Saturday, December 9th, 2017


Youth involvement is San Fernando's secret in achieving zero waste

PAMPANGA, Philippines – Having recognized as the first to comply with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (Republic Act 9003), San Fernando in Pampanga is known locally and internationally, as one of the pioneers in zero waste. In 2012, just a year after its partnership with Mother Earth … Source: Politics

Local SEO Sydney – Get Targeted Traffic With Local SEO Brisbane

Local SEO Sydney – Get Targeted Traffic With Local SEO Brisbane December 09, 2017 ( – The biggest well known secret in generating wealth in the internet based business or e-commerce is Traffic. Everybody knows it; every site wants it and every site needs it. The point of websites is to be visited and viewed. Many elaborate designs, money and countless hours of developing a site to make them beautiful and attractive are utilized. Without traffic, it is for naught.  Local SEO Perth With traffic comes a potential customer whichRead More

Why security in the Middle East matters to Southeast Asia

MANAMA, Bahrain – At the Al Noor Ballroom at the Ritz-Carlton, Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, the United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Affairs Minister, addressed a room of some of the Middle East’s top defense and security experts.  Among the crowd were other government officials and ministers, ambassadors, military … Source: Politics

'Kamandag ng Droga' review: Too dirty, too turdy

Carlo J. Caparas’ Kamandag ng Droga is a depressing film, but for all the wrong reasons. It is a film that is literally drugged to death. Each scene is literally drowning with the weight of drugs. Every character is either making drugs, taking drugs, talking about drugs, … Source: Politics

Trump slams 'vicious' media after erroneous reports on WikiLeaks, Russia

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Donald Trump on Saturday, December 9, renewed his onslaught against major US news networks, accusing them of launching a “vicious” assault on his presidency as he seized on a reporting error by CNN. In an early-morning tweet, the US president said “Fake News CNN made a … Source: Politics

Lancers survive stubborn Panthers

THE University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers survived the grit-and-grind University of Southern Philippines (USPF) Panthers and a hostile crowd with an 88-86 overtime victory in the Asia Pacific University Games (APUG) basketball tournament yesterday at the USPF Gym. UV had control of the game with a three-point lead, 56-53, going into the fourth quarter. But USPF, with its hustle, started the fourth with a 6-0 run to take a 59-56 lead. Source: Local News

Mendoza: Pacquiao’s boxing diplomacy

MY friends ask: “Al, why is Manny Pacquiao building a boxing academy in China?” I said: “What’s wrong with that?” “Why not in the Philippines?” Pacquiao’s answer during a press conference on the matter in Beijing: “In the Philippines, we don’t have a problem (producing good boxers).” He has a point there. We love boxing so much that many of us hold boxfests very often, not only in Metro Manila but in the countryside as well. Many businessmen support the sport with passion so that boxing stables are found allRead More

Sabalde guns for WBC ABC belt

ANTHONY Sabalde guns for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Council (ABC) lightweight crown against Chinese Zimin Wang at the Asia Game Stadium in Guangzhou, China. “His training went well. He’s prepared. We just need a little bit of luck,” said RWS International matchmaker Willy Flores, who’ll be working in Sabalde’s corner. Source: Local News

Ateneo Lady Eagles swoop in

IT was a tight match between two strong teams. In the end, the Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles pulled off a come-from-behind win over Creamline Cool Smashers in a match that went down the wire, 22-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-13, on the first day of the Stars and Spikes Invitational Tournament at the University of San Jose-Recoletos Basak Coliseum yesterday. After taking the first two sets, everyone was expecting Creamline to finish the game. However, Ateneo came from out of nowhere and took the next three sets and theRead More

Surviving 16 years of life on the streets

JUST like Princess Aurora in the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, Lorelei Castro was nearing her 16th birthday when she met the man who would become the father of her future children. Although they had the same tenderness the fictional characters shared during their first meeting, they lacked the symphony of the forest animals that sang a chorus of love and whatnot. Source: Local News