You are here

Breaking News

Ben&Ben hopes to be with ‘Liwanag’ in 1st major concert this pandemic

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 00:10
For Ben&Ben, the thought of holding a major concert in the middle of a pandemic is "bittersweet." "It's sweet in a sense that everything we have been doing or creating has led us to this point. But we would have definitely loved our "Liwanag" (the fan club) and everyone who has been there with us since we started out to be with us in one venue," Ben&Ben's Paolo Guico said in a virtual conference for the nine-piece band's digital show "Kuwaderno" tomorrow on the online content site KTX. Shot at the Araneta Coliseum, the concert is named after the group's second studio album "Pebble House Vol. 1: Kuwaderno." The 13-track collection is inspired by the members' stories, lea...

Keep on reading: Ben&Ben hopes to be with ‘Liwanag’ in 1st major concert this pandemic
Categories: Breaking News

Big carmakers show they too can gain from the electric car shake-up

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 23:42
Startup automakers, like Lucid and Rivian, often make the point that, as Tesla has shown, electric car shoppers are open to trying new brands. What's true for startups, though, is also true for big automakers like Ford, General Motors and Volkswagen.
Categories: Breaking News

‘Kahit tarp ko pa yan’: Pasig’s Vico Sotto bans posting of election materials on public property

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 23:26
MANILA, Philippines --- Placing political aspirants' campaign materials like posters, tarpaulins, and even ribbons on Pasig City's public properties is not allowed, Mayor Vico Sotto said on Friday. In a tweet, Sotto shared a copy of the memorandum addressed to Lt. Col. Rodrigo de Dios, head of Pasig City Police Station's Peace and Order Department, instructing the police officers to remove any campaign materials either for electioneering or commercial purposes that are placed on public spaces. The ban, Sotto says, would include even posters of him for his reelection bid in 2022. "I instructed our personnel through the City Admin to remove election-related materials posted in PUB...

Keep on reading: ‘Kahit tarp ko pa yan’: Pasig’s Vico Sotto bans posting of election materials on public property
Categories: Breaking News

Robredo sees need for mechanism to hear out human rights grievances in military ops

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 23:01
MANILA, Philippines --- Vice President Leni Robredo said that there should be a way to hear grievances about possible human rights abuses in the conduct of military operations amid recent claims that the military operations in Iloilo were in violation of international human rights laws. Robredo on Friday said this after being asked about a local rights group's assertions that the military operations in Miag-ao, Iloilo last Wednesday was a carnage, as the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) supposedly used airstrikes and excessive force against communist rebels. According to the Vice President, if there are such complaints, these should be heard through a platform and not merely b...

Keep on reading: Robredo sees need for mechanism to hear out human rights grievances in military ops
Categories: Breaking News

50 Cent apologizes for mocking Madonna's photos

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:49
50 Cent is sorry for poking fun at Madonna.
Categories: Breaking News

Biden administration shipping 9 million vaccine doses to Africa

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:39
White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeffrey Zients is set to announce the Biden administration is shipping 11 million vaccines doses abroad on Friday, with 9 million going to Africa and another 2 million to other countries around the world, according to remarks obtained by CNN.
Categories: Breaking News

Book private watch parties at these luxurious cinemas for as low as ₱5,500

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:36
Megaworld Cinemas is unwrapping a blockbuster treat to movie lovers this Holiday season as they can now give the gift of entertainment by booking their own private watch parties at its state-of-the-art cinemas. Movie fans can catch the latest blockbuster films and enjoy it exclusively with their loved ones as Megaworld Cinemas is offering exclusive Private Watch Parties from December 3 to 24, from Mondays to Thursdays, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM.   Customers can book Megaworld Cinemas' signature luxurious Ultra Cinemas or as low as 5,500 for 10 pax. One of the most sought-after movie theaters for film lovers, Megaworld Cinemas' Ultra Cinema boasts stunning theaters complete ...

Keep on reading: Book private watch parties at these luxurious cinemas for as low as ₱5,500
Categories: Breaking News

Robredo: Insurgency cannot be solved by bullets alone

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:10
MANILA, Philippines --- Vice President Leni Robredo says the government's fight against communist insurgency cannot be won through pure military solution, stressing that the root cause of the decades-long armed struggle must be addressed, too. Robredo during her visit to Iloilo City on Friday was asked to react to reports that scores of alleged guerillas in Miag-ao town in Iloilo were killed by government troopers during a firefight last December 1. "Ako isa rin ako sa very consistent --- very consistent sa aking stand na 'yong insurgency hindi siya mareresolba with purely military solutions. And the AFP agrees with us," Robredo, referring to the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

Keep on reading: Robredo: Insurgency cannot be solved by bullets alone
Categories: Breaking News

Marcus Lamb's career and anti-vax message speak to power of Christian broadcasters

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:03
At least five conservative radio hosts who warned their audiences against the vaccine have died of Covid in recent months. But the death of Marcus Lamb this week highlights a different network of misinformation that has nearly as broad a reach in conservative circles but receives far less attention in political media: conservative Christian broadcasters.
Categories: Breaking News

Yorkshire County Cricket Club: Amid racism scandal fallout, first-team coach and director of cricket among staff to leave

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:59
First-team coach Andrew Gale, Director of Cricket Martyn Moxon and all members of Yorkshire County Cricket Club's (YCCC) coaching staff have left, the team announced in a statement on Friday, amid an ongoing racism scandal's fallout.
Categories: Breaking News

22 years after 13-year-old girl's murder, an arrest that made history

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:52
CNN was granted exclusive access as the NYPD re-opened the cold case of 13-year-old Minerliz Soriano's murder. For nearly four years, the department's top detectives & forensics lab kept the case alive, culminating in a history-making arrest 22 years after her body was found in a dumpster.
Categories: Breaking News

CNN goes inside Covid-19 sequencing lab

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:52
CNN's Dianne Gallagher gets access inside a North Carolina lab that is sequencing Covid-19 variants.
Categories: Breaking News

'It is torture': Canada's lower house passes passes bill banning conversion therapy

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:46
CNN's Bianca Nobilo speaks with Marci Ien, Canada's Minister for Women and Gender Equality, after lawmakers in the country's House of Commons unanimously passed a bill banning conversion therapy practices.
Categories: Breaking News

TV OT: Joyful holiday viewing, plus Netflix celebrates ... going to the movies?

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:43
Oh, the weather outside is...pleasant, actually. But I live in Los Angeles. If you don't: Bundle up. It's time for TV OT.
Categories: Breaking News

Hamilton speaks out on human rights ahead of Saudi F1 debut

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:43
Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton expressed concern about human rights in Saudi Arabia on Thursday and indicated he did not feel comfortable about having to race in the kingdom. Saudi Arabia is hosting a grand prix for the first time this weekend, a night race around a street circuit in Jeddah, with rights groups accusing the country of using the event to deflect scrutiny from abuses. Hamilton, the sport's most successful driver, said he had received a warm welcome on arrival but felt "duty-bound" to speak out. The Briton, who has used his platform to campaign for diversity and equality, said the Liberty Media-owned sport needed to do more. He wore a Pr...

Keep on reading: Hamilton speaks out on human rights ahead of Saudi F1 debut
Categories: Breaking News

'West Side Story' reimagines the original in Steven Spielberg's vibrant showcase for its stars

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:41
The new "West Side Story" doesn't entirely answer the most obvious question, which is why essentially remake a 60-year-old classic. Director Steven Spielberg nevertheless justifies the effort as a dazzling showcase for this generation's talent, in a film whose ties to lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who died last month, adds to its emotional resonance.
Categories: Breaking News

Carl Jammes Martin faces test vs PH champion Mark Anthony Geraldo

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:36
MANILA, Philippines---Unbeaten pugilist Carl Jammes Martin aims to take his first Philippine title in the super bantamweight division when he takes on champion Mark Anthony Geraldo in just the third 12-rounder of his career. Martin, (17-0, 15 knockouts) will try to snatch away the Philippine Games and Amusements Board super bantamweight championship from Geraldo (38-9-3) on Saturday at The Flash Grand Ballroom inside Elorde Sports Complex in Paraaque. Geraldo, 30, looks to be the toughest opponent yet for the 22-year-old Martin with the 14-year veteran the only man to beat IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas. "This could be the best and most difficult fight that I have becau...

Keep on reading: Carl Jammes Martin faces test vs PH champion Mark Anthony Geraldo
Categories: Breaking News

Fact-checking 4 Biden claims about the economy

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:27
President Joe Biden has spoken regularly about the economy in the past month -- trying at once to reassure Americans about inflation, draw attention to job growth and earn support for his signature infrastructure and social spending proposals.
Categories: Breaking News

Pages

Subscribe to seafarertimes.com aggregator - Breaking News