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Air Force receives 2 more fighter jets from Korea - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Air Force receives 2 more fighter jets from Korea
Philippine Star
The first two FA-50PH jet fighters make their way to the Philippines from South Korea. KAI/Released. MANILA, Philippines — Two more FA-50PH fighter jets from South Korea arrived in the Philippines on Wednesday. The fourth batch of planes, which ...

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Wednesday briefing: Brexit – the next two years start now - The Guardian


The Guardian

Wednesday briefing: Brexit – the next two years start now
The Guardian
Some will hail it as Britain's “independence day”. Others, not so much. Today, Theresa May formally invokes article 50 of the treaty of the European Union. Her letter to the European council president commences the process of separating from a bloc ...
Brexit does not provide a single major opportunity to improve the UK economy in the long termBusiness Insider
All you need to know about Article 50 and the Brexit processCNBC
Brexit Bulletin: No Turning BackBloomberg
RTE.ie -GMA News -Manila Bulletin -Irish Times
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Cyclone Debbie's full wrath is revealed - New Zealand Herald


ABC Online

Cyclone Debbie's full wrath is revealed
New Zealand Herald
Residents of Daydream and Hamilton Islands are bracing for evacuation as devastated communities find themselves facing hunger and thirst in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie. According to The Courier Mail, authorities will use military and private ...
Cyclone-ravaged Australia like 'a war zone'Inquirer.net
Queensland cyclone: Latest news on ex-tropical cyclone DebbieCourier Mail
Cyclone Debbie: Weather front set to drench Sydney, NSWdailytelegraph.com.au
Sun.Star -The Sydney Morning Herald -The Australian -SBS
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DepEd calls for vigilance amid student rape cases - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

DepEd calls for vigilance amid student rape cases
Philippine Star
The Department of Education (DepEd) has called for vigilance after recent incidents of students being abused were reported. AP/File. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has appealed to parents to be vigilant and proactive in ...
DepEd appeals to parents, media after 3 rape incidents involving studentsGMA News
Education dept alarmed by rape cases involving studentsABS-CBN News

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PHL-EU relations remains excellent despite controversial statements of President Duterte vs EU – Malacañang - Yahoo News


Yahoo News

PHL-EU relations remains excellent despite controversial statements of President Duterte vs EU – Malacañang
Yahoo News
Malacañang said the relationship between Philippines and the European Union remains excellent despite the controversial statements of President Rodrigo Duterte against the bloc. “I will just happy to hang you if you're… if I have the preference, I'll ...

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Esperon: Cabinet security cluster to discuss drone spotted over Benham Rise

The security cluster of the Cabinet is set to meet and discuss the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone spotted over the Benham Rise area last week, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. said Wednesday.

No. of rights abuses by cops down in 2016, but 2017 already has 57 cases in Q1

The number of police officers involved in alleged human rights violations went down from 2014 to 2016 despite the Duterte administration's intensified campaign against illegal drugs, the Philippine National Police Human Rights Affairs Office said Wednesday.

Samsung: Is Galaxy S8 the firm's most important phone yet? - BBC News


BBC News

Samsung: Is Galaxy S8 the firm's most important phone yet?
BBC News
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will likely be the South Korean firm's biggest test yet: a phone that has to live up to the highest expectations and also the toughest scrutiny. Even in normal circumstances, the stakes are high when a phone maker unveils its ...
Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launchInquirer.net
As Galaxy S8 launches, did Note 7 blowup change anything?CNET
What to watch for in the Samsung Galaxy S8 launchCNBC
India Today -NDTV -The Indian Express -TechSpot
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Ex-Makati VM Mercado: I will not back down in testifying on Binay case

Former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado on Wednesday said he will not back down in testifying on the graft trial of former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay, wife of former Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Ex-Makati VM Mercado: I will not back down in testifying on Binay case

Former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado on Wednesday said he will not back down in testifying on the graft trial of former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay, wife of former Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Esperon: Duterte allowed to give 'verbal' permits to survey Benham Rise

President Rodrigo Duterte is allowed to give permits to other countries -- 'whether done verbally or not” -- to survey Benham Rise, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said Wednesday.

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east - USGS

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Esperon: Duterte allowed to give 'verbal' permits to survey Benham Rise

President Rodrigo Duterte is allowed to give permits to other countries -- 'whether done verbally or not” -- to survey Benham Rise, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said Wednesday.

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east - USGS

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

DFA: China's requests to conduct research in Benham Rise denied in 2015, 2016 - GMA News


GMA News

DFA: China's requests to conduct research in Benham Rise denied in 2015, 2016
GMA News
China has made at least two requests to conduct marine scientific research in Benham Rise, both of which were denied, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday. Maria Lourdes Montero, acting executive director and officer-in-charge of the ...
PH denied China's applications for research in Benham Rise — DFACNN Philippines
Let us strengthen our research capabilities – National Security AdviserUpdate Philippines

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De Lima proposes nat'l storage system for CCTV footage used as evidence

Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill proposing to preserve and protect data obtained from security cameras which are used as evidence in investigation of crimes.

De Lima proposes nat'l storage system for CCTV footage used as evidence

Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill proposing to preserve and protect data obtained from security cameras which are used as evidence in investigation of crimes.

DFA: China's requests to conduct research in Benham Rise denied in 2015, 2016

China has made at least two requests to conduct marine scientific research in Benham Rise, both of which were denied, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday. 

DFA: China's requests to conduct research in Benham Rise denied in 2015, 2016

China has made at least two requests to conduct marine scientific research in Benham Rise, both of which were denied, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday. 

National Security Adviser Esperon says no threat to Benham Rise for now

There is no threat from any nation to claim Benham Rise, at least for now, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. said Wednesday.

National Security Adviser Esperon says no threat to Benham Rise for now

There is no threat from any nation to claim Benham Rise, at least for now, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. said Wednesday.

NCRPO: 379 deaths under investigation cases solved

National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde on Wednesday said they have solved 379 deaths under investigation (DUI) in Metro Manila.

NCRPO: 379 deaths under investigation cases solved

National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde on Wednesday said they have solved 379 deaths under investigation (DUI) in Metro Manila.

Floirendo denies plot to unseat Alvarez, make Arroyo House speaker 

Davao del Norte Second District Rep. Antonio 'Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. has denied allegations that he was leading a plot to unseat House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

Floirendo denies plot to unseat Alvarez, make Arroyo House speaker 

Davao del Norte Second District Rep. Antonio 'Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. has denied allegations that he was leading a plot to unseat House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

5 decades later, Reds gather anew to pick new, younger leaders

For the first time in five decades, the Communist Party of the Philippines gathered anew for its national congress where they selected new and relatively younger leaders to ensure a 'vibrant' leadership in the group.

5 decades later, Reds gather anew to pick new, younger leaders

For the first time in five decades, the Communist Party of the Philippines gathered anew for its national congress where they selected new and relatively younger leaders to ensure a 'vibrant' leadership in the group.

Pangilinan: Let voters weed out barangay chiefs linked to illegal drugs

Senator Francis Pangilinan on Wednesday expressed his opposition to the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone the barangay elections slated this October and appoint village executives.

Kiko seeks probe on corruption allegations in PCA

Senator Francis 'Kiko” Pangilinan has filed a resolution calling for a Senate probe on the alleged corruption in the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA). 

Pangilinan: Let voters weed out barangay chiefs linked to illegal drugs

Senator Francis Pangilinan on Wednesday expressed his opposition to the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone the barangay elections slated this October and appoint village executives.

Kiko seeks probe on corruption allegations in PCA

Senator Francis 'Kiko” Pangilinan has filed a resolution calling for a Senate probe on the alleged corruption in the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA). 

Floirendo hurt, ready to face Alvarez's complaint

Davao del Norte Second District Rep. Antonio 'Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. said he is ready to face the complaint filed against him by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, though he admitted he was hurt by the allegations.

Floirendo hurt, ready to face Alvarez's complaint

Davao del Norte Second District Rep. Antonio 'Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. said he is ready to face the complaint filed against him by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, though he admitted he was hurt by the allegations.

DepEd appeals to parents, media after 3 rape incidents involving students

Alarmed by recent incidents of rape involving students, the Department of Education (DepEd) has appealed for vigilance to prevent children's abuse and exploitation.

DepEd appeals to parents, media after 3 rape incidents involving students

Alarmed by recent incidents of rape involving students, the Department of Education (DepEd) has appealed for vigilance to prevent children's abuse and exploitation.

Priests, religious groups conduct feeding program among Kadamay members in Pandi

Some priests and members of religious groups extended assistance to Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) members staying in Pandi, Bulacan, a report on Unang Balita on Wednesday said.

NBI looking into 'anomalous' NPO printing deals

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is looking into the alleged anomalous deals of the National Printing Office (NPO) with three private firms.

Bongbong to PET: Affirm ruling on protest vs Leni

MANILA, Philippines - Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.

EU summons Philippines envoy over latest Rody tirade

MANILA, Philippines - The European Union on Monday summoned a Philippine envoy to explain an expletive-laden tirade by President Duterte, who threatened to h

SC junks disbarment petition vs Ombudsman

MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has junked the disbarment complaint against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales.

Rody turns 72, wakes up to surprise in Davao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – As he turned 72 yesterday, President Duterte woke up to a pleasant surprise.

Speaker files graft case vs Floirendo

MANILA, Philippines - House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez filed last week a graft complaint against Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep.

Palace to NYT: Why zero in on Philippines?

MANILA, Philippines - The attention given by The New York Times to the Philippines’ war on drugs is “curious,” Malacañang said yesterday, as it wond

‘Girlfriends’ behind Alvarez-Floirendo spat?

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Did a feud between their “girlfriends” cause bosom buddies to part ways?

Leni accepts Rody’s invitation to dinner

MANILA, Philippines - Vice President Leni Robredo has accepted President Duterte’s dinner invitation to her and her children despite warnings that it could b

SC asked: Junk De Lima plea in drug cases

MANILA, Philippines - Solicitor General Jose Calida asked the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday to dismiss the petition of embattled Sen.

Alvarez seeks probe of BuCor deal with Floirendo firm - GMA News


GMA News

Alvarez seeks probe of BuCor deal with Floirendo firm
GMA News
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is seeking an inquiry into an allegedly anomalous deal that the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) entered into with a company owned by the family of a fellow Davao del Norte solon. Alvarez, who represents Davao del Norte's ...
House Speaker Alvarez sues ally for graftBusinessWorld Online Edition
Alvarez to critics: Go ahead, unseat meMalaya
Alvarez files graft raps vs FloirendoTempo

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CHR: No conclusions yet on whether EJKs state-sponsored - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

CHR: No conclusions yet on whether EJKs state-sponsored
Philippine Star
Protesters stage a "die-in" to dramatize the rising number of extra judicial killings related to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "War on Drugs" Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 in front of the Philippine National Police headquarters in suburban Quezon city ...

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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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