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Palace: Duterte wants SONA not to go beyond 50 minutes

President Rodrigo Duterte does not want his state address on Monday to go over 50 minutes, a Malacañang official said.  

Green sea turtle nasagip sa lalawigan ng Quezon

Nasagip ng mga mangingisda ang isang green sea turtle na napadpad sa baybayin ng Barangay San Isidro Ibaba sa bayan ng General Luna, Quezon province nitong Biyernes ng Umaga.  

Green sea turtle nasagip sa lalawigan ng Quezon

Nasagip ng mga mangingisda ang isang green sea turtle na napadpad sa baybayin ng Barangay San Isidro Ibaba sa bayan ng General Luna, Quezon province nitong Biyernes ng Umaga.  

Marawi evacuees could not eat relief goods not labeled 'halal'

Displaced residents of Marawi City staying in Iligan City could not eat some of the items given as relief goods since these are not 'halal' or prepared in accordance with Muslim law.

Marawi evacuees could not eat relief goods not labeled 'halal'

Displaced residents of Marawi City staying in Iligan City could not eat some of the items given as relief goods since these are not 'halal' or prepared in accordance with Muslim law.

Duterte won't talk to communists, tells troops to go after NPA next

President Rodrigo Duterte said he no longer wants to talk to the communist rebels.

Duterte won't talk to communists, tells troops to go after NPA next

President Rodrigo Duterte said he no longer wants to talk to the communist rebels.

Lacson calls conspiracy claim vs. Noynoy on Mamasapano 'idiotic'

Senator Panfilo Lacson said the conspiracy claim against former President Benigno 'Noynoy” Aquino III in relation to the 2015 Mamasapano clash is 'idiotic.”  

Lacson calls conspiracy claim vs. Noynoy on Mamasapano 'idiotic'

Senator Panfilo Lacson said the conspiracy claim against former President Benigno 'Noynoy” Aquino III in relation to the 2015 Mamasapano clash is 'idiotic.”  

Ombudsman to file graft raps vs. Batad, Iloilo mayor

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against the mayor of Batad, Iloilo for allegedly approving permits of his wife's business.

Ombudsman to file graft raps vs. Batad, Iloilo mayor

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against the mayor of Batad, Iloilo for allegedly approving permits of his wife's business.

Comelec appoints janitor-turned-lawyer as election officer

Former Commission on Elections janitor, now Attorney Ramil Comendador, has been promoted to Election Officer IV.  

Comelec appoints janitor-turned-lawyer as election officer

Former Commission on Elections janitor, now Attorney Ramil Comendador, has been promoted to Election Officer IV.  

Opposition congressmen appeal SC ruling backing Mindanao martial law

Opposition congressmen asked the Supreme Court on Friday to reverse its decision backing President Rodrigo Duterte's imposition of martial law in Mindanao aimed at crushing ISIS-inspired militants.

Opposition congressmen appeal SC ruling backing Mindanao martial law

Opposition congressmen asked the Supreme Court on Friday to reverse its decision backing President Rodrigo Duterte's imposition of martial law in Mindanao aimed at crushing ISIS-inspired militants.

Troops kill NPA member manning con checkpoint in Cotabato

A suspected New People's Army guerrilla believed involved in the attack on a convoy of presidential guards in Cotabato last Wednesday was killed in a clash with government troops, a radio report said Friday.

Troops kill NPA member manning con checkpoint in Cotabato

A suspected New People's Army guerrilla believed involved in the attack on a convoy of presidential guards in Cotabato last Wednesday was killed in a clash with government troops, a radio report said Friday.

Ex-Binangonan police chief shot in Antipolo

A former chief of police in Binangonan, Rizal was shot at a gasoline station in Antipolo on Friday morning.

Ex-Binangonan police chief shot in Antipolo

A former chief of police in Binangonan, Rizal was shot at a gasoline station in Antipolo on Friday morning.

Magnitude-6.7 quake kills 2 in Greece

Two people were killed on Friday on the Greek island of Kos after a strong 6.7 magnitude quake hit the region, the ANA news agency reported.  

Magnitude-6.7 quake kills 2 in Greece

Two people were killed on Friday on the Greek island of Kos after a strong 6.7 magnitude quake hit the region, the ANA news agency reported.  

Soldiers wounded on 1st day of war are back in Marawi City

Completely healed and war-ready, soldiers wounded when the battle against the ISIS-Maute group first erupted in Marawi City on May 23 are back in the battleground.

Soldiers wounded on 1st day of war are back in Marawi City

Completely healed and war-ready, soldiers wounded when the battle against the ISIS-Maute group first erupted in Marawi City on May 23 are back in the battleground.

Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in Venezuela

Many Venezuelan streets were barricaded and deserted on Thursday for a strike called by foes of President Nicolas Maduro to demand elections and the scrapping of plans for a new congress they fear will consolidate dictatorship in the OPEC country.

Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in Venezuela

Many Venezuelan streets were barricaded and deserted on Thursday for a strike called by foes of President Nicolas Maduro to demand elections and the scrapping of plans for a new congress they fear will consolidate dictatorship in the OPEC country.

Davao del Norte Provincial board, local gov't officials support BuCor-Tadeco deal 

The provincial board of Davao del Norte on Thursday expressed its support for the joint venture agreement (JVA) between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Co. Inc. (Tadeco) on the implementation of a rehabilitation program for inmates and employment for residents.

Davao del Norte Provincial board, local gov't officials support BuCor-Tadeco deal 

The provincial board of Davao del Norte on Thursday expressed its support for the joint venture agreement (JVA) between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Co. Inc. (Tadeco) on the implementation of a rehabilitation program for inmates and employment for residents.

US lawmakers urged to ban firearms sale, support for PNP

International human rights advocacy organizations recommend to US lawmakers to extend the ban on firearms sale to the Philippines and put a halt on support for the police during a hearing by US legislators on the Duterte administration's war on drugs.

US lawmakers urged to ban firearms sale, support for PNP

International human rights advocacy organizations recommend to US lawmakers to extend the ban on firearms sale to the Philippines and put a halt on support for the police during a hearing by US legislators on the Duterte administration's war on drugs.

Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after US contest -- police

Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after an international competition in Washington and two of them were seen entering Canada, police said on Thursday.

Malaysians among 44 arrested for kidnapping of Singaporean at Manila casino - The Star Online


The Star Online

Malaysians among 44 arrested for kidnapping of Singaporean at Manila casino
The Star Online
The 45 suspects in the kidnap-for-ransom case of Singaporean Wu Yan were presented at a news briefing on Thursday, July 20.PHOTO: PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE. MANILA: Forty-four Chinese and Malaysian suspects have been detained in the ...
Singaporean woman kidnapped in Manila rescued; 43 foreigners arrestedChannel NewsAsia
Philippine police arrest 43 foreigners for kidnapping Singaporean womanReuters
45 members of kidnap group fallThe Manila Times
The Straits Times -Business Mirror -Tempo -Coconuts
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Thursday briefing: Trump family to testify - The Guardian


The Guardian

Thursday briefing: Trump family to testify
The Guardian
Senate will question key figures on Russia links … what now for the BBC and pay equality? … shed 'like sharpened pencil' makes architecture prize shortlist. by Graham Russell. Senate will question key figures on Russia links … what now for the BBC ...
Trump's top aides are trying to warn him that Putin is not to be trustedBusiness Insider
Napolitano: Was Donald Trump Jr.'s Russian meeting a criminal act?Fox News
Key Russia testimony from Donald Trump's inner circle looms as president marks turbulent six months in officeTelegraph.co.uk
BBC News -Washington Post -NPR -South China Morning Post
all 1,306 news articles »

A bird's-eye view of the ruins of Mosul - Washington Post


Washington Post

A bird's-eye view of the ruins of Mosul
Washington Post
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. "They make a desert, and call it peace," concluded a bitter ...
ISIS fight shows US military can use lower-cost weapons with lethal resultsCNBC
Suspected Isis fighter seized in Mosul may be missing German girl, 16The Guardian
Rebuilding Mosul: The daunting mission to bring the demolished city back from the deadLos Angeles Times
Independent.ie -U.S. News & World Report -NEWS.com.au -HuffPost
all 197 news articles »

Dozens Found Guilty in Thailand's Largest Human Trafficking Trial - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Dozens Found Guilty in Thailand's Largest Human Trafficking Trial
The Atlantic
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. More than 60 people were sentenced to jail by a Bangkok court on Wednesday in the largest human trafficking trial in Thailand's history. Among those convicted is ...
Army general among Thais convicted of human traffickingWashington Post
Thailand should leave 'no stone unturned' after 62 found guilty of traffickingChannel NewsAsia
Justice served: Thai army general is convicted of human-trafficking, eight years after SCMP exposed himSouth China Morning Post
The Boston Globe -Manila Bulletin -News24 -BBC News
all 72 news articles »

These are the 9 risk factors for dementia that you probably didn't know about - Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

These are the 9 risk factors for dementia that you probably didn't know about
Globalnews.ca
WATCH: According to a new report published in The Lancet, one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented depending on these nine risk factors. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial ...
Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report saysWashington Post
Lifestyle changes could prevent over a third of dementia cases, report suggestsThe Guardian
Third of dementia cases are preventable, say researchersThe Independent
San Francisco Chronicle -CBC.ca -Channel NewsAsia -Telegraph.co.uk
all 136 news articles »

Grab asks LTFRB to lift and set aside order against vehicles and drivers - GMA News


GMA News

Grab asks LTFRB to lift and set aside order against vehicles and drivers
GMA News
Grab Philippines on Thursday asked the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to set aside and lift the ban on a government order suspending new applications for drivers and vehicles. In its motion for reconsideration, app-based ...
No apprehension of Grab, Uber drivers until LTFRB rulingRappler
LTFRB open to Grab, Uber appeals, advises immediate filingThe Manila Times
Grab pays P5M fine, appeals charges vs LTFRBABS-CBN News

all 12 news articles »

US Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

US Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
Inquirer.net
US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday. The 80-year-old lawmaker from Arizona underwent surgery to remove a ...
John McCain diagnosed with brian tumourIrish Times
'Tougher than a $2 steak': Washington reacts to John McCain's tumor diagnosisThe Mercury News
John McCain, Republican senator from Arizona, diagnosed with brain tumorWashington Post
Miami Herald -Boston Herald -The Guardian -BBC News
all 805 news articles »

Leni on potential impeachment bids: I have not done anything wrong

MANILA, Philippines —  Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday maintained that she has not done anything wrong amid reports that four impeachment complaints

Golez: Communist Party of China has nothing to teach Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A former national security adviser said on Wednesday that the Philippines has nothing to learn from the Communist Party of China a day

DFA urges due process in US Congress inquiry on drug war

MANILA, Philippines — There will be no representatives of the Philippine government in the upcoming US Congress inquiry into the human rights situation in th

'Catastrophic' scenario seen for millions of commuters

MANILA, Philippines — The recent order of the franchising board to suspend operations of ride-sharing vehicles without government-issued certificates is seen

Leni: Decision on martial law must be based on thorough debates

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday said that any extension of military rule in Mindanao should be based on a thorough discussion

Duterte issues EO relaxing requirements for alternative procurement methods

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has relaxed th

ERC execs face graft, bribery complaint over P15M travel expenses

MANILA, Philippines — Energy Regulatory Commission chief Alfre

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NOTICE TO Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney encourages registered Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales who have received their ballots packets from COMELEC-Manila for the 2016 Philippine National Elections to send their accomplished ballots to the Consulate as soon as possible.

The accomplished ballots may be submitted to the Consulate daily, including on weekends and holidays, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on 9 April-8 May 2016, and from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on 9 May 2016.

For Filipino Overseas Voters who have not yet received their ballots, please check whether your name is in the following lists on the Consulate website, :

• Returned-To-Sender (RTS) ballots; and

• List of voters with incomplete or no mailing address.

If your name is on either of the above lists, please contact the Consulate and look for Mr. Jessie Llaneta at Tel. No. 926207377, or send your complete details, e.g., mobile number and mailing address, to sydney.pcg@dfa.gov.ph, or contact the Duty Officer at mobile number 0415-426400.

Thank you.

Philippine Consulate General, Sydney

20 April 2016

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Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

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Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday
She becomes only the third Filipina to win the crown after Gloria Diaz and Margarita Moran

She was crowned amid much confusion after host Steve Harvey initially announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.

Harvey apologized and said he read the wrong results.

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