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Let’s talk about begpackers and why so many netizens are angry about them

What do you think about begpackers? Let’s talk about begpackers and why so many netizens are angry about them Traveling is not a necessity, it's a luxury. Let's make that very clear. You don't need to travel no matter how many crappy minimalist Pinterest quotes out there tell you that you "have to" travel in… link: Let’s talk about begpackers and why so many netizens are angry about them.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 26th, 2019Related News

Moira Dela Torre’s ‘greatest miracle’ is having her two fathers on wedding day

Moira Dela Torre’s ‘greatest miracle’ is having her two fathers on wedding day.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 18th, 2019Related News

Sick best friend’s wife has banned her from seeing him

Dear Emily,   My male friend and I grew up very close, as did our fathers. We attended the same high school and spent summer vacations together.   Our closeness continued until college. He introduced the girls he liked to me and I told him who I thought was good for him or not.   I went abroad to study, and when I came back, he was already engaged to a girl who I thought was wrong for him. I was away again when I heard that he had a grand wedding, as the parents of the bride had many grand friends. I knew he hated that stuff.   When we saw each other again, he already had two children and was in a very wobbly marriage. He was caught fooling aro...Keep on reading: Sick best friend’s wife has banned her from seeing him.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 6th, 2019Related News

They said what? Stars’ quotable quotes in 2018

Conclusion LOS ANGELES---A joyous New Year to all of you, dear readers! We continue our recap of the quotable quotes from some of the stars we interviewed in 2018. CHARLIZE THERON I live my authentic self. I don't really compartmentalize what exactly that is. Maybe I should. When I was very young, it became very clear through some tragedies in my life that life is really short. At the end of the day when I am on my deathbed, however or whenever it happens, I am only going to have myself to hold accountable for the life that I led. RACHEL WEISZ (On her love scene with Rachel McAdams in "Disobedience") It all centered around one woman's face in close-up. Then, the oth...Keep on reading: They said what? Stars’ quotable quotes in 2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 29th, 2018Related News

Eye operation as rock opera: Led Zep plays as Pepe Smith goes under the knife

Optometrist Nella Sarabia sent me a frantic text message early in December: "Pepe is losing his sight." Pepe is Joey "Pepe" Smith, one of Pinoy Rock's founding fathers in the early '70s. Sarabia contacted me because it was I who brought Pepe to her clinic at UP Shopping Center in Diliman in 1993. Pepe had just been acquitted of drug charges after spending over a year in jail. I was comanaging his comeback in the music scene and one of the things he immediately needed was new prescription glasses, which Sarabia provided. She said Pepe went to her clinic on Dec. 4 complaining of blurred vision, and she was concerned. "After doing different lens combinations and with no e...Keep on reading: Eye operation as rock opera: Led Zep plays as Pepe Smith goes under the knife.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 29th, 2018Related News

What went right in the Philippines in 2018

By Portia Ladrido/CNNPhilippines – Our media diet is frequently filled with bad news — a tragedy, a natural disaster, or a series of disconcerting quotes from people in power. The nature of how news stories are covered and shared often center around the traditional “where it bleeds, it leads” type Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsDec 28th, 2018Related News

Serena welcomes rule change on players back from pregnancy

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Serena Williams has welcomed the extra protection given to new mothers when they return to the women's tennis tour. "It's great," the 23-time Grand Slam champion said on Thursday in quotes published by BBC Sport. "Women that are younger can go out there and have kids and not have to worry about it, and not have to wait until the twilight of their years to have children." The WTA rule changes were agreed on this month and are meant to ensure players are not penalized after they return from pregnancy or an injury that causes a long absence. The changes were prompted in part by the experiences of former No. 1 players Williams and Victoria Azarenka, both of whom returned to competition after giving birth. The WTA announced that players returning to the tour may use a special ranking for up to three years after the birth of a child, and the exemption can be used for seedings at big events. "Having gone through the experience myself really opened my eyes. Would I have done it sooner had there been different rule changes? I don't know," Williams said in Abu Dhabi ahead of an exhibition tournament where she played her sister Venus in a one-off match. "But now there is an opportunity, people don't have to ask that question." Williams was unseeded at the French Open in her first major since the birth of her daughter — despite having won the previous major she played, the 2017 Australian Open. Williams was seeded 25th at Wimbledon and 17th at the U.S. Open, and she reached the finals and lost at both of those majors......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 28th, 2018Related News

Kobe Paras: It ll be fun to face Ateneo in the Finals

Incoming Fighting Maroon Kobe Paras said that it would be fun to see the University of the Philippines and Ateneo de Manila University clash once again in the championship series of the UAAP. However, Paras then added that the Blue Eagles should open their doors, close the main thoroughfare and declare the bonfire on Saturday as a bond between the adjacent higher institutions of learning.  "Ateneo, sama mo naman kaming mga Iskolar ng Bayan. Because basketball brings us together. So why don't just have a bonfire of UP and Ateneo together? Sa lahat ng Fathers ng Ateneo, mahal ko kayo. #OneBigFight #UPFight. Sarado natin yung buong Katipunan. Throw a big party," the 21-year old said in an interview with Mico Halili on 'The Score'. Kidding aside, Paras admitted that it 'pissed him off' that he was not able to play for the Maroons this year, who made a surprise run to the UAAP Season 81 Finals. However, he says he looks forward to playing with UAAP Season 80 Mythical Five member Ricci Rivero in leading the squad perhaps back to the Finals once again, and make sure to make the Iskolar ng Bayan proud of their exploits. "I didn't really have to be a part of [the magical season]. But something inside me that people were talking about is why UP was going to the Final Four is because of me and Ricci," he shared. "Everytime people say that to me, I tell them, don't focus on me, focus on the present. Focus on Season 81. My guys really did some big things and I'm proud of them. Not have one, but Ateneo deserved the championship this year." Paras also talked about his haters and how he deals with them everyday. "You just got to live your life. Whatever you do, people are going to respond in a negative or positive way. Do something that makes you happy." See the rest of the interview below:.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 13th, 2018Related News

MILF leader hopeful of lasting peace

AL-BARKA, Basilan --- Brave men cry. The "fiercest and most dreaded" commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was driven to tears recalling his past battles and hoped for a peaceful future through a new Bangsamoro autonomous region. In an assembly at Barangay Cambug here last week, Hadji Dan Asnawi, commander of the 114th Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces, faced 2,000 fighters, both men and women, and told them: "For more than 40 years, thousands of our fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, children sacrificed their lives here. [In] this land, blood had taken more blood, so that we can stand united like this." Those who heard him were also teary-eyed. Martyrs "I ...Keep on reading: MILF leader hopeful of lasting peace.....»»

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

Mendoza, Reyes spearhead national juniors squad | Inquirer Sports

Marcryan Mendoza always wanted to be in his fathers shoes while Efren Reyes Jr. never doubted that he would transform from a mere spectator into a high-level competitor someday. The post Mendoza, Reye.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 26th, 2018Related News

Older dads kids run higher health risks at birth – study

PARIS, France – Newborns of fathers 45 and older are more likely to be underweight or wind up in intensive care, researchers reported Thursday, November 1, adding to the list of problems associated with older dads. For fathers 55 and up, infants tended to score worse in a standardized test used ........»»

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

Filipino children’s books are now talking about ‘taboo’ topics

By Anna Bueno/cnnphilippines.com – In “Dalawa ang Daddy ni Billy,” a new children’s book published by Tahanan Books for Young Readers, Billy is bullied by classmates for having two fathers. “Sabi ni Jay, sabi daw po ng nanay niya bakla daw po kayong dalawa ni Papa kaya bakla din daw Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsOct 22nd, 2018Related News

Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88

LONDON (AP) --- Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and Son," has died at 88. Galton's family said Saturday that he died Friday evening after a "long and heart-breaking battle with dementia." The London-born Galton was diagnosed with life-threatening tuberculosis as a teenager. In a sanatorium, he met another sick teen, Alan Simpson, and the pair became long-term writing partners. Manager Tessa Le Bars called them "the fathers and creators of British sitcom." Galton and Simpson wrote "Hancock's Half Hour" for popular post-war comedian Tony Hancock. Their biggest hit was "Steptoe and Son," a sitcom abo...Keep on reading: Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 7th, 2018Related News

Frequently talking with your teen about sex can encourage safe sex later in life

New United States research has found that parents who communicate often and openly with their teens about sex could be encouraging them to practice safer sex later in life. Carried out by Laura Padilla-Walker, a family life professor at Brigham Young University, the new study recruited 468 14 to 18-year-old teenagers and their mothers, plus 311 of their fathers, and followed them over a 10-year period. Although previous research has suggested that parents can be an important source of sex education for their children, Padilla-Walker explains that little is known about how this type of communication changes between parents and children over time, and how these changes may affect...Keep on reading: Frequently talking with your teen about sex can encourage safe sex later in life.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 4th, 2018Related News

Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters release

UNITED NATIONS, USA – Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, September 28, over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release. The two fathers, accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 29th, 2018Related News

‘I’m a slumdog,’ Mike Tyson says on India trip

Former boxing champion Mike Tyson declared himself a "slumdog" Friday as he made his first trip to India. The 52-year-old was in Mumbai, home to the slums that inspired Danny Boyle's 2008 hit movie Slumdog Millionaire. "The most successful fighters have come from slums. All the current top fighters are from the slums," the controversial heavyweight great told reporters. "I think the poorer you are the better boxer you are," he added. "I am a slumdog. I grew up in a slum. I had the ambition to get out of the slums and that's why I am here, Tyson said in quotes carried by the Press Trust of India news agency. Around 50 percent of Mumbai's population of 20 million live ...Keep on reading: ‘I’m a slumdog,’ Mike Tyson says on India trip.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 29th, 2018Related News

Saudi woman’s case against father stirs ‘guardianship’ debate

By Agence-France Presse A Saudi court has ruled in favour of a woman who challenged her father’s decision to not let her have a passport, reports said Thursday, stirring an online debate on the contentious male guardianship system. The conservative kingdom requires women to seek permission from male “guardians” — their fathers, husbands or other male […] The post Saudi woman’s case against father stirs ‘guardianship’ debate appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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

10 Jack Ma quotes to inspire the entrepreneur in you

10 Jack Ma quotes to inspire the entrepreneur in you.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2018Related News

From the Bay to the PH: Stephen Curry s Manila Tour

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry made good on a promise he made to Filipinos three years ago -- to return to Manila.  Stephen’s game-breaking approach to basketball has scored him legions of adoring Filipino fans and followers from all around the globe who revel in every deep 3, every slippery drive to the rim, every sneaky steal.  His popularity has transcended borders, languages and cultures, and nowhere was that more evident than in Manila. Stephen’s first day began with a more than two hour on court workout with his trainer Brandon Payne. From shooting to speed and agility drills, Curry put in off season work as he continues to prepare for the upcoming NBA season. Steph Curry early practice in Manila ! pic.twitter.com/gCYsttNQIa — DYAN CASTILLEJO (@DYANCASTILLEJO) September 7, 2018 Curry wasted no time in tasting the local cuisine, and he couldn't have started with anything better, as he tried out some halo-halo.  Curry tries halo halo pic.twitter.com/Nn6Nm6zdGE — DYAN CASTILLEJO (@DYANCASTILLEJO) September 7, 2018   A cold dessert that includes shaved ice, and various fruits such as shredded coconut, mangoes, jackfruit mixed with gelatin and milk. After touring a Jeepney, he traveled to Mall of Asia for the Under Armour Southeast Asia 3x3 Finals which saw he and his father, Dell Curry, on court for a shooting contest with other local fathers, sons and daughters. The competition was fierce but Dell and Stephen secured the win. From a press conference with journalists who came from all around Southeast Asia to cover the UA Brand House ribbon cutting to a skills competition shootout with his dad Dell, everywhere Stephen went in public, his Filipino fans followed in lockstep, fascinated by the presence of the two-time MVP and three-time World Champion. The fans weren’t the only ones awestruck - Stephen himself was blown away by the incredible landscape and cultural significance of the dense and bustling Manila.  Taking a quick tour of some city sights, Stephen then toured a Jeepney, the flamboyant WWII era truck that still can be found transporting residents throughout Manila. Curry capped off the day with a relaxing Filipino scalp massage at Titan and a visit to his shoe brand's main store. Before leaving the country, Curry dropped by the opening ceremony of UAAP season 81, where he led the legions of student-athletes in reciting the oath of sportsmanship. .@StephenCurry30 officially opens #UAAPSeason81! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/GhSKYky44j — ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) September 8, 2018 After a busy three-day visit to Manila, much is left for the MVP's Asian Tour. Curry still has scheduled visits to Japan and China, among other Asian nations. .....»»

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

Trump says Woodward s White House book a scam

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US President Donald Trump on Friday slammed veteran investigative journalist Bob Woodward's damning portrayal of the inner workings of his administration as a "scam" based on made-up quotes.  The book, combined with an incendiary unsigned article in The New York Times by a senior member of Trump's administration, has sparked yet another crisis ........»»

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