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13 informants receive P3.2-M in cash rewards for helping govt anti-drug operations

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:21:23 +0000

THIRTEEN informants received cash rewards amounting to P3.2 millionfrom the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Wednesday for providing information that led to 19 successful anti-drug operations. The informants who…READ

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Filipino women spend more time on Pornhub – report

Credit to Author: ARIC JOHN SY CUA| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:12:26 +0000

THE Philippines tallied the highest number of female visitors on controversial website Pornhub, its year in review said. With a proportion of 38 percent, Filipino women visited the website more…READ

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Muntinlupa’s ninth most wanted nabbed

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:15:40 +0000

The Muntinlupa City police arrested the ninth most wanted person in Muntinlupa and 45 others in the week-long Simultaneous Anti-Criminality and Law Enforcement Operation. Muntinlupa police chief Senior Supt. Gerardo Umayao said among those apprehended was Bobby Abillo, 37, of San Guillermo St., Putatan, Muntinlupa, the ninth most wanted person in the city who is […]


DND, AFP laud martial law extension

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:00:51 +0000

The Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines are grateful for the overwhelming vote of confidence of legislators as well as the strong support of the Filipino people, especially Mindanaoans, on the third extension of martial law in Mindanao. In a statement, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that he is “joyed […]


‘Angkas’ fears displacement of 25,000 riders due to TRO

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:45:33 +0000

Motorcycle-ride hailing app “Angkas” said on Wednesday the livelihood of its at least 25,000 bikers is at risk following the  Supreme Court Temporary Restraining Order against its operations. Angkas head of operations David Medrana said they are “saddened” by the TRO. “This order comes at a time when hundreds of thousands of commuters need the […]


House issues resolution urging Duterte to fire Ben Diokno

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:30:08 +0000

The House of Representatives on Wednesday night unanimously adopted a resolution urging President Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. The appeal came a day after Diokno’s appearance in the “Question Hour” that the House called to clear the air over the controversies  surrounding  the multi-billion peso insertions in allocations for infrastructure projects to be implemented next […]



Vice News

‘The Innocent Man’ Director Explains How Coerced Confessions Work

Credit to Author: Beckett Mufson| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:14:29 +0000

Two brutal murders rocked the town of Ada, Oklahoma to its core. But Netflix’s new true crime series reveals how police undermined the whole notion of justice to resolve them.


Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Credit to Author: Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:31:56 +0000

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.


Get Ready for ‘Selena: The Series,’ a New Netflix Show About Latin Pop Star Selena

Credit to Author: Drew Schwartz| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:06:35 +0000

The singer behind hits like “Como La Flor” and “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom.”


Immigration

Film chronicles Pardeep Nagra’s fight to keep beard in boxing ring

Credit to Author: Baisakhi Roy| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:59:12 +0000

Tiger the movie about Sikh-Canadian boxer Pardeep Nagra is released Sikh-Canadian boxer Pardeep Nagra famously battled the beard ban in Canadian amateur boxing in 1999. Almost two decades later, his fight is the subject of a new movie. Nagra is both amused and annoyed as he recounts his recent experience at a Mississauga theatre screening […]


NFB film ‘Things Arab Men Say’ says a lot about stereotypes

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:43:26 +0000

Canadian Immigrant presents National Film Board films on immigration and diversity The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a federal cultural agency within the portfolio of the Canadian Heritage Department. Its mission is to provide, through film, “new perspectives on Canada and the world from Canadian points of view” — and immigrant voices have been a big […]


Canada, more than 160 other countries adopt UN migration pact

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:14:10 +0000

Canada joined more than 160 United Nations member states in adopting a new negotiated agreement on international migration Monday.  The non-binding United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration sets out 23 objectives for improving international cooperation on all forms of migration, from refugees to skilled workers. While underscoring the need to address […]


Sports

Carmelo Anthony is the last great American ball hog

Gregg Popovich says there’s no beauty in basketball anymore. Melo’s fall helps make his case.


Sources: QB Smith fights infection after surgeries
Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is dealing with an infection caused by complications from multiple surgeries on his broken leg, sources confirmed to ESPN.


Spoiler alert: If no playoffs, OBJ would relish role
Odell Beckham Jr. is ready to make sure “somebody else is coming home with us” if the Giants are eliminated from the playoff race and forced into playing the role of spoiler.


McCarthy visited Lambeau twice after firing
After the Green Bay Packers fired coach Mike McCarthy on Sunday, they let him come back Tuesday to speak with his coaching staff, and again Wednesday to address the players.


New Terps coach has support of McNair’s dad
New Maryland coach Mike Locksley and Marty McNair, the father of Terrapins player Jordan McNair, who died from heatstroke following a team practice, have a common tragic bond.


No. 3 ranked prospect Carey Jr. picks Duke
Center Vernon Carey Jr. joins a 2019 Duke recruiting class that includes five-star wing Wendell Moore along with ESPN 100 combo guard Boogie Ellis.