Angel Locsin slams Jimmy Bondoc for post vs ABS-CBN Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - May 23, 2019 - 4:13pm MANILA, Philippines — Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin fired back at singer Jimmy Bondoc after the latter said he is excited to see “the biggest TV network close down,” referring to ABS-CBN. In her Twitter account, Angel used a line from Jimmy’s hit song, “Let Me Be The One,” saying that the singer might be having a bad day and so, she will pray for him. “Let me be the one to break this news to you so you don’t have to make excuses. The network might not be perfect but for you to be happy about thousands of people losing their jobs is pure evil. Maybe you’re just having a bad day. I will pray for you,” Angel wrote. Jimmy recently posted on Facebook that he is excited to see the shutdown of ABS-CBN, the network where he made a career as a singer and in … [Read more...] about Angel Locsin slams Jimmy Bondoc for post vs ABS-CBN
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MANILA, Philippines — Several names are being floated for the possible replacement of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she ends her term next month. Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, president of President Rodrigo Duterte's political party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), earlier said the party would regain the leadership of the House of Representatives. Frontrunners for the speakership post are from the dominant PDP-Laban — Pantaleon Alvarez (Davao del Norte), Aurelio Gonzales (Pampanga) and Lord Allan Jay Velasco (Marinduque). Administration allied lawmakers are also being eyed for possible speakership — Alan Peter Cayetano (Taguig City), Martin Romualdez (Leyte) and presidential son Paolo Duterte (Davao City). Fredenil Castro (Capiz) of the National Unity Party and outgoing Sen. Loren Legarda have also expressed interest for the post. Pantaleon Alvarez Former Speaker Alvarez, who was booted out of the House Speakership in a coup last … [Read more...] about Race is on: Who will be the next House speaker?
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Monday said it will boost pay and support programs for US contract workers hammered by the stress of having to review offensive content flagged at the social network. The changes come as part of a move by the leading social network to increase wages above the level it set in 2015 for contractors of $15 an hour in high-cost areas and to address concerns of duress being faced by its numerous content reviewers. 'Dirtiest' job on the web is bright spot for BPOs in Philippines Contract content reviewers living in New York City; Washington, DC; and the San Francisco Bay area where costs of living are high will be paid at least $22 hourly. Those working in Seattle will be paid $20 per hour, while those living in other US metropolitan locations will get hourly wages of at least $18, according to the leading social network. "Their work is critical to keeping our community safe, and it is often difficult," Facebook vice presidents Janelle Gale and Arun Chandra said … [Read more...] about News Facebook plans pay boost for content moderators
Margaret “Maggie” Rose Glade Agusta was the first head of the Check Desk and senior mentor at The Jakarta Post. She passed away on Thursday due to anaphylactic shock after an earlier allergic reaction. Her passing shocked her colleagues and prodigies since she touched so many lives at the Post, from retired senior editors to young cub reporters. The following are words about Maggie by Post staffers, past and present: Nezar Patria (Editor-in-chief): The last time I talked with Maggie was on May 2, when she told me she was making journalism films to be screened for our cub reporters. That day, she told me she was concerned about post-election developments and the subsequent polarization. She was really committed to this nation’s history, the unfinished chapter, like with the 1965 tragedy. She said young Indonesians had to know our history so we did not repeat the same mistakes. “I am an Indonesian citizen, I love this country”. Those were the words … [Read more...] about What Maggie Agusta meant to ‘The Jakarta Post’
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Thursday (May 2) banned prominent conspiracy theorists including Infowars founder Alex Jones and the controversial black activist Louis Farrakhan in its latest push to crack down on hate content at the leading social network."We've always banned individuals or organisations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology," Facebook, which has been under intensifying pressure to curtail extremist content, said in a statement.Among the most prominent figures banned, Farrakhan, the head of the Nation of Islam, is notorious for spreading anti-Semitic and black supremacist views.Far-right conspiracy theorist Jones is best known for calling the 9/11 attacks an inside job and for describing the Sandy Hook school massacre as a hoax. Jones's organisation Infowars was also banned by Facebook.Others blocked Thursday from Facebook and Instagram were Milo Yiannopoulos, a high-profile right-wing provocateur; Paul Nehlen, a political candidate espousing … [Read more...] about Facebook bans conspiracy theorists, controversial black activist