Escalante (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Escalante (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 10.8403
Longitude: 123.499001
population: 39,177
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sheila Francisco, Michael Williams, Bituin Escalante in ‘Triple Threats’

Michael Williams. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Cultural Center of the PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines—Performing artists Sheila Francisco, Michael Williams and Bituin Escalante headline in “Triple Threats: Leading Men and Women of Philippine Musical Theater” from ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bravo to the SC justices for DAP, PDAF rulings

Where does this 84-year-old “high blood” stand in the present conflict between the executive department and the judicial department?I am for principles and the basic foundations of the law, society and government that underlie the present, exigent issues ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

63-year-old Pinoy caregiver shot dead in Alaska

A 63-year-old Filipino caregiver was shot dead by his ward in Anchorage, Alaska, last week, according to an August 13 report on Alaska Dispatch News.The suspect, identified as Paul Miller, 51, dialed 911 and told the operator he “just shot the Filipino,” ... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Assisted living worker shot to death in Alaska, resident claims responsibility

Share this article:An Alaska man has been charged with murdering a worker at a small assisted living facility in Anchorage, according to local news reports.The suspect, 51-year-old Paul Miller, was a resident at the Allison Assisted Living Home, where ... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Estrada hopeful, options still open

OPTIMISTIC of his acquittal in the P183-plunder case filed against him before the Sandiganbayan, Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada says he will run for vice president in 2016 as running mate of Vice President Jejomar Binay.After attending his bail hearing ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Jinggoy says he’s not aware of infant, dead farmer as ‘pork’ beneficiaries

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Senator Jinggoy Estrada denied the accused lawmaker was aware that among his pork barrel beneficiary was a dead farmer and a 19-month-old baby.In the testimony of ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

NHA cuts number of housing beneficiaries in Negros Occ

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — The National Housing Authority has reduced the number of housing beneficiaries for typhoon Yolanda victims in Negros Occidental.This was confirmed by Cadiz City Mayor Patrick Escalante, who revealed that only 21,021 people ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 4 reports

Comic relief in plunder case

MANILA, Philippines–It wasn’t all courtroom drama.Several amusing exchanges among the defense lawyers, public prosecutors and justices of the Sandiganbayan have made the bail hearing of legislators and private individuals facing plunder and graft charges ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Negros water district GMs back Carbon

By EDITH B. COLMOBACOLOD City — General managers of water districts across Negros Occidental rallied behind suspended Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) general manager Juliana Carbon.The general managers, who belonged to the Association of Negros Occidental ... [Published Panay News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Jinggoy wants Benhur, Tuason to take witness stand already

MANILA, Philippines - Senator Jinggoy Estrada wants pork barrel fund scam whistleblower Benhur Luy and his father’s former social welfare secretary Ruby Tuason to take the witness stand already so the anti-graft court could decide on his petition for ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Napoles lawyer irked by witness for overreliance in Luy’s testimony

MANILA, Philippines---For relying so much in the testimony of principal whistleblower Benhur Luy, defense lawyers grilled on Tuesday a witness, a fact-finding investigator from the Office of the Ombudsman, presented by the prosecution during the bail ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rebel dead, 2 others hurt in Escalante clash

CEBU, Philippines - A rebel died while two others, including a soldier, were injured in a clash between the army troopers and members of the New People’s Army at Barangay Dian-ay in Escalante City, Negros Occidental, Friday morning.Major Ray Tiongson, ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 02 2014]

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...Since debuting at the age of 20, the onetime child star has already completed the ` "impossible love' trilogy of I Killed My Mother (2009), Heartbeats (2010) and Laurence Anyways (2012). Now, he moves on to Tom At the Farm. Yet, even though such productivity at such a young age is remarkable, many continue to dismiss Dolan as self-indulgent and self-obsessed. Abjuring the flamboyance that characterised his first outings, this fourth feature feels closer in tone to a Patricia Highsmith novel or an Alfred Hitchcock thriller. But, even though it has been adapted from a play by Michel Marc Brouchard, this is still very recognisably a Dolan picture. Yet, while he still can't quite resist giving himself a surfeit of close-ups, Dolan demonstrates an edgy new finesse that pushes his neo-noir melodrama in the direction of Claude Chabrol's masterly dissections of prejudice and hypocrisy."
"The acts of the three directors set a bad precedence and must never be emulated. They must be condemned as these acts constitute grave abuse of authority, oppression and gross violation of laws and rules" it stressed
"So you would really believe everything Benhur Luy will tell you?" a visibly annoyed David told Escalante as he took the witness stand a
Pasquin added the prayer vigil was a movement for hope that, through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, "our government officials will pursue the common good of the Filipino people."

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Sheila Francisco, Michael Williams, Bituin Esca... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 23 2014]
Bravo to the SC justices for DAP, PDAF rulings [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 19 2014]
Bloody talented [Published Business World - Aug 19 2014]
63-year-old Pinoy caregiver shot dead in Alaska [Published GMA News Online - Aug 18 2014]
Filipino caregiver in Alaska shot dead by patient [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 17 2014]
Assisted living worker shot to death in Alaska,... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Aug 15 2014]
Parky at the Pictures (DVD 14/8/2014) [Published Oxford Times - Aug 14 2014]
A wet and wild Round 2 of the 2014 Toyota Vios Cup [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
Estrada hopeful, options still open [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 12 2014]
Fire hits grocery store; fastfood crew hurt in ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 07 2014]
Jinggoy says he’s not aware of infant, dead far... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
NHA cuts number of housing beneficiaries in Neg... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 06 2014]
Water district manager gets backing from group [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 06 2014]
Comic relief in plunder case [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
Negros water district GMs back Carbon [Published Panay News - Aug 05 2014]
Infant got Estrada pork [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
Lawyer: Infant, dead people among ‘beneficiarie... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
Jinggoy wants Benhur, Tuason to take witness st... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 05 2014]
Jinggoy Estrada confident he would be released ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
Napoles lawyer irked by witness for overrelianc... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
Rebel dead, 2 others hurt in Escalante clash [Published Philippine Star - Aug 02 2014]
In Negros Occidental: Protests, prayer vigil g... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 29 2014]
Sánchez: Arguments against an island region [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 25 2014]
‘Use Listahanan to reach targets, save resources’ [Published Panay News - Jul 24 2014]
Jinggoy: PNoy impeachment will divide the country [Published Rappler - Jul 22 2014]
Why is Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s bail hearing t... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 22 2014]
Tax increase zugzwang [Published The Daily Guardian - Jul 22 2014]
Escalante city’s treasurer’s office robbed of P... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 14 2014]
Napoles’ lawyer slams prosecutors for delaying ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 08 2014]
Cavite town looks beyond dark page in history [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 04 2013]
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