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Osmeña postpones surgery again

Although it had already been postponed for almost two months already, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña's scheduled surgery in the United States for his hernia will once again be moved to a later date. The mayor's wife, Councilor Margarita "Margot" Osmeña, said that while the procedure is not life-threatening, she personally wants to have the… link: Osmeña postpones surgery again.....»»

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Trump criticizes Iran as ‘corrupt dictatorship’ in UN speech

US President Donald Trump criticized Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering the Iranian people to pay for aggression abroad, using his speech to the United Nations General Assembly to lay down a tough message for Tehran. Source link link: Trump criticizes Iran as ‘corrupt dictatorship’ in UN speech.....»»

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British retiree, Thai wife murdered in hired killing – police

BANGKOK, Thailand – The bodies of a wealthy British retiree and his Thai wife were found buried on their own property on Tuesday, September 25, a week after an alleged contract killing ordered by the woman's brother, police said. Alan Hogg was shot while his wife Nhot Suddaen was bludgeoned ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News19 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

Trillanes taunts Duterte: Watch, you will experience this too

MANILA, Philippines – Even in a tension-filled moment, opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV found a way to mock President Rodrigo Duterte. While posting a P200,000 bail at the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 on Tuesday, September 25, Trillanes was asked for his message to Duterte. “Sana pinapanood niya ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News19 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

Avanceña lends a hand

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s common-law wife Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña extended a helping hand Tuesday after she distributed P3,000-worth of relief goods to at least 3,000 Benguet residents from various towns. The President’s common-law wife met with families who were affected by the devastation of Typhoon “Ompong” at the Benguet Sports Complex which was packed with about […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News19 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Sereno won’t seek Senate seat in 2019 polls

The Liberal Party will respect the decision of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno not to seek a Senate seat in the May 2019 elections, according to the LP president, Sen. Francis Pangilinan. "We respect her decision," Pangilinan said in a text message. But he also said the party continued to consider her a partner in defending democracy and fighting for the rule of law. The LP earlier said Sereno was welcome to join its ticket in next year's polls and was reserving a slot for her. Now that she has decided not to run, the party will let her be. An insider from the Sereno camp said her decision was brought about by her family's concerns and that she felt she would be...Keep on reading: Sereno won’t seek Senate seat in 2019 polls.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 24th, 2018Related News

Fighting disinformation is a community effort, say journalists

LEYTE, Philippines – The fight against disinformation online has to be a crusade of not just a few individuals or organizations, but a whole community. This was the message of journalists to the participants of the “#MoveLeyte: Social Good in the Digital Age” forum held at the RDE Hall of the Visayas State ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Angelica Panganiban willing to become godmother of John Lloyd Cruz, Ellen Adarna’s baby

Kapamilya actress Angelica Panganiban had a sincere message for her former boyfriend, on-leave Kapamilya actor John Lloyd Cruz. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Cleansing the PNP of Some Erring Members Remains Top Priority — PNP Chief

Internal cleansing is given much attention and efforts under my term. This is what Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde said in his message delivered by Police Deputy Director General Archie Francisco Gamboa during the 117th Police Service Anniversary held at the Camp Kangleon, this municipality. Albayalde said this year’s anniversary theme, “Pagbabago […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Commentary: Afraid but never silent

Some days ago, I received a private message from somebody using a dummy account in social media. The message, was a google map photo with a red circle around the spot where my family is in LaTrinidad. Said sender was sending me messages since December 2017. I was ignoring all its messages then knowing that it was from a dummy account. However, this time I was alarmed and was forced to confront the sender......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

Isner a new pop while playing at the Laver Cup

CHICAGO (AP) — John Isner, the tall American with the blistering serve, has added a new role in the last week. He's a dad. His wife gave birth a week ago to their first child, a daughter, an experience Isner described as "the best moment of my life for sure." Being separated this week while he competes in the Laver Cup has been difficult. Isner said he received a picture on his phone of his daughter watching him play for the first time. "I don't think she will remember it," he joked. "My wife is changing her diaper and I'm on the TV." He's going to skip upcoming tournaments in Asia to be a family man. "It's been super tough being away right now," he said. "I certainly miss my daughter incredibly much right now." He's also hoping that his family will be able to travel with him next year. "We'll see how that goes," he said. "It's going to be an adjustment." Isner's career has been on the upswing at age 33. He won his first Masters 1000 title at Miami, beating Alexander Zverev in the finals. And later he reached the Wimbledon semifinals, losing a nearly seven-hour-long marathon to Kevin Anderson, who is his teammate this week on Team World. Isner had a difficult loss Saturday in the Laver Cup, falling to Zverez, who rallied for a 3-6, 7-6, 10-7 victory. Roger Federer then beat Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-2 to give Team Europe a 7-1 lead in the team competition at the United Center......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

FALSE: Filipinos ‘free to roam, can watch news’ during Martial Law

Claim: The idea that the Martial Law period was a “dark” part of the country's history was “twisted” and invented. This was the message of several completely identical comments on Rappler's  post  about the 46th anniversary of Martial Law on Friday, September 21. This was the comment pasted ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states

Pope Francis arrived in Lithuania to begin a four-day visit to the Baltic states, carrying a message of solidarity as they look warily toward a newly aggressive Russia nearly 30 years after they broke away from the then-Soviet Union. Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states VILNIUS (Reuters) – Pope Francis… link: Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

NORTH PALM BEACH, Florida --- About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. Reynolds' ex-wife Loni Anderson and their son Quinton Anderson Reynolds were among the speakers at the Thursday service at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in North Palm Beach, Florida, a family spokeswoman, Cheryl Kagan, told The Associated Press. Reynolds died at age 82 on Sept. 6 at a hospital in Jupiter, Florida, and a death certificate issued Sept. 10 that was obtained by "Entertainment Tonight" said that he had already been cremated. Neither family nor officials have revealed a cause of death. Bobby Bowden, former longtime football coa...Keep on reading: Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

NBI sues Zambo mayor, 3 others for murder and arson

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday filed at the Department of Justice (DOJ) a complaint for murder and arson against a mayor in Zamboanga del Norte and three others for allegedly killing a man and burning his house in 2016.   The respondents in the case were Mayor Flora Villarosa of Siayan municipality, Barangay Poblacion chairman Josecor Gepolongca; Ernie Lumucso, the mayor's Villarosa's chief security aide; and Roy Balayong.   The four were accused in the murder of Restituto Lugo Sasuman on September 15, 2016 amid a land dispute.   The NBI-Death Investigation Division said the charges stemmed from the complaint of Sasuman's wife Teod...Keep on reading: NBI sues Zambo mayor, 3 others for murder and arson.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 21st, 2018Related News

P14-M Worth Drugs Nabbed in Cebu

More than P14 million worth of drugs was nabbed in a buy-bust operation in Cebu on September 14, 2018. The high-value targets were identified as Adel Villafuerte and Jasmine Villafuerte, husband and wife while operatives also arrested Ronnel Ylanan as an alleged associate. Operatives from Police Station 3 in Mandaue City conducted the buy-bust operation […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

The viral prank Filipino-Americans pulled on a fast food giant

Two Filipino-Americans sent a powerful message on race representation when they put up a fake poster at a fast food restaurant in Texas. Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo first became popular on Twitter when Maravilla shared images of the poster they made that had themselves as models at one of the locations of McDonald’s in Pearland City in Texas. […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopSep 21st, 2018Related News

Robredo: It’s time to take a stand because democracy is at risk again

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo have called on Filipinos to take a stand now that their rights and freedoms are at risk of being curtailed once again. This was Robredo’s message in her speech delivered after the Mass of Peace held at De La Salle University ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

SC affirms Imelda Marcos’ dollar salting acquittal

The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed the acquittal of former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos on her dollar salting case for illegally stowing away millions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts.   In a decision dated June 27 but only made public on Friday, the high court affirmed the 2008 acquittal of late President Ferdinand Marcos' wife from 32 counts of dollar-salting by Judge Silvino Pampilo Jr. of the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC).   This was despite the existence of dollar accounts linked to Marcos foundations in Switzerland.   Pampilo earlier said the government failed to prove that Marcos and a deceased associate conspired no...Keep on reading: SC affirms Imelda Marcos’ dollar salting acquittal.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 21st, 2018Related News

Queen Elizabeth II condoles with Ompong victims in letter to Duterte

UK's Queen Elizabeth II reached out to President Rodrigo Duterte after the Philippines was battered by Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut). The official website of The Royal Family made the message public on Tuesday, three days after Ompong hit Northern Luzon. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and thedevastation caused by Typhoon Mangkhut," the royal wrote to Duterte. "Prince Philip and I send oursincere condolences to all the victims, to those who have lost lovedones, and to those who have seen their homes and property destroyed." "My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by thesetragedies," her letter ended. Based on a previous rep...Keep on reading: Queen Elizabeth II condoles with Ompong victims in letter to Duterte.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 21st, 2018Related News