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When hitmakers unite

MANILA, Philippines - When singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid joins Morissette Amon and Tanya Manalang in an evening of OPM hits on May 6 (8 p.m.) at the Newport.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarApr 30th, 2017

Merkel calls for free trade as EU, Asia meet

BRUSSELS, Belgium – German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a rallying call for free trade Friday, October 19, as EU and Asian leaders met to unite in defiance of US President Donald Trump's "America first" approach. As disputes fester with Washington, the EU wants to use the 12th summit of the Asia-Europe ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

STUDIO 7: GMA launches newest musical-variety show

BEGINNING October 14, prepare for a new entertainment experience for the whole family as the brightest Kapuso stars unite in GMA’s latest and most exciting musical-variety program dubbed as Studio 7. Every Sunday night holds a special surprise for Kapuso viewers as it gives them a chance to hang out with an ever-changing mix of […] The post STUDIO 7: GMA launches newest musical-variety show appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Thousands of San Francisco hotel workers join strike

SAN FRANCISCO --- Thousands of housekeepers, cooks and other workers at Marriott-affiliated hotels went on strike in San Francisco and San Jose Thursday, OCT. 4 after months of negotiations for job security, a wage increase and what unions call work overloads. About 2,500 Marriott hotel workers were picketing outside at least seven hotels in downtown San Francisco, the heart of the city's tourist area. [Hundreds of Filipinos work in the hotel industry -- Ed.] The hotels include the Ritz-Carlton, the Palace Hotel, the W Hotel and the Marriott Marquis. Another 200 walked out in San Jose, said Unite Here union spokeswoman Rachel Gumpert. The strike came at the height of the city's...Keep on reading: Thousands of San Francisco hotel workers join strike.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight ’devil’

VATICAN CITY --- Pope Francis asked Saturday for daily prayers to protect the Catholic Church from what he says are "attacks by the devil,`" in his latest response to the clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling his papacy. A Vatican statement appeared to be an indirect response to accusations that Francis himself, and a string of Vatican officials before him, were complicit in covering up the sexual misconduct of a now-disgraced American ex-cardinal. The Vatican said Francis had asked for Catholics worldwide to unite and pray the Rosary each day during October "to protect the church from the devil, who is always looking to divide us from God and from one another.`" A...Keep on reading: Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight ’devil’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

PH ranks last in mobile video quality

The Philippines has a long way to go in terms of delivering high-quality mobile video services, based on a crowdsourced survey conducted by OpenSignal, a wireless mapping company based in the Unite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Rappler Talk: VP Leni Robredo on leading the opposition

Bookmark this page to watch the interview on Thursday, September 13, at 9 pm. MANILA, Philippines – It has been two months since Vice President Leni Robredo accepted the call to lead and unite the opposition . A lot has happened since then – the rice crisis is forcing Filipinos to line up for hours just ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

‘It’s time for moral courage’ – Bishop Iñiguez

A retired bishop of Caloocan City on Monday called on Filipinos to unite and condemn the "sorrowful state" of Philippine politics, warning them not to be disinterested because "neutrality is wickedness." Bishop Deogracias Iiguez said the Duterte administration had "blanketed the country in a moral crisis." He said the "state-sponsored confusion," the worsening poverty and the order to arrest opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV were telling Filipinos something: "It's time to gather." "We must now gather to condemn this sorrowful state of our politics that uses state powers to perpetuate itself," Iiguez said. Time for moral courage "Neutrality is wickedness. And to be C...Keep on reading: ‘It’s time for moral courage’ – Bishop Iñiguez.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Philippines, Jordan unite in fight against terrorism

The Philippines and Jordan have vowed to unite in the fight against terrorism as they admitted that the threat posed by extremists may not be quelled anytime soon. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Stop glorifying a dictator, Duterte told

MANILA: Vice President Leni Robredo lashed back as she urged President Rodrigo 
’Rody’ Duterte to stop ‘glorifying a dictator’ and instead work to unite the country th Source link link: Stop glorifying a dictator, Duterte told.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

Stop glorifying a dictator, Duterte told

MANILA: Vice President Leni Robredo lashed back as she urged President Rodrigo 
'Rody' Duterte to stop 'glorifying a dictator' and instead work to unite the country th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

NEGROS POLITICS: Benitez will not run if LN, UNegA unite

BACOLOD City – Abang Lingkod party-list Rep. Stephen Paduano said on August 22, 2018 that Negros Occidental third district Rep. Alfredo “Albee” Benitez will not run for governor in 2019 if Love Negros (LN) and United Negros Alliance (UNegA) unify. But Paduano’s statement remains a speculation as the unity talks bogged down in the first […] The post NEGROS POLITICS: Benitez will not run if LN, UNegA unite appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Australian ministers resign after leader survives challenge

CANBERRA, Australia --- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on his government to unite behind him after he survived an internal leadership challenge Tuesday. But several ministers who backed the failed challenger offered their resignations in a move that widens the rift in government ranks. His challenger, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, resigned from the Cabinet after the vote but the amount of support he gained surprised many people. Turnbull ruled out any retribution against ministers suspected of supporting Dutton and said he had invited Dutton to remain in the senior security portfolio. "I don't bear any grudge against Peter Dutton for having stood up and cha...Keep on reading: Australian ministers resign after leader survives challenge.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

“Work and Play” at the Cebu Auto Show 2018

WORLDBEX Services International will be bringing back the Cebu Auto Show (CAS) to unite the Visayan market’s top automotive companies for three days. Conceived as one of the regional installments of the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), the 11th CAS is expected to roll out the latest and most innovative automotive trends. Driving around the… link: “Work and Play” at the Cebu Auto Show 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Coconut in different forms at Quezon s Niyogyugan Festival 2018

QUEZON, Philippines – For the locals of Quezon, it's that time of the year again. Since 2013, the Quezon provincial government has celebrated the Niyogyugan Festival, a feast held every August as thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of coconuts, the province's main product.  The festival aims to unite all municipalities of Quezon and promote ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

[OPINION] Lawyers of the Philippines, unite!

Last night, in the blog of the European Journal of International Law, I saw this disturbing headline –  “Young Philippine Lawyers Arrested Today for “Obstruction of Justice” in the Philippines Drugs War”. That the blog entry was written by an esteemed colleague, Dr Diane Desierto, a tenured Associate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

White supremacists set to rally outside White House a year after deadly clash

WASHINGTON, United States – White supremacists are set to rally outside the White House on Sunday, August 12, one year after torch-wielding neo-Nazis clashed with counter demonstrators in a deadly protest that highlighted the growing boldness of the extreme right in the United States (US). Organized by Unite the Right ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Ilocos IPs unite vs rights violations

CABUGAO, Ilocos Sur — In a fitting commemoration of the World Indigenous Peoples Day, members of the different tribes in Ilocos gathered in this town on August 9 for the First Ilocos Indigenous Peoples Convergence and Consultation......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Duterte fails to unite warring PDP-Laban factions

Following a five-hour meeting between President Duterte and members of the fragmented Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan last Thursday evening, the two factions – led by Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III and lawyer Rogelio Garcia – have yet to reconcile their differences. Source link link: Duterte fails to unite warring PDP-Laban factions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Duterte fails to unite warring PDP-Laban factions

Following a five-hour meeting between President Duterte and members of the fragmented Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan last Thursday evening, the two factions – led by Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III and lawyer Rogelio Garcia – have yet to reconcile their differences......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

DPWH budget cut deplored

OPPOSITION Rep. Edcel Lagman has appealed to his colleagues in the House of Representatives to unite and move for the restoration of the cut in the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Lagman has introduced a manifesto of support for the DPWH, which he expects the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018