(Interaksyon) Bohol residents are preparing a homecoming event for Miss Supranational Philippines 2023 Pauline Amelinckx.
Pauline represented Bohol in the recently concluded Miss Universe Philippines 2023 where she was crowned the country’s representative to Miss Supranational 2023 in a separate coronation event.
Panglao Municipal Tourism Office announced that there would be a homecoming set for the Boholana-Belgian beauty on May 29.
“Bohol! It’s time for our Queen to feel the Filipino warmth!” it said in a repost of the homecoming poster, with the hashtag #QueenPauComesHome.
No other details were indicated in the poster except for the day and date of the homecoming… Read More
(Journal Online) Perth City, Australia/Quezon City, Philippines. On the eve of the new global Plastics Treaty negotiations in Paris, the Australian Environment Minister has decided to reopen plastic waste exports, after a five-year ban introduced by the previous federal government. The 2019 ban on waste exports came in response to China and Southeast Asian countries’ exposé on waste dumping. Countries that Australia had previously exported plastic waste to, such as Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines, struggle to manage plastic waste pollution, resulting in significant harm to vulnerable communities and sensitive marine environments.
As scientific evidence grows on the full extent and damage to our planet and human health that plastic waste causes, such regressive decisions from Australia underscore a colonialist approach to waste management policy, where pollution is externalized. The decision highlights decades of failed national plastic waste regulation and a national plastic waste policy in disarray. “This is no way to fight a plastic pollution crisis,” warned Jane Bremmer, Coordinator of Zero Waste Australia… Read More
(Interaksyon) Over 1,000 cell towers are about to be digitized with artificial intelligence (AI) in the Philippines in the future.
This digitization is being accomplished by the partnership of PhilTower Consortium Inc. or PhilTower, a digital infrastructure provider, and SiteSee, an AI solutions provider from Australia.
Using an advanced technology called the digital twin platform, SiteSee is expected to optimize PhilTower’s infrastructure and capture new revenue opportunities faster.
SiteSee’s digital twin platform will also be combined with the field surveys and audit tools of a telecommunications provider called QNSI. This firm is located in the country.
A digital twin is a virtual model or simulation used to reflect a real physical object… Read More
(GMA News) BAGUIO CITY – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. called on the Philippine Military Academy “Madasigon” Class of 2023 to respect democratic ideals and the rule of law.
In his speech during the commencement exercises, Marcos said the graduates’ courage, strength, and skills qualified them for deployment to actual theaters of operation.
“As you join the military’s ranks, continue to fuel your undying commitment to genuine love for country and for public service. In all your tasks, diligently work for unity, respect for democratic ideals, institutions and mechanisms, and the rule of law,” Marcos said.
The President reminded the graduates “to remain humble in yourselves and honor those who have nurtured you right since the inception of all your budding dreams and aspiration.”.. Read More
(The Peninsula Qatar) Doha, Qatar: Regine Velasquez-Alcasid is a Filipino singer, host and actress. She is also known as the Asia’s Song Bird and considered one of the most influential figures in Philippine popular culture. She started her career in 1986 and won numerous awards and several Best Actress awards in television and movies.
Royal Sports and Events WLL will be producing “Regine live in Doha” that will be held at Al Gharafa Sports Club on June 30. This will be one of the most awaited concerts this year in Doha, Qatar.
A singer-songwriter and Regine’s husband, Ogie Alcasid will be present in the concert as well as Eat Bulaga’s co-host and comedian, Allan Quilantang also known as Allan K. The concert is expected to be watched by more than 5,000 people dominantly Filipinos residing in Qatar… Read More
(Pep News) Espesyal ang pagdiriwang ng advanced celebration para kay Supestar Nora Aunor ngayong Sabado, May 20, 2023.
Si Ate Guy ay magiging 70 years old ngayong Linggo, May 21, 2023.
Samantala, momentous ang birthday celebration ng Superstar na ginanap sa Seda Vertis North sa Quezon City.
Para sa kaarawan niya, dumating ang lima niyang anak—sina Lotlot de Leon, Ian de Leon, Kiko, Kenneth, at Matet de Leon.
L-R: Kiko de Leon, Matet de Leon, Lotlot de Leon and husband Fadi El-Soury and Ian de Leon with his two boys
Hindi lingid sa showbiz ang pagkakaroon ng love-hate relationship ni Ate Guy sa kanyang mga anak, partikular kina Lotlot at Matet.
Gayunpaman, ang pagdalo ng kanyang mga anak ay testamentong nagkaayos na silang mag-iina.
Sabi ni Lotlot, ang huling beses na nagkasama-sama silang mga anak ay noong magkasakit si Ate Guy.
Naging abala kasi sila sa kani-kanilang buhay.
Unang dumating si Matet, na “thriving” ang gourmet tuyo business… Read More
(CNN Philippines) Metro Manila — A tropical storm (TS) east of Mindanao could intensify into a super typhoon and enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by next week, the state weather bureau warned on Saturday.
The storm was last spotted 2,525 kilometers east of Mindanao, outside of the PAR, and embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) – an area where the northeast and southeast trade winds converge to form clouds and rains, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
The storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) and gusts of 55 kph. It was seen moving northward at 20 kph and is expected to move north-northwest towards Guam by Sunday then northwestward by Wednesday.
It intensified into a tropical storm Saturday afternoon and was given the international name “Mawar.” It could then enter PAR by Friday or Saturday next week if it continues its northwestern movement, Estareja added… Read More
(SundayWorld) Former Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi attended this year’s Miss Universe pageant which took place in the Philippines.
Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe in 2019 after being previously crowned Miss South Africa the same year. She became the third woman from South Africa to win the title, and the first black woman from South Africa to take home the title.
Michelle Daniela Marquez Dee was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2023. She will represent the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2023 competition in El Salvador. Dee previously won Miss World Philippines 2019.
Tunzi attended the pageant as a guest host and looked ravishing.
Here are some of our favourite fashion looks and outfits that the beauty queen rocked… Read More