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Lithuania: a candle for pedestrians without reflectors

VILNIUS — Lithuanian police are handing out candles to pedestrians and cyclists who don't wear reflectors on their clothing on dark country roads — a stark r.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 10th, 2018

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

KAUNAS, Lithuana – Pope Francis on Sunday, September 23, paid homage to Holocaust victims who perished in the Vilnius ghetto, 75 years to the day after the Nazis liquidated it, and warned 100,000 Lithuanians gathered for mass against "pernicious attitudes" leading to genocide. "Seventy-five years ago, this nation witnessed the final destruction ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

KAUNAS, Lithuania --- Pope Francis is paying tribute to Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupations on the day the country remembers the near-extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived out of a community of 37,000 during the 1941-1944 Nazi occupation. During Mass on Sunday, Francis is expected to honor those victims as well as the Lithuanians who were deported to Siberian gulags or were tortured and oppressed at home during five decades of Soviet occupation. Francis is to continue the remembrance with a...Keep on reading: Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states

Pope Francis arrived in Lithuania to begin a four-day visit to the Baltic states, carrying a message of solidarity as they look warily toward a newly aggressive Russia nearly 30 years after they broke away from the then-Soviet Union. Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states VILNIUS (Reuters) – Pope Francis… link: Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Pope to honor Baltic martyrs amid abuse crisis

VILNIUS, Lithuania – Pope Francis kicks off a Baltic tour in Catholic Lithuania on Saturday, September 22 where he will honour victims of the region's Nazi and Soviet occupations as the Church reels from fresh clerical abuse scandals . The 4-day trip to the northeastern edge of the European Union and NATO ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Woman mistakenly lights up dynamite instead of candle

A woman from Connecticut, USA, was injured after she made the mistake of lighting a stick of dynamite, which she thought was a candle. The 30-year-old victim lit up one of the supposed candles her family found in their home's basement. They were apparently left there by the previous tenant. They couldn't buy emergency lighting because the nearby Home Depot branch had closed for the night, reports ABC 7. What she thought to be a candle was actually a quarter stick of dynamite. The explosion blew out one of the house's windows and severely injured the woman's face. One of her hands was also seriously injured and might lose several fingers. The whole family was home at the time, bu...Keep on reading: Woman mistakenly lights up dynamite instead of candle.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Life reflections

Puddles of water create a double reality for pedestrians the same way that past sins confront Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV both as a former military rebel and a destabilizer in the Senate. YUMMIE DINGDING.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Fire razes candle factory in Ozamiz City

PAGADIAN CITY --- A candle factory was razed by a fire here on Wednesday morning, killing a worker and injuring two others. Authorities said the fire started inside the Bryant Milling and Marketing candle factory in Barangay Carangan, Ozamiz Cityaround 10:29 a.m. Acting City Fire Marshall SFO4 Rolando Bondaco Jr. identified the fatality as Mitchell Lou Ramayrat, who supervised the operation of the factory that produced wax, candles, and drinking straws. Investigators said workers were cooking paraffin wax using a "pugon" when an explosion occurred. Genara Ramayrat, the victim's mother, said her daughter was trapped inside the factory. The victim's body was found inside th...Keep on reading: Fire razes candle factory in Ozamiz City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Baguio students remember Kian in UP candle light rite

      BAGUIO CITY---- About a hundred students of the University of the Philippines Baguio gathered for a candle-light ceremony on Thursday night (Aug. 16), the city leg of a nationwide indignation rally on the first year anniversary of the shooting of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos.   Delos Santos was shot during a supposed clash with Caloocan City policemen, who believed the grade 12 pupil was a drug peddler.   He was one of three teens killed in August during violent police operations.   At about 6 p.m. at the campus lobby, UP students laid down candles around a huge poster that said, "End State Fascism." Other students wield...Keep on reading: Baguio students remember Kian in UP candle light rite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Bacolod-Japan Friendship Day set Aug. 14

The City Government of Bacolod will celebrate the annual Bacolod—Japan Friendship Day Tuesday [August 14] with a program at the Bacolod City Government Center lobby starting at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Evelio Leonardia will lead the candle-lighting ceremonies in commemoration of the Bon Odori, a memorial day of the Japanese where they dance and use lanterns […] The post Bacolod-Japan Friendship Day set Aug. 14 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

UK Muslim convert admits plotting carnage with Oxford Street attack

LONDON — A Muslim convert has admitted plotting to kill more than 100 people by driving a truck into pedestrians on London’s Oxford Street, the capital’s major shopping thoroughfare. Lewis Ludlow, 26, had planned to rent the vehicle and plough it into shoppers in the bustling retail district, which attracts large numbers of tourists, during the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

For many in Japan s sizzling summer, heatstroke hits at home

Pedestrians shield themselves from the sun at Ueno Park in Taito Ward, Tokyo. - THE JAPAN NEWS/ANN TOKYO -- About 45 per cent of 4,429 heatstroke victims taken to hospitals by ambulance in Tokyo fr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

‘G-spot’ ad raises hackles

  VILNIUS, LITHUANIA --- The capital of this Baltic country is pressing ahead with controversial plans for a raunchy international advertising campaign that refers to the city as the "G-spot of Europe," despite opposition from the Church and central government.   Posters advertising Lithuania's capital, due to appear starting on Thursday in Berlin and London, show a young woman lying on bed sheets printed with the map of Europe and clutching a handful of cloth where Vilnius is located.   "Nobody knows where it is, but when you find it, it's amazing. Vilnius, the G-spot of Europe," says the advertisement, which is aimed at portraying the city as the conti...Keep on reading: ‘G-spot’ ad raises hackles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Ballet to cure the Mexico City traffic blues

Remedios Rosas was walking down a busy Mexico City street Saturday when she saw seven tutu-clad dancers tiptoe to the sidewalk, their chins held high, and join pedestrians waiting to cross the road. When the light changed, music started and the dancers leaped into the street, twirling and twisting in front of surprised drivers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Jones Cup: Ateneo blasts Lithuania for third straight win

  Ateneo is off to higher altitudes after putting away Lithuania in dominant fashion, 98-65, for its third straight win in the William Jones Cup Thursday at Xinzhuang Gymnasium in Taiwan. The Blue Eagles, who dropped two straight games after winning their opener, improved to 4-2 and moved to the third seed while Lithuania dropped to eighth with a 1-6 record. Ateneo was already in the driver's seat as early as the second quarter then finished the first half way ahead, 43-28. But the demolition didn't stop there as Blue Eagles outscored the Lithuanians 30-18 for the 73-46 lead with Angelo Kouame scoring 11 of his total19 points in the period. William Navarro had a team-...Keep on reading: Jones Cup: Ateneo blasts Lithuania for third straight win.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

PH-Ateneo blasts Lithuania to stay on track of podium finish

      MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines-Ateneo Blue Eagles made quick work of Lithuania, 98-65, to pick up their 3rd straight victory in the 40th William Jones Cup in New Taipei City, Friday, July 20. Big men Angelo Kouame and Mike Nieto combined for 14 of the team’s 21 second-quarter points to open ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

De Lima bats for audible pedestrian signals for blind, visually-impaired people

July 10, 2018. Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has filed a measure requiring all traffic signal poles to be equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) to ensure road safety for pedestrians, especially among the blind and visually-impaired people. De Lima, who chairs the Senate Committee on Social… Source link link: De Lima bats for audible pedestrian signals for blind, visually-impaired people.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Pope to reach out to other Christians during Baltics trip

VATICAN CITY --- The Vatican says Pope Francis will have two ecumenical meetings during his trip to the Baltics in September. The Vatican on Thursday released details about the previously announced Sept. 22-25 pilgrimage. In Lithuania, where Catholics are the majority, the pope will visit a Marian sanctuary. Then after being driven from the capital of Vilnius to Kaunas, Francis will celebrate Mass in a park on Sept. 23. Many of Latvia's Christians are Orthodox or Protestants. Francis on Sept. 24 will have an ecumenical encounter in Riga and will also visit the city's Catholic cathedral. In Tallinn, Estonia, Francis will young people in a Lutheran church before celebrating...Keep on reading: Pope to reach out to other Christians during Baltics trip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Bring IDs, NCRPO tells pedestrians, commuters

Pedestrians and commuters, particularly those who travel at night, should bring along identification cards to prevent police from whisking them off to detention centers for violating city ordinances, the National Capital Region Police Office said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Bring IDs, NCRPO tells pedestrians, commuters

Pedestrians and commuters, particularly those who travel at night, should bring along identification cards to prevent police from whisking them off to detention centers for violating city ordinances, the National Capital Region Police Office said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Abandoned lit candle triggers fire in Manila, 50 families displaced

AN abandoned lit candle that fell on a mattress was said to have triggered a fire that left some 50 families homeless in Tambunting, Sta. Cruz, Manila, the other night. Fire Senior Insp. Reden Alumno of the Manila Fire Department reported that the fire broke out at past 10 p.m.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018