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Cleanliness is next to godliness

Yesterday morning, as I drove to my office, I couldn’t help but notice the numerous uncollected garbage bags alongside the streets of Cebu City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

Protesters control key roads after historic Hong Kong rally

HONG KONG – Holdout anti-government protesters remained in control of a major arterial road in Hong Kong on Monday, June 17, a day after organizers said two million people flooded the streets in a historic rebuke of the city's pro-Beijing leader. Vast crowds marched for hours in tropical heat on Sunday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

[ANALYSIS] Why the influx of Chinese in the Philippines?

It’s a question many of us ask whenever we walk the streets of Makati, Bonifacio Global City, or the Manila Bay Area. In recent years many Filipinos couldn't help but notice the sudden rise in the number of Chinese in the Philippines – whether as tourists, workers, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

China stays mum as Hong Kong protests against extradition bill

BEIJING, China – Chinese state media remained largely silent Sunday, June 16, as hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people took to the streets to protest against a controversial extradition bill , with social platforms scrubbed clean of any pictures or mentions of the rally. Hong Kong's government has been rocked in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes as record rally chokes city

HONG KONG (3rd UPDATE) – Some two million protesters choked Hong Kong's streets in a powerful rebuke of a reviled extradition law, organizers said Sunday, June 16, piling pressure on the city's embattled pro-Beijing leader who apologized for causing "conflict" but refused to step down. The historic show of force ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

DAILY GRIND

To sustain the daily needs of his family, this vendor has to brave the sweltering heat of the sun in the streets of Baler in Aurora province, as he sells to tourists and visitors local delicacy called “Pakumbo,” a sweetened dried coconut packed in a dry banana bark......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJun 15th, 2019

Hong Kong protesters plan weekend rally after violent clashes

HONG KONG – Hong Kong protest leaders announced plans for another mass rally on Sunday, June 16, escalating their campaign against a  China extradition bill a day after police cleared them from the streets using volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets. The move sets up a fresh confrontation with the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019

IN PHOTOS: How Poblacion in Makati celebrated Independence Day 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Don Pedro and Alfonso streets in Poblacion have seen bigger crowds that they might have been built for, that corner being something of a hub, the Kilometer Zero for the nightlife district this side of Makati has become in recent years. Throughout the year, this small corner has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2019

Chinese media blames Hong Kong demonstrations on collusion with West

BEIJING, China – Chinese media on Monday blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill at the weekend, accusing opponents of the city's pro-Beijing government of "collusion with the West". Organizers say more than a million people marched through the streets of the territory against a proposed new ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2019

Bacolod was flooded again

In April and last week of May, Bacolod was flooded twice due to sudden downpours that caught people unprepared. But that was not the issue; rains often come at an unanticipated time. The sudden flooding in the streets understandably irked people because this problem ought to have been solved by the highly publicized control project […] The post Bacolod was flooded again appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2019

MERANAO SPOKEN WORD: Nowhere

NOWHERE by Sorayyah M. Casanguan I feel lost. Yes! Really lost. All are gone. The streets I used to knew Those alleys where old women vendors With their blackened teeth, Peddle dumpas, malong, mamaan. Where are they now? All are gone. I don’t know where to begin. I think and I reflect Yet, I don’t […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019

MERANAO SPOKEN WORD: The Promise

THE PROMISE Sittie Saadia M. Muti You were bequeathed with exquisite beauty beyond compare– oh, that perfect weather all-year round The forever spring with your ever verdant foliage The Sleeping Beauty framing the old Lake Lanao As the giggles of young boys roaming the streets of padian Add sound to your beautiful sight. Truly, you […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

‘Marawi Before the Siege’ photo exhibit opens May 27 in Iligan

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 May) – “Before the siege, people went to padian to get the best picks for their daily needs, took to the streets to celebrate or to protest, went to the masjed to praise Allah. Photographs have captured these moments. And it is good to remember,” journalist Bobby Timonera wrote as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2019

Flooding hits several areas in Bacolod

By: Glazyl Y. Masculino BACOLOD City – Several areas here experienced flooding caused by heavy rains on Thursday afternoon. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) cluster head Joemarie Vargas said flooding was heaviest in the south portion of the city. “Water rose in the areas of Libertad Market, Mabini Street, Rosario Lacson Streets, […] The post Flooding hits several areas in Bacolod appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

JAKARTA: Tens of thousands of Indonesian military and police were deployed on the streets of Jakarta Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal over…READ The post Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Isko Moreno vows- No tyranny in Manilas streets

Isko Moreno vows: No tyranny in Manilas streets Philippine Star Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno said he will allow the poor and underprivileged to earn a living on the streets within limits......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

From the streets to the court: Basketball gives out of school youth a second chance

Minguillo, 13, had been chosen as one of the ten 2019 Jr. NBA All-Stars. Yet, he almost didn't have the chance to prove himself......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Oriental Mindoro eyes cultural heritage, agri-tourism as draws

IT WAS a few minutes past 7 p.m. when spectators gathered to watch young Pandanggo sa Ilaw dancers performing in the streets of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro at the 2019 Pandang Gitab (Festival of Lights) on April 27......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Isko Moreno vows: No tyranny in Manila’s streets

Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno said he will allow the poor and underprivileged to earn a living on the streets – within limits......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

Isko Moreno vows: No tyranny in Manila’s streets

Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno said he will allow the poor and underprivileged to earn a living on the streets – within limits......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019