In a strong show of force, 59 global, regional, and national organizations from across Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Europe issued a joint statement demanding the immediate release of the 57 peasant leaders and human rights advocates, including minors, arrested by local authorities in Negros Occidental (around 710 kilometers south of Manila) in the central Philippines last October 31.Continue reading
Japanese fashion brand Onitsuka Tiger last October 23 held a runway show for its Spring & Summer 2020 collection at the Shin-toyosu Brillia Running Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.Continue reading
I-Witness premiered on Philippine television at the turn of the millennium. It was a time of uncertainty in a changing world, and GMA News and Public Affairs saw the need to tell stories of truth through the documentary format. Twenty years since, I-Witness has become one of the leading TV documentary programs in the country, with over 1,000 life-changing stories that have pursued the truth about Filipino values, culture, current events, and the human condition.Continue reading
Nadagdagan pa ang lamang ni Vice President Leni Robredo kay dating Senador Bongbong Marcos matapos ang recount ng Korte Suprema — na tumatayong Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) — sa tatlong probinsiyang pinili ni Marcos.Continue reading
Inilabas noong isang araw ng Kataastaasang Hukuman, na tumatayo bilang Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), ang resulta ng recount sa unang tatlong probinsiyang pinili ni dating Senador Bongbong Marcos kaugnay ng kaniyang electoral protest laban kay Vice President Leni Robredo.Continue reading
Pinagdiskitahan kamakailan ni Imee Marcos, bagong senadora at anak ng yumaong diktador na si Ferdinand Marcos, ang mga convenience store dahil sa aniya’y “astronomical” na presyo ng mga paninda sa mga ito.
Dapat daw imonitor ng Department of Trade and Industry ang mga tindahang ito na bukas 24 oras, ayon pa kay Marcos.Continue reading
Starting October 6, 2019, all landline numbers with area code 02 will become 8 digits.
In compliance with the directive of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) in its memorandum no. 10-10-2017, all telecom providers in the Greater Metro Manila area will migrate all existing 7-digit landline numbers to 8-digit telephone numbers.Continue reading
Habang isinusulat ito, masakit ang kaliwang balikat ko. Gaya nang dati, nakipagsapalaran na naman kasi ako sa MRT kaninang umaga. Mga tatlong tren muna ang dumaan bago ko naipagsiksikan ang sarili ko sa punong-punong bagon. Sumabit sa katawan ng ibang tao ang maliit na bag may lamang payong at powerbank at nahila nito nang todo ang balikat ko.Continue reading
I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?
I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. (Isaiah 43:19)
In the weeks before the scheduled execution of Mary Jane Veloso in April of 2015, Church people came to understand that a poor Filipina mother of two small boys had been duped into unknowingly carrying a suitcase lined with heroin. As the data unfolded, many were flabbergasted at all of the unfortunate twists, complicated with both major and minor injustices and indifference. Mary Jane Veloso’s experiences reveal that she — like many hopeful migrant workers — was made vulnerable to being trafficked, due to joblessness and inadequate opportunities to provide for her children.Continue reading
In celebration of its 70th anniversary, Japanese brand Onitsuka Tiger has released a video featuring American actor and rapper Will Smith as its collaboration partner.
In the 44-second collaboration video, Smith wears a tracksuit in Onitsuka Tiger’s signature yellow and MEXICO 66™ SD sneakers, which Onitsuka Tiger says “have been very well received for their comfortable fit since their release.”Continue reading
Kapag napadpad ka sa sangandaan ng pag-ibig at mga pangarap, alin ang pipiliin mo? Kung matagpuan mo ang pag-ibig na naging dahilan para muli kang bumuo ng mga pangarap, hahayaan mo bang siya’y mawalay sa ‘yo?Continue reading