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What to expect at Metropolitan Theater’s April 27 ‘soft opening’

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 04:03
Initially targeted for reopening in 2020, the Manila Metropolitan Theater is finally opening its doors on April 27 as part of the Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines, particularly the 500th anniversary of the victory at Mactan. The opening is going to be one of the day's highlights with cultural performances to be held inside the restored theater. Completed in 1931, this iconic building was designed by Juan Arellano in the Art Deco style. A number of sculptural pieces in and out of the building, notably that of Adam and Eve in the lobby, were by Italian expatriate sculptor Francesco Riccardo Monti. It was damaged during World War II, restored in 1970s by Arellano's ...

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Global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpasses 100 million

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:52
The world has now surpassed 100 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It's a figure that seemed almost unimaginable 12 months ago, when the first case had only just been confirmed on US soil.
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Biden confronts Putin over several issues in first call, White House says

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:49
President Joe Biden held his first call Tuesday with his Russian counterpart, according to the White House, confronting President Vladimir Putin over a range of issues from a recent massive cyberattack to the suspected poisoning of the country's leading opposition figure.
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Rafael Nadal comments on the Australian Open

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:47
Rafael Nadal says he feels "privileged" to be playing in this year's Australian Open as he called on his fellow starts to have a "wider perspective" on the mandatory quarantine period ahead of the tournament.
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Cinemalaya now accepting short film entries

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:44
Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2021 is now accepting entries for its Short Film Category. Interested filmmakers must submit their application on or before March 5, 6 p.m. to the Film, Broadcast, and New Media Division, fourth floor of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. Only entries by Filipino filmmakers are accepted to the Short Feature Category. Those submitting their entries must provide the following: the final work in MP4 format, with violator/watermark, properly labeled with title, production company, address and contact numbers, production date, director's name and running time (which should not exceed 20 minutes inclusive of c...

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Bienvenido Noriega Jr.: ‘The best playwright we ever produced’

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:42
In his short but extremely productive life, the playwright Bienvenido M. Noriega Jr. managed to achieve enviable success in two disparate disciplines, theater and economics. His academic record is just as impressive: University of the Philippines (UP), BA Economics, cum laude and class valedictorian, 1971; Harvard University, Master in Public Administration, 1979, straight A student. He died of cancer in 1994. In 1995, Ateneo de Manila University posthumously conferred upon Noriega its prestigious Tanglaw ng Lahi Award, which noted: "The significance of Noriega's achievement in Theater and Film will be impoverished unless it is put in place with his career in banking and government se...

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Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trial

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:39
Senators were sworn in for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Tuesday amid an immediate challenge to the constitutionality of the trial from a Republican ally of the former President.
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Belmonte to UP Diliman: QC will protect academic freedom

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:39
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has assured students and officials of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus that the city government supports and will protect academic freedom amid recent events. In a statement on Tuesday, Belmonte said she knows --- being a former lecturer at UP --- how important academic freedom is in ensuring that educational institutions bring the best out of their students. "I was a lecturer at the UP before, and I know how important academic freedom is in an educational institution. True learning will only happen in an environment where there is a free discourse of ideas by all members of the community," Belmonte said. ...

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‘UP is hallowed ground for activism and dissent, not rebellion’

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:23
In a Jan. 15 letter made public on Jan. 18, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana terminated the 1989 University of the Philippines-Department of National Defense (UP-DND) accord, an agreement signed by then Defense Secretary Fidel Ramos and then UP president Jose Abueva. Included in that agreement was a provision that prevents state forces from entering the campuses of UP without prior notification given to the school administration. Lorenzana has declared the agreement "obsolete," calling UP a "hotbed" of communist recruiters and a "safe haven" for the enemies of the State---the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) in particular. The move has angered and al...

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Haberman reveals list of Republicans Trump wants to 'punish'

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:07
President Trump is looking to retaliate against several Republicans including Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, according to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.
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Madz of Route 196 needs your help

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:04
If you've ever hung out at Route 196, Madz Ofalsa would be a familiar face. As the bar's supervisor and head staff, Madz went above and beyond his duties in making sure that everyone who walked into those doors (or chose to chill outside) was having a good time. Whether it was a quiet night of acoustic performances or a crazy packed rocking one, Madz's level of service didn't change. He and Route's waiters were attentive, making sure your orders of beer, pitchers of LTO, and trays of deviled chicken and garlic and cheese pizza kept coming. Madz is loved by both Route 196 regulars and the many musicians and bands who have found a home there. In fact, when Route 196 had to shut down ...

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Enter the twilight world of ‘TENET’

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 02:45
Every film director Christopher Nolan has ever made has led to the making of "Tenet." It is not only how time works in his films ("Inception" and "Interstellar") but how time is perceived by the audience ("Memento" and "Dunkirk") that come together in "Tenet." "As I like to say about time, I've always lived in it, so I'm fascinated by it," Nolan said to the press. "Having narratives that in some way explore the relationship between the way we perceive time in everyday life and the way we perceive time in a movie theater and watching a film... that's always seemed an interesting place to play around." In many ways, he has been waiting all this time for cinema technology to match the ideas...

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Rand Paul to force test vote to gauge Republican support for impeachment trial

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 02:31
Sen. Rand Paul plans to force a test vote on Tuesday that will show how many Republicans support holding an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump and how many believe a trial should not take place.
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Analysis: What Marco Rubio gets wrong about impeachment

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 02:16
Marco Rubio isn't a big fan of the House's decision to impeach former President Donald Trump over the incitement of rioters who overran the US Capitol on January 6.
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US airport screeners confiscated guns at record rate in 2020

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 01:51
Airport security screeners are finding guns at US checkpoints at about twice the rate they did in 2019, according to new Transportation Security Administration data.
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Covid has killed 100,000 people in the UK. Experts say government is getting it wrong

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 01:40
• Europe threatens to restrict vaccine exports
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Gunmen abduct 8 children from orphanage

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 01:33
Gunmen abducted eight children and two adults from an orphanage in Nigeria's federal capital, Abuja, a spokesman for the orphanage told CNN.
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US Capitol officers debating no-confidence vote for leaders in charge during riots

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 01:29
US Capitol Police officers are in preliminary discussions over holding a no-confidence vote targeting department leaders who were working on the day when Donald Trump supporters led an insurrection into the building, according to three people familiar with the discussions.
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UK police officers facing fines after having haircuts at police station

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 01:10
Some 31 London Metropolitan Police officers each face a £200 fine (about $275) after having their hair cut at a police station in east London -- breaching Covid-19 regulations -- while on duty.
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