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Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepDec 5th, 2018

Briguez is new Air Force chief

Briguez is new Air Force chief.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Ressa’s Libel Case Not Isolated, PTFoMS Asserts

The libel case filed against Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa is not an isolated one, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said, insisting that press freedom is “alive and well” in the Philippines. PTFoMs also belied the claim that Ressa’s arrest is an “attack on press freedom”, noting that other journalists have […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

Cop killed, another hurt in Cotabato ambush

COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- A policeman was killed while another was critically wounded in an ambush by still unidentified gunmen here Sunday night.   Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco, police regional director for Region 12, identified the slain police officer as Police Officer 1 Ali Mama, of President Quirino, Sultan Kudarat, and the injured as PO1 Jolace Ali Guiamad, of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao.   Both belonged to Cotabato City Police Mobile Force Company.   Quoting a report from Senior Supt. Michael Lebanan, acting city police director, Rasco said the victims were on a motorcycle returning to the city from Maguindanao when they were ambushed along Ya...Keep on reading: Cop killed, another hurt in Cotabato ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2019

London denies plotting last-minute Brexit vote

LONDON, United Kingdom – The British government denied Wednesday, February 13, it was secretly plotting to force MPs into a last-minute choice on Brexit between a rejigged deal or a lengthy delay. ITV television reported that it had overheard Prime Minister Theresa May's chief Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins in a Brussels ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

BI lawyers seek deportation of taho-throwing foreign student | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Bureau of Immigration (BI) legal team recommended a deportation case against foreign student Zhang Jiale. Indonesian authorities launches an investigation after a police force chief admitted an officer wrapped a live snake around a terrified suspect in a bid to force a confession. Actress and singer Armida Siguion-Reyna died on Monday, February ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Scales of justice: Indonesia police probe snake interrogation

JAYAPURA, Indonesia – Indonesian authorities on Monday, February 11, launched an investigation after a police force chief admitted an officer wrapped a live snake around a terrified suspect in a bid to force a confession. Shocking viral footage emerged online showing an alleged pickpocket – handcuffed and sitting on the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Manulife Sponsors MDRT to Inspire and Develop Its Workforce, Continuing Its Journey to Put Customers First

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 30, 2019--Leading international financial services group Manulife Asia has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a global trade association of over 66,000 leading insurance and financial services professionals worldwide. The agreement, which was signed today at Manulife's regional office by Vibha Coburn, Manulife Asia's Chief Distribution Officer, and Ross Vanderwolf, MDRT President, provides an opportunity for Manulife's agency force to develop, refine and advance their skills and expertise in the life insurance and financial services business to ultimately benefit customers while also propelling agents f...Keep on reading: Manulife Sponsors MDRT to Inspire and Develop Its Workforce, Continuing Its Journey to Put Customers First.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

WATCH: Albayalde leads PNP s memorial service for SAF 44

On the fourth year since the Mamasapano clash, Director General Oscar Albayalde, Philippine National Police chief, also led the commemoration of their fallen comrades at Special Action Force Memorial Park in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Politics seen behind Cebu town mayor’s ambush

CEBU CITY---The police are leaning towards politics as the motive behind the ambush of San Fernando town, Cebu Mayor Lakambini Reluya on Tuesday afternoon. But the top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said they were also not discounting other angles in the ambush that killed three people, including the husband of the mayor, Ricardo Reluya, who is also the president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) in the town. "We will create a SITG (Special Investigation Task Force) and invite some persons (who can shed light on the matter)," said Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of PRO-7. In a press briefing, Sinas said they have talked with ...Keep on reading: Politics seen behind Cebu town mayor’s ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2019

Thailand signals more tolerant refugee policy after Saudi case

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand's immigration chief vowed Wednesday, January 16, not to force refugees to return home "involuntarily," after a Saudi woman's desperate plea for resettlement drew global attention to a country that does not recognize asylum seekers. The country is not a signatory to a UN convention on refugees and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

PNP gets operations man as new SAF chief

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has a new Special Action Force (SAF) chief in the person of operations veteran Chief Superintendent Amando Empiso . Empiso assumed his post on Monday, January 14, in a turnover ceremony officiated by PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde in the SAF ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

PNP boosts capability with P694-M new equipment; Korea donation

PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde led the presentation and blessing of the P694-million worth of newly-acquired police equipment that are expected to fortify the operational capability of the 192,000-strong police force and the ceremonial turnover of forensic kits from the Korean government. PNP boosts capability with P694-M new equipment; Korea donation Source link: PNP boosts capability with P694-M new equipment; Korea donation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Joint Task Force-NCR to Help Secure ‘Traslacion’

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will commit its Joint Task Force-National Capital Region (JFT-NCR) to help the police secure the “Traslacion” or the feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9. This was disclosed by AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato when asked Wednesday on what particular task the military will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

2.5M expected at Traslacion

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Guillermo Eleazar yesterday said that 7,100 policemen will be deployed to secure the expected 2.5 million attendees to the Feast of the Black Nazarene on 9 January. “Basically, around 2,000-plus will be coming from the Manila Police District and 5,000 from other districts, including the mobile force […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Another officer chosen to head Guimbal PNP

ALMOST a week after temporarily leading the police station of Guimbal, Iloilo, Chief Inspector Raymund Celoso was relieved from his post. Chief Inspector Remie Alavaren replaced Celoso to head the town’s police force. Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba, Iloilo police chief, said there is nothing dubious with Celoso’s relief. “He was placed there on a temporary […] The post Another officer chosen to head Guimbal PNP appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Duterte taps ex-Air Force chief Kintanar to head PH Coconut Authority

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he is appointing former Philippine Air Force (PAF) chief Lieutenant General Galileo Gerard Kintanar Jr to head the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA). In a speech during the PAF change of command ceremony on Friday, December 21, Duterte said he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

Ex- Air Force chief: ‘May we be on the right side of history’

MANILA, Philippines --- Lt. Gen. Galileo Gerard Kintanar Jr. stepped down from his post as commanding general of the Philippine Air Force on Friday. But it seems he would only reveal his side of the story on the speculations surrounding his sudden replacement only when has has retired from service 13 months from now. "As I relinquish my post, and finally retire on 14 January 2020, or 13 months from now, may we be on the right side of history, or may history be kinder to all of us," he said in his outgoing speech at the change of command ceremony at Villamor Air Base in Pasay. "Temporary our positions may be, and fleeting as we are, we servant leaders simply aspire to make this ...Keep on reading: Ex- Air Force chief: ‘May we be on the right side of history’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

BPOs Still to Drive Office Space Demand in 2019

After seeing a few years of decline, the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is expected to come back with a vengeance in 2019, so much so that it is expected to become a major driving force in office take-up next year, according to Leechiu Property Consultant (LPC). LPC chief executive officer David Leechiu said many […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

EO 70 to give military fangs vs NPA--Madrigal | The Manila Times Online

NEW Armed Forces Chief Benjamin Madrigal Jr. welcomed the formation of a national task force by President Rodrigo Duterte against communist rebels, saying it will strengthen the military in itsREAD Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Aetas take part in Allianz Conquer Challenger

Allianz is doing something that has never been done before. The global insurer is celebrating the strength of indigenous people, particularly the Aetas of Porac, Pampanga, by introducing them to the rising sport of obstacle course racing (OCR). Last December 9, Sunday, the third leg of the Allianz Conquer Challenge was held in Clark Global City in Pampanga, where 20 Aetas, between 16 to 21 years old, raced together with 20 Allianz employees in the pairs category.  The Aeta participants are students of Villa Maria Integrated School, an adopted public school of Allianz PNB Life, atop the mountains in Porac, Pampanga. “We recognize the strength of the Aetas. So, aside from educating them with the basics of personal finance through our financial literacy program, we would like to impart to them the value of committing to achieve goals that they have to set. We want to give them a fair chance of having employment opportunities in the future,” explained Gae Martinez, chief marketing officer, Allianz PNB Life. Sunday’s race was a 10km-race composed of 25 obstacles, which was the same trail tackled by professional racers who competed for a slot in the upcoming South East Asian (SEA) Games. Just last month, OCR was announced a new addition to the SEA Games to be held in Clark, Pampanga.  Some of the obstacles during the race were hurdles, taho carry, tirador, spider web, monkey bars, wall of tire, slip wall, commando climb, among others. Those who incurred penalties for not being able to perform an obstacle had to carry a 30-pound sand bag. “OCR is an up and coming sport. It is gaining popularity in the Philippines. Allianz as a company uses sports to connect with communities. The Aetas from Villa Maria is one of the communities that Allianz here in the Philippines has chosen to support.  This is, in line with our advocacy to promote social inclusion, one of the pillars of our company’s Corporate Citizenship Strategy,” Martinez further said. One of the Aeta participants, Reyna Baclay, was thankful to be given the opportunity and to discover the sport that she said is closely similar to the activities they do in everyday life. “They carry sand bags here. In the mountains, we carry 50 kilos of camote or ube that we bring to the lowlands. If we sell, our families will have money to spend. By joining the race, I can tell people, I have a dream, too. I want to work in IT (information technology). I hope I can continue after I graduate,” said Baclay, who at age 18 is still a grade nine student. Another Aeta youth, Miracle Lansang, 20, grade 12, is dreaming of someday working for the air force. “I want to work for the air force. But they say I will not qualify because of my height. I have not lost my hope that it can still come true,” he said. Renz dela Cruz, 21, was a graduate of the same school. However, he had to stop and work giving a ride on his motorcycle, because his parents cannot afford to send him to college. “I dream of becoming a civil engineer. My family needs me now. I have brothers and sisters, who are studying,” he said. With the project “Sanlahi” of Allianz in the Philippines, there is hope for these Aeta youth. “Allianz is here to provide the courage to move forward, the courage to overcome life’s obstacles, for them to have better life,” Martinez said, ”As our tag line goes - we dare you to, because we’re with you.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018