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Number of evacuees reaches 27000 as Mayon continues to spew lava - GMA News


GMA News

Number of evacuees reaches 27000 as Mayon continues to spew lava
GMA News
As Mt. Mayon continued to spew lava on Saturday, the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) continued to closely monitor its activities to determine whether or not an explosive eruption could take place. "We're looking at the ground deformation. Talagang mayroong pa po tayong maaaring asahan na activity whether it's scenario one again, na continued lava excrution. Or, scenario two, magkakaroon po tayo ng explosive eruption," PHIVOLCS Volcano Monitoring and Eruption Prediction ...
Mayon bulging as magma acts upThe Manila Times
Volcanologists warn evacuees against returning homeManila Bulletin
13100 Mayon evacuees sent homeInquirer.net
Philippine Star -InterAksyon -Smithsonian -The Register-Guard
all 19 news articles »

Mount Pulag treks suspended after Saturday fire - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Mount Pulag treks suspended after Saturday fire
Inquirer.net
BAGUIO CITY — Hiking and trekking activities at Mount Pulag was suspended following a forest fire that broke out there on Saturday (Jan. 20), according to park management. The fire was set off when a camper's butane stove exploded and had been put out ...
Hikers, trekkers barred from Mount Pulag after forest fireABS-CBN News

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7 Fil-Am doctors, nurses killed in Cebu road crash - Rappler


Rappler

7 Fil-Am doctors, nurses killed in Cebu road crash
Rappler
CEBU, Philippines – Seven Filipino American doctors and nurses visiting tourist destinations in Cebu were killed when their van rammed into a tree in Barangay Legaspi, Alegria town at noon on Saturday, January 20. In a spot report, the Alegria Police ...
Doctors, nurses among 9 killed, 10 hurt in Cebu road accidentsThe Manila Times
Fatalities in Alegria, Cebu vehicular accident rise to 7Inquirer.net
7 Pinoy tourists killed as van rams tree in CebuGMA News
Philippines Lifestyle
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SILIPIN: Lakbayaw sa Tondo, fluvial procession sa Cebu

Maingay at masaya ang paggunita ng bisperas ng Pista ng Sto. Niño sa Tondo, Maynila. Sa Cebu naman, umariba ang fluvial parade para sa selebrasyon ng Fiesta Señor.

Shaila Mae Rebortera is Cebu's Sinulog Queen 2018 - Rappler


Rappler

Shaila Mae Rebortera is Cebu's Sinulog Queen 2018
Rappler
CEBU CITY, Philippines – Shaila Mae Del Mar Rebortera of Tribu Talisay City may not have won any of the major awards but she romped off with the most coveted title of all, as she was named as the Sinulog Festival Queen 2018, on Friday, January 19, at ...
Selected areas in Cebu City experience 'unstable signal' in telecom linesManila Bulletin
Smart livestreams Sinulog festivitiesSun.Star
1M expected in Sinulog; security measures in placeThe Manila Times
Inquirer.net -GMA News -Philippine Star
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7 Pinoy tourists killed as van rams tree in Cebu

Seven Filipino immigrants from the United States died in a road accident in Alegria, Cebu on Saturday morning.

7 Pinoy tourists killed as van rams tree in Cebu

Seven Filipino immigrants from the United States died in a road accident in Alegria, Cebu on Saturday morning.

PANOORIN: 'Maaksyong' pagtugis sa isang drug suspect sa Taguig

Kasama pa ni Ortega ang kaniyang 2 maliliit na anak nang pasukin ng mga operatiba ang kanilang bahay.

Roque: Amendment limiting freedom of speech, expression not from Palace

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday clarified that the proposed constitutional amendment that "limits" freedom of speech and expression came from Malacañang.

Roque: Amendment limiting freedom of speech, expression not from Palace

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday clarified that the proposed constitutional amendment that "limits" freedom of speech and expression came from Malacañang.

Clark airport cargo handler appeals to the President - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Clark airport cargo handler appeals to the President
Manila Bulletin
MIASCOR Aviation Services has appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his position after the Chief Executive earlier threatened to replace the aviation ground service provider after six of its employees were implicated in theft involving ...
Irked by airport theft, Duterte ends handling firm contractInquirer.net
MIASCOR to appeal contract termination to DuterteInterAksyon
Government drops Miascor over luggage theftPhilippine Star
The Manila Times -Emirates 24|7 -Philippine Canadian Inquirer -The Standard
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More families escaped poverty in 2017 – SWS - The Manila Times


Sun.Star

More families escaped poverty in 2017 – SWS
The Manila Times
Around 31 percent of Filipino families were able to extricate themselves out of poverty in 2017, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The poll, conducted from December 8 to 16, showed the highest rate of Filipino families that ...
SWS: 31% of Filipino families escaped poverty in 2017Sun.Star
More Filipino families moved out of poverty in 2017–SWSInquirer.net
Fewer Filipino families considered themselves 'poor' in 2017: SWSABS-CBN News
The Standard
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Roque: No Palace hand in NBI subpoenas vs. Rappler's Ressa, 2 others

Malacañang on Saturday said it had nothing to do with the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and two others over a complaint filed by a businessman regarding one of the news site's articles.

Roque: No Palace hand in NBI subpoenas vs. Rappler's Ressa, 2 others

Malacañang on Saturday said it had nothing to do with the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and two others over a complaint filed by a businessman regarding one of the news site's articles.

6 sundalo sugatan nang makasagupa ang nagpakilalang ISIS sa Lanao del Sur

Sugatan ang anim na sundalo ng Philippine Army nang makaengkuwentro nila ang isang grupo ng mga nagpakilalang ISIS daw sa Masiu, Lanao del Sur.

6 sundalo sugatan nang makasagupa ang nagpakilalang ISIS sa Lanao del Sur

Sugatan ang anim na sundalo ng Philippine Army nang makaengkuwentro nila ang isang grupo ng mga nagpakilalang ISIS daw sa Masiu, Lanao del Sur.

Barangay sa Biñan, 5 buwan nang binabaha

Para makapasok sa trabaho o eskuwela, kinakailangan ng mga residente ng Barangay Dela Paz na dumaan sa baha halos araw-araw.

'Democracy has never been more alive in PH' – Cayetano - Rappler


Rappler

'Democracy has never been more alive in PH' – Cayetano
Rappler
DEMOCRACY ALIVE? Press freedom advocates stage a solidarity gathering in Quezon City on January 19, 2018, after the Securities and Exchange Commission revoked the license of Rappler, an attack against press freedom in the Philippines. Photo by Martin ...
Palace: Scathing HRW report on PH rights situation 'fiction'Inquirer.net
Rights watchdog 'misleading' countries on Philippine situationThe Manila Times

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Gusali ng Yakult sa Ermita, nasusunog

Nasusunog ang ikatlong palapag ng gusali ng Yakult sa Agoncillo Street sa Malate, Maynila.

Gordon wants transparency in DOH-Sanofi discussions

Senator Richard Gordon on Saturday called for transparency in the discussions between the Department of Health (DOH) and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur, which has come under fire over its Dengvaxia vaccine.

Gordon wants transparency in DOH-Sanofi discussions

Senator Richard Gordon on Saturday called for transparency in the discussions between the Department of Health (DOH) and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur, which has come under fire over its Dengvaxia vaccine.

Duterte has right to voice anger vs Rappler’s ‘unfair coverage,’ Palace says

"Ano namang masama sa magalit ang isang presidente dahil sa tingin niya na unfair coverage? Kasama po yun sa kalayaan," Harry Roque says.

Cha-Cha ‘dead’ without Senate participation, Drilon says

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday said the proposed Charter change for a shift to federalism is dead without the Senate's participation.

Cha-Cha ‘dead’ without Senate participation, Drilon says

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday said the proposed Charter change for a shift to federalism is dead without the Senate's participation.

Nene Pimentel: Let Rappler answer for ‘lapse,’ but don’t muzzle free speech

Online news site Rappler should answer for any alleged legal “shortcoming,” but its “basic right” to free expression should continue with or without government recognition, said veteran lawmaker and former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. on Saturday.

Nene Pimentel: Let Rappler answer for ‘lapse,’ but don’t muzzle free speech

Online news site Rappler should answer for any alleged legal “shortcoming,” but its “basic right” to free expression should continue with or without government recognition, said veteran lawmaker and former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. on Saturday.

Mga empleyadong apektado ng sunog sa Cavite Economic Zone, babayaran pa rin - PEZA

Pasasahurin pa rin ng dalawang kompanyang may-ari ng mga nasunog na gusali sa loob ng compound ng Cavite Economic Zone sa Rosario, Cavite ang kani-kanilang mga empleyado, paglilinaw ng Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).

Magpinsang nangholdap ng estudyante sa Davao City, arestado

Positibong itinuro ng biktimang estudyante ang 2 na tumangay sa kaniyang cellphone matapos siyang tutukan ng patalim.

ALAMIN: Mga kalsadang apektado ng MRT-7 construction

Ayon sa MMDA, 24 oras ang construction ng MRT-7 pero ang galaw ng mga equipment ay tuwing alas-11 lang ng gabi hanggang alas-4 ng madaling araw.

Lalaki sinunog umano ang sariling bahay sa Pasig; mga bumbero muntik barilin

Ayon sa suspek, may gusto aniyang pumatay sa kaniya kaya niya nagawa ang krimen.

Duterte may sign EO vs. ‘endo’ early February

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Saturday said President Rodrigo Duterte may "hopefully" sign a proposed executive order (EO) against contractualization when he meets with labor groups early February.

Duterte may sign EO vs. ‘endo’ early February

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Saturday said President Rodrigo Duterte may "hopefully" sign a proposed executive order (EO) against contractualization when he meets with labor groups early February.

Cybercrime case vs Rappler weak: IT law expert

An information technology law expert on Saturday said online news publication Rappler may not be cited for an alleged violation of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 for an incident that happened months before it was signed into law. 
 

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other
Inquirer.net
The US Capitol in Washington, photo taken on Friday evening, Jan. 19, 2018, stands illuminated as the Senate tries to find a breakthrough to avoid a government shutdown. (Photo by J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / AP). WASHINGTON — The federal government shut ...
Trump Tweets Blame At Democrats, As Congress Resumes Work To End ShutdownNPR
Congress returns to work as lawmakers press to keep shutdown short-livedWashington Post
Congress reconvenes but prospects for a 'Dreamer' deal fade with government shutdownLos Angeles Times
CBS News -TIME -BBC News -Fortune
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Proposed federal charter bans people power --Bayan Muna leader

Militant party-list Bayan Muna on Saturday said "people power" is banned in a proposed federal charter at the House of Representatives.

Proposed federal charter bans people power --Bayan Muna leader

Militant party-list Bayan Muna on Saturday said "people power" is banned in a proposed federal charter at the House of Representatives.

MRT3 unloads passengers for the 2nd time on Saturday

For the second time on Saturday, passengers were unloaded from a defective train of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3).

MRT3 unloads passengers for the 2nd time on Saturday

For the second time on Saturday, passengers were unloaded from a defective train of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3).

At least 7 dead, 4 injured as van from tourist haven Oslob crashes into tree

A van full of passengers from Oslob rammed into a mahogany tree along Barangay Legaspi, Saturday.

Karinderya nilooban; mukha ng kawatan hagip sa CCTV

Natutulog na ang bantay ng karinderya pero nang maalimpungatan ay naisip niyang silipin ang kanilang CCTV camera at laking gulat niya nang makitang nakalihis na ito. 

‘Joy ride’ ng 12 kabataan nauwi sa trahedya; 1 sa kanila patay

Trahedya ang kinahantungan ng "joy ride" ng magkakaibigang kabataan sa Quezon City nitong Sabado ng madaling araw.

‘Joy ride’ ng 12 kabataan nauwi sa trahedya; 1 sa kanila patay

Trahedya ang kinahantungan ng "joy ride" ng magkakaibigang kabataan sa Quezon City nitong Sabado ng madaling araw.

3 dead, 1 hurt in Kidapawan shooting incident

KIDAPAWAN CITY - After killing their target, two suspected hired killers were killed by lawmen in a gun battle before dawn Friday, a police official said Saturday.  

3 dead, 1 hurt in Kidapawan shooting incident

KIDAPAWAN CITY - After killing their target, two suspected hired killers were killed by lawmen in a gun battle before dawn Friday, a police official said Saturday.  

Bombero sugatan sa sunog sa boarding house sa Boracay

Isang bombero ang sugatan matapos masunog ang ikalawang palapag ng isang boarding house sa Boracay island Biyernes ng gabi. 

Globe shuts down mobile services in parts of Cebu, Aklan during Sinulog, Ati-Atihan festivals

Telecommunications firm Globe Telecom Inc. announced on Saturday the temporary suspension of its mobile phone services in parts of Cebu and Aklan during the Sinulog and Ait-Atihan festivities.

Globe shuts down mobile services in parts of Cebu, Aklan during Sinulog, Ati-Atihan festivals

Telecommunications firm Globe Telecom Inc. announced on Saturday the temporary suspension of its mobile phone services in parts of Cebu and Aklan during the Sinulog and Ait-Atihan festivities.

Congress an 'independent' branch, Andanar says amid deadlock on 'cha-cha' vote

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Saturday underscored the independence of the legislative branch from the executive as the houses of Congress are in a deadlock on the issue of voting for charter change. 
 

Troops clash with Maute group remnants in Lanao del Sur

Military troops on Saturday encountered at least 10 members of ISIS-linked Maute group in Masiu, Lanao del Sur.

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.