Miss International 2016 is Miss Philippines Kylie Verzosa

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Miss Philippines Kylie Verzosa won the Miss International 2016 pageant held last October 27, 2016 at Tokyo Dome City Hall, Tokyo Japan. She is 24 years old filipino teacher and a model. There are a total of 69 contestants during Miss International 2016.

For the special awards, Best Dresser winner is Miss Indonesia – Felicia Hwang, Miss Perfect Body winner is Miss Moldova – Alina Chirciu and Miss Nicaragua – Brianny Chamorro won the Best National Costume.

Here is the official result or list of winners or placements:
Miss International 2016 – Philippines – Kylie Verzosa
1st runner-up – Australia – Alexandra Britton
2nd runner-up – Indonesia – Felicia Hwang
3rd runner-up – Nicaragua – Brianny Chamorro
4th runner-up – USA – Kaitryana Leinbach

Top 15
Argentina – Yoana Don
Canada – Amber Bernachi
Dominican Republic – Cynthia Núñez
El Salvador – Elizabeth Cader
Finland – Emilia Seppänen
Japan – Jyunna Yamagata
Mexico – Geraldine Ponce
Poland – Magdalena Bie?kowska
Russia – Alisa Manenok
Thailand – Pattiya Pongthai

First State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2016 of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte – FULL TEXT

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA 2016) at Session Hall of the House of RepresentativesBatasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City Philippines.

Click this link to read the FULL TEXT of President Duterte’s SONA 2016

Updated Partial or Unofficial Results of 2016 Philippine Election

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election 2016 philippine elections

55,735,757 registered voters in Philippines

as of May 11, 2016, 11:00 p.m.

95.65% VOTES COUNTED

PRESIDENT
DUTERTE, RODY
15,879,761 VOTES
38.54 %
ROXAS, MAR DAANG MATUWID
9,663,869 VOTES
23.46 %
POE, GRACE
8,913,006 VOTES
21.63 %
BINAY, JOJO
5,301,756 VOTES
12.87 %
DEFENSOR SANTIAGO, MIRIAM
1,417,450 VOTES
3.44 %

VICE PRESIDENT
ROBREDO, LENI DAANG MATUWID
13,968,884 VOTES
35.13 %
MARCOS, BONGBONG
13,738,585 VOTES
34.56 %
CAYETANO, ALAN PETER
5,655,489 VOTES
14.22 %
ESCUDERO, CHIZ
4,797,834 VOTES
12.07 %
TRILLANES, ANTONIO IV
840,154 VOTES
2.11 %
HONASAN, GRINGO
757,121 VOTES
1.90%

SENATORS
1. DRILON, FRANK (LP)
18,087,456 VOTES
2. VILLANUEVA, JOEL TESDAMAN (LP)
18,031,767 VOTES
3. SOTTO, VICENTE (NPC)
16,776,076 VOTES
4. LACSON, PANFILO PING (IND)
16,479,056 VOTES
5. GORDON, DICK (IND)
16,246,971 VOTES
6. ZUBIRI, MIGZ (IND)
15,623,735 VOTES
7. PACQUIAO, MANNY (UNA)
15,522,804 VOTES
8. HONTIVEROS, RISA (AKBYN)
15,497,083 VOTES
9. PANGILINAN, KIKO (LP)
15,474,422 VOTES
10. GATCHALIAN, WIN (NPC)
14,633,351 VOTES
11. RECTO, RALPH (LP)
13,848,397 VOTES
12. DE LIMA, LEILA (LP)
13,747,750 VOTES
13. TOLENTINO, FRANCIS (IND)
12,476,123 VOTES
14. OSMEÑA, SERGIO III (IND)
12,289,741 VOTES
15. ROMUALDEZ, MARTIN (LAKAS)
12,024,348 VOTES
16. DOMAGOSO, ISKO MORENO (PMP)
10,876,292 VOTES
17. GUINGONA, TG (LP)
9,985,633 VOTES
18. PETILLA, CARLOS JERICHO (LP)
6,872,863 VOTES
19. LAPID, MARK (AKSYON)
6,408,087 VOTES
20. COLMENARES, NERI (MKBYN)
6,308,905 VOTES
21. MANZANO, EDU (IND)
5,089,523 VOTES
22. ROMULO, ROMAN (IND)
4,704,714 VOTES
23. OPLE, SUSAN (NP)
2,639,725 VOTES
24. LACSAMANA, ALMA MORENO (UNA)
2,358,651 VOTES
25. BELGICA, GRECO (IND)
2,013,494 VOTES
26. ALUNAN, RAFFY (IND)
1,938,197 VOTES
27. GADON, LARRY (KBL)
1,917,127 VOTES
28. LANGIT, REY (UNA)
1,793,487 VOTES
29. KAPUNAN, ATTY. LORNA (AKSYON)
1,756,222 VOTES
30. SANTIAGO, DIONISIO (IND)
1,748,671 VOTES
31. PAGDILAO, SAMUEL (IND)
1,700,084 VOTES
32. CHAVEZ, MEL (WPPPMM)
1,676,515 VOTES
33. NAPEÑAS, GETULIO (UNA)
1,659,882 VOTES
34. AMBOLODTO, INA (LP)
1,564,884 VOTES
35. MONTANO, ALLAN (UNA)
1,551,191 VOTES
36. BELLO, WALDEN (IND)
1,048,288 VOTES
37. KIRAM, PRINCESS JACEL (UNA)
918,938 VOTES
38. ALBANI, SHARIFF (IND)
839,361 VOTES
39. PALPARAN, JOVITO JR. (IND)
815,106 VOTES
40. PAEZ, MR. COOP (IND)
784,064 VOTES
41. CAM, SANDRA (PMP)
769,831 VOTES
42. LIBAN, DANTE (IND)
748,761 VOTES
43. MONTAÑO, MON (IND)
729,683 VOTES
44. MAGANTO, ROMEO (LAKAS)
698,350 VOTES
45. ALI, ALDIN (WPPPMM)
675,046 VOTES
46. ARQUIZA, GODOFREDO (IND)
653,203 VOTES
47. BALIGOD, LEVITO (IND)
570,566 VOTES
48. VALEROSO, DIOSDADO (IND)
504,679 VOTES
49. DORONA, RAY (IND)
473,183 VOTES
50. KABALU, EID (IND)
351,983 VOTES

TOP 40 PARTY-LIST
1. 16 AKO BICOL
1,633,858 VOTES (5.21 %)
2. 36 GABRIELA
1,337,069 VOTES (4.26 %)
3. 25 1PACMAN
1,284,631 VOTES (4.10 %)
4. 31 ACT TEACHERS
1,148,027 VOTES (3.66 %)
5. 69 SENIOR CITIZENS
957,098 VOTES (3.05 %)
6. 30 KABAYAN
807,253 VOTES (2.57 %)
7. 1 AGRI
803,885 VOTES (2.56 %)
8. 110 BUHAY
751,891 VOTES (2.40 %)
9. 89 PBA
746,995 VOTES (2.38 %)
10. 62 ABONO
717,064 VOTES (2.29 %)
11. 21 COOP-NATCCO
652,393 VOTES (2.08 %)
12. 63 AMIN
613,898 VOTES (1.96 %)
13. 14 AKBAYAN
588,224 VOTES (1.88 %)
14. 8 AGAP
587,614 VOTES (1.87 %)
15. 81 BAYAN MUNA
585,055 VOTES (1.87 %)
16. 78 AN WARAY
583,467 VOTES (1.86 %)
17. 72 CIBAC
543,495 VOTES (1.73 %)
18. 60 AAMBIS-OWA
483,007 VOTES (1.54 %)
19. 58 KALINGA
482,672 VOTES (1.54 %)
20. 51 A TEACHER, INC.
461,877 VOTES (1.47 %)
21. 6 DIWA
457,963 VOTES (1.46 %)
22. 57 TUCP
456,169 VOTES (1.45 %)
23. 40 LPGMA
456,078 VOTES (1.45 %)
24. 5 ABANG LINGKOD
453,538 VOTES (1.45 %)
25. 34 YACAP
443,650 VOTES (1.41 %)
26. 44 ALONA
429,401 VOTES (1.37 %)
27. 102 1-SAGIP
392,210 VOTES (1.25 %)
28. 93 BUTIL
391,615 VOTES (1.25 %)
29. 52 ANAKPAWIS
353,850 VOTES (1.13 %)
30. 88 ACTS-OFW
343,310 VOTES (1.09 %)
31. 32 ANG KABUHAYAN
339,341 VOTES (1.08 %)
32. 43 ANGKLA
328,547 VOTES (1.05 %)
33. 98 MATA
320,586 VOTES (1.02 %)
34. 97 1-CARE
319,549 VOTES (1.02 %)
35. 91 ANAC-IP
300,651 VOTES (0.96 %)
36. 39 ABS
296,814 VOTES (0.95 %)
37. 100 BH (BAGONG HENERASYON)
295,296 VOTES (0.94 %)
38. 55 KABATAAN
293,154 VOTES (0.93 %)
39. 59 AASENSO
285,518 VOTES (0.91 %)
40. 9 SBP
277,949 VOTES (0.89 %)

2016 Philippine Presidential Election Candidates

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2016 PHILIPPINE Presidential Election Candidates

Get to know all the 2016 Philippine Presidential Election Candidates. It is always better to know all of them first before we give their votes to them this coming May 2016 Presidential election.

Top Presidential Candidates are Rodrigo Duterte, Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, Jejomar Binay and Miriam Defensor Santiago.

Click HERE to know more about 2016 Philippine Presidential Election Candidates

Updated Sinulog Festival 2016 Information, Schedule of Activities and Programs

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Get to know the about Sinulog and the updated schedule of activities and programs of Cebu City Sinulog Festival 2016

Updated Sinulog Festival 2016 Information, Schedule of Activities and Programs

Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach is Miss Universe 2015

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Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach is Miss Universe 2015 Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach is Miss Universe 2015Among the 80 contestants, Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach won the Miss Universe 2015.
This is the third time Philippines won the Miss Universe Title (Margarita Moran, 1973 and Gloria Diaz, 1969).
Miss Universe 2015 was held at The Axis in Las Vegas, Nevada USA, December 21, 2015 evening US Time.
Miss Universe 2015 hosts were Emmy Award-winning TV personality and comedian Steve Harvey and actress Roselyn Sanchez.
Miss Universe 2015 Final Telecast judges were Emmitt Smith, Niecy Nash, Olivia Culpo, and Perez Hilton.

Miss Universe Top 3 Final Question:

“Why should you be the next Miss Universe?”
Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach Answer:
To be a Miss Universe is both an honor and a responsibility. If I were to be Miss Universe, I will use my voice to influence the youth and I will raise awareness to certain causes like HIV awareness that is timely and relevant to my country, i.e. Philippines. I want to show the world—the Universe, rather—that I am confident and beautiful from the heart.”

Miss Universe First runner up is Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez-Arévalo
Miss Universe second runner up is USA, Olivia Jordan

Miss Universe  2015 Best in National Costume: Miss Thailand – Aniporn Chalermburanawong

Miss Universe Top 5:
Philippines, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
Colombia, Ariadna Gutiérrez-Arévalo
USA, Olivia Jordan
France, Flora Coquerel
Australia, Monika Radulovic

Miss Universe Top 10:

USA
Colombia
Japan
Thailand
Australia
Dominican Republic
France
Curaçao
Philippines
Venezuela

Miss Universe 2015 Top 15:

Australia, Monika Radulovic
Belgium, Annelies Törös
Brazil, Marthina Brandt
Colombia, Ariadna Gutiérrez-Arévalo
Curaçao, Kanisha Sluis
Dominican Republic, Clarissa Molina
France, Flora Coquerel
Indonesia, Anindya Putri
Japan, Ariana Miyamoto
Mexico, Wendy Esparza
Philippines, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
South Africa, Refilwe Mthimunye
Thailand, Aniporn Chalermburanawong
USA, Olivia Jordan
Venezuela, Mariana Jimenez

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Getting to Know the Winner of 2015 X Factor Australia Season 7 Cyrus Villanueva

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Winner of X Factor Australia Season 7 Cyrus VillanuevaLast November 24, 2015, Filipino-Australian Cyrus Villanueva was declared the winner of X Factor Australia Season 7 with Chris Isaak as his winning mentor. X Factor Australia Season 7 started September 13, 2015. Other judges were Guy Sebastian, Dannii Minogue, James Blunt.
Name: Cyrus Villanueva
Age: 19 years old as of 2015
Residence: Wollongong, New South Wales
Musical Influences: Nat Kin Cole, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles
Song he sang during his audition at X Factor Australia Season 7: “Earned It” by The Weekend
School: University of Wollongong
Albums: Self Titled Album “Cyrus” will be released on December 9, 2015 from Sony Music Australia and a Debut Single “Stone”.

Trivia:
1.    Cyrus Villanueva is from a family that enjoys music. His brothers and his father are professional entertainers.
2.    He is studying graphic Design at the University and at his spare time he performs gigs at the bar, café, and weddings.
3.    He knows how to play the piano and guitar.
4.    Cyrus Father is a Filipino and his mother is an Australian.

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Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fight round per round Details

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Get to know the details of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fight round per round details
May 3, 2015 Sunday, Philippine time at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada

Click here to see the roud-per-round details of the best fight ever in boxing history

Getting to Know Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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floyd mayweather jr.Manny Pacquiao will be fighting the “undefeated” Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The fight is May 3, 2015 (Sunday, Philippine Time) at MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada

Get to know more about his life, achievements, and family.
It is good to know the opponent of our very own Manny Pacquiao.

Who will win this fight?

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“No Registration, No Travel Policy from LTO

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lto philippinesLand Transportation Office (LTO) Philippines has already realeased the “No Registration, No Travel” policy and will take effect starting April 1, 2015. Below are the details for strict compliance.

Memorandum Circular No. AVT-2015-1927
NO REGISTRATION — NO TRAVEL
Starting 01 April 2015, no four (4)-wheeled motor vehicle can be used, driven or operated on the roads without being duly registered with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) pursuant to R.A. 4136, Joint Administrative Order No. 2014-01 and other applicable rules and regulations.

1.  Any vehicle without license plates shall be stopped and the driver must present the Certificate of Registration (CR) and Official Receipt (OR) of the vehicle;

2.  If only CR/OR are presented, a fine of Php 5,000.00 shall be imposed for failure to attach the plates;

3.  In case Special Plates were applied for, the driver must present the OR for the payment;

4.  If without CR/OR, the driver must present the following:

a.  Certificate of Stock Reported;

b.  Sales Invoice, which must be dated within seven (7) days prior to the apprehension; and

c.  Certificate of Insurance Cover, which must be dated on or after the date of the Sales Invoice.

5.  In the absence of any of the above, the vehicle owner shall be fined the amount of Php 10,000.00 for using an unregistered vehicle and the driver shall be fined the amount of Php 1,000.00 and cited for
reckless driving;

6.  Further, if at the time of apprehension the date of the Sales Invoice exceeds thirty-seven (37) days from the date of purchase, the vehicle shall be impounded;

7.  This is without prejudice to the liability of the concerned manufacturer, assembler, importer and dealer; and

8.  All apprehensions may be contested within five (5) days therefrom.

For strict compliance.