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My First Award: Nico Santos

"Superstore" actor Nico Santos smiles when thinking back to his first-ever award, won back home in the Philippines. (Jan. 17)            [Author: AP]
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Son boosts Korea’s Asian Cup hopes as Spurs sweat

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino will be like a nervous parent for the next two weeks as Son Heung-min tries to help South Korea end 59 years of Asian Cup hurt. The mercurial Tottenham forward, who played in the London club’s defeat by Manchester United three days earlier, had a hand in both goals as the Koreans beat China 2-0 on Wednesday to reach the last 16 as Group C winners. But Pochettino will be more concerned that Son not only started the game in Abu Dhabi, but comple...
Tags: South Korea, London, China, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Philippines, Manchester United, Kyrgyzstan, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Korea, United Arab Emirates, Son, Abu Dhabi


Movement To Find Alternative To Plastic Packaging Grows In Philippines

A young island man came to Manila for college and found a morass of plastic waste. Now he's found ways for Manila's poorest people to dig out, and shown how multinational companies create the problem.
Tags: News, Philippines, Manila


8 Hydrating Balms For When Your Skin Is Basically Sandpaper

There are some things about winter that are cute — wool sweaters, fuzzy earmuffs, a coating of fresh snow spotted from the comfort of your bedroom window — and others that just aren't, like dry, dull winter skin. When your skin inevitably decides to throw a head-to-toe tantrum involving chapped lips, cracked heels, dry patches, and flakiness, there's only one solution to turn to: multipurpose balms, armed and ready to soothe and coax your dry self into a much happier place.Traditionally thick a...
Tags: Amazon, Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Canada, Philippines, Miranda Kerr, Zakynthos Greece, Skinfix, Kopari Using


Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria, Ukraine, EU and India in coming months

Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security’ initiatives into more markets in the coming months ahead of several major votes in countries around the world. In an interview with the social networking giant confirmed it’s launching checks on political adverts on its platform in Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union, reiterating too that ad transparency measures will launch in India ahead of its general election. Although it still hasn’t confirmed how it will respond in ot...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Europe, Advertising Tech, Indonesia, Australia, Government, India, Nigeria, Israel, US, Social Media, Tech, European Union, Ukraine, Philippines


Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption. Xie Haojie (SHEE’-ye hao-JEE’-ye) was arrested on Sunday in Manila in an operation coordinated with Chinese authorities. The 49-year-old is wanted back home on charges of corruption that amounted to $210 million. Officials […]
Tags: News, China, Nation, Philippines, Manila, Manila Philippines, Nation & World, Xie Haojie


U.S. Supermarkets Get Spill-Detecting Robots, With Human Controllers in the Philippines

But there could be a human watching from behind its cartoonish googly eyes
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Philippines, Robotics, Overnight, Onetime


A Small Plastic Package Is A Big Culprit Of The Waste Filling Oceans

To really understand the plastic problem in countries like the Philippines, you have to understand how consumer goods there are packaged.
Tags: News, Philippines


More than 2,100 new Americans take oath of allegiance in Ontario

Immigrant Bertha Perez (left), 75 from Mexico City, applauds after officially becoming a United States citizen as her son Julio (right), also a United States citizen, sits next to her during the first of two U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization ceremonies at the Ontario Convention Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Over 2,100 immigrants, with the most coming from Mexico, the Philippines, China, El Salvador and South Korea, became United States Citizens. (Photo by Will Lester,...
Tags: South Korea, Politics, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, United States, Philippines, Mexico City, Local News, Ontario, Ventura, U S Citizenship and Immigration Services, Sheri Pym, Julio, Ontario Convention Center, National Politics


19 Facts That Will Make You Want to Visit the Philippines

The Philippines is an extremely rich place with tons of things to do. There are natural beauties, beaches, exciting tours, and lively cities. Plus the culture of its people is extremely rich and somewhat different from the one of the surrounding Asian countries. Making it a great, well-rounded destination. But not a lot of people know about the actual facts and interesting things about the country. So I’m sharing some with you. Facts That Will Make You Want to Visit the Philippines Philippin...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Asia, Southeast Asia, Spain, Philippines, Manila, Palawan, Phillippines, Philip II, Philippines Philippines, Camiguin, Palawan Sea, Philippines The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, Philippines Population


An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic Waste

Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.(Image credit: Jes Aznar for NPR)
Tags: Asia, News, Philippines, Jes Aznar


Passion 2019 highlights Scripture poverty among Deaf

USA (MNN) -- An oft-overlooked people group took the spotlight at the Passion 2019 conference earlier this month. Amber McNure with Deaf Bible Society says Deaf awareness grew as a young woman named Ira took the stage and signed her personal story. "Passion’s heart is for young people… and you have Ira, who’s currently 23, but when she started her ministry work she was just 21,” explains McNure. “Passion heard her story, and her story is really what convinced Passion to partner with Deaf Bi...
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Philippines Asian Cup destiny down to do-or-die match vs. Kyrgyz Republic

South Korea made a strong start to the Asia Cup with a win over the Philippines in Group C. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Uzbekistan prevailed 2-1 over Oman in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup opener courtesy of Eldor Shomurodov's late winner. Ritsu Doan added to Yuya Osaka's two goals to ensure Asian Cup favourites Japan kicked off their tournament with a 3-2 win. Ali Adnan...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Australia, China, Iraq, Football, Blog, Sport, Philippines, Dubai, Oman, Jordan, Vietnam, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Kyrgyz Republic


Apostolos Giannou, Jamie Maclaren ready to rival Andrew Nabbout for Australia's striker spot

After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Uzbekistan prevailed 2-1 over Oman in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup opener courtesy of Eldor Shomurodov's late winner. Ritsu Doan added to Yuya Osaka's two goals to ensure Asian Cup favourites Japan kicked off their tournament with a 3-2 win. Ali Adnan sealed a 3-2 win for Iraq over Vietnam in the Asian Cup in dramatic fashion, by netting a sublime 90...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Australia, Iraq, Football, Sport, Story, Philippines, Palestine, Dubai, Oman, Vietnam, Afc Asian Cup, Andrew Nabbout, Jamie Maclaren, Socceroos


Navy sub commander relieved of duty for hiring prostitutes in Philippines

Capt. Travis Zettel was relieved of duty last August; an NCIS investigation found he’d bought ‘female accompaniment’ for sailors.            [Author: Kitsap Sun]
Tags: News, Navy, Philippines, Kitsap Sun, Travis Zettel


In praise of pretrial-detention algorithms, the 'failure to appear fallacy,' Louisiana ↓ technical revocations, and other stories

Several national items merit Grits readers' attention here during the calm before the 86th Texas Legislature storm. Debtors-prison reform: Economic populism and the justice system The New York Times this week published a lengthy, excellent feature on how criminal fines and fees oppress the poor. Good analysis and background. Best evidence supports use of risk assessments in pretrial release decisions Some prominent heavyweight corrections researchers responded to criticisms in the press, not to ...
Tags: Texas, Law, Philippines, Aclu, New York Times, Louisiana, Harris County, FTA, Texas Legislature, Gritsforbreakfast, 86th Texas Legislature, Jennifer Skeem, Skeem, Intermediate Sanctions Facilities, Louisiana The Bayou State


Sven cancels dinner as China beat ‘street dogs’ 3-0 at Asian Cup

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Sour Swede Sven-Goran Eriksson scrapped dinner plans with old foe Marcello Lippi after China thrashed his Philippines side 3-0 on Friday to reach the last 16 of the Asian Cup. China’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Sport, Soccer, Philippines, Afp, Marcello Lippi, Sven, Sven Goran Eriksson, Abu Dhabi AFP


Sven cancels dinner as China punish Philippines 3-0 at Asian Cup

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Sour Swede Sven-Goran Eriksson scrapped dinner plans with old foe Marcello Lippi after China thrashed his Philippines side 3-0 on Friday to reach the last 16 of the Asian Cup. China’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Sport, Soccer, Philippines, Afp, Marcello Lippi, Sven, Sven Goran Eriksson, Abu Dhabi AFP


Facebook Banned 220 Pages, 73 Accounts and 29 Instagram Accounts in the Philippines

Facebook announced that it banned Twinmark Media Enterprises, a digital marketing group in the Philippines, and all of its subsidiaries from its platform for repeat violations of its policies on misrepresentation and spam. Head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher said in a Newsroom post that the ban encompasses 220 Facebook pages, 73 Facebook accounts and...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Philippines, Social Pro Daily, Nathaniel Gleicher, Twinmark Media Enterprises, Instagram Accounts


Wu magic sparks China to 3-0 Asian Cup win over Philippines

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Star striker Wu Lei fired a brilliant double as China beat the Philippines 3-0 on Friday to virtually assure their place in the last 16 of the Asian Cup. Marcello Lippi... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Sport, Soccer, Philippines, Afp, Wu, Wu Lei, Abu Dhabi AFP Star


Ticao: A Standout Island in the Philippines

Ticao, a small island in the Philippines, has something---it's like a distillation of the friendly Philippines vibe, with generosity, easy living and fish.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Philippines, Destinations, Ticao


China and South Korea progress in Asian Cup as Australia bounce back

After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. China and South Korea reached the Asian Cup last-16 knockout round on Friday with wins over the Philippines and Kyrgyzstan, respectively, as holders Australia bounced back to claim their first win of the tournament. Marcello Lippi's China side negotiated a potentially tricky clash with the Azkals thanks to a pair of high quality strikes from Wu Lei and a late header from Yu Da...
Tags: South Korea, Australia, China, Football, Sport, Story, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Afc Asian Cup, Marcello Lippi, Wu Lei, Yu Dabao, Jordan Australia, Palestine China


Facebook suspends Philippines media company’s accounts for scamming

Facebook has banned Twinmark Media Enterprises, a Philippines digital marketing group, because it was using fake accounts, leading users to ad farms, and selling access to their Facebook pages to increase distribution. “This organization has repeatedly violated our misrepresentation and spam... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Policy, Philippines, Misinformation, Fake News, Election Integrity, Twinmark Media Enterprises


Does God Want Me to Obey Him Out Of Duty or Joy?

It is a question Christians often ask: What is the relationship between obedience and joy? I was asked about this during a recent Ask Me Anything event in Philippines (which followed a sermon I gave that focused on Romans 8:1: “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus”). Here is my answer. Transcript How should Christians strike a balance between obedience out of duty and obedience out of joy in the Christian walk? Well, Christian hedonism...
Tags: Blogging, Philippines, Piper, Vlog, Joy, John Piper, Obey


Philippines players at Asian Cup holding out hope despite pair of group losses

Philippines stars Manny Ott and Phil Younghusband insist that the Azkals can still reach the knockout stage of the 2019 Asian Cup despite sitting at the bottom of Group C after a 3-0 loss to China on Friday, a second successive defeat in the tournament being hosted in the United Arab Emirates. Two wonder goals from We Lei and a late strike from Yu Dabao gave Marcello Lippi's men the victory in Abu Dhabi. Team Dragon now have six points from the first two games and move into the round of 16 ...
Tags: China, Football, Sport, Story, Philippines, Afc Asian Cup, Marcello Lippi, Group C, Phil Younghusband, Manny Ott, Yu Dabao, United Arab Emirates Two, Abu Dhabi Team Dragon


Manila's 'trolley boys'

How a homeless community in the Philippines is ferrying passengers around on 'borrowed' rails.
Tags: News, Philippines, Manila


Sven’s ‘street dogs’ put Philippines on Asian Cup map

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – They may not be able to bend it quite like David Beckham, but Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Philippines have made an instant impact in their first appearance at the Asian Cup. Ranked a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Philippines, David Beckham, Abu Dhabi, Afp, Sven, Sven Goran Eriksson


Pairing With Durian Desserts

Yet another list specifying more than 150 dishes in tiny print, all on a piece of 8 X 11 glossy paper! This time it is the menu of the newly opened “SweetHoney Dessert”, hailing from Hong Kong. The menu section entitled “Glutinous Rice Balls” lists 12 sweet courses, including Sweet Potato Soup with Glutinous Rice Balls, Sweet Ginger Soup with Glutinous Rice Balls, and Sesame Soup with Glutinous Rice Balls. If the verbatim specification of “Glutinous Rice Balls” for each item could be eliminated...
Tags: Tea, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Durian, Commentary, Tea Pairings, Dessert Pairings, Hong Kong The menu, Glutinous Rice Balls Sweet Ginger Soup, Glutinous Rice Balls and Sesame Soup, Durian Mochi Durian Pancake


He’s been president a week – and already Bolsonaro is damaging Brazil | Eliane Brum

Jair Bolsonaro’s messianic brand of capitalism threatens minorities and the rainforest that protects the planetThe world needs to understand what Brazil has become, before it’s too late. Jair Messias Bolsonaro’s Brazil is not just another country that elected a far-right president at a time when the world’s most powerful nation is led by Donald Trump. It’s not just South America’s version of the current trend of countries sliding into authoritarianism, like we’ve seen in Hungary, Poland, Turkey ...
Tags: Climate Change, Americas, World news, Philippines, LGBT rights, Brazil, South America, Donald Trump, Eliane Brum, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Hungary Poland Turkey, Jair Messias Bolsonaro


Sins of 2018 Forgiven as #SaudiArabia, #Turkey Sell Dollar Bonds - Bloomberg

Sins of 2018 Forgiven as Saudi Arabia, Turkey Sell Dollar Bonds - Bloomberg:Saudi Arabia and Turkey persuaded global investors to overlook last year’s unsavory headlines as they sought to sell new U.S. dollar-denominated bonds. The secret: juicier yields.The kingdom kicked off the new year by selling $7.5 billion in dollar debt, while Turkey is offering as much as $2 billion of notes. Both governments offered a premium to their current 10-year yields, a welcome sign for money managers.The two na...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, Turkey, Philippines, Federal Reserve, Saudi Arabia Turkey, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, SaudiArabia Turkey Sell Dollar Bonds Bloomberg