September, 2017


Air France A380 makes emergency landing with damaged engine

PARIS, France (UPDATED) – An Air France A380 superjumbo carrying more than 500 people made an emergency landing in Canada on Saturday, September 30, after suffering “serious damage” to one of its engines, with passengers recounting hearing a loud bang followed by violent shaking. Video and photos posted on social … Source: Politics

Does Sereno have SC’s support? Spokesman downplays narrative

MANILA, Philippines – Does Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno have the support of the Supreme Court (SC) as she faces an impeachment complaint before the House of Representatives? Complainant lawyer Larry Gadon would have you believe otherwise. Gadon drills this point again and again. Last week, he … Source: Politics

Cavs owner received 'racist' messages after LeBron called Trump a 'bum'

LOS ANGELES, USA – Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has revealed he was bombarded with “racist” messages after LeBron James branded President Donald Trump a “bum” following his spat with the Golden State Warriors. Gilbert told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” program his voicemail inbox was deluged with offensive … Source: Politics

PH boasts of CHR to counter Iceland, 38 countries on killings

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines boasted of its own Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to counter Iceland and 38 other countries that criticized the killings and the “climate of impunity” in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.  The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) cited Ambassador … Source: Politics

Neymar scores twice as PSG thrash Bordeaux

PARIS, France – Neymar scored twice, including a first-half penalty, and created another goal as Paris Saint-Germain hammered previously unbeaten Bordeaux 6-2 in Ligue 1 on Saturday, September 30. The Brazilian curled in a brilliant 30-yard free-kick after just 5 minutes at the Parc des Princes … Source: Politics

IN GIFs: Celebrities' wacky poses at the Star Magic Ball 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The Star Magic Ball 2017 may have been a formal and elegant affair, but that doesn’t mean it was all serious. Even in their evening wear, a lot of stars let loose and had a few laughs on the red carpet. Some celebs, like Chokoleit, really went for … Source: Politics

Legazpi bishop: 'Let us unite to stop the killings!'

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon urged his flock to unite against the killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, as a pastoral letter is set to be read in his diocese on Sunday, October 1. In the pastoral letter titled “Stop the Killings, Start the Healing: A … Source: Politics

LOOK: Paulo Avelino, Jodie Elizabeth Tarasek make red carpet debut

MANILA, Philippines – Paulo Avelino and his Fil-Polish girlfriend Jodie Elizabeth Tarasek could not have chosen a more glamorous occassion to make their red carpet debut. The couple stepped out together on September 30 at the Star Magic Ball 2017 in Makati Shangri-la. Jodie wore a sleek white dress … Source: Politics

Dauis Dragons fly high in Argao race

THE Dauis Wild Dragons from Bohol bucked the odds to win the open division of the Dragons in Argao 3 Dragon Boat Competition in the Argao Serviced Villas, Barangay Suba in Poblacion, Argao, Cebu yesterday. The Dauis Wild Dragons clocked 1 minute and 30.46 seconds in the final heat to rule the Short Boat 300-meter category over the Philippine Accessible Disability Services (Pads) -Team A and Bohol Paddlers Association (BPA), who had times of 1:31:24 and 1:32:84, respectively. Source: Local News

Don Bosco extends perfect run in Cesafi

DON Bosco Technology Center (DBTC) enters the semifinals with a veneer of invincibility after sweeping the elimination round of the secondary division of this year’s Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation (Cesafi). They routed the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF), 7-0, yesterday in the Cebu City Sports Center. Christian Pacaña had a brace for the Greywolves, hitting the back of the net in the seventh and 42nd minutes. Jeremy Laro scored the other first half goal in the 16th minute. Source: Local News