KAAMULAN FESTIVAL is an ethnic cultural festival held annually in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon in the Philippines. Started as a festival on May 15, 1974, Kaamulan (from the Binukid word “amul” meaning to gather) is held to celebrate the culture and tradition of the seven ethnic tribal groups — Bukidnon, Higaonon, Talaandig, Manobo, Matigsalug, Tigwahanon and Umayamnon — that originally inhabit the province. Here, participants join the Kaamulan parade on bamboo poles. (Photo courtesy of Remo Aguilar).
MANILA – “Hate speech, bullying, threats of rape or injury is actionable.”That’s a warning from Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon, who made the statement through her Twitter account amid the rising cases of online bullying over election issues.. Full story...
DOJ chief confirms probe on Davao death squad
MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has confirmed its investigation on the alleged unexplained killings perpetrated by the Davao death squad (DDS) and the supposed involvement of presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the group.
Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones in UFC 200 main event, July 9
There was no surprise on Wednesday when the UFC announced on “Good Morning America” that the main event of UFC 200 will be a rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and interim champion Jon Jones for the light heavyweight belt on July 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. . Full story...
Presidential candidates reveal plans for solving country’s traffic problem
We have two weeks left until we head for the polls to elect a new President. As concerned motorists, we’re hoping that the new head of state will be someone who has the capability and know-how to face the country’s horrible traffic situation--an issue which presidential hopefuls tackled during last night’s ABS-CBN-organized debate at the University of Pangasinan.
World Book Day – NanieGuanlao and his free library in Manila
In the Makati district of Manila in the Philippines, there’s a large sign outside the front of an otherwise unassuming house stating “free reading to the public”. Over the last fifteen years, Ernando ‘Nanie’ Guanlao has transformed his home into a library, open to anyone and everyone.
Starting with only 100 books, the 63 year-old former accountant has spent the last years collecting books for the library. He now piles up more than 1,000 books every year.
“My home, my library. It’s free, for everybody. You’re welcome to drop in, to talk to me, to see me, enjoy my place”, Nanie says, “books are my mission, they are here simply to make people happy.”
The WorldRemit app helps people support initiatives like this back home by letting them send money straight from their smartphone, instead of having to travel to a money transfer agent. Those receiving money– often in developing countries - can collect the funds as mobile money, bank transfer, for cash pickup or as a mobile airtime top-up.
WorldRemit’s service is available to senders in 50 countries. It offers transfers to more than 125 destinations across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas. WorldRemit customers send 400,000 transfers every month.
James Reid is more motivated to work since it means spending time with Nadine Lustre
James Reid said that he is glad to be doing a movie again after starring in the hit Kapamilya teleserye On the Wings of Love. The actor is set to topbill the upcoming movie This Time opposite his girlfriend Nadine Lustre. Full story...
New anti-movie piracy and Illegal downloading campaign launched
In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day last April 26, exhibitors, movie studios, TV show creators, indie filmmakers, music producers, as well as government agencies teamed up to drive awareness on the impact of internet-based infringement and to strongly encourage Filipinos to patronize safe and legal sources for entertainment content. Full story...
MANILA (Nov. 10, 2012) -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Canada and the Philippines that will create new opportunities for Canadian businesses in the defence and security sector. Full story...
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The good news is that the attempts were foiled. We all know the bad news: those who have tried hacking the website of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will keep trying. BSP officials are aware that the attempts serve as reminders to continually upgrade measures against cybercrime.
Every day from Monday to Saturday my office deals with immigration issues but some times the file is so unique that for so many reasons I need to get directly involved. Full Article..
Ang Dakilang Kwentong Kinuwento ni Hesus
PASTOR JUNIE JOSUE - AGENT 777 | RUTH JOSUE
May paraan ng pagkukwento ang Panginoong Hesus ng siya ay nagturo noong siya ay nasa lupa pa. Ito ay mga kwento na kung tawagin ay parables o talinhaga. Mga kwento na naghahalimbawa ng ispirtwal at moral na mensahe mula sa Diyos. Ang isa sa pinaka kamangha manghang talinhaga ay ang talinhaga ng Alibughang Anak. Ito ay nasa Lukas 15:11-24; “Sinabi ni Jesus: May isang lalaking may dalawang anak na lalaki.Ang nakakabatang anak ay nagsabi sa kaniyang ama: Ama, ibigay mo sa akin ang bahagi ng mga ari-arian na nauukol sa akin. Binahagi ng ama sa kanila ang kaniyang kabuhayan. Full Article...
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We have just celebrated Family Day (Louis Riel Day in Manitoba). For a family to thrive, we need to have couples who are committed to their marriage.
What are you going to wear to ensure that yours will be enduring and satisfying marriage? The apostle Paul in Colossians 3:12-17, has some suggestions for a marriage wardrobe. Full Article...
Who pays for health care?
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Health events are a fact of life, but many Canadians underestimate the cost of health care. Between government health care plans and employer benefits, we’ve come to expect that we’re covered for anything that comes along. But there are many aspects that are not included in these plans and resisting that reality could lead to a stack of unexpected medical bills.