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John Legend to return on Manila stage in 2018

Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter and ten-time Grammy Award winner John Legend is stepping his feet on Manila Stage for his “Darkness And Light” world tour which will be held at the Araneta Coliseum on March 21, 2018. Legend’s last performance in Manila was in 2014 for his “All of Me” tour. The Grammy Award winner’s latest …

Poe calls on DOTr to decide whether to stop MRT-3 operation

Following an incident at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT) this morning, where an MRT-3 car was detached from the main train, Senator Grace Poe on Thursday asked the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to decide whether there is a need to temporarily halt the operations of MRT-3 to fix its technical problems and ensure …

Pia Wurtzbach one of Miss Universe 2017 judges

After she made history by bringing home the third crown for the Philippines, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is set to return to Las Vegas as one of the telecast judges in the Miss Universe 2017 pageant. This news was revealed by the Miss Universe organization on its Instagram account on Thursday, naming the …

Terrorism overshadowed ASEAN discussions, Duterte says

President Rodrigo Duterte said the issue of terrorism dominated the discussions of the recently concluded 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits held in Manila. In a press conference after the closing ceremony of the ASEAN meetings on Tuesday night, Duterte said world leaders were concerned over the threat of terrorism …

Duterte believes in Trudeau’s promise to take back trash

President Rodrigo Duterte relies on “good faith” in regard to the promise of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take back the shipping containers of mixed waste material that was brought to the Philippines. In an interview with dzMM on Wednesday, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that Trudeau had a small talk with Duterte about …

Passenger loses right arm in MRT-3 accident

A woman lost her right arm in an accident at the Metro Rail Transit-3’s (MRT) Ayala station in Makati on Tuesday afternoon. The victim was identified by the MRT-3’s security head as Angeline Fernando, 24 years old, of Pasay City. Transport undersecretary for rails Cesar Chavez said that Fernando had just stepped her feet out …

Filipino artists gets standing ovation from Trump at ASEAN gala dinner

United States President Donald Trump leapt to his feet as he gave a standing ovation to the Filipino artists who performed on stage at the gala dinner of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila. After his bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, Trump told reporters that he enjoyed the gala …

Trudeau raises human rights issue with Duterte

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday brought up the issue of human rights, specifically extrajudicial killings, during his bilateral meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings. The Canadian Prime Minister disclosed this information during a press conference at the International Media Center …

Duterte supports Japan’s moves vs. North Korea

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday has expressed his support for Japan’s position against North Korea and its nuclear threat. Duterte gave the assurance to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they both met during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Pasay City. At the …

Duterte, Trump concur ‘human rights and the dignity of human life essential’

In their first bilateral meeting in Manila, President Rodrigo Duterte and United States President Donald Trump both agreed that human rights and dignity of human life are “essential” amid immense criticism on the Philippine Chief Executive’s war on drugs. “The two sides underscored that human rights and the dignity of human life are essential, and …

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