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Dating aktress na si Sabrina M Photo © www.pep.ph

Dating sexy star hinuli dahil umano sa pagbebenta ng bawal na gamot

DINAKIP ng pulisya nitong nakaraang araw ng Linggo sa Lungsod Quezon ang dating sexy star na si Sabrina M at dalawang kasama nito matapos siyang maaktuhan na nagbebenta ng bawal na gamot sa isang buy-bust operation. Maliban sa 36 na taong gulang na si Sabrina M (Karen Salas Palasigui sa tunay buhay), kinilala ng mga awtoridad ang iba pang mga […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · News
The 16 stranded seafarers in Thailand asking asking help from President Rodrigo Duterte Photo © Rev. Fr. Dave Hinay

Sixteen starving Filipino seafarers seeking government help after being abandoned and stranded in Thailand by their employer

BANGKOK, Thailand — Sixteen Filipino and five Romanian mariners are now reportedly starving in Thailand after allegedly being abandoned by their employer in an apparent bid to evade financial responsibility. This was learned on Tuesday by Beyond Deadlines during an interview with Rev. Fr. Dave Hinay, Laem Chabang Port chaplain. He said the Filipino seafarers, crews of the Liberian ship […]

by Nelson Flores, Ll.B.· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
Problemado si Matobato*

Problemado si Matobato*

NADAGDAGAN pa ang problema ni Edgar Matobato, ang nagpakilalang dating hitman ng kinatatakutang Davao Death Squad (DDS), na nagparatang na si President Duterte ang bumuo umano sa kanilang grupo at nag-uutos kung sino ang kanilang papatayin. Tinortyur daw si Matobato at gustong paslangin ng mga kapwa miyembro ng DDS dahil plano niyang iwan ang grupo. Dahil sa mga pagbabanta ay […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
It was a plane similar to this that caught fire while about to take off in Cebu-Mactan International Airport Photo © https://commons.wikimedia.org

Cebgo passenger hurt during evacuation

A PLANE passenger was hurt Monday night while being evacuated from burning a aircraft at the Cebu-Mactan International Airport. The wheels of the Tacloban bound Cebgo Flight DG 6577 with 67 passengers and crew on board caught fire while preparing to take off. Because of the incident, the passengers and crew had to be evacuated on the runway. The unnamed […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
The Beauty of Contrast*

The Beauty of Contrast*

YES, there are images like those of a sunset or trees in fall; portraits of nature in an awesome display of blazing colors that will truly move you into tears with their ineffable beauty. But there are also nondescript images of leaves, flowers, trees or scenery that do not hit you hard. Why? For a photographer, what needs to be […]

by Vics Magsaysay, Ph.D.· · 0 comments · Opinions
A PAL Airbus A340-300 similar to this was forced to return to NAIA due to smoke problem Photo © philippineairlines.com

Haneda-bound PAL flight returns due to smoke in the cabin

CABIN smoke forced a Japan bound flight of the Philippine Airlines to return to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport shortly after it took off Monday morning. PAL Flight Pr 422 had just took off from the country’s premier airport when smoke suddenly engulfed the cabin at about 9:32 a.m. causing anxiety among its 222 passengers and 13 crew members. The […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Batas sa bawal na gamot dapat nang amyendahan – Rep. Robert “Ace” Barbers

Batas sa bawal na gamot dapat nang amyendahan – Rep. Robert “Ace” Barbers

NAPAPANAHON nang amyendahan ang kasalukuyang Republic Act 9165 (the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002) upang masawata ang operasyon ng mga sindikato ng bawal na gamot sa loob at labas ng New Bilibid Prisons. Ito ang sinabi ni Rep. Robert “Ace” Barbers ng ikalawang distrito ng Surigao Del Norte sa isang pulong balitaan sa Lungsod Quezon kamakailan. Ayon kay Barbers […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · News
Moliere PMS: A hilarious mix of hypocrisy and honesty

Moliere PMS: A hilarious mix of hypocrisy and honesty

THE Egg Theater Co together with the PARC Foundation and Pineapple Lab presents Moliere PMS, a fusion of three Moliere play adaptations: Praning (The Imaginary Invalid), Maniacal (The Learned Ladies), and Schism (The Misanthrope) on October 1 & 2 at PARC Foundation, 494 Lt. Artiaga St., San Juan City and Pineapple Lab, 6071 Palma Street, Rockwell on October 7-9 and […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Entertainment
Luke Who’s Talking #27*

Luke Who’s Talking #27*

“Heto na naman tayo, ber months .. pinaka gusto kong panahon .. kasi nga magpapasko na at marami na namang pasyalan: Payanig sa Pasig, Big Bang sa Alabang, Gulong sa Mandaluyong, Lupasay sa Pasay, Tagilid sa Taguig, Kulasisi sa Kyusi, Siksikan sa MRT, Walang Masakyan pag Umuulan, Salvage sa Damuhan, Oplan Tokhang sa Pandakan, Saksakan sa Daan, Holdapan sa Sasakyan, […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · Grains of Salt
Sen. Gregorio Honasan Photo © interaksyon.com

PH Ombudsman: Honasan liable for P29M PDAF scam

PHILIPPINE Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the filing of graft charges before the Sandiganbayan against Senator Gregorio Honasan II and nine other persons for their alleged involvement in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. Specifically, Honasan and his co-accused are set to be tried before the country’s anti-graft court for two counts of violation of Section 3(e) of […]

by Nelson Flores, Ll.B.· · 0 comments · News
QC Mayor Herbert Bautista. Photo © http://newsinfo.inquirer.net

Chinese drug lords nakapapasok sa bansa dahil sa mahinang immigration — Mayor Herbert Bautista

SINISI kamakailan ni Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista ang mahinang border security ng bansa bilang dahilan upang makapasok umano ang mga dayuhang drug lords na siyang nasa likod daw ng mga naglalakihang laboratoryo ng metamphetamine hydrochloride o shabu na naitayo sa bansa. Ito ang naging pahayag ni Mayor Bautista sa isang pulong balitaan kung saan ipinahayag din niya ang gaganaping […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · News
Geopolitics and Philippine Security (Last Part)*

Geopolitics and Philippine Security (Last Part)*

“Who rules East Europe controls the Heartland; who rules the Heartland controls the World Island; who rules the World Island controls the World”– Sir Halford Mackinder PART VI: RP Win-Win Strategy in Sea Dispute with China The upcoming RP-China talks on the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea put the Philippines at the vital cross-road to war or peace. […]

by Victor Corpus, M.P.A.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Party-list Rep. Michael Romero Photo ©
bilyonaryo.com.ph

A bill granting tax amnesties to individual, corporations filed before Congress by richest solon

A PARTY-LIST lawmaker over the weekend filed a bill that is aimed at granting tax amnesties to individuals and corporations, paving the way for an increased revenue collection for the country’s coffers. Rep. Michael Romero of 1Pacman Party-list explained that his bill — House Bill 3655 or “an act to increase revenues and to provide the foundation for an effective […]

by Rodolfo Andal· · 0 comments · News
Salamat po*

Salamat po*

UNA sa lahat ay salamat sa Diyos at sa lahat ng mga naniniwala at sumusuporta sa akin. Nitong nagdaang Martes, ika 20 ng Septiyembre, ay malualhati po akong na ordinahan bilang isang Misyoneryong Diakono ng Iglesia Catolica Filipina Independiente o Philippine Indepenent Catholic Church sa Katedral ng Kristong Hari sa Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte. Malaki po ang utang ko kay […]

by Nelson Flores, Ll.B.· · 0 comments · Opinions
California Gov. Jerry Brown (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Filipino-Americans hail Gov. Brown’s Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

FILIPINO-Americans hailed California Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of Senate bill (SB) 1015 which permanently enshrined the so-called “Domestic Workers Bill of Rights” into the state’s Labor Code. Brown’s action will affect an estimated 300,000 domestic workers in California — about 11 percent of them are Filipinos. Aquilina Soriano Versoza, executive director of Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), said it was hard […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News