Sen. Pacquioa gives House & Lot to Ice Cream vendor

Marcelino Entia, an ice cream vendor, thought he was just dreaming. Entia didn’t expect, even in his wildest dream, to meet personally his boxing idol, Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao had just finished attending a church service and was about to go home when the ice cream vendor passed by. One of Pacquiao’s security escorts called up Entia to buy an ice cream. A delectable ice cream stick is perfect for a snack during that hot Sunday noon. It all started from a casual conversation — a humble senator, munching an ice…

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Martial Artist Jet Li’s Frail Appearance & Transformation Shocked The World

The martial artist Jet Li’s transformation due to illness shocked the world and raised the concern of his beloved die-hard fans. Li Lianjie or popularly known as Jet Li is a Chinese martial artist and action star who rose to fame during 80’s because of his martial arts skills. The action star has been already featured in numerous films and movie projects and earned thousands or even millions of fans all around the world. Recently, Jet Li has visited Tibet and shocked his fans because of his aged and frail…

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Nat’l museum shows oldest proof of hominin existence in PH

The National Museum has announced the publication of the article titled “Earliest known hominin activity in the Philippines by 709,000 years ago” in the May 10, 2018 issue of the journal Nature. In a press briefing on Thursday, National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) Director Jeremy Robert Barns discussed the details of the article which presented the oldest evidence for the occupation of hominins — species generally of the genus Homo including Homo Sapiens or modern humans — in the Philippines. Barns said the article “relates the discovery of an…

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Bacolod fest showcases ‘original, best’ grilled chicken

Three hundred meters of smoking barbecue grills lined up Araneta Street here on Saturday afternoon as the city staged the first Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival to cement its status as the home of the country’s best grilled chicken. “It’s very delicious,” said the event’s guest of honor, Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev, after tasting the famed inasal. The envoy was toured by city officials led by Mayor Evelio Leonardia during the grilling ceremony which started around 5 p.m., and he joined them in a boodle fight with a group of streetchildren…

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Palace welcomes Duterte’s inclusion in Time Magazine’s cover photo

Malacañang on Friday attributed the inclusion of President Rodrigo R. Duterte on the cover photo and top story of Time Magazine to his strong and decisive leadership. “Regardless of slant, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has demonstrated strong and decisive leadership – a quality appreciated by Filipinos as evidenced by the Chief Executive’s high satisfaction, approval, trust and performance ratings,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press statement. Aside from Duterte, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have been featured by…

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The search for the next Boracay: Gigantes Islands, Iloilo

The Gigantes Group of Islands, popularly known as Isla de Gigantes, which means “Islands of Giants” in Spanish, are a remote cluster of islands in the northernmost part of Iloilo province in the Philippines. The Gigantes Islands consists of about 10 islands, the two largest being Gigantes Norte (North Gigantes) and Gigantes Sur (South Gigantes). The chain of islands located in Panay in Western Visayas is located on the opposite corner of the world-famous Boracay and offers a different kind of beach experience. Though the islands have become more popular…

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Google celebrates Levi Celerio’s 108th birthday with a special doodle

MANILA — Google celebrates one of the Philippines’ most prominent composer and lyricist, Levi Celerio, with a special doodle. Born on April 30, 1910, this year marks what could have been Celerio’s 108th birthday. While he wrote the lyrics for more than 4,000 Filipino folk songs and love songs, Celerio is perhaps best known for playing music using leaves. This talent has earned him an entry in the Guiness Book of World Records. In 1997, Celerio was named National Artist for Music and Literature by then-President Fidel V. Ramos for…

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Viral ‘Rescue’ Videos Ignite Dispute Between Philippines And Kuwait

Philippine authorities say they have conveyed to Kuwait their “strong surprise and great displeasure” over the Gulf country’s decision to expel their envoy within a week. The expulsion announced Wednesday aims to punish Ambassador Renato Pedro Villa for the release of several viral videos last week that purported to depict the rescue of Filipino domestic workers. In the videos, which an official with the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs posted online, a man and woman hurry into the black SUV apparently waiting to whisk them away. The scene, in the words of one prominent…

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Underwater chapel, bagong atraksyon sa Biliran

An underwater chapel named “Capilla del Mar” is the new attraction waiting for tourists visiting the picturesque Higatangan Island in Naval, Biliran. Mayor Gerard Espina on Wednesday said they submerged a 12-foot cross and eight benches as a new destination for divers of Higatangan Island. The benches symbolized the eight towns of Biliran province. The local government set up the cross and benches on Sunday with a depth of 25 to 30 feet in the site identified by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources as ideal for snorkeling and…

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Unique Idea Of Falling In Line Goes Viral, Earns Different Reactions Online

Unique Idea Of Falling In Line Goes Viral, Earns Different Reactions Online A unique idea of falling in line goes viral and garnered different reactions from the netizens after it was posted on the social media. Filipino people have been very popular in different countries all around the world for being artistic, creative, resourceful, and […] The post Unique Idea Of Falling In Line Goes Viral, Earns Different Reactions Online appeared first on Philippine News. Go to Source Author: Jay Nelz

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