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P4.2M pot taken off MM streets

The marijuana came from the provinces of Kalinga and Apayao Going old-school by selling marijuana instead of shabu, known otherwise as poor man’s cocaine, six suspects arrested in Quezon City yesterday can now sing that Scorpions rock classic “When the smoke is going down.” Seized from the suspects by element of the Quezon City Police […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneSep 11th, 2018

Filipinos rise vs. misogyny, tyranny

Now on its seventh year, Filipino women's rights advocates once again took the streets of Manila to dance and protest the misogyny and rising tyranny in the country. The post Filipinos rise vs. misogyny, tyranny appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Record-breaking snowfall cloaks Moscow

MOSCOW, Russia -- Record snowfall covered Moscow on Wednesday, with streets and monuments blanketed in white and dozens of flights canceled at the city's main airport. Snow coated trees and power lines from morning, but melted into deep slush on pavements as temperatures rose above freezing in the afternoon. Some seven centimeters (2.8 inches) of snow fell overnight, according to the national meteorological service, with drifts reaching up to 45 centimeters (18 inches). Aeroflot airline said on its website that it had canceled more than 70 flights in and out of the city's Sheremetyevo airport. The Moscow meteorological service said the snowfall beat a record set in 1995 a...Keep on reading: Record-breaking snowfall cloaks Moscow.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Mammoth crowds mark 40th anniversary of Iran revolution

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's president on Monday, February 11, insisted "enemy" plots against the country would fail as vast crowds marked 40 years since the Islamic revolution at a time of heightened tensions with the United States. "The presence of people today on the streets all over Islamic Iran... ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Malate mayhem as shots fired

Nine persons sowed terror yesterday morning in Malate, Manila after firing a gun indiscriminately despite a Commission on Election-imposed gun ban being implemented by the Philippine National Police. Elements of the Manila Police District (MPD) Station 9 and Special Weapons and Tactics swooped down on M.H. del Pilar corner Aldecoa streets to arrest the nine, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Gas explosion shoots fire, burns buildings

SAN FRANCISCO — A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames into the air for hours Wednesday and burned five buildings, sending panicked residents and workers fleeing into the streets. It took utility crews more than two hours to put out the fire after private construction workers cut a natural gas line, igniting […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Manila then and now, seen through Brocka and Bernal

MANILA in 2019 is a bustling concrete jungle where the middle class and urban poor strive to have decent life, but in reality its streets are riddled with victims of extrajudicial killings, nine-year-old street urchins used by drug peddlers, inefficient public transport, and other inequalities and injustices......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Liam Neeson reveals hunting for black bastard to kill

LONDON, United Kingdom – Veteran actor Liam Neeson revealed on Monday, February 4 that he once walked the streets hunting for a "black bastard" to kill in retaliation for the rape of a friend. The 66-year-old Northern Irish star of Schindler's List and Taken is promoting his ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

IN PHOTOS: Binondo celebrates Chinese New Year

MANILA, Philippines – Thousands of people gathered in Binondo, said to be the world's oldest Chinatown, on Tuesday, February 5, to witness and take part in the Chinese New Year celebrations. People snaked their way down the streets of Binondo, to usher in good luck in the Year of the Pig.  Lion ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Asia welcomes year of the pig with banquets, temple visits

BEIJING --- Asia is welcoming the lunar year of the pig with visits to temples, family banquets and the world's biggest travel spree. The streets of Beijing and other major Chinese cities were quiet and empty Tuesday after millions of people left to visit relatives or travel abroad during the year's biggest family holiday. Families gathered at home for multigenerational banquets. Shops, companies and government offices closed for the week. In Hong Kong, worshippers stood in line for hours at the Wong Tai Sin Temple to welcome the lunar new year by lighting incense. China's railway ministry forecast mainland travelers would make 413 million trips during the three-week period...Keep on reading: Asia welcomes year of the pig with banquets, temple visits.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

LOOK: Local, national pols place tarps in Binondo on Chinese New Year

  MANILA, Philippines --- Various campaign materials of politicians gunning for local and national posts in the May midterm elections were spotted in different parts of Binondo, Manila on Tuesday, during the celebrations for the Chinese New Year.   Tarpaulins bearing the names and photos of former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go and Maguindanao 2nd District Rep. Zajid Mangudadatu were placed along Quintin Paredes St. and Ongpin St.     Meanwhile, banners of local politicians including Manila mayoralty candidates Alfredo Lim and incumbent Mayor Joseph Estrada were also seen along the streets of Manila's Chinatown.   ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Local, national pols place tarps in Binondo on Chinese New Year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Goin’ Bilibid: Netizen hits bill lowering age of criminal responsibility

MANILA, Philippines – While many critics of Congress' efforts to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility took to the streets to protest the bill, one netizen expressed his resistance through a song. (READ:  Watchdog to PH: Don't lower age of criminal responsibility ) Lolito Go, who performed "Goin' Bilibid" – a parody of the theme ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Plane breaks apart over California neighborhood, 5 killed

YORBA LINDA, California --- Five people died and two were injured after a small plane apparently came apart Sunday over a suburban Southern California neighborhood, raining debris on streets and backyards and igniting a house fire, authorities said. Four people in the house that burned in the city of Yorba Linda were killed, along with the pilot, who was the only person in the twin-engine plane, Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Cory Martino told reporters. Martino said the dead occupants of the home were two males and two females but did not provide other information about them. The Cessna 414A that can carry up to eight people took off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport about ...Keep on reading: Plane breaks apart over California neighborhood, 5 killed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

‘Unprecedented’ flooding to hit northeast Australia

Thousands of people in northeast Australia should expect “unprecedented flooding”, authorities have warned, after relentless downpours forced a dam to be fully opened on Sunday. Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes around the coastal city of Townsville in Queensland state. Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

CAIRNS, Australia – Australia's military has been deployed to tackle devastating "once-in-a-century" floods that have inundated homes, schools and airports in the country's northeast, forcing hundreds to flee and bringing crocodiles onto the streets. The Australian Defence Forces delivered 70,000 sandbags, deployed amphibious cargo vehicles and helped pluck flashlight-wielding residents from their ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Guaido supporters back in the streets - The Manila Times Online

CARACAS, Venezuela: Momentum is growing for Venezuelas opposition movement led by lawmaker Juan Guaido, who has called supporters back into the streets for nationwide protests Saturday (Sunday in Mani.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Once-in-a-century floods hit northeast Australia

SYDNEY, Australia – Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of further downpours over the next few days. Australia's tropical north experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year, but the recent ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

French yellow vest protesters condemn injuries, blame police

PARIS --- France's yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during anti-government demonstrations. Multiple protests were taking place in Paris and other cities to denounce Macron's economic policies, which they view as favoring the rich, for the 12th straight weekend of demonstrations. In Paris, scuffles broke out between some protesters and police around the Republic Plaza, northeast of the city center, where hundreds of demonstrators headed on Saturday afternoon. Police appeared to be trying to disperse the crowd. Thousands of ...Keep on reading: French yellow vest protesters condemn injuries, blame police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2019

Venezuela s opposition to up pressure on Maduro with new rally

CARACAS, Venezuela – Opposition leader Juan Guaido appealed to his countrymen to take to the streets at the weekend for "the biggest march in the history of Venezuela" in a new bid to up pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to call early elections. Major European countries have set a weekend ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Venezuela’s military urged: junk Maduro

CARACAS — Thousands of opposition protesters, led by Venezuela’s self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido, on Wednesday called on the armed forces to abandon President Nicolas Maduro and allow humanitarian aid into the crisis-wracked country. The fight for freedom has begun. People took to the streets in the capital Caracas and various other cities, banging pots, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Venezuelans join walkout to pressure Maduro - The Manila Times Online

CARACAS, Venezuela: Doctors in scrubs, businessmen in suits and construction workers in jeans gathered on the streets of Venezuelas capital Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), waving their nations flag an.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019