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Compassion for curfew violators defeats purpose of quarantine, task force says

“Our message to the public is clear, we will continue to arrest any person who will violate the curfew,” he said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 29th, 2020Related News

Koko Pimentel sorry; Ombudsman mulling over probe

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday appealed for understanding and compassion as he offered an apology to Makati Medical Center (MMC) for violating his own and the hospital’s quarantine protocols meant to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, which had infected him and more than 700 others in the  country. “Once again, I […] The post Koko Pimentel sorry; Ombudsman mulling over probe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2020Related News

Grand Slam Buddies: Coach Tim crushed with news of Coach Aric s passing

Coach Aric Del Rosario was so good he had a hand in building two separate basketball dynasties that somehow overlapped. As Del Rosario won the UST Growling Tigers four straight UAAP titles from 1993-1996, Aric Magic was also present in the third-ever Grand Slam team in the PBA. Coach Aric was one of the assistants to head coach Tim Cone in 1996 when the Alaska Aces swept the PBA season to capture the triple crown. In fact, Coach Aric was Coach Tim's first-ever assistant when he took over the Alaska job some seven years prior to the Grand Slam win. And with the passing of Coach Aric Thursday, Cone is obviously one of the most affected. "It is just crushing news to me," Coach Tim said on the news of Del Rosario's passing. "Especially at this time when I cannot pay my respects to him and his family [due to COVID-19 and community quarantine]. He was such a steadying influence on me when I was a young coach. He always kept me grounded and taught me so much about humility," Cone added. With 22 PBA titles and two Grand Slam wins, Cone is without a doubt he greatest coach in league history. I'm broken up because of the loss of Coach Aric. I am so sorry I can't pay my respects to him and his family. He was such an influence early in my coaching career, teaching me about humility and compassion. He touched so many lives through his journey. He will be terribly missed. — Tim Cone (@manilacone) March 26, 2020 However, Coach Tim says that one of his first mentors in the PBA deserves more credit than what he originally had in terms of being one of the coaching greats in the country. "The winning he accomplished at UST and the players he touched was unsurpassed," Cone said of Coach Aric. "His humility and low-key personality prevented him from being on that conversation of the best coaches of the country. But that was wrong, he was incredibly underrated and certainly should have been. He was truly a great coach and a better friend," Coach Tim added.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8 .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 26th, 2020Related News

Compassion : DOJ not investigating Pimentel quarantine breach without complaint

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) will not automatically investigate, and definitely not arrest without a warrant, Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III over his breach of protocol when he went to a hospital when he was supposed to be under strict self quarantine. Pimentel said ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 25th, 2020Related News

Acts of patriotism and compassion

We are on lockdown and there is no doubt about it. What started as a downplayed public health alert is now a Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) that in less than a week’s time has swelled into a national crisis disrupting the lives of every inhabitant of the country......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 23rd, 2020Related News

Compassion is good business

These extraordinary times provide business owners the perfect opportunity to show their decency and humanity......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 21st, 2020Related News

Bong Go, others seek tax deadline extension

Go said the government must show more compassion to Filipinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Bong Go, others seek tax deadline extension appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Compassion is understanding the troubles of others and reaching out.

Compassion is understanding the troubles of others and reaching out......»»

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

Father… filled with compassion

  Gospel • Lk 15:1-3, 11-32 *** SO to them Jesus addressed this parable. “A man had two sons, and the younger son said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of your estate that should come to me.’ So the father divided the property between them. After a few days, the younger son […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMar 14th, 2020Related News

Sofia Andres nabwisit sa Grab driver, order nabawasan

Ni-lecture-an si Sofia Andres ng isang girl about compassion. Nag-complain kasi si Sofia dahil parang nabawasan ang drinks niya na in-order through Grab Food. ‘Yan ang intindi namin sa sagutan nila ng girl na nagtaray sa kanya sa kanyang Instagram account. “GURL UNDERSTAND THE DRIVERS @grab OKAY. They are not like us that has someone […] The post Sofia Andres nabwisit sa Grab driver, order nabawasan appeared first on Bandera......»»

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

Workbank partners with Canva to enable job seekers create powerful resumes

With its commitment to investing in job seekers, Workbank, a job site founded on malasakit or compassion and care, establishes partnerships that will give users access to free trainings and seminars. Workbank partners with design platform, Canva, to give free and exclusive trainings that will empower job seekers to create resumes with simple but professional-looking […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 28th, 2020Related News

Ethics and Justice

            With authority and conviction, Scientology religion founder. L. Ron Hubbard, writes “Since time immemorial, people have preached the necessity to live by the tenets of honesty, compassion and decency—that integrity is the only foundation upon which our life itself is built. But no matter how well Man has intuitively known known this, none could […].....»»

Source: Bicolperyodiko BicolperyodikoCategory: NewsFeb 26th, 2020Related News

ONE: KING OF THE JUNGLE in Singapore to be a closed door event

ONE Championship recently announced that the company has made the decision to convert one of its live events into a closed-door event. ONE: KING OF THE JUNGLE, which is scheduled for Friday, 28 February in Singapore is to proceed as planned, but the Singapore Indoor Stadium will be closed off to fans and media. The decision was made with regards to the situation in Singapore surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (official name COVID-19).  Singapore’s Ministry of Health recently raised its Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level from yellow to orange after having confirmed 75 cases of infection. ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong made the announcement to convert their event in Singapore to a closed-door event initially on his social media accounts. Shortly after, Sityodtong fielded questions from the media on a global conference call. “In light of the coronavirus situation in Singapore, I have made the decision to convert ONE: King of the Jungle on February 28 into a closed event for broadcast only. The Singapore Indoor Stadium will not be open to the general public, but the event will proceed behind closed doors as scheduled live on all TV and digital platforms across 150+ countries around the world,” Sityodtong wrote on his official Facebook page. Fans who purchased tickets to the event will be given a full refund through Sportshub Tix, ONE’s official ticketing partner in Singapore. All bouts are to proceed as scheduled, and will still be available live via TV and digital platforms worldwide, as well as through the ONE Super App. The main event of ONE: KING OF THE JUNGLE will see two-sport ONE World Champion Stamp Fairtex of Thailand defend her ONE Atomweight Kickboxing World Title against Janet “J.T.” Todd of the United States. In the co-main event of the evening, reigning ONE Strawweight Kickboxing World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao of Thailand will take on Lachlan “Rocky” Ogden of Australia for the ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title. Representing Singapore on the global stage is former ONE World Title challenger Amir Khan, who is accompanied by fellow Singaporean stars Tiffany “No Chill” Teo and Radeem Rahman. In addition, Singapore-based athletes Troy Worthen and Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat are set to see action. “We just felt that this was an incredible moment for us to ignite hope and strength across the continent of Asia and to our fans all over the world during this difficult time,” Sityodtong said during the global conference call. “I also want to say that it is only by love, compassion, and resilience that Singapore as a country and Asia as a continent can overcome and conquer the Coronavirus.” Sityodtong also says that while Singapore will proceed with its closed-door event, other events the organization has scheduled in other countries will proceed as planned. ONE Championship remains firm in its promise to deliver at least 50 events this year across all of its properties, and will make decisions to alter its events based on various factors as situations change. “It was not an easy decision for us. In fact, many people were pushing us to cancel the event. But I thought back to why I started ONE Championship in the first place. And our mission since day one has been to unleash real-life superheroes who ignite the world with hope, strength, dreams, and inspiration,” Sityodtong continued. “It’s a very different mission than all of our other global competitors. Yes we want to put on the greatest fights. Yes, we have the greatest martial artists in the world but there’s a deeper mission for ONE Championship. And in a time of crisis, in a time of fear in the continent of Asia, our heroes are ready to inspire the world.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 18th, 2020Related News

Novel coronavirus outbreak a health issue, not an opportunity for tourism

"For many, nCov has become a matter of life and death, but for Senator Villar, it's still about business and profiteering. She is cold-hearted and shows no compassion for others," KMP said.  .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2020Related News

Bank freeze order vs. church group to deprive poor of aid, services

“But now more than ever, the RMP will live out its commitment to be servant-leaders with the poor farmers, fisherfolk, agricultural workers, and Indigenous Peoples so that all may truly experience God’s compassion and mercy in the here and now.” The post Bank freeze order vs. church group to deprive poor of aid, services appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

STATEMENT | A Call for Justice and Compassion

The voice in the wilderness echoes in the hollow recesses of the hearts of the human world that is filled with material want and hate. Such is the voice of the ministers at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines South Eastern Mindanao Jurisdiction Area (UCCP SEMJA), who have chosen to follow Jesus in His work with the poor and powerless......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2020Related News

House session near Taal a foolish political stunt

How we wish that we could simply laugh at the political stunt pulled off by the House of Representatives, which convened a session in Batangas City in relative proximity to the smoldering Taal Volcano. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano justified the out-of-town session, saying it was a symbolic gesture of compassion for the victims of the […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 26th, 2020Related News

MMDA, Metro LGUs give aid to Taal Volcano victims

MANILA, Jan. 17 -- Showing solidarity and compassion for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption, several local government units in Metro Manila have extended assistance following the Metro Manila.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2020Related News

MMDA, Metro LGUs give aid to Taal Volcano victims

MANILA, Jan. 17 -- Showing solidarity and compassion for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption, several local government units in Metro Manila have extended assistance following the Metro Manila.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2020Related News

The books I read in 2019

1. Blow-Up and Other Stories by Julio Cortázar, Paul Blackburn (Translator). Unfamiliar, intriguing, but creative narratives and plotlines. Stories about madness, compassion, and complexity of modern living. 2. Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan. The first few pages are surreal, apt description of Payatas. A crime novel, page-turner, and a rare look into the… The post The books I read in 2019 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 5th, 2020Related News