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Senate Joins Int’l Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of Universal Declaration on Democracy

Senate Joins Int’l Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of Universal Declaration on Democracy.....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuSep 14th, 2017

Ray Allen to visit Manila in Comic-Con Asia 2018

NBA legend Ray Allen will be among those attending the first-ever Comic-Con Asia 2018, which will be held March 24-25 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay. Allen, who won two NBA titles as a player, will be in the country in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Spike Lee's movie, "He Got Game", which starred the NBA career leader in three-pointers made and Denzel Washington. Sen. Manny Pacquiao will also be in the event as he was chosen as the event's ambassador last September. Headlining the two-day event will be former comic-book writer and Marvel legend Stan Lee, who has already confirmed his attendance.     Get your spidey senses tingling as Marvel’s comic legend, Stan Lee, is coming to ComicCon Asia 2018! Who’s excited? We definitely are! Be sure to keep following our page to learn more about how you could meet and greet him soon! #ComicConAsia2018 #CCAsia2018 A post shared by ComicCon Asia (@comiccon_asia) on Jan 17, 2018 at 4:48am PST Also joining the 95-year old Lee and Allen is Walter Jones, the original Black Ranger from the "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers". The full slate of guests has also be announced and as follows: Cosplayers:  Hoku Props Vampy Bit Me Nana Kuronoma Anna Redei Jay Tablante (photographer) Local talents:  Yael Yuzon Harvey M. Tolibao (comic book artist) Carlo Pagulayan (comic book artist) Ian Sta. Maria (comic book artist) Armand Serrano (Walt Disney Animation Studios)  Visitors may register here. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

‘Yolanda Commemoration Day’ pushed

SENATOR Sonny Angara wants November 8 declared as “Yolanda Commemoration Day” to mark the day the supertyphoon struck the Eastern Visayas region. Ahead of the fourth anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda, Angara filed Senate Bill 1596 which seeks to declare November 8 as a special non-working public holiday in Eastern Visayas….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Baguio joins nationwide protest against tyranny

BAGUIO CITY — The afternoon rain did not stop Baguio protesters from staging a march rally in response to the call for a national day of protest against extrajudicial killings, martial law and tyranny on September 21, the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

President Duterte Will Most Likely End as a Failure

We Filipinos have to learn the hard way that in a properly functioning democracy, there are no shortcuts, no quick and easy way of doing things, no miracles—only hard work, constant vigilance. We said as much in an early editorial and we want to stress that point again today in light of the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2017

DPWH-Biliran joins 119th DPWH anniversary and sportsfest celebration

DPWH Biliran District Engineering Office (BDEO) actively participated on the DPWH Sportsfest activities in commemoration of the 119th DPWH Anniversary Celebration with this year’s theme: “Kapayapaan ay Bigyan Daan, Upang Kaunlaran ay Makamtan”......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2017

EDITORIAL - Stand up for someone’s rights

The country joins the world today in marking 68 years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration on Human Rights......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2016

Robredo rallies LP: Continue legacy of fighting for democracy

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo rallied members of the Liberal Party to continue to become beacons of hope, as the country goes through another "dark period." This was the central message of the LP chairperson as the former dominant party gathered to celebrate its 72nd anniversary ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

SEC order vs Rappler ‘bad for democracy’ – Drilon

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on  Saturday, January 20, that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) order for Rappler to shut down is "bad for democracy" and press freedom in the country. Drilon shared the opinion of other lawyers that the SEC should have given Rappler time to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

US government in shutdown as midnight deadline passes

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US government officially shut down on Saturday, the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal. Senators were still negotiating on the Senate floor as the clock turned midnight, but Trump’s office issued a statement blaming opposition Democrats for the crisis. Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders [...] The post US government in shutdown as midnight deadline passes appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

WASHINGTON --- The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction. Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a quarter century. Behind the scenes, however, leading Republicans and Democrats were trying to work out a compromise to avert a lengthy shutdown. Congress scheduled an unusual Saturday session to begin considering a three-week version of the short-term spending measure -- a...Keep on reading: US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Battle to avert US govt shutdown moves to Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A last-ditch battle to avert a looming US government shutdown moved to the Senate on Friday, where Democrats angered by the collapse of immigration talks have vowed to block a stop-gap funding bill. With the federal government set to run out of money on Friday at midnight—the eve of the one-year anniversary of [...] The post Battle to avert US govt shutdown moves to Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

LOOK | Nadine Lustre pays homage to Claudine Barretto in new Folded & Hung campaign

The fashion retailer kicked off its 20th anniversary this year with a new campaign that recalls Claudine’s successful ads in 2004......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Senate’s united stand vs joint voting on Cha-cha backed by Constitution – Sotto

Backed by the Constitution, the Senate is united against moves that would allow Congress to vote jointly on any amendments to the Charter, Majority Leader Vicente "Tito" Sotto III on Friday.   Sotto pointed out that joint voting by Congress is only allowed on martial law declaration.   "Jointly, separately? Pwede ba tigilan na. Consti says only in martial law vote ang jointly. Nowhere else is jointly mentioned," he said on Twitter.   Asked in a text message if the Senate has specific plans to stop the joint voting being pushed by some lawmakers, Sotto said there was no need for it as he already has his own strategy "in case some people are insistent on vi...Keep on reading: Senate’s united stand vs joint voting on Cha-cha backed by Constitution – Sotto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Sara Duterte joins Magic 12 in 2019 Senate race surveys

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is among the top contenders in the May 2019 senatorial elections, based on two surveys obtained by Rappler on Wednesday, January 3. She joined the Magic 12 in surveys conducted by polling firms Social Weather Stations (SWS) in December ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

YearEnder: Senate bickering casts shadow over accomplishments

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate affirmed its support for the Duterte administration by backing – and extending twice – the declaration of martial law in Min.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Gloc-9 tops off 2017 with 20th anniversary celebration and new album

At this point in his career, the revered rapper has nothing more to prove -- except maybe his longevity......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

Duterte leads Rizal Day commemoration at Luneta Park

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday led the commemoration of the 121st anniversary of martyrdom of the country’s national hero, Dr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Senators recall Rizal’s heroism, principles

Senators paid tribute to national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal on Saturday, Dec. 30, the commemoration of his 121st death anniversary. Detained senator Leila De Lima, citing a verse of Rizal's poem "Huling Paalam," described him as a political prisoner who fought against an oppressive government. "Malinaw po: Si Gat Jose Rizal ay bilanggong pulitikal ng isang mapaniil at malupit na pamahalaang Kastila. Sa pagtataguyod ng reporma, sa pagtatanggol ng karapatang pantao, sa paglalahad ng katotohanan ukol sa baluktot na patakaran ng gobyerno, ipinakulong siya at hinatulan sa kasalanang hindi niya ginawa. Siniraan ang reputasyon at pangalan ng mga gawa-gawang paratang ukol sa rebelyon at d...Keep on reading: Senators recall Rizal’s heroism, principles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Nation marks Rizal martyrdom anniversary

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will lead this year’s commemoration of the 121st anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal at the Rizal Monument, Rizal Park, Manila. The theme of the event, which will start at 7 a.m. today, is “Rizal 2017: Mabuting Kaisipan, Susi sa Kaunlaran.” The government officials to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Commuters to get free MRT rides on Rizal Day

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) has announced it would be giving free rides to commuters on Dec. 30 in commemoration of the 121st death anniversary of national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal. MRT General Manager Rodolfo Garcia said free rides could be availed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Dec. 30, according the order he issued on Friday. During these hours, tellers at all stations would issue free single journey tickets to commuters. Garcia said he issued the order at the the request of Acting Executive Director Ludovico Badoy of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. Malacaang proclaimed Dec. 30 as a regular holiday in commemoration of Ri...Keep on reading: Commuters to get free MRT rides on Rizal Day.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017