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Filipinos flood social media with jokes and memes to look on the bright side

Flash floods, tangled traffic and soggy socks are a few things that make the rainy season a miserable time for Metro Manila residents. But some budding creatives are keeping their cool and looking to the bright side by providing memes and jokes for entertainment. Memes for a rainy day As Filipinos brace for another rainy […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top4 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Most Filipinos neutral on Bangsamoro law, SWS survey says

Most Filipinos are neutral towards the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Friday. Source link link: Most Filipinos neutral on Bangsamoro law, SWS survey says.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 5 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Kuwaiti social media celebrity slammed for anti-Filipino domestic remarks

A SOCIAL media celebrity in Kuwait is under fire for comments against Filipina domestic helpers in the Gulf state. The video, which was uploaded on Facebook by Turkey’s English-language channel TRT World on Friday, has over 520,000 views. Sondos Alqattan, who is also a makeup artist, complained about Filipina domestic workers getting a day off [...] The post Kuwaiti social media celebrity slammed for anti-Filipino domestic remarks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: 10 hr. 57 min. ago Related News

DSWD Now Braces for ‘Inday’

Following the strengthening of Tropical Depression Inday into a tropical storm last Wednesday night, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to maintain its heightened alert status in preparation for any augmentation support from areas that will be affected by the weather disturbance and the Southwest Monsoon or ‘Habagat’. Field Offices (FOs) of […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News12 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

Tech leaders say killer robots would be dangerously destabilizing force in the world

The list is extensive and includes some of the most influential names in the overlapping worlds of technology, science and academia. Among them are billionaire inventor and OpenAI founder Elon Musk, Skype founder Jaan Tallinn, artificial intelligence researcher Stuart Russell, as well as the three founders of Google DeepMind ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News12 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Political scientists give budding authoritarian’ Duterte low marks

MANILA, Philippines – A panel of political science experts and professors gave President Rodrigo Duterte a score of 5 out of 10 for his first two years as the country’s chief executive. The panel of experts, led by former University of the Philippines political science ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News12 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

SSC, DOST Siquijor launch folk healing Phase 3 research

SIQUIJOR, July 20 (PIA)-Siquijor State College (SSC) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here launched recently the documentation on research on Folk Healing Practices of Siquijor Isla.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News14 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Immigration deports Fox

“Fox had denied engaging in political activities saying her missionary work involves dealing with farmers, indigenous peoples, and victims of social injustice. The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday ordered the deportation of controversial missionary nun Sister Patricia Fox citing her participation in political activities as basis. The order contained in a resolution dated July […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News22 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

FLOOD ALERT: List of flooded areas on July 20, 2018

  Heavy rainfall due to prevailing southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm "Inday" caused flooding in several areas in Metro Manila on Friday.   According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Inday has slightly strengthened Friday morning and likely to bring more rain in many parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila.   Here's a collated list of flooded areas posted by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and some local government units in their social media accounts:   Makati City   Tunnel at Barangay Magallanes -- waters subsided (as of 7:34 am) Pasong Tamo Str...Keep on reading: FLOOD ALERT: List of flooded areas on July 20, 2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 20th, 2018Related News

FAST FACTS: How Philippines first food bank works

MANILA, Philippines – The fight against hunger and food insecurity has been brought to the streets. Last May, Good Food Grocer opened its doors in Taguig, making history as the first operating food bank social franchise in the Philippines. While there have been several plans about building the ........»»

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

Zuckerberg at center of Holocaust denial controversy

MENLO PARK, USA –  Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has found himself at the center of a fresh row after saying the social network should not prohibit posts which deny the Holocaust. In a podcast interview with tech website Recode on Wednesday, July 18, Zuckerberg said that while Facebook was ........»»

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

Cops nab fugitive, thanks to his viral police station selfie

SCREENGRAB from INQUIRER.net VIDEO A fugitive man convicted of rape and whose selfie in a police station went viral on social media finally fell into the hands of policemen after years of hiding. R.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2018Related News

Solon vows expanded pension plan for seniors

A HOUSE leader vowed to expand the coverage of the social pension program for senior citizens. Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the House committee on appropriations, said that the House of Representatives will ensure that there will be enough budget for the Department of Social Welfare and….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2018Related News

Duterte still in ‘honeymoon’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte appears to be still in a honeymoon period despite a decline in surveys ratings. In fact, Duterte has managed to keep a high level of popularity in his two years in power. The just-released 2018 second quarter surveys by Social Weather Stations and Pulse Asia give a….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2018Related News

FB cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence

MENLO PARK, United States -- Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence. The new tactic being spread through the global social network was tested in Sri Lanka, which was….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2018Related News

Look good AND save the world with these unique fashion finds

Looking to score unique fashion pieces? Why not get them somewhere you're sure will make youandits makers feelgood? A lot of new businesses around the world and in the country have popped up today which do not aim for mere business growth, but rather go for something that makes a strong and lasting social impact---now, that's a trend we all welcome. Really, good for us, 'cause it means we can shop 'til we drop without any regret, knowing our money doesn't just go down the drain. You can start adding cart in these shops: Habi Footwear What initiallystarted outas a thesis requirement, partners Janine Mikaella Chiong, Bernadee Uy, and Maria Paulina Savillo turned Habi Footwea...Keep on reading: Look good AND save the world with these unique fashion finds.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 19th, 2018Related News

Dayuhang nabiktima ng kotong enforcer, sasampahan ng kaso ang Maynila?

Tila masama rin ang loob ng mag-asawa dahil tila sila pa raw ang pinalalabas na may sala ng MTPB at ng mga tao sa social media. Source link link: Dayuhang nabiktima ng 'kotong' enforcer, sasampahan ng kaso ang Maynila?.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 19th, 2018Related News

Big lizard caught inside university campus

With the rainy season come floods, and with floods come strange things popping up in strange places. Footage of a monitor lizard caught on the school grounds of the Ateneo de Manila University has gone viral on social media. Real life Lacoste caught in Ateneo #onebigbite 🐊✖️🦅 Creds to daniel aenlle for the vid pic.twitter.com/TKjCQs96em […].....»»

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

PIA-SSS partnership launched in Calabarzon

CALAMBA CITY, LAGUNA July 16 (PIA) - The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Calabarzon conducted its 1st Social Security System (SSS) Convergence Meeting at Hotel Marciano here on June 29. The meeti.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2018Related News

Federalism is better than our unitary form

Here we go again… Social Weather Stations came up with a survey that showed that only 37 percent of Filipinos support the shift to a federal system of government while only one out of four Filipinos are even aware of what federalism is......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2018Related News