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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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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: News13 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes are expecting! 

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Marian Rivera Gracia Dantes (@marianrivera) on Aug 12, 2018 at 12:55am PDT Keep the good news comin'! Marian Rivera just announced that she and her husband Dingdong Dantes are expecting. Her IG post featured an ultrasound of a baby with the caption, "My heart overflows with gratitude and humility. Dong and I, with our Zia, have been gifted with the miracle of life. Looking forward to meeting our 'little one' soon."   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ma...Keep on reading: Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes are expecting! .....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 15 hr. 28 min. ago Related News

There’s no escaping the laws of karma

Here's an interesting question from reader Lulu: "One psychic or espiritista who visited our house once told me, as soon as he entered our house, to finish my karma with my husband or we will reconnect again in our next life. My question is, how can karma be resolved before one of us passes away? It has been a rocky marriage, and I think I am the only one who understands the situation. But my patience is already running out." As I replied to another previous reader, "You meet each other to work out your karma or learn from it. The only way to end karma is to know why it is there in the first place. You don't end it simply by wishing or desiring it to end. You have to accept it." Th...Keep on reading: There’s no escaping the laws of karma.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 24th, 2018Related 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

Former VP Binay leads family in running again for public office

Will there be four members of the Binay family holding elective office after the May 2019 elections? Former Vice President Jejomar Binay has decided to return to public office and run for representative of Makati's first district. The decision surprised his eldest daughter, Sen. Nancy Binay, who is up for reelection. Also running for another term next year is Makati Mayor Abby Binay. Abby's husband, Makati Rep. Luis Campos Jr. of the second district, is eligible to run for reelection next year as well. Binay's spokesperson, Joey Salgado, confirmed that the former Vice President would run for representative of the first district "[on] the ticket of Mayor Abby." Both are ...Keep on reading: Former VP Binay leads family in running again for public office.....»»

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

[Two Pronged] My husband picks porn over me

  Rappler's Life and Style section runs an advice column by couple Jeremy Baer and clinical psychologist Dr Margarita Holmes. Jeremy has a master's degree in law from Oxford University. A banker of 37 years who worked in 3 continents, he has been training with Dr Holmes for the last ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 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

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

Wendy Williams’ new hot topic: Helping substance abusers

NEW YORK --- Talk show diva Wendy Williams feels lucky to be alive after more than a decade of cocaine abuse and now wants to help others be present in their own lives. Williams has been giving back through the Hunter Foundation, created with husband Kevin Hunter, since 2014. The two recently added a new anti-drug initiative, BeHere.org. Their goal is to raise $10 million (almost P541.1 million) in five years to fund such things as drug treatment facilities and research, the latter focused on K2. "It's very pretty packaging," Williams told The Associated Press recently of the popular and potentially deadly synthetic marijuana. "It looks like a pack of Pop Rocks. The kids are sm...Keep on reading: Wendy Williams’ new hot topic: Helping substance abusers.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 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

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

‘They’re petty,’ says Sotto of critics bucking bid to tweak nat’l anthem

  Senate PresidentVicente "Tito" Sotto III shot back on Friday at critics who made a "big fuss" out of his "idea" to tweak the last line of the national anthem.   "It's just an idea that we think should be considered. Joey Ayala has been espousing for this for so many years now and very few mind it," Sotto said in a text message.   "I merely mentioned it across Gordon's bill (regarding) the rays of the sun. Suddenly, people are making a big fuss out of it. Sila mababaw hindi yun idea," he said.   While interpellating on Senator Richard Gordon's bill early this week, Sotto raised the possibility of changing the last line of the national anthem...Keep on reading: ‘They’re petty,’ says Sotto of critics bucking bid to tweak nat’l anthem.....»»

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

Philippines spending spree fades as inflation hurts even foreign cash earners

SANTA ROSA VILLAGE — Liezel Carada, who relies entirely on her husband’s earnings as a dishwasher in Italy, has seen her income grow sharply thanks to a plunge in the Philippine peso in recent years. Yet she’s having to explain to her three children that they can’t afford to go to their favorite eatery anymore. […].....»»

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