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Freedom and memories

The Philippines celebrated its 123rd Independence Day Saturday, in what is always a thought-provoking occasion......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2021

The night Hidilyn Diaz wrote her name among the stars

Tokyo---It was like a person about to face his own death. All the memories come rushing in before one’s very eyes......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 18 min. ago

WakaSONA: Progressives call to end Duterte presidency as his last SONA nears

"There are different creative forms of protest that will take place on Monday to show that we are standing up against attacks on our freedom, our environment, our health, and our rights.” The post WakaSONA: Progressives call to end Duterte presidency as his last SONA nears appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

US voices alarm for press freedom in Bangladesh

The United States on Tuesday voiced alarm over what it called a deteriorating climate for press freedom in Bangladesh, which has increasingly made use of a draconian digital security law......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Swelling debt to slow economic momentum

The Freedom from Debt Coalition said the country’s record-high P11-trillion debt would make it difficult to revert the economy’s momentum to its pre-pandemic levels......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

English pubs, clubs and shops rediscover lost freedoms

Thirsty punters, spendthrift shoppers and jubilant clubbers toasted England's "freedom day" easing of COVID restrictions on Monday, even as many others saw little to celebrate......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Freedom’s meaning

Four hundred and eighty days since restrictions were imposed across the United Kingdom to limit the spread of COVID-19, most were lifted in England on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

UK health minister gets COVID ahead of freedom day

British Health Secretary Sajid Javid said on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating—just as his government prepared to jettison most pandemic restrictions in England......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

UK to restore our freedoms after COVID lockdown

Britain's government confirmed Monday it will press ahead with "Freedom Day" next week by lifting most pandemic curbs in England, but urged caution as experts warned that politicians were moving too fast......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

4 BIFF men held for guns

Police detained four suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Datu Abdullah Sangki town on Friday after an inspection of their vehicle yielded high-powered firearms......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Icy Cozy Corner: Serving quality coffee and food ‘with a touch of love’

Nowadays, when people crave for coffee, they don’t just simply choose a cafe for the taste of its coffee. In this social media-obsessed day and age where everyone takes delight in keeping memories through photos, a cafe with a picture-ready set-up makes up a pretty big part of how some decide where to go. So […] The post Icy Cozy Corner: Serving quality coffee and food ‘with a touch of love’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2021

The C-47 plane crash

The recent crash of a C-130 plane in Mindanao triggered memories of a similar plane crash in my childhood spent in Basa Air Base, Pampanga......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Nonoy Espina, champion of press freedom and media workers’ rights, writes 30

Jose Jaime “Nonoy” Llavore Espina walked his talk in defending press freedom and welfare of media workers in the country, braved vilification and threats on his life and said this line many times over: The press is free not because it is allowed to be free. It is free because it insists on being free......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

McIntyre recalls fight with Lesnar; NXT now broadcast in PH

There are a lot of good memories for Drew McIntyre when he  beat Brock Lesnar on Night 2 of WrestleMania 36 for the heavyweight crown  in April last year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Duterte’s predatory cyberwar against press freedom

These attacks underscore once again how far the Duterte administration can go in silencing the press. The recent cyberattacks are not isolated from other forms of assault on the Philippine media. These are part of Duterte’s arsenal of weapons as a “predator of press freedom,” an apt description from the Reporters Without Borders. The post Duterte’s predatory cyberwar against press freedom appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu lost 3 gallant sons in C-130 crash

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The mother of Staff Sergeant Jan Niel Macapaz could hardly shed a tear even if she was in great mourning, as she reminisces the memories of her dead son. Macapaz was among 49 military personnel who died when a C-130 cargo plane crashed in Patikol, Sulu on Sunday, July 4, 2021. […] The post Lapu-Lapu lost 3 gallant sons in C-130 crash appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Duterte named as one of 37 press freedom predators

According to Paris-based media watchdog, Duterte has used several weapons to wage “total war” against independent media. The post Duterte named as one of 37 press freedom predators appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Media watchdog lists Duterte among world press freedom predators

"The executive has enormous power centered on the president. Judges who don’t toe the line are pushed aside. Congress tamely endorses all the president’s decisions," the Reporters Without Borders report read. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Violators of press freedom

                            By RENAN ORTIZ The post Violators of press freedom appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Cleaning in Barcelona: The two stars who will have the freedom to ensure the continuity of Lionel Messi

Barcelona begins cleaning up the squad (Reuters) Leadership F.C.B communicate with The daunting task of restructuring the campus Hand in Hand with Joan Laporta and.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Tatay in Agusan del Norte transforms into a merman for little girl’s birthday shoot

CEBU CITY, Philippines— They say dads are the greatest provider. Yes, that is true, but sometimes dads are not just best in providing the family their needs, but they too can provide happy moments and memories. Just like this tatay in Agusan del Norte, who willingly dressed to become a merman for his daughter’s third […] The post Tatay in Agusan del Norte transforms into a merman for little girl’s birthday shoot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021