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‘PH NOT READY FOR UNICAMERAL PARLIAMENT’

SEN. Panfilo Lacson on Saturday said the Philippines was not politically mature enough to adopt a single-chamber parliament, while Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th warned against “warlordism” if the country shifts to a federal system of government. Lacson and Trillanes, who belong to opposite sides in the Senate, went on separate radio interviews amid the snowballing [...] The post ‘PH NOT READY FOR UNICAMERAL PARLIAMENT’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJan 13th, 2018

New year, new you: How to give your aura a spiritual refresh

MANILA, Philippines – It’s January and we’re ready to leave all the bad vibes behind us and start fresh – but it’s not that easy to stick to resolutions and stay optimistic when you’re stuck in a bad headspace. Enter the Healing House, a literal house in Mandaluyong, that has built ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Kamukha mo man sya o hindi, if you’re 20 to 50 years old, male or female, and wa…

Kamukha mo man sya o hindi, if you’re 20 to 50 years old, male or female, and want to be part of Resorts World Manila’s next big musical, i-ready na ang kembot ng bewang mo and join our open auditions. Audition Schedule: January 26 & 27, 2018 • 3 PM – 8 PM 3rd Floor… link: Kamukha mo man sya o hindi, if you’re 20 to 50 years old, male or female, and wa….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Benedict Cumberbatch returning as Sherlock? It s a mystery

PASADENA, Calif. — Benedict Cumberbatch had a ready answer when asked when he might star in another "Sherlock" on PBS......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

SOUTHERN CHARM

Kate Spade New York Kate Spade New York marks its 25th anniversary with a celebration of color and spirit of adventure. Inspired by the warmth of Southern charm, Kate Spade’s Spring collection captures the sights, sounds and welcoming energy of New Orleans. Its ready-to-wear collections come in a palette of soft dusky pink, strawberry and [...] The post SOUTHERN CHARM appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

BOLD & BRIGHT

Burberry Burberry proudly launches its newest collaboration with British model and activist Adwoa Aboah and photographer Juergen Teller, who together brilliantly present the next portfolio of the brand which will come out this February. The new collaboration showcases an injection of neon across ready-to-wear collections and accessories lines, featuring laminated trench coats in high-gloss neon [...] The post BOLD & BRIGHT appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Spurs Leonard out indefinitely to continue injury rehab

NEW YORK — Kawhi Leonard is headed back to the sidelines, and he'll stay there until his leg is ready......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

VIVO UNLOCKING THE FUTURE at the CES 2018

Las Vegas, US, 9 January 2018 – Today at CES 2018, Vivo, a young global smartphone brand, showcases the world’s first ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated News18 hr. 53 min. ago

Spielberg explains why he rushed to make Streep-Hanks starrer

LOS ANGELES---For a Hollywood movie, especially for one directed by Steven Spielberg, "The Post" was a quickie. It took only nine months from the time Steven read the script to make the film starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks---that's a record. Why did the award-winning filmmaker temporarily stop doing postproduction work on his new movie, "Ready Player One," to make "The Post"? Steven felt that the true story in the '70s of how then President Richard Nixon attempted to gag Washington Post and The New York Times reporters strikes a chord in this Trump era when journalists are standing up to an adversarial presidency. With amazing speed, Steven was able to assemble topnotch tal...Keep on reading: Spielberg explains why he rushed to make Streep-Hanks starrer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago

Shift to federalism proposal: no elections in 2019

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 January) — Incumbent representatives and senators will have their terms extended until 2022 as members of the Interim Parliament during the transition period to a federal system of government,  according to the proposal presented during the hearing of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments on Tuesday Also on Tuesday, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Rappler CEO ready to face arrest

Rappler CEO ready to face arrest.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Comelec to use 2017 ballots for the May village, youth polls

The Commission on Elections is ready to use the official ballots initially printed for the deferred October 2017 barangay and youth elections for this year's polls.   In Comelec Resolution No. 10248 promulgatedon Monday, the poll body said it would be using the printed ballots, as well as other election forms, to save on public funds and government resources.   The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections are scheduled to be held onMay 14, 2018after two deferments under President Duterte's administration.   The Comelec said voters in Metro Manila, Luzon and the Visayas woould be using the 59,578,346 official ballots printed fromAugust 9 to September 30...Keep on reading: Comelec to use 2017 ballots for the May village, youth polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

4 bedroom Townhouse For Sale in Las Pinas City for 4,700,000 – Web reference 112166471 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

Lot Area: 79sqm Flr Area:102sqm Ready to Occupy Townhouse Along Naga RD near Puregold 4bedrooms with built in cabinets 2toilet and bath Carport Sample Computation: Total Contract Price: 4,495,000 20% Down payment: 899,000 Less Reservation fee: 10,000 Net Down payment: 889,000 12 months DP: 74,083 80% Loan able Amount: 3,596,000 Monthly Amortization thru Bank Financing… link: 4 bedroom Townhouse For Sale in Las Pinas City for 4,700,000 – Web reference 112166471 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Saints ready and confident

THREE-TIME NAASCU champion St. Clare College-Caloocan welcomes the new year with its highly-anticipated appearance in the National Capital Region qualifying phase of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) at the Jose Rizal Univeristy gym in Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City. The Saints, who made history by becoming the third winningest team….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

DSWD Bicol ready to send additional aid to LGUs affected by Mayon eruption

DSWD Bicol ready to send additional aid to LGUs affected by Mayon eruption.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Roque: Duterte ready for dialogue with Church

The Church had supported rallies like this candle lighting rites in Dagupan City against summary killings. WILLIE LOMIBAO CEBU CITY -- Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday echoed the will.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Showdown set: Battle-tested Patriots vs. fresh-faced Jaguars

By Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, New England. Here comes Sacksonville. Tom Brady and the big game-tested Patriots square off against the sack-happy Jacksonville Jaguars next Sunday in the AFC championship game in Foxborough, Massachusetts — with the winner headed to the Super Bowl. That's nothing new for New England, of course, which has been there three of the past six seasons. For fresh-faced Jacksonville, however, this is all rare territory. The Jaguars are playing in the conference title game for just the third time in franchise history, and first since losing to Tennessee during the 1999 season. Jacksonville is also one of four franchises to never play in the Super Bowl. "I'm sure there will still be tons of people that are going to disapprove or talk negative or hate or do whatever they want," quarterback Blake Bortles said. "But we get to keep playing. We get an opportunity to go play in Foxborough for another week, so I'm just honored to be able to do this and especially with this group of guys." And, it has all come full circle for Tom Coughlin, who was Jacksonville's coach the previous time the franchise got this far in the postseason. He went on to win two Super Bowls with the New York Giants — both against Bill Belichick's Patriots — but is now the Jaguars' executive vice president of football operations. He helped assemble a squad with coach Doug Marrone that has been powered by a tenacious defense that ranked second in the NFL during the regular season in sacks. After a few ho-hum games, Bortles, running back Leonard Fournette and the Jaguars offense showed it isn't too shabby, either, outslugging Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers in a stunning 45-42 victory Sunday . "Obviously, with what they have on their side of the ball, it's a good team and we know they've got a good offense," Bortles said. "We knew we had to keep scoring." There's also this neat nugget: Jacksonville's first AFC championship game appearance came during the 1996 season — against New England, which went on to play in the Super Bowl under then-coach Bill Parcells and lost to the Brett Favre-led Green Bay Packers. "It's been an awesome year," Bortles said, "and we want to keep it going." The Patriots have made it to the AFC championship game for seven straight seasons, clinching this trip with a 35-14 drubbing of the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night . New England has advanced to the Super Bowl in three of the past six seasons. "The reality of the NFL is what we did this week will have nothing to do with what happens next week," Brady said. "We're going to have to go repeat it, so you've got to get right back to work, right back to the process of trying to figure out how to break down our opponent. "Everyone's got to feel good physically and mentally and go out there and try to cut it loose one more time in a huge game." The Patriots know how to do that, and they're masters of tuning out distractions. Despite a published report during the week that raised questions about the relationships between Brady, Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft, New England was all business on the field against the Titans. "It's pretty incredible to be a part of that," Brady said. "I think the thing is that we don't really take it for granted around here. I know how hard it is to get to this game. We're very blessed to do it." Meanwhile, Philadelphia awaits the winner of the New Orleans-Minnesota game later Sunday to find out who it will face in the NFC title game. The Eagles used steady play by Nick Foles and a late goal-line stand to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 on Saturday. "We'll be ready for next week," defensive tackle Fletcher Cox said......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Greece set to allow medical cannabis use

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's parliament is expected to approve the medical use of cannabis in the coming weeks, a deputy minister said Sunday, January 14, adding that the change would attract investment to the country. "In a few weeks' time, an amendment will be brought to parliament to define the legislative ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Teng still has Alaska s best interest despite big game

Unlike the his game against TNT late last year, Jeron Teng finally got his big performance and big win Sunday against the overmatched Kia Picanto in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup. However, the rookie out of La Salle knows that team accomplishments matter over anything so he'll take an Alaska win even if he doesn't put up 23 points and nine rebounds as well as outscoring the opposing team by himseld in one whole quarter. "A win is a win, and we’ll take this one. It’s a good start for us this 2018 dahil we’re 2-0 this year. Sana ma-build up kami from there," Jeron said following the Aces' 102-65 demolition of Kia. In the third period, Teng poured 13 of his total points, which was eight more that the Picanto's output as a team. Alaska outscored Kia, 36-5, in the third to turn the game around. "[Coach Alex Compton] just told us to bring out more energy and outhustle Kia. Nung first half medyo so-so yung nilaro namin. He told us to respect the team and play better," he said. "I think we all played good in this game. We picked it up nung second half. We all kew we had to step up nung halftime to get this win and we needed this win for our next game," Teng added. Speaking of the next game, Alaska has a date against Ginebra up next and Jeron says the Aces are ready for the Gin Kings. "I think were ready for the challenge, we’re up to it. Were practicing really really hard and I think we’ll be ready by that game," he said.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Duterte eyes ex-CJ Puno to lead his own Cha-cha team

MANILA, Philippines – The Charter change train will have to wait. President Rodrigo Duterte wants his own team to recommend amendments to the 1987 Constitution but it won't be ready with its report until after the Holy Week.  In an interview with MindaNews on Friday, January 12, Duterte talked about the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Luis Manzano ready to settle down anytime

MANILA, Philippines – Luis Manzano is ready to settle down with Jessy Mendiola. According to the I Can See Your Voice host, his parents, Vilma Santos-Recto and Edu Manzano, will be thrilled to see him start his own family soon. In an interview with Luis at the Shakey's Lucky 2018 event, where ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018