Day: September 7, 2020

Western Visayas, Mindanao to have cloudy skies, rains due to ITCZ

MANILA, Philippines — The Western Visayas region and Mindanao will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms on Tuesday due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). “Dahil sa epekto ng ITCZ, ang Western Visayas at buong Mindanao ay makakaranas ng maulap na kalangitan […]

Triple One Deliver New Single ‘Salina’

Triple One have dropped the second single, ‘Salina’, from their forthcoming debut album, which is due out next month. ‘Salina’ is a slow-burning but still thumping track that sees the Sydney four-piece draw clear inspiration from the emo-rap pioneers of our generation, like Juice WRLD and Lil Uzi Vert. “‘Salina’ is about heartbreak and how […]

Caribbean Thrive as the Best for Citizenship by Investment, New 2020 CBI Index Finds

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On September 7th, Professional Wealth Management (PWM) magazine, a publication from the Financial Times, released the fourth edition of its annual report: ‘A Guide to Global Citizenship: The 2020 CBI Index.’ It evaluates all active citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes in the world and ranks them against nine pillars […]

‘Act of an American lackey,’ Makabayan bloc says of Duterte’s pardon of Pemberton

MANILA, Philippines — The Makabyan bloc in the House of Representatives on Monday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s granting of “absolute pardon” to US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was convicted for the death of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude. Bayan Muna Rep. Ferdinand Gaite called the move “an act of an American lackey,” […]

Senate adopts report on PhilHealth

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate adopted on Monday the Committee of the Whole report that recommended the filing of criminal charges against officials of Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), particularly Health Secretary Francisco Duque III as chair of the state insurer. In Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte, joined by select Cabinet officials including Duque, defended his […]

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