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Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes Sarangani

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolted Sarangani Province early this morning, a bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Se

US seeks tough North Korea action, but China shows no inclination - CTV News


CTV News

US seeks tough North Korea action, but China shows no inclination
CTV News
The United States and China offered starkly different strategies Friday for addressing North Korea's escalating nuclear threat as U.S. President Donald Trump's top diplomat demanded full enforcement of economic sanctions on Pyongyang and urged new ...
On NKorea, Russia says world wonders about warPhilippine Star
US urges UN to act on 'real' nuclear threat of North Korea or face 'catastrophic' consequencesThe Independent
US seeks tough NKorea action, but China shows no inclinationDaily Mail
Washington Post -Vox -BBC News -Sky News Australia
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Trump's first 100 days: Unfulfilled promises and major moves - Irish Times


Irish Times

Trump's first 100 days: Unfulfilled promises and major moves
Irish Times
When Donald J Trump returns to the Pennsylvanian town of Harrisburgon Saturday to mark his 100th day in office as US president he will be reflecting on a three-month period in the White House that no one saw coming. Trump's improbable journey from ...
Analysis: We've read all President Trump's tweets, so you don't have toCTV News
Donald Trump's First 100 Days In Office | Season 28 | THE SIMPSONSYouTube
Exclusive: Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old lifeReuters

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Global press freedom at 13-year low - survey

Global press freedom has hit a 13-year low, threatened by US President Donald Trump's media bashing and restrictions pursued by both democratic and authoritarian governments, a watchdog said Friday.

Global press freedom at 13-year low - survey

Global press freedom has hit a 13-year low, threatened by US President Donald Trump's media bashing and restrictions pursued by both democratic and authoritarian governments, a watchdog said Friday.

Congress at 100 Days: Frenetic Action but Few Accomplishments - New York Times


New York Times

Congress at 100 Days: Frenetic Action but Few Accomplishments
New York Times
Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, at a news conference at the Capitol on Tuesday. He asked Senate committee leaders to bring him bipartisan bills. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Owners of ancient water vessels are ...
Daily Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur RossThe White House

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Here's What Nintendo Told Us About the New 2DS XL - TIME


TIME

Here's What Nintendo Told Us About the New 2DS XL
TIME
If you're wondering why Nintendo is adding a member to its 3DS family of game handhelds, or who it's for, the company's North American president just offered TIME a plausible explanation. At the high end of Nintendo's devoted gaming handheld family ...
Nintendo Finally Says Goodbye To 3DKotaku

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Fire hits residential area in Pasay City

A fire hit a residential area in Pasay City early Saturday morning, according to a report by Luisito Santos for Super Radyo's dzBB.

Fire hits residential area in Pasay City

A fire hit a residential area in Pasay City early Saturday morning, according to a report by Luisito Santos for Super Radyo's dzBB.

Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace
Philippine Star
Pope Francis, in the car, is escorted by security forces as he leaves Cairo's airport, Egypt, Friday, April 28, 2017. Francis is in Egypt for a two-day trip aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's ...
Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visitInquirer.net
The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local):Miami Herald
In Cairo, Francis Takes On 'Demagogic' Populism and Violence Masked as PietyNew York Times
Los Angeles Times -CNN -BBC News -NDTV
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US says failure to act on North Korea could be catastrophic

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile abilities could lead to 'catastrophic consequences,' while China and Russia cautioned Washington against threatening military force to solve the problem.

US says failure to act on North Korea could be catastrophic

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile abilities could lead to 'catastrophic consequences,' while China and Russia cautioned Washington against threatening military force to solve the problem.

PNP chief Dela Rosa, kinampihan ang hepe ng MPD-Station 1

Kahit inalis sa puwesto, tila mabubunutan ng tinik ang kontrobersiyal na hepe ng Manila Police District Station 1 matapos siyang kampihan mismo ni PNP Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa sa isyu ng sikretong selda.

PNP chief Dela Rosa, kinampihan ang hepe ng MPD-Station 1

Kahit inalis sa puwesto, tila mabubunutan ng tinik ang kontrobersiyal na hepe ng Manila Police District Station 1 matapos siyang kampihan mismo ni PNP Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa sa isyu ng sikretong selda.

Spurs, Raptors end series on the road - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Spurs, Raptors end series on the road
Philippine Star
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard drives against Memphis Grizzlies guard Wayne Selden Jr. during the second half of Game 6 in the NBA first-round playoff series in Memphis, Tennessee. AP. MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Kawhi Leonard scored 29 ...
Rockets-Spurs preview: Harden vs. Kawhi headlines battle of Western heavyweightsCBSSports.com
Roundup: Toasting the Spurs and Grizzlies after a hard-foughtmySanAntonio.com
San Antonio Spurs Basketball News, Schedule, Roster, Stats - SB NationSB Nation

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Tremors shake central Chile, no damage reported

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled buildings in the Chilean capital Santiago on Friday, the most powerful in a string of tremors that struck central Chile during the afternoon.

Tremors shake central Chile, no damage reported

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled buildings in the Chilean capital Santiago on Friday, the most powerful in a string of tremors that struck central Chile during the afternoon.

Soft on regional issues? That's the Asean way - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Soft on regional issues? That's the Asean way
Inquirer.net
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers, from left, Malaysia Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, Myanmar Foreign Minister U Kyaw Tin, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinal, Vietnam Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Philippine ...
Despite NoKor appeal, Asean expresses grave concern over testsPhilippine Star
ASEAN warms to China as bloc rediscovers unityManila Bulletin
Rising tensions on Korean peninsula worry ASEANBusinessWorld Online Edition
The Manila Times -News1130 -New Zealand Herald -CNN Philippines
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Text messages show Nobleza, Dongon in contact with ASG gunmen

A series of text messages obtained by GMA News suggests that Superintendent Maria Cristina Nobleza and her supposed boyfriend, Abu Sayyaf group (ASG) member Reenor Lou Dongon, were communicating with ASG gunmen as they were being chased around the province.

Text messages show Nobleza, Dongon in contact with ASG gunmen

A series of text messages obtained by GMA News suggests that Superintendent Maria Cristina Nobleza and her supposed boyfriend, Abu Sayyaf group (ASG) member Reenor Lou Dongon, were communicating with ASG gunmen as they were being chased around the province.

Less epic but more meaningful 'Guardians' sequel - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Less epic but more meaningful 'Guardians' sequel
Inquirer.net
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” often feels like a forced and self-conscious sequel, but it makes you care deeper about characters we barely knew before. And while it has less unpredictable conflicts, the collective drama is amped-up and more ...
A guarded Guardians returnPhilippine Star
Sylvester Stallone's 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' character has a big future in the MCUToronto Sun
Vin Diesel promises Groot spinoff movie would be so hugeUSA TODAY

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Nagbitiw na Catanduanes cop, may katibayan daw na inutusan siyang pumatay

Mayroon daw katibayan ang nagbitiw na pulis sa Catanduanes para patunayan na inutusan siya ng kaniyang opisyal na pumatay para makapagpakitang-gilas ang kanilang mga pinuno sa Oplang-Tokhang ng pamahalaan.

Nagbitiw na Catanduanes cop, may katibayan daw na inutusan siyang pumatay

Mayroon daw katibayan ang nagbitiw na pulis sa Catanduanes para patunayan na inutusan siya ng kaniyang opisyal na pumatay para makapagpakitang-gilas ang kanilang mga pinuno sa Oplang-Tokhang ng pamahalaan.

Aguirre ready for charges before ICC

MANILA, Philippines -  Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II dared yesterday lawyer Jude Sabio to “bring it on,” in reaction to the charge of crimes against

‘MRT maintenance provider takes 2 months to replace bulb’

MANILA, Philippines -  The maintenance service provider of Metro Rail Transit 3, the rail line along Edsa, takes two months to replace a broken light bulb, R

Dangerous food products flooding market — FDA

MANILA, Philippines -  Unregistered food products and supplements considered “dangerous” to public health are being sold in the local market, the Food and Dr

OSG ruling on BuCor contract premature – Tadeco

MANILA, Philippines -  Davao-based Tagum Development Co. Inc.

No mention of Veloso clemency in Joko, Rody meet

MANILA, Philippines -  President Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo skipped the issue on the possible grant of clemency to convicted drug trafficke

Self-rated poverty up in Q1 – SWS

MANILA, Philippines -  Filipino families who rated themselves “mahirap” or poor rose by 1.5 million in the first quarter of the year, according to t

DOJ chief denies alleged plot to silence Atong Ang

MANILA, Philippines -  Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday denied involvement in an alleged plot to kill gambling operator Charlie “Atong” Ang.

Despite NoKor appeal, Asean expresses grave concern over tests

MANILA, Philippines -  The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) expressed yesterday its “grave concern” over the escalation of tension in the Korea

Senate to pass 3 landmark bills when session resumes

MANILA, Philippines -  The Senate aims to pass on third and final reading landmark bills, including reforms to the country’s criminal justice system, promoti

Japan's Abe says will work with UK's May on N.Korea, South China Sea disputes

Japanese Prime Minister pledged on Friday to face down threats to international order from North Korea and building tensions over the South China Sea by working with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Japan's Abe says will work with UK's May on N.Korea, South China Sea disputes

Japanese Prime Minister pledged on Friday to face down threats to international order from North Korea and building tensions over the South China Sea by working with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Several injured in Quiapo blast

At least 11 people were injured when an explosion occurred along Quezon Boulevard in Manila late Friday evening, according to a report by Luisito Santos of Super Radyo's dzBB.

Several injured in Quiapo blast

At least 11 people were injured when an explosion occurred along Quezon Boulevard in Manila late Friday evening, according to a report by Luisito Santos of Super Radyo's dzBB.

Asia weighs risk and reward in Trump's 'bromance' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump's warm words for Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as a 'good man' will reassure Beijing that he finally understands the importance of good ties, but risks leaving America's regional allies puzzling over where they fit into the new order.

Asia weighs risk and reward in Trump's 'bromance' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump's warm words for Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as a 'good man' will reassure Beijing that he finally understands the importance of good ties, but risks leaving America's regional allies puzzling over where they fit into the new order.

Pope Francis denounces barbarity during Egypt visit

Pope Francis, making a two-day visit to Egypt, urged Muslim leaders on Friday to unite in renouncing religious extremism at a time when Islamist militants are targeting ancient Christian communities across the Middle East.

Pope Francis denounces barbarity during Egypt visit

Pope Francis, making a two-day visit to Egypt, urged Muslim leaders on Friday to unite in renouncing religious extremism at a time when Islamist militants are targeting ancient Christian communities across the Middle East.

Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House.

Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House.

Jokowi couldn't wait to try 'sobrang masarap' Davao durian

Indonesian President Joko Widodo delighted guests at the state banquet organized in his honor when he inserted a few Filipino phrases in his toast.

Jokowi couldn't wait to try 'sobrang masarap' Davao durian

Indonesian President Joko Widodo delighted guests at the state banquet organized in his honor when he inserted a few Filipino phrases in his toast.

Alleged order to commit EJK prompts Catanduanes cop to resign 

Saying he could not stomach the illegal activities of his colleagues, which included extrajudicial killings and the planting of evidence, a policeman in Catanduanes tendered his resignation, GMA News' Raffy Tima reported on 24 Oras on Friday.

Alleged order to commit EJK prompts Catanduanes cop to resign 

Saying he could not stomach the illegal activities of his colleagues, which included extrajudicial killings and the planting of evidence, a policeman in Catanduanes tendered his resignation, GMA News' Raffy Tima reported on 24 Oras on Friday.

Lalawigan ng Quezon, may ipinagmamalaki ring underground river gaya ng Palawan

Tulad ng Palawan, mayroon ding maipagmamalaking underground river ang lalawigan ng Quezon na makikita sa bayan ng Sampaloc.

Lalawigan ng Quezon, may ipinagmamalaki ring underground river gaya ng Palawan

Tulad ng Palawan, mayroon ding maipagmamalaking underground river ang lalawigan ng Quezon na makikita sa bayan ng Sampaloc.

Duterte to 'look into' secret Manila jail cell - Rappler


Rappler

Duterte to 'look into' secret Manila jail cell
Rappler
Senators call for 'swift justice' against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed. Pia Ranada · @piaranada. Published 5:04 PM, April 28, 2017. Updated 5:29 PM, April 28, 2017. SECRET JAIL CELL. NCRPO chief ...
Are there more hidden jails? Probe soughtInquirer.net
Police commander sacked over 'secret jail'The Manila Times
Duterte to look into Tondo 'hidden jail'Philippine Star
Manila Bulletin -USA TODAY -Times Colonist -The National
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Raptors knock Bucks out of playoffs in Game 6 - Rappler


Rappler

Raptors knock Bucks out of playoffs in Game 6
Rappler
ADVANCING. The Toronto Raptors blew a 25-point lead but still had enough to put away the Bucks. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP. LOS ANGELES, USA - DeMar DeRozan delivered 32 points as the Toronto Raptors rebounded after blowing a ...
Resilient Raptors pass tough Bucks test, ready to prove doubters wrong in Cavs rematchSports Interactive Network Philippines
How the Raptors' Youth Has Saved Their SeasonBasketball Insiders
Raptors, Spurs advance to second round of NBA playoffsThe Manila Times
SB Nation -FOXSports.com
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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.