MANILA, Philippines --- Two detainees escaped from their police escorts while inside the courtroom of the Quezon City Hall of Justice on Thursday morning. A report from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) identified the inmates as Ariel Consulta and John Kerwin Clemente. The escape was discovered after an unidentified jail personnel asked Detachment Commander Dario Asis of Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency to view a closed-circuit television (CCTV) inside the building. The CCTV film showed that Clemente and Consulta were with 21 other detainees when they were brought to the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 82 at 9 a.m. Clemente and Consulta did not have any...Keep on reading: 2 inmates escape while inside QC Hall of Justice
MANILA, Philippines --- Aboitiz InfraCapital Inc. (Aboitiz InfraCapital), the infrastructure business unit of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., has signed a deal with Frontier Tower Associates Philippines, Inc. (FTAP) to establish a network of new telecommunication towers in the country. Aboitiz InfraCapital said the cooperation agreement seeks the «development, construction, operation and maintenance of a network of new towers throughout the Philippines» to vastly improve and expand the country's cellular and telecommunications capabilities. The deal comes after the Department of Information and Communication Technology's (DICT) called on common tower providers to help in developing a...Keep on reading: Aboitiz, Frontier Tower sign deal for common cell sites
MANILA, Philippines --- Veteran actor Eddie Garcia's remains will be cremated on Thursday at 11:00 p.m. at the Heritage Park, his stepson 1-Pacman Rep. Michael «Mikee» Romero said. Romero said the actor's remains will be transferred from the Makati Medical Center to The Heritage Park. «Ngayon po nakaaalis na po ng hospital and papunta na ho ng Heritage Park (His remains just left the hospital and on its way to the Heritage Park),» Romero said in a video posted by CNN Philippines. He said his wish was to be cremated right away from the death bed. Romero said fans can pay their last respects to the veteran actor starting Friday at 9:00 a.m. and until Sunday, but the venue is yet t...Keep on reading: Eddie Garcia’s remains to be cremated, wake to start Friday
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is set to present its proposal for an alternative automated election system on Friday. DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr., who also serves as the chair of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Advisory Council, said the proposal will integrate an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software technology into the system. Rio said the proposal seeks to make the elections «more credible and transparent.» «We will continue to study this so that we can know what to improve and hopefully, be adopted in time for the 2022 elections,» Rio said in a statement. The DICT made the proposal after Pre...Keep on reading: DICT to present proposal on alternative automated election system
MANILA, Philippines --- Celebrities have recalled their memorable moments with the veteran actor Eddie Garcia after he passed away Thursday at the age of 90. READ: BREAKING: Eddie Garcia passes away Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano recounted Manoy's words of encouragement to him whenever they see each other in events. «I always used to come up to this man when we would be in the same event and tell him that if I ever got to his age, I'd like to be as strong as he was. He would just smile and often encourage me by saying he was happy that I was doing ok,» Valenciano wrote in an Instagram post. Valenciano also took pride in getting the chance to work with Garcia: "It was an hono...Keep on reading: Celebrities reminisce their memorable moments with Eddie Garcia
The monarch arrived by an open-top carriage for Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot, alongside Prince Andrew and Princess Anne. Zara and Mike Tindall were also back for day three of the meet.
Russian oil giant Lukoil and the country’s biggest independent gas producer, Novatek, are among the 20 biggest large-cap value creators for shareholders, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) rating shows. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has purchased 200,000 troy ounces (6 tons) of gold in May, boosting bullion reserves to 2,190 tons. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Philippine pavilion will be a 3,000 square-metre space with a 1,300 square-metre enclosed area.
She called the police for help.
Violators will also have their vehicles seized for one week.
Причиной взрыва предположительно стала утечка бытового газа. в доме были три квартиры, одна из которых пустовала. В других помещениях должны были находиться три человека. На месте происшествия работают восемь пожарных расчетов, оснащенных специальной техникой, а также карабинеры, которые выясняют все обстоятельства инцидента.
[VOA] Elizabeth Etimu, 62, is inconsolable. Her son, Eric Etimu, a 27-year-old police officer, was killed Monday by separatist fighters in the English-speaking southwestern town of Mamfe.
[VOA] Uganda hosts Africa's largest refugee population -- one-and-a-quarter million -- and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.
[Gender Links] History was made on June 19 when Malawi elected the first ever female Speaker of Parliament, a development gender and rights activists say is a victory for the country's democracy and efforts for gender inclusion. In the 55 years of independence Malawi has never had a female Speaker of Parliament.
Egypt star Mohamed Salah will aim to add the Africa Cup of Nations title to the Champions League he won with Liverpool this month – potentially cementing his claims for the Ballon d’Or in the process. Read Full Article at RT.com
Amid disputes over the authenticity of reports that Iran shot down a US drone, US President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday with a clear message: “Iran made a very big mistake!” Read Full Article at RT.com
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) would not just close establishments polluting Manila Bay, they would also order a full shutdown of their operations. DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda said Thursday they are set to enforce «no-nonsense» enforcement of laws against establishments polluting the Manila Bay. «This time we'll try to make sure that [it will] shut down their full operation [...] unlike before na shutdown lang natin yung gripo, waterwaste nila (unlike before when we just shut down their faucets and waterwaste),» Antiporda told INQUIRER.net on the sidelines of the opening of Art For Manila Bay Rehabilitation Exhibit at Sola...Keep on reading: DENR warns Manila Bay polluters of full operations shutdown
MANILA, Philippines --- As the world of show business mourned the passing of Eddie Garcia, tributes poured for the industry giant whose career spanned seven decades. Among them was Tony Award winner actress Lea Salonga who took to Instagram to praise the veteran actor. «Rest In Peace to one of our industry's giants. Besides talent, you epitomized strength and sex appeal,» Salonga said. «That you remained a force for as long as you've been active speaks volumes to your work ethic and professionalism. You will not be forgotten,» she added. Garcia passed away on Thursday at age 90. Last June 8, he suffered a neck fracture after tripping on a cable wire on the set o...Keep on reading: Eddie Garcia ‘epitomized strength and sex appeal,’ says Lea Salonga
MANILA, Philippines---Generika-Ayala yanked out a come-from-behind victory over Foton, 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 26-17, late Thursday night for its second win in the Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference at Imus City Sports Complex. The Lifesavers stood their ground against the solid lineup of the Tornadoes in a solid follow up of their win over the Marinerang Pilipinas Lady Skippers. Foton absorbed its first loss after winning its debut against the Sta Lucia Lady Realtors. ...Keep on reading: PSL: Generika-Ayala picks up 2nd win after rallying past Foton
MANILA, Philippines --- Actor Coco Martin, who recently worked alongside the late Eddie Garcia in the popular television show «Ang Probinsyano,» penned a touching message to his «Lo» and thanked him for the time they spent together. Hours after the news of Garcia's death was announced Thursday, Martin shared three photos on Instagram, two of the late actor and one of them together. https://www.instagram.com/p/By7kDshAebI/?igshid=u463hxwcv2gs «['Di ko] mapaliwanag ang lungkot at sakit na nararamdaman namin ngayon. Iniisip ko na lang po na ang Diyos ang may kagustuhan ng lahat ng nangyayari para sa atin,» Martin wrote. (I cannot explain the sadness that we feel. I trust that Go...Keep on reading: Coco Martin pens heartfelt message to late actor Eddie Garcia
MANILA, Philippines --- Veteran actor Eddie Garcia «should not have died yet,» Megastar Sharon Cuneta said Thursday. «He should not have died yet. Had there been no neglect of safety for the actors, he would have lived to more than 100...!!!» Cuneta wrote in an Instagram post. https://www.instagram.com/p/By7fnvAHsc5/ Garcia passed away at the age of 90. He suffered a neck fracture after tripping on a cable wire on the set of an upcoming teleserye last June 8. READ: BREAKING: Eddie Garcia passes away READ: Eddie Garcia suffered neck fracture, not heart attack Cuneta's post was accompanied by a video of Garcia's interview with film producer and writer Noel Ferrer. Aske...Keep on reading: Sharon Cuneta: Eddie Garcia ‘should not have died yet’
Said Ruwa scored the consolation goals for Mariakani in the 45th and 56th minutes.
Winners in various disciplines will qualify for the nationals set for Kisumu next month.
Raila conveyed the greetings of President Uhuru Kenyatta to the team.
Over 500,000 people will be employed directly and indirectly.
Initiative funded by Equity Bank, KCB and MasterCard Foundation.
The world’s largest air carrier, American Airlines, has become the first major US airline to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle A321XLR jets from Airbus as Boeing is tries to win back customers’ trust after two recent crashes. Read Full Article at RT.com
South African unions have joined forces to take on the Rothschild family, which they have accused of being involved in attempts to 'capture' the country’s State Owned Enterprises (SOEs). Read Full Article at RT.com
Western economic restrictions have deprived the Russian economy of $50 billion, but the European Union has been hit harder, losing $240 billion since 2014, according Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read Full Article at RT.com
Sales of Russia’s agricultural products abroad are expected to reach $45 billion in the next five years, according to President Vladimir Putin. Read Full Article at RT.com
The “only way that can ever change” the supremacy of the US dollar as a global reserve currency is if there’s a genuine, “long-term alternative,” former chairman of Goldman Sachs Jim O’Neill said. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) is continuing its campaign for electoral reform with a public meeting to be held on Sunday June 30th, 2019 from 3:00 pm at The River Bank (The Arch). CCM President, Loftus Durand, in a letter...
An Ontario wife is questioning her husband’s sudden death in the Dominican Republic in April, where nine Americans have died over the past year.
Authorities are to announce details today of a years-long investigation into what they describe as an Ontario-based online «big box store» for child pornography.