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Rodel Batocabe slay ‘brains’ arrested

The alleged mastermind in the murder of Ako Bicol party-list representative Rodel Batocabe was arrested yesterday for illegal possession of firearms and explosives......»»

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UK Labour proposes MPs vote on new Brexit referendum

LONDON, United Kingdom – Britain's main opposition Labour party has proposed MPs be allowed to vote on a second referendum as part of a series of options to stop a "no deal" Brexit. A parliamentary amendment tabled late on Monday, January 21, would require ministers to allow time in the ........»»

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DFA to public: Passport data safe, secure

The Department of Foreign Affairs is reassuring the public that it remains in custody and control of passport data and has not shared the information with or allowed access by any unauthorized party. Source link link: DFA to public: 'Passport data safe, secure'.....»»

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Join the Revelry at Dinagyang Festival 2019: Get in on the fun and discover the best of Iloilo at 'GlobeDinagyang!

Hala Bira! Iloilo is ready to get its party on at the annual Dinagyang Festival. From tribal dance competitions to colorful street parties and grand fireworks displays, Dinagyang definitely lives up to its meaning (“revelry” in the Ilonggo dialect). To make it even more exciting, Globe Telecom joins in on the fun with an exciting […] The post Join the Revelry at Dinagyang Festival 2019: Get in on the fun and discover the best of Iloilo at #GlobeDinagyang! appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News21 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Campaigning and ‘politicizing’ during Pacquiao-Broner bout

The boxing match between Sen. Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner showed how sports and politics can mix after several viewers noticed the political advertisement during the bout. A Philippine party-list, Wow Pilipinas Movement, appeared as the major sponsor of the welterweight match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The party-list’s logo was on […] The post Campaigning and ‘politicizing’ during Pacquiao-Broner bout appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 21st, 2019Related News

DFA to public: Passport data safe, secure

The Department of Foreign Affairs is reassuring the public that it remains in custody and control of passport data and has not shared the information with or allowed access by any unauthorized party......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Duterte push for BOL to widen conflict in Mindanao - Sison | Inquirer News

LUCENA CITY --- Exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison on Sunday said President Rodrigo Duterte was setting the stage for a bigger conflict in Mindanao by vigorously campai.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Sison predicts ‘Yes’ vote to win in Bangsamoro plebiscite

LUCENA CITY---Despite the strong opposition against the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), top communist rebel Jose Maria Sison conceded that the proposed statute would still be ratified in the plebiscite due to President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged coercive influence. "It is highly probable that the Yes vote will win in the plebiscite on BOL because of the advantageous position of Duterte due to the suasive force and effect of martial law, control of the Comelec and putting the PNP (Philippine National Police) in charge of voting in so-called trouble spots," Sison, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder, said in a statement from Utrecht in the Netherlands Monday. He claimed...Keep on reading: Sison predicts ‘Yes’ vote to win in Bangsamoro plebiscite.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 21st, 2019Related News

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development pushed

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged more efforts to achieve new, greater progress in the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks during an inspection tour of the region from Wednesday […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Barty party on in Melbourne; Kerber out; Nadal relentless

It was like a party at Rod Laver Arena. A partisan crowd backed Ash Barty, booed Maria Sharapova and celebrated wildly when the first Australian woman in a decade reached the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Police link Northern Ireland car bomb to New IRA

DERRY, United Kingdom – Police investigating a suspected car bombing in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry said Sunday, January 20, they believe dissident republican group the New IRA to be responsible. The suspected bomb exploded at 8:10 pm on Saturday, as police were evacuating the area following a warning ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

LOOK: WOW Pilipinas party lands mat sponsorship for Pacquiao-Broner

    MANILA, Philippines – Whoever said that sports and politics don't mix? That controversial relationship was front and center as Philippine party-list group  WOW Pilipinas secured an assumed multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal to appear on the ring mat of Senator Manny Pacquiao's WBA welterweight title bout with Adrien Broner on Saturday, January 19 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Diesel costs P5 more due to TRAIN — lawmaker

The price of diesel, which is widely used in public and private transportation, is now P5.04 higher due to the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, Rep. Ariel Casilao of party-list group Anakpawis said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Top Republican urges slow U.S. pullout from Syria until ISIS truly defeated

ANKARA, Turkey – A senior Republican senator on Saturday, January 19, urged President Donald Trump to slow down the withdrawal of US ground troops from Syria until jihadists were defeated to avoid a "nightmare" for Washington's allies. "I would hope that President Trump would slow the withdrawal until we truly destroy ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2019Related News

Manggagawa party-list seeks SC relief in disqualification

Manggagawa party-list on Friday asked the Supreme Court to order the Commission on Elections to include its name in the official ballots for the midterm poll......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Singapore former gov t stalwart seeks to form new party

SINGAPORE – A former stalwart of Singapore's long-ruling government and ex-presidential candidate said Friday, January 18, he is seeking to form a new party ahead of elections expected as early as this year. Analysts said the move by Tan Cheng Bock, who almost beat the ruling party's de ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Federer marks 100th match on Rod Laver Arena with 3-set win

By John Pye, Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has played on Rod Laver Arena a hundred times and has six Australian Open crowns in his collection of 20 Grand Slam titles. The 37-year-old tennis statesman has developed a loyal following over 20 consecutive visits to the Australian Open for the season-opening major. After beating 21-year-old American Taylor Fritz 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 on Friday on the center court at Melbourne Park, and reaching the Round of 16 at a Grand Slam tournament for the 63rd time, he raised his racket to the crowd. It was not unlike what a batter scoring a century would do to acknowledge 100 at the nearby Melbourne Cricket Ground. He'll next play 20-year-oldStefanos Tsitsipas, who draws a big, vocal crowd to Melbourne Park. "I think I wanted to get out of the blocks quickly. I knew of the threat of Taylor," Federer said. "I think I had extra focus today." Tsitsipas had a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over Nikoloz Basilashvili earlier on Margaret Court Arena to become the first Greek man to reach the fourth round at multiple majors. He reached the same round at Wimbledon last year. Big sections of Greeks sang songs and waved the blue and white flag and scarves in the crowd. Melbourne has the highest concentration of Greek people of any city outside of Greece, and is getting a lot of attention. "I'm delighted," he said. "I feel so comfortable. I feel like playing at home. "It's exciting to have such an atmosphere. I never get to play with so many Greek people supporting me ... and, and, and, Australians!" While rain prevented early play on outside courts at Melbourne Park for the first 2 ½ hours of Day 5, matches went ahead on the show courts. At one stage, Greek fans had to split their time between the adjoining Rod Laver and Margaret Court Arenas. There was no split loyalties on Rod Laver, where local favorite Ash Barty became the first player through to the fourth round a 7-5, 6-1 win over Maria Sakkari. It was first time a Greek man and woman have advanced to the third round at the same Grand Slam tournament since 1936. Barty continued the so-called "Barty Party" by ending Sakkari's run, and will play either former champion Maria Sharapova or defending champion Caroline Wozniacki in the next round. In the only other completed match by early afternoon, 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych beat No. 18-seeded Diego Schwartzman 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Berdych, who has reached the quarterfinals or better in seven of his previous eight trips to Melbourne Park, will meet either 2009 champion Rafael Nadal or local favorite Alex de Minaur in the next round......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Amended terrorist petition against CPP-NPA a “legal fiction” – NDFP

The chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) today, Jan. 18 called the amended petition to proscribe the Communist Party of the Philippine and the New People’s Army as terrorist organizations as “a piece of legal fiction with dire consequences for the people.”.....»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Solon urges study on Hanjin options

Malacañang should constitute a Cabinet-level committee that will look into “all available options” to quickly revive the now-idle Subic shipyard of bankrupt Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines Inc., the party-list group ACTS-OFW said Thursday. “Our biggest concern now is how to rescue the shipyard’s 10,800 Filipino workers, including the 7,000 laid off in December,” […].....»»

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