The journey of Vietnam´s smallest student

13 min atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

QUANG NGAI — Its 6am. As usual, Dang Van Cuong, the head teacher of the Son Ba Primary Boarding School – a small school in remote Son Ha District in the central province of Quang Ngai – wakes up and begins his day. His first job of the day is not... View details »

300-man Navy contingent off to Australia tomorrow for regional maritime exercises

13 min atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By Francis Wakefield. The Philippine Navy (PN) will render tomorrow a send-off ceremony for its 300-man contingent onboard BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF16) departing for Darwin, Australia to participate in the Multilateral Regional Maritime Exercise codenamed... View details »

More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

13 min atras | GMA News (Filipinas)

Muslim worshippers circumambulate around the Kaaba, Islams holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabias holy city of Mecca on August 17, 2018. Muslims from across the world are gathering in the city for the annual hajj pilgrimage, one of the ... View details »

CHR defends ´ninja cops´: Their lives are priceless, too

13 min atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

While the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) agrees that “ninja cops” or scalawag police officers must be removed from service, it stressed that their “lives are priceless, too.” The CHR made the statement after President Rodrigo Duterte said he would ... View details »

Duterte promises to support federalism drive — Medialdea

13 min atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By Genalyn Kabiling. President Duterte has promised to support the campaign seeking to raise public awareness on the proposed shift to federalism. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea (Malacañang Photo Bureau / MANILA BULLETIN). Executive...and more View details »

SC orders DBM to issue SARO for retirement gratuity differentials of 28 CA justices

13 min atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By Rey Panaligan. The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to issue a special allotment release order (SARO) for P23.02 million to pay the retirement gratuity differentials of 28 Court of Appeals (CA) justices... View details »

SC orders DBM to issue SARO for retirement gratuity differentials of 28 CA justices

13 min atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By Rey Panaligan. The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to issue a special allotment release order (SARO) for P23.02 million to pay the retirement gratuity differentials of 28 Court of Appeals (CA) justices... View details »

Aretha Franklin: a life of heartbreak, heroism and hope

13 min atras | The Guardian (Filipinas)

In January 1967, Aretha Franklin, 24 years old and newly signed to Atlantic Records, left Detroit, her home city, for the small town of Muscle Shoals in Alabama. She had gone there to record at the remote Fame Studio at her producer Jerry Wexlers ... View details »

PH Navy to join Aussie war games with BRP Alcaraz frigate

1 hr atras | Politiko (Filipinas)

The Philippine Navy (PN) will deploy the frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16) and a 300-man contingent to participate in the multilateral regional exercise “Kakadu” that will take place off Darwin, Australia from Aug. 31 to September 15. Navy spokesperson...and more View details »

South Korean families gather on eve of rare reunion

1 hr atras | South China Morning Post (Filipinas)

Dozens of elderly and frail South Koreans gathered excitedly on Sunday, the eve of their first meeting for nearly seven decades with family members in North Korea. The three-day reunion – the first for three years – begins on Monday at the Mount ... View details »

Poe believes airport authorities should explain why it took 2 days to remove stalled airplane

1 hr atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By Hannah Torregoza. Senator Grace Poe on Sunday said airport authorities should explain why the removal operations of a stalled airplane that skidded off the runways of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) stretched for two days much to the... View details »

Poe believes airport authorities should explain why it took 2 days to remove stalled airplane

1 hr atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By Hannah Torregoza. Senator Grace Poe on Sunday said airport authorities should explain why the removal operations of a stalled airplane that skidded off the runways of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) stretched for two days much to the... View details »

Art auctions and other matters

1 hr atras | The Nation Newspaper (Filipinas)

At the moment, the visual art scene in Nigeria is agog with auction sales. In this report, Udemma Chukwuma takes a look at the trend and what it means to the sector. Lagos, an art destination on the continent was recently mentioned along with 12 other ... View details »

Ebe Dancel takes break from music scene, public performances

1 hr atras | Rappler (Filipinas)

Ive decided to stop doing public performances unless I really, really feel like it. But right now, I really, really dont feel like it, says singer Ebe Dancel. Rappler.com. Published 11:24 AM, August 19, 2018. Updated 11:24 AM, August 19, 2018. TIME ... View details »

Popeyes soon to enter PH market

1 hr atras | Manila Bulletin (Filipinas)

By MB Online. Popeyes, a popular restaurant based in New Orleans, US, will soon penetrate the local market after forging a deal with Kuya J Holdings Group Inc., the owner and operator of Kuya J restaurants in the country. (image from flickr). “We are ... View details »

Baby Car Seat Market In Depth Analysis Of Historical, Present & Futuristic Industry Data 2018-2022

1 hr atras | Oracle Tribune (Filipinas)

Baby Car Seat Market report studies the global Baby Car Seat market status and forecast categorize the global Baby Car Seat market size (value volume) by key players, type, application, and region. This Baby Car Seat industry report focuses on the top... View details »

Russia blasts US for warning PH over possible subs purchase

2 hr atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

The Russian Embassy in Manila fired back at its rival United States for warning the Philippines over its possible acquisition of submarines from them, saying it was an “acute attack of colonial syndrome.” “It is another testament that this sickness as ... View details »

San Diego-Based Marine Lost at Sea Identified

2 hr atras | NBC 7 San Diego (Filipinas)

A San Diego-based Marine who was declared dead Friday after being reported Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown in the Mindanao Sea near the Philippines Aug. 9 has been identified. Cpl. Jonathan Currier had been assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter... View details »

Korean-Americans Push for Reunions with North Korea Family Members

2 hr atras | Voice of America (Filipinas)

Won Yun last saw his grandmother and sisters on the banks of the Taedong River during the January Fourth Retreat of the Korean War. Eventually, Yun, his grandfather, parents and three brothers made it to the South, while his grandmother and two younger... View details »

Pangilinan calls on Naia officials to solve airport chaos

2 hr atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Sunday called on transport authorities and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) officials to solve the “chaos” at the airport immediately. Pangilinan, who is also the president of the Liberal Party, said that ... View details »

Pangilinan calls on Naia officials to solve airport chaos

2 hr atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Sunday called on transport authorities and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) officials to solve the “chaos” at the airport immediately. Pangilinan, who is also the president of the Liberal Party, said that ... View details »

Arroyo´s proposed ´Timbangan ng Bayan´ bill passes 2nd reading in Congress - Politiko

2 hr atras | Politiko - Central Luzon (blog) (Filipinas)

A proposed legislation principally authored by House Speaker and Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for the creation of Timbangan ng Bayan Centers in all public and private markets across the country has passed second reading,...and more View details »

Mindanao grid intact after 5.0 magnitude quake

2 hr atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Sunday that power transmission services remain normal despite the 5.0 magnitude earthquake that jolted Compostela Valley on Sunday. In an advisory posted on its Facebook Page, NGCP... View details »

Mindanao grid intact after 5.0 magnitude quake

2 hr atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Sunday that power transmission services remain normal despite the 5.0 magnitude earthquake that jolted Compostela Valley on Sunday. In an advisory posted on its Facebook Page, NGCP... View details »

Are astronomical auction prices for real?

2 hr atras | Inquirer.net (Filipinas)

When news broke that “Space Transfiguration,” a 1959 abstract expressionist painting by the late National Artist Jose Joya, had sold last March for over P112 million—the highest price ever paid for a Philippine painting at auction—it drew two kinds ... View details »

Momoland´s Nancy feels honored to be tagged as Liza Soberano lookalike

2 hr atras | PEP.ph (Filipinas)

Momoland members (L-R) Jane, Jooe, Ahin, Hyebin, Nancy, Daisy, and Taeha met some of their most loyal fans during their Facebook Live interview in Bonifacio Global City held on August 17, 2018. View details »

Kathryn Bernardo Just Launched Her Makeup Line

2 hr atras | Cosmopolitan Philippines (Filipinas)

Kathryn Bernardo has unlocked a new achievement on the business front. Yesterday, August 18, 2018, the 22-year-old actress released her makeup line with cosmetics brand Happy Skin. The launch of her collection, #KathXHappySkin, took place at SM... View details »

Split Air Conditioner Market by Product Types & Application, Top Manufacturer, Regional Analysis & Forecasts To 2022

2 hr atras | Trade Reporter (Filipinas)

Split Air Conditioner Market Report covers a valuable source of perceptive information for business strategists. Split Air Conditioner Industry provides the overview with growth analysis and historical futuristic cost, revenue, demand and supply data ... View details »

Suzuki Swift - an upgrade in design

2 hr atras | Jamaica Gleaner (Filipinas)

Since the mid-90s Suzuki has been a favourite among Jamaicans in the subcompact car category. At the time, its lightweight sheet metal body, large cargo space, good fuel consumption, and affordable price were things buyers appreciated. Now 34 years... View details »

Turkey call fails to ease emerging market bond manager worries

2 hr atras | The Australian Financial Review (Filipinas)

Global investors will be monitoring Turkeys unfolding currency crisis amid fears it will spread to other emerging market economies and beyond. A conference call held by the Turkish Finance Ministry with thousands of investors and economists last ... View details »

Popeyes Making a Comeback in the PH Thanks to Kuya J

2 hr atras | Entrepreneur Philippines (Filipinas)

Popeyes, a popular fast-food chain in the US, is soon making a comeback in the Philippines, thanks to the Kuya J Group of restaurants. In a press release dated August 17, 2018 and posted on the website of Restaurant Brands Inc. (RBI), both companies... View details »

San Diego-based Marine lost overboard identified as New Hampshire native

3 hr atras | The San Diego Union-Tribune (Filipinas)

Military officials on Saturday identified the Marine believed fallen overboard and lost at sea south of the Philippines last week. Cpl. Jonathan Currier was onboard the amphibious assault ship Essex, deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit ... View details »

´I cried for a year´: Families split by the Korean War get rare chance to reunite

3 hr atras | CNN (Filipinas)

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) Lee Keum-seom hasnt held her son in 68 years. The last time she saw him, Sang Chol was four years old, and together with her husband and their daughter, they were headed south, fleeing the fighting during the early days of the... View details »

UP´s Akhuetie on fight with Munti: ´We play not to hurt each other´

3 hr atras | ABS-CBN News (Filipinas)

Bright Akhuetie found himself at the center of a free-for-all fight between the University of the Philippines and Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball Team Muntinlupa last Saturday. There was a UP Fight in Alabang last Saturday as the Maroons got to know the... View details »

PH netters start Asian Games campaign in Palembang

3 hr atras | pna.gov.ph (Filipinas)

By Jean Malanum August 19, 2018, 1:44 pm. Share. Twitter. PALEMBANG, Indonesia -- Jeson Patrombon is expected to win his first match in the singles event against Nazario Fernandes Gusmao of Timor Leste at the start of the tennis competition at the... View details »

Famous fried chicken joint Popeyes is coming to the PHL

3 hr atras | GMA News (Filipinas)

But first, a word of thanks to the Kuya J group. The local restaurant – loved for its crispy pata – is bringing the famous fried chicken joint Popeyes to the Philippines. According to a press statement published on Businesswire Friday, the two parties ... View details »

Peter Lim still in PH: Guevarra

3 hr atras | Philippine Canadian Inquirer (Filipinas)

“Per BI records, Peter Go Lim has not left the country since March, unless he slipped thru the backdoor.” (PCOO photo). MANILA — Cebu-based businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim is still in the country, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said. View details »

Peter Lim still in PH: Guevarra

3 hr atras | Philippine Canadian Inquirer (Filipinas)

“Per BI records, Peter Go Lim has not left the country since March, unless he slipped thru the backdoor.” (PCOO photo). MANILA — Cebu-based businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim is still in the country, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said. View details »

Hike in bounty strong deterrent to crimes of bad cops —PNP´s Durana

3 hr atras | GMA News (Filipinas)

President Rodrigo Dutertes move to raise the bounty for police officers involved in illegal drugs trade and other high crimes would be a strong deterrent to wicked ways of bad cops. In an interview with Super Radyo dzBBs Benjie Liwanag on Sunday,... View details »

Hike in bounty strong deterrent to crimes of bad cops —PNP´s Durana

3 hr atras | GMA News (Filipinas)

President Rodrigo Dutertes move to raise the bounty for police officers involved in illegal drugs trade and other high crimes would be a strong deterrent to wicked ways of bad cops. In an interview with Super Radyo dzBBs Benjie Liwanag on Sunday,... View details »

Sharon Cuneta approves of Pierre-Emmanuel Plassart for KC Concepcion

3 hr atras | PEP.ph (Filipinas)

Sharon Cuneta is happy to welcome Pierre-Emmanuel Plassart to the family: Not anyone new. The same Pierre we warmly welcomed into our family and circle years ago. KC Concepcion posted a photo of her new boyfriend, French film producer and... View details »

Film director Christopher Ad. Castillo dies at 54

3 hr atras | PEP.ph (Filipinas)

Film director Christopher Ad. Castillo has passed away. The eldest son of the late director Celso Ad. Castillo died due to cardiac arrest and complications of diabetes. Christopher was 54 years old. His uncle, John Ad. Castillo, announced the sad news on his... View details »

Mama Aretha was one of us

3 hr atras | Channel 24 (Filipinas)

Johannesburg - When news broke on Thursday that the Queen of Soul had succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 76, the planet let out a collective gasp. Then came the outpouring of tears, smiles and memories. There is not a corner of the globe that... View details »

6 things you should know about JoshLia´s teleserye ´Ngayon at Kailanman´

3 hr atras | Rappler (Filipinas)

MANILA, Philippines – After appearing in movies, the tandem of Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto goes full blast on television in the teleserye Ngayon at Kailanman, which debuts on Monday, August 20. With a cast of veterans and newbies, heres a few ... View details »

Bank tickers anticipated upbeat momentum ahead

3 hr atras | VietNamNet Bridge (Filipinas)

Despite some corrections in the first half, bank tickers are expected to lead the market in the second half, buoyed by dwindling provisioning and upbeat profit prospect. Bank tickers anticipated upbeat momentum ahead, vietnam economy, business news,... View details »

Baby Diaper Market 2017: Industry Demand, Insight and Forecast By 2022

3 hr atras | theaerospacenews.com (Filipinas)

Baby Diaper Market provides current and future market trends in Global Baby Diaper Industry. It covers major manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, traders, customers, investors and major types, major applications. Baby Diaper Market includes capacity ... View details »

Oil, Gas Deal with Philippines Could Help China Politically

4 hr atras | Voice of America (Filipinas)

No media source currently available. 0:00 0:06:41 0:00. Direct link. 128 kbps | MP3 64 kbps | MP3. Pop-out player. Experts say a plan for China and the Philippines to jointly explore oil and gas in the South China Sea could help China politically ... View details »

Officials identify Pendleton Marine who fell overboard near the Philippines

4 hr atras | fox5sandiego.com (Filipinas)

SAN DIEGO — Military officials Saturday identified the San Diego-based Marine at the center of a search in the seas southeast of the Philippines that was called off earlier this week. Cpl. Jonathan Currier, with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit ... View details »

Araneta to challenge for world crown after Tomogdan KO

4 hr atras | Rappler (Filipinas)

MANILA, Philippines – Just when the bomb was thought to be a dud, it exploded. Power puncher Christian Araneta, dubbed “The Bomb” unleashed a left uppercut with just two seconds to go to brutally knock out Jerry Tomogdan in the 12th round late... View details »

Game between UP, MPBL team Muntinlupa ends up in fight

4 hr atras | ABS-CBN News (Filipinas)

Bright Akhuetie found himself at the center of a free-for-all fight between UP and MPBL team Muntinlupa. A tune-up game between the University of the Philippines and Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League team Muntinlupa last Saturday ended in a... View details »