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Youth leaders rue lack of SK bets

By: Sonnet John Llaguno WVSU intern ARE young people disinterested in leading their communities? This question arose after the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14, 2018, which saw some barangays lacking candidates for the youth council. The shortage of candidates even forced the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the filing of the certificates of […] The post Youth leaders rue lack of SK bets appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

‘Art, Heart, Earth’

To support the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF’s) biodiversity efforts, visual artists Elmer Borlongan, Geraldine Javier, Mark Justiniani, José John Santos III and National Artist Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera created limited edition pieces of sculpture inspired by the organization’s iconic panda logo......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

John Paul II s blood relic to be shown again at Manila Cathedral

MANILA, Philippines – The blood relic of Saint John Paul II is set to be shown again at the Manila Cathedral from Friday to Sunday, May 18 to 20, to mark the birthday of the late pontiff. The second public exposition and veneration of this blood relic ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

‘Corruption’ in DOTr-Caraga bewailed

A MOTORCYCLE dealer in Mindanao has asked President Rodrigo Duterte to discipline the alleged “crooked” and “corrupt” officials of the Department of Transportation in the Caraga region (DOTr-Caraga) in Mindanao. John Bartlow, a motorcycle dealer, accused one Dimple Laygo, a “trustee” of the officer-in- charge of the new registration office….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

TV makes film a ‘vintage genre’ says Travolta at Cannes

CANNES — Television is making cinema a “vintage genre,” John Travolta said Wednesday at the Cannes film festival, lamenting that films were “not as sought after” as before. Travolta, 64, was in Cannes for the premiere of his film about notorious New York mafia boss John Gotti — a family affair in which Travolta is […] The post TV makes film a ‘vintage genre’ says Travolta at Cannes appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceMay 17th, 2018Related News

Manila Cathedral releases schedule of veneration for John Paul II’s relic

The Manila Cathedralon Thursdayannounced the details of the second public exposition and veneration of the blood relic of St. John Paul II. Catholics and the faithful may view the relic at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, commonly known as the Manila Cathedral, in Intramuros, Manila on the following days: -May 18(Friday) Birthday of Pope John Paul II -6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. -May 19(Saturday) Mass for the Family and Live and Veneration -9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. -May 20(Sunday) PentecostSunday-6:00 AM to 8:00 PM Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisw, the pope's former secretary, donated the relic to the Manila Cathedral last December. John Paul, born as Karol Jzef Wojt...Keep on reading: Manila Cathedral releases schedule of veneration for John Paul II’s relic.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 17th, 2018Related News

30 Filipino riders join Le Tour de Filipinas

Thirty Filipinos led by national champion Jan Paul Morales will mix it up with 50 foreign riders in a bigger 9th Le Tour de Filipinas that kicks off this Sunday, May 20 from the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City and will end in Burnham Park in Baguio City on Wednesday, May 23. Morales, leader of the Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance team, will ride alongside Ronald Oranza, a fellow grizzled rider in the race. “We will give our best in the Le Tour. We have been training hard and we will surely give the foreigners a tough fight,” said the 32-year-old Morales. There are 17 teams in the Le Tour de Filipinas this year, up by two from the traditional 15-squad roster of the event that is also sanctioned by the PhilCycling, the national federation for the sport headed by its president Tagaytay City Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino and chairman Alberto Lina. “This will be an exciting edition of the Le Tour de Filipinas because there are more Filipino riders seeing action this time around,” said Tolentino, also the chairman of the Philippine Olympic Committee. The other Filipinos to watch are Marcelo Felipe, Rustom Lim and 2014 champion Mark John Lexer Galedo of 7-Eleven Cliqq Roadbike Philippines, Mark Julius Bonzo and Alfie Catalan of Team CCN Philippines, Ronnel Hualda and Boots Ryan Cayubit of Go For Gold, George Oconer and Jerry Aquino Jr. of the Philippine National Team and Lloyd Lucien Reynante, who is coming out of retirement to lead Bike Extreme Philippines with Chris Joven. The foreign teams include Terrenganu Cycling Team (Malaysia), Pishgaman Cycling Team (Iran), Nice Devo Cycling Team (Mongolia), Interpro Cycling Academy (Japan), Oliver’s Real Food Racing (Australia), Korail Cycling Team (South Korea), Team Sapura Cycling Team (Malaysia), Ningxia Sports Lottery Livall Cycling Team (China), KFC Cycling Team (Indonesia) and Uijeongbu Cycling Team (South Korea). Stage 1 on Sunday will cover 157.50 kms from the Liwasang Aurora at the Quezon Memorial Circle to Nueva Ecija’s capital of Palayan City, and Stage 2 will bring the cyclists from Cabanatuan City to Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, on Monday covering 157.90 kms with a climb over Dalton Pass. Tuesday’s Stage 3 is the longest at 185.20 kms from Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, to Lingayen, Pangasinan, and finally, Stage 4 will be 154.65 kms from Lingayen to Baguio City with a treacherous and back-breaking climb on Kennon Road......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 17th, 2018Related News

Former GE vice chairman vows to help Cambodia’s health sector

Former vice chairman of General Electric John G. Rice, who is a government advisor, has pledged to help build the capacity of Cambodia’s human resources, especially in the health sector. The commitment was made during a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace on Wednesday. Sry Thamrong, Minister Attached to the Prime [...] The post Former GE vice chairman vows to help Cambodia’s health sector appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: May 17th, 2018Related News

Kim Chiu’s brother now a pilot in Canada: ‘You made it!’

  Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu was all too proud as she just could not contain her happiness over the latest achievement of her brother, John Paul Yap Chiu, who is now a professional pilot in Canada.   In her Instagram post on May 17, she uploaded photos of them together, reuniting in Canada.   "Isa ka nang ganap na pilot!!! happy for you john!!! watching you do all those things that you dreamt about; before nag doubt pako kung kaya mo to live in canada away from us to study and double job on the side, congrats john you made it!!! kaya after 4 years it's about time for us to visit you! for the first time kumpleto kami," she wrote.   In a...Keep on reading: Kim Chiu’s brother now a pilot in Canada: ‘You made it!’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 17th, 2018Related News

Mother arrested for exposing daughter, other teenage girls to cyberpornography

Police arrested a motheron Wednesdayfor allegedly exposing her daughter and other teenage girls to cyberpornography in Barangay Sangat, San Fernando town, 41 kilometers south of Cebu City. Her 15-year-old daughter and two other girls were rescued past4 p.m. Although the law against human-trafficking allows the media to identify the perpetrators, Cebu Daily News has withheld the name of the suspect in this case to protect her daughter. Lawyer John Tanagho, director of the International Justice Mission Cebu Field Office, said the recent operation was the sixth against those allegedly involved in an online sexual operation in Cebu since January 2018. "This operation shows that P...Keep on reading: Mother arrested for exposing daughter, other teenage girls to cyberpornography.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 16th, 2018Related News

Ellen Adarna silent on paparazzi case

MANILA, Philippines – More than 12 hours after a case was filed against her for posting on Instagram Stories about an underaged girl, actress Ellen Adarna continues to be silent on the issue.  Instead, the actress posted a video of her giving actor John Lloyd Cruz a buzz cut. "Today's Agenda," wrote ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2018Related News

Give your teen the write edge

MANILA, Philippines – Think your teen has the potential to be the next J.K. Rowling, John Green, or Veronica Roth? Take the next step in cultivating your child’s creativity by signing him up for our teen writing workshop this summer, “Leagues and Legends: Building Guilds, Houses and Other Affiliations in Fiction”. This ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2018Related News

Ellen Adarna Would Rather Shave Heads Than Apologize to Student’s Family

It's been more than five days but Ellen Adarna still hasn't released a public apology for accusing 17-year-old student, Eleila Santos, for taking a video of her. Eleila's mother, Myra Santos, wrote in an open letter that they'll file a case against the actress if she doesn't meet the deadline. Inquirer.net reported that the family is indeed suing Ellen, but she seems unfazed by it. Do you want proof? Ellen posted a video where she's shaving John Lloyd Cruz's head, just hours after the charges became public. A post shared by Ellen Adarna (@maria.elena.adarna) on May 15, 2018 at 2:44am PDT In the past, Ellen also shared a video of her pedicure when Myra published...Keep on reading: Ellen Adarna Would Rather Shave Heads Than Apologize to Student’s Family.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 16th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Ellen Adarna shaves John Lloyd s head

Even as a lawsuit was filed against her, controversial sexy actress Ellen Adarna seems unfazed. On Instagram, she posts only her daily activities like shaving the head of her partner John Lloyd Cru.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2018Related News

Lover says Chardon asked if he could kill

John Chardon's Filipino lover claims the alleged murderer asked him if he could kill after the pair had sex for the first time. Marshall Bari Aguilor is giving evidence in the Brisbane Magistr.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2018Related News

Ellen Adarna s agenda after being sued: Shave John Lloyd Cruz

On Tuesday, after formal charges have been filed against Ellen Adarna at the Office of the City Prosecutor in Pasig City, the actress remained mum about the issue and instead, posted a video of her shaving rumored boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2018Related News

NU kicks Gilas cadets out of playoff race in Filoil

National University eliminated Gilas Pilipinas from playoff contention with an 86-81 escape in the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Tuesday night at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. John Lloyd Clemente unleashed 23 points, including the dagger basket that gave the Bulldogs an 85-79 cushion with 12.9 seconds left. Clemente also finished with seven rebounds and three assists. Clemente also got ample support with rookie John Galinato adding 20 points and three assists, while Enzo Joson tallying 14 points, seven assists, and four boards. Shaun Ildefonso also contributed 13 points and five rebounds to help NU improve to 2-3 in Group A. "We're maturing right n...Keep on reading: NU kicks Gilas cadets out of playoff race in Filoil.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 15th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Ellen Adarna shaves John Lloyd’s head

Even as a lawsuit was filed against her, controversial sexy actress Ellen Adarna seems unfazed. On Instagram, she posts only her daily activities like shaving the head of her partner John Lloyd Cruz. In a video post on Instagram, the actress assumed the role of a hairstylist and shaved Cruz' head.   Today's Agenda #thingswedoathome A post shared by Ellen Adarna (@maria.elena.adarna) on May 15, 2018 at 2:44am PDT Adarna is currently facing child abuse and cybercrime charges before the Office of the City Prosecutor in Pasig City filed by the mother of the 17-year-old girl she tagged as "paparazzo." The complainant, Myra Abo Santos, demanded a pub...Keep on reading: WATCH: Ellen Adarna shaves John Lloyd’s head.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 15th, 2018Related News

Village, Youth Polls Generally Peaceful: PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday declared the conduct of the nationwide barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections as “generally peaceful.” “The 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections had been relatively peaceful and orderly in all regions of the country as the polls closed at 3 p.m.,” Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, head […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2018Related News

Cuban culture spotlighted by Kennedy Center festival

WASHINGTON (AP) --- Renewed tensions between the U.S. and Cuba aren't stopping the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from shining a spotlight on the island's rich cultural heritage during what's being billed as the largest Cuban arts festival ever held in the United States. "Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World", which runs through May 20, showcases the work of more than 400 Cuban and Cuban-American artists across more than 50 events. The program includes the salsa band Los Van Van and other musicians, visual artists, movies, theater companies and ballerina Alicia Alonso and the Ballet Nacional de Cuba. "Cuba is a cultural powerhouse, and to present such a d...Keep on reading: Cuban culture spotlighted by Kennedy Center festival.....»»

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