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Warriors coach Kerr uncertain for NBA Finals - GMA News


GMA News

Warriors coach Kerr uncertain for NBA Finals
GMA News
The Golden State Warriors still don't know if they'll have head coach Steve Kerr back for the NBA Finals as he continues to contend with complications from back surgery. "Right now he's doing everything but coaching, but right now he's not able to ...
Steve Kerr's return to Warriors bench still uncertain as NBA Finals draws nearSports Interactive Network Philippines
Bring on Cavaliers-Warriors, a promising NBA Finals trilogyESPN
NBA Finals 2017: Cavs, Warriors ready to settle score in championship grudge matchSporting News
CBSSports.com -Forbes -Asbury Park Press -The Mercury News
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91 prisoners escape Brazilian jail, flee through tunnel - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

91 prisoners escape Brazilian jail, flee through tunnel
Manila Bulletin
A group of 91 prisoners escaped a jail in northeastern Brazil on Thursday by fleeing through a 30-meter (100-foot) tunnel, Brazilian media said. Nine of the inmates have been found, while police are attempting to catch the remaining 82 who disappeared ...

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Trump scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums - InterAksyon


InterAksyon

Trump scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums
InterAksyon
US President Donald Trump speaks beside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the start of the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium. (photo by Christian Hartmann, Reuters). BRUSSELS — US President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his ...
In NATO Speech, Trump Is Vague About Mutual Defense PledgeNew York Times
AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDTWashington Post
Trump scolds NATO allies for not spending more on defenseLos Angeles Times
gulfnews.com -The Globe and Mail -Manila Bulletin -New York Daily News
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The Latest: Polls closing in Montana - Washington Post


Washington Post

The Latest: Polls closing in Montana
Washington Post
BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Latest on the misdemeanor assault case against Greg Gianforte, a Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a special election Thursday. (all times local):. 8:03 p.m.. Montana polls are closing, a day after ...
Is It Wrong to Body Slam a Journalist? These Days, Opinions VaryNew York Times
Top Republican demands apology for assault on reporterManila Bulletin
Montana special House election: Tight race expected as polls closeFox News
Los Angeles Times -Politico -NPR -Business Insider
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Manchester attack: Trump condemns media leaks - BBC News


BBC News

Manchester attack: Trump condemns media leaks
BBC News
Leaks to American media about the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack are "deeply troubling", US President Donald Trump has said. They were a "grave threat to our national security", he added, and pledged to get to the bottom of them. US ...
Manchester attack: Second bomb in hands of jihadistsDaily Mail
The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with USWashington Post
Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midstAljazeera.com
South China Morning Post -NEWS.com.au -WFMZ Allentown -The Japan Times
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Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018 - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018
Manila Bulletin
Oil producers within and outside OPEC agreed on Thursday to extend output cuts into 2018 to ease a global supply glut and support the price of crude. Market prices for oil fell, however, because of disappointment that there was no decision to deepen ...
Oil languishes after OPEC fails to deepen supply cuts, Asian stocks retreatGMA News
Oil remains weak after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectationsBusiness Insider
OPEC, fighting market forces, extends production cutsThe Boston Globe
CNBC -Irish Independent -Christian Science Monitor -Sky News Australia
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Ramadan 2017: Important Health Tips For Ramadan - NDTV


NDTV

Ramadan 2017: Important Health Tips For Ramadan
NDTV
Ramadan is a month of the Islamic calendar in which Prophet Muhammad is said to have revealed their holy book - the Qu'ran - to Muslims. All India | Edited by Parmeshwar Bawa | Updated: May 26, 2017 06:28 IST. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored Links ...
Let's reflect and come together this holy monthKhaleej Times
Remember those who sufferNew Straits Times Online
Column: How teachers can support students during RamadanPBS NewsHour
Leadership Newspapers -The Intelligencer -Aljazeera.com -Houston Chronicle
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Military in Bicol, Southern Tagalog on red alert - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Military in Bicol, Southern Tagalog on red alert
Inquirer.net
Lt. General Ferdinand Quidilla, commander of the Armed Forces Southern Luzon Command. (FILE PHOTO BY DELFIN T. MALLARI JR. / INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON). LUCENA CITY, Quezon – All military forces in Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions ...

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Trump shoves fellow NATO leader aside on his first summit

U.S. President Donald Trump muscled himself to the front of the world stage in Brussels on Thursday, firmly pushing aside the leader of soon-to-be member Montenegro at a NATO summit.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks that left at least three policemen dead and 12 others wounded on Wednesday.

Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defence and said more attacks such as this week's bombing in Manchester would take place unless the alliance did more to stop militants.

US warship drill meant to defy China's claim over artificial island — officials - GMA News


GMA News

US warship drill meant to defy China's claim over artificial island — officials
GMA News
WASHINGTON - A U.S. warship carried out a "maneuvering drill" when it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, to show Beijing it was not entitled to a territorial sea around it, U.S. officials ...
In the South China Sea, the US is Struggling to Halt Beijing's AdvanceForeign Policy (blog)
U.S. Navy ship sails near South China Sea reefRappler
China condemns US after warship sails near South China Sea reefSBS
The Australian Financial Review -Reuters UK -Financial Express -STRATFOR
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US warship drill meant to defy China's claim over artificial island -- officials

A U.S. warship carried out a 'maneuvering drill' when it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, to show Beijing it was not entitled to a territorial sea around it, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that 'deeply troubling' leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies.

Car blast injures former Greek PM Papademos

Greece's former prime minister Lucas Papademos was injured when an explosive device hidden in an envelope detonated inside his car in central Athens on Thursday, police said.

No basis for Philippines-wide martial law – senators - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

No basis for Philippines-wide martial law – senators
Philippine Star
everal senators do not see any basis for President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law in the whole country as various personalities and groups have warned against possible repercussions of such a scenario. AP/Pavel Golovkin, File. MANILA ...
Dureza: Duterte martial law so different from Marcos'Inquirer.net
Mindanao businesses unaffected by martial law declarationGMA News
I won't tolerate abuses – DuterteManila Bulletin
Rappler -Sun.Star -InterAksyon -The Manila Times
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Inter-Parliamentary Union panel visits detained De Lima

MANILA, Philippines — Detained Sen. Leila De Lima has thanked the members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union for reviewing her drug cases and detention.

Martial law to 'isolate' Duterte from masses, communist party warns

MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines said on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte’s imposition of military rule in Mindanao would

A look into Duterte's reasons for martial law in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte cited rebellion as motive for declaring martial law and suspending the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao thro

US senators ask Trump to delay Duterte's visit

MANILA, Philippines — Twelve United States senators urged US President Donald Trump to delay his invitation to President Rodrigo Duterte to visit the White H

Cabinet execs confident martial law in Mindanao will not affect economy, tourism

MOSCOW – The Duterte administration is confident that the martial law in Mindanao, which was declared because of threats posed by Islamic extremists, would n

How Maute group came to be

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines - The Maute terror group first emerged in Butig town in Lanao del Sur more than two years ago, just as the Islamic State of Iraq a

FULL TEXT: Leaked transcript of Trump-Duterte phone call

MANILA, Philippines — A four-page transcript of the telephone call of US President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently circulated

Taiwan same-sex marriage ruling brightens outlook for gay rights in China

Taiwan's decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry has proved a shot in the arm for China's gay rights movement, but it is likely to be many years before Beijing approves similar measures, amid deep-rooted opposition in some quarters.

Pinoy killed in Sandakan hit-and-run incident

A Filipino plantation worker was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Sandakan, Malaysia, early Sunday morning, according to a report by New Straits Times.

Mary Jane Veloso camp rues CA injunction vs. deposition 

The camp of Filipino death row inmate Mary Jane Veloso on Thursday expressed disappointment at the decision of the Court of Appeals to prevent her from spilling the beans on her recruiters who allegedly tricked her into transporting illegal drugs in Indonesia.

UK police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

British police arrested a seventh person Wednesday in connection with the massacre at a Manchester pop concert that left 22 people dead.

Estimated 23 mln would lose health insurance under Republican bill -- CBO

An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new bill's potential impact.

Venezuela prosecutor chides government over military tribunals

Deepening her split with unpopular President Nicolas Maduro's government, Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday accused security officers of excessive force and condemned the use of military tribunals to judge protesters.

Homeless hailed as heroes in Manchester attack

A homeless man begging at the Manchester Arena as the suicide attack went off was being hailed as a hero Tuesday after cradling a dying woman in his arms.

Two dead in suspected suicide bombing in Jakarta-- police

Indonesian police said on Wednesday that a suspected suicide bomber and a police officer were killed in explosions near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, Jakarta.

Manchester bomber had 'proven' links to ISIS -French minister

The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had links with ISIS, said a French minister.

China's Xi urges Taiwan business lobby to back 'one China' principle

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a business lobby for Taiwan enterprises on the mainland to support the 'one China' principle and contribute to unity between Beijing and Taipei, state media said on Wednesday.

Pope asks Trump to be peacemaker, gives him environmental letter

Pope Francis urged US President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker at their highly anticipated first meeting on Wednesday, and Trump promised he would not forget the pontiff's message.

CA extends stay order vs. deposition of Mary Jane Veloso's testimony indefinitely

Filipino death row inmate Mary Jane Veloso would still not be able to testify against the individuals who allegedly tricked her into transporting illegal drugs in Indonesia in 2010.

Pinoy resto in NYC temporarily closed after health inspection

A popular Filipino restaurant in New York City has been temporarily shut down by the health department due to alleged violations discovered after an inspection, according to a report on Sunnyside Post.

Another Pinay falls to death while cleaning window in HK

A Filipina fell to her death while cleaning the window of her seventh-floor flat in Hong Kong, reports said.

200 more Pinoys in Saudi Arabia return home after amnesty

Some 200 undocumented Filipinos were on their way home Tuesday after availing of the amnesty offered by the Saudi Arabian government.

6 OFWs to be repatriated from Russia - PHL envoy

Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos Sorreta on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte had instructed them to repatriate six overseas Filipino workers back to the Philippines.

Balikbayan may face jail time over 'technical smuggling'

A balikbayan may face up to six years in jail for allegedly misdeclaring P3-million worth of used car and motorcycles as household goods and personal effects, GMA News' Jun Veneracion reported on Balitanghali on Tuesday.

No Filipinos hurt in Ariana Grande concert blast --DFA

No Filipinos were harmed in the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester City on Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

59 more undocumented OFWs arrive home from Saudi Arabia

Fifty-nine more undocumented OFWs arrived in the Philippines from Saudi Arabia over the weekend after they availed of the amnesty offered by the Saudi Arabian government.

OFWs call for PHL-Russia pact that will benefit them

With President Rodrigo Duterte currently in Russia for an official visit, Filipinos there are hoping he could address some of the issues hounding them, among them job security.

Lola's kin hurt after reading about Tizons' abuse

Relatives of the late Eudocia Pulido or Lola Cosiang, the 'slave' referred to by journalist Alex Tizon in an article for The Atlantic, were hurt after reading about the abuses she suffered.

Over 2,000 Pinoys who applied for amnesty in Jeddah get exit visas

Officials from the Philippine Consulate confirmed on Thursday that 2,332 undocumented Filipinos in Jeddah received their exit visa as of May 17 under the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's 90-day amnesty program that started late March.  

Pinoys in Moscow excited about Duterte's visit

Since it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited President Rodrigo Duterte to visit his country, Filipinos in Russia who supported Duterte in the 2016 elections could not help but get excited.

No Pinoys hurt in Times Square incident - DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday said there were no Filipinos hurt after a car plowed into the pedestrians of New York City's Times Square.

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.