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Steps to reconciliation

  Gospel Reading: Mt 18:15-20 JESUS said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother. If he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, so that every fact […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoAug 14th, 2019

Hunt is on for 12-k big-time drug targets

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Friday vowed to run after over 12,000 big-time drug suspects and send them to jail before President Rodrigo Duterte steps down in 2022......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 14th, 2019

Magalong pronouncement on safety of activists welcomed

3 MIN READ Activists welcomed the pronouncement of Mayor Benjamin Magalong assuring they are "safe and secure' in his city and recommended steps the he can immediately implement to ensure unhampered exercise of their democratic rights. The post Magalong pronouncement on safety of activists welcomed appeared first on Northern Dispatch......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsDec 6th, 2019

Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF President

Promising improvements and more support from private companies for the sport, Mariano “Nonong” Araneta was re-elected as president of the Philippine Football Federation last Friday during the 16th PFF Congress at Century Park Hotel in Manila.  A member of the FIFA Executive Council, Araneta, who ran unopposed in 2011 and 2015, prevailed over Negros Occidental Football Association president Ricky Yanson, 23-12. Araneta immediately extended his hand in reconciliation to Yanson after a challenging campaign where the PFF president lamented the attack on his character and integrity. “Rest assured, we will do better and we will move on as one,” said Araneta. “I enjoin everyone to unite for the good of Philippine football. I am extending my hand to my opponent so we can bring football further.” Araneta got solid support from the Mindanao bloc, led by his running mate M’lang Cotabato mayor Joselito Piñol, who was also re-elected as Vice President. Also boosting Araneta’s candidacy was the entry of three Philippines Football League clubs Ceres Negros FC, Kaya Iloilo and Stallion Laguna, which were able to secure voting rights after their membership to the PFF was approved earlier during the PFF Congress.  “The toughest part of the campaign was the vicious attack on my character,” said Araneta. “But most of the members here believe in my ability. They trusted me and for another four-year term." Araneta said his four-year plan for the federation will include more infrastructure with the impending completion of the National Training Centre in Carmona, Cavite.  Qatar Airways, upon Araneta’s request, had agreed to a three-year deal as title sponsor of the PFL starting next year.  Yanson had criticized the PFF for a lack of age-group tournaments, something Araneta addressed by announcing more support for competitions from private sponsors. Among those who have already promised their backing to youth football are Vallacar Transit Inc. and Giligans.  Araneta sees the Qatar Airways deal as a game-changer that will once again revitalize the country’s professional league.  “All the money we usually spend for the league will now be plowed back to the development of the youth,” said Araneta. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 30th, 2019

South Korea may introduce visa-free policy for Filipinos, says envoy

BUSAN — South Korea may extend visa-free privileges to Filipinos once steps are taken to reduce the estimated 15,000 “illegal” Filipinos living in the country, according to the South Korean ambassador to Manila. “We hope in the near future we can have a [visa-free] policy between Korea and the Philippines but, so far, there are […] The post South Korea may introduce visa-free policy for Filipinos, says envoy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2019

Protect teachers from harassment, DepEd urged

A teachers’ organization has called on the Department of Education to take necessary steps to protect and defend teachers from harassment following a “teacher shaming” incident by a popular television program......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2019

Duterte assures clean 2022 polls

  With still two years and eight months before he steps down, President Duterte vowed to the public that there will be clean elections in 2022 as he reassured Filipinos that he will not stay a second longer in the highest seat in the government when his time runs out. Duterte made the statement as he […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2019

Airlines fuel practices feed doubts over climate commitment

PARIS, France – Airlines have taken steps to reduce their carbon footprints under the gaze of public opinion, but the pressure of the bottom line means some fly with extra fuel, boosting emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases. As the highly competitive air travel industry is being pushed to reduce its ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2019

Cheat Sheet: 5 Simple Steps To Improve Your Self-Esteem

Powered by the Dove Self-Esteem Project, let us help you build positive body confidence and self-esteem with these helpful tips......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 19th, 2019

BFAR-7 steps up info drive on Visayan Sea closed season

CEBU CITY, Nov. 11 (PIA)--The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) called on the various stakeholders to participate actively during the three-month closed season a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 14th, 2019

Save the Children steps up aid to earthquake-hit children in Mindanao

Save the Children Philippines has delivered family hygiene kits and plastic tarpaulins to ease the suffering of children and their families affected by the series of strong earthquakes in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 13th, 2019

Save the Children steps up aid to earthquake-hit children in Mindanao

Save the Children Philippines has delivered family hygiene kits and plastic tarpaulins to ease the suffering of children and their families affected by the series of strong earthquakes in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 13th, 2019

British MP in drug scandal steps down

LONDON, United Kingdom – Veteran British lawmaker Keith Vaz has announced he is standing down from parliament, just weeks after he was censured in a cocaine scandal. Vaz, who was born to Goan parents in Yemen, was first elected for the central English city of Leicester in 1987. He will not ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2019

SEA Games: Close loss to Alab the perfect lesson for Gilas

Gilas Pilipinas hoped for a lesson as they engaged Alab Pilipinas for a pair of practice games in back-to-back weeks. The national team got just that as Alab handed them a 93-89 loss Monday at the Meralco Gym. It’s the first loss for Gilas on its buildup for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. “It’s a step back, but I think it’s a good step back that we have,” head coach Tim Cone said. “We understand how hard this is gonna be. This is not gonna be easy. It’s a good message for everybody,” he added. Despite losing to Alab, Gilas still has some good stuff to take from the game. Add that to the fact that they now know winning games will not be as easy, it gives the national team actual stuff to work on and not just try to overwhelm opponents with sheer talent. “The good news is we battled. Guys were pulling for each other all the time. We were unselfish. We tried hard on defense, although we were disorganized. Those were all the positives that we wanna move forward on,” coach Tim said. “Hopefully this is one step back, two steps forward. It was a good step for us. I just hate losing, that’s all,” Cone added.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 11th, 2019

Iran now enriching uranium to 5%

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran said Saturday, November 9, it is now enriching uranium to 5%, after a series of steps back from its commitments under a troubled 2015 accord with major powers. The deal set a 3.67% limit for uranium enrichment but Iran announced it would no longer respect it ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2019

Cebu’s Fajardo steps up with 30-13 performance, leads import-less San Miguel over Blackwater

Playing without an import, San Miguel Beer turned to the man chiefly responsible for its PBA dynasty this decade as the Beermen survived Blackwater, 99-96, in overtime on Wednesday night, November 6, 2019, to arrest a two-game slide in the Governors’ Cup eliminations at the Cuneta Astrodome. Dez Wells sat it out with an ankle […] The post Cebu’s Fajardo steps up with 30-13 performance, leads import-less San Miguel over Blackwater appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

Facebook steps up monitoring for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Facebook vowed Tuesday to step up monitoring for any attempt to use its platform to meddle in Taiwan's elections as the island's authorities say they face growing interference from China. Taiwan will elect a new president and parliament on January 11, and relations with the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

Airbnb to verify all listings as deadly shooting prompts safety move

WASHINGTON, USA – Airbnb said Wednesday it would verify all 7 million of its listings worldwide after a deadly shooting at one of its California homes fueled fresh safety concerns about the lodging platform. Chief executive and co-founder Brian Chesky said the home-sharing service decided on new steps ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

What is left of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal?

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran announced on Wednesday, November 6, further steps walking back on its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers. How did this come about and what is left of the troubled agreement? Here is a look back at the accord and the setbacks since: Diplomatic success The Iran nuclear ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

Diaz: Thirst for more, fight for country

Weightlifting star Hidilyn Diaz is set for a 23-day “isolated training” in Taiwan as she steps up on her preparations for the coming Southeast Asian Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019

ONE Championship: Rene Catalan steps back from coaching as he prepares for title shot

Catalan Fighting System had to make some sacrifices in training camp as two of its top mixed martial artists will compete on the same night at ONE: MASTERS OF FATE. The team's head coach, Rene "The Challenger" Catalan, is scheduled to compete in his most important bout to date when he challenges ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua "The Passion" Pacio. His younger brother, Robin "The Ilonggo" Catalan is also set to compete on the undercard against Olympic wrestler Gustavo "El Gladiador" Balart this Friday, 8 November at the Mall Of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Despite their tight schedule, the elder of the Catalan brothers has been managing his roles well.  “For our preparation, I created a training program then passed it on to our wrestling coach so he can look it over. The same thing for our striking program,” Catalan said.  “Not to be overconfident with Robin, but my coaches take care of his routine so I can focus on my own preparation. It’s basically the same program that I am on.”  Normally, “The Challenger” would want to be in the corner of his younger brother in every match.  But this is not just any night for the 40-year-old. He is one win away from reaching his ultimate goal in mixed martial arts.  “I already delegated the cornering duties in Robin’s fight to our coaches,” Catalan said.  “As much as I want to, I have to focus on the World Title shot. I have full confidence in my coaches and in Robin that they can pull it off.” The younger of the Catalan brothers has no problems with his big brother’s decision, especially with the magnitude of Rene’s match With everything in place now, the pride of Sta. Barbara, Iloilo only requests one thing from his team.  “I’m excited. This is it. The only thing I can ask now from my team is to pray for me in this match.”      Catch ONE: MASTERS OF FATE live on Friday, November 8th LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A channel 23 on LIVESTREAM via the ABS-CBN Sports Facebook Page and on iWant starting at 8:30 PM. ONE: MASTERS OF FATE will also air on Sunday's Best on November 17th, Sunday, at 11:30 PM with local commentatry from Anton Roxas and Theo Castillo.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019