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Indonesia all-out vs haze

President Joko Widodo said Indonesia is doing everything it can in efforts to tackle forest fires that have led to severe haze in several parts of the republic. “We are doing everything to put out the fire …,” he was quoted as saying via his official Twitter and Instagram accounts. He also posted a picture […] The post Indonesia all-out vs haze appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2019Related News

Taiwan, ikinatuwa ang guilty verdict sa 8 PCG sa Balintang incident

Manila, Philippines – Ikinatuwa ng bansang Taiwan ang desisyon ng Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) laban sa walong Philippine Coast Guard personnel (PCG) na guilty sa pagpatay sa Taiwanese fisherman na si Hong Shi Cheng sa Balintang Channel noong 2013. “The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) welcomes the verdict and expresses its gratitude […] The post Taiwan, ikinatuwa ang guilty verdict sa 8 PCG sa Balintang incident appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2019Related News

De Lima defies ombudsman on GCTA probe

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima refused to directly respond to the Office of the Ombudsman’s questions on why prisoners convicted of heinous crimes were included in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10592 or the law that gave good conduct time allowance (GCTA) benefits to prisoners......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2019Related News

EDITORIAL - Rice hoarding

Since Republic Act 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law took effect seven months ago, the Department of Agriculture estimates that some 2.4 million metric tons of rice imports have arrived in the country......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2019Related News

Philippines monitoring Ebola outbreak in Congo

The Philippine goverrnment is monitoring the outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent the spread of the disease in the country, an official said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2019Related News

Senate panels approve postponement of barangay, SK elections to May 2023

MANILA, Philippines – Three Senate committees have approved the postponement of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to May 2023, which means current leaders could hold office for 5 years,  instead of just two .  Senate Bill (SB) No. 1043 seeks to amend Republic Act No. 9164  to move the barangay and SK elections to May 2023 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2019Related News

Spain World Cup win, US woes blow Olympic basketball wide open

BEIJING, China – The Tokyo 2020 Olympics basketball suddenly looks wide open after reigning champions the United States suffered their worst FIBA World Cup finish, Spain triumphed, and Argentina surprised. World Cup bronze medallists France and Australia – who were edged out of the medals but pushed eventual winners Spain all ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2019Related News

Djokovic in Brisbane, Nadal in Perth as ATP Cup draw made

SYDNEY, Australia – World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will begin his 2020 season in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth, and Roger Federer in Sydney following the draw for the ATP Cup, the new world tennis team event. The championship, which will take place from January 3 to 12 in the lead-up ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2019Related News

In new IRR, heinous crime convicts after 2013 cannot avail of any GCTA

MANILA, Philippines – Under the new Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10592, heinous crime convicts detained after 2013 will be unable to avail of any type of good conduct time allowance. The joint committee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2019Related News

Senate Hears Malasakit Center Bill; Key Stakeholders Express Support for Go’s Initiative

Malasakit Centers are a step closer to being institutionalized as the Senate conducted a hearing on Tuesday, September 10, on Senate Bill No. 199, otherwise known as the Malasakit Center Act of 2019, filed by Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go before the 18th Congress opened. Go wants Malasakit Centers to complement the implementation of Republic […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2019Related News

Indonesia media, businessmen on PH fam tour - The Manila Times

Indonesia media, businessmen on PH fam tour The Manila Times The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Jakarta, Indonesia, under the auspices of Ambassador Leehiong Wee, kicks off a familiari.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

Iran refutes U.S. accusations over Saudi attacks

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran on Sunday, September 15, dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi oil installations, suggesting the United States was seeking a pretext to retaliate against the Islamic republic. "Such fruitless and blind accusations and remarks are incomprehensible and meaningless," foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

France turns back Australia for FIBA World Cup bronze

MANILA, Philippines – France exacted revenge on Australia with a come-from-behind 67-59 victory to clinch bronze in the FIBA World Cup at the Wukesong Sports Arena in Beijing, China, on Sunday, September 15. Absorbing its first loss of the tournament to Australia, France redeemed itself after storming back from 15 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

Australia s Bogut to be investigated for FIBA World Cup rant

BEIJING, China – Basketball's governing body FIBA will launch disciplinary proceedings against Andrew Bogut after he appeared to suggest that referees favored Spain in Australia's semi-final defeat at the World Cup. The outspoken 34-year-old Australian rubbed his fingers in a money gesture after a foul was called against him during Friday's ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

Gasol claims rare NBA-World Cup double as Spain crushes Argentina

BEIJING, China – Marc Gasol became only the second man to win an NBA crown and a FIBA World Cup title in the same year after Spain brushed aside Argentina , 95-75, on Sunday, September 15.  Spain, which survived in double overtime against Australia to reach the final, led throughout to seize the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

France bronze sa Fiba WC

Nakasungkit ng podium finish ang France tapos gapiin ang Australia Boomers, 67-59, sa battle-for-third game sa 2019 Fiba World Cup, Linggo ng hapon sa Beijing, China......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

DR Congo ex-health exec nabbed for stealing Ebola funds

KINSHASA, DR Congo – Former Democratic Republic of the Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday, September 14. Ilunga, who resigned as health minister in July after being removed as head of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 14th, 2019Related News

Calls for Bogut ban after Australia s crushing World Cup loss

  BEIJING, China – Outspoken Andrew Bogut faces possible punishment from basketball's governing body FIBA after Australia's acrimonious exit from the World Cup semifinals in Beijing. Video footage showed Bogut – who was booed by Chinese fans throughout the tournament – swearing several times as he trudged off court after a defeat ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 14th, 2019Related News

Spain, Argentina dispute World Cup

NBA champion Marc Gasol saved Spain on Friday as it beat Australia after a thrilling double overtime and will play Argentina in the Basketball World Cup final. An enthralling semifinal between Australia and Spain was 71-71 at the end of regulation time and the two sides could not be separated at the end of a […] The post Spain, Argentina dispute World Cup appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 14th, 2019Related News

Argentina ousts France, plays Spain in Fiba World Cup final

Argentina is one win away from its first Basketball World Cup title since 1950 after it brushed aside France 80-66 on Friday to set up a final with Spain. Earlier, NBA champion Marc Gasol saved Spain as they battled back to see off Australia 95-88 after a second overtime period to reach the decider on […] The post Argentina ousts France, plays Spain in Fiba World Cup final appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 14th, 2019Related News