China urges 'brakes' on rhetoric - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

North Korea holds off on Guam missile plan as China urges 'brakes' on rhetoric
The Sydney Morning Herald
Seoul/Washington: North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent ...
Is Guam in Danger from North Korea? Emergency Broadcasts Cause Missile Scare on US IslandNewsweek
How South Korea can defuse the Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un showdownNew York Daily News

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Nolcom on alert for possible North Korean missile debris

MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has ordered the Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) to be on alert for missile debris that may la

Businessman in drug case: I’m not close to Paolo

MANILA, Philippines - Despite the release of photos showing him apparently enjoying the company of President Duterte’s son Paolo, a Cebu-based Filipino-Chine

China ships massing near Pag-asa sandbars?

MANILA, Philippines - China is massing Navy and Coast Guard ships near Pag-asa Island in Palawan, which is occupied by a few hundred Filipino soldiers and ci

I can’t clean BOC alone – Faeldon

MANILA, Philippines - Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon yesterday admitted he was aware of entrenched corruption in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) but said h

Uber resumes service… for a few hours

MANILA, Philippines - Ride-sharing company Uber resumed operations yesterday noon after asking the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFR

North Korean leader holds off on Guam missile plan

SEOUL  — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said yesterday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would

More Pinoys expect better lives in next 12 months

MANILA, Philippines - More Filipinos expect better lives in the next 12 months, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll published by the n

2 poultry workers being monitored

MANILA, Philippines - Two poultry workers in Pampanga are being monitored for showing symptoms of avian flu, a health official said yesterday.

Drug tests in schools not tokhang – DepEd

MANILA, Philippines - The random drug testing for students in public and private high schools will not be similar to Oplan Tokhang, Education Secretary Leono

Chicken supply, prices stable amid flu: DA 7 | SunStar - Sun.Star


Sun.Star

Chicken supply, prices stable amid flu: DA 7 | SunStar
Sun.Star
Safe so far. Richellito Nepangue gathers eggs from a poultry farm in Bantayan, Cebu. Department of Agriculture 7 Director Salvador Diputado assures consumers that chicken in Central Visayas is safe to eat but advises that it be cooked thoroughly ...
BAI lifts poultry restrictionsInquirer.net
Affected farmers to get P50-M helpTempo

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21 drug pushers killed, 64 arrested in Bulacan - The Manila Times


GMA News

21 drug pushers killed, 64 arrested in Bulacan
The Manila Times
Twenty-one alleged drug pushers were killed in the “One Time Big Time” operation of the Bulacan Police followed by the arrest of 64 more drug suspects in simultaneous police raids conducted in 24 hours since Monday until the celebration of 429th ...
PNP: 21 alleged drug offenders killed in single day in BulacanInquirer.net
Philippines: 21 alleged drug offenders killed in single dayFox News
Police in Philippines kill 21 suspected drug usersAnadolu Agency
Study International News
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NBI nabs 2 men who 'hacked' emails in scheme to pocket P6-M Yolanda aid - GMA News


GMA News

NBI nabs 2 men who 'hacked' emails in scheme to pocket P6-M Yolanda aid
GMA News
Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) nabbed two men for supposedly pocketing funds worth P6 million for the rehabilitation of areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda. In a press statement on Tuesday, the NBI identified the suspects as ...

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Espenido asks for more time to submit defense over bloody Ozamiz raids - ABS-CBN News


Espenido asks for more time to submit defense over bloody Ozamiz raids
ABS-CBN News
MANILA- Ozamiz City top cop Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido on Tuesday asked for more time to submit his counter-affidavit and other defenses to charges of murder and arbitrary detention. The charges stemmed from the bloody raids against alleged lawless ...

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DPWH to begin construction of NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 - UNTV News


UNTV News

DPWH to begin construction of NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10
UNTV News
MANILA, Philippines — The government is set to construct a new elevated expressway in a part of Northern Metro Manila that would connect NLEX and Road 20 to Manila. On Tuesday, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the North ...

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IED blast injures 7 soldiers in Marawi

Seven government troops were injured after they were hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) in war-torn Marawi City.

IED blast injures 7 soldiers in Marawi

Seven government troops were injured after they were hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) in war-torn Marawi City.

Pinoy residents in Guam relieved after NoKor holds off attack

Filipino residents and government officials living in Guam expressed relief that North Korea held off its plan to fire missiles towards the area.

Pinoy residents in Guam relieved after NoKor holds off attack

Filipino residents and government officials living in Guam expressed relief that North Korea held off its plan to fire missiles towards the area.

Ex-OFW who spent life savings on itik farm rues potential losses

'Sumugal lang kami sa ano kasi nga ayoko na din bumalik ng ibang bansa, ng South Korea, ayoko na ring bumalik kaya nag-try akong mag-invest dito sa duck raising. Ayun, tapos ganito pa yung nangyari, kaya mahirap.'

Ex-OFW who spent life savings on itik farm rues potential losses

'Sumugal lang kami sa ano kasi nga ayoko na din bumalik ng ibang bansa, ng South Korea, ayoko na ring bumalik kaya nag-try akong mag-invest dito sa duck raising. Ayun, tapos ganito pa yung nangyari, kaya mahirap.'

Isang linggong donasyon sa parokya, tinangay ng umano'y iskolar ng simbahan

Aabot sa P400,000 na cash donation na nalikom para sa buong linggo ng parokya ang tinangay mula sa isang simbahan sa Cebu City na hinihinalagang kagagawan ng isa nilang iskolar.

Isang linggong donasyon sa parokya, tinangay ng umano'y iskolar ng simbahan

Aabot sa P400,000 na cash donation na nalikom para sa buong linggo ng parokya ang tinangay mula sa isang simbahan sa Cebu City na hinihinalagang kagagawan ng isa nilang iskolar.

Umano'y 'middleman' sa shabu shipment case, inaresto sa kasong rape

Dahil sa reklamong rape, inaresto ng mga tauhan ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) nitong Martes si Kenneth Dong, ang umano'y middleman sa P6.4-bilyon halaga ng shabu shipment na nakalusot sa Bureau of Customs. Nangyari ang pag-aresto matapos dumalo sa pagdinig ng Senado.

Umano'y 'middleman' sa shabu shipment case, inaresto sa kasong rape

Dahil sa reklamong rape, inaresto ng mga tauhan ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) nitong Martes si Kenneth Dong, ang umano'y middleman sa P6.4-bilyon halaga ng shabu shipment na nakalusot sa Bureau of Customs. Nangyari ang pag-aresto matapos dumalo sa pagdinig ng Senado.

Death toll in Bulacan overnight drug ops now at 26

At least 26 people have died in overnight drug operations that began on Monday in Bulacan province.

Death toll in Bulacan overnight drug ops now at 26

At least 26 people have died in overnight drug operations that began on Monday in Bulacan province.

Ex-Surigao mayor faces graft raps for shelter assistance disbursement

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of charges against the former mayor of Santa Monica, Surigao del Norte over the disbursement of P980,000 worth of shelter assistance in 2010.

Ex-Surigao mayor faces graft raps for shelter assistance disbursement

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of charges against the former mayor of Santa Monica, Surigao del Norte over the disbursement of P980,000 worth of shelter assistance in 2010.

Piñol, local officials, eat chicken lugaw in San Luis amid bird flu outbreak

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and local officials of San Luis, Pampanga ate poultry products on Tuesday amid the avian influenza outbreak in the municipality.

Piñol, local officials, eat chicken lugaw in San Luis amid bird flu outbreak

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and local officials of San Luis, Pampanga ate poultry products on Tuesday amid the avian influenza outbreak in the municipality.

NYC chair Aiza Seguerra: Give Sangguniang Kabataan a chance

National Youth Commission chairperson Aiza Seguerra on Tuesday expressed dismay over the decision to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

NYC chair Aiza Seguerra: Give Sangguniang Kabataan a chance

National Youth Commission chairperson Aiza Seguerra on Tuesday expressed dismay over the decision to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

Pulis na maghahatid ng anak sa paaralan, patay sa pamamaril

Patay ang isang pulis nang barilin habang naghahatid ng anak sa paaralan sa Maynila nitong Martes ng umaga.

Pulis na maghahatid ng anak sa paaralan, patay sa pamamaril

Patay ang isang pulis nang barilin habang naghahatid ng anak sa paaralan sa Maynila nitong Martes ng umaga.

Nograles to DAR chief: I am not pitting the poor against the poor

House appropriations committee chair Representative Karlo Nograles on Tuesday denied the claims of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano that he 'pits the poor against the poor' by pushing the re-channeling of unused funds of the department to finance the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.

Nograles to DAR chief: I am not pitting the poor against the poor

House appropriations committee chair Representative Karlo Nograles on Tuesday denied the claims of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano that he 'pits the poor against the poor' by pushing the re-channeling of unused funds of the department to finance the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.

LTFRB says its one-month suspension on accredition of Uber still stands - Manila Bulletin


Philippine Star

LTFRB says its one-month suspension on accredition of Uber still stands
Manila Bulletin
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said its one-month suspension on the accreditation of Uber Philippines still stands declaring that the group's continued operation is illegal even if it filed a motion of reconsideration ...
Uber says appeals one-month Philippine suspension, resuming servicesReuters
LTFRB junks Uber's appeal on suspension orderABS-CBN News
Uber plans to ignore cease and desist order in the PhilippinesSeeking Alpha

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AFP orders NolCom to prepare for possible Nokor missile attack on Guam

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has already alerted the Northern Luzon Command to monitor and prepare contingency plans in case North Korea pushes through its plan to fire missiles near Guam.

AFP orders NolCom to prepare for possible Nokor missile attack on Guam

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has already alerted the Northern Luzon Command to monitor and prepare contingency plans in case North Korea pushes through its plan to fire missiles near Guam.

Andanar: Gov't won't spend for bloggers covering Duterte

'Wala pong budget ang naisama para sa bloggers accreditation, ang blogger will be spending on their own in covering the President.'

Andanar: Gov't won't spend for bloggers covering Duterte

'Wala pong budget ang naisama para sa bloggers accreditation, ang blogger will be spending on their own in covering the President.'

Ang pagdagan ng cement mixer sa kotse sa Mindanao Avenue sa QC

Nakunan sa closed-circuit-television camera ang pagragasa ng cement mixer truck na bumangga sa center island sa Mindanao Avenue sa Quezon City bago nito nadaganan ang isang kotse.

Ang pagdagan ng cement mixer sa kotse sa Mindanao Avenue sa QC

Nakunan sa closed-circuit-television camera ang pagragasa ng cement mixer truck na bumangga sa center island sa Mindanao Avenue sa Quezon City bago nito nadaganan ang isang kotse.

DOJ gives more time for Espenido, 3 others to answer complaints

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday gave Ozamiz police head Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido and three of his subordinates additional time to file their defense to the complaints in connection with the bloody police operation against suspected criminals in the city on June 1.

DOJ gives more time for Espenido, 3 others to answer complaints

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday gave Ozamiz police head Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido and three of his subordinates additional time to file their defense to the complaints in connection with the bloody police operation against suspected criminals in the city on June 1.

DepEd: High school students subject to random drug testing - CNN Philippines


CNN Philippines

DepEd: High school students subject to random drug testing
CNN Philippines
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 15) — High school students from public and private schools will be subject to random drug testing beginning this school year, education department officials said. The Department on Education (DepEd) released ...

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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

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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.