Apple To Compete Against Netflix With Their Video Streaming Service

APPLE – Apple will compete against Netflix over video streaming television service with a bargaining price of $5 per month on November 1. During their unveiling of their new iPhone 11 series, they also disclosed that they already set dates for their TV+, their original video and game subscription service. The TV+ will feature dramas, […]

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Vice Ganda on Showtime & Eat Bulaga Rivalry: ‘Di naman kami magkaaway’
Vice Ganda has this statement about the rivalry between ‘It’s Showtime’ and ‘Eat Bulaga’ Comedian-host Vice Ganda has this statement regarding the rivalry between Kapamilya noontime show It’s Showtime and Kapuso noontime show Eat Bulaga. Vice has been hosting the ABS-CBN show for 10 years now. It is know to many that the GMA show […] The post Vice Ganda on Showtime & Eat Bulaga Rivalry: ‘Di naman kami magkaaway’ appeared first on Philippine News.
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Philippine men’s volleyball squad bows to Indons, settles for SEA Games silver
Indonesia played the spoiler’s role to the Philippines’ crack at a historic men’s SEA Games volleyball gold, foiling the hosts with its power, combination plays and superb reception to fashion out a 25-21, 27-25, 25-17 victory.
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Gilas women top Thailand for historic SEA Games gold
Led by Jack Danielle Animam and Janine Pontejos, the Gilas women fashioned out a 3-0 sweep on their way to the crown in the biennial meet.
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CHR urges Filipinos: Celebrate, defend human rights everyday
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has called on Filipinos to celebrate and defend human rights every day, and not only on the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day. "We must remember that human rights should not only be celebrated every 10th of December. We need to defend and celebrate human rights every single day as they are the products of people's lives and continuing struggles," CHR Spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said in a statement on Tuesday. Aside from this, De Guia noted that acknowledging the struggles in attaining human rights is important especially in the current political climate. "As we come to another year of this global o...Keep on reading: CHR urges Filipinos: Celebrate, defend human rights everyday
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TGI Friday's Is Treating You to Free Nachos Tomorrow
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Qatar emir not attending annual Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia
  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia --- Qatar's ruling emir is not attending the annual summit of Arab Gulf states being held Tuesday in Saudi Arabia, the country's state media reported. The Qatar News Agency said that Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is instead sending Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani to head Qatar's delegation to the Gulf Cooperation Council meeting. The GCC is a bloc composed of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The bloc has been fractured by a two-year boycott of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt over a political dispute. They accuse Qatar of supporting Islamist groups like the Muslim Bro...Keep on reading: Qatar emir not attending annual Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia
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SEA Games: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball
MANILA, Philippines --- The moment that the Philippine women's basketball team had been waiting for finally came Tuesday night. After a string of heartbreaks, Gilas Pilipinas women finally delivered the gold medal that had eluded them for several years. Behind a stellar collective effort led by Jack Animam's near flawless performance, the Philippines claimed its breakthrough gold after steamrolling Thailand, 91-71, in the Southeast Asian Games women's 5x5 basketball competitions at Mall of Asia Arena....Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball
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No extension eyed for AFP chief – Lorenzana
MANILA, Philippines --- Armed Forces chief Gen. Noel Clement is not likely to get an extension as the top military boss when his term ends in early January, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Tuesday. Clement, who took over the command of the entire military leadership on September 26, would have only served less than four months. "The President has decided not to extend anymore absent the compelling reason to do so," Lorenzana told reporters. Clement will reach the compulsory retirement age of 56 on January 5. The date of the change of command ceremony has yet to be announced. Lorenzana cited the case of then AFP chief Gen. Eduardo Ao, whose term was "extended" beca...Keep on reading: No extension eyed for AFP chief – Lorenzana
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SEA Games: Philippines falls to Indonesia for silver finish in men’s volleyball
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines' fairy tale run ended in a silver medal after losing to Indonesia, 25-21, 27-25, 25-17 in the men's volleyball final of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at Philsports Arena. The Indonesians went undefeated and barely broke a sweat throughout the whole tournament The Filipinos settled for a second place in the men's volleyball tournament, still a historic finish after they reached the gold medal round for the first time 42 years.  ...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines falls to Indonesia for silver finish in men’s volleyball
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Defense wins it for taekwondo jin Dave Cea
MANILA, Philippines---The adage "defense wins championships" gets thrown around mostly in team sports, but for Dave Cea it also applied in the kyorugi competition in the taekwondo event of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Cea displayed such a textbook defense against Thailand's Nutthawee Klompong in the men's under-74 kilograms finals that his initial offensive outburst was enough for him to win the gold medal. The 21-year-old from National University won the bout 10-5 with all his 10 points landing in the first round in a display that was both clinical and maniacal. https://sports.inquirer.net/377867/sea-games-dave-cea-gives-ph-another-medal-in-taekwondo "Our plan in the ...Keep on reading: Defense wins it for taekwondo jin Dave Cea
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Duterte threatens to 'expropriate everything' from water firms
Duterte said he would seize water distribution from Manila Water and Maynilad if he is not satisfied with their explanation of the concession agreements.
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Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump
WASHINGTON --- House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump --- abuse of power and obstruction of Congress --- with an announcement expected early Tuesday. Democratic leaders say Trump put U.S. elections and national security at risk when heasked Ukraine to investigate his rivals,including Joe Biden. Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined during an event Monday evening to discuss the articles or the coming announcement. Details were shared by multiple people familiar with the discussions but unauthorized to discuss them and granted anonymity. When asked if she has enough votes to impeach the Republican president, the Democratic leade...Keep on reading: Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump
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‘Minecraft’ goes cross-platform on PlayStation 4
The legacy PlayStation 4 version of "Minecraft" is being retired in favor of the game's main focus, the Bedrock Edition, which allows players to play together across iOS, Android, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 versions of the game. A free update containing the Bedrock Edition will begin rolling out on Dec. 10, separate from the PlayStation 4 Console Edition. It also confers access to the Minecraft Marketplace, where players can find new worlds, costumes, mini-games and packs. Meanwhile, the Console Edition will be removed from the PlayStation Network Store. Existing Play Station 4 discs for the old PlayStation 4 edition of "Minecraft" will likewise unlock a Bedroc...Keep on reading: ‘Minecraft’ goes cross-platform on PlayStation 4
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6 dead from New Zealand volcano as helpers describe horror
WHAKATANE, New Zealand --- Survivors of a powerful volcanic eruption in New Zealand ran into the sea to escape the scalding steam and ash and emerged covered in burns, according to those who first helped them. The accounts Tuesday came as some relatives were forced to continue waiting for news of their loved ones, with authorities deciding it remained too dangerous for crews to land on the island and remove bodies. Six deaths were confirmed after Monday's eruption of the White Island volcano. Five people died at the time of the blast or soon after, while a sixth person died Tuesday night at an Auckland hospital. Another eight people are believed to have died, with their bodi...Keep on reading: 6 dead from New Zealand volcano as helpers describe horror
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Regular exercise could improve the cardiovascular health of overweight kids
New American research has found that regular physical activity could help boost the cardiovascular health of children who were previously inactive. Carried out by researchers at Augusta University and the University of Georgia, the new study looked at 175 boys and girls aged eight to 11. Three-quarters of the children had obesity, a majority had prediabetes (where their glucose levels were already higher than normal, which is a major risk factor for diabetes), 3% were prehypertensive and 5% were already hypertensive. All of the children took part in an eight-month daily after-school aerobic exercise program, which involved coming to the Georgia Prevention Institute every aftern...Keep on reading: Regular exercise could improve the cardiovascular health of overweight kids
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China’s electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers
BEIJING --- Looking for a new car, Yang Zhibo considered an electric but balked at prices that are thousands of dollars higher after Beijing wound down multibillion-dollar subsidies that made China the biggest market for the technology. The 27-year-old employee of a beverage distributor picked a gasoline-powered Chevrolet instead. "I am afraid the technology is not mature and the price is too high," Yang said. China's leaders are promoting electric cars as a cornerstone of efforts to transform the country into a creator of profitable, advanced technologies, but sales are stalling as thousands of buyers make a similar choice. That is squeezing automakers that are spending ...Keep on reading: China’s electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers
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OnePlus to launch a first mid-range model in 2020
Well-known to phone buffs, in 2020, OnePlus aims to win over a wider public with a mid-range model at a price that cannot be beaten, reports the website 91mobiles. The new model could be dubbed the OnePlus 8 Lite, in reference to the brand's forthcoming flagship phone, the OnePlus 8, which is due out in 2020. According to rumors published by the website 91mobiles, the mid-range device will be equipped with a borderless 6.5-inch display without a notch (but with a "punch-hole" camera). On the back there will be a dual-camera set-up and perhaps even a 3D time-of-flight camera. The launch of a cheaper version of the next smartphone by the Chinese manufacturer, which is renowned...Keep on reading: OnePlus to launch a first mid-range model in 2020
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SEA Games: Annie Ramirez adds to PH jiujitsu team’s gold medal haul
NEW CLARK CITY --- Annie Ramirez finally achieved her life-long goal to win a Southeast Asian Games gold medal on Tuesday. But it wasn't for her exploits in judo --- where she lorded it over as student at University of Santo Tomas --- but for her new-found sport of jiujitsu. The 28-year-old Ramirez scored a 3-0 victory over Malaysia's Cassandra Poyong to top the women's -55-kilogram division at Laus Events Center in San Fernando, Pampanga. Her feat, and that of Adrian Guggenheim in men's -70kg, enabled Team Philippines to consolidate its campaign with five golds already. Ramirez has won Asian Indoor Games for the Philippines in judo and was a four-time MVP on the UAAP. But...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Annie Ramirez adds to PH jiujitsu team’s gold medal haul
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Casogay clarifies Indonesian rival not drowning during surfing competition
MANILA, Philippines --- Heroic surfer Roger Casogay clarified Tuesday his Indonesian rival Arip Nurhidayat was not drowning when he helped him from being swept away by waves during the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games's longboard surfing competition. "Yung sa nangyari na yon, hindi naman siya nalulunod talaga e. Nagfofloat siya, sinubukan niyang makabalik sa shoreline kaso malakas yung kain, natatangay siya palabas," Casogay said in an interview at the Senate. (He was not drowning. He was floating and was trying to go back to the shoreline but the waves were too strong.) Casogay also said the competition was put on hold because of Nurhidayat's situation. "Tapos ako yung pinakamala...Keep on reading: Casogay clarifies Indonesian rival not drowning during surfing competition
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Women with good exercise capacity have a lower risk of death finds new study
New Spanish research has found that vigorous exercise could significantly lower a woman's risk of death from heart disease, cancer and other causes. Carried out by researchers at University Hospital A Corua, Spain, the new study looked at 4,714 adult women who were referred for a treadmill exercise echocardiography because they had --- or were suspected to have --- coronary artery disease. The treadmill exercise echocardiography involves walking or running on a treadmill as the intensity gradually increases until the participants reach exhaustion. During the test, images were also taken of the participants' heart. The participants' fitness levels were defined using Metabolic...Keep on reading: Women with good exercise capacity have a lower risk of death finds new study
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Top Cabinet exec tells youth councils: Tackle real problems
BAGUIO CITY --- Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Tuesday (Dec. 10) sought to tap youth councils, or Sangguniang Kabataan, to help reduce hunger and avert climate change disasters by 2030 in line with Philippine commitments to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Addressing the 2019 Philippine Youth Summit here, Nograles said the government has moved the next SK elections from May 2020 to Dec. 5, 2022, keeping current youth council officials enconsced in their seats and giving them more time to measure hunger extent and climate risks in their communities. Data should help the youth craft projects to deal with these issues, he said, given that SK reforms led to the el...Keep on reading: Top Cabinet exec tells youth councils: Tackle real problems
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Japanese study links even light alcohol consumption with a higher risk of cancer
New Japanese research has found that even light to moderate alcohol consumption could increase an individual's risk of cancer. Carried out by researchers at the University of Tokyo and Kanto Rosai Hospital, Japan, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, United States, the new study looked at data gathered from 33 general hospitals throughout Japan which included information on a total of 63,232 patients with cancer and 63,232 controls matched for sex, age, hospital admission date and admitting hospital. The participants were asked to report the average daily amount of standardized alcohol units they consumed and how long they had been drinking for. In the study, one s...Keep on reading: Japanese study links even light alcohol consumption with a higher risk of cancer
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SEA Games: Philippines’ Eric Cray still the 400m hurdles king
NEW CLARK CITY --- Eric Cray proved he is still the backbone of Philippine athletics after he picked up his second gold medal in 30th Southeast Asian Games Tuesday. Barreling down from the final turn and speeding from the last jump on, Cray captured his fourth straight 400-meter hurdles victory in the SEA Games to give the country its 10th gold in track and field. "I am so happy," said Cray who also helped win the 4X100 meter mixed relay Sunday. He crossed the line in 50.21 seconds, besting Vietnam's Luch Cong Quach (51.60 seconds). Fellow Filipino Francis Medina was third (51.58). "I was down the last two years," Cray told the sportswriters at mixed zone, without explain...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines’ Eric Cray still the 400m hurdles king
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90% of university students are still pro-gov’t – Dela Rosa
MANILA, Philippines --- Sen. Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa claimed Tuesday that most university students, or about 90 percent of them, were pro-government, while the remaining 10 percent were leftists or communists. Despite this, Dela Rosa lamented that students were being "deprived" of a chance to get closer to the government as police and military men were prohibited from entering their schools. "Ang atin lang diyan is give the government equal access para kasi, halimbawa 100 percent university students ng UP, ilan lang diyan ang gustong maging komunista?" he said in an interview with Senate reporters. [All we want is give the government equal access because, let's say 100 perce...Keep on reading: 90% of university students are still pro-gov’t – Dela Rosa
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‘Democracy requires a free press,’ says U2’s Bono
MANILA, Philippines --- U2 frontman Bono on Tuesday expressed his "deep conviction" about journalism, saying that a democracy "requires a free press." In a press conference following the launch of a blood-by-drone initiative between the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and automated logistics company Zipline, a reporter asked Bono if he was planning to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte. The reporter referenced The Beatles' 1966 visit to the Philippines during which they reportedly snubbed then First Lady Imelda Marcos who wanted to meet them. While Bono said that he would want to focus on the positive aspects of the initiative, he said that he was not planning to meet with Duter...Keep on reading: ‘Democracy requires a free press,’ says U2’s Bono
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Abby Viduya answers ‘Homewrecker’ Tag due to Relationship w/ Jomari
This is the answer of Abby Viduya to the “homewrecker” tag against her Returning actress Abby Viduya received “homewrecker” tag because of her relationship with actor-politician Jomari Yllana. Their relationship was revealed after Jomari received infidelity accusations from his former partner Joy Reyes. The latter also accused him of not supporting their two kids. However, […] The post Abby Viduya answers ‘Homewrecker’ Tag due to Relationship w/ Jomari appeared first on Philippine News.
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FIRST LOOK: This New Museum Lets You Brush Up on History in 30 Minutes
Museo Filipino is located in one of the tallest buildings in Intramuros.
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Manila Creamery's New Gelato Flavor Is for Choc-Nut Lovers
And there are more to choose from!
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Miss World 2019: Head To Head Challenge Group Winners
Here are the group winners in Miss World 2019 Head To Head Challenge The group winners in the Miss World 2019 Head To Head Challenge were finally announced as part of the competition. This segment is one of the unique features of Miss World pageant. In the Head To Head Challenge, the candidates are divided […] The post Miss World 2019: Head To Head Challenge Group Winners appeared first on Philippine News.
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FDI entry still sluggish as economic worries keep investors gun-shy
Foreign direct investments continued their sluggish entry into the Philippines with September FDIs amounting to only $566 million, or 2.9 percent lower than $582 million in the same period in 2018, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). In a statement, the BSP said this was mainly "due to the decline in nonresidents' net investments in debt instruments." But BSP pointed to the silver lining. It said from net outflow, equity capital investments registered a net inflow which "mitigated the decrease in net investments in debt instruments." Net investments in debt instruments, consisting mainly of inter-company borrowings or lending between foreign direct investors and ...Keep on reading: FDI entry still sluggish as economic worries keep investors gun-shy
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Caring killer whale grandmas help calves survive
Doting killer whale grandmothers help their grand calves survive, particularly in times of food scarcity, scientists reported Monday in a paper that sheds new light on the evolutionary role of menopause. Orca females stop reproducing in their thirties or forties but can continue to live for decades more, a phenomenon known only to exist in humans and four other mammal species, all of which are whales. It has been suggested that the trait evolved because it allowed post-reproductive females to help their wider kin --- referred to as the "grandmother effect" in people, but the theory had not been tested in whales until now. "This is the first non-human example of the grandmoth...Keep on reading: Caring killer whale grandmas help calves survive
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Bacolod City eyes ‘persona non grata’ edict vs block timer Ben Tulfo
BACOLOD CITY---City officials are a step closer to declaring radio block timer Ben Tulfo persona non grata, or unwelcome, for putting Bacolod and some of its officials in a bad light. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in Bacolod also called Tulfo's broadcasting style as a "disgrace to the profession." Bacolod Councilor Al Victor Espino said the Bacolod City government had nothing to do with the basketball event "FPJ Ang Probinsyano cast vs Artistahing Bacoleos." It was not also an official event of the city and the MassKara Festival. Espino was reacting to the complaint of a certain "Norma", during a radio interview with Tulfo, that she has yet to colle...Keep on reading: Bacolod City eyes ‘persona non grata’ edict vs block timer Ben Tulfo
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Woman Working Late for 3 Months Suffered Terrible Rash on Body
Woman Working Late for 3 Months Suffered Terrible Rash All Over Her Body A woman from Thailand working late for three months suffered from a horrible rash all over her body due to the weakened immune system. A woman from Thailand working late for three months suffered from horrible rash all over her body due […] The post Woman Working Late for 3 Months Suffered Terrible Rash on Body appeared first on Philippine News.
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Paramedic Steals Baby From Hospital To Give To Her Childless Aunt
Authorities Arrested Paramedic for Allegedly Stealing Baby To Give To Her Childless Aunt PARAMEDIC – Authorities arrested the paramedic who allegedly stole a baby to give to her childless aunt. There are lots of couples who are unable to conceive a baby even if they have consulted a doctor about it. That’s the reason why […] The post Paramedic Steals Baby From Hospital To Give To Her Childless Aunt appeared first on Philippine News.
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Netflix dominates Golden Globes noms as ‘Marriage Story’ scoops six
Hollywood disruptor Netflix dominated the Golden Globe nominations Monday as its heart-wrenching divorce saga "Marriage Story" grabbed six nods including best drama, kicking off the race for the Oscars. The streaming giant, which has spent billions to lure the industry's top filmmaking talent and fund lavish awards season campaigns, trounced the traditional Tinseltown studios with a whopping 17 film nominations. "I'm not surprised by the dominance --- I'm surprised by how massive the dominance is," Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, told AFP at the Beverly Hills ceremony. "The announcements this morning are sort of like a coming-of-age of th...Keep on reading: Netflix dominates Golden Globes noms as ‘Marriage Story’ scoops six
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Young Female Athlete Wins 3 Golds Despite Having No Running Shoes
Young Female Athlete Wearing Improvised Running Shoes Wins 3 Golds BALASAN, ILOILO – A young female athlete identified as Rhea Bullos of Balasan wins three golds although she has no running shoes. Filipino people are very popular all around the world because of their impressive skills and talents in different fields such as sports, singing, […] The post Young Female Athlete Wins 3 Golds Despite Having No Running Shoes appeared first on Philippine News.
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LOOK: Kylie Padilla welcomes second baby boy
Actress Kylie Padilla gave birth to her second child with husband Aljur Abrenica yesterday, Dec. 9. The happy mother shared the good news on her Instagram page today, Dec. 10, with a photo of Padilla's finger being grasped by the newborn, whom she named Axl Romeo. "He is loved, he is cherished and he has one strong suck just like his Kuya," Padilla said. https://www.instagram.com/p/B53nPHihWy4/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Her stepmother, Mariel Rodriguez, who recently gave birth to her second child with Robin Padilla, was quick to congratulate her for the healthy baby boy. Other celebrities such as Maritoni Fernandez, Angel Locsin and Chynna Ortaleza also congratulated Padill...Keep on reading: LOOK: Kylie Padilla welcomes second baby boy
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5 towns of Eastern Samar under state of calamity
TACLOBAN CITY ---- The provincial board has placed five towns of Eastern Samar under a state of calamity amid the devastation caused by Typhoon "Tisoy" (International name: Kammuri). Although the entire province suffered from the onslaught of Tisoy, provincial administrator Nelson Cortez said they prioritized the areas heavily affected by the typhoon. "The towns of Oras, Arteche, Maslog, San Policarpo, and Jipapad sustained major damage due to the massive flooding they experienced spawned by Typhoon Tisoy," Cortez said. He said the flooding in these areas reached 12 feet, submerging houses mostly made of light materials. The provincial government has earlier assisted the affe...Keep on reading: 5 towns of Eastern Samar under state of calamity
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Payment of bills, real property taxes, now made easier for Manileños
The City Government of Manila recently sealed an agreement with CIS Bayad Center, Inc. and MultiSys Technologies Corporation to be able to provide utmost convenience to Manileos for payment of their bills, real property tax, business permits, and other government transactions. In line with Mayor Isko Moreno's Smart City initiative to automate payments by 2020, this tripartite partnership leverages on the security and reliability of Bayad Center's bills payment system and Multisys' robust and innovative platform. The Go! Manila App, to be introduced by The City Government of Manila, shall elevate the level of public service by bringing various bills payment and other local gove...Keep on reading: Payment of bills, real property taxes, now made easier for Manileños
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Mico Palanca & Bea Alonzo Romance: Love Story Of The Two 11 Years Ago
Love story of Mico Palanca and Bea Alonzo. MICO PALANCA – Here’s what happened to the romantic relationship of Bea Alonzo and Mico Palanca 11 years ago which was in 2008. December 9, 2019 – The actor Mico Palanca shocked everyone by his sudden and untimely death by jumping off a building which ultimately ended […] The post Mico Palanca & Bea Alonzo Romance: Love Story Of The Two 11 Years Ago appeared first on Philippine News.
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Princess Diana’s ‘Travolta’ dress brushed off at auction
A midnight blue velvet gown worn by Princess Diana as she danced with John Travolta at the White House got the cold shoulder at auction, the Kerry Taylor house said Monday. Diana wore the off-the-shoulder Victor Edelstein dress when she and then-husband Prince Charles attended a state dinner hosted by the late president Ronald Reagan on November 9, 1985. Diana was photographed dancing with Travolta to the song "You Should be Dancing" from his film "Saturday Night Fever". Estimated at 250,000-350,000 ($324,000-$454,000 or P16.6 million-P23.3 million), the dress did not even attract a reserve, or minimum, bid of 200,000. Two other dresses owned by Diana fared much better, h...Keep on reading: Princess Diana’s ‘Travolta’ dress brushed off at auction
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Think tank’s crystal ball: 53 pesos per US dollar in 2020
The peso is seen to weaken to 53 per US dollar in 2020 as a result of higher infrastructure spending by government which would use up more foreign currency, according to London-based think tank Capital Economics. While the peso had gained strength in recent months because of a narrower current account deficit, the deficit was seen to widen again as government accelerates spending, according to economist Alex Holmes, in a report in Capital Economics Asia on Dec. 9. Holmes said the current account deficit---more dollars being spent than coming in---narrowed to "almost zero" in the second quarter from 4 percent of gross domestic product in 2018. The deficit movement had been driven...Keep on reading: Think tank’s crystal ball: 53 pesos per US dollar in 2020
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Enjoy the holiday season with St Giles Makati’s special treat
Celebrate the holiday season for less! Have a relaxing getaway in the metro this yuletide season with great savings. Enjoy instant 25% discount when you book directly on our website, just use the promo code -- BestRatesStGiles. Bask in the holiday season with your loved ones at St Giles Makati's contemporary-designed guest rooms. This 512-room hotel is ready to be your cozy home this in the midst of the urban hustle. Enjoy a relaxing ambiance in your morning workout or late night swim as the pool and gym are located at the hotel's rooftop, giving you a picturesque view of Makati skyline. Save yourself from the kitchen's heat and spend your time more on merry-making and ...Keep on reading: Enjoy the holiday season with St Giles Makati’s special treat
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Galunggong now too costly? Then don’t eat it; eat vegetables – Villar
  MANILA, Philippines --- If prices of galunggong (round scad) are too high, the public should not eat it and find other food alternatives instead. This was Senator Cynthia Villar's advice when sought for her comment Tuesday regarding the rising prices of what was once called a poor man's fish. According to Villar, chair of Senate committee on agriculture, food and agrarian reform, high demand for round scad would only "encourage" the market to increase its price. "Ako naman, kung mahal ang galunggong, eh 'di 'wag kumain ng galunggong 'di ba? Ibig sabihin, there are other alternative food na pwedeng gawin," Villar said in an interview. (For me, if the prices of ro...Keep on reading: Galunggong now too costly? Then don’t eat it; eat vegetables – Villar
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Drunk Men Harass and Insult Women, Suddenly Run When Guard Arrived
Videos of a Drunk Men Harras and Insult Woman Elicit Reactions Online Video footage of two drunk men harras and insult a woman but suddenly run off when the security guard arrives elicit comments online. Recently, video footage of two drunk men has gone viral on social media because of harassing and insulting four women […] The post Drunk Men Harass and Insult Women, Suddenly Run When Guard Arrived appeared first on Philippine News.
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WATCH: Pigeons wearing tiny cowboy hats tracked down for rescue
What dangers can there be with wearing a hat? There just might be some, apparently, if they are worn by pigeons. A few pigeons were indeed spotted wearing red cowboy hats in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States recently. After the initial amusement over the birds' new fashionable headpiece, a local animal rescue group questioned the hats' impact on the pigeons' welfare, Fox-affiliate KVVU-TV reported yesterday Dec. 9. One Bobby Lee spotted the birds near Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas and took a video of it. "Someone is putting tiny cowboy hats on Vegas pigeons," @LasVegasLocally took Lee's video to Twitter last Saturday, Dec. 7. The account also jested about...Keep on reading: WATCH: Pigeons wearing tiny cowboy hats tracked down for rescue
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P8.2M ‘shabu’ seized in Marikina may be linked to PNP’s ‘biggest 2019 drug haul’
MANILA, Philippines --- The P8.2 million worth of crystal meth, locally known as shabu, seized in a buy-bust operation in Marikina City on Monday could be linked to the P2.5 billion worth of illegal drugs earlier confiscated from a Chinese national in Makati City. Brig. Gen. Debold Sinas, acting director of the National Capital Region Police Office, said Tuesday that the "shabu" seized from Jomalyn Poblete and Christian Lucero were concealed in Chinese tea packs similar to those found in Makati City on November 26. READ: P8.2-M 'shabu' seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed "Ang suspetsa namin baka part ito doon sa nahuli sa Makati na 374 kilograms (We suspect that ...Keep on reading: P8.2M ‘shabu’ seized in Marikina may be linked to PNP’s ‘biggest 2019 drug haul’
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BREAKING NEWS: 3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Davao del Sur
Davao del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 3.0 Magnitude EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.0 magnitude quake in Davao del Sur today, December 10, 2019. Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes […] The post BREAKING NEWS: 3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Davao del Sur appeared first on Philippine News.
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