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15 min ago | Weekend Balita
A lawmaker has formally proposed to declare the 20th of every September as National Young Martyrs' Day to commemorate the martyrdom of the youth who offered their lives for national liberation and social change. Rep. Terry L. Ridon filed House Bill 4755 also known as the Young Martyrs' Day Act of 2014, seeking to remember the martyrdom of the youth who, beyond mere words, took the initiative and made their ultimate sacrifice.
5 hrs ago | Sun-Star
FRESH from holding the three-day Make Your Own Havaianas 2014 at the Gaisano Mall of Davao, Martish Marketing Company is set to bring the second leg of the biggest flip-flops customization event at the Abreeza of the Ayala Malls on September 19 to 21, 2014. "If you missed to create your very own Havaianas pairs, you can still join us at our second leg at the Abreeza Mall," Marga Nograles, Managing Partner of MMC, said in a press statement.
The weather may be cooling down, but the fall box office is heating up thanks to a host of new releases. Take a look at the 10 must-see films of the season, according to Postmedia News film critic Chris Knight.
President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Philippine Business for Social Progress Membership Meeting and launch of Mindanao Inclusive Agribusiness Program at the Function Hall 3, SMX Convention Center of the SM Lanang Premier in Lanang, Davao City on Monday . The event aims to rally PBSP members and other Mindanao companies around the idea of inclusive business, specifically on priority industries: coffee, cacao, corn, palm oil and rubber, as well as possible investments in Bangsamoro.
Dermatological services provider Belo Medical Group is planning to expand its operations in Southeast Asia, a move seen preparing the firm for the integration of the 10-member Asean bloc into a single economy. The firm's founder, Victoria "Vicki" G. Belo, said she plans to enter the international market through the opening of two clinics in Southeast Asia.
DINE Philippines 2014, a seminar series for the food and service industry will be coming to Cagayan de Oro for the first time on September 26, 2014. Started in 2010, DINE Philippines will end its series of conferences this year at Grand Caprice Hotel, here in the city.
THE Cacao Industry Council of Southern Mindanao will call for a national convergence to be participated by concerned government agencies and key cacao industry players. Cacao Industry Development Association of Mindanao Inc. executive director Val Turtur, in Tuesday's edition of the Davao Business Forum at Dermpath at SM City Davao, said the convergence will probably be held around October or November wherein they will be talking with concerned government agencies who are involved in cacao production.
A Canadian Islamic preacher has been detained in the Philippines, where authorities deemed him a potential threat to national security, the immigration bureau said Thursday. A file photo shows Canadian Islamist preacher Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips pictured with German Islamist preacher Pierre Vogel at a demonstration in April, 2011 - by Arne Dedert Jamaican-born Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, who grew up in Canada, was arrested in the southern Philippine city of Davao on Sunday shortly after his arrival there and would now be deported.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at United Nation Disengagement Observer Force commander Lt. Gen. Singh Singha over the issue involving the standoff between Syrian rebels and Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights.
DAVAO CITY: POLICE and immigration agents on Sunday arrested in this city Canadian Muslim scholar and professor Dr. Abu Ameen Bilal Philips, whom authorities suspect has ties with some Muslim radical extremist groups. Philips, who has been banned from entering the United States and the United Kingdom, was conducting a lecture in a predominantly Muslim village when he was invited for questioning and subsequently held in custody by authorities .
I GOT an email from a mother who recently got a PWD ID for her 4-year old son. Her son is enrolled in a special school and undergoes speech and occupational therapies as well.
DESPITE several rejections, international television evangelist Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy said he believes that Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte will become the next president of the Philippines "if it is really God's will". Given the privilege to speak before Quiboloy's thousands of followers, Duterte said if he would be the President, there will be "many healthy fishes" in the sea all over the Philippines as he will maintain the peace and order in the country.
The Philippine National Police is digging deeper into the case of Canadian Muslim scholar Abu Ameen Bilal Philips who reportedly arrived in the Philippines on September 3. Police Regional Office 11 director Chief Supt. Wendy Rosario said they are still determining how Philips entered the country and who invited him over.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:38 pm
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