Senior high school students of a Catholic collegefailed to enumerate the Ten Commandments, so did the MBA students of Ateneo and DLSU, when I asked them. Half of them also responded that same sex marriage is okay, provided there's real love between the couple. Huh, the FreeToLove ads of Close-Up? In thePhilippines, «parishes are often seen as sacramental filling stations, where people come for the Eucharist, baptisms, marriages and funerals, but little else,» assessed Catholic journalist John L. Allen Jr. Socio-cultural activist and tour guide Carlos Celdran had a confession: «If a plane is crashing and I'm in it,» he said, «I'll pray the Hail Mary.»"Raised ...Keep on reading: Can PH Catholic education be saved?
NEW YORK---I heard last month, from the fictionist Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, that the writer Alberto Florentino had passed away in late September. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, complicated by the fact that he had had Alzheimer's for some time. At the time of his death, Bert had been living with his wife, Eva, in Portland, Oregon, where they had moved from New York about a decade ago, to be closer to their daughter Lisa and her family. I knew of Bert before I met him in New York. He had made a name for himself by winning a Palanca award for his play The World Is an Apple, when he was all of twenty-three years of age. Significantly, Bert had also been the publishe...Keep on reading: Playwright Alberto S. Florentino, 1931-2018
CALGARY, Alberta -- Art is the subject that binds three Filipinas in Calgary who recently mounted an exhibition portraying ageless themes such as virtues, nature, joy and meditation. Entitled «Rhythm of Art» Eva, Josie and Desiree's paintings wowed the visitors on October 21 at Capitol Hill Community Centre in Calgary. The three immigrants from the Philippines came together at different points in their lives when the craving for art became inescapable. Bright future Eva Villanueva has been working as a floral designer in Calgary for over28 years. Back in the Philippines, her involvement in art started in the 1970s. The fi...Keep on reading: Three Filipinas in Calgary prove art is ageless, irresistible
To most immigrant Filipinos in North America, going home «for good» to the Philippines may not be on top of the agenda. Career, family, culture and political stability are just a few of the considerations one has to make before making the big move.Roland Isla, a Filipino Canadian, did make the biggest decision in his life -- moving back to the Philippines. He left his lucrative job as a quantity surveyor to build a life in the country that his parents had left. Eventually, he established the Isla Kali Mandirigma Martial Art School in Manila. "I felt a sense of affinity that made me believe that I belong here not in Canada. Completely irrational (to some). I moved to t...Keep on reading: Fil-Canadian ‘brings back’ native martial art to PH
Functioning as an important antioxidant for metabolism and body regulation, glutathione is a molecule composed of three amino acids (glutamin, cysteine and glycine) found in fresh foods or artificial products, such as oral and injectable nutritional supplements, inhaled drug or skin products. In its latest public advisory, the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) said current scientific evidence is «not strong enough» to establish that glutathione-containing products are efficacious «skin whiteners» when tested on healthy volunteers. While glutathione products are generally recognized as safe, the PDS said various side effects, ranging from mild to severe, have been linked to gl...Keep on reading: IN THE KNOW: What is glutathione?
By: Harry Lawrence For reasons that we shall set out, these arguments (by Guatemala) do not establish that Guatemala possesses at the present time any title to any part of
In Ghana, figures suggest only 15 percent of the over 27 million population have access to safe latrines.
Joy News journalist Justice Baidoo won TV Story of the Year at the 2018 African Journalists Family Planning Reporting Awards in Kigali, Rwanda.
Ghanaian United Nations Police Officer, Supt. Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei, has been adjudged as the 2018 UN Female Police Officer of the Year.
The police officer who was shot in the neck at Nsuta in the Ashanti region has been discharged from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
Learning disabilities are neurological disorders that affect the brain’s ability to receive process, analyze and store information.
Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, was denied parole because he “severely” underestimated his issues with alcohol, according to the Parole Board of Canada’s written decision, which also reveals his plans to re-integrate into society would have included living with his fiancée and working.
Cleaning up Newfoundland's largest-ever oil spill, which leaked into the ocean last week, is now impossible according to the regulatory board that oversees the province's offshore activities.
A video circulating the internet showing a cyclist throwing his own feces at the windshield of a car has sparked an investigation by Victoria police.
The Alberta Court of Appeal says a trial judge was right to sentence a dangerous offender who tortured and starved his victim to an indefinite period in prison.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions and is not seeking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's job.
AMMONNEWS - The weather on Tuesday is forecast to be sunny and temperatures will be right around seasonal-average through the day, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief said.Later at night, relatively cold conditions are expected to prevail and clouds will made way for clear ski
AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday patronized a ceremony held by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs at the Royal Culture Centre in Amman to mark Prophet Mohammad’s birthday.The event, which was attended by HRH Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein and HRH Prince Hashim bin Al Huss
AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces.
The National Police Commission (NPC) said yesterday it had not directed the IGP to cancel the transfer of the CID’s Organised Crimes Investigation Unit OIC, IP Nishantha Silva.
[ISS] The apparent Islamist insurgency in Mozambique's northernmost province, Cabo Delgado, had gone quiet - until last Wednesday night's attack in the village of Nagulué in the Macomia district. The village chief was decapitated and mutilated, several villagers were injured and 18 homes destroyed, according to various sources. It was a brutal reminder that Maputo is far from getting this crisis under control.
[The Conversation Africa] Reforms currently sweeping through Ethiopia under the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have implications for the relationship between Ethiopia and its neighbours. Ethiopia is seen as the de facto leading state in the region. But it has a history of clashing with neighbouring states.
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia Parliamentary Committee on Finance and Budget has released a new report alleging mismanagement of funds at the Ministry of Finance, Radio Dalsan reports.
The world's fastest marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer are among five nominees for the IAAF's male athlete of the year, the federation announced on Tuesday.
There would be no such thing as ring rust when reigning ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera defends his title against Mauro Cerilli of Italy.
Author: Tue, 2018-11-20 15:48 Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met on Tuesday the Amaala project team, led by Nicholas Naples in Tabuk. During the meeting, the Saudi king has presented the general plan of the Amaala project, which will be a luxury tourist destination on the Kingdom’s Red Sea coast and aims to create a new concept in luxury tourism focusing on recovery, health and treatment. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund the appointment of Naples, a luxury hospitality and development expert, as CEO of the Amaala project in September, where he will be responsible for developing its strategy and overseeing progress. The meeting was attended by the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and the governor of Tabuk. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: Saudi ArabiaAmaala Saudi FM: Justice for Khashoggi is a Saudi demand before it is an international oneKing Salman Humanitarian Aid agency chief meets Polish deputy FM
Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has described the upcoming review of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) as a pivotal process for strengthening and reinforcing citizens’ participation in the fight against corruption in the country. ACB Director General,... The post Malawi anti-corruption strategy review crucial – ACB appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi has has disowned Facebook accounts that bearing his names, images, asked the public to ignore and treat it as mischievous. Posting on his genuine Facebook account – Atpele Muluzi MP – the... The post Muluzi issues alert on fake Facebook accounts: Malawi Red Cross disown posts appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Hundreds of pupils from Chiradzulu Primary School pupils on Monday took to the streets to protest the arrest of a Standard 8 pupil who was arrested after picking up a fight with a teacher. The... The post Chiradzulu pupils on streets, protest arrest of fellow learner who fought with teacher appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
President Peter Mutharika has appointed Rosemary Kumitsonyo-Kanyuka as the Law Commissioner to continue his agenda in promoting female talent to achieve gender equality. Chief Secretary to Government Lloyd Muhara says the appointement is with effect from November... The post Mutharika ‘feminocracy’ continues, appoints Rose Kanyuka as Malawi Law Commissioner appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
It is believed that, just like any other human’s need, entertainment has been under the spotlight of human’s primary needs. At some point, all school going youth engaged in different studies require time off the... The post Chanco dazzles in the classic social weekend appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
The Government has embarked on discussions regarding the introduction of a Paternity Leave Act to encourage shared parenting, support and mentoring. Speaking at an International Men’s Day forum on November 19 at the University of the West...
Nadine Wilson-Harris, Staff Reporter As Jamaica joins the rest of the world to commemorate International Children Day, Jamaica's Youth Ambassador Charles Young is concerned that a number of the nation's children are being victimised...
The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that production at its Reading Spring system in St James has been reduced by 75 percent. The NWC this is due to mechanical challenges at the facility. As a result, customers who are...
Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacqueline Bisasor-McKenzie says the Ministry of Health supports the use of cannabis and products derived from the plant for research and medicinal purposes where scientific evidence validates their benefits and...