Philippines Report
Mayor Herbert Bautista

Quezon City ginagawang Kabisera ng Basura

Mayroong lumabas na artikulo sa Nikkei Asian Review kamakailan na ang laman ay nakipagkasundo ang administrasyon ni Mayor Herbert Bautista sa Hitachi Zosen Company na magtayo ng pasilidad na waste-to-energy (WtE) sa Quezon City. Ayon kay Aileen Lucero, coordinator ng [...]

September 6, 2016 Business, Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say
Quezon City Mayor Bistek Bautista

Positive Presence of Mayor Bautista at Oslo Talks

The ‘positive presence’ of Quezon City Mayor Bistek Bautista at the Oslo talks in Norway has been hailed by no less than its leading negotiators from both camps. Top negotiators from the Philippine government and the Communist Party of the [...]

September 6, 2016 News, Politics, What The Papers Say

Veiled Muslim mothers prevented from entering French school

Two Muslim mothers wearing headscarves were accosted and prevented from entering a nursery school on the French island of Corsica on Monday by two other parents, officials said. The incident happened as parents were dropping off their children at the [...]

September 6, 2016 What The Papers Say
Dutch agents

Nearly 260 smuggled reptiles found at Dutch airport

Dutch agents seized almost 260 reptiles, including protected lizards, crammed into suitcases at Amsterdam airport and arrested three Spaniards suspected of trafficking the creatures, Dutch authorities said. The illegal stash of wildlife that arrived from Mexico was uncovered and is [...]

September 6, 2016 Lifestyle, What The Papers Say, World

Far-away asteroid named after Freddie Mercury on birthday

Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury is shown in Germany. (AP Photo/Marco Arndt) LONDON (AP) — Queen guitarist Brian May says an asteroid in Jupiter's orbit has been named after the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury on what would have been [...]

September 6, 2016 What The Papers Say

Rescuers recover 15 dead migrants off Italy

The Italian coastguard on Monday said rescuers had recovered the bodies of 15 migrants in search and rescue operations which saved nearly 2,700 people making the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe. In one of the dramatic operations panicked migrants began [...]

September 6, 2016 What The Papers Say

Two killed at Caribbean festivities in New York

Two people were shot and killed early Monday in separate pre-dawn shootings during the annual “J'ouvert” Caribbean festival in New York — the second straight year the event has turned deadly. Despite ramped up security and promises from city officials [...]

September 6, 2016 What The Papers Say
Poe welcomes DOTr proposal, sets emergency powers hearing

Poe welcomes DOTr proposal, sets emergency powers hearing

SENATOR Grace Poe welcomed the 64-page submission by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) of specific projects and a draft bill on the emergency powers to address the transportation crisis, about a week after the legislator called on the department to lay [...]

September 6, 2016 What The Papers Say

Brexit chief says UK gov’t will not be rushed

Brexit chief of Britain says UK gov’t will not be rushed LONDON — The chief of Britain’s new Brexit department says the government will not be rushed as it develops detailed plans for leaving the European Union, as Prime Minister Theresa [...]

September 5, 2016 What The Papers Say
Philippine National Police Chief Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosad

Crime Rate is Down by 49% says PNP Chief dela Rosa

Philippine National Police Chief Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa reported that volume of crime all over the country has been reduced by almost one half. In a speech before police forces in Camp Olivas in Pampanga, Philippine National Police Chief Ronald [...]

September 5, 2016 Headlines, News, What The Papers Say

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