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DPWH urged to release list of recipients of right-of-way payments

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has been urged to release the list of recipients of right-of-way (ROW) payments and the properties acquired by the government to ensure transparency. This was the call of Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel on Sunday after the DPWH received a P27.5-billion ROW payments budget for 2019. "To ensure absolute transparency and greater accountability, we would urge the DPWH to henceforth post on its website the list of payees, the amounts paid and the properties acquired to pave the way for the construction of new roads, flyovers, and bridges," Pimentel said in a statement. Despite this, Pimentel noted that the multi-billion peso bud...Keep on reading: DPWH urged to release list of recipients of right-of-way payments.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 9 hr. 9 min. ago Related News

Floyd-Khabib fight crashes

Don’t pay attention to it LOS ANGELES — Floyd Mayweather has not contacted Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) about a boxing match with Khabib Nurmagomedov despite both sides hyping the prospect, UFC president Dana White told ESPN in a website posting Friday. “Don’t pay attention to it,” White said. “The Mayweather team has not approached us […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News13 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Ignore Mayweather-Khabib talk, says UFC boss

    LOS ANGELES, USA – Floyd Mayweather has not contacted UFC about a boxing match with Khabib Nurmagomedov despite both sides hyping the prospect, UFC president Dana White told ESPN in a website posting Friday, October 19. "Don't pay attention to it," White said. "The Mayweather team has not approached us at ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2018Related News

Mayweather says Khabib fight will happen

    LOS ANGELES, USA – Former world welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather insisted Wednesday, October 17, he plans to fight mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian's victory over Conor McGregor. In comments to the TMZ Sports website, Mayweather was adamant that a fight with Nurmagomedov was "happening" ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2018Related News

Portal use may affect ads you get on Facebook-owned services

MANILA, Philippines – Facebook's Portal video-calling devices will not have ads on it, but using the new device could potentially affect what ads you see on other Facebook-owned services, the company explained to tech news website Recode on Tuesday, October 16 (October 17, Manila time). Last October 8, Facebook said none ........»»

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

LOOK: Fake news on Robredo, Drilon and Boracay

The Agence France Presse (AFP) has alerted the public on fake information on Senator Franklin Drilon and Vice President Leni Robredo being circulated on the Internet.   A website claimed that Drilon was killed in an ambush at Iloilo City but AFP denied the report, saying it was Sudipen, La Union Mayor Alexander Buquing, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen last Oct. 1.   Jeeno Arellano, the senator's media officer, reported to AFP last Oct. 10 to deny the report, noting that Drilon was in his office at the Senate.   Iloilo City Police Senior Superintendent Martin Echavez confirmed to AFP that there were no incident reports of Drilon being ambushed. ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Fake news on Robredo, Drilon and Boracay.....»»

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

YouTube back up after outage of around 2 hours

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – YouTube is back up after suffering a major outage that lasted about 2 hours on Wednesday morning, October 17, Manila time. Reports on the website Downdetector saw a spike at around 9 am, with about 2,237 reports. Over the hour, the reports came from many parts ........»»

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

Apple releases PH prices for iPhone XS, XS Max, XR

MANILA, Philippines – Apple has released on their website the prices for their 2018 iPhones , the XS, XS Max, and the XR. The XS starts at P67,990; the XS Max at P74,990; and the XR at P50,990. All phones start with the 64GB variant. (READ:  iPhones now dual-sim capable with the XS and XS Max ) The XR, the ........»»

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

Man eats pizza every day for more than 30 years

One man from New Jersey has eaten pizza on a daily basis since his childhood. Mike Roman, 41, bared his pizza obsession on Thomas La Vecchia's podcast "New Theory," as per a NorthJersey.com report. La Vecchia runs a website of the same name. La Vecchia learned of Roman's odd diet when they met 10 years ago at a pizza shop. Roman revealed that he was a picky eater and his mother tried to curb his pizza preference by letting him only eat it for dinner. But for lunch, he had some variety: a peanut butter sandwich every day. Sometimes, he would even have peanut butter on toast or crackers. When he began working, he would have pizza for both lunch and dinner for about 10 years. He has si...Keep on reading: Man eats pizza every day for more than 30 years.....»»

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

At last, 2 bettors hit UltraLotto 6/58 jackpot of P1.18 billion

Two bettors finally bagged the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office UltraLotto 6/58 jackpot on Sunday night's draw. According to PCSO, two bettors guessed the winning combination of 40-50-37-25-01-45 with a jackpot of P1,180,622,508. Meanwhile, 100 bettors nearly hit the jackpot when they only five correct numbers from the winning combination, earning them P169,930 each, according to draw results released by PCSO. According to the PCSO website, bettors who get five numbers can win as much as P280,000, but the prize can vary depending on "the total sales generated and the number of winners on the particular draw." The UltraLotto 6/58 jackpot, based on PCSO draw results, h...Keep on reading: At last, 2 bettors hit UltraLotto 6/58 jackpot of P1.18 billion.....»»

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

SWS warns public of fake survey on Leni s mental health

In a statement posted on its website on Wednesday, SWS branded as 'fake news' the article published in the website Daily Readers claiming that 45 percent of Filipinos believe that Robredo.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

Lionel Messi to star in Cirque du Soleil show

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi's stellar career will be the subject of a new Cirque du Soleil show next year, the five-time world player of the year said Wednesday. "I am proud to announce the creation of a new Cirque du Soleil show in 2019 based on the story of my life and passion for football," said Messi, whose Instagram feed showed him clad in a T-shirt of the Canadian troupe famed for their extravagant shows. Messi had Monday posted a video of himself wearing the shirt and juggling what appeared to be a red clown nose. Cirque du Soleil said on their website that they were thrilled to confirm the link-up with Messi, 31. "The show will draw its inspiration f...Keep on reading: Lionel Messi to star in Cirque du Soleil show.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 11th, 2018Related News

COCs can be downloaded from Comelec website

To speed up the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the May 2019 elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday announced that forms can be downloaded from its website......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2018Related News

COCs can be downloaded from Comelec website

To speed up the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the May 2019 elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday announced that forms can be downloaded from its website......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2018Related News

Cebu Pacific receives highest ranking for safety

AIRLINERATINGS.COM, one of the world’s leading one-stop airline safety and product rating review website, has given Cebu Pacific Air the highest 7-star safety ranking.   After careful evaluation and feedback from the airline and aviation industry, AirlineRatings.com has upgraded its seven-star safety rating system to give more importance to IOSA and this move elevated Cebu […] The post Cebu Pacific receives highest ranking for safety appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsOct 8th, 2018Related News

PRIB: Transcript of Interview of Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III

October 8, 2018. On Senator JV Ejercito joining the NPC Q: Si Sen. JV daw bukas manunumpa na? Dito raw gagawin? SP Sotto: Yes, dito gagawin. Q: Si Mocha po kasama? Bakit nakipag-meeting sa inyo? SP Sotto: She is having a documentary which she will use in her website. She interviewed me about the… Source… link: PRIB: Transcript of Interview of Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Oct 8th, 2018Related News

AirlineRatings.com gives Cebu Pacific highest safety ranking

AirlineRatings.com, one of the world’s leading one-stop airline safety and product rating review website, has given Cebu Pacific Air the highest 7-star safety ranking. After careful evaluation and feedback from the airline and aviation industry, AirlineRatings.com upgraded its seven-star safety rating system to give more importance to IOSA, thus elevating Cebu Pacific up to 7-stars – the highest ranking......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 8th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Jr. NBA PH 2018 All-Stars get special send-off

Jr. NBA PH press release Oct. 8, 2018, Gatorade Hoops Center – Sixteen Jr. NBA All-Stars of the Jr. NBA Philippines 2018 presented by Alaska got a special send-off this year from Alaska Milk the day before they left for their NBA Experience Trip to Shanghai, China. The eight boys and eight girls who topped the Jr. NBA National Training Camp last May underwent a basketball clinic conducted by NBA Legend Cherokee Parks and WNBA player Alana Beard, with US Ambassador Sung Kim in attendance. The All-Stars will play against counterpart Jr NBA All Stars from Vietnam, India, Thailand, Singapore and Jakarta during the trip, do city tours and watch an official preseason NBA game live between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks. They will be accompanied by Coaches of the Year Tata Belangel and Hazell Yambot. Above, L -R are: 1st row): Prince Ray Alao, Christian Joi Mesias, Nathan Jan Jundana, Kim Aaron Tamayo, Ethan Rod Alian, Seven Gagate, John Lester Amagan, Manuel Luis Antonio Pablo 2nd row): E-Cow, Marielle Vigno, Madelyn Flores, Christine Nichole Venterez, NBA Global Partnerships Director Mae Dichupa, Gin Kayla Huelar, Aishe Mae Solis, Amber Esquivel, Kyla Mataga, Pauline Angelique Valle, Jr. WNBA Coach of the Year Hazel Yambot 3rd row): Jr. NBA Coach of the Year Mark Belangel, Alaska Power Camp Head Coach Jeffery Cariaso, Alaska Milk Corporation Sports Development Head Richard Bachmann, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, former NBA player Cherokee Parks, 4-time WNBA All-Star and Los Angeles Sparks Guard/Forward Alana Beard Fans can follow Jr. NBA at the official website www.jrnba.asia and Facebook at www.facebook.com/JrNBAAsia to learn more about the program as well as how to join and become a Jr. NBA All-Star in 2018. To learn more about Alaska Milk Corporation, visit www.alaskamilk.com and www.playph.com......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 8th, 2018Related News

Lochte seeks treatment for alcoholism

LOS ANGELES, United States – Six-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction, his lawyer told US media. Attorney Jeff Ostrow told celebrity website TMZ on Friday that Lochte was pursuing treatment and remained hopeful of qualifying to swim in a fifth Olympics at Tokyo in 2020. “Ryan knows that conquering […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2018Related News

Making friends outside social media

I laughed so hard when I saw this material from a humor website. The title is: “Making Friends Outside Facebook.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 6th, 2018Related News