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The Tablecloth and The Burned Biscuits

Saturday and time again for us to feel good with inspiring stories contributed by friends, a welcome breather from the daily dose of showbiz sizzlers and of news about the pandemic. Okay, take a deep breath, sit back and relax...and think positive......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarSep 18th, 2020

Basang sisiw

Contrary to your claims, you were the one who nearly burned the House down, Mr. Erstwhile Speaker. The post Basang sisiw appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Three dead as forest fires burn in Syria, Lebanon

Forest fires in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon have killed three people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Reds burn heavy equipment in MisOr

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 8 October) — A squad of suspected communist rebels burned two heavy equipment used in quarrying sand and gravel in Misamis Oriental on Thursday afternoon. Police Lieutenant Theofratus Pia, spokesperson of the Philippine National Police Misamis Oriental, said the rebels burned the backhoe and dump truck owned by Basoy Group […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Reds torch 4 cargo trucks in Misamis

Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned four 10-wheeler cargo trucks owned by a food processing company in Sitio Talambao, Barangay Bulahan, Claveria, Misamis Oriental before 10 a.m. yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2020

The chemicals in burned toast and crispy fries won t kill you, but the calories might

There's no evidence that acrylamide consumption increases the risk of getting any cancer says the American Cancer Society......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Burned portion of Skyway Stage 3 replaced – Villar

The portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 project that collapsed following a fire in Pandacan, Manila last February has been replaced, the Department of Public Works and Highways announced last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020

BFP: Lighted mosquito coil caused Cebu City dawn fire that burned 5 PUJs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A lighted mosquito coil caused the fire that burned at least five public utility jeepneys (PUJs) that were parked on a privately owned garage along C. Padilla Street in Cebu City at dawn on Monday, September 14. Fire Officer 2 (FO2) Fulbert Navarro of the Cebu City Fire Department said that […] The post BFP: Lighted mosquito coil caused Cebu City dawn fire that burned 5 PUJs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

Filipino dies in oil tanker fire; only 2 survive cattle ship sinking

A Panamanian-registered oil tanker burned out of control for a second day off Sri Lanka on Friday as authorities confirmed a Filipino crew member was killed in an explosion and fears grew of a major new oil spill in the Indian Ocean......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020

P80 million marijuana torched in Kalinga

At least 404,300 fully grown marijuana plants valued at P80 million were uprooted and burned in Barangay Loccong, Tinglayan town in Kalinga on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2020

Smell of burnt flesh and swarm of flies lead to discovery of four charred bodies

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 15 August) — The smell of burnt flesh and a swarm of  flies led to the discovery Saturday of four charred bodies inside a residence that was burned down last Wednesday. Barangay 22 chair Eldo Casiño said they decided to investigate again the abandoned residence owned by a certain Ador […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 16th, 2020

Family of 5 killed, torched

Five members of a family were shot dead and burned by unidentified men in a remote village in Siocon town, Zamboanga del Norte on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Family of 5 killed, torched

Five members of a family were shot dead and burned by unidentified men in a remote village in Siocon town, Zamboanga del Norte on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Family of 5 massacred and burned in Zamboanga del Norte home

A family of five were brutally shot and burned in their home by armed attackers Wednesday midnight in a remote village in Siocon town, Zamboanga del Norte, according to police here......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

In Bayawan City, Brgy Nangka residents declare rebels ‘persona non grata’

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Residents of Barangay Nangka in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental do not want rebels to stay in their community. To show their condemnation against members of the Communist Terrorist Groups-New People’s Army (CTG-NPA), residents have declared them persona non grata and burned NPA flags during a peace rally held on Monday, August 3. […] The post In Bayawan City, Brgy Nangka residents declare rebels ‘persona non grata’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2020

Greenhills celebrates a healthier and more active lifestyle with Active Playground

With the invisible enemy still around us everyday, having a healthy immune system is key to safeguarding yourself against COVID-19. Since most of us have been cooped up at home in the past months, it is important to find creative ways of staying active and fit even when going about our day-to-day lives, such as grocery shopping, dining out or doing errands.  Greenhills fully encourages everyone to continue to stay active and is constantly providing ways to motivate consumers towards a more fit and healthier lifestyle. With this, Greenhills is pioneering the launch of Active Playground that promotes a convenient space for bikers, joggers and people who want to have a leisurely workout throughout the day. In an effort to accommodate the increase in bikers due to the limited transportation amidst this GCQ, Greenhills has also worked to create a bike-friendly mall for everyone. Biking  Whether you’re biking for fitness, or biking to get your essentials, Greenhills will offer dedicated bike lanes and bike parking. There are also signages placed throughout the complex to guide bikers and to lead them to the designated parking spaces where they can lock their bikes before shopping. For those that bike for fitness, every day from 6 AM to 8 AM, Greenhills will be implementing bike priority lanes.  Fitness Since walking is one of the easiest ways to get moving, Greenhills has developed an even more enjoyable walking atmosphere with pop-up challenges and workouts open for everyone. To encourage mall goers to stay fit and active, there will be pop-up challenges in different areas of the mall, encouraging patrons to jump, hop, balance and have fun. There are also markers that indicate the number of steps taken and how many calories can be burned once they complete a certain number of signs.   As guests walk around the certified walk and bike friendly Greenhills Mall, they will be greeted with motivational signs to remind them to make the most out of the day and to always treat their body well. Through Active Playground, Ortigas Malls makes staying fit and active easy as they integrate it into our daily lives and mall-going routines. Watch out for the launch of Active Playground in Tiendestas and Estancia soon. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 27th, 2020

P13.2 million marijuana plants torched

Another P13.2 million worth of marijuana plants were burned by authorities following a raid in Tinglayan, Kalinga over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2020

Pray for the President

Nero, emperor of Rome from 54 to 68 AD, is remembered in history for everything decadent about those years of the Roman empire. Indulgent, cruel and violent, he framed Christians for the fire that burned Rome for days and consequently, he ordered the persecution and murder of thousands of early Christians – including the apostles Peter and Paul......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 19th, 2020

‘Major Proactive Operation’ yields P38M worth marijuana plants

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 95,000 stalks of fully grown marijuana plants worth around P38 million were uprooted and burned by operatives of the 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company (2ndPMFC) during an operation dubbed “Major Proactive Operation” in Barangay Bagakay, Toledo City, Cebu on Thursday afternoon, July 16, 2020. In the statement released by […] The post ‘Major Proactive Operation’ yields P38M worth marijuana plants appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2020

Ratliffe has advice for Japan-bound Thirdy: 'Be super confident'

The Japan-bound Thirdy Ravena has a big believer in South Korea's Ricardo Ratliffe. Ratliffe, the former Star import and current naturalized player for the Korean national team, says that Thirdy is due for big things on the basketball court. The leading scorer and rebounder of the 2019 FIBA World Cup calls Ravena as the future of Philippine basketball. "I definitely think so," Ratliffe said on 2OT with PBA broadcasters Magoo Marjon and Carlo Pamintuan. Ratliffe got a close look at Thirdy when his South Korean national team took on Ravena's Ateneo Blue Eagles in the 2018 Jones Cup. [Related: JONES CUP: Blue Eagles get burned by red-hot Korea] Korea won the game, 90-73, but Thirdy earned a believer despite the loss. The Koreans finished that Jones Cup at third place while the Blue Eagles went fourth. "He's like a Filipino Russell Westbrook. I saw him in the Jones Cup and he killed us. We brought our real national team and he played well against us," Ratliffe recalled. "I'm like who is this dude? And he's in college? His athleticism is off the charts," Ratliffe added. As a veteran international player himself, Ratliffe likes Thirdy's move to Japan to play pro ball. Ravena is set to take flight in the B.League after signing with San-en NeoPhoenix. [Related: Thirdy, NeoPhoenix open home campaign against powerhouse Jets] "I know he's gonna go out there and represent for the Philippines. I think he has a bright future ahead of him," Ratliffe said of Thirdy. In NeoPhoenix, Thirdy joins a team that only won five games in the COVID-19 shortened 2019-2020 season. As a young player making the jump, Ratliffe believes it was the best move Ravena could make. "I think he made a right decision choosing a lesser team, especially at the start, just to test the waters and see how he likes it. It's a big culture difference out there. Japan is kinda similar to Korea where we're really strict on stuff," Ratliffe said of Thirdy. "So I think he just has to go out there with a free mind and be super confident, he gotta always know that he's still one of the best players in the country so just go out there with that mindset and play like it. At the end of the day, if it doesn't work out and he doesn't like it in Japan, he can always go home so there's no need to stress about it," Ratliffe added.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 16th, 2020

Lost in Time: Back to the Future turns 35

There are but a select few shots from films so quintessential in our childhood, so pivotal in compounding our experiences growing up, that we find them burned incontrovertibly in our memories......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2020