U.N. 'regrets' impact U.S. court ruling will have on asylum seekers

GENEVA, Switzerland – The UN warned Friday, September 13, that a US Supreme Court ruling allowing President Donald Trump's administration to implement significant asylum restrictions could have dire implications on people in urgent need of protection.

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JUST IN: Ambulance w/ Patient Involved in Road Accident in Iloilo City
Iloilo City Road Accident Involves Ambulance Carrying Patient AMBULANCE – An emergency vehicle carrying a patient was figured in a road accident in Iloilo City, Monday morning, December 9, 2019. It is a protocol on the road that when emergency vehicles are passing by, the private and public cars would have to give way. The […] The post JUST IN: Ambulance w/ Patient Involved in Road Accident in Iloilo City appeared first on Philippine News.
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Pope appoints Cardinal Tagle to global Vatican post
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis named Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle on Sunday to a major global Vatican post in a move likely to increase the Filipino’s chances of one day being elected pope himself. The Vatican said the 62-year-old archbishop of Manila will move to Rome to become head of the Congregation for the Evangelization […] The post Pope appoints Cardinal Tagle to global Vatican post appeared first on Interaksyon.
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PAGASA – Cloudy Skies, Intermittent Rains (December 9)
PAGASA – Cloudy Skies, Intermittent Rains (December 9) PAGASA – State weather bureau PAGASA recently said that the Philippines will face intermittent rain showers and cloudy skies. The bureau elaborated that cloudy skies with scattered rains that is caused by the tail end of a cold front will be faced by Bicol region and Eastern […] The post PAGASA – Cloudy Skies, Intermittent Rains (December 9) appeared first on Philippine News.
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MISS UNIVERSE 2019: Top 20 Candidates Finally Announced
The list of Miss Universe 2019 Top 20 candidates finally announced. MISS UNIVERSE 2019 TOP 20 – Check out these lovely ladies of various ladies who got included in the Top 20 list of Miss Universe 2019 pageant. The Miss Universe 2019 is the 68th edition of the Miss Universe competition held on December 8, 2019 at Tyler […] The post MISS UNIVERSE 2019: Top 20 Candidates Finally Announced appeared first on Philippine News.
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Miss Universe 2019 – Coronation Night (LIVE STREAMING)
LIVE STREAMING – Miss Universe 2019 (Coronation Night) 68TH MISS UNIVERSE – Watch and enjoy the live streaming of the most anticipated beauty pageant of the year Miss Universe 2019. Miss Universe 2019 is the 68th edition of the Miss Universe competition that will be held in the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States on December […] The post Miss Universe 2019 – Coronation Night (LIVE STREAMING) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Pope Francis taps Cardinal Tagle to lead top Vatican post
The 62-year-old cardinal is the new prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
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Patrick Starrr to host Miss Universe’s CHI Lounge program
Filipino-American YouTuber and make-up artist Patrick Starrr is set to host a roundtable discussion segment of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant on Monday (Philippine time).
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Which Miss Universe viewing party takes home the crown?
One viewing party should be crowned on the spot for its inventive take and fabulous prizes.
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Female minister, 34, tapped to become Finland’s youngest PM
TALLINN, Estonia --- A 34-year-old transport minister and lawmaker has been tapped to become Finland's youngest prime minister ever and its third female government leader.     Finland's ruling Social Democratic Party council voted 32-29 late Sunday to name Sanna Marin over rival Antti Lindtman to take over the government's top post from incumbent Antti Rinne.   Having emerged as Finland's largest party in the April election, the Social Democrats can appoint one of their own to the post of prime minister in the Nordic nation of 5.5 million.   Marin has been the party's vice chairwoman, a lawmaker since 2015 and served as until this week as the ...Keep on reading: Female minister, 34, tapped to become Finland’s youngest PM
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Pagasa Monday forecast: Intermittent rain showers, cloudy skies
MANILA, Philippines --- The Bicol region and Eastern Visayas will experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers caused by the tail-end of a cold front, the state weather bureau said Monday.   In its latest weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) warned residents in affected areas to watch out for possible flash floods and landslides.   Meanwhile, Pagasa said Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region and Ilocos provinces will experience cloudy skies with light rains caused by the northeast monsoon or "amihan."   The "amihan" will also bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with i...Keep on reading: Pagasa Monday forecast: Intermittent rain showers, cloudy skies
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Pope Francis prays to mark start of Italy’s holiday season
ROME - Pope Francis says small gestures can improve a city's life, as he spoke at a religious ceremony to mark the official start of Rome's Christmas season.   Francis prayed Sunday at the foot of a towering column topped by a statue of the Virgin Mary.   Italians consider Dec. 8 --- a national holiday and a religious feast day honoring Mary for the Catholic church --- the start of the holiday season.   Francis says it's in the ''little gestures and the big choices" that the quality of life can improve and the social climate can become ''more breathable."   The annual ceremony takes place near Rome's Spanish Steps and near its upscale shopp...Keep on reading: Pope Francis prays to mark start of Italy’s holiday season
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Pope names Manila Cardinal Tagle to major Vatican post
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has named Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to a major Vatican post, in a move that could boost the Asian prelate's chances of perhaps someday becoming pontiff himself.     The Vatican announced Sunday that Cardinal Tagle, 62, will head the Congregation for the Evangelization of the Peoples.   The appointment of Cardinal Tagle as prefect of that office highlights the attention that Francis is giving to the church in the developing world.   Vatican observers have long tabbed Cardinal Tagle as having the qualifications of a "papabile,'" churchmen widely considered to have the makings to potentially be elected pope so...Keep on reading: Pope names Manila Cardinal Tagle to major Vatican post
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France braces for even worse travel woes, govt seeks answers
PARIS - France braced for even worse transportation woes when the new work week begins Monday due to nationwide strikes over the government's redesign of the national retirement system. French President Emmanuel Macron convened top officials to strategize for the high-stakes week ahead.     Sunday saw more travel chaos as the strikes entered their fourth day, with most French trains at a standstill. Fourteen of Paris' subway lines were closed, with only two lines --- using automated trains with no drivers --- functioning. International train routes also suffered disruptions.   Monday will be an even bigger test of the strike movement's strength and of co...Keep on reading: France braces for even worse travel woes, govt seeks answers
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North Dakota county may become US’s 1st to bar new refugees
BISMARCK, N.D. - Reuben Panchol was forced to leave war-torn Sudan decades ago as a child, embarking on an odyssey that eventually brought him to the American Midwest and left him eternally grateful to the country that took him in.     "I am an American citizen, a North Dakotan," said Panchol, a 38-year-old father of four. "And without North Dakota, I couldn't have made it."   Panchol hopes to share his story on Monday with members of a local commission who are set to vote on whether their county will stop accepting refugees. If they vote to bar refugees, as expected, Burleigh County --- home to about 95,000 people and the capital city of Bismarck --- co...Keep on reading: North Dakota county may become US’s 1st to bar new refugees
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 ‘Frozen 2’ leads box office again; ‘Playmobil’ flops
NEW YORK --- "Frozen 2" blanketed multiplexes for the third straight weekend, continuing its reign at No. 1 with $34.7 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.     The Walt Disney Co. animated sequel has already grossed $919.7 million worldwide. It will soon become the sixth Disney release this year to cross $1 billion, a record sure to grow to seven once "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" hits theaters later this month. Early next week, Disney will cross $10 billion at the global box office this year.   But the weekend overall at the box office was yet another disappointing one for the movie industry. A handful of under-performing ...Keep on reading:  ‘Frozen 2’ leads box office again; ‘Playmobil’ flops
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Gov’t won’t rescind water agreements
MANILA,Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte did not order the rescission of the water concession agreements allowing Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. Inc. to distribute water in Metro Manila and parts of Cavite and Rizal provinces, which he claimed were disadvantageous to the government, Malacaang said on Sunday. The Palace made the clarification as it learned that the two private companies had been charging customers not only for corporate income taxes but also for a long list of operating expenses, including those for flowers, gifts, concerts, advertising, sports fests and foreign trips. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte merely wante...Keep on reading: Gov’t won’t rescind water agreements
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Tighter security ahead of 2009 massacre verdict
MANILA, Philippines --- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has beefed up the security in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City ahead of the expected promulgation of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre case on Dec. 19. NCRPO acting director Brig. Gen. Debold Sinas said they have tightened security in the vicinity of the court where the promulgation of the case would be held. But he was quick to add that they had not received any security threat. "There are no threats. It's just that it's difficult to secure the area during the actual date,"Sinas told reporters after attending the Mass officiated by the Manila Archbishop, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, at the Manila Cathedral on ...Keep on reading: Tighter security ahead of 2009 massacre verdict
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Palace: Talks in PH should not be an issue to Joma
MANILA, Philippines --- The possibility of holding peace negotiations in the country should not be an issue if the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is really sincere in forging a peace deal with the government, Malacaang said on Sunday. "First of all, [President Rodrigo Duterte] never changed [his mind]. He has previously said that he is always open [to negotiations]. There's [a door] ajar,"presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo told Radyo Inquirer on Sunday. 'Unacceptable conditions' Last week, Duterte directed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, head of the government peace panel, to reach out to CPP founder Jose Ma. Sison, who is in self-exile in The Netherlands, to r...Keep on reading: Palace: Talks in PH should not be an issue to Joma
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Groups demand release of old, sickly political prisoners
LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Philippines --- The leftist farmers group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and the human rights group Karapatan demanded on Sunday the release of all elderly and sick political prisoners as government goodwill gesture for the resumption of peace talks with communist rebels. "The Duterte government should at least show some goodwill efforts regarding its proposal to resume the formal peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)," Danilo Ramos, KMP chair, said in a statement. Executive clemency Ramos said the government must seriously consider granting pardon and executive clemency to hundreds of political prisoners who were still...Keep on reading: Groups demand release of old, sickly political prisoners
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‘Water jeepneys’ start plying Manila-Cavite routes
MANILA, Philippines --- Commuters who wish to avoid heavy traffic on the roads can opt to sail on Manila Bay with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) introducing on Sunday a new sea route between Cavite province and Manila. Starting Monday, Dec. 9, "water jeepneys"can take passengers from Cavite City Port Terminal to a section of the Pasig River near Liwasang Bonifacio (formerly Lawton) in Manila and a quay on the Manila side of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex in 15 to 20 minutes, instead of commuting by bus or car for two to three hours. The MV Seaborne Mercury, which can accommodate 27 passengers, and the MV Island Sabtang, which can seat 57 passengers, w...Keep on reading: ‘Water jeepneys’ start plying Manila-Cavite routes
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Panelo: Duterte can’t be arrested over ICC drug war probe
MANILA, Philippines --- Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Sunday downplayed claims that President Rodrigo Duterte may be arrested once the International Criminal Court (ICC) concludes its probe on his administration's brutal war on drugs.   Panelo's defense of Duterte came after former Bayan Muna congressman Neri Colmenares claimed that Duterte "may face arrest."   Panelo dismissed Colmenares' statement as a "fervent wish."   "Wish lang ni Congressman Colmenares yun. Siguro 'yun ang kanyang fervent wish. Di mangyayari yun," Panelo said in a radio interview on DZIQ as he reiterated that the ICC has no jurisdiction over the country.   ...Keep on reading: Panelo: Duterte can’t be arrested over ICC drug war probe
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Gov’t needs to temper threat reports on Baguio, says mayor
BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines --- The city government is working out a policy that would make the New Peo-ple's Army (NPA) unwelcome in the summer capital, as requested by the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conict. But Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the military intelligence community might need to revisit its threat assessments regarding Baguio, including how it por-trayed migrant Muslims here. Baguio is classied as a "white area community," which means armed groups do not bring their weapons into the city when they gather here to rest or to hold clandestine meetings. For the last 50 years, communist rebels have respected Baguio as a noconict zone, "so the...Keep on reading: Gov’t needs to temper threat reports on Baguio, says mayor
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Roaring upset for PH men’s volleyball team
That was one small point from Bryan Bagunas, one giant statement for men's volleyball. Relying on proper execution and solid blocking, the Philippines hammered out a monumental upset over Thailand, 17-25, 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 17-15, in their semifinal clash in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, sending a delirious crowd at PhilSports Arena over the moon. Bagunas came through with a kill off a broken play for the game's final point to send the Philippines back to the finals after 42 years and the four-time regional champions packing. "I'm so happy, I can't even explain what I'm feeling right now," Philippines head coach Dante Alinsunurin said in Filipino. The crowd let its fe...Keep on reading: Roaring upset for PH men’s volleyball team
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More players may join Angkas dry run
Other motorcycle-for-hire companies might soon join Angkas in the ongoing pilot test to determine whether the two-wheelers could be safely used as public utility vehicles (PUVs), said the Department of Transportation (DOTr),which was mulling the possibility of extending the dry run until next year. This meant that Angkas, currently the only one participating in the test, could soon face competition from other fledgling motorcycle groups. No less than Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade himself said he wanted other companies to join the dry run provided they meet the same strict standards imposed on Angkas when the pilot test started in May, Transportation Undersecretary Mark de Leon ...Keep on reading: More players may join Angkas dry run
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It’s a busy Christmas for tenor Arthur Espiritu
It's a busy Christmas for tenor Arthur Espiritu who is commuting between two productions---"Faust" in Switzerland and "La Boheme" in Nuremberg, Germany. He's also preparing for a New Year gala with the Munich Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 31. Earlier, he sang the role of Edgardo in "Lucia di Lammermoor" in South Korea where he received rave reviews. A Vienna-based opera critic likened the Filipino tenor's voice to Placido Domingo's and Luciano Pavarotti's during their peak. Critics found his graveyard scene as Edgardo very moving. When the opera house released the video footage of "Lucia di Lammermoor," one could hear the ecstatic stomping of feet from fellow musicians during t...Keep on reading: It’s a busy Christmas for tenor Arthur Espiritu
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All they want for Christmas is a place to call home
MANILA, Philippines --- Written on a piece of Manila paper is a simple creed that residents of Sitio San Roque in Quezon City aspire to live by. It reads: "Sitio San Roque is a community of cheerful, dignified and unified members hoping for clean, decent and affordable on-site housing, with access to livelihood opportunities and basic social services." But the 5,000 residents --- mostly vendors, tricycle drivers and utility workers --- live in fear of being evicted from their houses to give way for development projects under the proposed Quezon City Central Business District (QCCBD). Sitio San Roque sits on government-owned land that is part of the 256-hectare QCCBD. Sinc...Keep on reading: All they want for Christmas is a place to call home
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PPO holds Christmas concert in Baguio
The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), through the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), serenaded Baguio City with Christmas and OPM medleys during the opening of the Baguio Christmas Fair last Nov. 24 at Burnham Park. Thousands of locals and tourists who filled the iconic park enjoyed PPO's rendition of holiday classics such as "The Nutcracker Suite," "Kumukutikutitap" and "So This Is Christmas." The orchestra, under the baton of maestro Herminigildo Ranera, was also joined by Baguio Ballet and The Nightingales. The fair is the newest feature of Baguio City to attract more tourists during the yuletide season. Inspired by European Christmas villages, it features 20 c...Keep on reading: PPO holds Christmas concert in Baguio
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BenCab’s ‘Sabel’ sells for P39.71M; Zobel’s ‘Perales de Tajuna,’ for P35.04M
Jaime Ponce de Len doesn't seem to be the type to believe in luck, but mere minutes after Len Gallery's Kingly Treasures Auction 2019 came to a very successful end, he couldn't help but exclaim how lucky they where to have been able to put together a smash collection for art auction leader's year-end sale. "For us auction houses, it is very difficult to assemble such an astounding collection," De Len said. "We're fortunate in this sale that the stars aligned and that we had the best Fernando Zobel, as well as an exceedingly beautiful BenCab and Ang Kiukok works from his best period, and the best Lee Aguinaldo from his very early 'Linear' series. This actually shows the demand of t...Keep on reading: BenCab’s ‘Sabel’ sells for P39.71M; Zobel’s ‘Perales de Tajuna,’ for P35.04M
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Unauthorized demolition of historic Redoña house in Tacloban shocks NHCP
What was not damaged during Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (International name: Haiyan) in 2013 in Tacloban City has been demolished to give way to a new commercial development. Historic Redoa House on Tomas Mapua Street in downtown Tacloban in Leyte was torn down in March last year to the surprise of heritage-minded people of the city, said heritage advocate and interior designer Leo Almeria during the recent National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)-sponsored Gulis Pamana workshop in San Fernando, Pampanga. Almeria, a founding member of the Leyte-Samar Heritage Society, said the house was constructed in the 1930s by Margarito Redoa Sr. and Prisca Magpayo Redoa, and later pa...Keep on reading: Unauthorized demolition of historic Redoña house in Tacloban shocks NHCP
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NCCA conference in Angeles: Culture-based research as ‘weapon’
"We are wanting in research as a particular area of culture, so we are providing an area for researches to be heard. There are misconceptions that we would like to rectify, that culture is not art alone. We hope to compile and publish the works discussed here." The remarks are from Joseph Cristobal, director of the Philippine Cultural Education Program of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), as he opened the recent NCCA-organized "Bantula: International Conference on Culture-based Research" at the Holy Angel University in Angeles City, Pampanga. A surprise speaker in the conference was National Artist for Film Kidlat Tahimik, whose wife Katrin de Guia, a sch...Keep on reading: NCCA conference in Angeles: Culture-based research as ‘weapon’
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Rapper Juice WRLD dies after ‘medical emergency’ in Chicago
CHICAGO --- Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit "Lucid Dreams," died Sunday after a "medical emergency" at Chicago's Midway International Airport. The rapper, whose legal name was Jarad A. Higgins, was 21. Authorities have not released details about his cause of death. The Cook County medical examiner's office was notified of Higgin's death Sunday morning, according to office spokeswoman Natalia Derevyanny, who said an autopsy was likely Monday. Chicago police launched a death investigation after a 21-year-old male experiencing a "medical emergency" was tr...Keep on reading: Rapper Juice WRLD dies after ‘medical emergency’ in Chicago
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New motivation: Eumir Marcial fighting for buddy John Marvin
MANILA, Philippines---Eumir Marcial has long been prepared for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. But just a day before his fight, he found a new source of motivation. The reigning middleweight gold medalist watched from the sidelines as good friend John Marvin, the 2017 light heayweight titleholder, got knocked down in the first round and eventually lose his tournament opener to Vietnam's Dinh Hoang Truong. Determined to avenge the loss of his friend, Marcial turned opponent Mohamed Aswan Che Azmi into a sentient punching bag en route to a first round technical knockout win. Marcial, also the welterweight gold medalist in 2015, said he was motivated to get the win not just for...Keep on reading: New motivation: Eumir Marcial fighting for buddy John Marvin
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Timor Leste finally gets its first medal in 2019 SEA Games
MANILA, Philippines--Timor Leste is not leaving the 30th Southeast Asian Games empty-handed. Amorin Imbrolia Araujo dos Reis captured her country's official first medal of this edition of the biennial meet, winning the bronze in the women's -57 kilogram division of taekwondo on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/2019seagamesph/posts/2642899752468782?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARAncMMfLl1IDhVG-v57qwV4f2mHtoFA_bTN2yvVxELeK2rgtFXunNjkva3xg8qbw7Om7t7BS2V2lyLDCxyWiyitAG90y_gTyZXluOX5jryBkQzd0fkdxvmNzKU2F-Agic2KPMMWINiJ1ysKrv0aiXKO88p5gKWMCIyNgDFIsdLO-VD1obvVIAHsbXmg8KlVvWq6y2yuZNKHToVDOIryPatSB8thijOsscmsELGtVFOjhgX-Yh75Y5vcMcREhYgeR6VumuWNpHo9ZDyAiWXipc1LPMHUFaCwL1NpAtnY04DohQ4V136Tu6hbJReIIC9oF3...Keep on reading: Timor Leste finally gets its first medal in 2019 SEA Games
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SEA Games: Sibol rules Mobile Legends for PH’s first esports gold
MANILA, Philippines--Sibol-Philippines slipped past Indonesia, 3-2, in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang on Sunday night at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan, giving the host its first-ever gold medal in esports' landmark staging in the Southeast Asian Games. Sibol drew first blood in the race-to-three duel before holding off the visitors, whose team is filled with world champions, but soon found itself trailing a game after a fiesty comeback by Indonesia. But the Sibol squad, comprised of Angelo, Arcangel, Karl Nepomuceno, Kenneth Villa, Carlito Ribo Jr., Jason Torculas, Jeniel Bata-Anon, and Allan Castromayor, held on for the gold. Sibol's DOTA II and Starcraft II bets take their...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Sibol rules Mobile Legends for PH’s first esports gold
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3D LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019
3D LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019 – The 3D Lotto draws are held today by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) at 11AM, 4PM, and 9PM and here are the results: 11am: 4pm: 9pm: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT December 8, 2019 (updated every 11am, 4pm and 9pm)SWERTRES RESULT December 8, […] The post 3D LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019 appeared first on Philippine News.
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LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019
LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019 – Draws for 6/55 Grand Lotto, 6/45 Mega Lotto LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019 – Here is the official result of the 6/55 Grand Lotto and the 6/45 Mega Lotto draw for today, Monday, December 9, 2019. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or more commonly known as PCSO got five […] The post LOTTO RESULT December 9, 2019 appeared first on Philippine News.
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34 top show biz scandals from 1985-2019
Over the years, a number of celebrities have found themselves being the subject of unwanted attention either because of uncalled-for remarks and actions or because they got embroiled with former lovers or family members. Drawing from newspaper and online reports, Inquirer Entertainment has compiled a list of 34---because the paper turns 34 today---scandals/controversies that shocked local Tinseltown in the last 34 years. Anything to add to this list, dear readers? 1985 Filipinos mourned the passing of 16-year-old actress Julie Vega on May 6, 1985. Her death, which was reportedly caused either by Guillain-Barre Syndrome or multiple sclerosis, had been a big mystery to the public. ...Keep on reading: 34 top show biz scandals from 1985-2019
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Clutch Bagunas delivers as PH rewrites SEA Games volleyball history
    MANILA, Philippines – Against all odds, Bryan Bagunas delivered when his country needed him. Fighting for survival in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games against the reigning four-time champion Thailand, the Philippine men’s volleyball team achieved the improbable and survived for a stunning five-set escape act in the semifinal round.  Fittingly enough, ...
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Why Meryll had to apologize to John Lloyd about ‘Culion’s’ teaser issue
"We have to respect how he feels," "Culion" star Meryll Soriano said of her coactor John Lloyd Cruz's decision to issue a statement opposing his inclusion in the teaser of director Alvin Yapan's historical drama. It was Meryll, and "Culion" assistant director Candy Manalo Nagrampa, who contacted John Lloyd to say that he was "needed" in the movie. In a statement, the controversial and reclusive actor claimed that putting his face in the teaser was "preemptive" and that this was the "opposite of what I actually requested and agreed on." At the "Culion" grand press conference on Thursday night, Meryll apologized to John Lloyd "on behalf of the whole production team. If he felt hu...Keep on reading: Why Meryll had to apologize to John Lloyd about ‘Culion’s’ teaser issue
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Comics (December 9, 2019)
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Fashion for passion
Rotary Club of Cubao-Quezon City, led by president Enrique Salcedo and past president Veronica Ho, held Fashion for Passion at the Grand Ballroom of the Novotel Manila Araneta City Hotel.
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That other life as a sportswriter
Must be happenstance that the Southeast Asian Games are being held in Manila late in the year, as it has been in the past every 14 years or so in 2005 and, before that, 1991. In 1981 the games were also held here, serving as prelude to Diay de Vega’s ruling the 100 and 200 meters in the Asian Games the following year.
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Here lies the artist’s ego: ‘Stay’ by The Sine Wave Orchestra
Everything we hear can be broken down into a sound: the sine wave.
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The other Pepe
This column started out in my mind as an account of a return visit to Dapitan, where my wife Beng and I had first gone eight years ago to pay homage to Jose Rizal, who had lived there in exile for four years between 1892 and 1896, until shortly before his arrest in Europe and his trial and execution in Manila.
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Barrioquinto, BenCab, Zobel reign at León Auction
It’s not often easy to learn an object lesson at an auction.
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Tech-loaded & ready for roads ahead
The new Porsche Macan holds its position as a techie SUV with distinctive exterior features such as the new LED tail light panel that ensure that it is ready for the future.
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Techie restaurants? Why not
The digital era continues to disrupt every segment of the restaurant value chain whether it be from in-store or customer-facing technology and, the only way to thrive in this changing landscape is to adopt a digital-first tech approach, says leading solutions provider Genie Technologies Inc.
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E-commerce in Asia, 25 Years Later
Twenty-five years ago today, a tiny startup called Net Market figured out how to send an encrypted credit card transaction over the web.
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