Day: February 27, 2020

G Flip Has Been Awarded The $30k Levi’s Music Prize

NewsWritten by Laura English on February 28, 2020 Breakout artist, producer and multi-instrumentalist G Flip has been awarded the latest Levi’s Music Prize. The Levi’s Music Prize is determined by a panel of international judges. They select four Australian and New Zealand artists from the Brisbane music conference. Each artist receives $25k cash with an additional $5k in […]

Fair Friday weather seen, with episodes of cloudy skies, drizzles

MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or “amihan” and localized thunderstorms are expected to bring cloudy skies and trigger light rains nationwide, the state weather bureau said Friday. In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that cloudy skies with light rains are expected in Batanes and […]

Slowly Slowly — Race Car Blues

Slowly Slowly have been steadily climbing the ranks in the Aussie emo scene at a rate that, well, to make the obvious joke, contradicts their name. Since the release of their second album, St Leonards, the Melbourne boys have been collecting milestones, not to mention praise for their emo-punk efforts. They’ve found themselves supporting Amy […]

Calabarzon under state ‍of calamity

President Rodrigo Duterte has placed Calabarzon under a state of calamity in the wake of Taal Volcano’s eruption in January that affected nearly half a million people in the region. The President released on Thursday Proclamation No. 906, which he signed on Feb. 21, putting the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon under […]

Lacson: Cabinet members worried about VFA scrapping

National defense chair Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday warned that a “good number” of Cabinet members “have apprehensions and reservations” about President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision on the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) and are worried about its possible effects. “Many (of the Cabinet members) are just afraid (to tell) the President … While they are expressing […]

Sandigan upholds conviction of mayor, 2 others

The Sandiganbayan Third Division has upheld its conviction of former Hinabangan, Western Samar, Mayor Alejandro Abarratigue and two others for their irregular purchase of a parcel of land in 2008. Abarratigue and his coaccused, Municipal Treasurer Raul Roberto Tapia and Administrative Officer II Analiza Mabonga Bagro, were earlier sentenced to up to 10 years imprisonment. […]

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