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PH’ NAIA rescue teams passed CREX with flying colors

PH’ NAIA rescue teams passed CREX with flying colors

TO ENSURE the proficiency of its rescue teams in responding to emergency situations, the Manila International Airport Authority on Thursday held the 2017 Crash and Rescue Exercise which simulated an airplane crash and passenger rescue in the country’s premier airport. According to MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal, last Thursday’s exercise assumed that a Clark-bound plane carrying 75 passengers and six […]

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PH Government prosecutors have indicted former Negros Rep. Herminio Teves for alleged anomalous PDAF disbursement

GOVERNMENT prosecutors have indicted former Representative Herminio Teves of the 3rd District of Negros Oriental due to alleged violation of the anti-graft laws in connection with the disbursement of his Php10 million Priority Development Assistance Fund in 2006. Specifically, the Office of the Ombudsman charged Teves before the Sandiganbayan with one count of violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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“Global Handwashing Day” ipinagdiwang sa PH

IPINAGDIWANG nitong Martes ang Pandaigdigang Araw ng Paghuhugas ng Kamay (Global Handwashing Day) sa Pinyahan Elementary School sa Lungsod Quezon sa pangunguna ng Manila Water, Department of Health, Department of Education, mga guro, estudyante at opisyal ng lungsod sa pamamagitan nang pagtuturo ng tamang paraan nang paghuhugas ng kamay sa mga kabataan. Ayon kay Gel Alfonso, program manager ng Manila […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · Health, News
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China trains the PH Drug Enforcement Agency on international cooperation

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron Aquino is in mainland China leading the country’s delegation to a two-week training course on international cooperation as part of the deepening relations between the two countries.     Aquino, in a statement, said the country’s attendance to the training course on cooperation in Fuzhou City, Fujian will help address key challenges on […]

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PH’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport no longer one of the world’s worst

THE reforms made at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have finally bore fruit as it is now no longer considered as one of the world’s top 20 worst airports. According to the Manila Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Wednesday, the latest survey of the travel website “The Guide To Sleeping In Airports” published on October 15, no longer includes […]

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Artista dinakip ng pulisya dahil sa panggugulo umano sa isang kainan sa QC

INARESTO ng pulisya noong Lunes ng gabi ang actor na si Baron Geisler matapos umano itong ireklamo ng panggugulo sa isang resto- bar sa Quezon City. Si Geisler na isang residente ng Angeles City, ay kaagad na sinampahan ng kaso sa tanggapan ng piskalya ng Quezon City matapos siyang ireklamo ng panggugulo ni Nora Quilang, general manager ng TGIF Restaurant; […]

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PH’ Iloilo International Airport resumes operations

THE Philippines’ Iloilo International Airport has resumed operations Monday afternoon after being closed since late Friday night due to a stuck Cebu Pacific’s plane which overshot the runway allegedly due to increment weather. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) spokesman Eric Apolonio said the agency lifted the closure notice at 2p.m. after it declared that the runway usable and […]

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Indy 500 racing rising star Neil Alberico (center) poses with former Carson City Mayor Jim Dear and a female fan after the Philippine tourism department’s “Bring Home a Friend” kick off ceremony at the Carson City Community Center on Friday.

PH tourism’s “bring home a friend” kicks off in LA

THE Philippine Department of Tourism on Friday has kicked off IN Los Angeles the old “Bring Home a Friend” campaign in Carson City. The kick off ceremony was highlighted by the presentation of the DoT’s Filipino American Ambassadors of Goodwill that included LA Lakers rising star Jordan Clarkson, boxer Brian Viloria and racing upcoming idol Neil Alberico. Alberico, however, was […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
The top leaders behind the months-long war in Marawi Isnilon Hapilon (left) and Omar Maute. AP, INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

PH terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute killed by the military

PHILIPPINE Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday confirmed that Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute, two of the several terrorists leaders responsible for the month long siege of Marawi City, have been killed. Lorenzana, in a press conference, said an early morning military assault on the terrorists stronghold led to the deaths of Hapilon and Maute and the rescue of 17 […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
Pamana ng Lahi participating artists (from left to right) Magoo Valencia, Boi Sibug, Vics Magsaysay (standing 4th from left), Luz Spanks (seated 7th from left) Sal Floriano (seated) and Johnny Otilano (seated). Also in photo are PILAC president Bernie Targa-Ganon (seated 5th from left), FACLA 1st vice president Pol Julian (standing 2nd from right) and FACLA 2nd vice president Art Garcia (seated extreme right). 	                                                Photo © Vics Magsaysay

Pamana ng Lahi is now set to receive entries for “Best Picture of the Year” for its photo contest

THE ongoing Pamana ng Lahi, a month-long art and photography exposition at the Filipino Cultural Center in the Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles, is now set to receive entries for its “Best Picture of the Year” photo contest. Bernie Targa-Ganon, president of Philippine Institute of Language, Arts and Culture (PILAC) said trophies and cash prizes await would-be winners to the […]

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Chamorro and Carolinian cultures now better understood

LAST month’s Third Marianas History Conference was a success. Thus said Northern Marianas Humanities Council Executive Director Scott Russell as he disclosed that nearly 300 participants attended the conference which was aimed to further understand facts about Chamorro and Carolinian cultures.  The conference featured 36 different presentations – including three keynote speech – of original research that covers a wide […]

by Lori Lyn Lirio· · 1 comment · News
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PH President Rodrigo Duterte’s critics unfazed with his threats to setup revolutionary government

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s threat on Friday to setup a revolutionary government to protect his administration from “destabilizers” earned a lot of flak from opposition lawmakers and cause oriented groups who said that aside from being unconstitutional, his threat is the product of a paranoid mind. Liberal Party president and Senator Francisco “Kiko” Pangilinan said criticism is not tantamount to destabilization […]

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A Cebu Pacific plane reportedly veered from the runway of Iloilo International Airport last Friday. Nobody was hurt. Screen shot from Facebook post of JP Janolino Peñol / Rappler.com

Iloilo International Airport to remain closed until Sunday night

ILOILO International Airport will remain closed until Sunday evening as investigators are still on site recovering the Cebu Pacific Air aircraft that overshot the runway late Friday night. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), equipment are still being flown in from Manila while investigators, including members of the Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board members, and […]

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PH President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to declare a revolutionary government to protect his embattled administration

PH President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to declare a revolutionary government to protect his embattled administration

FOR the nth time President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to setup a revolutionary government to protect his administration from the alleged “destabilization efforts” of his enemies, including the communist rebels, the rich and the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency. Duterte’s chilling threat to unhinge traditional democracy in the Philippines came in the heels of the recent steep dive of his public […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 1 comment · News
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The Roman Catholic Church urges everyone to join EDSA procession for the victims of extrajudicial killings

THE Roman Catholic Church on Thursday urged the Filipino people to join in the one-kilometer procession on November 5 from EDSA Shrine to the People Power Monument to observe the start of the “healing campaign” in the country, which is plagued by death. In a statement, Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President Lingayen Archbishop Socrates Villegas invited EVERYONE […]

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Filipino American youths mass up at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Ivar St. for the annual march, which has become known as the Fil-Am Hollywood March, to seek justice for Filipino World War II veterans. The photo was taken in November 2016. Photo © Abner Galino

Filipino American youths readies for annual Hollywood march for Vets

THE Rescission Act of 1946 took away from Filipino-American veterans and their families the benefits, rights, privileges and recognition that they deserved and since then the wait for the government of the United States of America to rectify the monumental mistake has been on, 71 years now to be exact. “Justice delayed is justice denied,” said Eddy Gana , one […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
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Executive Action: Duterte Tells CIA ‘Kill Me or Get Out of My Country

By Sputnik News PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US Central Intelligence Agency of plotting his assassination, and not for the first time. Whether his allegations hold weight or not, the spying organization has demonstrably played a role in the slaying of numerous troublesome world leaders. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said October 12 the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) should […]

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Suspicious bag disrupts plane’s Davao flight

A CEBU Pacific flight bound for Davao on Thursday was delayed for over an hour due to the discovery of an unattended bag inside the plane causing inconvenience to its passengers. Cebu Pacific’s (CEB) Flight 5J963 was supposed to depart the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 8:30 a.m. but failed to do so because its passengers were asked to disembark […]

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PH President Rodrigo Duterte slams European Union anew

PH President Rodrigo Duterte slams European Union anew

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday blasted the European Union members states anew due to their continuing criticism of his bloody anti-drugs war and dared their ambassadors to leave the country within 24 hours. Duterte made the dare five days after the independent Geneva based Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that the Philippines could be eased out of the United Nations […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 1 comment · News
Stop the killings, stop silencing dissent

Stop the killings, stop silencing dissent

This is the statement of a seven-member delegation of the Progressive Alliance (PA) and the Party of European Socialists (PES) that have visited Manila this week to assess the situation and to demonstrate solidarity in support for democracy in the Philippines. The delegation was hosted by Akbayan Party, a member of Progressive Alliance. The delegation includes: Konstantin Woinoff (Coordinator, Progressive Alliance), Giacomo Filibeck (Deputy […]

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