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Hollywood welcomes RP’s Wish bus 107.5

Hollywood welcomes RP’s Wish bus 107.5

By Abner Galino THE Philippines’ iconic radio bus, known as the Wish Bus 107.5, has been duplicated in Los Angeles — a city known as the world’s entertainment capital. The choice of Filipino American YouTube sensation AJ Rafael as the Wish bus USA’s first performer on board provided a somewhat encapsulated message as to the purpose of the gargantuan undertaking. […]

by Abner Galino· · 4 comments · Diaspora, Entertainment, News
Runaway inflation due to bungled policies by economic managers – SPARK

Runaway inflation due to bungled policies by economic managers – SPARK

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque’s recent remarks concerning the 6.4% inflation rate reveals his utter disconnect from the vast majority of Filipinos, the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan said in a statement. Roque’s claim that “inflation is under control” runs contrary to what is being experienced by Juan Dela Cruz as the cost of all common goods and services have increased due […]

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Fil-Ams’ McDonalds prank went viral

Fil-Ams’ McDonalds prank went viral

By Daniella Flanagan HOUSTON, Tx – Two of my dearest Pinoy pares, kaibigans made it their mission this summer to take on the challenge of Asian Americans Pacific Islanders representation in the media. The success of Crazy Rich Asians pushed #AAPI Representation to the forefront of conversation in the media right after the smashing success of Black Panther. As the […]

by Daniella Flanagan· · 1 comment · Diaspora, Entertainment, Events, News
Northern Marianas Trades Institute seeks collaboration with Philippines’ TESDA

Northern Marianas Trades Institute seeks collaboration with Philippines’ TESDA

By Lori Lyn Lirio THE Northern Marianas Trades Institute is looking to collaborate with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority or TESDA, one of the biggest technical institutes in the Philippines. NMTI human resources officer Frank Rebauliman said he, board vice chair Joseph Torres and director Herman B. Cabrera and House Speaker Ralph Demapan flew to Manila last Aug. 13 […]

by Lori Lyn Lirio· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
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“Restorative care villages” to augment fight vs homelessness in Los Angeles

By Abner Galino THE Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to bring “restorative care villages” to county facilities as part of its wide-ranging initiative to fight homelessness. These so-called “restorative care villages” are a key element in the county’s ambitious efforts to reduce and prevent homelessness. It would seek to bring urgently needed interim housing to patients […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
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Texas Education Board votes to cut Hillary Clinton’s name from student curriculum

By RT STUDENTS in Texas will not be obliged to learn about Hillary Clinton in their history class, but will discuss the impact of Moses on the nation’s founding documents, following a vote by the State Board of Education. The move, which is so far preliminary, is an effort to streamline the curriculum, according to the Dallas Morning News. Teachers […]

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Faith will raise us to new life

Faith will raise us to new life

Proverbs 1:20-33 – Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 19    Alternate – Psalm 116:1-9 James 3:1-12   Supplementary – Wisdom of Solomon 7:26 – 8:1 Mark 8:27-38 JESUS’ disciples are undergoing a very intense apprenticeship with Jesus, and it is about to get intense as he begins his journey to Jerusalem. Before embarking on his journey to Jerusalem, Jesus pause and checks in with his disciples. […]

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L.A. County marks progress vs sexual exploitation of children

LOS Angeles County is making significant progress in its efforts to end the sexual exploitation of children through a range of tactics, including expansion of first-responder protocols to the region’s largest police forces, targeting exploiters and buyers both on the streets and online, and expanding training to help County employees identify potential victims. The progress was outlined in a new […]

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Dalagita nagpakamatay sa QC

Dalagita nagpakamatay sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario NAGPATIWAKAL ang isang 17-anyos na dalagita sa pamamagitan ng pagbigti sa loob ng kanilang tahanan sa Quezon City nitong nagdaang Huwebes. Kinilala ni Police Officer 3 Jerome Dollente, imbestigador ng Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit – Quezon City Police District (CIDU-QCPD), ang biktima sa pangalang Vanessa, isang residente ng Brgy. Bagong Silangan. Batay sa pahayag ng ina […]

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Every 40 seconds, someone dies by suicide – World Health Organization

CLOSE to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year and many more attempt suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 years old globally but can affect people of any age. If you know someone who may be considering suicide, talk to them about it and encourage them to seek professional help. Suicides are preventable. […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Health, News
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Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) hits Philippines, killing woman in Taiwan

By Press TV A STRONG typhoon tore through the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) along with torrential rain, killing three people and causing floods, landslides and power outages. Mangkhut entered the Philippines as a super typhoon in the early hours, and sent winds and rains across the entire main […]

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UE CFAD films make it to Pagwanawanan, Nabifilmex festivals

UE CFAD films make it to Pagwanawanan, Nabifilmex festivals

By Seymour Barros Sanchez AN experimental video and an animated film from the University of the East College of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design will compete under the student category of the Pagwanawanan Film Festival on September 21 at PUÓN/Alfredo F. Tadiar Library along Ortega Highway in San Fernando, La Union. Marangle by Angeline Tabilog and Maling Akala: Ang Misteryo […]

JNS members pose with supporters shortly after losing their championship bid at the America’s Got Talent last Tuesday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  Photo by Abner Galino

High heel shoe-wearing Pinoy all-male dance crew exits AGT

By Abner Galino THE run of the high heel shoe-wearing Junior New System in the 13th season of the popular America’s Got Talent has ended but their legacy as the only Filipino dance crew that has gone so far in the said competition will surely live on. The all-male Pinoy dance crew was eliminated last September 5, during an hour-long […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, Entertainment, News
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MMDA Rescue Personnel cited for returning US$79,500 to rightful owner

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority Chairman Danilo Lim on Wednesday commended three personnel of the agency’s Road Emergency Group for honesty after they returned a sling bag with US$ 79,500 to a vehicular accident victim in Taguig City last Tuesday. Lim said rescue personnel Mariel Bacho, Kristopher Concepcion, and Sheena Santillan did not think twice about […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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108 barangays and five municipalities declared drug-cleared in CARAGA

THE Barangay Drug Clearing Program Regional Oversight Committee of Caraga Region declared as “drug cleared” one hundred eight barangays and five municipalities in Caraga Region (Region XIII) after complying with the requirements prescribed under Dangerous Drugs Board Regulation No. 3, Series of 2017. The municipalities of Veruela, Sta. Josefa, Loreto and Rosario from the Province of Agusan del Sur, as […]

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PHILBEX Cebu 2018 opened its doors to a sustainable future

Beyond Deadlines is a media partner of this event. NOW on its 16th year, PHILBEX Cebu affirms its commitment to the lead the region’s construction and design industry into a future of sustainability and progressive innovation with another ground breaking installment. Officially opening its doors last September 13 at the SM City Cebu Trade Hall, the grand launch for the […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Business, Events
Philippine National Police on full alert for typhoon Ompong

Philippine National Police on full alert for typhoon Ompong

By Rose Anne Dela Cruz PHILIPPINE chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has placed all Luzon-based police units on full alert to ensure their availability for possible disaster response operations in areas threatened by super typhoon Ompong. The alert, which went into effect Thursday, is among the many government responses in anticipation of Ompong, which was likened to super typhoon Yolanda. […]

by Rose Anne Dela Cruz· · 0 comments · News
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PPO opens 39th season, featuring French-born pianist

By Ibarra C. Mateo THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) opens on Friday its 36th season featuring French-born pianist Monique Duphil at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Main Theater. Conducted by PPO music director Yoshikazu Fukumura, the season opener begins at 8 pm. Duphil has been praised by critics for her “flawless technique, power, and a sound, lively musical imagination.” […]

Unpredictable*

Unpredictable*

MANY people have learned that nothing is definite under this regime save for the continuous rise in inflation and the unpredictability of the President’s statements and actions. Today’s high cost of living has quite affected every person, especially the poor. Prices of commodities are skyrocketing. President Duterte, on the other hand, carries on with issuing offending statements about rape and […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
‘M Butterfly: The great wall of illusion’

‘M Butterfly: The great wall of illusion’

Ibarra C. Mateo INTERNATIONALLY awarded film and stage director and playwright Kanakan Balintagos declared that in these era of disinformation, news fabrication, and historical revisionism, it is easy to fall for the story of the Chinese Peking Opera star, Song Liling, who had fooled a French diplomat for 20 years of his/her gender. Balintagos (Auraeus Solito), in a recent media […]

FEU Theater Guild restages “Ang Pinakamakisig sa mga Nalunod sa Buong Daigdig”

FEU Theater Guild restages “Ang Pinakamakisig sa mga Nalunod sa Buong Daigdig”

By Seymour Barros Sanchez THIS October, the Far Eastern University Theater Guild, in partnership with the FEU President’s Committee on Culture, will once again bring to life Ang Pinakamakisig sa mga Nalunod sa Buong Daigdig, one of the organization’s most successful plays, at the PCC Center Studio. The musical production, which will close the theater company’s 84th season, is based […]

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‘Stage a mutiny!’ Duterte dares Philippine military to act if they don’t like his leadership

By RT PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte has dared soldiers to “stage a mutiny” if they aren’t happy with his leadership, saying they’re free to join the side of his fiercest critic in Congress, Senator Antonio Trillanes. “Stage a mutiny or revolution or whatever,” Duterte said in an interview with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Tuesday, as quoted by ABS-CBN TV. […]

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Mga salamisim 9*

Mga salamisim 9*

WALANG itulak kabigin ang Usaping Bayan kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte at Senador Antonio Trillanes IV dahil parehong may hibo ng pagiging mapusok at diktador ang dalawang ito. Hindi lihim sa bayan ang paghanga ni Duterte sa nasirang diktador na si Ferdinand Marcos kaya mababakas sa kanyang mga gawain o pamamalakad ang malakas na tendensiya na balewalain ang Saligang Batas at […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · Opinions
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Cellphone repair technicians are exposed to health hazards due to lead solder wires – EcoWaste Coalition

AN ENVIRONMENT and public health watchdog called on the Philippine government inculcate health consciousness among cellular phone repair technicians after noting their use of lead as a soldering material. In a recent statement, the EcoWaste Coalition pressed the Department of Labor and Employment through the Occupational Safety and Health Center to conduct training programs in collaboration with shopping mall management […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Environment, Health, News
DILG pinaghahanda ang mga lokal na pamahalaan para sa papalapit na Super Typhoon

DILG pinaghahanda ang mga lokal na pamahalaan para sa papalapit na Super Typhoon

Ni Santiago Celario INATASAN nitong Martes ni Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año ang lahat ng mga lokal na pinuno sa mga lugar na direktang maapektuhan ng papalapit na bagyo na maghanda na upang hanggat maari ay magkaroon ng “zero casualty.” “Dapat lagi tayong handa. Dito ay dapat na ipakita ninyo ang inyong liderato,” hamon ni Año sa mga […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · Environment, Events, News