Former Bohol mayor gets 22 years for unauthorized travels

Former Bohol mayor gets 22 years for unauthorized …

Ex-mayor Apolinaria Balistoy of the municipality of Cortes has fled the country by the time the anti-graft court rules on the six-year-old cases MANILA, Philippines – The anti-graft court has sentenced the former mayor of Cortes, Bohol, to 22 years in prison for  traveling without authority and for falsifying documents to liquidate the public funds she had used.  The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division found Apolinaria Balistoy guilty of graft and...

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Mt. Pico de Loro in Cavite to reopen on January 12

Mt. Pico de Loro in Cavite to reopen on January 12

The popular hiking destination will reopen after six years of rehabilitation MANILA, Philippines – Mt. Pico de Loro, one of the most popular hiking destinations in the country, is reopening on January 12, according to the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) of Mounts Palay-Palay–Mataas-na-Gulod Protected Landscape. With an iconic monolith attracting day hikers and seasoned mountaineers alike, Pico de Loro underwent rehabilitation on October...

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Marcos brings home ‘promise of new investments,’ Maharlika Fund tips from Swiss trip

Marcos brings home 'promise of new investments,' M …

MANILA, Philippines – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said on Saturday, January 21, that his “crucial participation” at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland yielded “beneficial outcomes” for the country in the form of potential investments, as well as solicited advice on the proposed Maharlika Investment Fund. “The trip has yielded beneficial outcomes relative to new trade and investment opportunities, and key partnerships...

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Marcos brings ‘secret weapon’ to 48-hour China visit

Marcos brings ‘secret weapon’ to 48-hour China …

MANILA, Philippines – It’s a quick trip – a 48-hour one, in fact – but President Ferdinand Marcos Jr is pulling out all the stops in his first state visit to China from January 3 to 5. Play Video In his departure speech at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on Tuesday, January 3, Marcos pointed out that he would be accompanied by his “secret weapon on these trips,” former president and House Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Play Video His...

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Filipino Americans in California make their voices heard to ‘Stop the Hate’

Filipino Americans in California make their voices …

The 'Stop the Hate' campaign has led to funding for direct services for victims and survivors of hate crimes while facilitating anti-hate prevention measures through arts and cultural work This story is published in partnership with SoJannelleTV, a magazine show about Filipinos in North America. For Asian Americans, the recent mass shootings in California have brought a national epidemic to their front doorstep. Though the shootings in Monterey...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Subway ROW acquisition very challenging DOTr

Intellasia East Asia News - Subway ROW acquisition …

The government will spend P11.26 billion to acquire the right of way (ROW) in the initial segment of the Metro Manila Subway, but finishing the project by 2028 has become challenging due to a looming conflict with the upper class. Based on documents obtained by The STAR, the allocation will be used to pay for the 12 percent value added tax and customs duties of equipment to be deployed in the project. However, a hefty chunk of the budget will...

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WASHINGTON - The US Justice Department announced Thursday it had shut down the Hive ransomware operation,...

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