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Celebs grace ColorManila run

MANILA, Philippines — Close to 10,000 runners, including celebrities Sam YG, Kian Lim, Dingdong Dantes, Ico Ejercito and Kim Atienza, took part in ColorManil.....»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJan 9th, 2018

Poe wants free internet, clean facilities for passengers

TO improve travel experience, Senator Grace Poe wants free internet and clean sanitary facilities for passengers in land transportation terminals, pit stops, stations and rest areas all over the country. “An efficient and functional inter-province transport system is essential to ensuring that Filipinos travel safety...This bill seeks to further improve….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News22 min. ago

CA confirms envoys to Vatican, UAE, 5 other countries

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday, February 21, confirmed the nomination of the Philippine ambassadors to the Vatican, the United Arab Emirates, and 5 other countries.  The following ambassadors hurdled the CA on Wednesday: Grace Relucio Princesa, ambassador to Holy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

GCC captures crown

HAIL the new FCAAF champion. Grace Christian College ended Chang Kai Shek’s league dominance, winning 74-67 to capture this year’s FCAAF Aspirants Boys 14-and-under Basketball Tournament in the latter’s homecourt, the CKSC High School gym, last Saturday. While the winner-take-all championship game was close throughout, Grace Christian College’s boys led….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Ad Summit Pilipinas 2018 Reveals Roster of Speakers

[Editor's note: The following is a press release from Ad Summit Pilipinas] MANILA, Philippines – The biggest advertising and marketing event of the year is fast coming! Ad Summit Pilipinas 2018 is definitely jam-packed with ROI, as it announces its latest batch of speakers who will grace the event. Themed "DIY Your ROI," this year's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Master abstractionist Carating mounts ‘Lunar Cycle’

  Foremost abstractionist Norberto Carating will mount his new solo exhibit, "Lunar Cycle," which opens Feb. 17, at the Galerie Joaquin, Podium, Mandaluyong City. Fourteen exquisite pieces comprise the show which ushers in the Year of the Dog. Carating captures the various shades and moods of celestial bodies like the moon, sun and planet as they grace and light up the darkness of the cosmos. The circle functions as the predominant visual motif. It exhibits its universalism as symbol of eternity and infinity, and omnipotence. The square, in contrast to the circle, is the emblem of the earth, such that when used as support in his paintings, represents the n...Keep on reading: Master abstractionist Carating mounts ‘Lunar Cycle’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

21 drug suspects rounded up in Cavite

CAMP Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- At least 21 drug suspects were rounded up during search warrant operations last Saturday. Arrested were Mary Grace and Robert Gatdula, of Bgy. San Nicolas 2, Dasmariñas City, for keeping shabu. Police, armed with search warrant, recovered only two sachets of shabu….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo welcome 2nd baby girl

MANILA, Philippines – Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo have another baby girl! According to E! News and People , the couple has welcomed their daughter Gio Grace Levine, but no other details, including the birthdate, have been revealed. Behati announced that she was pregnant with their second daughter in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

91 couples wed on Valentine’s Day

Ninety-one couples in Iloilo City exchanged vows wed in a mass wedding ceremony on Feb. 14, 2018 at SM City Event Center in Mandurriao. Mayor Jose Espinosa III officiated the civil wedding rites, in the presence of Councilors Ely Estante and Lady Julie Grace Baronda, Liga ng mga Barangay-Iloilo City president Reyland Hervias, and Public […] The post 91 couples wed on Valentine’s Day appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Senator: TNVS cap ‘still inadequate’

SENATOR GRACE Poe-Llamanzares on Thursday said the 65,000 cap on transport network vehicle service (TNVS) allowed to operate in Metro Manila is not yet enough to meet passenger demand amid the difficulties in public transportation services. However, she also pointed out the cap should still be enforced in order to pave the way for colorum […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

LOVE IS IN THE AIR FOR 40 YEARS AND STILL COUNTING!

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres LOVE was in the air as COSMO ILOILO’S well-loved couple Capt. Rolando and Dr. Ma. Grace Ormas celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary through a surprise dinner dance party at Hotel del Rio. The red-themed party was an effort of the couple’s children led by successful entrepreneur Maeroll Ormas-Canada, Karl Ormas and […] The post LOVE IS IN THE AIR FOR 40 YEARS AND STILL COUNTING! appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Calida on Ombudsman probe, Roque on fake news bill, HRW on Duterte | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Solicitor General Jose Calida says the Office of the Ombudsman has already 'closed and terminated' the probe into President Rodrigo Duterte stemming from the plunder complaint filed against him by Senator Antonio Trillanes.  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  vows to resign from his post if Senator Grace Poe's bill on 'fake news' and similar initiatives become ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Roque says he ll resign if Poe s fake news bill becomes law

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque vowed to resign from his post if Senator Grace Poe's bill on "fake news" and similar initiatives become laws. "I promise that if one such law is enacted by Congress, I will resign from my post and I will sue in front ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Poe on fake news bill, Mercado on frigates probe, Basyang slows down | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Senator Grace Poe defends her bill that would punish government employees who share 'fake news,' saying they should be held to a higher standard.  Ousted Philippine Navy chief Ronald Mercado says he welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte's call for an 'open and transparent public hearing' to probe the controversial P16-billion project to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Roque hits Poe’s bill

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque yesterday slammed Senator Grace Poe’s bill seeking to prohibit government officials from peddling “fake news.” “Presumed unconstitutional as content based restriction,” Roque said in a statement to Palace reporters. Roque added that the bill is: “Infirmed for violative of equal protection clause as no basis for….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

Senate probe into rice shortage should unmask NFA syndicate – Poe

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe backed a Senate investigation into the shortage of rice at the National Food Authority, and said the probe should unmask long-rumored syndicates in the NFA. In separate statements on Saturday, February 10,  Poe and Senator Francis Pangilinan supported the call of Senator Cynthia Villar for a probe into ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

Poe on bill vs fake news : Hold gov t officials to higher standard

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe defended her bill that would punish government employees who share "fake news," and said they should be held to a higher standard. Poe on Saturday, February 10, made the statement in response to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, who argued that her bill violates the Constitution's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

Poe says gov’t workers, officials liable for ‘fake news’

      Senator Grace Poe on Saturday defended Senate Bill No. 1680, which seeks to prohibit government employees and officials from peddling "fake news," after presidential spokesman Harry Roque slammed the legislation as "unconstitutional."   Roque on the same day said that Poe's bill was "presumed unconstitutional as content based restriction."   Roque argued that the bill was "infirmed for violative of equal protection clause as no basis for singling out government employees."   But Poe, in a statement, explained that "the equal protection clause does not prohibit classification. What it demands is for everyone in the same cl...Keep on reading: Poe says gov’t workers, officials liable for ‘fake news’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

Palace: Don’t call China a ‘bandit’ in sea dispute

Malacaang on Friday said critics of Beijing's militarization of the South China Sea should refrain from calling China a thief or a bandit.   Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said it was not diplomatic to call the emerging regional power a "bandit," as Manila and Beijing's territorial disputes could be resolved peacefully.   "Let us instead say that there is really a dispute, there is a difference of opinion, there are bones of contention, but everything can be resolved in a peaceful manner," Roque said in a media briefing in Camarines Sur.   Thank China?   Roque was reacting to a statement of Sen. Grace Poe, who had mocked Roque's earl...Keep on reading: Palace: Don’t call China a ‘bandit’ in sea dispute.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

Life crumbles for family of OFW killed in big Taiwan quake

TUGUEGARAO CITY---Normida Albano, 49, sobbed as she clutched a framed graduation picture of Melody Castro, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was among those killed on Tuesday when a magnitude 6.4 tremor hit the eastern tourist city of Hualien in Taiwan.   "This is all I can hug for now, just so I can grieve," she said on Friday. Nearby sat her eldest daughter's only child, Given Grace, 6, who was hardly aware of the tragedy that struck the family.   Family members said they would need to hold themselves together for the long wait until Castro's remains were returned to Barangay Banguian, a quaint farming community by the river in Abulug town in Cagayan, 130...Keep on reading: Life crumbles for family of OFW killed in big Taiwan quake.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

ICC on Duterte, Poe slams Roque, Malacanang on rice supply | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The International Criminal Court is moving on the complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte for thousands of killings during his bloody war on drugs.  Senator Grace Poe slams Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque for saying the Philippines will someday thank China for its artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018