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No sacred cows

We all know by now that one of the things that makes President Duterte blow his top is when he is publicly criticized regarding efforts to rid the country of.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarApr 5th, 2017

No Sacred Cows

By: Reyshimar C. Arguelles WE never prepared ourselves for this. The Sanidganbayan’s decision to sentence Imelda Marcos for a prison period stretching seven decades is too much to take in. A Marcos getting convicted for graft? Now, you’re either joking or taking fentanyl. Except, it isn’t fake news or a product of deranged blabbering. A Marcos […] The post No Sacred Cows appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

ERC chair hit: Blackout threat is ‘blackmail’

A party-list representative on Monday described as a "vain attempt at blackmail" the statement of Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chair Agnes Devanadera warning that the Ombudsman's one-year suspension of all four ERC commissioners could paralyze the agency and lead to blackouts. In a statement, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said the four commissioners---Gloria Victoria Yap-Taruc, Alfredo Non, Josefina Patricia Magpala-Asirit and Geronimo Sta. Ana---"should be made accountable and not treated as sacred cows." Following the Ombudsman's suspension of the four ERC officials on Thursday, Devanadera said on Friday that the lack of quorum of at least three members in the commi...Keep on reading: ERC chair hit: Blackout threat is ‘blackmail’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Cusi on ERC chair's suspension: 'No sacred cows in Duterte admin' - GMA News

Cusi on ERC chair's suspension: 'No sacred cows in Duterte admin' - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 4th, 2017

‘No sacred cows in government crackdown on illegal gambling’

MANILA, Philippines -  There will be no sacred cows in the Duterte administration’s crackdown on illegal gambling, Malacañang reiterated yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2017

No sacred cows

We all know by now that one of the things that makes President Duterte blow his top is when he is publicly criticized regarding efforts to rid the country of.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2017

Palace: No sacred cows

Palace: No sacred cows.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

Palace: Firing of 92 officials proof 'no sacred cows' in Duterte admin | SunStar - Sun.Star

Palace: Firing of 92 officials proof 'no sacred cows' in Duterte admin | SunStar - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

Palace: No sacred cows in Duterte administration - Inquirer.net

Palace: No sacred cows in Duterte administration - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

No sacred cows : Lopez vows to treat her family like everyone else

MANILA, Philippines — As she faced tough opposition at her confirmation hearing, Environment Secretary Gina Lopez reiterated Wednesday that her family would.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2017

Palace: No sacred cows in war on drugs

Palace: No sacred cows in war on drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2016

Malaysia condemns burning of Jalur Gemilang in the Philippines Malaysia Today

Malaysia condemns burning of Jalur Gemilang in the Philippines Free Malaysia Today Wisma Putra says the flag is a sacred national symbol and should be treated with respect......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Hey, sex is sacred!

Sex is sacred. We should not play around with it. It is serious business, infused with a very serious mission. We should not trivialize it......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

St. Francis in Egypt 1217, Pope Francis in UAE 2019

In 1217, only six years after the founding of the Franciscans orOrdo Fratrum Minorum(OFM),Frater Eliasof Cortona (1180-1253) arrived in Palestine and Syria to establish a mission of brotherhood among the Jews, Christians, and Muslims.   The Holy Land Province included the most solemn places where the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ (His birth, passion, death, and resurrection) geographically and historically occurred. Since 1217, the Franciscans have served as the steadfast guardians of the sacred sites. Back then, the Sultan of Egypt was Malek al-Kamil, the fierce and furious nephew of the more famous Sultan Saladin. In 1219, he and his mighty army killed 5,000 Christi...Keep on reading: St. Francis in Egypt 1217, Pope Francis in UAE 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Japan s wagyu beefing up to conquer the world

TAKAYAMA, Japan – In a lush field in the heart of the Japanese mountains, a herd of glossy black cows roam happily – prime examples of the area's Hida brand of wagyu beef.  With consumption of the famed meat known for its melt-in-the-mouth tenderness and marbled ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2019

Bishops condemn Jolo cathedral bombing as ‘most heinous’

MANILA, Philippines -- Two Catholic bishops have denounced the bombing of the cathedral in Jolo, Sulu, as the "most heinous desecration of a sacred place."   Cardinal Orlando Quevedo and Archbishop-elect Angelito Lampon, both former religious leaders from Jolo, also described on Monday the act as "satanic."   "It is truly a satanic act that all sacred religions must condemn," the bishops said in post in the website of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines   "This is the action of evil people with utter disregard for the sacredness of human life and of human dignity," they said.   The bishops were reacting to the blast incident...Keep on reading: Bishops condemn Jolo cathedral bombing as ‘most heinous’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

Record-breaking floods hit north Australia

CAIRNS, Australia  – Communities were cut off, farmers stranded and cows washed offshore as heavy rain pelted northeast Australia Sunday, January 27, with one major river breaking 118-year-old floodwater records.  The Bureau of Meteorology said Queensland’s Daintree River rose to 12.60 meters – a level not seen in over a century – ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

Alleged bishop arrested during illegal drug operation in Cavite – Manila Video

Cavite Police Provincial Office director William Segun questions alleged Bishop Richard Alcantara of the Bishop of Sacred Order of Saint Michael after he was arrested during an illegal drug operation at Tagumpay Compound, Tabing Ilog Dagat, Brgy. Alima Bacoor City, Cavite. (MB Video by Ali Vicoy) source link: Alleged bishop arrested during illegal drug operation in Cavite – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

‘Bishop’ busted in Cavite anti-drug operation

  MANILA, Philippines --- A 38-year old man who claimed to be a bishop of the Sacred Order of Saint Michael (SOSM) was arrested during an anti-illegal drugs operation conducted by the Bacoor police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 4 Thursday afternoon in Bacoor, Cavite. The Cavite Provincial Police Office said that one Bishop Richard Alcantara, and his companion, Perlito Alibay, 52, were not the actual targets of the anti-drug operation. Police were actually pursuing Fernando Dacuma, who sold a sachet of shabu to undercover officers but eluded arrest. Instead, police spotted Alcantara and Alibay sniffing shabu in Barangay Alima. A Sacred Order ...Keep on reading: ‘Bishop’ busted in Cavite anti-drug operation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

CBCP: Bishop busted in drug operation not part of Catholic clergy  

MANILA, Philippines --- The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has clarified that the bishop arrested in an anti-illegal drugs operation in Bacoor, Cavite is not a Catholic bishop. According to an official statement released on Friday, CBCP said that Bishop Richard Alcantara of the Sacred Order of Saint Michael (SOSM) congregation is also not a member of the conference. "We have received inquiries regarding a certain Bishop Richard Alcantara who was arrested due to illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation in Bacoor City on Friday, January 25," CBCP said. "Richard Alcantara is neither a Catholic bishop nor a priest of the Roman Catholic Church and is certainl...Keep on reading: CBCP: Bishop busted in drug operation not part of Catholic clergy  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

In photos: Millions of Filipinos celebrate transfer of the sacred Black Nazarene

On the ninth of every year, millions of Catholic faithful—from all walks of life and various ages—walk alongside the life-sized image of a suffering Jesus Christ as it makes it way to its home in Quiapo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019