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Liam Neeson on a Vengeance Spree Against Influential Drug Cartel in “Cold Pursuit”

Vengeance knows no boundaries, Liam Neeson’s latest action thriller “Cold Pursuit” bleeds the drug cartel dry as the man known with a unique set of skills takes on the role of Nels Coxman, a snowplough driver whose only son was murdered by a powerful drug cartel in their town. This twisted revenge story swirls around […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

Come in your Gaupo

  This Sunday's "Entwine 2019 Face-Off Bridal Edition" will have a bittersweet side story, as the show, presented by Inquirer Lifestyle and Seda Vertis North, pays tribute to the late Cesar Gaupo.   Gaupo was set to be one of the featured designers of "Entwine," but he died in his sleep on Jan. 19. The night before, he hosted a birthday party for his closest friends and family. He turned 72 on Jan. 6.   His death left the Philippine fashion industry in shock. (See "Did Cesar Gaupo have premonition of his death?", 01/23/19; "Love kita, Cesar," 01/27/19)   Instead of the bridalwear he promised Lifestyle editor Thelma San Juan for the show---"Of ...Keep on reading: Come in your Gaupo.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2019Related News

7-Eleven riders to join Thailand race

7-Eleven riders to join Thailand race.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

Mark Abelardo eager to show Filipino fighting spirit in latest ONE assignment - Inquirer Sports

Mark Abelardo eager to show Filipino fighting spirit in latest ONE assignment INQUIRER.net Thailand-based Mark Abelardo is eager to show the Filipino warrior in him against Daichi Takenaka of Japan i.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

Philippines: Rappler journalist Maria Ressa arrested for libel - Philippines News

Philippines: Rappler journalist Maria Ressa arrested for libel Al Jazeera English The case, under a controversial law penalising online libel, stems from a news story published before law was passed......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

Recent trailers of upcoming 2019 Disney releases you might have missed

Walt Disney released a number of trailers of upcoming movies early year, including new ones from Marvel Studios. Disney’s consecutive release of teasers got its, including those from the Philippines, stoked for much-awaited sequels and remakes. Toy Story 4 The much-celebrated “Toy Story” franchise will have its third sequel after nearly nine years since the […] The post Recent trailers of upcoming 2019 Disney releases you might have missed appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Wars hit Berlin filmfest as Netflix lesbian drama premieres

BERLIN, Germany – The first Netflix movie in competition at the Berlin film festival, telling the extraordinary true story of a gay marriage in Spain a century ago, premiered Wednesday, February 13 amid a protest by German cinema operators. One of Spain's most acclaimed directors, Isabel ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Thai court to hear case against party behind princess political bid

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand's constitutional court on Thursday, February 14, said it would hear a case to dissolve the party which proposed a princess for prime minister, an ill-fated candidacy which threatens to sink the election strategy of the powerful Shinawatra clan. The Thai Raksa Chart party nominated Princess Ubolratana for premier ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Teen who joined IS seeks home

LONDON — A pregnant British teenager who ran away from Britain to join Islamic State extremists in Syria four years ago has said she wants to come back to London, but her path home is not clear. Shamima Begum told The Times newspaper in a story published Thursday that she is nine months pregnant and […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Yap to the rescue - Inquirer Sports

James Yap hit the big shots during the biggest moments on Wednesday night, lifting Rain or Shine to a nail-biting 75-74 over Magnolia to remain in the lead in the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations at Ma.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: Politically motivated arrest of Philippine Journalist

On Wednesday, Philippine National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Maria Ressa, the founding editor of news website Rappler, in the latest assault on media freedom by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. The arrest follows a libel case filed against Ressa under the cybercrimes law for a story the website published in 2012......»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

NU appoints new commissioner for UAAP Season 81 Volleyball

The Volleyball Tournament of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines has a new Commissioner for Season 81. Host school National University has appointed international referee Yul Benosa as this year’s commissioner for the men’s and women’s volleyball wars, which begins on Saturday, February 16 at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. An international volleyball referee since 2009, Benosa has officiated various tournaments such as the Asian Men’s Club Championships held in Manila in 2014 and the ASEAN University Games in Singapore in 2016. The Sison, Pangasinan native knows the collegiate volleyball games circuit as well because he has been the UAAP’s chief referee from 2008 to 2018. Besides officiating the highest level of collegiate volleyball in the country, Benosa has been serving as Assistant Tournament Manager of the Palarong Pambansa Volleyball Tournaments since 2012. He is also a coaching clinician and volleyball event organizer for the Philippine Volleyball Federation and teaches senior high at the Pasay City North High School-Tramo Campus. Benosa holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education Major in Physical Education, Health and Music from the University of Santo Tomas. He was a student athlete in college who helped capture three UAAP Men’s Volleyball titles for his school from 1989 to 1991. As an athlete, he represented the country as RP Youth Team Captain in Kanchanaburi Thailand in 1992 as member of the National Men’s Senior Volleyball Team in Fukuoka, Japan in 1993 and the National Beach Volleyball Competition in Yokohama, Japan in 1993 before moving on to coaching and officiating. His volleyball career began as a high school junior at Pasay City West High School when he was selected to the RP Youth Volleyball Team that competed in Australia in 1987. Mr. Benosa brings this wealth of volleyball playing and technical experience to the Season 81 volleyball tournament.    .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

French Spider-Man arrested after scaling 43-story building in Manila

'French Spider-Man' arrested after scaling 43-story building in Manila Atlanta Journal Constitution The French Spider-Man scaled another skyscraper Tuesday, but Philippine authorities were no.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Yap to the rescue

  James Yap hit the big shots during the biggest moments on Wednesday night, lifting Rain or Shine to a nail-biting 75-74 over Magnolia to remain in the lead in the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations at Mall of Asia Arena.   The former two-time MVP while playing, interestingly, for the Purefoods franchise, hit 11 points in the fourth, including the game-winning three-point play with 2.5 seconds left that lifted the Elasto Painters to their fifth straight win in a 7-1 record.   That more or less meant a seat in the quarterfinals for the Painters, who have played the most games before the tournament goes on a much-needed break.   The loss was the t...Keep on reading: Yap to the rescue.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 14th, 2019Related News

Rebels use ‘love ploy’ to recruit youngsters – Army

AT 15 years old, Regin (real name withheld) thought that she found her forever in Noel (also not his real name). Just like any other suitor, Noel wooed her until they went dating. But unlike any other love story, the man did not bring Regine to his parents. Instead, Noel brought her to the mountains […] The post Rebels use ‘love ploy’ to recruit youngsters – Army appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2019Related News

Balanga, Butuan to benefit from SM Foundation program

Two more public elementary schools will soon receive a two-story, four-classroom building each from SM Prime Holdings Inc. through SM Foundation......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2019Related News

Thai election commission moves to dissolve party linked to princess

BANGKOK, Thailand (UPDATED) – Thailand's election commission on Wednesday, February 13, asked the constitutional court to dissolve a political party that put forward a princess as candidate for prime minister, days after the move earned a royal rebuke from her brother, the king.  Thailand has been mired in political drama since ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2019Related News

‘Persecution by a bully government’: Journalists, politicians slam arrest of Maria Ressa

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Several journalist groups and politicians slammed the Duterte government for the  arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa over cyber libel charges on Wednesday night, February 13. The case stemmed from a 7-year-old story written before the cyber libel law was enacted. (READ:  Despite NBI flip-flop, DOJ to indict Rappler for cyber libel ) Around 5 pm on Wednesday, officers from the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2019Related News

Maria Ressa: No legal case can silence journalists

MANILA, Philippines --- After her sudden arrest over a cyber libel case on Wednesday, Rappler's Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa said no amount of criminal case or black propaganda can silence Filipino journalists "holding the line" against harassment. Ressa was arrested inside Rappler's office in Pasig City over a case filed by businessman Wilfredo Keng, who was the subject of the news agency's article titled "CJ using SUVs of controversial businessman" published in 2012. The CJ being referred to in the story was former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, who was then under an impeachment trial. "We are not intimidated. No amount of legal cases, black propaganda, ...Keep on reading: Maria Ressa: No legal case can silence journalists.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 13th, 2019Related News

Thai princess apologises after ill-fated PM run

A Thai princess has apologised after her short-lived candidacy for prime minister earned a royal rebuke from her brother — the king — and sent jitters across the politically febrile country just weeks before elections. Thailand has been mired in political drama since Friday, when Princess Ubolratana’s name was submitted as a prime ministerial candidate […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2019Related News