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Palace denies hand in summons against Rappler CEO and 2 others

The Malacanang palace on Saturday made known an official denial it has got no hand in the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation to online xocial news network publisher Rappler chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ressa and two others over cybercrime raps, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on […]

About the video edit challenge on outfoxing the smoke man

About the video edit challenge “Outfoxing the Smoke Man” Our material: A video footage taken by HD surveillance camera. Our video editing program: Pinnacle Studio Pro The goal: Create an interesting short movie about the footage captured. Reduce the quality of the movie to mask the identity of the intruder. […]

Watch and Celebrate the solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

The Gospel and Readings during the celebration of the Epiphany of the Lord, including the video feed from Vatican with Pope Francis. Gospel:Mt 2:1-12 When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, in Judea, during the days of king Herod, wise men from the East arrived in Jerusalem. They asked, “Where is […]

Watch live Pope Francis’ Thanksgiving mass at year end of 2017

Watch this live stream event direct from Vatican. Watch live Pope Francis’ Thanksgiving mass at year end of 2017. From St. Peter’s Basilica, Vespers of the Feast of Saint Mary, Most Holy Mother of God and Te Deum of Thanksgiving at year’s end with Pope Francis presiding. This post views […]

Malacanang designates interim caretaker for Department of Agrarian Reform

President Rodrigo Duterte has designated Undersecretary Rosalina Bistoyong as Officer-In-Charge of the Department of Agrarian Reform. She will occupy the vacated post of Rafael Mariano whose nomination was rejected by the powerful joint congressional Commission on Appointments last September 6. Bistoyong is a career executive service professional in the government […]

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog’s house is not quite a palace

The residence of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog of Iloilo city on Thursday afternoon was the subject of initial inspection from a team of the National Bureau of Investigation.. Witness to the arrival of the inspection team include Ariel Castañeda, the head of the Local Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO) of the […]

Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home Town Bethsaida

Whoa, Bethsaida! Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home Town. That’s exactly what happened recently on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. There, archaeologists from Israel and from the United States found a “multi-layered site” that included “an advanced Roman-style bathhouse.” Whoa, Bethsaida! Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home […]

BDO Unibank registers P13B net income in first half of 2017

In its disclosure with the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Monday, the Banco de Oro Unibank Inc. (BDO) registered a P13.3-billion net income in the first half of 2017, much higher than the PHP11.7 billion in the same period in 2016. The leading unibank of the country traced the improvement of […]

Peso seen to breach the 54 level to a US dollar in 2018

This should confirm the long suspected plunge of the peso vis-à-vis the US dollar. Now the peso is seen to weaken further beyond the range of 48-50 until the end of year 2017. If it does, which is srongly possible, President Rodrigo Duterte’s economc managers are missing something. Yet, it […]

BSP to demonetize coins: Is it time yet to break open the piggy bank?

Soon, piggy bank savers will have to unload before the coins become worthless. It is because the Philippines’ Bangko Sentral (BSP) is set to release new generation coins with security features before the end of this year. Coins that will have a makeover include the one centavo, fifty centavos, one […]

Kaspersky Lab to launch worldwide free anti-virus software

Russian IT security company Kaspersky Lab announced it is launching worldwide a free antivirus Kaspersky Free version. This information was released Tuesday last week by Yevgeny Valentinovich Kaspersky, also known outside Russia and the west as Eugene Kaspersky, the company’s CEO. “I’ve some fantastic, earth-shattering-saving news. We’re announcing the global […]

Bicol’s man in Washington Ninio Fetalvo, is he on the way out, too?

We speculate on the fate of Ninio Hilario Fetalvo, Bicol’s man in Washington, USA. Will he stay longer, like maybe beyond August of 2017? Fetalvo earlier worked as Florida Communication Director for the Republican National Committee under Sean Spicer before joining him in the White House as Assistant Press Secretary. […]

Watch: The Second State of the Nation Address of President Duterte

Watch. Live, the Second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. Thru the facilities of RTVM, we are sharing here the full live coverage of the proceedings and speech of Philippine President Duterte. The 50-minute speech or so will emanate from the Batasan Pambansa (the current House of […]

Heaven teardrops: Duterte’s second SONA will have rainshowers?

Heaven cries, Duterte’s second SONA will have rainshowers? As supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte flock around the venue of his second SONA, rainshowers is predicted to prevail in Metro Manila this Monday. The southwest monsoon also affects the western section of Luzon and the Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA disclosed. […]

NPO officials face raps over anomalous P74M printing deal

Three current and previous officers of the National Printing Office are in hot water. This after the National Bureau of Investigation has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to file graft charges over alleged anomalous P74-million printing deal with four private companies. The NBI said NPO Director Sherwin Prose Castaneda, […]

Global warming is major cause behind extreme weather – WMO

The extreme weather conditions prevailing worldwide, including the long-lasting heat waves and scorching temperatures across the northern hemisphere, remains the main culprit according to a latest study of the World Meteorological Organization released in Geneva. Using the climate assessment models of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the WMO predicted […]

Construction of north-bound boulevard begins in Legazpi City

The construction of phase one of seawall boulevard project in the northern portion of Legazpi City has begun as part of the P2.1-billion master flood control project supervised by the Department of Public Works and Highways and the City Engineering Office. On Tuesday, city mayor Noel Rosal disclosed the project […]

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Albay Province Winners and Losers May 13, 2013 Elections

PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR of ALBAY SALCEDA, JOEY (LP) 350,973 PROVINCIAL VICE-GOVERNOR of ALBAY IMPERIAL, HAROLD (LP) 189,327 CALISIN, JESUS JAMES (PDP) 89,512 SAEL, BRANDO 88,763 MEMBER, SANGGUNIANG PANLALAWIGAN of ALBAY – FIRST PROVDIST BONGAO, ATE GLENDA (LP) 59,390 BELEN, JOB (LP) 44,105 MADRILEJOS, JOEMAR 38,255 CAO, JHUN (PMP) 33,791 BASE, ARSENIO […]

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The truth about migrants “invading” US and Europe

To get a good grasp of the illegal immigrant crisis in the United States (America), and in Europe (European Union), we are sharing below two video coverage, one for each. These are different takes on the massive migrant caravan that began marching from Central America, mostly coming from Honduras, with […]

3 Bicol provinces set to formalize tourism alliance

A new grouping of Bicol provinces into a local tourism industry development alliance is finally taking shape. The new group, which will be referred to as “Triple C,” include the provinces of Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and Catanduanes. It will comprise a tourism development area. The two sub-tourism areas under […]

Iconic R&B singer Natalie Cole dies before New year

The iconic R&B singer Natalie Cole, has died at the age of 65, Thursday night. Born in 1950, Cole is the daughter of Nat King Cole and singer Maria Hawkins Ellington. Ms. Cole is best remembered for her songs which started in 1970’s with her debut album ‘Inseparable,’ released in […]

Pili CamSur Capital Winners and Losers May 13, 2013 Elections

MAYOR of PILI SAN LUIS, ALEXIS II (LP) 17,285 BONGALONTA, TOM (NP) 12,506 VICE-MAYOR of PILI REGONDOLA, ROGELIO RAYMUND(LP) 17,143 BOCLOT, RONALDO (NP) 11,404 MEMBER, SANGGUNIANG BAYAN of PILI – LONE DIST DIVINAGRACIA, RAUL DELFIN (NP) 16,953 BELEN, FRANCIS (NP) 14,307 BOLANOS, JOEL (LP) 13,126 MALATE, ADAM (LP) 12,087 SALAZAR, […]

PHLPost offers cheapest rate for domestic money transfer

MANILA,Dec. 1– Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) offers the cheapest rate for domestic money transfer this holiday season as it launches Pamaskong Handog “Piso Padala” promo on electronic postal money order. The public can send electronic money order at any participating post offices, for a flat rate of one (Php 1.00) […]

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Albay Inmates Handcraft and Sell Beautiful Christmas Lanterns

The past weeks, Albay inmates had been busy doing “assembly” of the always popular, but traditional Bicol parol (Christmas lanterns) made of bamboo and adorned/wrapped with Japanese paper in various colors, shades, cut and design. The end product are hundreds of cute, small and big, five-pronged-star of a Christmas decor.

7-Vehicle crash in Atimonan claims 19 fatalities

The death toll for the seven-vehicle smashup in an accident-prone portion of the Maharlika Highway, in Barangay Sta. Catalina, Atimonan town, Quezon before dawn Saturday has now climbed to 19 with 32 others wounded. Reports said this was after a number of the injured victims earlier rushed to the hospital […]

Mobile Devices With Internet Connectivity Call for Security

(NewsUSA) – With the wealth of internet activity and connected communications offered by smartphones and tablets, our laptops and desktop computers are practically becoming passé. This means your “cell phone” isn’t just a phone anymore, your tablet isn’t just for reading the latest romance novels, and it’s giving software and […]

US $24.6M boost humanitarian aid to typhoon-afflicted areas

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 18 –United States government boosted its humanitarian aid to typhoon-afflicted areas of the Philippines with an additional US$24.6 million on top of its $ 62 million already been provided. US Secretary of State John Kerry during his visit here Wednesday underscored the additional assistance to be coursed […]