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The yearning for home

When Janis was a small girl, her mother one night found her sleep walking outside, moving away from their house......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarApr 15th, 2017

The yearning for home

When Janis was a small girl, her mother one night found her sleep walking outside, moving away from their house......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2017

The story behind the good old bayong

In my home and perhaps in most Filipino households, the bayong we could say is a basic item. It is not only durable but also dependable......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Brother kills brother in Isabela

  NAGUILIAN, Isabela - A 48-year-old farmer was hacked to death by his own brother during a fight in Barangay (Village) Santo Tomas hereon Wednesday(June 20), the local police said.   Jerry Tangonan was struck on the head and torso with a bolo by his 44-year-old brother, Aladdin. Thebrothers arrived home drunk after spending the day at the farm's work when they started quarreling.   Jerry allegedly threatened Aladdin, prompting him to attack his older brother.   Jerry was declared dead on arrival at the hospital. Aladdin fled and is now being tracked down by the Naguilian police.    ...Keep on reading: Brother kills brother in Isabela.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Labor group explains downside of working from home

While the proposed "work from home scheme" is a welcome proposal for most workers, a labor group said that it might also have adverse effects on employees. According to Gerard Seno, executive vice president of Associated Labor Unions (ALU), working from home will help employees save time, avoid "disease-causing stress," and cut expenses, but there is also a downside. "The arrangement may also deprive workers of their right to organize themselves as a union and to collective bargaining for better wages and benefits," Seno said in a statement on Thursday. House Bill 7402 or the Telecommuting Act has passed the third and final reading in the House of Representatives. READ: House...Keep on reading: Labor group explains downside of working from home.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Marian Rivera raring to have another baby

Marian Rivera dreams of having a big family. Now that her firstborn, Zia, is turning 3 in November, she feels it's about time that she and her husband, Dingdong Dantes, try for a second baby. "I'm not denying that we're actually trying. Zia is almost 3. And that's good enough of an age gap," she told reporters at a press conference for the first anniversary celebration of her drama anthology, "Tadhana." The 33-year-old star's yearning to have another child only grew stronger after a quick Father's Day celebration in El Nido, Palawan. "We surprised Dong with a romantic dinner by the beach. And all the while, Zia was taking a video of us. It was then that I realized our child ...Keep on reading: Marian Rivera raring to have another baby.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Pope Francis seeks unity with non-Catholics in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – Pope Francis vowed on Thursday, June 21, to seek deeper "unity" between the Catholic Church and other Christian faiths as he arrived in Geneva, a centre of Protestantism, amid Christianity's waning influence in Europe. Francis touched down in Geneva, the home of French Protestant reformist Jean Calvin, shortly ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 53 min. ago

Kids of helicopter parents less able to control emotions and behavior, says study

New research has found that over-controlling parents, also known as helicopter parents, can have a negative effect on their child's ability to manage his or her emotions and behavior. Carried out by researchers from the University of Minnesota and the University of North Carolina, United States, as well as the University of Zurich, Switzerland, the study followed 422 children over an eight-year period, assessing them at ages 2, 5 and 10. Researchers collected data from their own observations of parent-child interactions, in which parents and children were asked to play as they would at home, as well as teacher reports and self-reports from the children at age 10. They found ...Keep on reading: Kids of helicopter parents less able to control emotions and behavior, says study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Friendlies, camps to toughen up Azkals

The Philippine Azkals, now under new coach Terry Butcher, are lining up a series of friendlies and training camps both overseas and at home to gear up for two major tournaments, the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup in November-December and the Asian Cup in January 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

In World War II, Operation Pied Piper revealed trauma of family separations

Nearly 80 years later, Pam Hobbs can still recall the day her older sister came home from school with a note that would alter their lives. All children in Leigh-on-Sea, the seaside village in southeastern England where Hobbs lived with her parents and 6 sisters, were to be evacuated ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Man keeping 553 guns, ammos arrested

A 60-year-old man from Agua Dulce, California has been arrested and charged with guns, rifles and ammunition possession after Los Angeles police found a total 553 firearms and magazines in his home. Manuel Fernandez’s arms cache was tipped off by a neighbor to police and his home north of Los Angeles was raided last week, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Palace: No confirmation on Joma Sison s return to Philippines

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the information about Sison's alleged plan to come home remains unverified......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

PVL: Jet Spikers clinch semis berth

Philippine Air Force formally punched a Final Four ticket and at the same time closed the semis berth race with a 25-19, 25-19, 17-25, 25-22 win over Instituto Estetico Manila in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Reinforced Conference men’s quarterfinals Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Jet Spikers snatched their second straight win for a share of the lead with PLDT Home Fibr, which claimed the other semis seat. Bryan Bagunas debuted with a bang for Air Force as the National University standout and national team member scored 15 points off a great offensive display with nine attacks, four kill blocks and a pair of aces while adding seven excellent receptions for an all-around game. Fauzi Ismail led  the Jet Spikers with 16 points while Ranran Abdilla added 10.  Air Force and PLDT joined outright best-of-three semifinalists top seed defending champion Cignal and Vice Co. The Jet Spikers and Ultra Fast Hitters will faceoff on Saturday to determine their placing in the Final Four. Greg Dolor saw his 22-point effort go to waste as the Phoenix Volley Masters dropped their fifth straight match since the preliminary round and remained winless in the round robin quarters.  Mark Enciso finished with 10 for IEM, which will close its campaign next week against another eliminated team Philippine Army.   ---   Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

‘Thinking man’s golfer’: Aussie great Thomson dies aged 88

SYDNEY: Australian golfing great Peter Thomson, who won the British Open five times, died Wednesday aged 88 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, his family said. “He had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for more than four years and lost his brave battle at home in Melbourne surrounded by family,” a statement said. Thomson [...] The post ‘Thinking man’s golfer’: Aussie great Thomson dies aged 88 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Marina 7 Opens Their New Home

Marina 7 and the Cebu Provincial Government inaugurated the new Marina 7 office on July 14, 2018 at Sudlon, Brgy. Lahug, Cebu City. The 2000-square-meter lot dedicated to the new Marina 7 office is located at the Cebu Government-owned lot in Sudlon. The P60M 4-storey building is dedicated to seafarer’s center and regional office building. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Filipino teachers hired by Baltimore may be forced to leave U.S.

via INQUIRER.net US Bureau – About 25 Baltimore teachers, mostly Filipinos, may soon be forced to leave their jobs and the country they’ve called home for more than ten years, because the Trump administration is restricting their ability to renew their visas. The teachers have H-1B visas, granted to immigrants Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Hero comes home: Remains of Filipino mauled in Slovakia now in PH

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola join the family of the late financial analyst Henry John Acorda at Age.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Remittances surged 13% in April; 4-mo total at $10.4B

Dollars sent home by expatriate Filipinos rose during the first four months of the year, driven by the growth in remittances from both land- and sea-based workers, the central bank reported on Mond.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

GSIS wants restaurant chain Gloria Maris evicted from prime Pasay property

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) wants popular Chinese food chain Gloria Maris Shark's Fin Restaurant evicted from its Pasay home, claiming it has been staying there for years sa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Wilcon Depot Ramps Up Expansion with P4.6-B Investment

Home improvement and construction supply retailer Wilcon Depot Inc. is investing PHP4.6 billion over the next three years to ramp up the expansion of its network across the country in support of its continued growth amid a robust economy and government’s infrastructure push. Wilcon Depot Chairman Emeritus William Belo said the company is adding six […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

England, Belgium strike

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) - Harry Kane grabbed a dramatic late winner for England on Monday, powering home a header in injury time of their World Cup opener after Belgium had earlier swept past Panama. Kane’s second goal of the game secured a 2-1 victory after it looked as if England….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018