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‘God crucified? F**k, how unimpressive!’ Duterte says his Jesus would’ve burned all non-believers

By RT THE Philippines’ eccentric leader has shared his views on the cornerstone tenets of the Christian faith, calling the Holy Trinity doctrine “silly” and claiming that it was “unimpressive” for a true god to get himself crucified. In his latest tirade against the Catholic Church, Duterte started off by mocking the Holy Trinity, the […]

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Grief before Christmas*

IT is truly saddening that some people would rather shroud their fellow men in grief and bring sadness rather than spread love and happiness this holiday season. Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara revealed that a whopping PhP30 million has been offered by some congressmen and the provincial government of Albay for anyone who can provide […]

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MIAA strongly committed in enhancing security

By Benjie Lim Vergara AIRPORT General Manager Ed Monreal said that the Manila International Airport Authority is committed to work with the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to boost security measures for the protection of passengers. “We were informed by the TSA about their observations regarding procedures, processes, equipment and personnel posting at the […]

Diaspora News

Fil-Am pols join efforts for Larry Itliong-named St. in LA

By Abner Galino THE National Federation of Filipino American Associations, several Southern California-based organizations, and elected Filipino officials led by Cerritos Mayor Mark Pulido and Carson Councilmember Lito Santarina, have endorsed the proposal to have a portion of the Temple Street in Los Angeles be renamed Larry Itliong Avenue. The proposal has been submitted to […]

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2 doktor sabit din sa Dengvaxia?

HINILING ni Public Attorney’s Office chief Attorney Persida Acosta sa panel of prosecutors ng Department of Justice na nagsasagawa ng pagsisiyasat sa pangalawang batch ng mga reklamo kaugnay ng Dengvaxia na alamin ang posibleng pananagutan nina Doctor Raymundo Lo, isang pathologist na dating deputy executive director ngPhilippine Children’s Medical Center at Doctor Sonia Gonzales, nataga-PCMC […]

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Be wary of bogus Japanese language centers – expert

By Benjamin Lim Vergara FILIPINO workers aspiring to work in Japan must be extra cautious in enrolling in some Japanese language centers that are not accredited with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Recruitment and migration expert Emmanuel Geslani said Japan has opened up job market for 500,000 foreign workers which Nihongo is one of […]

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PH government launched “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2018”

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE different government agencies at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport has launched Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2018 to ensure safe, reliable, and convenient airport operations as Filipinos and tourists travel for the Christmas and New Year. Aviation authorities will be putting in place additional security measures for maximum deployment of service […]

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Dalawang karnaper todas sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario NAPATAY ng pulisya nitong Sabado ng madaling araw ang dalawangmagnanakaw ng motorsiklo matapos umanong makipagbarilan ang mga itosa kanila sa Barangay U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City. Sa ulat ni Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director, P/Chief Superintendent Joselito T Esquivel Jr., inilarawan ang isa sa nasawing suspek na nasa pagitan ng 30 […]

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Duterte Incites Killing ‘Useless’ Bishops as ‘All They Do is Criticise’

By Sputnik News PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte is well known for his controversial relationship with the Catholic church – at one point he even called God “stupid”, having questioned the concept of original sin and other key tenets of the religion. In a Wednesday speech at the presidential palace,  Duterte slammed his country’s Catholic bishops as […]

Health News

QC Bans Mercury-Laden Skin Whiteners Ahead of 2020 Global Phase-Out Deadline

TO protect the public from mercury exposure, the Quezon City local government recently took a bold action by cracking down on dangerous mercury laden skin whitening cosmetics. This was learned shortly after an environment and public health watchdog, EcoWaste Coalition, lauded the city government for its action after it passed Ordinance No. 2767 into law. […]

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Quezon City is nation’s best in disaster risk reduction

QUEZON City earned the much-coveted Gawad Kalasag as it emerged number one in this year’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council national search. The nation’s premier city outpointed top contenders Angeles and Davao Cities. Quezon City was first runner-up in the last two staging of the nationwide search overseen by the Office of the Civil […]

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Infographic: Why is fentanyl dangerous?

By CGTN / Guo Meiping, Yu Yiwei FENTANYL, a strong narcotic analgesic, has raised attention around the world. Fentanyl is an important ingredient in “laboratory drugs.” It is easy to derive different variants called “fentanyl analogs.” Just 0.02 grams of a “fentanyl analog” is enough to kill an adult. As such, fentanyl has been targeted by […]

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NAIA conducts bomb drill

By Benjamin Lim Vergara AVIATION authorities on Tuesday conducted full-scale security drill at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to train bomb explosive ordinance personnel to respond rapidly to cases of bomb threats or actual bombings. Conducting a full scale security exercise to practice its crisis action plan on one scenario of possible Acts of Unlawful […]

Environment Health News

Mayon nagaalburoto

Ni Santiago Celario NAGTALA ng siyam na “volcanic earthquakes” ang bulkang Mayon nitong Lunes, palatandaan na muli itong nagaalburoto. Ayon sa ulat ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), bukod sa pagyanig ay may namataan na pagbubuga ng puting usok sa bunganga ng bulkan. Sinabi pa ng Phivolcs na nasa “Alert Level 2” ngayon […]

Environment News

Environmentalists welcome BoC’ assurance that toxic Korean garbage will be out of PH by “year’s end”

PHILIPPINE environmentalists welcomed the Bureau of Customs assurance that the toxic Korean garbage will be out of the country come New Year, it was learned yesterday. BoC spokesperson Atty. Erastus Sandino Austria gave the assurance on Wednesday as he spoke before the protesting members of EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace in front of the bureau’s main […]