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Hot Stuff: Manila s Newest Hotspot Poblacion, Makati Pulls Of An Epic Independence Day Party!

The first RePOBLACION Ng Pilipinas happened on the eve of Araw Ng Kalayaan—and we were there to witness it!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJun 13th, 2018

PH military modernization a ‘waste of money,’ says exiled communist leader

EXILED Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison branded the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) modernization program, as a “waste” of government funds. “[Duterte] is wasting tax money and borrowed funds for counter-productive purposes,” the communist leader said in a Facebook post on Thursday night. “Duterte imagines that he has all the [...] The post PH military modernization a ‘waste of money,’ says exiled communist leader appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Kris Aquino’s promise to Teddyboy Locsin: ‘No more Mayor’

The past few days saw Queen of All Media Kris Aquino's comeback to the big screen with a revenge body and a multimillion-peso outfit that's enough to buya three-bedroom condominium unit in Rockwell, Makati. Aquino was definitely all glammed up at the press conference for her Star Cinema film 'I Love You Hater' last June 18. The film has Aquino starring with millennial actors Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto. It was there in the press conference that Aquino revealed the cost of her outfit and her trimmer waist, an act that may just rival Princess Diana's revenge dress at the Serpentine Gallery summer party in 1994. If there's anything Aquino perhaps has mastered, it's leaving an impre...Keep on reading: Kris Aquino’s promise to Teddyboy Locsin: ‘No more Mayor’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

MMDA, Metro mayors agree on stricter guidelines for towing companies

After several illegal towing companieswere apprehended on TuesdayandWednesday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Metro Manila mayors have agreed to impose stricter guidelines on towing and impounding operations. The issue was discussed during the Metro Manila Council (MMC) meeting presided by MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim at the MMDA Office in Makati Cityon Thursday. The agency said the first step in addressing the problem is to create a master list of companies accredited by the MMDA and the local government units (LGUs) to provide towing services. "This way, we can easily detect and monitor towing service operators both legal and illegal, those fly-by-nig...Keep on reading: MMDA, Metro mayors agree on stricter guidelines for towing companies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

IRC: Makati okays talks for rail project

LISTED IRC Properties, Inc. has obtained “original proponent status” for its proposed $3.7-billion (P196.1 billion) Makati Subway project, the company told the stock exchange on Wednesday. “The unsolicited proposal for a joint venture to establish and operate the Makati Mass Transport System … has been accepted by the Makati City government for purposes of detailed [...] The post IRC: Makati okays talks for rail project appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

LP open to including Sereno in 2019 senatorial slate — Pangilinan

THE Liberal Party (LP) on Tuesday is open to including former Supreme Court chief justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on its senatorial line-up should she decide to run in 2019. Sen. Francis Pangilinan, president of LP, said Sereno would be a good candidate and if interested, may join the party, which needs strong women on its senatorial slate. [...] The post LP open to including Sereno in 2019 senatorial slate — Pangilinan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Joma Sison declares he won’t return to PH, blames Duterte for ‘upsetting’ peace talks schedule

EXILED Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison on Wednesday said he would not return to the Philippines in August following President Rodrigo Duterte’s “upsetting” of the negotiating panels’ schedule. “[My return] cannot be in August anymore because Duterte has upset the work schedule of the panels by canceling the resumption of the [...] The post Joma Sison declares he won’t return to PH, blames Duterte for ‘upsetting’ peace talks schedule appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

No more third party in talks with Reds: Duterte

MANILA: President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte wants to do away with a third party facilitator and resume peace talks with communist rebels instead in the Philippines mainly to save on costs, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Makati clinches maiden franchise win in Datu Cup over Basilan

MANILA, Philippines – Down in the first half, the Makati Skyscrapers still managed to snatch their first win in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup over the Basilan Steel, 77-65, on Tuesday, June 19 at the Baliuag Star Arena in Bulacan. Cedrick Ablaza connected an easy jumper ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Duterte killing peace talks – Joma

President Rodrigo Duterte is “killing” peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) by ruling out a third-party facilitator for the negotiations, exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said on Tuesday. “The political swindler and butcher Duterte is willfully and maliciously killing the peace negotiations by [...] The post Duterte killing peace talks – Joma appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Don’t rain on Goyo’s parade

The cast of Jerrold Tarog's historical epic "Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral" trooped to Rizal Park, in full revolutionary regalia, to take part in the Independence Day parade last week. Needless to say, the actors were mighty proud to represent their film in the annual festivity that was spearheaded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. "It was a very unique and exciting experience," recalled lead actor Paulo Avelino, who came in costume as young general Gregorio del Pilar. "We were the only nongovernmental group invited to the parade. It was an honor for us to be given the opportunity to join the celebration." ...Keep on reading: Don’t rain on Goyo’s parade.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

2 racing buses collide, 20 hurt

AT least 20 passengers were hurt in a collision of two buses allegedly racing against each other yesterday morning along EDSA Magallanes in Bgy. San Lorenzo, Makati City. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Public Information Office head Sharon Gentalian said five passengers were rushed by the MMDA Rescue Team to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Ginebra unclogs guard rotation with Taha-Sargent trade

MANILA, Philippines – Just as the buzz around the Jeff Chan trade  was simmering down, Ginebra pulls the trigger yet again on the trade block. The Gin Kings have sent back Paolo Taha to the Globalport Batang Pier for their rookie Julian Sargent, per a league announcement on Tuesday, June 19. The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Burt Bacharach, Manila Hotel After Concert Party with Amapola – Manila Picture

Shown here at the party for Burt Bacharach’s Manila Concert. Amapola was also doing her solo concert that month when the two met. Image published by Amapola on 2005-02-13 12:01:39 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , biz , Amapola , Friends link: Burt Bacharach, Manila Hotel After Concert Party with Amapola – Manila Picture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

LOOK: 2 buses collide on Edsa, wreck bus stop

At least 14 people were hurt in a smashup involving two buses and a car along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) in Magallanes, Makati City, earlyTuesday morning.   According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), two buses and a Mitsubishi Mirage collided along the southbound lane of Edsa at 6:11 a.m.   During the collision, the two buses swerved to the right and rammed the side railing and the passenger loading bay. /cbb ...Keep on reading: LOOK: 2 buses collide on Edsa, wreck bus stop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Satchmi Vinyl Day 2018 salutes to a future of vinyl

MANILA, Philippines – Six years on, Satchmi’s Vinyl Day still attracts quite a lively and passionate crowd, if the venue’s elevated platform shaking was any indication. Held at Green Sun in Makati last Saturday, June 16, the 2018 edition featured an live act lineup of crowd favorites, and of course, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Duterte rules out facilitator in peace talks

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte does not want a third party facilitator in the peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels. The President also wants the peace talks to be held in the Philippines. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte emphasized that the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines–New People’s Army–National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) [...] The post Duterte rules out facilitator in peace talks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

2,000 jobseekers hired on Independence Day

MANILA, Julne 18 -- A total of 1,911 jobseekers found employment on June 12, Independence Day. In a report to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique Tutay s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Tambays? PNP wrongly detains group waiting outside friend s home

MANILA, Philippines – Police wrongly detained a group of 6 friends waiting outside another friend's home in Makati City, after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a controversial crackdown on "tambays" (bystanders). The group said police did not cite any law they could have violated, and only showed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

2,000 jobseekers hired on Independence Day

MANILA, Julne 18 -- A total of 1,911 jobseekers found employment on June 12, Independence Day. In a report to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique Tutay s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

The Real Meaning of Freedom

There’s a monumental event looming on this country’s horizon. It calls on us to remember the bravery of our heroes who fought for the freedom of our country, who sacrificed their lives for our liberty. It acknowledges that 120 years since we obtained our Independence, our journey as a nation is still long and we [...] The post The Real Meaning of Freedom appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018