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Happy Holidays Happy New Year from us to you all!!

Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, to all our readers, the few followers and friends of this site and our social media pages. Advisory: After April 21, 2018, we stopped posting links on two of our OLD facebook pages. The first one is thebulletintoday (dot) com page. This originally links to […]

The moment Miss Philippines Catriona Gray wins Miss Universe 2018

Miss Philippines Catriona Gray is crowned this year’s Miss Universe. This is the fourth crown won by a candidate from the Philippines in the history of the popular international beauty pageant. Watch the seemingly long moment while the hopefuls wait for the announcement of the winning Miss Universe 2018.  And […]

This is why Time Person of the Year get mix reaction

Time magazine’s 2018 acknowledged person(s) of the year (POY) received mixed reaction from netizens. Before the end of year, the US-based news magazine picks a POY of their choice who has done the most to influence the events of the year. This 2018, it came out with not one, but […]

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.

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 […]

Papal New Year 2017 Celebration of 49th World Day Peace

Are we done yet with the New Year 2017 celebrations? This live stream event will definitely add cap to the frenzy of activities that began pre-Christmas day but still very much in tune with the soon to fade holiday observances. So we join Pope Francis in Vatican in a Catholic […]

Why NASA adds leap second to master clock on end of year 2016

NASA explains why on end-of-year of December 31, 2016, the official clocks around the world has added a leap second just before midnight on coordinated Universal Time. The adjustment was equivalent to 6:59:59 p.m. EST, it disclosed. The agency has been very particular of the exact time, making sure that […]

The awesome 2016 year in review on Pope Francis

This info-video pretty much summarized the year’s activities of the Holy Father in 2016 produced by the Secretariat for Communication of Vatican. Captured moments and important fragments of mementos define the busy days of the Pontiff at the Holy See and in his various Pastoral visits within Italy and outside […]

Pope Francis celebrate First Vespers, Te Deum before New Year 2017

Here we join Pope Francis as he celebrate the First Vespers of the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God before the New Year of 2017. This is the scheduled live stream coverage direct from the Vatican. The Catholic world gets an invitation to witness the “Te Deum” hymn in thanksgiving […]

The alarming grim end of year 2016 AIDS outlook for the Philippines

Is there a grim end of year 2016 AIDS outlook for the Philippines? Consider this alarming facts that already a total of 758 new HIV cases have been recorded by the HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP) as of November, bringing the current total to 38,872. The breakdown […]

New Year eve fire erupts beside Dubai’s tallest building

Early reports said that at least 16 people were injured in a fire that gutted through a luxury hotel near Dubai’s tallest tower on Thursday evening just hours ahead of the New Year Eve celebrations, a government spokesman said. “At least 14 people have been slightly injured, along with one […]

Vatican publishes mashup video of Pope Francis’ 2015 activities

Vatican publishes mashup video of Pope Francis’ 2015 activities. Vatican publishes this mashup video about Pope Francis – A Year with Pope Francis 2015. It is somewhat a year end report. Some of the most important activities of the Holy Father, including his Apostolic visit of Sri Lanka, the Philippines, […]

Here’s the last weather situation advisory before new year 2016

Yes, this is the last weather situation advisory before the new year of 2016 kicks in. And the prospect is not much desired. Expect cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers in some parts of the country on New Year’s eve due the presence of northeast monsoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and […]

Hashtag of Pinoy tweets dominate year end of social network ecosystem

Hashtag of Pinoy tweets dominate year end of social network ecosystem. These Twitter hash tags are viral in Philippine trends, the social network ecosystem will close the year 2015 shrieking and opens a new year shrieking. What can you expect? So we randomly take a pick of a sample each, […]

Survey says Filipinos are optimistic during the Yuletide season

Survey says Pinoy’s have sustained optimism during the Yuletide season as revealed by the result of a survey recently conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The SWS survey revealed that seven out of ten adult Filipinos expect a happy Christmas and 77 per cent of the 1,200 respondents believe […]

Miss Universe 2015 is Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach

Miss Universe 2015 is Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach !!! But wait there was a mix-up. Ms.Universe emcee, game show host, Steve Harvey announced the name of Miss Colombia as the winner instead of Wurtzbach. A major blunder, indeed! VIDEO: The moment the wrong @MissUniverse was crowned on LIVE television… […]

ISS crew celebrate new year’s eve 16 times!

The Expedition 42 crew orbiting Earth on the International Space Station gets the opportunity to celebrate New Year’s Eve a whopping 16 times as it circles the globe at 17,500 miles an hour. Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore and his crew, which includes NASA’s Terry Virts, Russian cosmonauts Elena Serova, Alexander […]

The year 2014 ends with a “deadly” bang, literally

The year 2014 ends with a “deadly” bang, literally, in the Philippines. and brief account below is just the topping. In MLang town of North Cotabato, unidentified men set off an improvised explosive device Wednesday afternoon during shopping rush for New Year in this town’s public market, leaving four shoppers […]

Cloudy skies with light rains on New Year’s Eve – PAGASA

MANILA, Dec. 31 — PAGASA said the Bicol Region, Quezon Province, Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon will have cloudy with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms, caused by the cold winds blown by the Northeast Monsoon or “Hangin Amihan”. Expect cloudy skies with light rains in the National Capital Region (NCR) […]

Look back of 2013 top Pinoy billionaires and companies

Here’s a look back on the list of Filipinos who made it in Forbes world’s richest billionaires in 2013, four of them, listed in top 500. Rank Name Net Worth Age Source 68 Henry Sy & family $13.2 B 89 diversified 248 Lucio Tan & fmaily $5.2 B 79 diversified […]

DOST urge public to synchronize with Philippine standard time

MANILA, Dec 31 — As the country is set to usher in the coming of year 2014, Department of Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo urged the public to synchronize their time with the Philippine Standard Time. Through following the PST, everyone would be able to inculcate the value of […]

Watch Miss Grand International 2013 Winners Circle

Miss Grand International 2013 was the first edition of the beauty pageant. It was held in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 19, 2013. At the end of the event Miss Puerto Rico, Janelee Chaparro was crowned as Miss Grand International 2013. Miss Philippines beauty Annalie Forbes finished 3rd runner-up. Full Show […]

Miss Philippines Wins Crown of Miss World 2013

Miss Philippines Megan Young wins the coveted crown and title of Miss World 2013. 2. Miss France 3. Miss Ghana The beauty pageant was held at Bali, Indonesia on Saturday. Top five 1. Miss France 2. Miss Philippines 3. Miss Ghana 4. Miss Brazil 5. Miss Spain 6. Miss Gibraltar […]

Hurray to 2011, to Our Friends and Readers

After seventeen months into our non-regular, sometimes semi-hibernation style in blogging about Calabanga and many things Bicol, we come up with this summary update: Covered over 210 individual and combined postings, with the 100th entry going online on August 2010.

Let Us Observe Restraint and Discipline During the New Year Celebrations

Discipline and restraint should be the keywords for tonight’s celebration and merriment of the 2011 new year welcome parties. But while majority can not be prevailed, the DOH and the national police have banned the use of some firecrackers such as super lolo, bawang, goodbye Philippines, lolo thunder and others deemed dangerous, life threatening or more, including watusi and piccolo.

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This is why Time Person of the Year get mix reaction

Time magazine’s 2018 acknowledged person(s) of the year (POY) received mixed reaction from netizens. Before the end of year, the US-based news magazine picks a POY of their choice who has done the most to influence the events of the year. This 2018, it came out with not one, but […]

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Survey says Filipinos are optimistic during the Yuletide season

Survey says Pinoy’s have sustained optimism during the Yuletide season as revealed by the result of a survey recently conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The SWS survey revealed that seven out of ten adult Filipinos expect a happy Christmas and 77 per cent of the 1,200 respondents believe […]

Miss Universe 2015 is Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach

Miss Universe 2015 is Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach !!! But wait there was a mix-up. Ms.Universe emcee, game show host, Steve Harvey announced the name of Miss Colombia as the winner instead of Wurtzbach. A major blunder, indeed! VIDEO: The moment the wrong @MissUniverse was crowned on LIVE television… […]

DOST urge public to synchronize with Philippine standard time

MANILA, Dec 31 — As the country is set to usher in the coming of year 2014, Department of Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo urged the public to synchronize their time with the Philippine Standard Time. Through following the PST, everyone would be able to inculcate the value of […]

Cloudy skies with light rains on New Year’s Eve – PAGASA

MANILA, Dec. 31 — PAGASA said the Bicol Region, Quezon Province, Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon will have cloudy with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms, caused by the cold winds blown by the Northeast Monsoon or “Hangin Amihan”. Expect cloudy skies with light rains in the National Capital Region (NCR) […]

Let Us Observe Restraint and Discipline During the New Year Celebrations

Discipline and restraint should be the keywords for tonight’s celebration and merriment of the 2011 new year welcome parties. But while majority can not be prevailed, the DOH and the national police have banned the use of some firecrackers such as super lolo, bawang, goodbye Philippines, lolo thunder and others deemed dangerous, life threatening or more, including watusi and piccolo.

New Year eve fire erupts beside Dubai’s tallest building

Early reports said that at least 16 people were injured in a fire that gutted through a luxury hotel near Dubai’s tallest tower on Thursday evening just hours ahead of the New Year Eve celebrations, a government spokesman said. “At least 14 people have been slightly injured, along with one […]

Watch Miss Grand International 2013 Winners Circle

Miss Grand International 2013 was the first edition of the beauty pageant. It was held in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 19, 2013. At the end of the event Miss Puerto Rico, Janelee Chaparro was crowned as Miss Grand International 2013. Miss Philippines beauty Annalie Forbes finished 3rd runner-up. Full Show […]

Look back of 2013 top Pinoy billionaires and companies

Here’s a look back on the list of Filipinos who made it in Forbes world’s richest billionaires in 2013, four of them, listed in top 500. Rank Name Net Worth Age Source 68 Henry Sy & family $13.2 B 89 diversified 248 Lucio Tan & fmaily $5.2 B 79 diversified […]

The awesome 2016 year in review on Pope Francis

This info-video pretty much summarized the year’s activities of the Holy Father in 2016 produced by the Secretariat for Communication of Vatican. Captured moments and important fragments of mementos define the busy days of the Pontiff at the Holy See and in his various Pastoral visits within Italy and outside […]

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The alarming grim end of year 2016 AIDS outlook for the Philippines

Is there a grim end of year 2016 AIDS outlook for the Philippines? Consider this alarming facts that already a total of 758 new HIV cases have been recorded by the HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP) as of November, bringing the current total to 38,872. The breakdown […]

This is why Time Person of the Year get mix reaction

Time magazine’s 2018 acknowledged person(s) of the year (POY) received mixed reaction from netizens. Before the end of year, the US-based news magazine picks a POY of their choice who has done the most to influence the events of the year. This 2018, it came out with not one, but […]

Vatican publishes mashup video of Pope Francis’ 2015 activities

Vatican publishes mashup video of Pope Francis’ 2015 activities. Vatican publishes this mashup video about Pope Francis – A Year with Pope Francis 2015. It is somewhat a year end report. Some of the most important activities of the Holy Father, including his Apostolic visit of Sri Lanka, the Philippines, […]

Here’s the last weather situation advisory before new year 2016

Yes, this is the last weather situation advisory before the new year of 2016 kicks in. And the prospect is not much desired. Expect cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers in some parts of the country on New Year’s eve due the presence of northeast monsoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and […]