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Lawyers press military to transfer Palparan to Bilibid

MANILA, Philippines – Why is retired army major general Jovito Palparan still inside a military camp in Fort Bonifacio? The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL), which represented the families of University of the Philippines (UP) student activists Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño, said on Monday, ........»»

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LOOK: European Union joins Manila Bay cleanup

MANILA, Philippines – The European Union joined a cleanup of the Manila Bay on Saturday, September 22, as Europe pushes for better management of plastic wastes through a 3-year regional program. EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen said joining the cleanup "is an expression of solidarity ........»»

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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

Pope to honor Baltic martyrs amid abuse crisis

VILNIUS, Lithuania – Pope Francis kicks off a Baltic tour in Catholic Lithuania on Saturday, September 22 where he will honour victims of the region's Nazi and Soviet occupations as the Church reels from fresh clerical abuse scandals . The 4-day trip to the northeastern edge of the European Union and NATO ........»»

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

Duterte: ICC, EU want me behind bars for genocide of bunch of criminals

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday night berated anew the International Criminal Court, saying the Hague-based tribunal and the European Union want to “impose their values" on his country and send him to jail......»»

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SSS Agoo Hailed National Quality Workplace Champion Twice in a Row

AGOO, La Union, September 20 (PIA) — The Social Security System (SSS) Agoo Branch received the 2018 National Quality Workplace Achiever Award (Small Branch Category) as champion for the second time, and bested 104 other SSS branches in the country. In 2017, SSS Agoo also received the same distinction in its second year of operation […].....»»

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La Union tobacco farmers get free cattle

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: Thirty-six female cattle yearlings and eight carabaos (water buffalos) were recently dispersed free to 2,017 farmers from 14 barangay (villages) in this city, which were identified as tobacco-farming villages by the National Tobacco Administration (NTA), La Union manager Dominador Coy-o said. Flosie Decena, city veterinarian officer (CVO), told The Manila Times that the… link: La Union tobacco farmers get free cattle.....»»

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Duterte: ICC, EU want me behind bars for genocide of bunch of criminals

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday night berated anew the International Criminal Court, saying the Hague-based tribunal and the European Union want to “impose their values” on his country and send him to jail. Source link link: Duterte: ICC, EU want me behind bars for 'genocide' of 'bunch of criminals'.....»»

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Defiant British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan

LONDON, United Kingdom –  Prime Minister Theresa May hit back on Friday, September 21, at the European Union after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and reiterating the possibility of walking away from the negotiations. In a defiant televised statement from Downing Street, ........»»

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

SSS Agoo hailed National Quality Workplace champion twice in a row

AGOO, La Union, September 20 (PIA) -- The Social Security System (SSS) Agoo Branch received the 2018 National Quality Workplace Achiever Award (Small Branch Category) as champion for the second tim.....»»

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Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

MONTREAL: Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world’s oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations. Britain, Canada, France, Germany and Italy, along with the European Union, signed the Ocean Plastics Charter at a leaders’ summit in Canada’s Charlevoix region [...] The post Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

By Agence-France Presse Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world’s oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations. Britain, Canada, France, Germany and Italy, along with the European Union, signed the Ocean Plastics Charter at a leaders’ summit in Canada’s Charlevoix […] The post Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceSep 21st, 2018Related News

Union worried over big drop in seafarers deployments in 2017

Union worried over big drop in seafarers deployments in 2017.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceSep 20th, 2018Related News

EU-Philippine relations: Moving a notch higher

While Europe and ASEAN are geographically many miles apart, ASEAN always holds a significant spot in the European Union because of similarities in outlook and objectives......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2018Related News

La Union, Vigan under state of calamity

La Union has become the seventh province in Northern Luzon to be placed under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Ompong......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

EU summit to defuse migrant tension, set Brexit countdown

BRUSSELS: European leaders will gather Wednesday for a summit to put summer tensions over migration behind them and to set up the last stretch of talks for a Brexit deal. The European Union’s top officials face intense pressure in the coming weeks to seal a divorce deal and a plan for future ties with Britain [...] The post EU summit to defuse migrant tension, set Brexit countdown appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Facebook accused of discrimination with job ad targeting

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A complaint has been filed with the US government accusing Facebook and 10 other companies of using the platform’s job ad targeting system to discriminate on the basis of gender. The complaint was announced Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union, a union called the Communications Workers of America and a labor law [...] The post Facebook accused of discrimination with job ad targeting appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

State of calamity declared in La Union and Vigan due to ‘Ompong’

Vigan City in Ilocos Sur and the entire province of La Union have been placed under a state of calamity due to the damages brought by Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Journalists union calls out malicious post vs colleague

The National Union of Journalists has called out a Facebook group for targeting a Mindanao journalist for harassment and accusing her of supporting terrorists......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2018Related News

UCCP bishop, human rights defender laid to rest

BAGUIO CITY — Bishop Emeritus Juan Marigza of the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP), a vocal critic of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and staunch human rights defender, was laid to rest on September 12 in his hometown Aringay, in La Union province......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2018Related News