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MANILA NIGHTLIFE – RIZAL PARK FOUNTAIN SHOW + Exploring Intramuros – Manila Video

MANILA NIGHTLIFE – RIZAL PARK FOUNTAIN SHOW + Exploring Intramuros – Manila Video.....»»

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: The Mindanao Examiner Regional Newspaper Dec. 18-24, 2017

HOT OFF THE PRESS: The Mindanao Examiner Regional Newspaper Dec. 18-24, 2017.....»»

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With obesity on the rise, Paris reflects on mirrored ‘fatphobia’

PARIS --- France gave the world butter croissants and foie gras, yet it has often been a place where being overweight was seen as almost sinful. Now, after taking a hard look at the contradictions in the mirror, its capital has launched a campaign to counter sizeism, an often disregarded kind of discrimination in the image-conscious city known for luxury fashion brands and tiny waists. Paris anti-discrimination chief Helene Bidard began the initiative after falling victim to weight-related insults and noticing how bias against French people who are overweight went unnoticed, never mind unpunished. "We see fat people as ugly and even stupid, lacking hygiene and in bad health," Bi...Keep on reading: With obesity on the rise, Paris reflects on mirrored ‘fatphobia’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 5 hr. 50 min. ago Related News

DMX Comvalenoz finishes 2nd in Asia’s Got Talent

All-Filipino Dance group DMX Comvalenoz placed second in the 2nd season of the regional talent show Asia’s Got Talent. Other Filipino performers that qualified to the finals were beat-boxer NeilThe post DMX Comvalenoz finishes 2nd in Asia’s Got Talent appeared first on DZRH News......»»

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77 Iloilo farmers thank PRRD for new land titles

Rosena Malco, 74 (right) and Catalina Espano, 76 (2nd from right) received their certificates of land ownership awards (CLOAs) in a ceremony held on December 13, 2017 in Barangay Pulo Maestra Vita, Ot.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News6 hr. 51 min. ago Related News

4 more Calabarzon mayors stripped of police powers

BATANGAS, Philippines – The National Police Commission (Napolcom) released on Friday, December 15, a new list of local chief executives in Calabarzon who had been stripped of their powers over the local police.  Ronald Banzuela, acting provincial officer of Napolcom Batangas, said Resolution 2017-611 was approved last November 29. On the list are: Lucena City, ........»»

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Surveys show Catalan separatists could lose absolute majority in vote

MADRID, Spain – Catalonia's pro-independence parties could win the most seats in next week's knife-edge regional elections but fall short of an absolute majority in parliament, according to the final polls before the vote. Five new polls published on Friday, December 15, put the three separatist lists on course to win ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News7 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

From power to prison: How 2017 changed the life of De Lima, family

MANILA, Philippines – Unexpected, unimaginable, extraordinary – that’s how opposition Senator Leila de Lima and her family described the rollercoaster year that saw the once powerful justice secretary land in jail. It was on February 24 when De Lima surrendered to the Philippine National Police over drug charges filed against ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News7 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Rep. Garin denies pressuring Ubial

ILOILO first district Rep. Oscar “Richard” Garin Jr. denied pressuring former Department of Health secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial to buy more Dengvaxia or anti-dengue vaccine. In the Senate hearing on Dec. 14, 2017, Ubial revealed that Rep. Garin pressured her to allocate money budget in the 2018 budget for the additional purchase of dengue vaccines. […] The post Rep. Garin denies pressuring Ubial appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News7 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

MIWD board okays P12.349-B water deal with MetroPac

THE METRO Iloilo Water District (MIWD) Board of Directors approved on Dec 15, 2017 the water utility’s P12.349-billion distribution joint venture with MetroPac Water Investments Corp (MWIC), according to MIWD legal counsel Roy Villa. “Now we are working out and preparing the papers and the documents towards issuance of the Notice of Award to MetroPac […] The post MIWD board okays P12.349-B water deal with MetroPac appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News7 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

P40-M project seen to boost water supply in three districts

Water supply in the three districts of Iloilo City is expected to improve with the commissioning of a pipe laying project of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) on Dec 22, 2017. The more or less P40-million project covers the laying of pipes in Arevalo, Mandurriao and Molo districts. This forms part of the short-term […] The post P40-M project seen to boost water supply in three districts appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News7 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Rookie cops top respondents in dismissal cases

ROOKIE COPS (those with the rank of Police Officer 1) edged out other ranks facing summary dismissal proceedings before the National Police Commission (Napolcom)-6. Of the 69 Western Visayas policemen facing summary dismissal cases as of Oct. 31, 2017, 20 are PO1s while 16 are PO2, 17 PO3s, 4 Senior Police Officer (SPO1), 2 SPO2s, […] The post Rookie cops top respondents in dismissal cases appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News7 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

W. Visayas’ most wanted man falls

WESTERN Visayas’ most wanted person was finally collared after 14 years. Antonio Aquino, 48, of Sta. Barbara, Iloilo, was arrested 2 p.m. of Dec. 15, 2017, in Marikina City. Members of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO), the Regional Intelligence Division 6 (RID-6), the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Manila and Marikina Police Station […] The post W. Visayas’ most wanted man falls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News7 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

DOT-6 backs 2 a.m. curfew on night spots

PEACE and order is a major tourist attraction in Iloilo City. Thus, Department of Tourism (DOT)-6 Regional Director Helen Catalbas said she supports Mayor Joe Espinosa III’s decision to end the nightlife in the city by 2 a.m. Espinosa issued an executive order on Dec. 14, 2017, directing the mandatory closure at 2 a.m. of […] The post DOT-6 backs 2 a.m. curfew on night spots appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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BoP to hit $1.4-B deficit in 2017 – BSP

The country will likely post a substantially higher balance of payments (BoP) deficit this year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas announced on Friday. Projections of a greater net outflow in the financial account could lead to an overall BoP deficit of $1.4 billion, officials said in a briefing, much higher than the previous forecast of [...] The post BoP to hit $1.4-B deficit in 2017 – BSP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: 7 hr. 38 min. ago Related News

World Bank hikes PH growth forecast

The World Bank has updated its Philippine growth forecast for 2017, taking into account a stronger-than-expected third quarter expansion. The Washington-based lender now expects gross domestic product growth of 6.7 percent, up from 6.6 percent previously. The updated forecast, which falls within the government’s 6.5-7.5 percent target, is lower than last year’s actual 6.9-percent growth. [...] The post World Bank hikes PH growth forecast appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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4 more Calabarzon mayors stripped of police powers

The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has released a new list of local chief executives in Calabarzon who will be stripped of their powers over the local police. Calabarzon is composed of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon. Ronald Banzuela, acting provincial officer of Napolcom Batangas, said Resolution 2017-611 containing the list was approved on November [...] The post 4 more Calabarzon mayors stripped of police powers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: 7 hr. 38 min. ago Related News

LOOK | UP Lantern Parade 2017 glares with social and political statements

Burning issues such as Metro Manila's unsolved traffic problems, human rights, and the violent war on drugs stood out in this year's event......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top8 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

77 Iloilo farmers thank PRRD for new land titles

Rosena Malco, 74 (right) and Catalina Espano, 76 (2nd from right) received their certificates of land ownership awards (CLOAs) in a ceremony held on December 13, 2017 in Barangay Pulo Maestra Vita, Ot.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News11 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Armenia s Levon Aronian to take part in King Salman Rapid and Blitz 2017

PanARMENIAN.Net - World no.2 Levon Aronian of Armenia will participate in the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships that will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 26-30. Aronian w.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News11 hr. 4 min. ago Related News