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'Bongga,'‘Trapo,’ kabilang sa mga Filipino word na pasok sa Oxford English Dictionary

Naglagay ng mga bagong Filipino words ang Oxford English Dictionary (OED) na kinabibilangan ng salitang «Bongga» at «Trapo.»

84-year-old veteran dies of neglect after nursing home staff ignored gangrene

United States Army veteran York Spratling of Florida died after gangrene developed around his genitals, a condition his family alleged was ignored by nursing home staff. Spratling was admitted to the Consulate Health Care of Jacksonville back in December 2
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84-year-old veteran dies of neglect after nursing home staff ignored gangrene

United States Army veteran York Spratling of Florida died after gangrene developed around his genitals, a condition his family alleged was ignored by nursing home staff. Spratling was admitted to the Consulate Health Care of Jacksonville back in December 2016. The 84-year-old's health was already declining then,as per Naples Daily News on Dec. 12, and also suffered from diabetes, thus rendering him unable to live on his own. It was on February 2017, just less than three months after Spratling moved to the nursing home, when he was brought to the emergency room. According to the report,doctors discovered that his genitals were infected with gangrene and surgery was needed to rem...Keep on reading: 84-year-old veteran dies of neglect after nursing home staff ignored gangrene

Divided Cypriots unite over heritage

Residents from both sides of Cyprus are coming together to restore their ancient heritage and mend ties away from politics even as peace talks remain stalled. Over the past decade Greek and Turkish Cypriots have joined forces to rebuild and restore dozens
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Divided Cypriots unite over heritage

Residents from both sides of Cyprus are coming together to restore their ancient heritage and mend ties away from politics even as peace talks remain stalled. Over the past decade Greek and Turkish Cypriots have joined forces to rebuild and restore dozens of churches, mosques and historical monuments on the Mediterranean island, after they were damaged by conflict or neglect. «We are cooperating, we are working together and we are bringing new hope to the people living on this island for a better future,» said Turkish Cypriot Ali Tuncay, who sits on a bi-communal body that oversees the work. «Some of our friends are saying that we are a mini-model for the future of Cyprus,» ...Keep on reading: Divided Cypriots unite over heritage

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distorted reality in expanding probes

WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him. He insists that payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distorted reality in expanding probes

WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him. He insists that payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal during the 2016 campaign were «private transactions» and that any crime committed would be the fault of his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, not him. That's a change from what the president said before. READ:Mueller details early Russian outreach to Trump campaign Trump previously had denied knowledge of payments and dismissed any hint of a crime. In the special counsel's probe int...Keep on reading: AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distorted reality in expanding probes

Albay town plans to build life-sized statue for Catriona Gray

    OAS, Albay - In recognition and appreciation for bagging the country's fourth crown in the Miss Universe pageant, the local government of Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray's hometown Oas is planning to erect a life-sized statue of her in their
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Albay town plans to build life-sized statue for Catriona Gray

    OAS, Albay - In recognition and appreciation for bagging the country's fourth crown in the Miss Universe pageant, the local government of Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray's hometown Oas is planning to erect a life-sized statue of her in their People's Park.   Gray, whose mother Normita Ragas Magnayon hails from this town, was announced the 67th Miss Universe, besting 93 other contestants Monday at the IMPACT Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.   On Monday, Albay residents' eyes were glued to their television sets in all-out support for Gray as she made her way through the catwalk with her iconic «lava walk» and slow-mo twirl.   Local government ...Keep on reading: Albay town plans to build life-sized statue for Catriona Gray

Marriage just a click away for China’s desperate single men

Marriage to a Vietnamese bride is just a click--- and a few thousand dollars--- away on a blizzard of Chinese websites promising to solve the «single problems» of China's men. A decades-long one-child policy has created a yawning demograp
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Marriage just a click away for China’s desperate single men

Marriage to a Vietnamese bride is just a click--- and a few thousand dollars--- away on a blizzard of Chinese websites promising to solve the «single problems» of China's men. A decades-long one-child policy has created a yawning demographic disparity in China, with tens of millions more men than women. Sites like Zhongyuelove.com make their margin plugging that gap, linking lovelorn Chinese men with Vietnamese women, pressed by poverty at home to marry thousands of miles away. «Vietnamese women are a blessing for this group (unmarried Chinese men),» the website says, using an image gallery of women in their early 20s backed up by poetic words on the prospective br...Keep on reading: Marriage just a click away for China’s desperate single men

Catriona Gray honors hometown with Mayon Volcano-inspired gown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_hj2yekNR8   MANILA, Philippines --- Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray combined her iconic «lava walk» with a fiery Mayon Volcano-inspired gown as she graced the pageant stage on Monday.   http
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Catriona Gray honors hometown with Mayon Volcano-inspired gown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_hj2yekNR8   MANILA, Philippines --- Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray combined her iconic «lava walk» with a fiery Mayon Volcano-inspired gown as she graced the pageant stage on Monday.   https://twitter.com/MissUniverse/status/1074500201258180608   In a Facebook post on Monday, designer Mak Tumang explained the inspiration of the red crystal-embellished gown.   «She is celebrating her roots -- she is celebrating Albay! The prominent and iconic Mayon Volcano is the penultimate inspiration for this creation,» Tumang wrote.   He added: "Folk tales have it that it was named after the mythological heroine...Keep on reading: Catriona Gray honors hometown with Mayon Volcano-inspired gown

Senators congratulate Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray’s win

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwQb4kGnZjM   MANILA, Philippines --- Senators on Monday congratulated Miss Philippines' Catriona Gray for taking home the Miss Universe 2018 crown and bringing pride to the nation. Senate President Vicente Sotto
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Senators congratulate Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray’s win

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwQb4kGnZjM   MANILA, Philippines --- Senators on Monday congratulated Miss Philippines' Catriona Gray for taking home the Miss Universe 2018 crown and bringing pride to the nation. Senate President Vicente Sotto III said that Gray's answer in the Question and Answer (Q & A) portion was «superb» and the way that Gray carried long gown was the «final win.» «Congratulations, of course. Her answer was superb. I think that, and the outstanding way she carried her gown was the final win. Her personality was there all along,» Sotto said in a statement. Senate Majority Leader Miguel Zubiri meanwhile said that Gray's answer in the Q &am...Keep on reading: Senators congratulate Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray’s win

Former beauty queens hail Catriona Gray as new Miss Universe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwQb4kGnZjM MANILA, Philippines -- Former beauty queens of the country joined the celebration after Philippines' own Catriona Gray was hailed as the new Miss Universe on Monday morning. Gray's win led to the fourth win o
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Former beauty queens hail Catriona Gray as new Miss Universe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwQb4kGnZjM MANILA, Philippines -- Former beauty queens of the country joined the celebration after Philippines' own Catriona Gray was hailed as the new Miss Universe on Monday morning. Gray's win led to the fourth win of the Philippines in the history of Miss Universe. READ: Philippines' Catriona Gray is Miss Universe 2018   Mariel De Leon, former Bb. Pilipinas International, posted on Twitter her congratulatory post for Gray. «Congratulations, Catriona! Congratulations, Philippines! » De Leon said. «This is the 4th Miss Universe crown #ForThePhilippines! We're all so proud of you!» she added. https://twitter.com/marieldeleono...Keep on reading: Former beauty queens hail Catriona Gray as new Miss Universe

WATCH: Marjorie Barretto on how to improve mother-daughter relationships

Raising one's children is not a walk in the park for most parents. Actress Marjorie Barretto believes that both mothers and daughters must work hard to maintain a smooth sailing relationship between them. For the third episode of her Instagram TV channel,
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WATCH: Marjorie Barretto on how to improve mother-daughter relationships

Raising one's children is not a walk in the park for most parents. Actress Marjorie Barretto believes that both mothers and daughters must work hard to maintain a smooth sailing relationship between them. For the third episode of her Instagram TV channel, Julia invited her mother for a nine-minute interview yesterday, Dec. 16.Apparently, Julia is both the naughtiest, when she is playing tricks to her siblings, and the most obedient among Barretto's children. The mother of five described Julia as «super malambing» (affectionate) and sweet. She divulged that Julia will always drop by her room whenever she goes home to check on her mother and tell her everything that happened duri...Keep on reading: WATCH: Marjorie Barretto on how to improve mother-daughter relationships

Filipino celebrities congratulate Catriona Gray’s win as Miss Universe

MANILA, Philippines -- As the country celebrates the crowning of the Philippines' own Catriona Gray as the new Miss Universe, local celebrities took to social media to express their joy. The coronation night for this year's Miss Universe was held at the Im
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Filipino celebrities congratulate Catriona Gray’s win as Miss Universe

MANILA, Philippines -- As the country celebrates the crowning of the Philippines' own Catriona Gray as the new Miss Universe, local celebrities took to social media to express their joy. The coronation night for this year's Miss Universe was held at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Gray's win is the fourth crown bagged by the country in the said pageant. The last win was in 2015 with Pia Wurtzbach. With this, a number of local stars posted in their respective Twitter accounts their delight to Gray's victory: https://twitter.com/jedmadela/status/1074504482321358848 https://twitter.com/iamsuperbianca/status/1074499221888262144 https://twitter.com/annecurtissmith...Keep on reading: Filipino celebrities congratulate Catriona Gray’s win as Miss Universe

Interns with Down syndrome get trained in Davao hotel

There is one hotel in Davao where guests have asked if they could hug the staff, and it is not just because of the good service. When Green Windows Dormitel opened its doors to trainees with Down syndrome, requests for hugs was one of the ways they knew tha
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Interns with Down syndrome get trained in Davao hotel

There is one hotel in Davao where guests have asked if they could hug the staff, and it is not just because of the good service. When Green Windows Dormitel opened its doors to trainees with Down syndrome, requests for hugs was one of the ways they knew that their efforts for a more inclusive on-the-job training were worth it. Pio Sto. Domingo, head of sales and marketing told INQUIRER.net in an exclusive interview that some clients were reminded of their own children with Down syndrome, which is why they wanted to interact with the trainees during their stint. Green Windows, which was founded in 2010, launched its first OJT program for individuals with Down syndrome last O...Keep on reading: Interns with Down syndrome get trained in Davao hotel

Green thumb spruces up Bangladesh one tree at a time

Ohid Sarder prises a rusted nail from a tree and drops it into his bucket, another eyesore scrubbed from the countryside as he embarks on a one-man mission to clean up Bangladesh. The 53-year-old self-professed tree hugger has been riding his bicycle a
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Green thumb spruces up Bangladesh one tree at a time

Ohid Sarder prises a rusted nail from a tree and drops it into his bucket, another eyesore scrubbed from the countryside as he embarks on a one-man mission to clean up Bangladesh. The 53-year-old self-professed tree hugger has been riding his bicycle across the country, in a grassroots effort to free trees of the billboards and clutter nailed to their trunks. Trees in Bangladesh are often used as free advertising space, with every available inch of wood plastered with placards until the trunk is barely visible. The billboards might disintegrate over time but the nails remain embedded deep in the wood, agitating tree-lover Sarder, who has devoted his life to healing these wou...Keep on reading: Green thumb spruces up Bangladesh one tree at a time

CebGo flights canceled due to bad weather

CebGo flights to and from Tablas Island in Romblon were canceled on Sunday due to bad weather, according to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA). In an advisory, the MIAA said the following flights were canceled: DG 6073 Manila -- Tablas
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CebGo flights canceled due to bad weather

CebGo flights to and from Tablas Island in Romblon were canceled on Sunday due to bad weather, according to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA). In an advisory, the MIAA said the following flights were canceled: DG 6073 Manila -- Tablas DG 6074 Tablas -- Manila [KINDLY REFRESH THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES.]...Keep on reading: CebGo flights canceled due to bad weather

Scuba-diving Santa brings holiday cheer to fish, museumgoers

SAN FRANCISCO --- It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco. The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral ree
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Scuba-diving Santa brings holiday cheer to fish, museumgoers

SAN FRANCISCO --- It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco. The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children watched from behind the glass. The «Scuba Santa» show runs through Christmas Day. It takes place during the morning feed at the Philippine Coral Reef tank at the San Francisco museum. Volunteer diver George Bell donned his Santa suit, from hat to coal black boots, and scuba gear for a recent feed and fielded visitors' questions from inside the tank. The Philippine Coral Reef tank has tho...Keep on reading: Scuba-diving Santa brings holiday cheer to fish, museumgoers

Teacher gets 30 days in prison for biting student’s butt

A male teacher in Georgia, United States was sentenced to 30 days of imprisonment for biting the buttocks of his 14-year-old female student. Aside from the incarceration, Jonathan William Herbert was sentenced to four years of probation, as reported by the G
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Teacher gets 30 days in prison for biting student’s butt

A male teacher in Georgia, United States was sentenced to 30 days of imprisonment for biting the buttocks of his 14-year-old female student. Aside from the incarceration, Jonathan William Herbert was sentenced to four years of probation, as reported by the Gainesville Times on Thursday, Dec. 13. The suspect was charged with public intoxication and bribery following the incident. He was also charged with sexual battery, but the charge was dismissed by the public attorney's office because the prosecutors were concerned they may not convince the jury on the charge, seeing as it is the same as other sexual assault cases. According to the terms of his probation, the former Gwinnett Count...Keep on reading: Teacher gets 30 days in prison for biting student’s butt

Lawyer wants CA to order police to release report on Santillan slay

MANILA, Philippines -- Lawyer Glenn Chong is set to file a petition before the Court of Appeals in relation to the killing of his long-time security aide Richard Santillan.   Chong said in a news forum on Sunday that he would file a habeas data in
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Lawyer wants CA to order police to release report on Santillan slay

MANILA, Philippines -- Lawyer Glenn Chong is set to file a petition before the Court of Appeals in relation to the killing of his long-time security aide Richard Santillan.   Chong said in a news forum on Sunday that he would file a habeas data in order to force the police to release the basis of their claims that Santillan died in a shootout.   According to police investigation, Santillan died during a legitimate police operation against «Highway Boys,» a criminal group involved in robbery, illegal drug trade, and murder in Rizal and eastern parts of Metro Manila.   READ: Ex-solon says aide slain in shootout not a criminal   However, Chong bel...Keep on reading: Lawyer wants CA to order police to release report on Santillan slay

‘Need or greed’: Lea Salonga wonders why some airport staff steal from travelers

Lea Salonga pondered on the motivation behind those airport baggage handlers who steal from travelers--- is it because they are in great need or is it because they are just greedy? Salonga lamented the theft that happened to theater actress Sheila P. Franc
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‘Need or greed’: Lea Salonga wonders why some airport staff steal from travelers

Lea Salonga pondered on the motivation behind those airport baggage handlers who steal from travelers--- is it because they are in great need or is it because they are just greedy? Salonga lamented the theft that happened to theater actress Sheila P. Francisco in a now-deleted Facebook post last Friday, Dec. 14. Apparently, Francisco arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on the same day when she noticed that her luggage had no lock when it came out of the carousel, according to Francisco's post which has also been deleted by her, and previously shared by Salonga. Francisco then discovered that her pasalubong for her sisters were stolen, for which she blamed the bagg...Keep on reading: ‘Need or greed’: Lea Salonga wonders why some airport staff steal from travelers

Roving cinema plays public service role in Central Africa

A giant screen flickers to life in a remote village in the equatorial forest of the Central African Republic. Some 200 villagers avidly take in an evening of films thanks to a traveling cinema team with the dual goal of entertaining and enlightening.
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Roving cinema plays public service role in Central Africa

A giant screen flickers to life in a remote village in the equatorial forest of the Central African Republic. Some 200 villagers avidly take in an evening of films thanks to a traveling cinema team with the dual goal of entertaining and enlightening. Ambulant Digital Cinema (CNA) brought its show to the southwestern village of Bayanga along bumpy rutted tracks, aiming to reach people living in remote parts of a deeply poor country scarred by violence. «Some people are astounded when they see a car, so imagine what it's like when we're projecting films,» said Serge Mbilika, a state television journalist who brought CNA into the light of day in April 2018. Silence falls acr...Keep on reading: Roving cinema plays public service role in Central Africa

Paul George scores 33 to help Thunder top Clippers

OKLAHOMA CITY --- Paul George rendered the Los Angeles Clippers' traps and double-teams useless. Oklahoma City's forward shredded the Clippers for 33 points, seven rebounds and six assists in a 110-104 victory on Saturday night. «I'm fine being tr
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Paul George scores 33 to help Thunder top Clippers

OKLAHOMA CITY --- Paul George rendered the Los Angeles Clippers' traps and double-teams useless. Oklahoma City's forward shredded the Clippers for 33 points, seven rebounds and six assists in a 110-104 victory on Saturday night. «I'm fine being trapped,» George said. «That's where we're going to need our guys the most --- for them to make plays out of it. Honestly, I think that's the easiest way for me to get myself going because I make those plays early. And we burn them, we hurt them on those plays. They can't trap me anymore. They put two on the ball, find the open guy.» George isn't just handling pressure, he's thriving in it. He made 11 of 19 shots against the Clippers ...Keep on reading: Paul George scores 33 to help Thunder top Clippers

Japanese animation classic ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ hits Chinese screens 30 years late

The Japanese animation classic «My Neighbor Totoro», which has enchanted generations of children, finally hit Chinese cinemas Friday --- 30 years after its original release. The Studio Ghibli film has never been screened in China despite it
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Japanese animation classic ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ hits Chinese screens 30 years late

The Japanese animation classic «My Neighbor Totoro», which has enchanted generations of children, finally hit Chinese cinemas Friday --- 30 years after its original release. The Studio Ghibli film has never been screened in China despite its global popularity. The movie follows two sisters who move with their father to the countryside where they come across Totoro and other forest creatures. With its whimsical pastels and postwar Japanese countryside setting, the movie made its debut in 1988 and became an instant classic. The film's characters have become cultural icons with the eponymous wood spirit Totoro serving as the mascot for Studio Ghibli. It is unclear why the...Keep on reading: Japanese animation classic ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ hits Chinese screens 30 years late

2018 KING OF CONTROVERSY AWARD

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Today’s Front Page December 16, 2018

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DSWD: Don’t give alms to street beggars

  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Saturday reiterated an appeal for people not to give alms to street beggars during the holiday season.   In a statement, Assistant Secretary Glenda Relova, DSWD spokesperson, gav
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DSWD: Don’t give alms to street beggars

  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Saturday reiterated an appeal for people not to give alms to street beggars during the holiday season.   In a statement, Assistant Secretary Glenda Relova, DSWD spokesperson, gave assurance that the DSWD was working closely with other government agencies to address the problem of mendicancy, especially among indigenous peoples (IPs).   «Again, we are appealing to the public not to give alms,» she said.   «It would be better to direct our help to long-term programs that would provide a comprehensive help to our fellow citizens who are IPs and street children,» she added.   130 ...Keep on reading: DSWD: Don’t give alms to street beggars

Timeless stories, passionate stars feted at 9th Inquirer Indie Bravo!

For producing work worthy of our praise, bravo!« Inquirer president and CEO Sandy Prieto-Romualdez told the 27 honorees in this year's edition of the Inquirer Indie Bravo! Awards held on Thursday night.   Romualdez, who presented the trophie
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Timeless stories, passionate stars feted at 9th Inquirer Indie Bravo!

For producing work worthy of our praise, bravo!« Inquirer president and CEO Sandy Prieto-Romualdez told the 27 honorees in this year's edition of the Inquirer Indie Bravo! Awards held on Thursday night.   Romualdez, who presented the trophies to the awardees, also urged them to »continue inspiring the future generation with stories we'd love to go back to over and over again. Carry on the fire, the passion that drives you to do whatever you love to do.«   For nine years now, the Inquirer has been paying tribute to Filipino artists who bring home recognition and honor from international film festivals.   »The [Inquirer] Entertainment team has journeyed...Keep on reading: Timeless stories, passionate stars feted at 9th Inquirer Indie Bravo!

Return of prized bells seen ringing in more tourists

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is ready for the influx of tourists not just in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, but also in the rest of Eastern Visayas following the return of the iconic Balangiga bells to the quaint seaside town.   «We at DOT are
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Return of prized bells seen ringing in more tourists

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is ready for the influx of tourists not just in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, but also in the rest of Eastern Visayas following the return of the iconic Balangiga bells to the quaint seaside town.   «We at DOT are so happy for the people of Eastern Samar as the homecoming of Balangiga Church bells may yet turn not only Balangiga town but the whole of Eastern Visayas (Region 8) into an emerging tourist destination,» Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in a statement on Saturday.   «In time for the Christmas season, this is one of the best gifts the region could ask for,» she said.   War trophies   Presi...Keep on reading: Return of prized bells seen ringing in more tourists

Hundreds of drug cases, 2 islands and 1 brave judge closing gap

CEBU CITY --- For the past five years, Judge Mory Nueva has been crossing between the islands of Samar and Cebu to help reduce docket congestion and speed up the dispensation of justice in the trial courts.   The constant travel is not easy. After
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Hundreds of drug cases, 2 islands and 1 brave judge closing gap

CEBU CITY --- For the past five years, Judge Mory Nueva has been crossing between the islands of Samar and Cebu to help reduce docket congestion and speed up the dispensation of justice in the trial courts.   The constant travel is not easy. After all, Samar is 217 kilometers northeast of Cebu City.   «It is tiresome,» the 50-year-old judge conceded.   Nueva used to board a ferry in Samar once or twice a month for Cebu before he eventually decided to travel by plane to cut travel time and avoid risks to his personal safety.   And his is a job that entails a lot of risks.   Just a month ago, Nueva received an urgent appeal to exon...Keep on reading: Hundreds of drug cases, 2 islands and 1 brave judge closing gap

New figures show fewer Mormons in Utah’s biggest county

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, United States --- Fewer than half the residents of Salt Lake County belong to the Mormon church, according to new figures that illustrate how Utah's largest county is becoming more religiously diverse. Mormons account for 49 percent o
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New figures show fewer Mormons in Utah’s biggest county

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, United States --- Fewer than half the residents of Salt Lake County belong to the Mormon church, according to new figures that illustrate how Utah's largest county is becoming more religiously diverse. Mormons account for 49 percent of the 1.1 million residents in Salt Lake County --- the lowest percentage since at least the 1930s, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. That's according to membership figures provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that include active and non-active members. Salt Lake County includes Utah's capital, Salt Lake City, which has long been more religiously diverse. But it also includes suburbs such as West Jordan, Sa...Keep on reading: New figures show fewer Mormons in Utah’s biggest county

Warriors rally to beat Kings, Antetokounmpo dominates Cavaliers

LOS ANGELES: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 68 points as the Golden State Warriors rebounded from an embarrassing loss to the Toronto Raptors two nights earlier to beat…READ The post Warriors rally to beat Kings, Antetokounmpo dominates Cav
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Warriors rally to beat Kings, Antetokounmpo dominates Cavaliers

LOS ANGELES: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 68 points as the Golden State Warriors rebounded from an embarrassing loss to the Toronto Raptors two nights earlier to beat…READ The post Warriors rally to beat Kings, Antetokounmpo dominates Cavaliers appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Sri Lanka PM quits to end crisis

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: A Sri Lankan lawmaker said that disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign Saturday to end the country’s political crisis. The pro-Rajapaksa lawmaker, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, told…READ The post Sri Lanka PM quits to e
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Sri Lanka PM quits to end crisis

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: A Sri Lankan lawmaker said that disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign Saturday to end the country’s political crisis. The pro-Rajapaksa lawmaker, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, told…READ The post Sri Lanka PM quits to end crisis appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

3 DRUG SUSPECTS KILLED,18 MORE FALL IN BULACAN

Three suspects were killed and 18 more were arrested and 136 were rounded up during police ant-drug operations on Friday and Saturday in the towns of Plaridel, San Miguel, Santa…READ The post 3 DRUG SUSPECTS KILLED,18 MORE FALL IN BULACAN appeared firs
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3 DRUG SUSPECTS KILLED,18 MORE FALL IN BULACAN

Three suspects were killed and 18 more were arrested and 136 were rounded up during police ant-drug operations on Friday and Saturday in the towns of Plaridel, San Miguel, Santa…READ The post 3 DRUG SUSPECTS KILLED,18 MORE FALL IN BULACAN appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Bombs away: Cherry Rondina comes off the bench, sparks Petron win in PSL Finals opener

MANILA, Philippines---Cherry Rondina is undoubtedly one of the most talented players in Philippine volleyball right now and her stature deserves the spotlight in whatever she goes to. «The Cherry Bomb» is a five-time UAAP MVP in the beach volle
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Bombs away: Cherry Rondina comes off the bench, sparks Petron win in PSL Finals opener

MANILA, Philippines---Cherry Rondina is undoubtedly one of the most talented players in Philippine volleyball right now and her stature deserves the spotlight in whatever she goes to. «The Cherry Bomb» is a five-time UAAP MVP in the beach volleyball tournament and was UAAP Season 80's Best Scorer in the indoor tournament. Despite her accolades, and reputation, Rondina doesn't mind coming off the bench to help steer Petron to a record fourth title in the Philippine Superliga. Rondina came off the Blaze Spikers' bench in their 25-23, 25-11, 25-17 Game 1 win in the All-Filipino finals against F2 Logistics and it didn't matter if he had a diminished role. "I was just thinking...Keep on reading: Bombs away: Cherry Rondina comes off the bench, sparks Petron win in PSL Finals opener

Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

MOSCOW --- Russia wants to sit down with Pentagon officials for «open and specific» talks on alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. The U.S. claims Russia is violating th
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Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

MOSCOW --- Russia wants to sit down with Pentagon officials for «open and specific» talks on alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. The U.S. claims Russia is violating the INF treaty, and on Dec. 4 issued an ultimatum that Moscow come into compliance with the accord in 60 days, or else Washington will withdraw. Russia denies it's in breach of the treaty. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu sent his counterpart, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, a proposal for launching a dialogue three days ago, according to a statement Saturday. But Russia says it hasn't received any official reply from the Penta...Keep on reading: Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

Death of 7-year-old on U.S. border raises questions

WASHINGTON --- Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. Some seven hours later, she was put on a bus to the nearest Border P
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Death of 7-year-old on U.S. border raises questions

WASHINGTON --- Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. Some seven hours later, she was put on a bus to the nearest Border Patrol station but soon began vomiting. By the end of the two-hour drive, she had stopped breathing. Jakelin hadn't had anything to eat or drink for days, her father later told U.S. officials. The death of the Guatemalan girl is the latest demonstration of the desperation of a growing number of Central American families and children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, often hoping to claim asylum, and it raises new questio...Keep on reading: Death of 7-year-old on U.S. border raises questions

Duterte staffer tells clergy to leave Balangiga plaza – priest

MANILA, Philippines --- A staffer of President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday allegedly ordered priests and bishops to leave the Balangiga Town Plaza before his arrival for the turnover of the Balangiga bells, Fr. Edmel Raagas, one of the priest present at the e
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Duterte staffer tells clergy to leave Balangiga plaza – priest

MANILA, Philippines --- A staffer of President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday allegedly ordered priests and bishops to leave the Balangiga Town Plaza before his arrival for the turnover of the Balangiga bells, Fr. Edmel Raagas, one of the priest present at the event, said, «Priests, including the Borongan bishop and the Apostolic Nuncio, were initially told to go out of the Balangiga plaza, minutes before the President arrived,» Raagas told INQUIRER.net in a text message. Raagas also said the instruction was from the «Presidential Management Staff.» When the bishops and priests insisted on getting to their seats, Raagas said a member from the Presidential Management Staff asked...Keep on reading: Duterte staffer tells clergy to leave Balangiga plaza – priest

Channing glad Amanda is ‘back on the right track’

Retired actress Amanda Bynes told Paper magazine a few weeks ago about her career-damaging drug dependency issues and recovery, the conversation deviating to an actor's big break when one of her movies was mentioned. Channing Tatum was cast in her 2006 tee
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Channing glad Amanda is ‘back on the right track’

Retired actress Amanda Bynes told Paper magazine a few weeks ago about her career-damaging drug dependency issues and recovery, the conversation deviating to an actor's big break when one of her movies was mentioned. Channing Tatum was cast in her 2006 teen comedy «She's the Man,» Bynes disclosed, because she saw star quality in the then-unknown model-actor, and «fought» for him.   When asked about Bynes' revelation, Tatum told Entertainment Tonight, «I love her.»   The «Magic Mike» star recalled his time on-set with the former child star Bynes, who was in her early 20s at the time: "She was just so alive. You never knew what was going to come out of her mout...Keep on reading: Channing glad Amanda is ‘back on the right track’

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