20 oktober, 2018 NewsBOT

Inte många dagar kvar nu, och man kan ju undra om dom verkligen hinner…   Ett lite längre reportage från CNN Philippines

19 oktober, 2018 NewsBOT

Apollo Carreón Quiboloy is the founder and leader of the Philippines-based Restorationist church called the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name, Inc. He has made claims that he is ”The Appointed Son of God”. The 67-year-old pastor describes himself as the ’Appointed Son of God’ and his church, which was founded in September 1985, claims to have six million members worldwide, including four million in the Philippines. Läs hela artikeln och se klippen på: Lucis Philippines Press

29 september, 2018 NewsBOT

BBBC News : https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-45683630 More than 380 people have been confirmed dead after a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit an Indonesian city on Friday. Waves up to 3m (10ft) high swept through Palu on Sulawesi island. Video on social media shows people screaming and fleeing in panic and a mosque among the buildings damaged. Strong aftershocks continue to rock the city. Thousands of homes have collapsed, along with hospitals, hotels and shopping centres. Rescue efforts are under way, though hampered by a major power cut. The main road to Palu has been blocked due to a landslide, and…

29 april, 2018 NewsBOT

43 000 pensionärer bosatta i utlandet riskerar att bli av med sin svenska garantipension, skriver DN. Bakgrunden är en EU-dom från december som säger att det saknas stöd för att betala ut garantipension till pensionärer bosatta i EU/EES-området och Schweiz. Regeringen har tagit fram ett förslag till en övergångslösning som stoppar förändringen från att träda i kraft före 2020, skriver regeringen i ett pressmeddelande. – Pensionärer förtjänar trygghet och när det sker stora förändringar är det viktigt att de inte sker över en natt, säger socialminister Annika Strandhäll (S) i en kommentar. Enligt regeringen bor merparten av pensionärerna som berörs i…

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 because of its depiction of the Philippines’ deadly drug war. Human rights groups argue the series normalizes and even ”actively promotes” extrajudicial killings and anti-drug vigilantes. A mother, who says her son was gunned down by a group of those vigilantes, has started a Change.org petition to cancel the show. Netflix said in…

18 april, 2018 NewsBOT

‘Crowd dispersal unit’ among measures to keep out tourists during six-month shutdown The Philippines is to deploy hundreds of riot police to the holiday island Boracay to keep out tourists and head off potential protests ahead of its six-month closure to visitors. Rodrigo Duterte has described the tiny central island and its white-sand beach as a “cesspool”. The Philippine president ordered visitors to be kept away from 26 April to enable facilities to treat raw sewage to be set up and illegal structures to be torn down. Läs hela artikeln på: The Guardian  

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 with VERA Files and Rappler IQ to launch a third-party, fact-checking program aimed at preventing the spread of false news on the social media platform in the Philippines. But Duterte has accused Rappler, which has a reputation for its investigative reporting and its tough questioning, of trying to undermine his…

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 the social media giant began implementing stringent measures against the proliferation of fake news. These include pages previously identified to have published fake articles about President Duterte and the Philippines, such as Duterte News Today, Duterte News Info, FilipiNews, HotNewsPhil and PhilNewsPortal. The STAR over the weekend confirmed that a…

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 crackdown. Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists (PES), was denied entry at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the central Philippines for illegal political activity, an official and local party Akbayan said. Filibeck was due to attend the two-day Akbayan Party Congress with about 20 other foreign…

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 Philippines for illegal political activity, an official and local party Akbayan said. Filibeck was due to attend the two-day Akbayan Party Congress with about 20 other foreign delegates but was stopped at the immigration counter and handed a slip of paper informing him of a blacklist order, according to Akbayan…