At a Senate committee hearing on the “pastillas” immigration bribery scheme on Tuesday, September 22, columnist Ramon Tulfo presented pictures of helicopters arriving at an idyllic location. One picture showed a yellow helicopter parked on a grassy lawn, with two black duffle bags sitting by its landing skids. Tulfo said the location was the town of Mulanay in Quezon province, and the duffle bags contained “payola” or cash delivered to former justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre – allegedly his share from the bribery scheme that let illegal Chinese online casino workers enter the country. It was the Senate committee on women and children’s 5th hearing on the “pastillas” scheme. The panel chairperson Senator Risa Hontiveros wanted to catch the “big fish,” since the 19 immigration personnel charged in the mess so far were “foot soldiers” and middle men, not the bosses of the operation. Tulfo had accused Aguirre of involvement in the “pastillas” ... » Learn More about Choppers and duffle bags: Tulfo, Aguirre trade barbs at Senate hearing on ‘pastillas’ scheme
Young justice online episodes
WE all know that lockdowns are temporary measures to control the spread of Covid-19 within the community and lessen the healthcare burden. However, there are major concerns about how they can negatively affect people’s mental health. As a paediatrician, I receive numerous calls and visits by parents worried about their children’s health – especially those less than five years old. Most parents assume that the older age group would understand the pandemic better than the young ones and thus handle it better. I beg to differ. Here are some observed effects of lockdowns on children. > Developmental milestones – For school-going children, repeated school closures and strict movement control cause a significant reduction in having direct contact with their peers. Such measures also prevent children from participating in social activities like going to the playground or having playdates. This situation may make them feel lonely and anxious and some (especially young adults) ... » Learn More about How do lockdowns affect our children and what can we do to help them?
A deepfake of the climactic scene of season two of "The Mandalorian" -- created by Jon Favreau -- appeared to particularly impress Lucasfilm. LOS ANGELES: A YouTuber famous for making "deepfakes" of scenes from iconic film and television shows including "Star Wars" has landed a job at Lucasfilm after wowing bosses at the Disney-owned company. The digital artist known only as "Shamook" is famous online for using cutting-edge technology to seamlessly map the faces of famous stars onto other actors' bodies. Popular videos created by the technical whiz include pasting Robert Pattinson's visage onto Christian Bale's Batman, and imagining a young Mel Gibson had returned in place of Tom Hardy in 2015's "Mad Max: Fury Road." But his work on the climactic scene of "The Mandalorian" season two appeared to particularly impress Lucasfilm. The "Star Wars" TV series set five years after the 1983 film "Return of the Jedi" concluded with a surprise appearance from Mark Hamill, who was ... » Learn More about Lucasfilm hires YouTube artist behind ‘Star Wars’ deepfake
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Singaporean businessman Lim Kaling announced on Tuesday, Feb. 9, that he will exit his investment in a cigarette maker in Myanmar, after the recent military coup in the country caused him "grave concern". Razer co-founder withdraws investment in Myanmar Lim, who is the co-founder of Singapore's Hong Kong-listed gaming company Razer, announced his decision in a statement, saying he would dispose of his one-third stake in a joint venture that owns RMH Singapore Pte Ltd, which in turn owns 49 per cent of Virginia Tobacco Company in Myanmar. Razer Inc co-founder and director Lim Kaling announces decision to sell/ dispose his stake in the JV that owns tobacco firm RMH Singapore. #Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd to operate cigarette brands via JV Virginia Tobacco. https://t.co/0BbG1Ta7Kf pic.twitter.com/axWA78X5NL — Thompson Chau (@tchau01) February 8, 2021 The rest of the stakes of ... » Learn More about S’porean businessman who co-founded Razer to cut ties with Myanmar military-backed company