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3 Sayyafs captured in Southern Philippines

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Philippine Scout Rangers have captured 3 Abu Sayyaf militants after a gun battle in the southern town […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: News15 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

TOFA to gather ‘heroes among us’ Oct. 27

  NEW YORK CITY---On its 8thyear, The Outstanding Filipinos in America (TOFA) Awards is gathering a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, a Pulitzer Prize winner, a Leventritt gold medalist, a two-time Emmy winner, Miami Heat's "winningest" coach and New Jersey's top physical therapist to the Carnegie stage on October 27.   They are "ambassadors of goodwill" who inspire Filipinos all over the world with their commitment to deeply ingrained Filipino values, according to top Philippine government officials.   "Filipino migrants thrive in any environment they find themselves in. Once again, the TOFA Awards gathers some of the outstanding Filipinos in the United State...Keep on reading: TOFA to gather ‘heroes among us’ Oct. 27.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 16 hr. 24 min. ago Related News

‘A Game of Trolls’: Viewing martial law in 8-bit

Martial law has seen an exhaustive wealth of exposure since its reemergence as a fundamental cornerstone of Philippine history. Although it has always been a part of our general education to learn about such a harrowing period, recent developments in politics, cases of historical revisionism and contentions over factual accuracy have spurred groups and organizations to fight the lack of awareness. From the setting up of museums, art installations and stage productions, to the resurgence of conversations online and in the public sphere regarding the authenticity of claims, it would appear that the subject has been examined from every angle, all the way down to the nitty-gritty details....Keep on reading: ‘A Game of Trolls’: Viewing martial law in 8-bit.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 16 hr. 24 min. ago Related News

Stocks end nearly flat on lack of market catalysts

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed flat yesterday as investors continued to wait for market-moving catalysts......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance17 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

Image from page 131 of “The Philippine Islands” (1899) – Manila Picture

Identifier: philippineisland00lalauoft Title: The Philippine Islands Year: 1899 (1890s) Authors: Lala, Ramon Reyes Subjects: Philippines — Description and travel Publisher: New York : Continental Pub. Co. View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context… link: Image from page 131 of “The Philippine Islands” (1899) – Manila Picture.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 17 hr. 37 min. ago Related News

PNP arrests Iloilo town mayor over firearms

BACOLOD CITY: The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region 6 (PRO-6) arrested Mayor Ermelita Salcedo of Sara town in Iloilo after firearms were found in her house while two of her relatives who reportedly resisted arrest were killed during the serving of search warrant on Wednesday. Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, PRO-6 director, said Salcedo was… link: PNP arrests Iloilo town mayor over firearms.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 17 hr. 37 min. ago Related News

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 14, 2018 The Philippine Star, October 14, 2018 The Manila Times, October 17, 2018 Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2018 Malaya Busin Source link link: Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19).....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 17 hr. 37 min. ago Related News

No mandatory drug test for candidates — Palace

MALACANANG reiterated on Friday that the government will not support the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s (PDEA) proposal to have candidates in the 2019 midterm elections undergo mandatory drug testing. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said that drug tests should be voluntary, noting that candidates who have nothing to hide can always opt to submit themselves to […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News20 hr. 37 min. ago Related News

Cooling down Philippine inflation comes at a cost — report

Soaring prices in the Philippines continue to crush Filipino families’ budgets, and bringing down rising inflation may come at a cost to the national government’s balance sheet and the economy’s other main line of defense, the current account buffer......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News21 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

Army encounters CPP-NPA terrorists, incurs one casualty

Troops from the 63rd Infantry (Innovator) Battalion, 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army encountered CNT members at Barangay Mahayag, Matuguinao, Samar on September 14, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News21 hr. 50 min. ago Related News

National Statistics Month highlights tourism growth in Bataan

BALANGA CITY, Oct 19 (PIA) -- Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Bataan Provincial Statistical Office recently kicked off the 29th National Statistics Month highlighting research presentations o.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News22 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

Stocks buck regional decline

Philippine stocks extended their gains on Thursday amid weakness in regional equities. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) was up 0.59 percent or 41.57 points to 7,141.25 while the.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News22 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

3 cops killed in ambush by Philippine Reds

MANILA: Three policemen were killed in an ambush be heavily-armed men believed to be members of the communist New People's Army (NPA) who were acting as security escorts of a senior government.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News22 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 14, 2018The Philippine Star, October 14, 2018The Manila Times, October 17, 2018Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2018Malaya Busin.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News22 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

Palace against PDEA’s proposal to test candidates for drugs

MALACAÑANG on Friday opposed the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct a surprise drug test for candidates of the 2019 midterm elections, saying that it is “violative of the Constitution.”.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News22 hr. 24 min. ago Related News

PHL economy seen resilient amid global volatility

THE Philippine economy should remain resilient despite current volatilities bogging down global markets, although experts noted that a faster infrastructure rollout plus a kinder regime for foreign investments would add to the country’s luster......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News22 hr. 24 min. ago Related News

Balse reunites with ex-UST teammates at Petron in PSL

A reunion is in the offing as Mary Jean Balse formally joined Petron in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference starting October 30 at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Palace rejects mandatory drug test for candidates

MALACANANG is opposed to the proposed mandatory drug testing for aspirants in next year’s mid-term elections. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the statement after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)...READ MORE The post Palace rejects mandatory drug test for candidates appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Kerwin Espinosa’s ‘hitman,’ partner die in Albuera ambush

THE alleged gunman of self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa died in an ambush on Thursday afternoon in Albuera, Leyte, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported on Friday. Chief Supt. Dionardo...READ MORE The post Kerwin Espinosa’s ‘hitman,’ partner die in Albuera ambush appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

TESDA, YouthWorks launch free skills training program

Young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) can soon undergo free skills training and look for employment as the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) recently forged an agreement for a workforce development project, to provide skills training to youth NEET......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News