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Kasal ni Maxene, ’di sinipot ni Saab NAMAYAGPAG sa cover ng isang fashion magazine sa Vietnam ang tatlo nating beauty queens, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss International 2016 Kylie Versoza at Miss World 2013 Megan Young. Silang tatlo ang nasa cover ng Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam at ang photo nila….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJan 11th, 2018

Palace: Punish mayors absent during Ompong

Palace: Punish mayors absent during Ompong.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Anyare, mayor? 10 local execs to be probed for absence during ‘Ompong’

  Published: 5:17 p.m., Sept. 18. 2018 | Updated 12:39 a.m., Sept. 19, 2018 At least 10 mayors will be asked to explain their absence from their towns as their people suffered from the onslaught of Typhoon "Ompong," the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Tuesday. More than 10 mayors from two regions on Ompong's direct path -- Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative Region -- could face administrative cases if found absent and negligent of their duties at the height of the storm, according to Assistant Local Government Secretary Jonathan Malaya. Mandate "As mandated by the Local Government Code, the presence and support of mayors in the...Keep on reading: Anyare, mayor? 10 local execs to be probed for absence during ‘Ompong’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Two ex-presidents honor McCain at funeral as Trump heads to golf club

WASHINGTON -- Two ex-presidents from opposing parties united Saturday to honor US senator John McCain, in a momentous funeral that championed his aspirations of political comity but also rebuked the tribalism and division trafficked by Donald Trump. As millions tuned in to the nationally televised memorial attended by the breadth of Washington powerbrokers, Trump himself was notably absent -- leaving the capital to head to his golf club in Virginia just when eulogies to McCain were being delivered. And while Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama offered subtle swipes at the current commander in chief, McCain's daughter Meghan used the words of Trump's campaign slo...Keep on reading: Two ex-presidents honor McCain at funeral as Trump heads to golf club.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

Americans bid McCain solemn farewell with US Capitol honor

  WASHINGTON --- Americans paid their final respects Friday to John McCain as the national icon lay in state in the US Capitol as part of a momentous sendoff for the war hero and statesman. McCain's widow Cindy, his seven children and his 106-year-old mother Roberta McCain joined scores of members of Congress, state governors, diplomats and other dignitaries to bid the senator farewell. President Donald Trump, who had feuded bitterly with McCain, was notably absent from the somber ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda, an honor accorded to just 30 Americans throughout the nation's history. The last visit to Washington by McCain --- who died last Saturday at age 81 after a yearlong...Keep on reading: Americans bid McCain solemn farewell with US Capitol honor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Ex-cop behind bars after drugs worth P144T were found in his house

A FORMER policeman is under arrest after P144,550 worth of illegal drugs were found in his house in Barangay Talisay, Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island. Suspect Alberto Veliganio, 46, is the classmate of newly-installed Sta. Fe Police Station Chief Jose Nalzaro. According to Nalzaro, Veliganio went absent without official leave. The search warrant against Veliganio was… link: Ex-cop behind bars after drugs worth P144T were found in his house.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Shorthanded NorthPort loses more players to injuries

ANTIPOLO---NorthPort's start in the PBA Governors' Cup is headed for a rough patch. Not only did the Batang Pier, who once held the franchise name GlobalPort, lost to NLEX, 123-107, they're also bound to lose some of their players on top of those who were already absent in their opening game. Head coach Pido Jarencio said he's looking to put guards Jeric Teng and Nico Elorde in the injury list. Teng and Elorde, Jarencio said, are sure to be out of the squad who already lost forward Sean Anthony to injury and star point guard Stanley Pringle who's representing the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games. "First of all, we sorely miss the two guys Stanley and Sean, I think by S...Keep on reading: Shorthanded NorthPort loses more players to injuries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

3 Eco-Friendly Neighborhood Shops for You

Who said being eco-friendly was an absent trait in the local level? Dozens of shops and stores advocating sustainability and zero-waste living are scattered across Cebu! If you are looking to switch to a lifestyle that is less detrimental to the environment and more practical in the long run, here are three shops to get […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Faced with disaster, Duterte falls from view

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is conspicuously absent amid massive flooding in the capital and industrial areas, sparking new concerns for his health and criticism of his leadership.........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda s PVL bid

San Beda captain Cesca Racraquin had to watch her team falter in two straight outings in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference from the bench. Racraquin was absent for two of the Red.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda’s PVL bid

San Beda captain Cesca Racraquin had to watch her team falter in two straight outings in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference from the bench. Racraquin was absent for two of the Red Lions' last three losses because of a couple injuries on her left leg. The missed opportunity to help her team lit the fire under Racraquin as she led San Beda to a dominant victory against San Sebastian 25-14, 21-25, 25-20, 25-16. READ:PVL: San Beda ends winless run, beats San Sebastian "This win is very important for me because for the past games I can see that the team didn't have a leader and I'm hurt because I'm their leader," said Racraquin in Filipino. "So when I played t...Keep on reading: Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda’s PVL bid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Absent Browns WR Gordon in contact with teammate

By Brian Dulik, Associated Press BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon hasn't reported to Cleveland Browns training camp, but his presence is being felt on the field. Fellow wide receiver Rashard Higgins is wearing Gordon's gear under his uniform at each practice. "That's my locker buddy, and I'm wearing his shirts every day," Higgins said Saturday. "That's why I feel like I've got superpowers when I come out here." Gordon remains away from the team as part of his treatment for drug and alcohol addictions. An NFL spokesman said the former Pro Bowl wideout has not been suspended. Browns general manager John Dorsey and coach Hue Jackson remain confident that Gordon will return at some point, but no timetable has been set. Cleveland opens its preseason Thursday at the New York Giants. "It will be like Josh never was gone when he comes back," said Higgins, a third-year pro. "That's how we're going to treat things. I feel like the team is a good supporting cast for him, just him knowing that we're here for him and we've got his back, no matter what." The 27-year-old Gordon has played in only 10 games since leading the NFL with a franchise-record 1,646 yards receiving in 2013. He is in Stage 3 of the league's substance-abuse program and faces another indefinite ban for any violation. Higgins exchanged texts with his friend one day earlier, saying he is "in good spirits." They have not discussed football in a conversation since Gordon was placed on the reserve/did not report list on July 23. "We know Josh is handling his business off the field, and when he comes back, he'll be ready to go," Higgins said. "We don't talk about anything on the field. We just talk about: 'Hey, what's up bro? How ya' doin'?' Just family, little things like that." Gordon resumed posting workout videos on social media Thursday from the University of Florida, but he has not made any statements since camp began. He has missed 43 of the Browns' last 48 games because of suspensions. Last season, Gordon was reinstated by Commissioner Roger Goodell following a three-month stay in a rehabilitation facility. He played in the final five games — catching 18 passes for 335 yards and a touchdown — after revealing that he had not previously appeared in an NFL game while sober......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Cher reveals tracklist for ABBA cover album

A week after announcing she has an ABBA cover album in the works, Cher took to Twitter to share the full 10-song track list, minus one surprise. As the "Mamma Mia!" sequel in which she stars plays on movie screens, she is slowly unveiling details of the album, beginning with the track list. The ABBA tracks featured on the album, plus one mystery closing track, are as follows: 1. "Waterloo" 2. "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" 3. "Dancing Queen" 4. "Chiquitita" 5. "The Name of the Game" 6. "Mamma Mia" 7. "One of Us" 8. "The Winner Takes It All" 9. "SOS" 10. ? Notably absent from the list is "Fernando", which Cher performs with Andy Garcia in the new mo...Keep on reading: Cher reveals tracklist for ABBA cover album.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Heart Evangelista, Tootsy Angara show support for SOGIE bill by wearing rainbow pins at SONA

For many, the ensembles donned by lawmakers and their partners and guests were the focus of attention in President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday. Sen. Nancy Binay's Filipiniana attire, for example, matched the blue carpet, while Senator Grace Poe wore an understated white, knee-length dress, and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos' bloody red gown. For some, it's the small details that count. Accessories certainly weren't absent in the occasion, and for Heart Evangelista and Tootsy Angara, their rainbow pins were perfect in delivering their message. Evangelista, who is married to Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero, is known for her classic and chic s...Keep on reading: Heart Evangelista, Tootsy Angara show support for SOGIE bill by wearing rainbow pins at SONA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Change in speakership not a coup — House official

  The sudden change in the leadership of the House of Representatives was not a coup d'tat, a ranking member of the chamber said Tuesday.   House Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro said the majority vote of congressmen in favor of former-president-now-Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo replacing Pantaleon Alvarez would "override" any supposed irregularity in the process.   Castro was reacting to Alvarez reportedly raising questions about the validity of the takeover, since the audio and the mace symbolizing the Speaker's authority were absent during Arroyo's oath taking.   "It's not a coup. Why do I say? Simply because the proceeding was approv...Keep on reading: Change in speakership not a coup — House official.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida --- Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction. The black-tie Apollo Celebration Gala held under a Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center on Saturday evening featured a panel discussion by astronauts, an awards ceremony and an auction of space memorabilia. Hundreds of people attended the sold-out event, including British physicist Brian Cox, who presented Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson with the ShareSpace Foundation's Innova...Keep on reading: Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Drug bust nets cop, 8 others

A drug bust targeting a woman and her son also netted a rookie Caloocan police officers and eight other suspects on Friday in Navotas City.   PO2 Michael del Monte, of the Tala precinct, was among 11 persons arrested by the Northern Police District (NPD) after he was allegedly caught using "shabu" (crystal meth) inside the house of the main targets of the operation --- Melenia and Romeo Santiago --- in the village of North Bay Boulevard North.   Del Monte had been absent without leave for more than a month and admitted using drugs, said Senior Insp. Danilo Songalia, NPD operations chief. ---Ianna Agus and Fate Colobong...Keep on reading: Drug bust nets cop, 8 others.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

AWOL cop busted in drug raid

Twelve persons, including a policeman who has gone absent without leave (AWOL), were arrested in Navotas City Friday night during an anti-illegal drugs operation. Among those nabbed during an alleged pot session at Market 3 at Barangay NBNN was Police Officer 2 Michael del Monte who claimed he was only a user and not a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Regine Velasquez upset over Duterte’s remarks about God: ‘Marami sa amin ang naniniwala’

President Rodrigo Duterte appears unfinished with his tirades about God, as he once again mocked believers last Friday, July 6, to prove God's existence --- via a selfie. This follows his earlier comments about God last June when he asked, "Who is this stupid God?" during an oath-taking of Cagayan de Oro village officials. His remarks have since drawn ire and criticism from many. His latest remark about proving God's existence with a selfie wasn't absent of criticism either. Some, too, have expressed their disappointment, one of which was Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez who took to her Twitter page, July 7, to speak about it. "Nalulungkot na talaga ako," wrote Velasquez. "Hindi ako ...Keep on reading: Regine Velasquez upset over Duterte’s remarks about God: ‘Marami sa amin ang naniniwala’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Argentina has big weaknesses to address before facing France

By Jerome Pugmire, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, France (AP) — After the euphoria of scraping through to the last 16 of the World Cup, Argentina now must address its glaring weaknesses. Argentina has little time to prepare for Saturday's match against France, which is considered among the tournament favorites, yet has much to work on. Particularly on defense. Argentina's feeble defense was exposed in 3-0 defeat to Croatia last week and once again in Tuesday's 2-1 must-win game against Nigeria. Argentina won with an 86th-minute goal from defender Marcos Rojo, but during the second half the team looked on the verge of another capitulation at the back. Here is a look at some of the key issues facing Jorge Sampaoli's team before taking on France in Kazan: MASCHERANO MISERY If Javier Mascherano is supposed to be protecting the defense, he's not doing a very good job. With 146 international appearances, the 34-year-old Mascherano should be a rock for Sampaoli's team. But instead of offering the protective screen in front of the back four, Mascherano is often proving to be a weak link. As his bloodied face on Tuesday showed, there is no doubting his commitment. But his judgment, especially for someone with so much experience, is lacking. Two horribly misplaced passes gave Nigeria dangerous positions to attack from, while it was Mascherano's clumsy challenge that led to Nigeria's equalizing goal from the penalty spot. In his defense, there may be mitigating circumstances. Although a holding midfielder by trade, Mascherano dropped deeper when deployed as a center half for Barcelona over the past few years. Now back in his traditional position, he often appears caught in two minds as to whether to push up as a midfielder does, or stay back more sensibly like a defender. While it does not excuse his poor passing, it may explain some of his confused judgment. FALLEN STARS Angel Di Maria's failure to control a simple pass during a promising counterattack against Nigeria was a sad sight for such a fine talent. As the ball flew off his foot and went out of play, a helpless look formed on Di Maria's face. Long considered one of the world's best wingers, the 30-year-old Paris Saint-Germain player is not living up to his reputation in Russia. He looked despondent when he was taken off against Nigeria with 20 minutes left, his self-confidence glaringly absent. But it is feasible he is still affected by what happened during the season with PSG. Di Maria was PSG's most in-form player heading into the first leg of its Champions League last-16 game against Real Madrid on Feb. 14, but was surprisingly left out entirely by PSG coach Unai Emery. "I was boiling (inside) because I felt I should have played, or at least have come on," Di Maria said. Perhaps his fragile confidence has not been repaired. But Mascherano and Di Maria are not the only big-name players performing well below their best. So is Gonzalo Higuain. The burly striker looked nervous and heavy-legged against Nigeria, blazing a great chance high and wide with the score 1-1 with 10 minutes left. In the end, he was reprieved by Rojo's late winner, but it was not the finish expected of a forward with a combined 267 goals for Real Madrid, Napoli and Juventus. He has 31 for Argentina, too, but tellingly he has not scored in his past eight games for his country. WHERE IS DYBALA? Fans hoping to see Paulo Dybala, one of the brightest attacking talents in soccer, playing in Russia may not get their wish. The 24-year-old forward regularly impresses Juventus fans with his trickery and spectacular goals — scoring 26 times in 46 appearances last season — but for whatever reason, Sampaoli does not seem to need him. With time running out against Nigeria, the coach still did not bring him on, even though Dybala has the skill and imagination to unlock defenses. He has only played once for Argentina all year, and with Sampaoli in charge this does not look like it will change. FRENCH THREAT Although France has yet to find its top form , Argentina's creaking defense will be under threat from its highly rated forwards. Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele are two of the fastest players in the world, while Antoine Griezmann was top scorer at the European Championship two years ago. Imposing striker Olivier Giroud is one of the best headers of the ball around, which gives Sampaoli's back four even more to worry about from crosses, corners and free kicks......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Tech didn t spot Russian interference during the last election. Now it s asking law enforcement for help.

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Silicon Valley companies and law enforcement are starting to talk about how to ward off meddling by malicious actors including Russia on social media in the November midterms, an attempt at dialogue and information-sharing that was absent during the 2016 presidential elections. Facebook quietly convened ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018