Monday, January 1st, 2018


Over 3,000 stranded passengers at ports due to Agaton

MANILA, Philippines – At least 3,061 passengers have been stranded in ports due to Tropical Depression Agaton, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.  The PCG recorded this around midnight of Tuesday, January 2, an hour before Agaton’s landfall in the Siargao island and Dinagat Islands area . On Tuesday, many are expected to head to ports and bus … Source: Politics

Spokane Carpet Cleaning Company Spokane

Spokane Carpet Cleaning Company Spokane January 01, 2018 ( – The carpet that is made today is a mix of old world craftsmanship and a touch of 21st century innovation. By combining the two, carpet is able to become the household feature that we all know and love – and get tired of cleaning.  Carpet Cleaning Spokane Carpet can be manufactured in one of two ways; weaving or tufting.  Carpets that are woven are primarily wool and are very durable, and very expensive as well.  The woven carpet types canRead More

Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid over 'deceit' in terror fight

WASHINGTON, United States – US President Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan on Monday, January 1, in his first tweet of 2018, threatening to cut off aid over what he said were its “lies and deceit” in offering “safe haven to terrorists.” The tweet brought a quick and pointed rejoinder … Source: Politics

Winds seen as factor in deadly Costa Rica plane crash

PUNTA ISLITA, Costa Rica – Strong winds were … Source: Politics

IN PHOTOS: Flood greets Biliran residents on first day of 2018

MANILA, Philippines – While others spent the first day of 2018 celebrating, some residents from the province of Biliran evacuated their homes after flood hit the town of Kawayan on Monday, January 1.  In the photos posted by Biliran resident Rafael Medalla, ankle to knee-deep flood can be seen in … Source: Politics

Agaton over Bohol Sea after landfall in Dinagat-Siargao

What’s the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler’s  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Agaton slightly accelerated over the Bohol Sea before dawn on Tuesday, January 2, after making landfall in the Dinagat Islands-Siargao Island area at 1 am. In a … Source: Politics

Martial, Lingard lift Manchester United over Everton

LONDON, England – Manchester United put a smile back on Jose Mourinho’s face as fine goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard sealed a 2-0 win over Everton, while Liverpool left it late to snatch a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Monday, January 1 … Source: Politics

The 12 best Filipino films of 2017

MANILA, Philippines – It has always been a strange and very difficult endeavor to reduce 365 days and so many movies to a subjective list of 12 films that are supposedly the best. It would even be stranger to rationalize the exercise, except perhaps to serve some form … Source: Politics

Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid

WASHINGTON, United States – President Donald Trump suggested Monday, January 31 he would cut off foreign aid to Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of harboring violent extremists and lying about it. “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have … Source: Politics

Renaldo Balkman says he'll 'be the best role model' in return to PH basketball

  MANILA, Philippines – Renaldo Balkman promised to redeem himself by being the “best role model” as he returns to the Philippines to fortify Tanduay Alab Pilipinas.  Balkman posted a photo and video on Facebook that expressed his gratitude for another opportunity to play ball in the Philippines. The Puerto … Source: Politics