BT: Sakayan at babaan ng mga pasahero sa Marcos Highway, inilipat na para maibsan ang traffic

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BT: VP Robredo, pinangunahan ang pagbubukas ng 43rd PH Business Conferene and Expo

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BT: VP Robredo, pinangunahan ang pagbubukas ng 43rd PH Business Conferene and Expo

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BT: Philippine Seas ni Atom Araullo, malapit nang mapanood

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BT: MMDA at Parañaque LGU, nakipag-usap sa mga nagtitinda sa Baclaran

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BT: Bea Binene, producer ng pelikulang ‘Fading Paradise’ na tampok sa Q-Cinema 2017

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NBI files rebellion raps vs woman propagating terrorism on internet

 

 

 

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed a complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against a woman suspected of using the internet and social media to spread Islamist extremist propaganda and recruit foreign fighters to sow terror in the Philippines.

 

READ: Woman allegedly inciting terrorism on internet falls

 

The NBI filed 14 counts of inciting to rebellion complaints against Karen Aizha Hamidon, 36, for violating Article 318 of the Revised Penal Code and Section 6 of R.A. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act.

 

Hamidon was the wife of the late terror leader, Mohammad Jaafar Maguid, and ex-wife o…

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Manila Fashion Festival Beyond: ‘Hallgrìmskirkja’ by Veejay Floresca

Inspired by Iceland’s Hallgrmskirkja church, Veejay presents a black and white collection of eveningwear. She incorporated architecture to the pieces to show off the wearer’s statesque frame.

Click on the slideshow above to see the full collection!

 

Photos by Deneb Villanueva

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LOOK: 150 brand new patrol motorcycles for QCPD

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) received 150 brand new motorcycles and 485 bullet proof vests from the city government on Wednesday at Camp Karingal.

 

The donation is part of the several tranches of logistical equipment included in the 2017 procurement program from the Quezon City government, Mayor Herbert Bautista said.

 

“Inaasahan naman natin ‘yung serbisyo na inaasahan ng lahat ng mamamayan ng Quezon City na dapat nating ibigay sa kanila, iyan ay proteksyunan natin sila laban sa kriminalidad; proteksyunan natin sila sa bawal na gamot at proteksyunan natin nila laban sa terorismo,” Bautista was quoted as saying to QCPD members.

 

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WATCH: James Reid starts training for ‘Pedro Penduko,’ wields lightsaber

James Reid has begun training for the title role of “Pedro Penduko,” a mortal who battles mythical creatures with only his wits and a magical amulet.

To prepare for the fight choreography, James practiced with a lightsaber.

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The original comic created by Francisco Coching gets an update in the Epik Studios and Viva Films revival.

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Manila Fashion Festival Beyond: ‘Alta 2.0’ by Jaz Cerezo

Imagine a pleated dress that moves and shines like liquid as the model walks or a fully sequined bubble top of black and gold.Alta 2.0 by Jaz Cerezo is a collection for the fun and sexy woman. The pieces are for long nights out enjoying cocktails or grand parties where one likes to shine.

See all the looks from Alta 2.0 in the slideshow above!

 

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UKG: Teddy Corpuz at misis, muling ikinasal sa ‘Magpasikat Performance’

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UKG: Ogie Alcasid, nanatiling Kapamilya!

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Solano names Aegis Jvris frat brods in Castillo hazing case Part 2

Fratman John Paul Solano, a suspect in the hazing slay of Horacio ‘Atio’ Castillo III, has named several Aegis Jvris fraternity brothers with alleged links to the hazing rites that led to Castillo’s death.

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Solano names Aegis Jvris frat brods in Castillo hazing case Part 2

Fratman John Paul Solano, a suspect in the hazing slay of Horacio ‘Atio’ Castillo III, has named several Aegis Jvris fraternity brothers with alleged links to the hazing rites that led to Castillo’s death.

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Ed Sheeran cancels tour dates due to injuries

It looks like Ed Sheeran’s arms won’t work like they used to before in the mean time, and he may need a rest from playing music.

The “Shape of You” singer took to social media to update his fans whether or not he can still continue on with his world tour to promote his latest album “”. He is currently suffering injuries after being hit by a car while riding his bike in London.

Writing to his fans via Facebook, he said that his right wrist and left elbow have been fractured due to the accident, making him cancel some tour dates to recuperate.

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CAAP suspends night flights at Legazpi airport after lightning damaged runway facility

 

 

 

 

 

LEGAZPI CITY—The Civil Aeronautics Administration of the Philippines (CAAP) has suspended night flights at the Legazpi City Domestic airport since Saturday after a lightning had struck and damaged the runway end identification lights on Friday night, Mayor Noel Rosal, said.

 

Rosal, who is concurrent Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) chairperson, said at least two of the nine flights of the Cebu Pacific Airbus with routes Manila-Legazpi-Manila were affected by the night flight cancellation.

 

In a phone interview, the mayor said the suspension of the night flights affected the National Nurses Convention, …

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Poe urges UST dean to go on leave amid hazing death probe

 

Senator Grace Poe has asked lawyer Nilo Divina to go on leave as dean of the University of Santo Tomas’ Faculty of Civil Law while the investigation on the death of freshman law student Horacio “Atio” Castillo III is ongoing.

 

“You’re the dean and we have a very important criminal investigation that’s ongoing. I wouldn’t say you’re front and center, but definitely a figure that’s looming large, but giving it a few months is a sacrifice on your part,” Poe said.

 

The Senate committee on public order has resumed its investigation on the death of Castillo who allegedly died during initiation rites of the Aegis Juris fraternity last Sept. 17.

 

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Woman allegedly inciting terrorism on internet falls

 

 

 

 

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested a woman suspected of using the internet and social media to spread radical Islamic extremist propaganda and recruit foreign fighters to commit terrorist acts in the Philippines.

 

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II presented to the media on Wednesday Karen Aizha Hamidon, wife of terror leader Mohammad Jaafar Maguid and former wife of Singaporean terror leader Muhammad Shamin Mohammed Sidek.

 

Maguid was the leader of Ansar Khalifa Philippines (AKP), the group behind the September 16, Davao City night market bombing and the foiled attempt to bomb the U.S. Embassy i…

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‘Seven Sundays’ reaches P100 million mark in earnings

Family drama-comedy film “Seven Sundays” has now reached the P100 million mark in earnings as of yesterday, Oct. 17.

The news was announced by ABS-CBN’s movie production outfit Star Cinema through a recent Instagram post.

The movie’s main cast include Cristine Reyes, Enrique Gil, Dingdong Dantes, Aga Muhlach and Ronaldo Valdez.

“Seven Sundays” is Muhlach’s big screen comeback after his long hiatus. In previous interviews, he mentioned that the movie’s compelling story and the roster of cast members are what convinced him to finally say “yes” to making the project.

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Solano names Aegis Jvris frat brods in Castillo hazing case Part 1

Fratman John Paul Solano, a suspect in the hazing slay of Horacio ‘Atio’ Castillo III, has named several Aegis Jvris fraternity brothers with alleged links to the hazing rites that led to Castillo’s death.

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CBCP, itinanggi ang kumalat na post na kinokondena ng simbahan ang pagkakapatay kina Omar at Isnilon

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CBCP, itinanggi ang kumalat na post na kinokondena ng simbahan ang pagkakapatay kina Omar at Isnilon

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UB: Panayam kay Sec. Martin Andanar, PCOO

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UB: Inaantok na driver ng AUV, bumangga sa mga railing

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Mourinho says long-term tenure at Man United unlikely

LISBON, Portugal — Jose Mourinho believes the days of a coach lasting “15 to 20 years in the same club” are over, making it unlikely he will end his managerial career at Manchester United.

Speaking ahead of United’s Champions League match against Benfica on Wednesday, the 54-year-old Mourinho said he plans to stay in soccer management for “15 years minimum.”

“It is impossible to last for so long (at one club),” Mourinho said. “If, in this moment, I wanted to finish my career in two, three, four or five years then I would say yes, I want to finish my career with Manchester United.”

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Miriam College halts classes, work amid bomb threat

A bomb threat has prompted the Miriam College in Quezon City to suspend classes and work on Wednesday.

 

While its security found nothing suspicious upon searching the campus, Miriam College’s management “deems it necessary to suspend classes and work in all units” to allow experts to conduct complete assessment of the school property along Katipunan Avenue.

 

“Police authorities will undertake a more thorough inspection of the campus to ensure everyone’s safety,” the management said in a statement postedon its Facebook page Tuesday night.

 

Miriam College said it had received the bomb threat through a text message on Tuesday night but upon inspection of …

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Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, 86

CEBU CITY — Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is dead.

 

“It is with great sadness that I announce the death of Cardinal Vidal. He has returned to the Father’s home at 7:28 a.m. today (Wednesday),” said Msgr. Joseph Tan, the spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu.

 

Details of Vidal’s interment had yet to be discussed.

 

“I ask the people to pray for his eternal repose,” Tan said.

 

Tan also said he had no full details yet on Vidal’s cause of death.

 

“The doctors’ last bulletin was that he was in stable condition. But as it is, his heart may have given up due to his age,” he noted.

 

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WATCH: Erich Gonzales Shows Off Surfing Skills in This New Trailer

The holidays aren’t even here but we already have a summer movie to look forward to. For director Paul Soriano’s birthday yesterday, everyone was treated to the trailer of his upcoming filmSiargao.

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This is Paul’s first romantic drama which stars Erich Gonzales, Jericho Rosales, and Jasmine Curtis. Based on the trailer, the film has a “travel to find oneself” plot line. It also tackles the past relationship of Jericho and Jasmine’s characters. And of course, there is lots of surfing and other activities on the island of Siargao. Timely too since it’s become a go-to destination for many peop…

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Reese Witherspoon says she was sexually assaulted at 16

 

LOS ANGELES, United States — Reese Witherspoon revealed that she was sexually assaulted by a director when she was just 16 years old.

 

The Oscar-winning actress spoke up as revelations snowballed against Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced Hollywood mogul who resigned from the board of his production company on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.

 

Around 40 actresses, including stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Mira Sorvino have come forward saying they were sexually harassed by Weinstein.

 

On Monday, Oscar-winning actress Witherspoon, 41, said she was just 16 when it happened to her for the first, but not the only time, by an unnamed directo…

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Russia-Philippines Defense Ties to Get a New Boost

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Both sides are expected to make some inroads in this realm despite the limits that remain. Last week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte disclosed that Moscow would be donating some defense material to the Philippines later this month. The transfer, if it occurs as scheduled, will mark part of what is expected to be a bigger […]

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European businesspeople reiterate commitment to Philippines

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European businesspeople on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to invest in the Philippines, even after President Rodrigo Duterte’s renewed criticism of the European Union. The Philippines hosts 600 companies from the EU and its economic ties with the regional bloc has generated half a million jobs, said European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines president Guenter […]

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Philippines looking at future with cautious optimism BSP

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The Philippines is looking at the future with cautious optimism as the economic landscape has altered considerably a decade after the global financial crisis, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. said yesterday. Espenilla said during the 2017 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank the world economy is now […]

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Taiwan grants visa-free entry to Pinoys

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Filipinos will be granted visa-free entry to Taiwan starting November 1, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines announced yesterday. It said those who intend to visit Taiwan for purposes of tourism, business or visiting relatives can enjoy visa-free entry for 14 days. The visa-free initiative will undergo a nine-month trial period […]

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Philippines vows to crush pro-Islamic State groups after two leaders killed

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The Philippines’ military chief vowed no letup on Monday in hunting down and destroying extremist groups loyal to Islamic State, saying Marawi City would be retaken within days after the pivotal killing of two top rebel commanders. General Eduardo Ano said the successful operation to take out the two leaders was a “triumph of good […]

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PH exports to EU seen hitting $10B in ’17

 

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez warned of a “strong reaction” from the Duterte administration if the European Union (EU) would interfere in the Philippines’ domestic affairs, reiterating the government’s threat that it would be willing to cut trade ties when pushed to a corner.

In his speech before an audience of the European and Philippine businessmen at the EU-Philippines Business Summit yesterday, Lopez called for mutual respect for each other’s sovereignty.

This comes on the heels of last week’s confusion in Malacaang that led to President Duterte threatening EU country ambassadors to leave the country within 24 hours.

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PH stock index sets new record, breaks through 8,500 barrier

 

The local stock barometer posted a new all-time high on Tuesday, piercing the 8,500 mark in intra-day trade, ahead of the third quarter corporate earnings reporting season.

Resuming trading after a long weekend break, the main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index added 49.8 points or 0.59 percent to its best-ever finish of 8,497.74 on selective buying of large cap stocks.

The local stock barometer also breached the 8,500 mark for the first time in intra-day trade, scaling a new peak of 8,586.73 before paring gains at the close.

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September vehicle sales up 9.5% to 34,445 units

Car sales went up 9.5 percent in September from the same period in 2016 as automotive and truck manufacturers kept their optimism in reaching their yearend goal.

According to a joint report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (Campi) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA), member-companies sold 34,445 units in September, higher than the year-ago figure of 31,451 units.

However, this was a 2.4-percent decline from sales in August this year of 35,309 units.

“Despite the decline in September sales, the outlook for the succeeding months remains strong, driven by the good sales performance of key models,” said Campi president Rommel Gutierrez.

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