January 24, 2020

Category: CURRENT AFFAIRS

Millennials See Catastrophic War as Real Possibility

Media Release: GENEVA (ICRC) – Millennials see catastrophic war as a real likelihood in their lifetime. In fact, most millennials surveyed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) believe it is more likely than not that a nuclear attack will occur in the next decade. A survey of more than 16,000 millennials in […]

‘Kuwaitis Liars, Good-for-Nothing’, Says Bello; OFW Total Ban On

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ​(SDN) — KUWAIT had it coming! And now it has come. The ban on sending or deploying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), this time not only for domestic workers or household workers or maid. A Business World story on January […]

US Hawks Beat War Drums; PHL Seeks Iran Assurances

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ​(SDN) — HAWKS in the Trump administration have been beating the war drums, apparently eager to engage the Islamic Republic of Iran in a conflict. In fact, the American leader, only the third president to suffer the ignominy of […]

Ayala Foundation Helps ‘Lola’ Milagros, 84, Other Taal Evacuees

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ​BAUAN, Batangas (SDN) — LOLA (grandmother) Milagros Apiol, 84, her daughter Gloria, 53, and two other family members. Annie Enriquez, 58. Rikki Martin, 18. They and 270 other evacuees or internally displaced persons (IDPs) — elderly, men, women, children, […]

Allianz PNB Life Aims for Complete Sustainability in 2050

Media Release: IN its drive to be a fully-sustainable company by 2050, Allianz PNB Life keeps a strong focus on investing in companies with sustainable business practices that deliver long-term value via its Peso-Hedged Global Sustainability Equity Fund. The company promoted the equity fund during its recent Sustainability Forum, where speakers from different industries talked […]

Myanmar 72nd Independence Day Celebration in Photographs in Manila

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: \@ed1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — ON January 9, 2020, the Republic of Myanmar, a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated its 72nd Independence Day. Myanmar Ambassador to the Philippines Lwin Oo led the event at the Diamond Hotel in Manila, […]

LET US SEND OUR LOVE TO AUSTRALIA!

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @ed1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — YES, let us send our love Down Under! For Australia is burning; and Australians are battling a conflagration lit by a lethal trio of “extreme heat, prolonged drought and strong winds,” United Kingdom’s The Telegraph said. In an article […]

DFA Calls Meeting on Plans for Middle East OFWs

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Faceboook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — WAR, hopefully, is not imminent in the Middle East. Or a conflagration could burn everyone’s hope for peace. But the United States President Donald Trump had already provided a potential  spark for a wider conflict with the Islamic Republic […]

Some Filipinos Want Total OFW Deployment Ban on Kuwait

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — IMPOSE a total deployment ban of Filipino domestic workers on the Arab State of Kuwait. An informal survey on GMA7’s Radio Station DZBB on Friday, January 3, 2020, elicited mostly calls for a total deployment ban. Some listeners/viewers of […]

BARMM to Raise Turkey Issue to Peace Process Body

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — PREDICTABLY, disputes in the exercise of powers of the Manila central government and the Bangsamoro government are bound to flare up. One potential flashpoint could be the recent visit to Turkey of Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balawag “Al-Hajj Murad” […]