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House passes bill imposing stiffer penalties vs child abuse

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives gave its nod to a bill increasing the punishment for child abuse in the country. On Monday, February 17, an overwhelming 228 lawmakers voted yes to House Bill (HB) No. 137 , which would amend parts of Republic Act (RA) ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News12 hr. 54 min. ago Related News

Saso settles for 25th; Ardina fades

Yuka Saso hobbled at the finish and settled for joint 25th with a 72 while Dottie Ardina turned cold after a hot start and wound up tied at 48th with a 76 in the $1.3 million Women’s Australian Open won by Korean Inbee Park in Adelaide, South Australia yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports20 hr. 42 min. ago Related News

At least 14 dead in Congo road crash

At least 14 people died and some two dozen more were hurt Sunday when a lorry ploughed into vehicles and pedestrians in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa, police said. Citing witness accounts, Kinshasa public security chief Miguel Bagaya told AFP the lorry smashed into a taxi bus and other vehicles as well as […] The post At least 14 dead in Congo road crash appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News20 hr. 54 min. ago Related News

Lawmakers urge congressional assurance that ABS-CBN can operate after March

Solicitor General Jose Calida accused the network of “unlawfully exercising their legislative franchises under Republic Act No. 7966 and Republic Act No. 8332” by, among other allegations, operating the Kapamilya Box Office pay-per-view service......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Gujrathi leads Prague International

In Prague, Czech Republic, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi scored two wins and one draw to move into the lead following third round play at the Prague International Festival......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Ardina struggles with birdie-less 75

Dottie Ardina groped for form against Royal Adelaide Golf Club’s sleek putting surface and wobbled with a birdie-less 75, tumbling down from joint eighth to a share of 31st after three rounds of the Women’s Australian Open in South Australia yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Climate rows rage on even as Australian bushfires are extinguished

Australia’s “black summer” of devastating bushfires is finally coming to a close, but bitter arguments over how to tackle climate-fuelled disasters are raging on......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Park Inbee zeroes in on 20th career win in Australia

Seven-time major winner Park Inbee stretched her lead at the LPGA Australian Open Saturday to three shots over exciting South Korean teenager Ayean Cho as the veteran targets yet another victory. Competing in Australia for the first time since 2012, the 31-year-old is gunning for a 20th career win and her first on the LPGA […] The post Park Inbee zeroes in on 20th career win in Australia appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

Ardina barges into Top 10 with second 70

Dottie Ardina defied tough, windy conditions with solid driving and superb iron game, matching her opening round three-under 70 yesterday and moving to joint eighth halfway through the Women’s Australian Open now co-shared by Jodi Shadoff of England and Korean Inbee Park in Adelaide, South Australia......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

SSS Releases P178M Unemployment Benefits

The Social Security System (SSS) on Wednesday said that P178 million worth of benefits were released in 2019 under its unemployment benefit or involuntary separation insurance program, which is one of the key features of Republic Act 11199 or the Social Security Act of 2018 which took effect on March 5, 2019. SSS President and […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2020Related News

Ardina cards 70 to trail by four

Dottie Ardina unleashed a strong finishing frontside kick to shoot a three-under 70 and stay in the mix of contenders at the start of the Women’s Australian Open paced by England’s Jodi Shadoff in Adelaide, South Australia yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

Romance on the dance floor

By ROBERT R. REQUINTINA Ballet Manila’s principal dancers Abigail Oliveiro and Junmark Sumaylo are real-life sweethearts for five years now. She’s from Australia and he’s from Misamis Oriental. And dance has finally brought them together. On Feb. 25, Ballet Manila’s principal artists will celebrate their fifth anniversary as sweethearts. “Honestly, to me it is a privilege […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

Fires contained in hard-hit Australia state, but now floods threaten

SYDNEY, Australia – All the blazes in Australia's hard-hit state of New South Wales have been brought under control, firefighters said on Thursday, signalling the end of a "black summer" that claimed 33 lives nationwide. But heavy rains that helped extinguish the blazes that have raged along the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

Dams overflow as Australia braces for more floods

Dams near Sydney overflowed Thursday after days of torrential rain, as Australia braced for more storms expected to bring dangerous flash flooding to the country’s east. Recent downpours have brought relief to areas ravaged by bushfires and drought—as well as chaos and destruction to towns and cities along the eastern seaboard. On Thursday, Nepean Dam […] The post Dams overflow as Australia braces for more floods appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

Senate probe into ABS-CBN s alleged violations sought

Poe filed Senate resolution No. 322 directing the Senate Committee on Public Services to look into the operations of ABS-CBN Corporation and its compliance with its franchise law, Republic Act 7966......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

Ardina, Saso face world’s top golfers

Dottie Ardina and Yuka Saso, coming off contrasting results in last week’s Handa Vic Open, set out for a tougher, more challenging campaign this week as they slug it out with some of the world’s top guns in the Women’s Australian Open firing off today in Adelaide, South Australia......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsFeb 12th, 2020Related News

Military agreement with other countries may be considered — Guevarra

The Status of Visiting Forces Agreement with Australia was signed in 2007 and ratified in 2012......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2020Related News

Court orders arrest of KAPA founder — SEC

Warrants of arrest were issued against the founder of KAPA for violating Republic Act 8799 or the Securities Regulation Code......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceFeb 12th, 2020Related News

WCPC-VFU prepares charges against 2 massage parlor owners offering ‘extra service’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Women and Children Protection – Visayas Field Unit (WCPC-VFU) is now preparing a case for violation of Republic Act 9208 or the anti-trafficking in persons law, against the two owners of a massage parlor who were allegedly pimping their massage therapists. Six women who were working as massage therapists were […] The post WCPC-VFU prepares charges against 2 massage parlor owners offering ‘extra service’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2020Related News

Tara G makilahok sa 1st ASEAN Youth Dialogue

Manila, Philippines – Inaanyayahan ng National Youth Commission (NYC) ang mga kabataan na nais maging deligado para mairepresenta ang Pilipinas sa kauna-unahang ASEAN Youth Dialogue sa Siem Reap, Cambodia ngayong Marso 27-28. Bahagi ng 9th ASEAN- Korea Frontier Forum (AKFF) ang dalawang araw na forum, na pinondohan ng gobyerno ng Republic of Korea (ROK) sa […] The post Tara G makilahok sa 1st ASEAN Youth Dialogue appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2020Related News