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Janet Lim-Napoles saw it coming as early as January.

Big cat Janet Lim-Napoles allegedly ordered her employees to dispose by shredding all papers or documents of politicians link to the Pork-Barrel Queen as early as January, 2013. … Read entire article »

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Seafarers get a hold for lending option for loan in the Philippines

It has become a popular term in the seafarer’s community – 1 day release cash loan. Here, seamen and women now had a place to turn to when it comes to cash loan needs. This is called the seaman loan. In this program, all lending companies had no choice but to be competitive enough to offer 1 day approval of the loan as well as the awarding of proceeds. The only downside however is that there are lending companies the enlist what is called as a hotlist of banned or those not having accreditation to be offered of the loan for seafarers. This list has become a guide to marketing managers of different companies in determining … Read entire article »

Lawmakers to honor Gilas Pilipinas

Neophyte senator Sonny Angara filed a resolution to commend the effort of Gilas Pilipinas team in bringing back a Philippine team to the World Basketball Championship in Madrid, Spain after a heartbreaking win against Iran in the just concluded 27th FIBA Asia Bastketball tournament. … Read entire article »

Philippines, US talks for increase military presence

The Philippines and the United States will start negotiations for the increase of the presence of American forces to help secure the nation’s safety from the Chinese forces. In a conference at Camp Aguinaldo, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario told some reporters that “This week, diplomacy and defense will once again intersect to secure our nation. This week will mark the start of our negotiations with the United States to institutionalize this policy of increased rotational presence through a framework agreement.” Negotiating panel of both nations are: for the Philippines Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Carlos Sorreta, Defense Undersecretary Pio Lorenzo Batino, Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III and Defense Assistant Secretary Raymund Quilop; for the United States … Read entire article »

Trivia today August 12 – IBM Computer, Cleopatra, Henry Fonda

1851 – Isaac Singer is granted a patent for his sewing machine. 1898 – An Armistice ends the Spanish–American War. … Read entire article »

Trivia Today August 10 : Musee du Louvre, Ferdinand Magellan, Oklahoma Bombing

1519 – Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Juan Sebastián Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan’s death in the Philippines. 1793 – The Musée du Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France. … Read entire article »

Tumbler@yahoo. Karp stays

The recently completed acquisition of Tumblr, and internet blogging service by Yahoo! for $1.1 billion will include David Karp, founder of Tumblr, to independently run Tumblr so not to turn away its user after it’s purchase by Yahoo!. Karp will be allowed to operate in New York while Yahoo’s main office is in California. With this agreement, Karp will be paid $81 million to remain on the job for the next four years. … Read entire article »

Gilas Pilipinas in the Semis

Gilas Pilipinas defeated Kazakhastan in what to be the road to a hopeful finals spot of the on going FIBA Asia Championship. The Philippine team won a convincing 88-58 over Kazakhstan and a win away to take a place in the next year’s World Cup of Basketball. Shooting guard Gary David led Gilas to an early 19 point deficit, 32-13 and ending top in the score board with 22 points including 6 triples. When Kazakhastan cut the lead to 6, David did not failed to rally back with shots after shots until it pulled away until the last quarter. … Read entire article »

‘My Husband’s Lover’ bill is on its way to congress

Newbie congressman Edcel ‘Grex’ Lagman Jr. filed Thursday, August 8, a bill he called ‘My Husband’s Lover’ bill calling for equal punishment of adultery of a married person w involve in a ‘same sex’ relationship. The gentleman from Albay seeks to broaden Article 333 of the Revised Penal Code which implies ‘punishment for a spouse having sexual intercourse with a person of the opposite sex.’ Taken from the plot of a GMA primetime hit teleserye ‘My Husband’s Lover’, Lagman said “What if a married woman engages in a sexual activity with another woman? Conversely, what if the married man engages in a sexual activity with another man? Under the present law, no crime is committed here.” … Read entire article »

Government is doing great with its anti-corruption drive – Businessmen

Many businessmen are more confident with President Benigno Aquino III’s leadership and his campaign for the anti-corruption, the Social Weather stations (SWS) said. For its latest survey, 42% believe that the drive against corruption of the government is very effective with 58% positive survey from the executives of 826 companies. Businessmen said that with the past administration of Gloria Arroyo, most or all of the companies pay bribes to win government contracts. … Read entire article »

Pacquiao vs Marquez : ROUND 4!

It is still an unfinished business between the Filipino boxing hero Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacuiao and Mexican slugger Juan Miguel ‘Dinamita’ Marquez and it needs a fourth meeting to settle who is the real pound for pound king. Their meeting will happen on December 8 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas and after eight years, history will happen between the two gladiators and both fighters promise a knock out match that will finish this 8-year-long rivalry. … Read entire article »