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Rappler CEO receives Knight International Award

Photo from rappler.comRAPPLER FOUNDER and executive editor Maria Ressa received the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)'s 2018 Knight International Journalism Award on November 9 in.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News22 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Rappler CEO receives Knight International Award

Photo from rappler.comRAPPLER FOUNDER and executive editor Maria Ressa received the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)'s 2018 Knight International Journalism Award on November 9 in.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2018Related News

Arrested drug pusher in Albay yields P680K worth of shabu

  LEGAZPI CITY -- Anti-drug drug operatives seized some P680,000 worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) from an alleged illegal drug pusher who was arrested in Daraga, Albay early Wednesday, police said. Police said Jed Lolo, 35, married of Barangay Sagpon, Daraga, was nabbed by joint elements of the Daraga police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) after selling suspected shabu to an undercover police officer in front of the Barangay Hall in Purok 3, Barangay Binitayan at around 3:30 a.m. Bicol police spokesperson Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib said Lolo yielded a plastic sachet containing 100 grams of suspected shabu with a street value of P680,000. ...Keep on reading: Arrested drug pusher in Albay yields P680K worth of shabu.....»»

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

DOJ indicts Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings Co. for tax evasion

CMFR/PHILIPPINES — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has found probable cause to charge Rappler Holdings Corporation (RHC) with tax evasion over the sale of its Philippine Depositary Receipts (.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2018Related News

DOJ indicts Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings Co. for tax evasion

CMFR/PHILIPPINES — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has found probable cause to charge Rappler Holdings Corporation (RHC) with tax evasion over the sale of its Philippine Depositary Receipts (.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2018Related News

‘No more revising history,’says historian on Imelda Marcos conviction

Even if ex-first lady Imelda Marcos wasn't jailed for graft, her conviction meant she or her family could no longer revise history, a historian said on Friday.   Maria Serena Diokno, former National Historical Commission of the Philippines chair, said she considered Imelda's conviction as just a "tiny speck" in what the Marcos family had to pay for abuses committed during their more than 20-year reign in the country.   Diokno, daughter of the late senator and human rights stalwart Jose Diokno, said she, too, didn't believe Imelda would be sent to jail.   "Even if she doesn't end up in jail, she will not be able to escape this fact --- today, it has been c...Keep on reading: ‘No more revising history,’says historian on Imelda Marcos conviction.....»»

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

Japan, ADB to fund 147-km rail project

The economic team has consolidated three big-ticket railway projects into one massive P777.6-billion project stretching from the Clark Freeport Zone up north to Calamba, Laguna, down south.   The North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) System, approved by the interagency Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee last Tuesday, raised the total project cost from P440.9 billion previously, to be co-financed by loans from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) and the Manila-based multilateral lender Asian Development Bank (ADB).   Finance Assistant Secretary Maria Edita Z. Tan told the Inquirer last Thursday that Jica would finance the actual construct...Keep on reading: Japan, ADB to fund 147-km rail project.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 10th, 2018Related News

DOJ indicts Rappler for tax evasion

The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday said there is probable cause to indict Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC), its president Maria Ressa and its public accountant for an alleged P108.4-million tax evasion case......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

DOJ indicts Rappler on tax evasion charges 

The Department of Justice found probably cause to indict Rappler Holdings Corporation —  the holding company of Philippine news site Rappler — its President Maria Ressa, and its independent Certified Public Accountant Noel A Baladiang, on tax evasion charges......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Philippines almost wins Miss International 2018

Miss Philippines Maria Ahtisa Manalo almost made it to give the country its seventh Miss International title after she finished first runner-up in the competition held at Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan on November 9......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Maria Ressa receives journalism award, appeals to tech giants, government officials

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa received the 2018 Knight International Journalism Award  on Friday morning, November 9 (Manila time) in Washington, DC, for Rappler's innovation and exposés on corruption despite the obstacles thrown its way. Ressa joined 3 other awardees during the annual ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Lucena s first bishop now a step closer to sainthood

MANILA, Philippines – The first bishop of Lucena, Alfredo Maria Obviar, is now a step closer to sainthood after Pope Francis recognized his heroic virtues, the Vatican announced on Thursday, November 8. Obviar is now "venerable" – which means he is two steps away from being declared ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2018Related News

2 Quezon City cops arrested in another sex-for-freedom case

MANILA, Philippines – Cops arrested two fellow policemen for asking sexual favors from a female gambling suspect, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said in a report on Wednesday, November 7. How did it happen? It began with cops arresting an alias Maria on Saturday evening, November 2, for allegedly violating ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 7th, 2018Related News

NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar confronts two police officers from QCPD Novaliches Police Station – Manila Video

The NCRPO appears to have hit another snag as Director Guillermo Eleazar confronts two police officers from QCPD Novaliches Police Station (PS-4) who were accused of raping and sexually abusing a woman whose live-in partner was arrested for illegal gambling. The victim, alias Maria, said the incident happened inside a police mobile over the weekend.… link: NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar confronts two police officers from QCPD Novaliches Police Station – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Nov 7th, 2018Related News

Baguio school says mandatory pregnancy tests meant to protect students

BAGUIO, Philippines – Pines City Colleges (PCC), one of Baguio’s top schools of nursing and allied courses, is requiring students to take pregnancy tests before they are allowed to enroll. A letter signed by PCC vice president for administration Maria Regina Prats and school physician Dr Aurelia Navarro last October 25 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 6th, 2018Related News

Smart LTE network coverage on track to be 90% by yearend

SMART Communications, Inc. is on track to have long-term evolution (LTE) coverage for wireless data services in over 90% of the country’s towns and cities by the end of the year, according to Smart Public Affairs Visayas-Mindanao head Maria Jane C. Paredes......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsNov 6th, 2018Related News

Trusted houseboy nabbed for killing, robbing employer

In less than 48 hours, the Quezon City police arrested a houseboy accused of killing and robbing his employer on All Souls' Day. During questioning on Sunday, Donato Dollente, 51, confessed to killing Maria Joy Rima Maskario, a 55-year-old accountant. Her body was found in her apartment in Barangay Pasong Tamo on Nov. 3. Dollente had been working as an all-around helper and utility man for the Maskario family for over a decade, the victim's elder brother, Edgar, told reporters on Monday. He would report for work whenever a family member called him. Speaking to reporters, the suspect expressed regret for what he did, but claimed that he did not plan to rob and kill Maskari...Keep on reading: Trusted houseboy nabbed for killing, robbing employer.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 5th, 2018Related News

TIPDAS OUTBREAK: PHO seeks ‘herd-immunity’ vs. measles

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) is aiming herd-immunity protection against measles or “tipdas” after 18 confirmed cases were recorded from Jan 1 to Oct 6, 2018. Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, Provincial Health Officer I, said the province is supposed to be free of measles already. “Dapat wala  ta iya measles kay […] The post TIPDAS OUTBREAK: PHO seeks ‘herd-immunity’ vs. measles appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 5th, 2018Related News

TOFA honors ‘heroes among us’

  NEW YORK -- Greatness and gratefulness came together one soggy Saturday in October when 16 individuals were honored The Outstanding Filipinos in America(TOFA) in celebration of Filipino American History Month. "A thriving community of Filipino Americans adds to the quality of life here in New York State and across our nation," said Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his message. "They have earned distinction and well-deserved praise from a grateful community." A "sharing of triumphs" echoed founder Elton Lugay of the awards night, as the awardees gave heartfelt thanks to their families. Housing Commissioner Maria Torres Springer (Women Empowerment) and Leonora Galleros (Courage ...Keep on reading: TOFA honors ‘heroes among us’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 2nd, 2018Related News

Farmers told to be wary of leptospirosis

By: Gail T. Momblan WORKING in rice paddies means regular contact with water, thus the Provincial Health Office (PHO) cautioned Ilonggo farmers of the risk of contracting leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is caused by the Leptospira bacteria, which is spread by rats as the main host, said Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon of the PHO. The bacteria enter humans through open […] The post Farmers told to be wary of leptospirosis appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 1st, 2018Related News