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Journalist murdered in Mexico, 9th in 2018

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Mexico (UPDATED) – Gunmen on Friday, September 21 killed a Mexican journalist who had received threats after reporting on corruption in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said, in what was at least the 9th murder of a reporter in the country this year. Mario Gomez, a reporter ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 22nd, 2018

Hatred stirred by leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders – RSF

PARIS, France – Hatred whipped up by "unscrupulous politicians" has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday, December 18. Eighty journalists have been killed worldwide so far this year – most notably the Saudi columnist  Jamal Khashoggi – with  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

TIME’s Person of the Year recognizes global assault on journalism

Time Magazine has just announced its “Person of the Year” for 2018, and for once, it isn’t one person. This time it is four people and a newspaper. Collectively calling them “The Guardians,” Time has awarded the accolade to the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa who edits the Rappler news website, […] The post TIME’s Person of the Year recognizes global assault on journalism appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

9th journalist murdered in Mexico for & lsquo;18

9th journalist murdered in Mexico for & lsquo;18.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Mexican journalist murdered

MEXICO CITY -- A journalist was murdered Tuesday in southeast Mexico, not far from tourist hotspot Cancun, the government said — the seventh such killing this year in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for reporters. Ruben Pat, the editor-in-chief of the Playa News weekly, was shot dead outside….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Panelo: Duterte told Diokno to skip House hearing | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says it was President Rodrigo Duterte who ordered Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to skip the House hearing on corruption allegations against him. Unlike the Senate, the House of Representatives insists the Road Board should not be abolished. Reporters Without Borders or RSF says hatred whipped up by ‘unscrupulous politicians’ has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

De Lima lauds Ressa for being named as among TIME Persons of the Year

      MANILA, Philippines--Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday lauded Rappler president Maria Ressa for being named as one of the 2018 "Persons of the Year" by TIME Magazine along with other journalists. De Lima said that the recognition of Ressa, whom she called as the "People's Champ," has brought honor and pride to Filipinos, saying that Filipino people would realize the "debt it owes to every single honest-to-goodness journalist." "Someday the Filipino people will realize the debt it owes to every single honest-to-goodness journalist, who perseveres in bringing the truth to the people, even at great personal expense," De Lima said in a dispat...Keep on reading: De Lima lauds Ressa for being named as among TIME Persons of the Year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

Iran deal, Saudi murder: Turbulent year shakes up Middle East

  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – A murdered Saudi journalist. A scrapped Iran nuclear deal. The two events alone have undone years of diplomacy in the Middle East, testing old alliances and shaking up the regional balance of power, analysts say. In another turbulent year for the tinderbox region, Syrian leader Bashar ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

2018: Trump s year of disruption – and danger ahead

WASHINGTON DC, USA – He came, he disrupted, he declared victory. Ask Donald Trump and he'll tell you 2018 was a roaring success. "Nobody's ever done a better job than I'm doing as president," Trump told Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward. Classic Trump. Best ever or not, there's no denying this most unusual ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

Migration crisis hits Americas, reaches U.S. border in 2018

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – From the Central American caravans trekking desperately northward to the mass exodus from Venezuela, 2018 was the year the  migration crisis  swept the Americas and reached the doorstep of the United States. Scenes of Syrian and African refugees risking their lives to reach Europe's shores had ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

World Bank projects growth in remittances to PH slowing to 2.8%

The Philippines is expected to remain among the biggest destinations of remittance flows this year even as the World Bank projected slower growth due to the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Middle East.   In its December 2018 Migration and Remittances: Recent Developments and Outlook report, the Washington-based multilateral lender said the top remittance-receiving countries would be India ($79.5 billion), China ($67.4 billion), the Philippines and Mexico (both $33.7 billion), Egypt ($25.7 billion), and Nigeria ($25.1 billion).   Also among the 10 countries seen receiving the largest remittance flows in 2018 were Pakistan ($20.9 billion), Uk...Keep on reading: World Bank projects growth in remittances to PH slowing to 2.8%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Katarina Rodriguez on Miss World 2018 experience: I wouldn t change a thing

MANILA, Philippines – Miss World Philippines 2018 Katarina Rodriguez took to Instagram on Wednesday, December 12 to share her sentiments after failing  to make it to the Top 30 of the competition in Sanya, China. Katarina was considered one of the top favorites to make it to the competition. Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon eventually won the title . (READ: Katarina Rodriguez's Miss World journey: Taking risks, staying true to herself ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Maria Ressa, other journalists named Time Person of the Year

NEW YORK, USA (7th UPDATE) – Saudi journalist   Jamal Khashoggi , who was murdered in October at his country's Istanbul consulate, was on Tuesday, December 11, named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" alongside several other journalists under siege in their respective countries. The magazine also honored Rappler CEO Maria Ressa ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Katarina Rodriguez s Miss World journey: Taking risks, staying true to herself

MANILA, Philippines – Miss World 2018 concluded on Saturday, December 8 in Sanya, China with Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon succeeding India's Manushi Chhillar. (READ: Who is Vanessa Ponce de Leon, Miss World 2018? ) The Philippines' bet Katarina Rodriguez failed to enter the Top 30 of the competition  – a surprise to many since she was touted as one of the ladies ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Mexico s Vanessa Ponce de Leon is Miss World 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Vanessa Ponce de Leon from Mexico was crowned Miss World 2018 on Saturday, December 8, in Sanya, China.  Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar from India passed on the crown to De Leon after the latter emerged victorious among 117 other hopefuls from around ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Who is Vanessa Ponce de Leon, Miss World 2018?

MANILA, Philippines – Twenty-six-year-old Vanessa Ponce de Leon, this year’s Miss World 2018, is the first Mexican ever to win the prestigious title, besting 117 other hopefuls from around the globe. ( READ: Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon is Miss World 2018 ) From graduating with a Degree in International Business from the University of Guanajuato, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

PH becomes first Spartan H3X champion at Timberland Heights

    The Philippines was crowned as the 2018 Spartan H3X champion after a grueling 24-hour sandbag carrying race and conquering all the extreme challenges within the Timberland Heights grounds. Staged simultaneously in four countries, the 71-man Philippine contingent went against the participants from Greece, Mexico and the United States.     According to Mike Reyes, Spartan Race Director, H3X is basically all three Hurricane Heat lengths rolled into a consecutively-run event, which started at the exact same time and run simultaneously regardless of time zone. Reyes added that what made the event more fun is the magnificent views and natur...Keep on reading: PH becomes first Spartan H3X champion at Timberland Heights.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Khashoggi’s sons plead for return of his body

Washington — The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have asked Saudi authorities to return the body of their father so the family can properly grieve, they told CNN in an interview aired Sunday. Khashoggi was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul by a team sent from Riyadh on 2 October, a murder Turkey’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Khashoggi’s body ‘dissolved’ after murder

ANKARA, Turkey — The body of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was “dissolved” after he was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a month ago, an advisor to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday. The claim echoed what a Turkish official had told the Washington Post — for which Khashoggi was a contributor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Philippines well-represented in 2018 Global Martial Arts Awards

SINGAPORE - The Global Martial Arts Awards 2018, set to take place at the JW Marriott Hotel, South Beach in Singapore on 8 November, will bestow distinctive recognition onto superstar athletes, gifted coaches, innovative industry leaders, and media personalities that have left an indelible mark on the competitive world of martial arts in the past year. Honoring people that, on a daily basis, are playing pivotal roles in contributing to the growth and influence of martial arts around the globe, the Awards gives credit to outstanding individuals or entities in 16 categories: Martial Arts Hero of the Year, Male Athlete of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year, Muay Thai Athlete of the Year, Kickboxing Athlete of the Year, Breakthrough Athlete of the Year, Bout of the Year, Knockout of the Year, Submission of the Year, Walkout of the Year, Event of the Year, Gym of the Year, Referee of the Year, Coach of the Year, Ring Girl of the Year, and Martial Arts Journalist of the Year. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545; min-height: 14.0px} span.s1 {text-decoration: underline}     Global Martial Arts Award – Nominees     Martial Arts Hero of the Year   Angela Lee Aung La N Sang Daniel Cormier Eduard Folayang Henry Cejudo Martin Nguyen Tenshin Nasukawa     Male Athlete of the Year   Aung La N Sang Gegard Mousasi Henry Cejudo Joshua Pacio Kevin Belingon Kyoji Horiguchi Tenshin Nasukawa     Female Athlete of the Year   Angela Lee Ayaka Hamasaki Kanna Asakura Rose Namajunas Seo Hee Ham Stamp Fairtex Xiong Jing Nan     Muay Thai Athlete of the Year   Kulabdam Kulabdam Sor Jor PiekuThai Muangthai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym Nong-O Gaiyanghadao Petchdam Kaiyanghadao Rodtang Jitmuangnon Sam-A Gaiyanghadao Yodlekpet TDed-99     Kickboxing Athlete of the Year   Giorgio Petrosyan Petpanomrung Kiatmuu9 Sittichai Sitsongpeenong Stamp Fairtex Takeru Segawa Tenshin Nasukawa Tiffany Van Soest     Breakthrough Athlete of the Year   Brian Ortega Derrick Lewis Kevin Belingon Kyoji Horiguchi Saygid Guseyn Arsanaliev Stamp Fairtex Xiong Jing Nan     Bout of the Year   Aung La N Sang vs. Ken Hasegawa Angela Lee vs. Mei Yamaguchi II Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Jo Nattawut Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Tenshin Nasukawa Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II     Knockout of the Year   Aaron Pico vs. Shane Kruchten Aung La N Sang vs. Ken Hasegawa Brian Ortega vs. Frankie Edgar Li Kai Wen vs. Rodian Menchavez Petchdam Kaiyanghadao vs. Josh Tonna Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev vs. Timofey Nastyukhin Yoel Romero vs. Luke Rockhold     Submission of the Year   Joshua Pacio vs. Pongsiri Mitsatit Ariel Sexton vs. Kota Shimoishi Shinya Aoki vs. Rasul Yakhyaev Renzo Gracie vs. Yuki Kondo Paul Craig vs. Magomed Ankalaev Adam Wieczorek vs. Arjan Bhullar Paddy Pimblett vs. Alexis Savvidis     Walkout of the Year   Andy Nguyen Aung La N Sang Eduard Folayang Heo Jae-Hyeok Rika Ishige Shannon Wiratchai Stamp Fairtex     Event of the Year   Bellator 192 ONE: Kingdom of Heroes ONE: Reign of Kings ONE: Unstoppable Dreams Rizin 13 UFC 220 UFC 223     Gym of the Year   American Kickboxing Academy American Top Team Evolve MMA Team Lakay Tiger Muay Thai Tribe Tokyo MMA Tristar   Referee of the Year   Atsushi Onari Jason Herzog Kemp Cheng Mark Goddard Mike Beltran Olivier Coste Yuji Shimada   Coach of the Year   Duane “Bang” Ludwig (Bang Muay Thai) Firas Zihabi (Tristar) George Hickson (Tiger Muay Thai) Javier Mendez (AKA) Mark Sangiao (Team Lakay) Matt Brown (ATT) Ryo Chonan (Tribe Tokyo)     Ring Girl of the Year   Arianny Celeste Camila Oliveira Lee Bom Yi Lee Ji Na Nithima Attasophonwatthana Red Dela Cruz Siena     Martial Arts Journalist of the Year   Ariel Helwani (ESPN/MMA Fighting) Chris Mohan (Malay Mail) Haider Yutim (Astro Awani) JM Siasat (GMA) Manabu Takashima (MMA Planet) Mike Bohn (MMA Junkie) Mike Murillo (Business World) Santino Honasan (ABS-CBN).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Filipinos rank second worldwide in commemorating the departed

The Philippines ranked second in the world when it comes to cultural practices for remembering departed loved ones, according to an international index. Skymorials, an online memorials and tributes provider, announced that the country ranked second only to Mexico with a 59.9 percent score in its global index report for 2018. The ranking is based […] The post Filipinos rank second worldwide in commemorating the departed appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018