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West Philippine Sea, Synagogue attack, plane crash in Indonesia | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the Philippines and China can shelve their maritime claims for the sake of joint development in the West Philippine Sea. Opposition congressmen slam President Rodrigo Duterte's order to let the Armed Forces of the Philippines take over the Bureau of Customs. A group of Pittsburgh ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerOct 29th, 2018

China opens rescue center in West Philippine Sea | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: China opens a 'maritime rescue center' on Kagitingan Reef or Fiery Cross Reef in the West Philippine Sea 'to better protect navigation and transport safety.' The MMDA plans to have an exclusive lane for motorcycles along EDSA . Venezuela acting president Juan Guaido leads thousands of opposition protesters to call on the armed forces ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Locsin: Forces in gov t pushed for PH-China oil deal | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddyboy Locsin says 'forces' in the Philippine government , not President Rodrigo Duterte, pushed for an oil and gas deal with China in the West Philippine Sea. US President Donald Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices. The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team takes responsibility for the controversial hiring ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Rosita aftermath, NAIA terminal fee, Kanye West | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Department of Social Welfare and Development or DSWD says over 54,000 people remain in evacuation centers, in the aftermath of typhoon Rosita. President Rodrigo Duterte is waiting for the recommendation of the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines on the extension of martial law in Mindanao . The Ninoy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

GDP, West Philippine Sea, Ginebra | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says if the economy must suffer because of President Rodrigo Duterte's environmental protection policies such as the Boracay closure then so be it. The Palace also says the framework for joint development of resources in the West Philippine Sea between the Philippines and China may be finalized ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Hague ruling anniversary, Tulfo audit, Kylie Jenner | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Seven out of 10 Filipinos want the Duterte administration to assert the Philippines' rights over the West Philippine Sea. Ben Tulfo's Bitag Media gets 75% of the cut of the total airing cost of tourism segments paid by Department of Tourism to People's Television Network. A tarp that reads 'Welcome ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

PH Democracy, Scarborough, Independence Day | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: A majority of Filipinos remain satisfied with how democracy is working in the country and prefer it to any other kind of government. China said it has allowed Filipino fishermen to fish in Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) "out of goodwill." Vice President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Zuckerberg on Facebook, Duterte and Xi on West Philipines Sea, Trump on Russia | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg concedes the regulation of social media companies is 'inevitable.'  Facebook announces its partnership with Rappler and Vera Files for a third-party fact-checking program in the Philippines.  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping give the 'go signal' for their countries to craft a framework for joint exploration in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Zuckerberg on U.S. Congress testimony, Duterte on fake medicines, PNP on PNPA beatings | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg  will appear before the United States Congress after repeated calls for him to testify.  President Rodrigo Duterte orders the police to arrest manufacturers and sellers of fake medicines.  The Philippine National Police says the Philippine National Police Academy beatings violate the Anti-Hazing Act.  Legendary police intelligence officer Boogie Mendoza  dies of a heart attack.  Kim Jong-Un meets Chinese ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Sereno won’t resign, Malacañang on joint exploration, Duterte on UN rapporteurs | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says she is not resigning.  Malacañang says there are two areas in the West Philippine Sea that are being considered for joint exploration by the Philippines and China through corporations.  Vice President Leni Robredo says lawmakers should first pass an anti-political dynasty law before they pursue ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

ICC on Duterte, Poe slams Roque, Malacanang on rice supply | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The International Criminal Court is moving on the complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte for thousands of killings during his bloody war on drugs.  Senator Grace Poe slams Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque for saying the Philippines will someday thank China for its artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Tropical depression Urduja, Duterte on rogue cops, Legarda on DSWD | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Tropical depression Urduja maintains its strength and is now over the West Philippine Sea.  President Rodrigo Duterte warns at least 60 cops will be asked to leave the service in a purge of abusive policemen.   Senator Loren Legarda is open to be appointed at the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Alvarez on Uson and Roque, Abu Sayyaf members arrested, Andanar on keyboard army | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez  says Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque will be among the ruling PDP-Laban's senatorial candidates in 2019.  The Philippine National Police says 3 Abu Sayyaf members arrested in Quezon City last week planned to launch an attack during the Association of Southeast Asian ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Aquino on war on drugs, Tropical Depression Salome, Angkas shutdown | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Chief Aaron Aquino admits it is 'nearly impossible' to solve the illegal drug problem by 2022.  Tropical Depression Salome continues to move West Northwest as it approaches southern Quezon-Marinduque area.  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says motorcycle-based ride-hailing company Angkas is 'considered closed.'  Two United States lawmakers urge President Donald Trump to highlight ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2017

West Philippine Sea, Robredo, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

West Philippine Sea, Robredo, Pacquiao | Evening wRap.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2017

ONE Championship: Mark Fairtex Abelardo out to showcase Filipino fighting spirit in Bangkok

Mark "Tyson" Fairtex Abelardo might have been far away from the Philippines for the longest time, but he keeps his mother country close to his heart.   On Saturday, 16 February, he will have the chance to make an impression to his Filipino kababayans when he takes on undefeated bantamweight Daichi Takenaka on the undercard of ONE: CLASH OF LEGENDS, which emanates from the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.   "I feel more than ready to finally showcase my skill on the global stage,” said Abelardo, who signed a ONE Championship contract following his victory at ONE Warrior Series 3 in October.   “This is what I worked and trained hard for all my life, and I will make sure to make the most out of this moment.”   Born to Filipino parents in Auckland, New Zealand, "Tyson" is currently based in Pattaya, Thailand, where he hones his craft at the Fairtex Training Center.   While he has moved around the Asia Pacific for most of his adulthood, Abelardo noted that the Filipino warrior spirit is not lost on him, and it’s something that he vows to showcase in Bangkok.   "I am based in Thailand, but I will be out to show the fans out there that I possess the Filipino fighting spirit that Pinoys are known for,” he said. “I proudly represent the Philippines in ONE Championship."   The 27-year-old, however, will have his hands full against Takenaka, who is yet to taste defeat in his professional career. The Japanese grappler, who is a former Shooto Featherweight Champion, is known for his ability to mix his point of attack with strikes and efficient takedowns.   Despite the tall task at hand, Abelardo remains unfazed as he is excited to showcase his skills against a top opponent.   "A difficult fight is what I hoped for,” he explained.   “I feel that this is the kind of fight I needed in order to step up my level and go up the rankings in the bantamweight division. Fans will be in for a treat that evening."  said Abelardo.   "The goal is to win impressively, get my name out there, and represent the Philippine flag on a global stage."  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Indian victims of plane crash found in Bataan

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine authorities on Friday, February 8, found the bodies of two Indians who went missing while on a flight training course in Bataan earlier this week. In a statement on Friday, the  Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines  (CAAP) said that a joint task force recovered the bodies of Fliteline Aviation School ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Charred bodies of pilot, student in crashed plane in Bataan retrieved – CAAP

MANILA, Philippines -- Bodies of two pilots aboard a crashed light trainer plane was finally found and retrieved on Friday in Hermosa, Bataan, the Civil Aviation Airport Authority (CAAP) said.   CAAP said the joint task force discovered the bodies of the victims -- identified as Indian nationals Captain Navern Nagaraja (instructor) and pilot student Kuldeep Singh -- "burned beyond recognition" at the crash site.   Philippine Air Force's Sokol chopper initially brought the victims' bodies to the Command Center at Brgy. Mabiga in Hermosa town and eventually transferred to Orani town (also in Bataan) for proper turnover to authorities.   The two-seater Cessn...Keep on reading: Charred bodies of pilot, student in crashed plane in Bataan retrieved – CAAP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Abu Sayyaf leader Sawadjaan mastermind in Jolo Cathedral bombing | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde names Abu Sayyaf Group or ASG leader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan the ‘mastermind’ and ‘financier’ of the Jolo Cathedral bombing which killed at least 23 and injured over 100. The House of Representatives gives its nod to legalizing the operations of motorcycle taxis in the Philippines. The Pentagon says the United States will send an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Indonesia seeks confirmation over Philippine cathedral suicide attack - Arab News

Indonesia seeks confirmation over Philippine cathedral suicide attack Arabnews JAKARTA: Indonesia's foreign minister on Saturday said his government is seeking confirmation on the alleged involve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Carpio: Protest China’s ‘rescue center’ in West Philippine Sea | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Carpio says PH should protest China 'rescue center' DOST appeals for space agency bill approval before Congress adjourns Ariana Grande's tattoo: from 'small charcoal grill' to 'Japanese BBQ finger ♡' {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019