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Grim future for Human Rights in PH predicted

Grim future for Human Rights in PH predicted

A LABOR federation warned on Sunday of a grim future for human rights in the Philippines as the Duterte administration continues to encroach on the people’s political rights and civil liberties as it tries to provoke the organized left into action to create a scenario of violence and lawlessness in an obvious attempt to legitimize the implementation of the ruling […]

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Are People Becoming Dumber? Reasons Behind Low Human IQ

By Sputnik News A NEW documentary broadcast by Arte TV Channel has revealed that the average human IQ is gradually decreasing. The authors explain this trend by the hazardous impact of the chemicals in our environment. Anthropologist Edward Dutton, however, is confident that the negative trend has been triggered by much more unwelcome factors. The phenomenon of a lowering human IQ can be […]

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Just Say No: UN Rejects White House Recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

By Sputnik News AT A time when it appears that almost the entire developed world has refuted a recent White House claim of support for the highly-disputed location of Israel’s capital city, one of the world’s most prominent global organizations has chimed in, asserting its refutation of the deeply unpopular Washington move. The White House, isolated during a special United Nations […]

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Bulkang Kanlaon at Bulusan balisa

Bulkang Kanlaon at Bulusan balisa

PATULOY na nag-aalboroto ang bulkang Kanlaon sa lalawigan ng Negros ngunit sa kabila nito ay sinabi ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology na “moderate” lamang ang kilos nito. Ayon sa Phivolcs, nakapagtala nang siyam na volcanic earthquakes ang mga monitoring equipment nito sa paligid ng Kanlaon mula nang magpakita muli ito ng buhay noong ika-23 ng Nobyembre. Sinabi ng […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · Environment, News
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The Integrated Bar of the Philippines is set to commemorate the 70th year adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

IN A bid to promote human rights awareness amid mounting reports of its violation, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines on Monday will host “Human Rights Day 2017: Our Rights. Our Freedom. Always,” a legal forum to commemorate the 70th year adoption of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The forum, which is co-organized by the Commission on […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 1 comment · News
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Riding in tandem tumira uli sa QC

ILANG araw matapos ipagutos ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang muling pakikisangkot ng Philippine National Police sa kanyang digmaan laban sa bawal na gamot ay isang 54-na taong gulang na pinaghihinalaang “tulak” ang binaril at napatay sa Lungsod Quezon ng mga naka-riding in tandem nitong nagdaang gabi ng Huwebes. Kinilala ni P/ Supt. Rodelio B. Marcelo, hepe ng Quezon City Police […]

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PH environmentalists lauded senate’s move to probe stinking Canadian trash

PHILIPPINE based civil society groups, including environmentalists, public health advocates and members of labor groups, welcomed the Senate’s move to probe the already rotting Canadian garbage dumping issue, weeks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “it is now theoretically possible to get the illegal garbage shipments back (to Canada).” The Ang Nars Party-list, EcoWaste Coalition, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives […]

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PH health department implemented dengue vaccination program sans WHO preliminary advice

THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday clarified that it did not it recommended to the Philippines and other countries to use Dengvaxia, the world’s first dengue vaccine, for their immunization programs. The WHO issued the clarification after the French manufacturer of Dengvaxia, Sanofi Pasteur, revealed its findings on Friday that the vaccine’s use on individuals who have not been […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · Health, News
Miss Zambia Isabel Chikoti tries the national costume created for her by Filipino designer Carl Andrada at the dressing of Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas during the 2017 Miss Universe pageant. Photo © Tony Garcia

Pinoy designer gets a crack at Ms. Universe

A BUDDING Filipino fashion designer from Los Angeles had the opportunity to show off his creativity in the runway of the recently concluded Ms. Universe 2017 pageant held in Las Vegas. Carl Andrada’s design, which was worn by Miss Zambia Isabel Chikoti, didn’t make it to the top 10 best national costumes. It was Miss Japan Momoko Abe who won […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, Entertainment, News
Pinoy Houston TV’s exemplary service to the community recognized

Pinoy Houston TV’s exemplary service to the community recognized

HOUSTON, Texas – THE Caribbean Chamber of Commerce recognized Pinoy Houston TV’s exemplary service to the community by presenting it with the APEX Media Award during its formal celebration of the Caribbean Heritage Month last Saturday. The APEX Award is given annually to Houston organizations for their achievements in Local News, New Business, Education, Community Service, and more. Aside from […]

by Daniella Flanagan· · 2 comments · Diaspora, News
PH Drug Enforcement Agency welcomes return of police in drug war

PH Drug Enforcement Agency welcomes return of police in drug war

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, in a statement Tuesday, welcomed the return of the Philippine National Police in the anti-drug war. “The PDEA welcomes the decision of the President (Rodrigo Duterte). It has been the desire of PDEA that PNP will return in the fight against illegal drugs,” said PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino. In the same statement, the PDEA […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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Philippine President Orders Police to Rejoin Fight Against Narcotics

By Sputnik News EFFORTS by a Philippine agency to combat drug trafficking will be supported by the country’s law enforcement officers, in a sign that the government is seeking to reinforce its anti-drug campaign. Philippine police have been ordered by their president to rejoin the country’s ongoing war on drugs. Rodrigo Duterte’s instructions “to resume providing active support” to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency indicate […]

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Dengue Prevention Program in Philippines Could Actually Worsen Disease

By Sputnik News HUNDREDS of thousands of children in the Philippines have been administered a dengue fever vaccine that may exacerbate the disease, officials warned on Monday. The vaccine, Dengvaxia, has already been given to more than 730,000 public school children age nine or older in three regions of the Philippines in an effort to prevent the potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus. Dengue can cause severe flu-like […]

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Student group calls for genuine Filipino people empowerment

Student group calls for genuine Filipino people empowerment

A STUDENT organization calls for the true empowerment of the Filipino people towards genuine progress and liberation as it warned that President Rodrigo Duterte’s planned “revolutionary government” will only further entrench the elite domination of the political and economic system of the nation. In a statement, the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan (SPARK) said Duterte’s “Rev-Gov” is not about sincerely solving […]

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MLQ University gave highest award to former economic zone Director General Lilian De Lima

THE Manuel Luis Quezon University awarded former Philippine Economic Zone Authority Director General Lilia B. De Lima with the Quezonian Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her recent winning of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service and invaluable contributions to the public sector. The awarding was made during the MLQU’s School for Professional Advancement and Continuing Education (SPACE) […]

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PH airport authority apologizes for lack of AC at Ninoy Aquino International Airport

THE Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Wednesday apologized to the public for the inconvenience they suffered after parts of the air conditioning system at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 went out. “We are experiencing warm temperature in some parts of NAIA Terminal 3 due to the ongoing repair of our central air-conditioning system. We apologize for the […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Stop buying firecrackers and instead donate for the rehabilitation of war ravaged Marawi City

Stop buying firecrackers and instead donate for the rehabilitation of war ravaged Marawi City

A PHILIPPINE based environmental group called on the Filipino people to stop buying firecrackers for the yuletide season and instead donate the money to the people of Marawi City to help them rise from the tragedy that struck their community. In a statement, the EcoWaste Coalition, a public health and environment watchdog; said government offices, private companies, households and ordinary […]

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Presidential Peace Adviser to Sultanates — “Be agents of social healing”

DAVAO CITY – “Can we break these walls of exclusivity?” This was the question raised by Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza among datus, sultans, imams and Christian preachers attending the 2nd International Royalty and Nobility Interfaith Peace Conference. Dureza noted that there is a tendency for some groups to carry out development and peace building efforts based on their own […]

by Rodolfo Andal· · 0 comments · News
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Multi-media companies ng China tutulong sa PCOO–Andanar

INAASAHANG madadagdagan pa ang mga multi-media companies sa iba’t ibang panig ng mundo na nakikipagtulungan sa Presidential Communications Operations Office ng Pilipinas para sa isinusulong nitong modernisasyon ng government television at mga istasyon ng radyo. Ito ang napag-alaman matapos paunlakan noong Nobyembre 24 ni Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar ang imbitasyon ng State Council Information Office o SCIO ng People’s […]

by Rodolfo Andal· · 0 comments · News
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Filipino food trending in the culinary world — Bourdain and Zimmern

ANTHONY Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern, two renowned American food connoisseurs, said the current trending of Filipino food in the United States would lead to its rise in the culinary world. Since the two iconic American food connoisseurs have been proclaiming the eventual trending of Filipino food in the United States, it should be noted that their forecasts stemmed from sincere […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News