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Italian director Vittorio Taviani, 88

ROME — Celebrated Italian director Vittorio Taviani, who made more than 20 films alongside his brother Paolo, has died aged 88, his family said on Sunday. The pair worked together for more than half a century producing some of the most famous films of post-War Italian cinema, including Padre Padrone, which took top honors at […] The post Italian director Vittorio Taviani, 88 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceApr 16th, 2018Related News

Bar Exam 2017 results out on April 26

MANILA, Philippines – The results of the 2017 Bar Examinations will be released on April 26, the Supreme Court (SC) announced on Thursday, April 12. Following tradition, the names will be flashed on a large screen at the SC grounds in Padre Faura, Manila. Justices will hold ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 12th, 2018Related News

Vote recount in VP race starts April 2

The challenge to Vice President Leni Robredo's tight victory over former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the 2016 elections will be settled in a gymnasium. The Supreme Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has finished converting its sports gym into a makeshift revision hall where the manual recount of votes for the vice presidential race will take place starting April 2. Members of the PET ad hoc committee on Tuesday conducted a media tour of the gym on the fifth floor of the tribunal's parking building on Padre Faura Street in Manila. It will be a first for the PET, the body created by the 1987 Constitution to tackle electoral protests in the presidentia...Keep on reading: Vote recount in VP race starts April 2.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 28th, 2018Related News

A mystical place where the leaves ‘talk’

During Holy Week, there are several mystical and holy places in the Philippines people go to. The most popular, at least for Luzon residents, are Mt. Banahaw and Mt. San Cristobal in Dolores, Quezon. As many as 500,000 used to flock to the mountain during Lent, leaving tons of garbage. To save the sacred mountain from total destruction, the government closed it to the public and regulated the entry of large groups of people. Other well-known places of religious worship and contemplation include Quiapo Church, home of the Black Nazarene; the shrines of St. Padre Pio in Libis, Quezon City and Sto. Tomas, Batangas; Manaoag Church in Pangasinan; and Siquijor Island near Dumaguete in th...Keep on reading: A mystical place where the leaves ‘talk’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 26th, 2018Related News

PADRE PIO, DEVIL’S ADVERSARY | Pope pays tribute to mystic monk who wrestled with demons

Many people said Pio knew what they were about to confess. He is said to have told then-bishop Karol Wojytla of Poland in the mid-1960s that he would become pope. Wojtyla became Pope John Paul in 1978 and in 2002 declared Pio a saint. Padre Pio’s biographers say he wrestled with the Devil regularly in his cell in a small monastery that is now the centerpiece of a sprawling complex visited by a million pilgrims a year......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopMar 18th, 2018Related News

It’s time to let go, 5 groups tell Chief Justice

A group of judges and four court employees' organizations on Monday called on Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to make a "sacrifice" to restore peace and order in the judiciary by resigning immediately, a plea she strongly rejected. Some 300 court workers, most of them wearing red shirts to show their disapproval of Sereno, listened as Erwin Oscon, president of the Supreme Court Employees Association (SCEA), read a joint statement after the flag-raising ceremony at the Supreme Court on Padre Faura Street, Manila. "It is time to let go. Please let the judiciary move on," said the statement signed by the 1,200-strong Philippine Judges Association (PJA), SCEA, Supreme Court Asse...Keep on reading: It’s time to let go, 5 groups tell Chief Justice.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 13th, 2018Related News

11 individuals nabbed for illegal drug possession in Quezon City

ELEVEN drug suspects were arrested in separate operations in Quezon City on Sunday, police said. Khayl Pica, Jay Ablay, and Rogie Padre were arrested during an anti-criminality patrol at Don Manuel St. Barangay Apolonio Samson at 1 a.m. Station Drug Enforcement Unit operatives confiscated three sachets of “shabu” from the suspects. Meanwhile, five sachets of [...] The post 11 individuals nabbed for illegal drug possession in Quezon City appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMar 11th, 2018Related News

Ang, Si rule PHA Sorsogon

ANGEO Ang ruled the Young Birds category and Johnson Si topped the Old Birds class in the third leg of the 2018 Philippine Homing Pigeon Association (PHA) South Series in Sorsogon last Feb. 11. Ang and PHA-17-1704340 -- a blue bar hen out of Nelson Chua Line X Chris Padre….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

Bogus cop nabbed for not wearing helmet, carrying unlicensed gun

A motorcycle-riding man was supposed to be just flagged down for not wearing a helmet but his violation took another turn after he introduced himself as a policeman.   Members of Las Pias police community precinct 1 (PCP-1) were conducting Oplan Sita when Archimedes Martinez, 46, passed by their checkpoint on Padre Diego Cera Avenue in Barangay Manuyo Dos around9:30 a.m.Tuesday.   Case investigator SPO1 Gilbert Curaza said that instead of a helmet, Martinez was wearing a police field cap.   When he was accosted, Martinez introduced himself as a "police officer" of the Philippine National Police Academy Class of 1996.   Curaza said he also f...Keep on reading: Bogus cop nabbed for not wearing helmet, carrying unlicensed gun.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 23rd, 2018Related News

LIVE: 2018 Feast of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo

Bookmark this page to watch live Nazareno events as they happen MANILA, Philippines – Millions of devotees of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno pledge to participate in the procession starting at Quirino Grandstand to Quiapo Church every year, hoping for miracles or thankful for them. The Black Nazarene statue, crowned with thorns ........»»

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

600 kilos dog meat intercepted in Batangas

Padre Garcia, Batangas: More than 600 kilograms of dog meat loaded in a black Ford Ranger were intercepted in an operation in Barangay Quilo-Quilo here on Thursday night. Senior Insp. Renfredo Dacalos, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group deputy provincial officer in Batangas, said they conducted the operation after receiving a report from Animal Kingdom Foundation… link: 600 kilos dog meat intercepted in Batangas.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 7th, 2018Related News

600 kilos of dog meat intercepted in Batangas

BATANGAS, Philippines — More than 600 kilograms of dog meat were intercepted by authorities in an operation in the town of Padre Garcia in Batangas last Janu.....»»

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

600 kilos of dog meat intercepted in Batangas

BATANGAS, Philippines — More than 600 kilograms of dog meat were intercepted by authorities in an operation in the town of Padre Garcia in Batangas on Thursday, January 4. Senior Inspector Renfredo Dacalos, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Batangas Deputy Provincial Officer, said the meat were loaded in a ........»»

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

LOOK: Procession route for Nazareno 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Organizers of this year's Feast of the Black Nazarene announced a slight change in the Nazareno procession route for Tuesday, January 9. The change will involve a "counterflow" at Padre Burgos Avenue, Manila, so that the procession, called the Traslacion, can avoid Lagusnilad Bridge. Father Marvin ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 3rd, 2018Related News

Schedule of 2018 activities of Feast of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo

MANILA, Philippines – As the year opens, Black Nazarene devotees prepare for the upcoming Traslacion on January 9, 2018. Millions of devotees of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno pledge to participate in the procession starting at Quirino Grandstand to Quiapo Church every year, hoping for miracles or thankful for them. Last ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 1st, 2018Related News

SC to hold memorial service for Justice Justo Torres Jr.

The Supreme Court (SC) will hold a memorial service for the late Associate Justice Justo Torres Jr. on Thursday, Dec. 28, at the tribunal's building in Padre Faura, Manila.   Torres, the 138th magistrate of the country's highest judicial body, passed away at the age of 90 on Dec. 26.   The SC Public Information Office said the memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the tribunal's session hall.   A former associate justice of the Court of Appeals, Torres was the 11th justice appointed to the high court by former President Fidel Ramos, serving from March 11, 1996, until he reached the mandatory retirement age of 70 on Nov. 1, 1997.   After...Keep on reading: SC to hold memorial service for Justice Justo Torres Jr......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 28th, 2017Related News

Buy-and-sell agent held for guns, ammo

CAMP Gen. Malvar, Batangas -- A 50-year-old sales agent was nabbed by policemen for possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition in Bgy. Banay-Banay, Padre Garcia, Batangas Police PIO head Insp. Hazel p. Luma-ang said on Tuesday. Acting Batangas police director Senior Supt. Alden Bacarra Delvo identified the suspect as Noli….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsNov 22nd, 2017Related News

Anti-Trump rally leaves 26 hurt

A rally against US President Donald Trump in Manila on Monday ended in a clash, leaving 20 protesters and six policemen injured. A shoving match turned into a scuffle when members of militant groups tried to push past the police barricade at the corner of Padre Faura Street and Taft Avenue around 11 a.m. Firemen deployed at the area trained their water hoses on the demonstrators who backed off. Protesters called the activity their "biggest rally" yet against Trump, who is in the country to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit. Carrying placards that read "Trump Go Home" and "Ban Trump #1 Terrorist," the demonstrators also burned an effigy of Trump...Keep on reading: Anti-Trump rally leaves 26 hurt.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 13th, 2017Related News

Asean Summit protesters, cops clash

MILITANTS and anti-riot policemen clashed during a rally on the first day of the 31st Association of Southeast  Asian Nations (Asean) Summit on Monday. Water cannons were used against the protesters who tried to get past the phalanx of lawmen in Manila. In a live feed of the protest along Padre Faura, members of the [...] The post Asean Summit protesters, cops clash appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Nov 13th, 2017Related News

Pinoy Aquaman’ first to cross Limasawa Island to Padre Burgos

PADRE BURGOS, Southern Leyte (MindaNews / 19 March) &'8212; — Endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine did another first by crossing the 10.4 &'' kilometer stretch of the Canigao Channel from Limasawa to this town Sunday. The 40-year-old triathlete lawyer from Surigao City crossed the historic island from the shores of San Bernardo village in [&'].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsMar 20th, 2017Related News