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Section: Kabayan Weekly (United Arab Emirates)

    Digong’s ‘neutral’ foreign policy
    Feb10

    Digong’s ‘neutral’ foreign policy

    President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte made a big splash in the international scene by declaring that he was pursuing an “independent” foreign policy. Then he declared his “separation” from the U.S.; threatened to terminate military treaties with the U.S. and proposed a defense alliance with China and Russia. The world leaders did not bat an eye. But...

    Is martial law just a matter of time?
    Feb03

    Is martial law just a matter of time?

    President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte won the presidency hands down by 39% plurality and 16.6 million votes. His closest rival, Mar Roxas, got 23.4%, which is only 9.9 million votes. Not only did Duterte win the presidency, he also took control of the House of Representatives when a vast majority of congressmen from other parties – there were only...

    Was Trump the ‘Siberian Candidate’?
    Jan06

    Was Trump the ‘Siberian Candidate’?

    President-elect Donald J. Trump won the U.S. presidency by virtue of the electoral vote. This is what the U.S. Constitution prescribes upon whom the presidency is given to. However, he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by 2.9 million votes. More than half of the American voters believe that Trump’s come-from-behind victory happened...

    Filipino fitness coach joins next top model search
    Jan06

    Filipino fitness coach joins next top model search

    ‘I joined because I want to give pride to my country’ Modelling is his passion. But, as of this moment, he is still unsure of what to do in the future because he has a lot of things in mind. A lot of things to do, a lot of things to conquer, and a lot of things to learn, try and experience. Ruperto Marquez III, 28, is working as a fitness...

    Fight against doping
    May25

    Fight against doping

    The World Boxing Council (WBC), under its president Mauricio Sulaiman, must be commended for the lead role it has played in exposing the ills of performance enhancing drugs and inspiring the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take action against cheats. The WBC some months ago joined forces with VADA, the Voluntary Anti Doping Agency under...

    Filipino HR consultancy PentaGlobal HR Solutions celebrates 1st year
    Apr14

    Filipino HR consultancy PentaGlobal HR Solutions celebrates 1st year

    PentaGlobal HR Solutions, the Filipino-managed consultancy business established by a group of experienced HR professionals, celebrated its first anniversary last April 8. Well-respected HR practitioner Sheryll Bacay-Agbing, one of the managing partners, opened the event which was attended by Philippine Consulate General (PCG) officials led by...

    What’s causing Obama’s sleepless nights?
    Oct29

    What’s causing Obama’s sleepless nights?

    With the conclusion of a much-ballyhooed summit meeting between the leaders of the two largest economic superpowers in the 21st century, one would expect that peace would reign in the vast Asia-Pacific region. But this is farthest from the truth because the summit didn’t really accomplish anything but allow U.S. President Barack Obama and...

    Prosecutors: Possible Buk missile parts found at MH17 site
    Aug11

    Prosecutors: Possible Buk missile parts found at MH17 site

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year. The announcement represents the first time prosecutors have confirmed possible physical evidence of a missile bringing down...

    Passage of Magna Carta of seafarers pushed
    Jul04

    Passage of Magna Carta of seafarers pushed

    DUBAI–Senator and acting labor committee chairman Edgardo “Sonny” Angara called for the immediate passage of Senate Bill 214, known as An Act Instituting the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers, which seeks to guarantee fundamental rights, benefits and comprehensive protection for the thousands of sea-based Filipino workers worldwide. “Filipino...

    Philippine officials say China island-building in full swing
    Jul04

    Philippine officials say China island-building in full swing

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines— China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs that are also claimed by the Philippines in an increasingly tense territorial dispute, Filipino officials said, despite Beijing’s pronouncement that some work would end soon. Mayor Eugenio Bito-onon of Kalayaan islands,...

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