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SWS: Trust in Robredo rebounds to 'very good' in Q4 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Public trust in Vice President Leni Robredo significantly recovered in the last three months of 2017, a Social Weather Stations survey

SEC chair ready to defend ruling on Rappler case

MANILA, Philippines—Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Teresita Herbosa on Tuesday said she is ready to defend a ruling to revoke the business re

LIVE: Oral arguments on cases vs martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court will hold oral arguments on the four petitions against the extension of martial law in Mindanao.

House panel tackles term limits for proposed federal assembly

MANILA, Philippines — Members of the House of Representatives debated the proposed terms of office of members a new legislature at a hearing on charter chang

NDRRMC reiterates warning as Mayon Volcano continues to spew lava

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities on Tuesday reminded residents and the public to heed warnings from the local government authorities not to return to their

Philippine business journalists condemn order shutting down Rappler

MANILA, Philippines — An organization of business journalists in the Philippines on Tuesday joined those that condemned the government’s kill order revoking 

Faeldon takes new oath as Office of Civil Defense exec

MANILA, Philippines — Nicanor Faeldon, who resigned as Customs chief last year, took his oath as the new deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense

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Rights groups on Rappler closure: Don't shoot the messenger

MANILA, Philippines — A government regulator's order to revoke the business registration of news site Rappler is politically motivated and is an attempt to s

Mount Mayon lava continues to flow but some residents still return to danger zone - GMA News


GMA News

Mount Mayon lava continues to flow but some residents still return to danger zone
GMA News
Lava continued to flow from Mount Mayon as the volcano remained in a high level of unrest on Tuesday morning. A video posted by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Facebook shortly before 9 a.m. showed a pyroclastic ...
Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Mayon volcanoSun.Star
Hazardous eruption of Mayon loomsInquirer.net
Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcanoThe Globe and Mail
Reliefweb -ReliefWeb -Gephardt Daily -Malaya
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Sereno, staff flew business while Marquez stayed in economy - Rappler


Rappler

Sereno, staff flew business while Marquez stayed in economy
Rappler
ECONOMY CLASS. Court Administrator Midas Marquez says he once flew economy while Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, her staff and security detail flew business class. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler. One of the accusations against Supreme Court Chief ...
SC justice questions Sereno-created bodyInquirer.net
SC's Martires urges spouses of deceased justices to file raps vs those who cause delays in their pensionInterAksyon
Done deal? Then send impeachment case now to Senate – Sereno campManila Bulletin
Philippine Star -Business Mirror -The Manila Times -CNN Philippines
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Faeldon sworn into new job at OCD - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Faeldon sworn into new job at OCD
Inquirer.net
Former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon (left) takes his oath as the new deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense on Jan. 16, 2018. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is administering Faeldon's oath. TWITTER PHOTO FROM @FAELDONLEGAL. Former ...
Faeldon takes oath as OCD deputyGMA News
Faeldon takes oath as new OCD officialABS-CBN News

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Faeldon takes oath as new OCD official

MANILA - Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Tuesday has taken his oath as the new deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense.

Revocation of Rappler license ‘sinister’ state regulation vs. ‘critical’ media --HRW

The revocation of multimedia news outlet Rappler’s license to operate suggests “sinister” state regulation at play to muzzle “critical media voices,” said international watchdog Human Rights Watch on Monday.

Revocation of Rappler license ‘sinister’ state regulation vs. ‘critical’ media --HRW

The revocation of multimedia news outlet Rappler’s license to operate suggests “sinister” state regulation at play to muzzle “critical media voices,” said international watchdog Human Rights Watch on Monday.

Nueva Ecija gov's secretary shot dead in front of her children

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed the secretary of Nueva Ecija Governor Czarina Umali on Sunday night.

Nueva Ecija gov's secretary shot dead in front of her children

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed the secretary of Nueva Ecija Governor Czarina Umali on Sunday night.

DOH 'mafia'? File raps, dares Garin

MANILA - Former Health Secretary Janette Garin on Tuesday challenged a former consultant to file charges against an alleged "mafia" in the health department.

 

California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

The search for victims of last week's deadly Southern California mudslides pushed into Monday, with hundreds of rescue workers with dogs and scanners hunting for four people still listed as missing after the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people.

California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

The search for victims of last week's deadly Southern California mudslides pushed into Monday, with hundreds of rescue workers with dogs and scanners hunting for four people still listed as missing after the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people.

6 ‘extorting’ cops, 2 civilian cohorts nabbed in Nueva Ecija

Six policemen and their two civilian cohorts were arrested for extorting money from travelling businessmen in Caranglan, Nueva Ecija early Tuesday.

6 ‘extorting’ cops, 2 civilian cohorts nabbed in Nueva Ecija

Six policemen and their two civilian cohorts were arrested for extorting money from travelling businessmen in Caranglan, Nueva Ecija early Tuesday.

'We owe it to our constituents': Umali says panel to vote on Sereno impeach rap

House Justice Committee chair Reynaldo Umali said members of the panel are left with no choice but to vote on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno after the magistrate continued to stonewall the proceedings.

Tail end of cold front, LPA to bring rain in Visayas, Mindanao - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Tail end of cold front, LPA to bring rain in Visayas, Mindanao
Inquirer.net
The state weather bureau is monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) east of Mindanao off Surigao del Sur that is forecast to bring rain in Mindanao. The LPA was last located 300 kilometers southeast of Hinatuan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and ...
PAGASA monitoring LPA in Surigao del SurGMA News
Low pressure area to bring rain on January 16Rappler
Cebu to experience rains due to low-pressure areaSun.Star

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2 'snatcher' ng cellphone, arestado

Arestado ang 2 lalaki matapos umano nilang nakawan ng cellphone ang isang pasahero ng jeep sa Taft Avenue, Maynila Lunes ng gabi.

Trump blames US Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

US President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries.

Trump blames US Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

US President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries.

SEC orders closure of Rappler site - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

SEC orders closure of Rappler site
Inquirer.net
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has moved to shut down Rappler Inc., which operates a news website critical of the Duterte administration, claiming it violated the Constitution's restriction on foreign ownership of local media. The ...
Rappler still free to continue operations – SECRappler
Revocation of Rappler license 'sinister' state regulation vs. 'critical' media —HRWGMA News
Bid to shut down Rappler 'vendetta' vs critical news site – HRWInterAksyon
Philippine Star -The Guardian -Manila Bulletin -CNN Philippines
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Duterte fires CHEd chair, says many more to get ax - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Duterte fires CHEd chair, says many more to get ax
Inquirer.net
President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he had dismissed Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chair Patricia Licuanan, and that many more officials would follow her out the door. “I have dismissed Licuanan today—the one in CHEd—the one in Marina ...
Nograles says many issues led to Licuanan's resignationGMA News
Duterte fires CHED's Patricia Licuanan; more to followPhilippine Star
CHEd chair resignsManila Bulletin
InterAksyon -The Manila Times -Sun.Star -CNN Philippines
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Collapse of Colombian bridge kills nine workers, injures five

At least nine construction workers were killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia on Monday, an official from the disaster response agency said.

Collapse of Colombian bridge kills nine workers, injures five

At least nine construction workers were killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia on Monday, an official from the disaster response agency said.

Pope Francis arrives in Chile

Pope Francis arrived in Chile on Monday evening, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Pope Francis arrives in Chile

Pope Francis arrived in Chile on Monday evening, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested, others killed after shootout

Venezuelan authorities on Monday arrested five members of a "terrorist cell" linked to self-proclaimed rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Perez, and killed several other militants during a shootout in a poor area outside Caracas.

Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested, others killed after shootout

Venezuelan authorities on Monday arrested five members of a "terrorist cell" linked to self-proclaimed rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Perez, and killed several other militants during a shootout in a poor area outside Caracas.

4 na miyembro ng pamilya, patay sa landslide sa Compostela Valley

Patay ang apat na miyembro ng isang pamilya dahil sa landslide dulot ng matinding pag-ulan sa Barangay Tandik, Maragusan sa probinsya ng Compostela Valley Linggo ng gabi.

Nurse who fired gun inside restaurant shot dead by cop

A man was shot and killed by police after he fired a gun inside a fast food restaurant in a mall in Talisay City, Cebu late Monday afternoon.
 

China races to tackle expanding oil spill after tanker sinks

Chinese ships scrambled Monday to clean up a massive and expanding oil spill after an Iranian tanker sank off China, raising fears of devastating damage to marine life.

China races to tackle expanding oil spill after tanker sinks

Chinese ships scrambled Monday to clean up a massive and expanding oil spill after an Iranian tanker sank off China, raising fears of devastating damage to marine life.

Plebisito sa 'Cha-cha', isinusulong sa Kamara

Sa usapin pa rin ng charter change, isinusulong naman sa Kamara na maisalang sa plebisito ang bagong konstitusyon kasabay ng barangay elections sa Mayo.

Ilang senador, tutol sa unicameral Congress sa pagbabago ng Konstitusyon

Sinuportahan ng mga Senador ang panawagan ni Sen. Panfilo Lacson na mag-convene bilang isang constituent assembly ang Senado para sa pag-amyeda ng 1987 constitution.

Nene Pimentel's appeal to the public, speak out now

Former senator Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr. has asked the public to voice out their opinion as the government seems to fast-track the implementation of a federal form of government.

Nene Pimentel's appeal to the public, speak out now

Former senator Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr. has asked the public to voice out their opinion as the government seems to fast-track the implementation of a federal form of government.

North Korea meeting to stress importance of sanctions -- Canada

A summit on curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions will focus in part on how to ensure countries fully implement all the sanctions imposed on the reclusive state, a Canadian government source said on Monday.

North Korea meeting to stress importance of sanctions -- Canada

A summit on curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions will focus in part on how to ensure countries fully implement all the sanctions imposed on the reclusive state, a Canadian government source said on Monday.

Psychiatrist na sumuri kay Sereno, ipatatawag

Ipatatawag ng House Justice Committee ang psychiatrist na sumuri kay Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

150 suspek sa telecom fraud, ipade-deport

Nakatakdang ipa-deport ang nasa 150 Chinese at Taiwanese na naaresto ng PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group na sangkot umano sa telecom fraud.

Kilos-protesta kontra TRAIN, isinagawa

Ang isang grupo, sinubukan kung ano pa ang mabibili ngayong mataas na ang presyo ng bilihin sa ilalim ng TRAIN law.

Maliliit na kotse, bawal nang bumiyahe bilang TNVS - LTFRB

Namemeligro ang kabuhayan ng ilang Transport Network Vehicle Service drivers.

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

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

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

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.