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Lagman: ‘House is a chamber of regressive legislation’

MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives has become a "veritable chamber of regressive legislation" after it reduced the minimum age of criminal responsibility from the present 15 to 12 years old and restored the death penalty for drug-related offenses, Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman lamented on Thursday.   The lower chamber approved House Bill No. 8858 on second reading on Wednesday. The bill seeks to lower the age of "social responsibility" to 12 years old, and not nine as earlier proposed by the chamber.   READ:Amid public anger, House relents on criminalizing 9-yr-olds   Meanwhile, the House passed on third and final reading HB 4727 ...Keep on reading: Lagman: ‘House is a chamber of regressive legislation’.....»»

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Death toll from Indonesian floods, landslides rises to 26

MAKASSAR, Indonesia --- The death toll from flooding and landslides in central Indonesia has risen to 26, the governor of a province that has been inundated by torrential rains said Thursday. South Sulawesi Gov. Nurdin Abdullah said in a TV interview that displaced people were still being evacuated. Ten districts and cities in the province including the capital Makassar have been affected by flooding that began late Tuesday, forcing more than 3,000 to flee their homes. The operators of the Bili Bili rock-filled embankment dam were forced to release water on Tuesday, which contributed to flooding but avoided a worse disaster, said Adnan Purichta Ichsann, the chief of Gowa dis...Keep on reading: Death toll from Indonesian floods, landslides rises to 26.....»»

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Farmer accused of killing godfather

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The police will file murder charge against a farmer for killing his godfather evening of Jan 21, 2019 at Barangay Carida in Tapaz, Capiz. Glimer Escolin is accused of shooting and hacking to death Ruben Lorca, 57, also in said place. Lorca succumbed to wounds on his abdomen and nape. Investigations […] The post Farmer accused of killing godfather appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Bikini climber freezes to death

Bikini climber freezes to death.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2019Related News

Mexico pipeline blast death toll: 85 | The Manila Times Online

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico: The United Nations Secretary-General, Antoio Guterres, learned with sadness of the deadly explosion of an oil pipeline on Friday in Hidalgo State, Mexico, and extended the UNs as.....»»

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Mexico explosion deaths reach 79

MEXICO CITY — The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 79 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable, those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline before it ignited. The search for human remains at the site of the explosion in […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2019Related News

Tread Carefully When Borrowing Money From China

With all the billion-peso projects in the planning stages by the Rodrigo Duterte administration, financed by Communist China, Filipinos might take a cue from the Maldives and warn President Duterte to slow down. That country was in the news recently because of the sad and tragic death of a newlywed Filipino couple who drowned as they honeymooned on one of their beaches ........»»

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Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 89

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico – The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 89 on Monday, January 21, as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline before it ignited. The search for human ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2019Related News

Filipino couple on honeymoon drowns in Maldives - Philippine Star

Filipino couple on honeymoon drowns in Maldives Philippine Star A Filipino couple on their honeymoon drowned to death in the Maldives, the Department of Foreign Affairs said......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Create new happy memories & exercise!

Last week’s death of a popular Filipino rock star who fell down a building in an apparent suicide — with the act streamed live — shocked and rocked many Filipinos anew, bringing to the fore once more the fragility of human emotion......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Death Toll Reaches 85 in Mexico Fuel Pipeline Fire Horror

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico --- People in the town where a fuel pipeline fire and explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves, repeatedly damaged and patched like a trusty pair of jeans. "It was the popular tap," said Enrique Cerron, 22, who lives near the field. "You could pass by at 11 or 12 in the morning and see people filling up here." On Friday, amid countrywide fuel shortages at gas stations as the government attempts to stem widespread fuel theft, this particular section of pipeline had come back into service after being offline for nearly four weeks when somebody punctured the line again. Word...Keep on reading: Death Toll Reaches 85 in Mexico Fuel Pipeline Fire Horror.....»»

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Two gored to death at India bull-wrestling festival

NEW DELHI, India – At least two spectators were gored to death at a bull-wrestling festival in India that animal activists say is cruel and want banned, police said on Monday, January 21.  The bulls broke through barricades separating fans from the action in the arena on Sunday in Pudukottai, a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Mexico death toll rise to 79

The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 79 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a fuel-line leak that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline. The search for remains at the site of the explosion in the state of Hidalgo ended late Saturday but […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Filipino drummer streams suicide live on Facebook as he plummets 34 floors

Filipino drummer streams suicide live on Facebook as he plummets 34 floors gulfnews.com Dubai: A musician in the Philippines live streamed his own death on Facebook, as he fell from the 34th floor en.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Mexican pipeline blast death toll: 73 | The Manila Times Online

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico: By Saturday (Sunday in Manila) evening the death toll from Fridays blaze had risen to 73, with another 74 people injured and dozens more were missing. The UnitedREAD The post Mex.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

From 10 centavos to multibillion-dollar empire: The legacy of Henry Sy Sr.

The Philippine business community mourned the death of Henry Sy Sr., who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to becoming the richest man in the Philippines......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2019Related News

Dagupan City mourns former mayor s death

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 18 (PIA) -- The national flag in all buildings and places in the city of Dagupan were flown at half-mast as a sign of mourning for the demise of former mayor Benjamin "Benjie" Sa.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2019Related News

Climate change pilgrimage: Winning hearts and minds

  MANILA, Philippines – Our perception of reality can change at any time. It could come during a family gathering, a school graduation, or a near-death experience. Sometimes, it happens on a walk. This is what AG Saño, a street artist and environment activist, observed during ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2019Related News

Jesus Falcis: A death threat is a death threat

MANILA, Philippines – Jesus Falcis has insisted on the gravity of the "death threat" that Kris Aquino had made against his brother, Nicko, even after the latter had said she was merely bluffing when she made the remark. On Instagram on January 19, Jesus posted a photo of him and Nicko, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2019Related News

Labor groups thank Henry Sy Sr as biggest job provider

MANILA, Philippines – Labor groups on Saturday, January 19 thanked SM Group founder Henry Sy Sr for his huge contribution to employment. In a statement issued following the death of Sy, the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) said that Sy has left a "lasting legacy for ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2019Related News