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Pope gathers world bishops

Vatican City — Bishops from around the world head to the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals assailing the Catholic Church. The heads of around 100 bishops’ conferences from every continent will convene from Thursday to Sunday for the meeting, with victims’ groups demanding that […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News2 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

‘Big Bad Wolf’ back in Manila

Heads up bookworms! The world’s biggest book sale is coming to Manila once again. The ”Big Bad Wolf Book Sale” is back for the second time bringing over 2 million books of various genres at 50%-90% discount. The sale will run from February 22 – March 4, 2019 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. […].....»»

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Marvel Comics introduces new characters; Filipino superhero to make waves

By Patrick Garcia/mb.com.ph – Stan Lee, the man behind the whole Marvel Universe, met his creator on November 12, 2018. The world was devastated by this news; however, because of the phenomenal influence he left, his lifeworks are still looked upon and idolized up to now and for the years Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: News6 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Gilas players in fine form

Gilas players are all in fine form, most of them on top of the stats ladder in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup, as they head to the final window of the FIBA World Cup qualifier......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News10 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

The week in phones: Xiaomi Mi 9 teaser, LG OLED speaker, China Red iPhone XS

MANILA, Philippines - While this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) officially kicks off on February 25, you can already expect to see a few new devices officially unveiled by next week as the likes of Samsung, Xiaomi, and Vivo plan to hold their own launch event ahead ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News14 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Haiti officials to lose perks in prime minister s response to violent unrest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Government officials in Haiti, one of the world's poorest countries, will lose their perks under emergency economic and anti-corruption measures announced Saturday, February 17, by Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant after days of deadly protests . The unrest is the latest upsurge of discontent over corruption and poverty in the Caribbean ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News14 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Tapales returns in line for world title crack

  MANILA, Philippines – Marlon Tapales put himself back in line for another world title run with a fifth-round knockout of Fernando Vargas Parra on Saturday, February 16 (Sunday, February 17, Manila time) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Knowing he needed an impressive performance, Tapales did just that, dropping ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News14 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Pogoy serves last sanction

Guard Roger Pogoy will not be available for Team Pilipinas in the last window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers this Thursday against Qatar as he is still to serve the last of a five-game suspension he received last year. I don’t mind sitting one more game. That’s not a problem But for the […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News15 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Rotary Club of Makati Jose P. Rizal celebrates silver anniversary

AS it celebrated its 25 years of service, Rotary Club of Makati dJose P. Rizal honored women and scholars during its silver anniversary at the Grand Ballroom of New World…READ The post Rotary Club of Makati Jose P. Rizal celebrates silver anniversary appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News16 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

WATCH: Filipino nurse gets standing ovation in ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0O81FkIx58 MANILA, Philippines --- Despite feeling extremely nervous, Filipino nurse Rodelle Borja gave a stirring performance that earned him a standing ovation in "Ireland's Got Talent," singing his own version of a song popularized by Elvis Presley, "Can't Help Falling in Love." In a video uploaded on the show's YouTube channel on Feb. 16, the 29-year-old Borja said that, while he did not feel confident in expressing himself through words, he could do so through songs. "I applied for 'Ireland's Got Talent' mainly because I want to inspire other people, especially all the stutterers around the world since I'm also a stutterer myself," he said i...Keep on reading: WATCH: Filipino nurse gets standing ovation in ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 17 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Thirdy hopes to crack Gilas roster - Inquirer Sports

As if being in the pool wasnt already an achievement in itself, Thirdy Ravena will be flying to Qatar with the National team that is hoping to crack a berth in this years World Cup in China. The post.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News19 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

Celebrating 10 years of thrills with Resorts World Manila - SUNSTAR

Celebrating 10 years of thrills with Resorts World Manila Sun.Star RESORTS World Manila (RWM) is celebrating its 10th year as the Philippines' first integrated entertainment and tourism destinati.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Miriam Quiambao, Ardy Roberto welcome son Elijah

MANILA, Philippines – Former beauty queen Miriam Quiambao welcomed her son Elijah on Saturday, February 16 at the Asian Hospital. In an Instagram post, Miriam's husband Ardy Roberto wrote: "Welcome to the world, Elijah!  Thanks for your prayers! Everything went well with the emergency CS tonight. Had a great team ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

World bishops head to Vatican for sex abuse summit

VATICAN CITY, Holy See – Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals assailing the Catholic Church. The heads of around 100 bishops' conferences from every continent will convene from Thursday, February 21 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Peñalosas head 4-KO sweep of PH pugs over foreign foes

  MANILA, Philippines – Like a hunter stalking his prey, Dave Hunter Peñalosa pulled the trigger when the target came within sight. Marcos Cardenas made the mistake of trading shots with Peñalosa, who caught the Mexican with a combination of body shots in the 4th round to clinch the vacant World ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

PVB to raise funds for Death March markers

The valor of 385,000 Filipino World War 2 veterans is certainly not forgotten in the hearts of succeeding generations nearly 80 years since the infamous Bataan Death March. But funds…READ The post PVB to raise funds for Death March markers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Cancer-fighting dad inspires Santa Cruz in featherweight title showdown

LOS ANGELES: World Boxing Association featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz defends his crown Saturday (Sunday in Manila) against fellow Mexican Rafael Rivera while taking inspiration from his father’s ongoing fight…READ The post Cancer-fighting dad inspires Santa Cruz in featherweight title showdown appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Team USA rebounds to win 2019 Rising Stars contest

LOS ANGELES: Slam dunks and three pointers were the order of the day and defense disappeared completely as Team USA outgunned Team World 161-144 in the NBA Rising Stars game…READ The post Team USA rebounds to win 2019 Rising Stars contest appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of ‘Downfall’ who played Hitler, dies at 77

BERLIN --- Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died. He was 77. German news agency dpa reported that Ganz's management said Saturday he died in Zurich. Ganz, a prominent figure in the German-language theater world, shifted into movies in the 1970s, appearing in Werner Herzog's "Nosferatu" and Wenders' "The American Friend" among others. In one of his more recent appearances, he starred as Sigmund Freund in "The Tobacconist," released last year. Berlin Mayor Michael Mueller said Ganz was "one of the greats" of the screen and stage. He said that "the death of Bruno Ganz...Keep on reading: Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of ‘Downfall’ who played Hitler, dies at 77.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 17th, 2019Related News

Bulgaria protest honors pro-Nazi general

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgarian nationalists have marched through Sofia, the country’s capital, to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities. The annual Lukov March, staged by the far-right Bulgarian National Union, attracted hundreds of dark-clad supporters who walked through downtown Sofia holding torches and Bulgarian flags and chanting nationalist […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News