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  • Filipino nurse in UAE a millionaire after lottery draw
    A Filipina nurse situated in the United Arab of Emirates just bagged the grand prize for a raffle draw in Abu Dhabi, last Tuesday, Dec. 3. The post Filipino nurse in UAE a millionaire after lottery draw appeared first on Global News.
  • 5 new envoys, including Chinese, present credentials
    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday received five new ambassadors to the country, including the new ambassador of China, in Malacañang. New Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian, who replaced Zhao Jianhua, presented his credentials only hours after arriving in the country. The other envoys were Denmark Ambassador Grete Sillasen, Sri Lanka Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera, […] The post 5 new envoys, including Chinese, present credentials […]
  • China’s aerostat radar on Mischief Reef ‘not a big concern’ – Lorenzana
    MANILA, Philippines — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Wednesday that the presence of China’s aerostat radar in one of their artificially built islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) is “not a big concern” to the Philippines. He said the deployable radar, which was spotted through a satellite image on Panganiban Reef (Mischief […] The post China’s aerostat radar on Mischief Reef ‘not a big concern’ – […]
  • Free unli Internet services in Typhoon Tisoy affected areas
    Starting today and until tomorrow December 4, Globe will provide free and unlimited Internet via GoWiFi services to several areas badly affected by Typhoon Tisoy to facilitate exchange of communication between local government units, search and rescue personnel and communities hit by the natural calamity. GoWiFi is available in the following areas in Albay: Provincial […] The post Free unli Internet services in Typhoon Tisoy affected areas appeared […]
  • OTC conducts Southern Luzon Transportation Cooperatives Congress
    MANILA, Philippines – The Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) held its third run of transportation cooperatives congress last November 14-15, 2019 at St. Jude Coop Hotel and Events Center in Tayabas, Quezon. With the theme “Road to Recovery, Innovating Transport for Livable Community”, this congress is a response to the urgency to modernize the public […] The post OTC conducts Southern Luzon Transportation Cooperatives […]
  • New Chinese envoy says ‘best is yet to come’ for PH-China ties
    MANILA, Philippines – China’s newly-appointed ambassador to the Philippines, Huang Xilian, in a speech upon his arrival in Manila on Tuesday said “the best is yet to come” and vowed to continuously advance ties between the two Asian nations. “I feel extremely honored to serve as the Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines at such an […] The post New Chinese envoy says ‘best is yet to come’ for PH-China ties […]
  • Ban deployment of OFWs to Poland, Dole asked
    MANILA, Philippines — Due to the reported irregularities in the hiring of migrant workers in Poland, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (Polo) in Geneva has asked Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to impose a deployment ban to the Central European country pending the development of a regulatory framework that would ensure the protection of Filipino […] The post Ban deployment of OFWs to Poland, Dole asked appeared first on
  • Filipina dies from domestic violence in Colorado
    BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines — A 27-year-old Bacoleña, who was an alleged victim of domestic violence, died on Nov. 27 at Fort Lupton in Colorado, according to her mother. The victim was identified as Russcel Recelistino, a human resource management graduate of La Consolacion College here who worked in a restaurant in Fort Lupton. […] The post Filipina dies from domestic violence in Colorado appeared first on
  • China has been spying on PH using satellites – Duterte
    MANILA, Philippines — Even without access to the power grid, China has been spying on the Philippines through its satellites in space, President Duterte said. “I know now, that right now they are listening to us, through satellites. Without using the grid, they spy,” Mr. Duterte said on Monday over GMA’s “Unang Hirit.” It won’t […] The post China has been spying on PH using satellites – Duterte appeared first on
  • A new home to dream in for tech-voc scholars 
    Rica Rose Abellera has always dreamed of becoming a Mechanical Engineer. It is a dream she has shared with his grandfather – who, with her grandmother, stood as her guardian – when her father passed away. Her grandparents were able to put her through senior high school but old age has prevented them from working […] The post A new home to dream in for tech-voc scholars  appeared first on Global […]

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  • SEA Games: PH Hearthstone bets stumble as eSports gets going in
    MANILA, Philippines--The Philippines' bets for Hearthstone in the inaugural staging of esports in the Southeast Asian games bowed out of contention Thursday night at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Sibol's lone female athlete, Jia Dee, and Dustin Mangulabnan came up short in the qualification phase of the turn-based PC videogame. Dee finished with two wins and three losses, the pair of victories coming against Thailand's Aukit Kittikrairit, and Vietnam's Hoang Long Nguyen. "Still thankful to be part of a historic event, and the fact SEA Games has eSports at all is awesome for […]
  • SEA Games: PH puts up gallant stand but loses to Thais in women’s volleyball
    Manila, Philippines--The Philippine women's squad put up a gallant third-set stand but fell to Thailand, 25-16, 25-22, 34-32, in their preliminary round match in the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Thursday night at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Thailand had to weather a blistering Philippine storm in the third set when the Filipinos rallied from 24-19 down, saving set point after set point before stars Pimpichaya Kokram and Wilavan Apinyapong ultimately sealed the victory. "We lacked communication at the start. But when we started just enjoying the game, everything went smoothly and we […]
  • SEA Games: Vietnam ends PH Malditas’ gold medal bid in football
    BIAN CITY - Two second-half goals propelled Vietnam to a 2-0 victory over the Philippines Thursday night as the defending champions advanced to the finals of the women's football tournament of the Southeast Asian Games here. Thai Thi Thao and Thi Tuyet Nguyen struck for the Vietnamese at Bian Football Stadium as they forged a battle with powerhouse Thailand for the gold medal on Sunday. The Thais edged Myanmar, 1-0, on Orapin Waenggoen's 78th minute strike in the other semifinal clash at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Malditas will face Myanmar in the first match on Sunday at Rizal […]
  • Tisoy-affected airports back to normal ops
    MANILA, Philippines --- All airports operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) pummelled by Typhoon Tisoy last Tuesday resumed normal operations on Thursday. CAAP Director General Jim Sydiongco said airport managers in the Eastern Visayas and Southern Luzon have been sending positive updates on the resumption of commercial operations since Dec. 3. "Minor damages were already repaired bringing back immediate resumption of normal operations," Sydiongco said. Even the Legazpi Airport, which suffered heavy damage particularly on its passenger terminal building […]
  • SEA Games: PH’s Mark Striegl, Chino Sy claim sambo golds
    MANILA, Philippines---It was a golden double for the Philippines after Mark Striegl and Chino Sy ruled their respective divisions in the men's combat sambo competition of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Thursday. Striegl dominated Singapore's Ashvin Jaswant Singh, 8-0, to take the gold medal in the men's 74-kilogram division. This was Striegl's first foray in the regional games while holding an 18-2 record in MMA. Sy, meanwhile, held off Singapore's Gary Chow, 4-1, in the men's 82kg division for the title. The former UAAP Judo MVP also owns the title in the Southeast Asian […]
  • ICC junks Morales, del Rosario complaint vs China’s Xi Jinping
    MANILA, Philippines -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) has junked the communication made by former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales and former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario against China and its president, citing lack of jurisdiction on the case. ICC said in its report on preliminary examination activities issued on Thursday that the crimes against humanity complaint lodged against Chinese officials led by Chinese president Xi Jinping cannot be acted upon as China is not a state party to the Rome Statute --- the treaty that established the ICC. Morales and Del […]
  • Duterte won’t pay P7-B compensation to Manila Water
    MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte will not pay the P7.39-billion compensation the government was required to pay Manila Water Co. over a recent decision of the Singapore arbitration court. "'Hindi ako magbayad ng P7 billion, letse ka. Pakain ko 'yung pera sa kanila [I won't pay the P7 billion, you idiot. I'll make them eat the money]," Duterte said Thursday during a situation briefing on Typhoon Tisoy's onslaught in Legazpi, Albay. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore earlier ordered the Philippine government to pay the Ayala family-owned Manila Water P7.39 […]
  • Duterte: PH ‘surrendered everything’ in ‘onerous’ water concession deals
    MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines "surrendered everything", including its sovereignty, when it entered into the alleged "onerous" water concession deal with Manila Water and Maynilad in 1997, President Rodrigo Duterte lamented Thursday. "In that contract, pag mabasa mo (if you read it), our country surrendered everything to Manila Water and to Maynilad--everything, including the sovereignty," Duterte said during a typhoon situation briefing in Legazpi City, Albay. "Hindi ko ito masikmura (I cannot take it)...We have lost the sovereignty, we bargained it away," he added. The […]
  • SEA Games: Philippines settles for silver, bronze in underwater hockey
    MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines settled for podium finishes in both the men and women's division in the 6x6 competition of the underwater hockey event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Thursday at Vermosa Sports Hub. Skipper Chari May Ongyanco and the rest of the women's team plucked the silver medal after losing to Singapore 3-0 in the final. The Singaporeans took an early 1-0 lead in the first half and sealed their gold medal, netting two goals in the second half. In the men's side, captain Alex Colet led his team to a 7-1 thrashing of Malaysia to claim the bronze […]
  • Palace takes ‘constructive view’ of PH dismal performance in math, science, reading
      MANILA, Philippines---Malacaang has opted to look into the Philippines' dismal performance in reading, math, and science in a "constructive view" to ascertain steps it can undertake to improve the quality of education in the country. According to the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa), Filipinos fared worst among 79 countries in reading literacy and second-lowest in both mathematical and scientific literacy. In a statement Thursday, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo explained that the Philippines, through the Department of Education, […]
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