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Joma’s crystal ball: Opposition to pull upset in midterm polls

LUCENA CITY---As the 2019 elections draw near, exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria "Joma" Sison has expressed bold optimism that the still fragmented political opposition could score a substantial victory against administration candidates.   "We can expect that the Duterte regime will lose heavily in the Senate," he said in an online interview.   Sison said there would be fewer pro-Duterte members of the House of Representatives too.   The mainstream political opposition has yet to finalize a lineup, though.   Survey says otherwise   Based on early survey results, aspirants known as allies of President ...Keep on reading: Joma’s crystal ball: Opposition to pull upset in midterm polls.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 14th, 2018Related News

2 suspected drug pushers fall in Quezon buy-bust

LUCENA CITY -- Two suspected drug pushers were nabbed in separate buy-bust operations in Candelaria town in Quezon province on Saturday, police said. Drug enforcement unit collared Ariel Espaltero, 30, after he sold "shabu" (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in a transaction in Barangay (village) Pahinga around 5:50 p.m., Quezon police chief, Senior Supt. Osmundo de Guzman, said in a report. The suspect, who was included in the police drug watch list, yielded two plastic sachets of shabu containing a total of 5.61 grams which was valued at P10,378 based on Dangerous Drugs Board estimates. The confiscated shabu was worth P28,000 in the street market at P5,000 per gram. ...Keep on reading: 2 suspected drug pushers fall in Quezon buy-bust.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 14th, 2018Related News

distant buildings – Manila Picture

Image published by Hungarian Snow on 2010-07-08 02:29:46 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , balcany , view , sofitel , hotel , Manila , Philippines link: distant buildings – Manila Picture.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Oct 13th, 2018Related News

Bridal event for a cause

Fashion designer Zandra Lim of Zandra Lim Designs recently celebrated her 15th year in the wedding industry with Crystal Bridal Fair at Discovery Primea in Makati City......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

‘Apex’ of Orlina’s art of geometry and light on show

Celebrated glass master Ramon Orlina is at the peak of his form in "Apex," an exhibit of his more recent works in glass cutlets and crystal blocks at the Galerie Raphael in the 10th edition of ManilArt Fair on Oct. 17-21, at SMX in SM Aura, Taguig City. Seventeen geometric lucent masterpieces will be on sale during the pioneering and oldest art fair in the country. "Deep into My Soul" is a blue whirl of undulation that mimics the movement of the firmament. Several ripples carved into the glass presumably represent the mysterious regions of one's ephemeral emotions. "Naesa" shows a curvature of an impending wave. The interplay of loops and arcs are quite apt as visual correla...Keep on reading: ‘Apex’ of Orlina’s art of geometry and light on show.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 7th, 2018Related News

Suspected leader of gun-for-hire group fall in Pampanga

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - The alleged leader of a gun-for-hire group operating in three Central Luzon provinces has been arrested in aThursdaynight drug bust in Arayat town in Pampanga province, the police reportedon Friday. Ariel Maniago, 47, was apprehended together with his son Arnel, 28, in Barangay Telapayong for possessing five sachets of shabu (crystal meth). Ariel supposedly heads the Maniago Group, which was linked to a series of robberies in Bataan, Tarlac, and Pampanga. A case for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 has been filed against them at the prosecutor's office, Senior Supt. Nicolas Salvador, provincial police director, said. TONETTE OREJAS ...Keep on reading: Suspected leader of gun-for-hire group fall in Pampanga.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 5th, 2018Related News

Report: Male sports fans have big interest in women s sports

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2018, file photo, United States' Crystal Dunn, right, prepares to strike the ball during the second half of an international friendly soccer match in Carson, Calif. Dun.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 5th, 2018Related News

2 drug suspects nabbed in Olongapo City

OLONGAPO CITY --- Two drug suspects were arrested in Barangay Pag-asa here in a police operationon Thursdaynight. The Olongapo police arrested Arnold Edquibal, 49, a resident of Barangay East Bajac Bajac; and Christian Canson, 21, a resident of Barangay New Kalalake atmidnight. They sold a sachet of suspected shabu (crystal methamphetamine) to an undercover police agent. Police seized four more sachets from Edquibal while the marked money used in the police sting operation was confiscated from Canson. The two drug suspects face charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Joanna Aglibot/lb...Keep on reading: 2 drug suspects nabbed in Olongapo City.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 4th, 2018Related News

Will Scarlet Snow Belo voice a character in Ralph Breaks the Internet ?

Scarlet Snow Belo is proving to be very influential at just three years old. Aside from starring in commercials, she also gets invited to do cool things, like visit the Disney animation studio and.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 3rd, 2018Related News

LOOK: Scarlet Snow tries dubbing at Walt Disney Animation Studios

Three-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo lent her voice for fun to Disney character Vanellope von Schweetz of 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' at the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Los Angeles, Cali.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 3rd, 2018Related News

Dead young man found in Baguio finally identified

  BAGUIO, Philippines – The body of an unidentified man was found in a parking lot of Moldex Residences along Crystal Cave here Wednesday, September 26. The Baguio media and the social media forums started a campaign to identify the young victim. On Tuesday morning, October 2, he was finally identified as ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 2nd, 2018Related News

Scarlet Snow goes to Walt Disney Animation Studio

Three-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo is off to Los Angeles, California to "visit the Walt Disney Animation Studio and interview filmmakers and story writers." "Our @scarletsnowbelo just might be @disney's youngest influencer," her dad Hayden Kho wrote in an Instagram story on Monday. Celebrity doctor and mom Vicky Belo also shared a video on Instagram showing an excited Scarlet Snow saying, "Hi Pixar! I'm here in the airplane!" With little Scarlet's wit, she will surely impress Disney just like the way she has taken social media by storm. /ee...Keep on reading: Scarlet Snow goes to Walt Disney Animation Studio.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 2nd, 2018Related News

French singer and actor Charles Aznavour dies at age 94

PARIS --- Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades, has died. He was 94. One of the Armenian diaspora's most recognized faces and vocal defenders, he seduced fans around the world with his versatile tenor, lush lyrics and kinetic stage presence. He sang to sold-out concert halls until the end, resorting to a prompter only after having written upwards of 1,000 songs by his own estimate. His death was confirmed by the French Culture Ministry. "Thank you, M. Aznavour," government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux tweeted. Often compared to Frank Sinatra, Aznavour started his career as a songwriter for Edith Piaf. The French...Keep on reading: French singer and actor Charles Aznavour dies at age 94.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 1st, 2018Related News

Tricycle driver nabbed in Puerto Galera buy-bust

CITY OF CALAPAN -- Police operatives arrested a tricycle driver during a buy-bust operation in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro on Monday afternoon.   Supt. Imelda Tolentino, Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) police information officer, said Efren Mesana, 42, a resident of Barangay (village) Balatero was accosted by members of the Puerto Galera Police's Drug Enforcement Unit and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Mimaropa in anti-drug sting around 3:30 p.m. in Barangay San Isidro.   Authorities said Mesana yielded 15 plastic sachets of "shabu" (crystal meth) as well as the P1,000-bill used as buy-bust money. /kga...Keep on reading: Tricycle driver nabbed in Puerto Galera buy-bust.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 1st, 2018Related News

Another Naga drug peddler falls

Anti-narcotics agents, according to PDEA Bicol Chief Christian Frivaldo, nabbed Felipe Sabdao of Camalig in nearby Albay after a successful buy-bust operation was launched against him The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Saturday netted some P340,000 worth of crystal meth (shabu) from a drug peddler in a hotel in Naga City, Camarines Sur. Anti-narcotics […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 1st, 2018Related News

‘Batman’ comes to rescue of drug suspect, both end up dead 

SAN PEDRO CITY -- Two men tagged by the police as illegal drug pushers were killed in a buy-bust operation in this city, the authorities said Sunday.   City police chief Supt. Giovannie Martinez identified the target of the operation as Michael Samson, who was included in the city police's watchlist for drug suspects.   He said Samson sold an undercover policeman a sachet of suspected "shabu" (crystal meth) in Barangay (village) San Antonio at about 7 p.m. Saturday.   In a text message, Martinez said the suspect must have realized he was dealing with a police officer that he drew out a gun and began shooting. Samson's companion, Ariel Enesin, who...Keep on reading: ‘Batman’ comes to rescue of drug suspect, both end up dead .....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 30th, 2018Related News

Over P300K worth ‘shabu’ seized from suspect in Naga City hotel

LEGAZPI CITY -- Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives confiscated P340,000 worth of suspected "shabu" (crystal meth) from an alleged drug peddler at a hotel in Naga City in Camarines Sur province, a PDEA report said Sunday. Felipe Sabdao, alias "Don," 32, of Barangay (village) Salugan in Camalig town, Albay province, was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation at a hotel in Barangay Mabolo in Naga City around 3 p.m. Saturday, said Christian Frivaldo, acting PDEA Bicol chief. PDEA agents confiscated from the suspect two pieces of plastic bags containing 50 grams of suspected shabu with a street value of P340,000. Frivaldo, in an interview, said the latest drug seizur...Keep on reading: Over P300K worth ‘shabu’ seized from suspect in Naga City hotel.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 30th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Celebs become patients of Scarlet Snow Belo before ABS-CBN Ball

WATCH: Celebs become patients of Scarlet Snow Belo before ABS-CBN Ball.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 29th, 2018Related News

PDEA nabs 2 Koreans selling shabu

ANGELES CITY --- Two Korean nationals allegedly caught selling shabu (crystal meth) were arrested by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives inside a motel in Barangay Malabanias here on Friday night. Hong Daon, 45, and Song Won Seok, 40, were caught with P34,000 worth of shabu after they sold five grams of the narcotic for P10,000 to undercover agents, said Gil Pabilona, PDEA Central Luzon director. Hong, according to Pabilona, works as an English translator and was the subject of a deportation order in 2016. The Koreans moved from one hotel to another as they conducted their trade, he said. They have been detained at the PDEA regional jail in the City of San Fernando,...Keep on reading: PDEA nabs 2 Koreans selling shabu.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 29th, 2018Related News

Too Much Tonight – Manila Picture

– New highlights. What do you think? – Lyrics from Paramore’s Misguided Ghosts from their new album: Brand New Eyes. I loooove the new album.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsSep 28th, 2018Related News