#WalangPasok: Class Suspensions Declared In These Areas Today (September 13)

Class Suspensions Declared In These Areas on Friday (September 13) WALANG PASOK – Several local government units have declared class suspensions due to the effects of Tropical Depression Marilyn. Over the past few days, the combined effects of the southwest monsoon and Tropical Depression Marilyn affect the weather condition over some parts of the country. […]

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Former Teacher Posts Open Letter For Raffy Tulfo Over Its Decision
Former Teacher Expresses Disappointment Over Raffy Tulfo’s Decision A former teacher expressed his disappointment towards the veteran broadcaster Raffy Tulfo over its decision towards teacher Teacher Melita Limjuco. Teacher Melita Limjuco has been featured at “Raffy Tulfo In Action” after the parents of a grade 2 student complained against the method she used to disciple […] The post Former Teacher Posts Open Letter For Raffy Tulfo Over Its Decision appeared first on Philippine News.
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Traffic Lights Synchronize with Music Beat Like Disco Lights Goes Viral
Traffic Lights Synchronize with the Beat of Music Turn Disco Lights at Night A video uploaded on social media where the traffic lights synchronizing to the beat of music like disco lights at night became viral after it was posted. Recently, a page from Facebook uploaded a video where the traffic lights suddenly become disco […] The post Traffic Lights Synchronize with Music Beat Like Disco Lights Goes Viral appeared first on Philippine News.
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Buod Ng Alamat Ng Mansanas – Tungkol Sa Alamat Nitong Prutas
Buod Ng Alamat Ng Mansanas – Tungkol Sa Alamat Nitong Prutas ALAMAT NG MANSANAS – Sa paksang ito, ating babasahin at tutuklasin ang buong buod tungkol sa alamat ng mansanas. Ang buod ng alamat na ito ay galing sa isang WordPress na website na Kdeleon15. Narito ang sumusunod na buod: Isang araw, may isang tao […] The post Buod Ng Alamat Ng Mansanas – Tungkol Sa Alamat Nitong Prutas appeared first on Philippine News.
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Sunshine Cruz Speaks About Cesar Montano’s Son Diego Loyzaga
Heartfelt Message of Sunshine Cruz About Cesar Montano’s Son Diego Loyzaga SUNSHINE CRUZ – Actress Sunshine Cruz spoke about Diego Loyzaga, the son of her former husband Cesar Montano. It is no secret to the public that actor Diego Loyzaga has a wonderful relationship with his former stepmom, Sunshine Cruz, and half-siblings. He is Cesar […] The post Sunshine Cruz Speaks About Cesar Montano’s Son Diego Loyzaga appeared first on Philippine News.
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Hilton Manila lights up with travel-inspired Christmas tree, celebrations
Hilton Manila held its yearly Christmas lighting ceremony, and announced its partnership with Smile Train Philippines.
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Streetboys, Universal Motion Dancers, Manoeuvres come together in one dance concert
Popular '90s dance groups Streetboys, The Manoeuvres and Universal Motion Dancers (UMD) will come together in one stage to celebrate the year 2020 in a dance concert on January 31, 2020 in ABS-CBN Vertis Tent.
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Philosophy Of The Human Person – What Is This Philosophy? (Answers)
Answers To The Question: What Is The Philosophy Of The Human Person? PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON – In this article, we will learn more about the Philosophy of the Human Person. One of the most debated subjects in the field of Philosophy is that of the human person. Scholars argue that the human person […] The post Philosophy Of The Human Person – What Is This Philosophy? (Answers) appeared first on Philippine News.
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VIDEO: Netizen Orders Watch, Only To Receive “Time Machine”
Video Of Netizen Orders Watch, Only To Receive “Time Machine” Goes Viral TIME MACHINE – A video where a netizen ordered a watch online, only to recieve a “time machine” sparked hilarious reaction from netizens. There are times when things are not what they seem as advertised, especially in the world of online shopping. Such […] The post VIDEO: Netizen Orders Watch, Only To Receive “Time Machine” appeared first on Philippine News.
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VIDEO: Jane De Leon Receives Birthday Surprise From Family
Jane De Leon’s Family Organized an Early Birthday Surprise For Her JANE DE LEON – ABS-CBN actress Jane De Leon received an early birthday surprise from her family. Filipina actress Jane De Leon is among the most beautiful stars from the Kapamilya network. She starred in tv shows such as “La Luna Sangre,” “Wansapanatym,” and […] The post VIDEO: Jane De Leon Receives Birthday Surprise From Family appeared first on Philippine News.
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Poor Old Man Seeks Help After Experiencing Series of Bad Luck
Concerned Netizen Seeks Help for Poor Old Man Who Experienced Series of Bad Luck A certain netizen is now seeking help for a poor old man who experienced a series of bad luck in Manila while trying to land a stable job. A Facebook user named Parplehaze Bautista has shared the heartbreaking story of an […] The post Poor Old Man Seeks Help After Experiencing Series of Bad Luck appeared first on Philippine News.
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MMDA Member Rushed To Hospital Following Fight Vs. Bus Driver, Konduktor
MMDA Member Involved in Fight Against Bus Driver & Konduktor MMDA MEMBER – A member of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority was rushed to the hospital following a fight against a bus driver and a konduktor. There are several people assigned on the road to maintain the smooth flow of the traffic. Some of them […] The post MMDA Member Rushed To Hospital Following Fight Vs. Bus Driver, Konduktor appeared first on Philippine News.
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Teacher Melita Limjuco Daughter Sentiments Over Raffy Tulfo’s Decision
Teacher Melita Limjuco daughter airs sentiments about her mother’s current situation. TEACHER MELITA LIMJUCO – The daughter of Teacher Melita Limjuco airs her sentiment over the current controversy of her mother. The issue of Teacher Melita Limjuco after disciplining her Grade 2 student is accordingly the worst episode of the program Raffy Tulfo In Action. […] The post Teacher Melita Limjuco Daughter Sentiments Over Raffy Tulfo’s Decision appeared first on Philippine News.
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Filipino who teaches street children at Manila cemetery gets London nod
A Filipino who educates children at the Manila North Cemetery was nominated for an international award in London. Reymond “Rey” de Jesus was among the nominees for the Community Employee of the Year award at the Investors in People Awards or IIP for this 2019. The awarding ceremony happened in London last November 19. De […] The post Filipino who teaches street children at Manila cemetery gets London nod appeared first on Interaksyon.
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LIST: Temporary Road Closure Of Jones Bridge On Sunday (November 24)
Temporary Road Closure Of Jones Bridge On Sunday (November 24) JONES BRIDGE – The government of Manila recently announced that there will be a temporary road closure of Jones Bridge on Sunday. According to PhilStar, the Manila Public Information Office said in its advisory that the bridge will be closed on Sunday starting 3 PM […] The post LIST: Temporary Road Closure Of Jones Bridge On Sunday (November 24) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Old Jeepneys Can Operate After Modernization Deadline W/ Conditions
Old Jeepneys Can Continue To Operate Beyond 2020 With Conditions OLD JEEPNEYS – According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) old jeepneys that are still roadworthy can continue to operate under certain conditions. Based on a report from CNN, the agency sent a message to reporters on Wednesday that stated old jeepneys can operate if […] The post Old Jeepneys Can Operate After Modernization Deadline W/ Conditions appeared first on Philippine News.
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Police to guard polls for vote in protest-wracked Hong Kong
HONG KONG --- Police will be out in force at polling stations in Hong Kong this weekend as keenly contested local elections take place amid ongoing anti-government protests. Hong Kong's new police commissioner, Tang Ping-keung, told reporters Friday that officers would deal with any outbreak of violence immediately without hesitation. Six masked protesters surrendered before dawn, bringing to about 30 the number that has come out in the past day from a university campus surrounded by police. The group emerged from a campus entrance and held hands as they walked toward a checkpoint around 3 a.m. Five wore the black clothing favored by the movement and the other was in a blue ...Keep on reading: Police to guard polls for vote in protest-wracked Hong Kong
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Philippines mounts own international modeling tilt
PARAAQUE CITY---After having several beauty pageants, for both women and men, setting its roots in the Philippines, a maverick queen maker has launched the first international modelling competition in the country. Jonas Gaffud, head of modeling firm Mercator Model Management and Empire Philippines, mounted the Global Asian Model contest which seeks to highlight the Asians' potentials in the international modeling scene. "We used to have modeling contests here in the Philippines, but they were not international. I want to show the Filipino people something new," Gaffud, who is also an accomplished mentor of international beauty queens, told the Inquirer in an earlier interview. "Asia...Keep on reading: Philippines mounts own international modeling tilt
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WATCH: Bea Alonzo on moving on from Gerald Anderson
Kapamilya actress Bea Alonzo revealed that she has moved on from her relationship with Kapamilya actor Gerald Anderson.
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TRANSLATE ENGLISH TO TAGALOG – “Seem”
Translate English To Tagalog “Seem” TRANSLATE ENGLISH TO TAGALOG – What is the Tagalog or Filipino translation of the word “seem”? In this article, we will review the meaning of the uncommon word “seem”. We will also discover its counterpart in Tagalog or the Filipino language. What is “seem”? Based on Merriam Webster Dictionary, the […] The post TRANSLATE ENGLISH TO TAGALOG – “Seem” appeared first on Philippine News.
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Dawn fire raze 12 firms in Kidapawan
KIDAPAWAN CITY ---- A Saturday dawn fire gutted at least 12 establishments and some residential houses in this quake-stricken city. Captain Marjorie Resurrection, the city fire marshal said the two-hour fire broke out in one of the internet shops at the back of a restaurant and spread in the nearby establishments. "Actually there was an ongoing party celebration in one of the stores. Some party-goers saw the fire that already spread in nearby stalls," Resurrection said. Resurrection disclosed that among those gutted were internet shops, boarding houses, eateries, and some residences. Although the Bureau of Fire Protection was able to respond quickly to the fire alarm around 3 a.m.,...Keep on reading: Dawn fire raze 12 firms in Kidapawan
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Young Lad Receives a Surprise Gift from Spyder PH After Photo Went Viral
Young Lad from the Viral Photo in Front of Store Receives Gift From Spyder PH SPYDER- the famous motorcycle helmet brand in the Philippines surprise and give a young lad who became viral on social media captured in front of their store carrying diapers a gift. Spyder Philippines Facebook page recently shares a story of […] The post Young Lad Receives a Surprise Gift from Spyder PH After Photo Went Viral appeared first on Philippine News.
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Bong Go: Let Filipinos be judges of the drug war
      MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go reacted to the statements of former president Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday, November 20, who asked why President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Vice President Leni Robredo as drug czar if he does not trust her.   Go defended the President, saying that Robredo was appointed so she can have the opportunity for resolving the drug problem herself after she referred to the drug war as "a failure."   "In-appoint po siya ni Pangulong Duterte dahil sa kaka-comment nya na hindi raw maganda ang pamamalakad ni Pangulong Duterte labanan ang iligal na droga," Go said. "Sabi ng Pangulo, ...Keep on reading: Bong Go: Let Filipinos be judges of the drug war
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Vape smoker nabbed, then freed in Lucena City
LUCENA CITY ---- Police arrested a vape-smoker in this city on Thursday night, just days after President Duterte ordered the ban on the use and importation of e-cigarettes sans an executive order. Lucena police identified the violator as Marq Joseph Virtucio, 21, a resident of a middle-class subdivision in Barangay Gulang-Gulang. Police said Virtucio was collared while smoking e-cigarette along Quezon Avenue in the city's downtown area around 8:45 p.m. Authorities brought the vape smoker at the police station, recorded his name on the blotter, and released him afterward. Police confiscated the e-cigarette. On Tuesday night, President Duterte ordered the ban on the use and importatio...Keep on reading: Vape smoker nabbed, then freed in Lucena City
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Raffy Tulfo: Teacher Melita Limjuco Earns Sympathy, Lawyer Wants To Help
Teacher Melita Limjuco from Raffy Tulfo receives sympathy from many people. RAFFY TULFO – The case of teacher Melita Limjuco where her license and profession was put at stake reached the knowledge of an education lawyer. Teacher Melita Limjuco was the mentor of a Grade 2 student whose parents took the Raffy Tulfo In Action […] The post Raffy Tulfo: Teacher Melita Limjuco Earns Sympathy, Lawyer Wants To Help appeared first on Philippine News.
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Emilia Clarke says she got urged to do nude scenes so as not to ‘disappoint’ ‘Game of Thrones’ fans
Emilia Clarke opened up on being pressured to do nudity for projects after "Game of Thrones," stating that her experience with co-star Jason Momoa helped her in knowing her boundaries with nude scenes. The actress said she was clueless on how to go about doing nude scenes when she was cast in "Game of Thrones," her first major project after drama school, she said on Dax Shepard's podcast "Armchair Expert" on Monday, Nov. 18. Clarke said she perceived being naked on the set as "a job," but when she was filming the first season, she felt lost. "I'd been on a film set twice before then, and I'm now on a film set completely naked with all of these people, and I don't know what I'm me...Keep on reading: Emilia Clarke says she got urged to do nude scenes so as not to ‘disappoint’ ‘Game of Thrones’ fans
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‘Bookies’ bet collector busted in Quezon
LUCENA CITY ---- A 60-year-old suspected bet collector of the illegal operation of the government-run Small Town Lottery (STL) or "bookies," was arrested in Tayabas City in Quezon province on Thursday. Laila Dator, a resident of Barangay Tongko, was nabbed while collecting money bet from undercover police around 8 p.m., Colonel Audie Madrideo, Quezon police director, said in a report. Authorities confiscated several bet collection lists and bet money from the suspect. Police said the suspect failed to produce identification cards issued by Pirouette Gaming Corp., the licensed STL operator in the province, which indicates they were engaged in "bookies" operation. The suspect was charg...Keep on reading: ‘Bookies’ bet collector busted in Quezon
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Pope Francis turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people
SAM PHRAN, Thailand --- Pope Francis tended to the needs of Thailand's tiny Catholic hierarchy Thursday, urging priests and nuns to find ways to communicate the faith with "a Thai face and flesh" in an overwhelmingly Buddhist country. Thousands of Thais welcomed Pope Francis as he traveled to St. Peter's Parish, a Catholic community outside Bangkok, to pray at the sanctuary of Thailand's first martyred priest. There, he told a few hundred priests and nuns that he read "with some pain" that for many Thais, Christianity is "a religion for foreigners." "This should spur us to find ways to talk about the faith in dialect, like a mother who sings lullabies to her child," he said. "Wi...Keep on reading: Pope Francis turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people
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MMDA to motorists: Cooperate with stop-and-go scheme for SEA Games
  MANILA, Philippines --- Days before the country hosts the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reminded the public to cooperate with all the traffic schemes they will implement from November 30 to December 11 at various areas of Luzon, including Metro Manila. To ensure traffic flow will be well-maintained throughout the multi-sport event, MMDA previously announced it would implement "stop-and-go" schemes along Edsa and other major thoroughfares in the metropolis to allow convoys of delegates, officials, athletes, and other guests to pass through. In a statement Friday, MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim asked for "motorists' and com...Keep on reading: MMDA to motorists: Cooperate with stop-and-go scheme for SEA Games
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Korean peninsula conflict, security issues in Asean-ROK summit agenda
MANILA, Philippines --- Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will discuss the Korean Peninsula conflict among other pressing security issues during the Asean-Republic of Korea (Asean-ROK) Commemorative Summit, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Junever Mahilum-West said Friday. The conflict was based on the division of Korea between North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). Both claim to be the government of the entire country. Korean President Moon Jae-in and Asean leaders will also tackle their 30 years of cooperation at Asean-ROK, which will be held on November 25 to 26 in Busan, South Korea, acco...Keep on reading: Korean peninsula conflict, security issues in Asean-ROK summit agenda
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Glaiza de Castro gets foreigner boyfriend, urges Angelica Panganiban to do the same
Kapuso actress Glaiza de Castro has never been vocal about her personal life than now.  
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LIST: Alternate routes for Jones Bridge’s Sunday temporary closure
The city government of Manila advised the public of the temporary closure of Jones Bridge on Sunday, November 24.
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SEA Games 2019: Footage Captured Inside The Multimillion Cauldron
Footage Captured Inside The Controversial SEA Games 2019 Cauldron SEA GAMES 2019 – Here’s what’s inside the controversial cauldron for the upcoming SEA Games in the Philippines. The 30th Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines will start next week. In a previous article, we featured the photos of the cauldrons that were used in the […] The post SEA Games 2019: Footage Captured Inside The Multimillion Cauldron appeared first on Philippine News.
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Globe Telecom excites users with the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy Fold
In this fast-paced, ever-evolving world, many of us busybodies are in need of a smartphone that could complement our multifaceted lifestyles. Whether that handheld device is used for work purposes or for leisure, we all want something that is handy, easy-to-use, and diverse enough to meet our day-to-day needs and satisfy our long-term desires. Luckily, that device has now been introduced to the market. So for the young professionals and tech-savvy experts out there, Globe Telecom, in partnership with Samsung, proudly unveils the new Samsung Galaxy Fold! Last November 14, Globe invited special guests and members of the media to the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold,...Keep on reading: Globe Telecom excites users with the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy Fold
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Highly-anticipated TM Football Para Sa Bayan free clinics return at BGC
TM Football Para sa Bayan (TM FPSB) in partnership with Green Archers United Football Club are now offering free football clinics to young street footballers and disadvantaged kids. The clinics, which kicked off last November 16 will be sustained every Saturday at the BGC Football Turf from 10 am to 12nn. The learning sessions for both boys and girls as young as 5 to 13 years old, will be facilitated by professional football coaches from Green Archers United FC, who are currently competing in the Philippine Football League. The football club also tapped Futbol Futbol Funatics Academy, to help lead the learning sessions through coaching and mentoring support for the participants. ...Keep on reading: Highly-anticipated TM Football Para Sa Bayan free clinics return at BGC
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Ethos, Pathos, Lagos – What Are These? (Answers)
Answers To The Question: What Are Ethos, Pathos, & Logos? ETHOS, PATHOS, LOGOS – In this article, we will learn more about what these words are, their significance and their importance. These three Greek words are actually modes of persuasion used to convince the audience. Adding to this, they are also called the three artistic […] The post Ethos, Pathos, Lagos – What Are These? (Answers) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Mayweather teases boxing comeback
Floyd Mayweather announced he will end his retirement from boxing in 2020
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Teacher dead in Quezon road accident
LUCENA CITY ---- A teacher died when she fell off a motorcycle traveling the ecotourism road in Sariaya town in Quezon province on Thursday night, police said Friday. Sariaya police reported that Julia Jimenez, 25, was on a motorcycle with Alvin Jimenez, 28, traversing the ecotourism road in Barangay Talaan Aplaya around 12:30 p.m. The report said the Lucena-bound motorcycle rider tried to evade collision with an incoming mini-tanker with a black tractor head which swerved and occupied the opposite lane. But during the maneuver, the victim fell off the motorcycle and was subsequently ran over by the other vehicle that hurriedly escaped after the incident. The victim died on the spot....Keep on reading: Teacher dead in Quezon road accident
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'One time big time' operations vs traffic violators to prevent tragic road incidents, LTO says
“The goal is to prevent incidents that we do not want to happen, not just to flag down violators,” LTO chief Edgar Galvante said.
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John Lloyd Cruz’s New Look Sparks Comments – Shaves Off Beard?
Netizens React To the New Look of John Lloyd Cruz JOHN LLOYD CRUZ – The netizens reacted to the new look of Kapamilya actor John Lloyd Cruz after he shaved off his beard. Currently, the fans and supports of Kapamilya actor John Lloyd still await his comeback to the Philippine showbiz industry. Since he filed […] The post John Lloyd Cruz’s New Look Sparks Comments – Shaves Off Beard? appeared first on Philippine News.
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Lapid wants free insurance coverage for professional Filipino athletes
MANILA, Philippines---A bill seeking to provide all professional Filipino athletes who are competing in international sports competitions with free insurance coverage, has been filed in the Senate.   In filing Senate Bill No. 1152, also known as the "Professional Filipino Athletes Insurance Benefits Act," Senator Lito Lapid said the government must provide insurance benefits that will cover the medical expenses, travel insurance, death benefits, among others, to professional Filipino athletes who are competing in any international professional sports competition or in other equally prestigious world championship games, in both individual and team events. Once the proposed b...Keep on reading: Lapid wants free insurance coverage for professional Filipino athletes
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Jose Mari Chan collaborates with other OPM singers for all-star Christmas single
What is Christmas in the Philippines without Jose Mari Chan’s beautiful holiday songs ringing throughout the nation?
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Traffic Personnel Confiscating Poor Vendor’s Products Goes Viral Online
Poor Vendor’s Products Confiscated by Some Traffic Personnel The video footage of several traffic personnel confiscating the poor vendor’s products goes viral after it was posted on social media. Over the few months, the Philippine government is already implementing stricter rules and regulations in the country. Road widening projects and road clearing programs are already […] The post Traffic Personnel Confiscating Poor Vendor’s Products Goes Viral Online appeared first on Philippine News.
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De Lima: Duterte’s 2016 statements could be proof of ‘mistrial’
  MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncements prejudging her guilt could be a strong cause for "mistrial," opposition Senator Leila de Lima said Friday.   "Doesn't Mr. Duterte realize that his many public statements since August 0f 2016, all documented by media, which prejudge my guilt, are a veritable strong cause for a mistrial?" De Lima said in a statement sent from Camp Crame where she is being detained.   This was after Duterte insisted that the drug charges against De Lima are true.   "A farcical trial fueled by this President's lies and vindictiveness borne out of deep-seated personal hatred and prejudice....Keep on reading: De Lima: Duterte’s 2016 statements could be proof of ‘mistrial’
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Joy Ride Alert: Take a Look at UPLB's Newest Bridge
Swinging by Los Baños soon?
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PAL: Emergency landing of Manila-bound flight in LA airport to be probed
MANILA, Philippines -- An investigation is underway on a Philippine Airlines (PAL) Manila-bound flight that circled back this morning and made an emergency landing at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after suffering an engine failure shortly after takeoff. PR flight 113 landed at 12 noon local time about 15 minutes after takeoff, PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said on Friday. The aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, was carrying 342 passengers and 18 crew members. "We affirm that safety is our top priority and that Philippine Airlines is fully cooperating with the concerned airport and aviation authorities," Villaluna said. PAL described the incident as a "technical proble...Keep on reading: PAL: Emergency landing of Manila-bound flight in LA airport to be probed
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Flying Solo This Christmas? Here's How to Score Tour Discounts
Alone but not lonely!
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PAGASA – Severe Tropical Storm Sarah Weakens Into A Tropical Storm
PAGASA – Severe Tropical Storm Sarah Weakens Into A Tropical Storm PAGASA – State weather bureau PAGASA recently said that the severe tropical storm Sarah has weakened into a tropical storm. The bureau said that it was last seen at about 430 kilometers east of the town of Basco, Batanes. It is currently packed with […] The post PAGASA – Severe Tropical Storm Sarah Weakens Into A Tropical Storm appeared first on Philippine News.
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Lawsuit: Church pressured victims into unfair settlements
NEW YORK --- Two impoverished Mississippi men who say they were sexually assaulted by Franciscan missionaries filed a federal lawsuit Thursday claiming that Catholic officials pressured them into signing settlements that paid them little money and required them to remain silent about the alleged abuse. The lawsuit, filed in New York, claims the church officials drew up the agreements a year ago to prevent the men from telling their stories or going to court -- a violation of a 2002 promise by American bishops to abandon the use of nondisclosure agreements, as part of an effort to end the cover-up of sexual abuse within the church.   "The confidentiality provisions contained...Keep on reading: Lawsuit: Church pressured victims into unfair settlements
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