Are you a first time Overseas Voter in Germany? Be informed about the upcoming Elections and Overseas Voting by clicking on http://philippine-embassy.de/overseas-voting/ and reading through the FAQs. Take advice from our PPCRV Youth Ambassaor @Robi Domingo: “Make your vote matter at kilalanin ang iyong mga kandidato. Dahil ang bawat boto ay pangarap para sa bayan.” With more than 25 years of active engagement in electoral exercises, Parish Pastoral Council
Overseas Absentee Voting in Germany
Are you a first time Overseas Voter in Germany?
Be informed about the upcoming Elections and Overseas Voting by clicking on http://philippine-embassy.de/overseas-voting/ and reading through the FAQs.
Take advice from our PPCRV Youth Ambassaor @Robi Domingo: “Make your vote matter at kilalanin ang iyong mga kandidato. Dahil ang bawat boto ay pangarap para sa bayan.”
Its mandate remains to be relevant in every election cycle, driven and working towards Clean, Honest, Accurate, Meaningful, and Peaceful elections. PPCRV has responded to the maturity of the electorate, to the progression and evolution of democratic institutions, and the use of technology.
Q: Can I vote here in Germany for the 2019 Elections?A: Yes, if you are a registered Filipino Overseas Voter in Germany.Q: How do I know if I am registered to vote?
A: You are registered if your name appears in the Certified List of Overseas Voters (CLOV) in Germany.
Q: Is it still possible for me to register as an Overseas Voter?
A: The registration for Overseas Voting for the 2019 National Elections concluded last 30 September 2018. . This was intended to give COMELEC time to finalize the CLOV in preparation for the Elections. We will announce on our website and Facebook page when registration will open again for the next (2022) elections.
Q: I was able to vote many years ago. How come my name is not in the CLOV?
A: If you failed to vote in the last two (2) elections, your voter’s records will be deactivated and your name removed from the CLOV. You may apply to reactivate your records when the next registration period opens.
Q: My name is in the CLOV. How do I vote?
A: You will receive your COMELEC mailing packet in the mailing address you provided at the time of registration. The mailing packet will contain your ballot as well as instructions on how to accomplish it and send it back to the Embassy. Please make sure that you follow the instructions so your ballot will not be invalidated and your vote will be counted.
Q: What if I have moved to a different address since I registered?
A: Please let us know on or before 22 March 2019 your new mailing address using this form. When the registration period reopens, you will need to formally apply for a Change of Address so that your voter’s records can be updated.
Q: Can I personally pick up my ballot from the Embassy and fill it up there?
A: Yes, this would be possible, but please let us know by 25 March 2019 if you prefer to personally pick up your ballot so we do not mail it to you. To let us know, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Q: When is the period for Overseas Voting?
A: If you have already given up your Philippine citizenship, you are no longer eligible to vote in the Elections. In case you still receive a ballot, please do not use it and let us know by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: What if I’m a registered voter but have changed to German citizenship? Can I still vote?
A: Overseas Voting will take place from 13 April 2019 to 13 May 2019 (18:00h Philippine time, or 11:00h in Germany). You may receive your ballot before this and you may also send it back to us earlier than 13 April 2019 if you do so. Ballots received after 11:00h on 13 May 2019, however, will no longer be accepted.
Q: How can I make sure that my ballot and my vote will be counted?
A: First, you have to make sure that we will receive your accomplished ballot. In recent months, we have observed problems in the local postal system with a number of mail being lost. If you are ready to invest a bit more to ensure that your completed ballot would reach us, kindly use registered mail or even courier, if you are unable to personally submit your ballot. Once the ballot reaches us, and if there are no grounds to invalidate it (eg. no signature of the voter), then you may rest assured that it will be counted.
Q: Can I send or submit my ballot to the Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt?
A: Since Frankfurt PCG was only recently reopened, they were not yet factored into the planning and preparations for the 2019 Overseas Voting exercise. As much as possible, kindly send or submit your ballot directly to the Philippine Embassy in Berlin to ensure that we’ll receive it in time for the close of elections.
Q: I have gotten married and changed my name since I registered so my name is now different from what appears in the CLOV. Can I still vote?
A: As long as you are one and the same person and can prove it if required, you may still vote. However, once the registration period reopens, please apply to change your details so we can update your voter’s records.
Q: How can I help ensure the success of the 2019 Elections?
A: Please help us spread the word about the Overseas Voting here in Germany. Whether or not you are a registered voter, you can help by spreading awareness about this initiative. You may also share the advisories and announcements we regularly post on Facebook about the Elections and Overseas Voting.
Q: I have other questions about Overseas Voting.
A: For other queries, kindly drop us an e-mail at email@example.com
Check the Certified List of Overseas Voters (CLOV) to find out if you are eligible to participate as an Overseas Voter for the 2019 Elections. Kindly note that this list only includes Overseas Voters in Germany. You should have registered as an Overseas Voter and indicated Germany (Berlin) as the Post where you will vote. If previously registered, you should have voted at least one of the past two elections.
Please stay tuned to announcements on our website and Facebook page for more information about the upcoming Elections, such as how you will receive your ballot. For inquiries, kindly send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject: Overseas Voting. Thank you.
*Click here if your name appears on the CLOV and you have changed addresses within Germany since you registered.
Thank you and we hope you have found this Q&A helpful.
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I will begin this article with a beautiful passage from Azra. T, “Your Hands are Threads, Your Body is a Canvas” for all the women, cis and trans in the world; „I will teach my daughter not to wear her skin like a drunken apology.I will tell her ‘make a home out of your body, live in yourself, do not let people turn you into a regret, do not justify
To give you an idea about this non profit organization, Women Techmakers is a global program by Google to support Women in Tech. Founded in 2017 by a very passionate team which consists of professionals from the Rhein Main area who are keen to connect people, to learn and to have fun, they are Anna Domascan, Theresa Bihn, Michael Beckmann, Anastasiia Trubnikova, Mona Szyperski, Justina Dešriūtė and Natalie Dodd. It
Because of the recent Viral Video that happened at ADMU (Ateneo de Manila University), that i’ve decided to finally write about it in my blog. I was bullied in High School too. It was worst in my final year that’s why i decided not to attend my graduation. It wasn’t only my classmates who bullied and discriminated me, the sad part about it is that some of the teachers encouraged
Headed by Margaret Arnold, Founder and CEO of MedPayRx followed by Martin Weller, Co-Founder and CFO and Ma. Josephine Renker, CIO, the team attended the most anticipated Europes Prime Insurance Technology and Innovation event EXECinsurtech, in Tranzbrunnen, Cologne, Germany, Noveber 21-22, 2018. It was an opportunity for MedPayRx to introduce the company through the Pitch Introduction SEED stage to more than 500 curated attendees, from the Senior Executives, core insurance
This climb will Benefit the Kids Beneficiaries of Barangay 3, Igbaras, Iloilo. They are looking for donors and those who are interested to join the climb on Nov. 17, 2018 (sat) to Nov. 18, 2018 (sun) at Mt. Napulak, Igbaras, Iloilo. An Overnight Climb. Estimated budget for the climb is between Php 700-1000. 1 guide for 8 people will also be available. Mount Napulak is the most prominent mountain peak
Photo: Martin Rae Uy Querubin Hundreds of people converged in Iloilo City to celebrate the 3rd annual Pride March, this October 13, 2018. It was spearheaded by members of the Iloilo Pride Team together with The Rainbow Collective, Asean Sogie Caucus, andthe Iloilo City Government. The Pride March has continued to be social and political. Political, until all members of the LGBTQA community are treated with equity in rights, dignity
“My heart is crying with joy because for the first time ever we reached 2,000 participants in our local pride march. It goes to show that all our efforts in fighting for equality is leading is somewhere safe. I am glad that the group was multi-sectoral, the best representation of our rainbow in Iloilo. Yesterday, we made a history! Today, we claimed victory. Tomorrow, Iloilo City will be the prime
Valentines is just around the corner and this is a love story that doesn’t have a happy ending. LOVE, the reason why Filipinos work abroad. Most of the OFWs I know, work hard not for themselves but for the families they have left behind. They are hoping that their sacrifices could possibly change their lives for the better. JOANNA DEMAFELIS was one of them, a native of Sara, Iloilo. After
The Sinulog-Santo Niño Festival is an annual cultural and religious festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, and is the centre of the Santo Nino Catholic celebrations in the Philippines. Frankfurt, Germany – The Filipino Catholic community celebrated the Sinulog Festival 2018 at Saint Ignatius, Frankfurt am Main last January 14, 2018. The mass was officiated by Father Mares Estrella. After the mass, there was a
I received an invitation from the Social Media Club in Frankfurt (SMCF) to attend the exhibit at Frankfurter Kunstverein, one of the first exhibition houses in Germany. Perception Is Reality: On the Consttruction of Reality and Virtual Worlds Partcipating artists: Thomas Demand, Alicja Kwade, Marnix de Nijs, Hans Op de Beeck, David OReilly, Manuel Roßner, the Bavarian State Police (Bayerisches Landeskriminalamt), Christian Marczinzik & Thi Binh Minh Nguyen, Toast.
Together against homophobia in sport! Hosted by AG Sport und Bewegung – vielbunt e.V., Despite the increasing acceptance of the society towards the LGBTQA community, there is hardly any power and strength in the still conservative and traditional area such as sports. This was the main focus of the event, to educate people on how to fight against homophobia and discrimination in sports. For the opening remarks,Vice President of Landessportbund
Eine Person hat den Anschlag nicht überlebt. Sie wurde vom Attentäter erstochen. Hier wird die Leiche abtransportiert Foto: Thomas Knoop At about 13:10 GMT, a man held a knife and as he enterred the supermarket two witnesses heard him saying “Allahu akbar!” or “God is greatest” and proceeded with the attack. Killing a 50-year-old man believed to be a German citizen and seriously injuring six others. Foto: https://www.youtube.com uploaded by Imran
“Babe, those people are breaking a lot of porcelain. What’s going on?” My husband was driving when I noticed people happily throwing ceramic plates, ceramic vases, ceramic bottles in a secured area of the street. A woman holding a bouquet and a guy holding a broom was greeted by the people coming in, then would proceed to start throwing porcelain. They would watch them break into pieces, starts shaking the
Throwback, even when it’s not a Thursday. You might have seen, Anne Curtis finishing The New York City Marathon which she dedicated to the Filipino Youth or the „Heroes for Children Run“ in which she spearheaded under UNICEF at the Mall of Asia grounds, right? It looks and sounds glamorous, fun, exciting, well, that’s Anne Curtis. I’ve had my share of organizing the FIRST RAINBOW MARATHON in my hometown, Roxas
Tag a friend who thinks “Kilay is Lifer!” A lot of women can definitely relate to this video. Being late and having to put on make up on the way to work or school and trying to beat the heat and the traffic all at the same time is a nightmare. Ladies and all other gender, the struggle is real. But this pretty Iska is going to show us how
Is there a connection with the famous Mary Shelly’s novel “Frankenstein“? Mary Shelley by Richard Rothwell (1840–41) Although often described as a mysterious place, there aren’t any connections with the famous novel. Mary Shelly was indeed on a boat trip in 1814 on the river Rhine and had a break at Gernsheim/Rhine for a couple of hours at midnight. The castle is not visible even during the day as Gernsheim
PART 1 Our weekends are spent on roadtrips here in Germany. We spend our time exploring Darmstadt, the place which I now call my home. Darmstadt (German pronunciation: [ˈdaʁmʃtat] ( listen)) is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region). Darmstadt has a population around 150,000 (2013). (en.wikipedia.org) What do we know about the castle? Castle Frankenstein was the
’We experience life as a continuity, and only after it falls away, after it becomes the past, do we see its discontinuities.’ – Teju Cole, Open City First published in http://www.aeworldwide.de 1. Introduction In 2013, approximately 41.3 million immigrants lived in the United States, according to the official website of the Migration Policy Institute. Some of them came as refugees, others as migrant workers, and some in the hopes of
Listen to traditional Filipino Music on January 4, 2017, 12 noon at the Schuman House, Zwickau, Germany with Filipino Tenor Miguel Castro. Miguel Castro started his career as a stage actor with one of the oldest theater companies in Manila, Philippines, Gantimpala Theater Foundation. After doing non-musical plays for almost 15 years, he was offered a managerial service in mainstream show business, which lead him to try out singing
United for the last time, this is the Brazilian football team posing together in front of a passenger jet before their doomed flight crashed in Colombia, killing 71 on board. As an underdog, it joined Brazil’s first division in 2014 for the first time since the 1970s and made it last week to the Copa Sudamericana finals – the equivalent of the UEFA Europa League tournament – after defeating Argentina’s
Jenny Japayuqui had the couches delivered to her house in Pandacan. She then receives a call from Sofia. Sofia: Sweetie where are you? Jenny: Ay madam nandito ako sa Blims. Why madam? Sofia: Jenny dear please don’t address me with that. We are here at Abreeza, i’m with Laura. Anyway, meet you at Starbucks. *At Starbucks Sofia: Okay this is on me. What do you like? Laura: White Mocha please.
It’s happening!!! On November 26, 2016, history is about to unfold. The City of Love will have its First Iloilo City Pride March. “As one of the highlights, the Iloilo Pride march organizers will parade the rainbow flag in the city, that aims to raise awareness and campaign for the legislation of an Anti-Discrimination Bill and local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance.” -Iloilo Pride March Organizers The members of Bahaghari, Iloilo Pride Team
Iloilo based company Satellite GPS Tracking and Asset Management System, Corp launched its first mobile application called Findr, last October 25, 2016 at Green Sun, Makati. “Findr is not just a social app it still connects people socially or digitally but with the potential to meet in a personal level. It’s more focused on activities, like joining an event, for example. So it’s like bridging a provider and the seeker,”
The First Rainbow Marathon for a cause was held in Roxas City, Capiz last October 15, 2016 at the Roxas City Plaza. The Marathon was organized by Maria Renker and Bahaghari in line with BAHAGHARI’s National Campaign entitled “#KKKabog!” (Kabuhayan, Lupa at Dagdag-Sahod, Kalusugan at Iba Pang Serbisyo, Kontra Diskriminasyon at Karahasan) is currently being launched nation-wide. As the second activity of BAHAGHARI in Region 6, it aims to: Mobilize
Originally from Bacolod City, Danilo Salon Yap who is fondly known as “Papa Dan” migrated to Roxas City, Capiz but found his way back to an ancestral house in Kalibo which they now call their home and where Papa Dan’s Brewed Coffee and Jazz, A Diner in the heart of Kalibo, Aklan was born. It’s not your typical watering hole. It’s an Eclectic place, which I can simply describe
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A few weeks after my first marathon, I got an invitation from the 2016 Guimaras Marathon 2nd Edition Organizer Federico Senen Rentoy or “Boyet” as what his family and friends fondly call him. “Its not going to be an official race”, he said, “but we are running to reach Bucari. The run is going to be about 23K, on a weekend, meet-up will be at Leon Plaza at 5AM.” Without
*Jenny pointing things at Blims Abreeza* Jenny: “I wantdat, I wantdat!!! Ay very niiice. That will go well in my sala. Magkano yan dong? Staff: 167K ma’am plus 20% off Jenny: Why do you have to point that out? Staff: Ang discount Ma’am? Jenny: YES DO I LOOK LIKE I CANT APPORD IT ON REGOOLAR PRAYS? Staff: ay ano ma’am sale lang po talaga kami ngayon malapit na po kasi
Things to remember during the RACE: 1) Race starts exactly at 5:30AM 2) Mandatory gear must be carried: hydration belt/ bottle,blinker, headlamp, and reflectorized vest. 3) Runners should always stay on the far left side facing the incoming traffic. THE COURSE IS NOT CLOSE TO OTHER VEHICLES. The race route is an open road, and vehicle traffic flow cannot be anticipated. Hence, runners should exercise caution at all the times
Waking up at 3am is the beginning of my race, who am I kidding. I was not able to sleep. The excitement of being a part of this event is driving me crazy. The Guimaras Marathon 2 Edition facebook page informed all the partcipants that someone will be at the Ortiz Wharf to assist us at 4am boat departure will be at 4:15am. From Abilay Norte, Oton, I need to
**Sofia and Laura having tea sa White House** Sofia: So ano na ang sabi nung detective?? Laura: I’m not sure yet …but i transferred 250K na to his account, to send me pictures within the day. Sofia: Where did you get the 250K? Meron ka ba non di ba plain housewife ka lang? * laughs with pearly white teeth from Dr. Steve Mark Gan* Laura: Gaga! Hahahaha ano ka
What do I know about Guimaras? First thing that comes to mind are the beautiful beaches, the boat ride and mangoes!!!! Guimaras [ɡimaˈɾas] (Hiligaynon: Kapuoran sang Guimaras; Karay-a: Probinsiya kang Guimaras; Filipino: Lalawigan ng Guimaras) is an island province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. Among the smallest provinces, its capital is Jordan. The province is situated in the Panay Gulf, between the islands of Panay and
Laura: Yaya did you kill the pig na for later’s merienda? Yaya: Ay maam wala pa gud. Maam tama diay… si sir ba, laen lageg amoy iyang mga polo kada puli niya gikan work.. murag pambabae na pahumot? Laura: Like what smell yaya? Yaya: Murag channel no.5 ma’am… Laura: Like the one I gave you nung birthday mo? Yaya: Yes ma’am! Same kaayog amoy. Laura: Okay, i think he is
Sofia: OMG, Laura. Mainit ang ulo ko… sobrang slow ng tindera so I ended up not buying anything na lang. Laura: Like what do you expect. Like nobody gets us. Sofia: Sooooo, anyway how’s my inaanak? I heard absent siya sa school kasi he has fever. Laura: Oh yes. He missed out their lesson in Hekasi about the Japanese Era here in the Philippines so i booked a flight papunta
I continued to follow the page for the Guimaras Marathon 2nd Edition. The organizer Mr. Federico Senen Rentoy a businessman and ultra-runner, would update the page with sponsorships and other information for the would be participants, he started running in 1997 in Guimaras Island. His first event was in 2010, the Guimaras Extreme 21K. After that he started organizing runs in Guimaras, as an ultra-runner himself he wanted to share
We are #InvisibleNoMore! 🙂 The Iloilo Pride Team with the Bahaghari National LGBT Organization is selling these “Rainbow Pilipinas: Invisible No More” shirts for 250 Pesos. Proceeds will go to our LGBT Mobilization and Empowerment Projects entitled “Project Balangaw” that aims to give basic education especially on Kabuhayan (Livelihood), Kalusugan (Health) and Karapatan (Rights) to members of the LGBTQIA+ community in different parts of Region 6 as part of the
The First Time I remember the first time i joined a marathon, it was for the Dinagyang 5K Black Run. We participated as an Organization, the International Students Organization-CPU Chapter, Iloilo City. It was at an unGodly hour, we arrived at SM City between 4-5 oclock in the morning,it was cold, raining and I was still half asleep/awake. During the run, I walked, went inside different shops to pee
Previously on Davao Socialites Davao Socialite be like: I want one arancillo, opened and frozen; 2 natives, opened and plastic sealed; 1 puyat, unopened and thornless; 3 packs of durian candy unsweetened and 1 durian latte no foam at 210 degrees. Ma’am?? DS: OH MY GOD DID I STUTTER???!??? I said I want one arancillo, opened and frozen; 2 natives, opened and plastic sealed; 1 puyat, unopened and thornless; 3
This August 20th from 8:00am to 2:00 pm at the Capiz Provincial Capitol, Roxas City, Capiz, the BAHAGHARI, a national LGBT Organization will conduct its National Campaign entitled “#KKKabog!” (Kabuhayan, Lupa at Dagdag-Sahod, Kalusugan at Iba pang Serbisyo, Kontra Diskriminasyon at Karahasan), which is also being launched nationwide. “Project Balangaw” aims to mobilize LGBTs in the country and to assist them in creating their own LGBT Organization which embodies the
Turning 25 tomorrow is Julius C. Marcella, a Graduate of Bachelors of Science in Nursing at College of St. John – Roxas De La Salle Supervised, born and raised here in Roxas City, Capiz.“I am a proud to be a part of LGBT community. I never experienced being bullied at school and at my work place. I dunno if bullying ba yun pag tinawag kang gi, agi, bayot while walking
Models: Andy and Nickz /Photographer: Carlo Gabriel Evidente LEZBIEN and Humans of Iloilo brings you, the Iloilo Pride Team’s second SU-GAY-LANON series with the Voice Philippines Season 2 finalis Rita Martinez. This event is for the LGBTQI community which encourages everyone to be proud of your colors. The event will focus on social issues that affects the community. August 5, 2016 from 5pm onwards @ Esca’s Garden Restaurant, Aurora Subdv
POKEMON GO! Five years ago, Niantic set out on a path to change the way people interact with the world around them by creating the world’s first “real world gaming” platform. By exploiting the capabilities of smartphones and location technology and through building a unique massively scalable server and global location dataset, we have helped users all around the world have fun, socialize, and get more fit as they play
MINESWEEPER. Have you ever tried playing this game? This is the closest thing I could best describe the way back. After realizing that we really need to walk, I looked up and noticed how great the sky looks like when its completely dark. The moon was watching over us and the night sky is completely filled with stars. Living in the City, it’s probably an impossibility now a days to
Getty Images A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured more than 140 others, officials say. Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance late on Tuesday. They blew themselves up after police fired back. More than 61 million passengers travelled through Ataturk airport in 2015. #PrayforTurkey began trending on Twitter after the attack. featured image: reuters
My friends doesn’t know about it, but i’m a science geek. Every summer in high school was spent in a camp, a science camp. The Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs (PSYSC) invites the top students in the country to a camp where they learn and create ways to help and protect the environment and foster friendships that would last a lifetime. The first camp I attended was held at
The first Iloilo LGBT Pride celebration will be held today at The Excursion Café, Jaro, Iloilo City, from 6:00PM onwards. Themed “Su-GAY-lanon”, the event will not only be a gathering of the Ilonggo LGBTQIA community, but also an expression of solidarity with the #PulseOrlando victims. Please come in black if possible for the prayer vigil (you can add rainbow colors of course). For more information, call (+63) 9999285163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/276034212786911/.
Have you been keeping up with your Instagram news feed lately? Then you probably came across those glass-encased rose from Beauty and the Beast, the lipstick of your dreams, which it’s taking Instagram by storm. The brand behind these revolutionary lippies is called Kailijumei, a makeup distribution company based in China. The label is responsible for coming out with these super innovative lipsticks that not only look beautiful, but also have
A few days ago, Former DILG Sec. Manuel “Mar” Araneta Roxas II decided to go on a roadtrip. In his blog post Roxas said that this trip is for all who “have spent countless hours during the campaign helping me. It’s my turn to spend time thanking you.” Now here are the life lessons you can learn from Mar Roxas, the travel blogger. Don’t give up. Nobody has it all figured
By LIZETTE ALVAREZ and STEVE KENNY /New York Times, photos by: Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press Police officers in Orlando, Fla., directing people away from a nightclub where they said a gunman opened fire early Sunday. CreditPhelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — A gunman killed 50 people and wounded 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando early Sunday, officials said, in the worst mass shooting slaughter in American history, and law
What does humanity mean to you? A good friend once said, “Humanity is being able to empathize and care for another human without asking anything in return.” I truly believe in this, because good intentions are intentions, but good deeds are deeds. At the same time, for me, humanity comes when we learn to understand everyone’s situation before telling on them. The freedom and explicit acceptance without giving big doubts
We always hear about Generation X, Generation Y but have you heard about the Generation Z? Generation Z also known as the iGeneration, Gen Tech, Gen Wii, Net Gen are those who were born in the mid-1990s onwards. IG, 3D Printing, Drones, smartphones, this is a generation where the internet is readily available and accesible for them even at a very young age. Exposure to technoly in their upbringing is
What does humanity mean to you? “Humanity is the distance between you and I. The shorter the distance, the closer we are to each other. The farther it is, the less likely we become connected. It is that distance which is the missing ingredient that could bring us closer to loving one another.” – Rodel Mallo Sumadic, student/online video maker The Internet Sensation He created a viral video, posted on
Yin and Yang: the opposites According to Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describes how the opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another. This is how I would describe President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and Vice-President-elect Leni Robredo in terms of their governance and their personal perspective on social and political issues. Rodrigo “Rody”
What does humanity mean to you? “Humanity is the sum total of who we are, reflected upon ourselves, family, relatives and friends. To be human is to experience life in all its beauty and ugliness, to embrace joy and sorrow, witness excitement and fear. We are only a microcosm in the universe but essentially part of a macrocosm in this complex world of unique individuals waiting to be unravelled. There‘s
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The tight race between Congressman Leni Robredo and Senator Fersinand Marcos Jr. came to an end. The Congress Canvassed Votes as of 7:00 PM , May 27 based on 166 certificates of canvass with 1 coc suspended, declared Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo as the winner for vice president after Congress wrapped up its three-day tally of the votes. Robredo won with 14,418,817 votes against five other contenders, according to the
President Obama arriving on Friday at the Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan, about 26 miles from Hiroshima. CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times Japan. President Obama just landed in the Hiroshima area. President Obama landed Friday at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, outside Hiroshima, Japan, a visit that he hopes will bolster an important ally and remind the world of the dangers of nuclear weapons. This is a historic
What does humanity mean to you? “Humanity is being human. A human being grows up and eventually dies. During that journey “called life”, there is learning. Learning to adapt, learning to love, learning to hate, learning to help. For me, Being human is an endless learning. and we apply what we learn to each other. That’s what makes us human and it is how we apply those that determines our
ECSTACY According to the National Institute for Drug Abuse, Ecstacy also known as 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine or MDMA is a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception (awareness of surrounding objects and conditions). It is chemically similar to both stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory and time perception. What caught my attention is how these drugs were designed to entice users. They could deceive
Sigrid Annemarie Renker a Hobbypainter from Groß-Gerau. Born in 1935 in Höchst i. Odenwald, she discovered her passion from her mother who encouraged her to attend a painting course nearby. In 1970 she and her husband ventured into the coal business, between 1945-1955 she became an english interpreter for the americans and remained a housewife at the age of 50.In an Interview with Sigrid she told us that,” the making
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What does humanity mean to you? “Humanity is when we do something good to our fellow human and all the things around us.” – Jesus Eleseo Almeida, Photographer The Photographer Jesus Eleseo Almeida, a Capizeño, an OFW. His first camera was a Sony Cybershot, a gift from his sister 8 years ago, this moment changed his life. “Jake” as fondly called by his family and friends, is a self taught
Why is it important for UAE citizens and residents to be happy? Dr. Khalid Al Ameri is a social columnist , a motivational speaker, and a youth coach. A resident of United Arab Emirates, he completed his MBA at Stanford University. He is currently the host of a 4 part documentary series with CNN Abu Dhabi’s flagship current affairs show “Connect The World with Becky Anderson”! The show is titled The Road
“America’s future depends on cultivating the next generation to be yardfarmers.” What happens when you take six young Americans and move them back in with their parents to farm their parents’ yards or neighborhood greenspace? Yardfarmers—a new reality TV/documentary series hybrid for release in Spring 2017—will follow a diverse set of six young Americans (ages 21-29) as they move back home with their parents to become yardfarmers. Over the course
After 20 years of of ceasing production in Germany and moving to Asia, chief executive Herbert Hainer, announced on Tuesday that the production and marketing of its first series of sportshoes by robots will be in Germany . The new “Speedfactory” prototype will be in Ansbach in southern Germany. Adidas is also planning to build robot-operated factories in the US, Britain or in France. On the thrid quarter of 2016,
Wortfeld – Word field sich vorstellen – to introduce oneself der Name – name der Vorname – first name, given name der Nachname – last name, surname, e.g. Kaminski, Neumann, Yilmaz, Bauer Wie ist Ihr Name? (formell) – What is your name? (formal) Mein Name ist Philipp Neumann. – My name is Philipp Neumann. Wie heißt du? (informell) – What’s your name? (informal) Ich heiße Franziska. – My name
What does humanity mean to you? “Well humanity is the brain of the earth and all other life forms on this planet is the rest of the body, It controls the well being of the entire system. It should be the driving force to create balance on this planet to preserve the entire system. Humanity itself cannot exsits on its own.“ – Angelo Kaufmann, Software Engineer The Software Engineer Angelo
Part II Martial Law. Coming from an all girls catholic school from the province, I continued my college degree in Manila. I was a 3rd year Medical technology student of the University of Sto. Tomas when I joined an organization of students and later became a street parliamentarian. In short, an activist. I also got married at the age of 18. But I did not foresee that the writ of
Internet sensation and vegetable farmer Jeyrick Sigmaton popularly know as “Carrot Man” was unveiled last month as Boardwalk’s newest endorser. He has his own line called the “Carrot Man Collection.” Photographer Jerick Sanchez posted pics of Sigmaton’s shoot for Boardwalk on his Instagram account. Share List the misfits 34
From the post of twitter user @ccchisa76 are photos of a white cat gracefully posing for the camera. The cat showed ballet like poses which drew a lot of attention from online users and cat lovers worldwide. Check out the photos below: Share List the misfits 67
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Live radio commentary of tonight’s play-off between @eintracht_eng and @1_fc_nuernberg: http://bndsl.ga/BLradio photo courtesy of @Bundesliga_EN Share List the misfits 19
Joachim Zettler (left), CEO of Airbus APWorks GmbH and Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders presenting ‘Light Rider’, the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle Chief executive of Airbus Group Tom Enders went for a drive on a 3-D printed motorcycle dubbed as the “Light Rider”, produced by German subsidiary APWorks. Joachim Zettler, chief executive of APWorks, said 3D printing had made it possible to produce the special frame. It is 30 percent
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Part V A little piece of Heaven on Earth. I immediately went to the beach and sun bathed. It was just like a little piece of heaven on earth. It was so serene. While I was enjoying the sun, Hanzel was preparing an early dinner for us, he grilled some meat, sliced some watermelon and mangoes. I felt like the luckiest girl on earth. The ambience was perfect and so
A soldier speaking with two Iraqi refugees in Erding, Bavaria in November. Photo: DPA The war in Syria continues to be by far the biggest driver of migration. But the continuing violence in Afghanistan and Iraq, abuses in Eritrea, as well as poverty in Kosovo, are also leading people to look for a place where they can build a new life. Germany has a plan for coping: a computerized
Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA Filipina Actress Jaclyn Jose won the 69th Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award in her portrayal as a mother forced to sell drugs to survive , this is the first win for the Philippines. In this video, Ms. Jaclyn Jose accepting her award as Cannes 2016 Best Actress for the film Ma’Rosa, her daughter Andi Eigenman and Brillante Mendoza the film Director. The film Ma’Rosa depicts Filipino poverty
Solenns wedding dress by Israeli designer Lihi Hod, a touch of femininity and sophistication. Yes millennials, while you were all sleeping last night, the beautiful Solenn Heussaff finally tied the knot with her equally dazzling fiancé and now husband Nico Bolzico, in France. And of course, the wedding wouldn’t be complete without her stylish squad, who also wore gowns by Vania Romoff and Rosenthal Tee. by jason magbanua Photo grabbed
by Dr. Nieves Villamor-Aguirre, LLBPart I Childhood sometimes gives you a hint of what you will become. I could still vividly remember my first love and something that I will be happy taking care of until I retire, plants.When I was younger my mother used to plant different varieties of vegetables such as squash, malabar spinach, tomatoes and pepper in the little space that we had in our old home. Besides
Part IV The Beach. According to Wiki, a beach a landform along the coast of an ocean or sea, or the edge of a lake or river. It usually consists of loose particles, which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles comprising a beach are occasionally biological in origin, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae. Well, yeah and more. “Hinugtan White Beach is a perfect place for snorkling and diving. For acquatically
Part III The picture above was taken in Iloilo City in 2011, with me is my friend Hanzel Flores. Home Sweet Home. We reached Hanzels home which was located in Medianos El Progreso Buruanga, Aklan. The road leading there is concrete, surrounded by agricultural lands mainly producing crops such as corn, rice and different variety of vegetables. His mother was waiting for us, she was welcoming and kind, offered us
Ich träumte von einer schwarzen sternenglitzerenden Nacht. Und ein Hirte mit seinem schneeweisen Schaafen gibt acht. Und die Bäume haben moosgrünes Laub. Ich träumte von einem Rotwein in sternglitzernden Licht. Und ein pechschwarzer Räuber störte mich nicht. Ich träumte von einem Pferd. Es war schneeweiss und we es sah erstarrte zu Eis. Buch der Klasse 6 Freie Christliche Schule Darmstadt (FCSD) Heute Sabine-Ball-Schule Share List the misfits 141
Part II The Van. “Buwis buhay” or “death defying”its what I could best describe my ride. I think the driver thought he was Vin Diesel in the Fast and the Furious, not because of his baldness but because he drove like assasins were coming after us. I would advise everyone not to eat before you take the ride, the van is airconditioned and vomitting inside would be horrendous for all. Fortunately
What does humanity mean to you?”I have never attempted to define humanity ever before. For one, I believed that humanity is a concept that you can generalize. It’s so individualistic and relative that my own concept of humanity may not be the same as yours or Oprah Winfrey’s. If there is one thing, however, I and Aristotle can agree on, that is someone’s humanity is what makes him different from
by Maria Villamor and Kathleen Burkhalter 18 November 2013. Roxas City, Philippines. The Filipino people are resilient. Over the centuries and under multiple flags, their western Pacific Ocean homeland—comprised of more than seven thousand islands—has endured invasions, pirate attacks, wars, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and typhoons. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, a category 5 super typhoon ripped into the Philippines. At the western edge of the storm’s path, on the
State SystemDemocratic parliamentary federal democracy since 1949Administration16 federal statesCapital CityBerlin, about 3.4 million inhabitantsNational FlagThree horizontal stripes in black, red, goldEmblemStylized EagleAnthemThird verse of August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben’s ”Das Lied der Deutschen” to a melody by Joseph Haydn “Kaiserhymne“State HolidayOctober 3, Day of German UnityParliamentBundestagTime ZoneCentral European Time (CET)CurrencyGermany is a member of the Eurozone, EUR 1 = 100 centsPhone Dial Code+49Internet TLD.de (one of the ten most frequent top-level
Filipinos needs a visa to enter Germany. The embassy encourages the public to apply three (3) months before the planned departure to apply in order to avoid delays and other unavoidable circumstances. You may avail information regarding Visa, Passport and Consular Services through their website: http://www.manila.diplo.de address: German Embassy Manila 25/F Tower 2, RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala Ave (cor Sen. Gil Puyat Ave) Makati City Metro Manila, Philippines Mailing address: German
Part I “Buruanga is a municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. It is located at the most western tip of Panay Island. The name Buruanga came from the word “Busuanga” meaning eruption or swell. Frequently harassed by inundations from the river, the early residents constructed earthen dams which were subsequently washed away. The people named the river “Busuanga,” which later became the name of the Municipality. When the Spaniards arrived, they