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CLASSES in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila were suspended on Tuesday because of monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Depression “Henry” as it made landfall over Cagayan. Below is a list: Metro Manila Caloocan City – all levels (public and private)

P24M worth of shabu seized from 'drug supplier' in Dumaguete City

DUMAGUETE CITY--About P24 million worth of suspected shabu was seized from an alleged drug supplier inside his sari-sari store in Barangay Bajumpandan of this city early Thursday morning.
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P24M worth of shabu seized from 'drug supplier' in Dumaguete City

DUMAGUETE CITY--About P24 million worth of suspected shabu was seized from an alleged drug supplier inside his sari-sari store in Barangay Bajumpandan of this city early Thursday morning.

Joshua Pacio gets another crack at strawweight world title in Indonesia

Young phenom Joshua Pacio of Baguio City's Team Lakay will get another crack at the ONE Strawweight World title when he takes on Yoshitaka Naito of Japan in the main event of 'ONE: Conquest of Heroes' on September 22 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakart
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Joshua Pacio gets another crack at strawweight world title in Indonesia

Young phenom Joshua Pacio of Baguio City's Team Lakay will get another crack at the ONE Strawweight World title when he takes on Yoshitaka Naito of Japan in the main event of 'ONE: Conquest of Heroes' on September 22 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Serena beaten by Kvitova in second round in Cincinnati

Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American's bid for a third title at the event.
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Serena beaten by Kvitova in second round in Cincinnati

Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American's bid for a third title at the event.

Last-minute buying lifts stock market

THE stock market recovered on Wednesday, snapping a four-day losing streak as investors went on a last-minute buying spree. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose 0.18 percent or 13.14 points to end at 7,540.92 after trading in negative te
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Last-minute buying lifts stock market

THE stock market recovered on Wednesday, snapping a four-day losing streak as investors went on a last-minute buying spree. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose 0.18 percent or 13.14 points to end at 7,540.92 after trading in negative territory throughout the day. The broader All Shares, meanwhile, added 0.35 percent or 16.13 points to [...] The post Last-minute buying lifts stock market appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

OFW remittances hit 4-month low in June

MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in June was the lowest in four months, a result the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said was partly due to a government repatriation program. Personal remittances, which sum up the net compensation of OFW
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OFW remittances hit 4-month low in June

MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in June was the lowest in four months, a result the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said was partly due to a government repatriation program. Personal remittances, which sum up the net compensation of OFWs, personal transfers whether in cash or in kind and also capital transfers between [...] The post OFW remittances hit 4-month low in June appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

SC junks Banco Filipino plea for P25-B assistance

The Supreme Court has rejected Banco Filipino’s bid to secure P25 billion in financial assistance from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), ruling that the now-shuttered thrift bank “lacked the capacity to sue.” In a 24-page decision penned by Associa
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SC junks Banco Filipino plea for P25-B assistance

The Supreme Court has rejected Banco Filipino’s bid to secure P25 billion in financial assistance from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), ruling that the now-shuttered thrift bank “lacked the capacity to sue.” In a 24-page decision penned by Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, the high court dismissed Banco Filipino’s petition to enforce a 2010 Makati [...] The post SC junks Banco Filipino plea for P25-B assistance appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Turkey, trade worries hit Wall Street again

U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday in a broad-based decline, hurt by concerns over the strong dollar and Turkey's currency crisis, as well as the trade tensions with U.S. trading partners that have dominated the first half of 2018.
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Turkey, trade worries hit Wall Street again

U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday in a broad-based decline, hurt by concerns over the strong dollar and Turkey's currency crisis, as well as the trade tensions with U.S. trading partners that have dominated the first half of 2018.

Washington, DC Filipino community events, August

August 19 (Sunday),Katipunan of Maryland Filipino Cultural School. This session will focus on the Visayas! Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Rd., Lutherville, MD. Space is limited so please register by August 16th athttps://www.katipun
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Washington, DC Filipino community events, August

August 19 (Sunday),Katipunan of Maryland Filipino Cultural School. This session will focus on the Visayas! Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Rd., Lutherville, MD. Space is limited so please register by August 16th athttps://www.katipunan.org/fsc-2018-registration-forms/.PLEASE NOTE: Parents must fill out 1 registration form for each child for every session.Fee: New students $40/Returning students $30. For more information, contactJennifer Jimenez Marana.           August 19 (Sunday), 10:00 AM.Great Falls Hike with FYPDC! Hosted byFilipino Young Professionals of Washington.Great Falls Park.9200 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA...Keep on reading: Washington, DC Filipino community events, August

How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

Even if «Location History» is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location. Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply conn
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How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

Even if «Location History» is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location. Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP address, a numeric designation that can be geographically mapped. Smartphones also connect to cell towers, so your carrier knows your general location at all times. To prevent further tracking For any device: Fire up your browser and go to myactivity.google.com. Sign into Google if you haven't already. On the upper left drop-down menu, go to «Activity Controls.» Turn off both "Web &am...Keep on reading: How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

Nearly half of California kids have a foreign-born parent

  Federal immigration policies and rumors about impending policies have a bigger impact on children in California than on children in most other states. In California, nearlyhalf of childrenhave at least one foreign-born parent. In contrast, th
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Nearly half of California kids have a foreign-born parent

  Federal immigration policies and rumors about impending policies have a bigger impact on children in California than on children in most other states. In California, nearlyhalf of childrenhave at least one foreign-born parent. In contrast, this group accounted for about one-quarter of all children in the United States. In California, odds are youth sense the rising fear and uncertainty of family stability at home or in their community, which over time can have negative impacts on emotional and physical health. The direction of current immigration policy may have unintended consequences beyond harming child health and wellbeing. Without immigrant parents, the Un...Keep on reading: Nearly half of California kids have a foreign-born parent

Fiesta in America: ’20 years is worth celebrating’

  NEW YORK -- Three generations of the Policarpio family came all the way from Ossining in Upstate New York, and they came early: Eli Policarpio, his mother Leonila, and his 6-year-old son Ezar. There was a threatening thunderstorm, and the famil
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Fiesta in America: ’20 years is worth celebrating’

  NEW YORK -- Three generations of the Policarpio family came all the way from Ossining in Upstate New York, and they came early: Eli Policarpio, his mother Leonila, and his 6-year-old son Ezar. There was a threatening thunderstorm, and the family arrived before noon because they wanted to be home before the downpour. Ossining is about an hour's drive to Secaucus, New Jersey, where the annual Fiesta in America opened on August 11. «It's our first time,» said Eli, speaking to The FilAm as the three walked lazily around the sprawling Meadowlands Expo Center, checking out booths and what each of them offered. Ezar was getting impatient. He wanted his father and grandma to ...Keep on reading: Fiesta in America: ’20 years is worth celebrating’

Should banks be asking customers if they’re U.S. citizens?

Candidate Donald Trump rode his anti-immigrant rhetoric straight to the White House. Since then, he's banned people from heavily Muslim-populated countries, taken children from their parents upon arrival at the Mexico border, is attempting to make citizenshi
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Should banks be asking customers if they’re U.S. citizens?

Candidate Donald Trump rode his anti-immigrant rhetoric straight to the White House. Since then, he's banned people from heavily Muslim-populated countries, taken children from their parents upon arrival at the Mexico border, is attempting to make citizenship status a question on the 2020 Census, and one hot day in late July, blocked a fourth-generation American mom from buying her kids tacos at her local swimming pool in Roeland Park, Kansas. Jessica Salazar Collins, a Bank of America customer for nearly 20 years, called BofA to ask why her debit card had been declined. Eventually, she learned that her account had been frozen, because her husband had not responded to a bank postc...Keep on reading: Should banks be asking customers if they’re U.S. citizens?

Clarkson unlikely to see action in PHL opener against Kazakhstan

Despite a go-signal to play in the Asian Games, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will likely miss the Philippines' first assignment against Kazakhstan in the basketball tournament.
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Clarkson unlikely to see action in PHL opener against Kazakhstan

Despite a go-signal to play in the Asian Games, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will likely miss the Philippines' first assignment against Kazakhstan in the basketball tournament.

House bill filed to grant PHL citizenship to Ginebra Gin Kings’ Justin Brownlee

A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives seeking to grant Philippine citizenship to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel import Justin Brownlee.  
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House bill filed to grant PHL citizenship to Ginebra Gin Kings’ Justin Brownlee

A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives seeking to grant Philippine citizenship to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel import Justin Brownlee.  

In show of unity, PDP-Laban rallies behind PDP Cares

In a show of unity, leaders of the ruling political party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino - Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) rallied behind the party's humanitarian arm «PDP Cares,» which celebrated its first anniversary. PDP Cares is the political part
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In show of unity, PDP-Laban rallies behind PDP Cares

In a show of unity, leaders of the ruling political party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino - Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) rallied behind the party's humanitarian arm «PDP Cares,» which celebrated its first anniversary. PDP Cares is the political party's humanitarian organization which provides relief assistance to calamity-stricken areas. Unity more important than ever President Rodrigo Duterte, chairman of PDP-Laban, emphasized the importance of solidifying the party and presenting a united front in pushing for reforms in the government. «As we go for reforms in this administration, our unity is now more important than ever,» Duterte declared before members of the party. "I the...Keep on reading: In show of unity, PDP-Laban rallies behind PDP Cares

Thom Yorke announces solo US tour for 2018

Following a solo tour of Europe, Thom Yorke is to set out on a tour of the United States, the musician announced on Twitter. The series of concerts will kick off on Nov. 23 in Philadelphia and conclude on Dec. 22 in Las Vegas. Yorke will be accompanied
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Thom Yorke announces solo US tour for 2018

Following a solo tour of Europe, Thom Yorke is to set out on a tour of the United States, the musician announced on Twitter. The series of concerts will kick off on Nov. 23 in Philadelphia and conclude on Dec. 22 in Las Vegas. Yorke will be accompanied by the multi-talented musician and producer Nigel Godrich, as well as by programmer and visual artist Tarik Barri. Cellist Oliver Coates will also accompany Yorke.   [embed]https://twitter.com/radiohead/status/1029004605491953665[/embed]   Pitchfork.com reports that the tour has been christened «Tomorrow's Modern Boxes U.S. Tour». Yorke is expected to play titles from his solo albums «The Eraser» and "Tom...Keep on reading: Thom Yorke announces solo US tour for 2018

Duterte’s tag of Naga as ‘hotbed of shabu’ still being validated – officials

President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that Naga City is a «hotbed of shabu» is still under validation, according to Undersecretary Eduardo Ao, officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). «The President men
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Duterte’s tag of Naga as ‘hotbed of shabu’ still being validated – officials

President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that Naga City is a «hotbed of shabu» is still under validation, according to Undersecretary Eduardo Ao, officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). «The President mentioned that because still there are persistent reports of drug trafficking and drug operation in Naga along with Cebu so that means to say that we are actually directing our effort and focus to conduct anti-drug operations in Region 5 [Bicol Region],» Ao said during a press briefing in Malacaang on Wednesday. In a speech before businessmen and diplomats in Malacaang on Tuesday, Duterte tagged Naga City, hometown of Vice President Ma. Leonor "Le...Keep on reading: Duterte’s tag of Naga as ‘hotbed of shabu’ still being validated – officials

UST’s Rondina teams up with new partner in BVR Manila Open

Cherry Rondina is set to represent University of Santo Tomas once more in the Beach Volleyball Republic, but this time, she will have a new partner in the sand courts. UST's explosive Golden Tigress will team up with Babylove Barbon in the Manila Open tha
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UST’s Rondina teams up with new partner in BVR Manila Open

Cherry Rondina is set to represent University of Santo Tomas once more in the Beach Volleyball Republic, but this time, she will have a new partner in the sand courts. UST's explosive Golden Tigress will team up with Babylove Barbon in the Manila Open that will start on Friday at Sands SM By the Bay. Rondina won a BVR leg in 2017 with former partner Jinggay Bangad in Currimao, Ilocos Norte while Barbon was named as the BVR Queen of the Sands in July. Also in the three-day tournament is the partnership of Dzi Gervacio and Bea Tan for Perlas. This will also be a reunion of sorts for Gervacio and Rondina who paired up with each other during the FIVB Beach Volleyball World To...Keep on reading: UST’s Rondina teams up with new partner in BVR Manila Open

Wes Anderson eyes France as next film location

Iconic director Wes Anderson has reportedly chosen France as the filming location for his next big screen project. According to several media outlets, Anderson, whose next film will be his tenth, will be shooting in Angoulme, the capital of the Charente re
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Wes Anderson eyes France as next film location

Iconic director Wes Anderson has reportedly chosen France as the filming location for his next big screen project. According to several media outlets, Anderson, whose next film will be his tenth, will be shooting in Angoulme, the capital of the Charente region in southwestern France, with production expected to begin February 2019, for a period of four months, reports NME. Known for his penchant of shooting live-action films on location, such as «The Royal Tenenbaums» in New York and «The Darjeeling Limited» mostly in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, it's highly likely that Anderson's next feature will be set in France; a move which would also mark a first for the filmmaker who has now live...Keep on reading: Wes Anderson eyes France as next film location

House to resume 2019 budget deliberations

The House of Representatives is set to continue its deliberations on the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 after establishing “clear lines of communication” with the executive on the heels of a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte.
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House to resume 2019 budget deliberations

The House of Representatives is set to continue its deliberations on the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 after establishing “clear lines of communication” with the executive on the heels of a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte.

DOLE looks into feasibility of 14-mo pay for private workers

The Department of Labor and Employment is studying the feasibility of mandating private sector employers to give their employees a 14th month pay.
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DOLE looks into feasibility of 14-mo pay for private workers

The Department of Labor and Employment is studying the feasibility of mandating private sector employers to give their employees a 14th month pay.

GOCC dividends hit P32B from January to July 2018, surpass 2017 total

Dividend collections from government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) hit P32.03 billion from January to July this year, surpassing the amount of remittances for the whole of 2017.
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GOCC dividends hit P32B from January to July 2018, surpass 2017 total

Dividend collections from government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) hit P32.03 billion from January to July this year, surpassing the amount of remittances for the whole of 2017.

Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren. The 37-year-old Spaniard -- who has 32 Grand Prix wins to his credit in 17 seas
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Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren. The 37-year-old Spaniard -- who has 32 Grand Prix wins to his credit in 17 seasons -- has become increasingly disenchanted with Formula One as the once all-powerful McLaren team have fallen way off the pace. Alonso -- who in 2005 became the youngest ever Formula One world champion while driving for Renault before defending his title the following year -- has garnered 44 points this season and is ninth in the drivers' championship. Alonso went on to drive for McLaren for a year in 2007 followed by a return t...Keep on reading: Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

French heavyweight Yoka sees doping ban upheld

French heavyweight boxer Tony Yoka's appeal against a one-year ban for doping violations was rejected on Tuesday, denting his hopes of winning a world title. The 26-year-old followed in the footsteps of British star Anthony Joshua by winning the Olympic supe
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French heavyweight Yoka sees doping ban upheld

French heavyweight boxer Tony Yoka's appeal against a one-year ban for doping violations was rejected on Tuesday, denting his hopes of winning a world title. The 26-year-old followed in the footsteps of British star Anthony Joshua by winning the Olympic super-heavyweight title two years ago in Rio de Janeiro. But he was handed a 12-month suspension last month by the French anti-doping agency for failing three times to provide necessary information on his whereabouts for out-of-competition drugs tests. Yoka appealed the case to the French Council of State, but the ban was upheld on Tuesday. "The casualness of the behaviour of Mr Yoka, who as an experienced sportsman is particularly ...Keep on reading: French heavyweight Yoka sees doping ban upheld

Messi to skip Argentina friendlies – reports

CaptainLionelMessiwill missArgentina's next four friendly matches, according to local press reports on Tuesday. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning t
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Messi to skip Argentina friendlies – reports

CaptainLionelMessiwill missArgentina's next four friendly matches, according to local press reports on Tuesday. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning to help them qualify for this year's World Cup. The two-time world champions will face Guatemala in Los Angeles on September 7 and Colombia in New York four days later, before two friendlies later in the year against as-yet unnamed opponents. «Messiwill not return this year and there are doubts about his future,» proclaimed Argentinian daily Clarin. News website Infobae said: "He will take a rest period, but that doesn't mean he's...Keep on reading: Messi to skip Argentina friendlies – reports

Cambodia ruling party wins all seats in parliament: election committee

Cambodia's ruling party has won all seats in parliament, an election committee official said Wednesday, two weeks after a flawed poll held without an opposition. Strongman Hun Sen's party «won all 125 parliamentary seats,» National Election Com
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Cambodia ruling party wins all seats in parliament: election committee

Cambodia's ruling party has won all seats in parliament, an election committee official said Wednesday, two weeks after a flawed poll held without an opposition. Strongman Hun Sen's party «won all 125 parliamentary seats,» National Election Committee spokesman Dim Sovannarom told AFP. The result officially cements the Southeast Asian country's status as a one-party state and extends Hun Sen's 33-year rule, but his new government could face questions of legitimacy. The July 29 election took place without his main political rival, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, after it was dissolved in a sweeping crackdown on dissent last year. The election committee spokesman said th...Keep on reading: Cambodia ruling party wins all seats in parliament: election committee

NTC, KBP team up to catch rogue broadcast stations during 2019 polls

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has partnered again with the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) to beef up its efforts against illegal broadcast stations ahead of the 2019 midterm elections. NTC made the in anticipation of a su
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NTC, KBP team up to catch rogue broadcast stations during 2019 polls

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has partnered again with the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) to beef up its efforts against illegal broadcast stations ahead of the 2019 midterm elections. NTC made the in anticipation of a surge in fly-by-night broadcast stations, mostly in the provinces, which have victimized election candidates before. «Historically, we can see a steep increase in the number of cases in broadcast services in relation to unlicensed broadcasts leading to the election campaign period,» NTC Deputy Commissioner Edgardo Cabarios said in a statement on Wednesday. "What we do is we immediately issue cease-and-desist and show cause orders...Keep on reading: NTC, KBP team up to catch rogue broadcast stations during 2019 polls

Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson to join Bruno Mars on tour

Cardi B may have backed out of the Bruno Mars tour, but he's found four other acts to hit the road with him. Mars announced Tuesday that Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson, Ciara and «Boo'd Up» singer Ella Mai will perform during his upcoming fall con
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Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson to join Bruno Mars on tour

Cardi B may have backed out of the Bruno Mars tour, but he's found four other acts to hit the road with him. Mars announced Tuesday that Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson, Ciara and «Boo'd Up» singer Ella Mai will perform during his upcoming fall concerts on his 24K Magic World Tour. Boyz II Men, who released their debut album in 1991 and launched multiple R&B and pop hits, will help Mars kick off the new shows on Sept. 7 in Denver. Cardi B, who is featured on Mars' «Finesse» remix, backed out of the tour last month, saying she wasn't ready to leave her newborn baby. Mars' tour will also visit Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Detroit, Boston, Toronto, Dallas, Brooklyn and Nashvil...Keep on reading: Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson to join Bruno Mars on tour

WATCH: ‘Fiscal’ refuses to be ticketed for illegal parking, hits enforcer’s motorcycle

What would have been a simple incident of being issued a parking ticket turned into a full-blown argument involving a handful of traffic enforcers, the police and two motorists, after the driver refused to hand her license for illegal parking. A video from G
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WATCH: ‘Fiscal’ refuses to be ticketed for illegal parking, hits enforcer’s motorcycle

What would have been a simple incident of being issued a parking ticket turned into a full-blown argument involving a handful of traffic enforcers, the police and two motorists, after the driver refused to hand her license for illegal parking. A video from Gadget Addict, a vlog which follows the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), captured the MMDA in the process of apprehending a driver for illegal parking yesterday, Aug. 14. The driver had parked in front of a drug store, but her black Hyundai van was jutting out of the parking space, making an obstruction on the road. https://www.facebook.com/ytgadgetaddict/videos/1944229988975248/ The video began at a point when the drive...Keep on reading: WATCH: ‘Fiscal’ refuses to be ticketed for illegal parking, hits enforcer’s motorcycle

Borongan diocese renew appeals to US gov’t to return Balangiga bells

TACLOBAN CITY - The diocese of Borongan has reiterated its appeal to the United States government to return the historic Balangiga bells to the town in Eastern Samar where these rightfully belong. «We appeal to the goodwill of the American governmen
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Borongan diocese renew appeals to US gov’t to return Balangiga bells

TACLOBAN CITY - The diocese of Borongan has reiterated its appeal to the United States government to return the historic Balangiga bells to the town in Eastern Samar where these rightfully belong. «We appeal to the goodwill of the American government that the Balangiga bells be returned to us. The diocese of Borongan is willing to cooperate in any effort for the return of the Balangiga bells,» said Fr. Neil Tenefrancia, chancellor of the diocese of Borongan, which covers the Balangiga parish. The diocese has been an active player in efforts to retrieve the bells taken by the American soldiers 117 years ago, he said in a phone interview. Maida Elaba, secretary of the Sangguni...Keep on reading: Borongan diocese renew appeals to US gov’t to return Balangiga bells

Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) --- Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department says the bomb threatmade Thursday nightfor Ruoff Home Mortgage Mu
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Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) --- Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department says the bomb threatmade Thursday nightfor Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in suburban Indianapolis was deemed a credible danger. The department said in a statement Monday night that it won't release details about the threat while it is being investigated. No arrests have been made concerning the threat. The band didn't return for an expected encore, after which a public-address announcement said the show was over. Security guards told people to evacuate the outdoor amphitheater. Ras...Keep on reading: Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

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