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When German journalists confronted Locsin about Nazi remarks

(First published Feb. 20, 1:48 p.m.) A German journalist noted how Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks on killing drug addicts the same way Adolf Hitler had murdered Jews during the Second World War. Television correspondent Arnd Henze interviewed Locsin, who was in Germany for the Munich Security Conference and the […] The post When German journalists confronted Locsin about Nazi remarks appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Duterte warns of harsher drugs war ahead

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday that his signature anti-narcotics campaign will be even harsher in the future, signaling no let-up in a bloody crackdown that has alarmed the international community. Duterte won the presidency by a wide margin in 2016 on promises of eradicating drugs and crime, and recent opinion polls indicate broad […] The post Duterte warns of harsher drugs war ahead appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Catriona Gray finally speaks up on age of criminal responsibility

Heeding calls for her to speak up on the controversial proposal to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray opposed the move as she cited her experiences working with the youth. The beauty queen in an interview said that the government should not focus on lowering the age but instead, […] The post Catriona Gray finally speaks up on age of criminal responsibility appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Explore The Angry Christ Church in Negros Occidental

In Negros Occidental, a creatively designed church was constructed in 1948. It is called St. Joseph the Worker chapel, commonly known as the Angry Christ Church. The Tanduay Distillers, Inc. provided select media organizations a tour inside the Victoria’s Milling Company and its residential complex, where the church is also located. The post Explore The Angry Christ Church in Negros Occidental appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Ronald Cardema backtracks on statement vs ‘anti-government scholars’

Following backlash from his earlier proposal, Ronald Cardema of the National Youth Commission backtracked and said that only those who are members of the New People’s Army should be stripped of their scholarships. Cardema previously asked President Rodrigo Duterte that “all anti-government” scholars should be removed from state-provided programs. It later earned widespread criticisms and […] The post Ronald Cardema backtracks on statement vs ‘anti-government scholars’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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From Gloria Diaz to Catriona Gray: Miss Universe Homecoming Parades

A compilation of homecoming parades of Filipino Miss Universe queens Gloria Diaz, Margarita Moran, Pia Wurtzbach and Catriona Gray. The post From Gloria Diaz to Catriona Gray: Miss Universe Homecoming Parades appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Ronald Cardema is targeting youth activists. In 2006, he was a youth activist.

National Youth Commission Chair Ronald Cardema, who has proposed that students that are “anti-government” should have their scholarships revoked, was formerly a vocal youth activist who sided with communist rebels. This was revealed in an opinion piece published on Manila Bulletin last January, which Atty. Jesus Falcis shared on Facebook. In 2006, Cardema released an […] The post Ronald Cardema is targeting youth activists. In 2006, he was a youth activist. appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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'IsThisYours: Make consumer goods companies accountable for plastic pollution

An environmental organization resurfaced its initiative to pressure big consumer goods companies to be accountable for their products and to be more aware of their impact on Mother Earth. Greenpeace urged the public to take a picture of any single-use plastic waste that they have spotted lying around, post in on social media and then […] The post #IsThisYours: Make consumer goods companies accountable for plastic pollution appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Defaced ten-peso ‘Batcoin’ could land violator a hefty fine and jail time

Filipinos were amazed when someone painted the P10 coin with figures of Batman and Robin over Apolinario Mabini and Andres Bonifacio’s faces but the act is illegal under Presidential Decree 247. The picture of the defaced coin was uploaded on a popular discussion forum, where users generally lauded how the comic book characters were meticulously […] The post Defaced ten-peso ‘Batcoin’ could land violator a hefty fine and jail time appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Consumers’ use of toilet paper wiping out habitat, heating planet, report says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Americans use more toilet paper than anyone else in the world, helping destroy the habitats of native people who live where it is sourced and contributing to global warming, a research study said on Wednesday. U.S. consumers use roughly three rolls of toilet paper a week, accounting for a […] The post Consumers’ use of toilet paper wiping out habitat, heating planet, report says appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippines revokes Sanofi’s product license for dengue vaccine

The Philippines has permanently halted the sale, distribution and marketing of Sanofi’s dengue vaccine in the country after the French drug maker failed to meet the directives of regulators. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Nela Charade Puno said on Tuesday registration certificates for Dengvaxia products have been revoked because of Sanofi’s “brazen defiance” of the […] The post Philippines revokes Sanofi’s product license for dengue vaccine appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippine top diplomat Teddy Locsin’s pro-Nazi sentiments seen as ‘extremely offensive’

A German journalist noted how Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks on killing drug addicts the same way Adolf Hitler had murdered Jews during the Second World War. Television correspondent Arnd Henze interviewed Locsin, who was in Germany for the Munich Security Conference and the inauguration of the Philippine chancery in […] The post Philippine top diplomat Teddy Locsin’s pro-Nazi sentiments seen as ‘extremely offensive’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Kathryn Bernardo motivated a fan to pursue passion for writing stories

Kapamilya star Kathryn Bernardo expressed her delight to the author of a long Twitter thread that tells a fictional love story between her and Daniel Padilla that made rounds on the platform. Based on a report, the Twitter thread called “Along España: A Kathniel Social Serye” was written by a fan named Gwy Saludes and […] The post Kathryn Bernardo motivated a fan to pursue passion for writing stories appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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South Korean women abandon makeup to fight male domination

SEOUL— South Korean university student Yim Ji-su used to sacrifice up to two hours of sleep each morning for her laborious makeup routine – from applying foundation and concealer to perming her shoulder-length hair. But about six months ago, she joined a growing band of young women who have given up makeup and cut their […] The post South Korean women abandon makeup to fight male domination appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Ronald Cardema uses misleading protest photos to justify removal of student scholarships

National Youth Commission Chairman Ronald Cardema showed misleading photos of street rallies in a Facebook post Tuesday to justify his proposal of removing the scholarships of “anti-government” students. Cardema attached four photos of violent street assemblies supposedly to show evidence of his proposal to Duterte on Facebook. However, these photos are old and it’s also […] The post Ronald Cardema uses misleading protest photos to justify removal of student scholarships appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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TNT boys realize dream of performing with Ariana Grande on Late Late Show

Filipino group TNT boys achieved their dream of singing with Grammy winner Ariana Grande during their performance at an episode of “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on February 20. Tawag ng Tanghalan winners Keifer Sanchez, Mackie Empuerto, and Francis Concepcion were singing their rendition of Jennifer Hudson’s “And I Am Telling You I’m […] The post TNT boys realize dream of performing with Ariana Grande on Late Late Show appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Department of Tourism’s ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ logos: Old vs New

The Department of Tourism recently released the new tourism campaign’s logo and typeface by one of the popular creative agencies in the country, BBDO Guerrero. The department retained their slogan ‘More fun in the Philippines’ for the rebranding with just a few minor changes to the typeface. The post Department of Tourism’s ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ logos: Old vs New appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated — BBC

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. “Firstly, I object to what the U.S. has done. This kind of politically motivated act is not acceptable,” Ren told the BBC in an interview. Canada arrested Meng on Dec. 1 at the […] The post Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated — BBC appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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New round of US-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday

WASHINGTON — A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday. The talks follow a round of negotiations that ended in Beijing last week without a deal but […] The post New round of US-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Chel Diokno’s joke on saving himself was not amusing to Ping Lacson

Senatorial aspirant Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno’s tongue-in-cheek response during a segment of ABS-CBN’s debate called “Harapan 2019: The ABS-CBN Senatorial Town Hall Debate” did not sit well with Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. During the “Fast Talk” portion of the debate, Diokno said he’d rather save himself than choose between between President Rodrigo Duterte and House […] The post Chel Diokno’s joke on saving himself was not amusing to Ping Lacson appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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