‘Hindi na dapat ginawang news mga ganito’ – Manila Bulletin

Entertainment / Celebrities / Alex Gonzaga clears Heart Evangelista on snub issue: ‘Hindi na dapat ginawang news mga ganito’ Alex Gonzaga clears Heart Evangelista on snub issue: ‘Hindi na dapat ginawang news mga ganito’ Heart Evangelista (right) and Dr. Vicki Belo with Alex Gonzaga “Heart, ano ‘to mars? Sa Manila magkakaibigan tayo.” This was stated by actress Alex Gonzaga during a guesting stint on the vlog of celebrity doctor Vicki Belo recently. Alex made the reaction when they both discussed their experience at the Milan Fashion Week in September. During…

Ogie Diaz, Mama Loi, and Dyosa Pockoh take showbiz news to the next level – Manila Bulletin

Mama Loi, Ogie Diaz and Dyosa Pockoh host ‘Showbiz Update’ on YouTube Pals Ogie Diaz, Mama Loi, and Dyosa Pockoh have been inseparable for several years now. Together the funny trio takes vlogging to the next level as they host the popular online program “Showbiz Update” on YouTube. Sharing a light moment at Coffee Project in Morato, Quezon City recently, the three showbiz personalities revealed their success and realizations in their exciting journey to social media. “Basta engaging ang content mo you will succeed,” said Ogie, a veteran entertainment journalist,…

Good news, bad news – Manila Bulletin

OF TREES AND FOREST Former Senate PresidentManny Villar Do you ever feel that the world around you is falling apart? Or that the end of the world is near? As I prepare to write this column, (Oct. 30) I browsed the headlines of the major newspapers and I had a feeling that disaster after disaster are happening all over the world. Forty-eight people were killed by the onslaught of Tropical Storm Paeng including 31 people who perished in flash floods and landslides in Maguindanao del Norte. And then there was…

Taiwan adds new amphibious warfare ship to defence inventory | News

New addition to Taiwan’s navy is part of a initiative by President Tsai Ing-wen to foster defence self-sufficiency. Taiwan’s navy has taken delivery of a new, domestically made amphibious warfare ship that can be used to land troops and bolster supply lines to vulnerable islands, part of a push by Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen to achieve defence self-sufficiency. The 10,600-tonne (11,684 tons) Yu Shan, named after Taiwan’s tallest mountain, is the latest development in Tsai’s ambitious programme to modernise the independent island’s armed forces as pressure from China’s military mounts.…

What’s the difference between hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons? | Infographic News

With this year’s hurricane season under way, Al Jazeera visualises the differences between various storm systems and how they are formed. Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons are all essentially the same thing. All three are storm systems with winds exceeding 119km/h (74 mph). The name differs based on where in the world the storm happens. Hurricanes: Occur in the North Atlantic Ocean and Northeast Pacific, often affecting the US east coast and Caribbean. The strength of a hurricane is measured on a wind scale from 1 to 5. A Category 1…

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 26, 2022

USNI News Graphic These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 26, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Ships Underway Ships Deployed by Fleet 2nd Fleet 3rd Fleet 4th Fleet 5th Fleet 6th Fleet 7th Fleet Total 5 1 3 11 29 58 107 In the East China Sea Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy…

Philippines filed 405 diplomatic protests vs. China’s aggression in WPS │ GMA News Online

The Philippines has filed at least 405 diplomatic protests over China’s aggression in the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday. The DFA made the announcement through its budget sponsor, Manila Representative Bienvenido Abante, during the plenary deliberations on the department’s proposed P20.4 billion budget for 2023. “Since 2020, we have filed 405 protests, including diplomatic notes on daily illegal presence of Chinese vessels in Pag-asa island and Julian Felipe Reef, as well as Chinese illegal activities in West…

Vietnamese activists remember 1988 Spratly Islands clash with China | News | DW

About 150 people gathered in central Hanoi on Monday to remember the 64 Vietnamese soldiers killed in the 1988 skirmishes with the Chinese navy. The demonstrators lit incense and laid wreathes, before marching around the landmark Hoan Kiem Lake chanting “down with Communist China’s aggression.” The protest was small, but significant given that Vietnamese authorities usually break up any unauthorized demonstrations. Anti-China sentiment is strong among the Vietnamese population, and Beijing’s increasingly assertive actions in the South China Sea in recent years have sparked public anger and protests. Source of…

DVIDS – News – Grovetown, Georgia Native Serves Aboard USS Higgins (DDG 76) While Conducting Operations in the South China Sea

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Donavan K. Patubo Sept. 17, 2022 Petty Officer 2nd Class Miles Leake, a Grovetown, Georgia native and 2016 graduate of Grovetown High School, is serving aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) while conducting operations in the South China Sea, Sept. 17, 2022 Leake enlisted in the Navy in 2017 and has been serving aboard Higgins since May 2018. His decision to join the Navy stems from a desire to see the world and his family’s history of military service.…

Marcos says Philippines has no territorial conflict with China │ GMA News Online

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has asserted the country’s sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea as he said that Philippines and China have no “territorial conflict,” but only Beijing is claiming what is part of the country’s territory. “The position that the Philippines takes is that we have no territorial conflict with China. What we have [is] China claiming territory that belongs to the Philippines,” Marcos said in an interview with former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who hosted the President’s meeting with the Asia Society in New York on…