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‘BOKSING SA KONSEHO’: Councilor apologizes, claims he was bullied

BACOLOD City – Bacolod City Councilor Claudio Jesus “Kalaw” Puentevella apologized to the public after he punched his fellow councilor Dindo Ramos inside the session hall on Sept 12, 2018. Puentevella issued the public apology on Sept 14 during a press conference held at their house in Villamonte village here. Puentevella punched Ramos’ face following […] The post ‘BOKSING SA KONSEHO’: Councilor apologizes, claims he was bullied appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianSep 14th, 2018

Green Book writer apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

LOS ANGELES, USA – "Green Book" screenwriter Nick Vallelonga has issued an apology for an anti-Muslim tweet from 2015 in which he expressed support for false claims that Muslims were celebrating in New Jersey following the 9/11 terror attacks. "I want to apologize. I spent my ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

No overlapping of duties with SK, youth office head says

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City Local Youth and Development Office chairman Jason Gregorio debunked claims that his office overlaps with the duties the head of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation. According to Gregorio, he communicates with SK Federation president and City Councilor Leila Luntao regarding the projects that they undertake. “Sa madumduman ko, wala man kami sang […] The post No overlapping of duties with SK, youth office head says appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Council claims victory in franchise tug-of-war

By: Francis Allan L. Angelo and Emme Rose Santiagudo “WE succeeded.” This was the claim of Iloilo City Councilor Joshua Alim in his privilege speech during the regular session of the Sangguniang Panlungsod on Tuesday. Alim was alluding to the power franchise tug-of-war between Panay Electric Co. (PECO) and MORE Electric and Power Co. (MORE Power) […] The post Council claims victory in franchise tug-of-war appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Negros councilor apologizes for punching colleague

Councilor Claudio Puentevella of this city has apologized for punching his colleague during a council session on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

High school apologizes 2 years after student committed suicide due to bullying

The school principal of a city-run junior high school and an official of the Aomori city board of education in Japan apologized in person on Aug. 2 to the father of a bullied 13-year-old student, who committed suicide two years ago. Namioka Junior High School apologized for Rima Kasai's death in 2016, after thefinal report by the city's bullying prevention council concluded that Kasai's suicide was brought about by the bullying she experienced from her classmates, reportedAsahi Shimbun last Friday, Aug. 3. The apology was made not long after the council forwarded the report to the board. The final report discovered that Kasai was bullied by her classmates in person. About 20 in...Keep on reading: High school apologizes 2 years after student committed suicide due to bullying.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Ghost councilor

MAY dahilan na naman para matakot ang mga residente ng isang sikat na lungsod sa Metro Manila kapag malaman nila na may ‘multo’ sa kanilang city council. Ayon sa ating mapapagkatiwalaang source, may isang ‘ghost councilor’ ang naturang lungsod ngunit mahigpit itong inililihim ng mga miyembro ng konseho lalo pa’t….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Estee Lauder CEO Freda apologizes for product testing fiasco

Estee Lauder Cos. Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Freda apologized for false ad claims on certain cosmetics and said a comprehensive review is under way. “We recently learned that some testing related to certain products advertising claims had been intentionally altered for some time by a small group of employees,” Freda said Wednesday on a conference […] The post Estee Lauder CEO Freda apologizes for product testing fiasco appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Hollywood mogul Weinstein apologizes after sex harassment claims

Hollywood mogul Weinstein apologizes after sex harassment claims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 6th, 2017

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein apologizes after sexual harassment claims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2017

Zamboanga City councilor apologizes for disrespecting flag

Zamboanga City councilor apologizes for disrespecting flag.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 18th, 2016

Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki | The Manila Times Online

MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite having five Grand Slam titles to t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago

Councilor seeks probe on P45-M grandstand

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo City Councilor Joshua Alim continues to raise his eyebrows at the recently inaugurated Iloilo City Dinagyang Grandstand. Alim said he intend to take a closer look and check if the newly constructed Dinagyang Grandstand was worth P45 millio. “Ang sa original plan tahom, but subong ya daw waiting shed nga ginpadako. Lantawon ta basi ginpadalian para makaabot sa Dinagyang. Lantawon ta […] The post Councilor seeks probe on P45-M grandstand appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

    WASHINGTON - Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe. The comments by William Barr at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday pointedly departed from Trump's own views and underscored Barr's efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to a president who has appeared to demand it from law enforcement. He also repeatedly sought to ass...Keep on reading: Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Passport data still in gov’t hands, DFA tells privacy commission

In a letter to the National Privacy Commission (NPC), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said that the passport data was still with the government, despite earlier claims that a contractor "made off" with the information.   NPC shared a copy of this letter to reporters on Wednesday. Dated January 15, the letter said DFA was still conducting an internal probe, but nevertheless said that the data in question was actually in the hands of the government.   The ongoing search for answers comes after DFA SecretaryTeddy Boy Locsin said on Twitter last week that a contractor, who he said got pissed, had "made off with the data."   What his tweets mean no...Keep on reading: Passport data still in gov’t hands, DFA tells privacy commission.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Sinulog Mobile App Launched

With few days more to Sinulog Festival 2019, the Sinulog Foundation on Monday launched a mobile app that netizens can use during the celebration, Councilor Dave Tumulak said. Tumulak, chairperson of the Sinulog Foundation’s executive committee, said the app will give netizens a convenient way to celebrate Sinulog. Through the app, netizens can easily purchase […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Apple COO claims Qualcomm would not sell them chips for newer iPhones – report

MANILA, Philippines  – In July 2018, Apple terminated its exclusive partnership with Qualcomm to have the chip-maker supply modems for its iPhones. But even before that, business between the two was somewhat on track to go bad as both companies have, over the years, filed lawsuits against each ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Somalia s Shabaab Islamist group claims attack in Nairobi

  NAIROBI, Kenya – The Al-Shabaab Islamist group in Somalia on Tuesday, January 15,  claimed responsibility for an ongoing attack in the Kenyan capital, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities. The Al-Qaeda-linked group said it was behind the attack, which has seen a blast and gunfire at the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Shocking but not surprising

I WAS leaving Bacolod very early on Sunday when I picked up the news that President Rodrigo Duterte had sacked the Chief of Police and four other police officers in Bacolod. Then he mentioned that Councilor Ricardo Tan is involved in the illegal drug trade without specifying how and whether a charge had been filed. […] The post Shocking but not surprising appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

CTA rejects more tax refunds for Asian Development Bank employees

The Court of Tax Appeals has rejected the tax refund petitions of two more employees of the Asian Development Bank, bringing to at least 160 the number of Filipino staff of the bank whose similar claims were also denied. CTA rejects more tax refunds for Asian Development Bank employees Source link: CTA rejects more tax refunds for Asian Development Bank employees.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

‘YOU’RE FIRED’: Duterte tags Bacolod councilor, top police official in illegal drugs

BACOLOD City – President Rodrigo Duterte named a Bacolod City Councilor, the police chief here, and four other police officials as alleged protectors of the illegal drug trade. Mr. Duterte arrived here unannounced evening of Jan 12, 2019 to attend the birthday of Leo Rey Yanson, whose family owns Cere Bus operator Vallacar Transit Inc., […] The post ‘YOU’RE FIRED’: Duterte tags Bacolod councilor, top police official in illegal drugs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019