18 april, 2018 NewsBOT

By: Casey Mendoza , Christian Bryant Posted: 5:51 PM, Apr 16, 2018 Uppdated: 6:04 PM, Apr 16, 2018 ”Amo” tells the story of a Filipino high schooler caught in his country’s drug war. It’s Netflix’s first original series from the Philippines — and it’s already garnered some major international criticism. That’s…

17 april, 2018 NewsBOT

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines government criticized on Monday Facebook’s (FB.O) choice of two independent online news platforms to help fight the spread of fake news, saying they are biased against President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by imagesthai.com from Pexels Facebook said last week it would partner…

17 april, 2018 NewsBOT
Users sharing content from the blocked websites would encounter messages informing them of security issues or violation of community standards. Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) – April 16, 2018 – 12:01am MANILA, Philippines — Several websites that contain false information have been blocked on Facebook as…

17 april, 2018 NewsBOT
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at an event with Filipino community in Hong Kong, China, April 12, 2018. Credit: Bobby Yip/Reuters Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who had criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal, anti-drugs…

16 april, 2018 NewsBOT

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who had criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal anti-drugs crackdown. Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists (PES), was denied entry at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in central…

16 april, 2018 NewsBOT
PES Deputy Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck was stopped by border police on his way to a political congress in Cebu | European Union Party of European Socialists representative told he was blacklisted due to ‘illegal political activities.’ By Kait Bolongaro 4/15/18, 5:55 PM CET An official…

14 april, 2018 NewsBOT

DAVAO CITY–The country’s flag carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL), said it has expected to lose 60 to 70 percent of its domestic passenger figure due to the six-month planned closure of Boracay Island. Industry figures indicated PAL accounts for 23 percent of the estimated two million foreign and domestic visitors to…