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FULL TEXT: Pope Francis’ homily at Mass in the UAE 2019

Pope Francis February 5, 2019 Below is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily, as delivered during the Mass at the Zayed Sports City for the final day of his visit in Abu Dhabi, Tuesday, February 5. Blessed: this is the word with which Jesus begins his preaching in Matthew’s Gospel. And it is the refrain he repeats today, as if to fix in our…

Mechanics to Park Hyung Sik’s Fun Meet in Manila 2019

It has been confirmed by Bench that Park Hyung Sik will be having a post-Valentine Fun Meet on February 16, 2016 at the SM MOA Arena. Per Bench announcement, for a minimum single receipt purchase of any regular priced Bench, Herbench or Bench Body items, the customer gets a free invite to the event.  A purchase of P 500 for one Upper Box Invite, P…

Is Kim Woo Bin returning this year?

It has been reported that Korean Actor Kim Woo Bin (The Heirs, Uncontrollably Fond) has recovered his health after successfully finishing three sessions of chemotherapy and thirty-five sessions of radiotherapy for over a year.  It may be recalled that while he was preparing for a movie in May 2017, he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer.   He had to stop working to give priority to his…

Park Hyung Sik in Manila 2019?

Is Park Hyung Sik having a fan meeting in Manila?  Your guess is as good as mine.  This evening, in his Instagram post, Mr. Ben Chan posted a photo of Park Hyung Sik with the caption, “A Valentine gift from BENCH.  We’ve got something offensively good coming your way on February 16 and 17!  Save the date.”  At the same time, Benchtm, the clothing brand,…

Winners of the 2019 Golden Disk Awards Day 1 and 2

Last January 5 and 6, 2019 were the Golden Disk Awards, the yearly South Korean music awards ceremony that gives tribute to achievements in the local music industry released in the previous year.  This year’s awards was held at Gocheok Skydome. The first day was devoted to awards for digital releases while the second was for physical album releases. Lee Seung Gi and Park Min Young…

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing

By Mike PolioGuest Blog Contribution References are made wherever possible. All statements are based on the author’s experiences. I take pride in informing the public and helping as many as I can through sharing my experiences with my readers. That said, no one except you can take responsibility for your Cryptocurrency Investing decisions, so do think it through before investing. It would be appropriate to…

Is President Duterte a Congenital Liar?

My instinctive reaction is to flip the channel whenever the president appears on television. An appearance of guilt that is actually one of embarrassment, a psychological jolt, I cringe. I do not hate Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. I do not know him enough to judge him on a personal level. In fact, sometimes I hold off changing channels and gather the last vestiges of my respect…

How to Renew Your US Non – Immigrant Visa Without Interview

I renewed my US non-immigrant visa recently under the interview waiver program.  This is a program for repeat visitors to the United States who need not appear for interview and need not submit supporting documents to renew their non-immigrant visas. I was able to use my previous 10-year multiple entry visa three times.  Before that, I entered through a single entry visa. Not all applicants…

Of The Spratly Islands And The Balangiga Bells- Which Is More Important? Islands or Bells?

Why  was the president  so assertive in getting the Balangiga bells back but such a weakling in asserting the Philippines’ claim in the West Philippine Sea? Which is more important?  Islands or bells? In this article, contributor Phillip Pino shares some ideas on what the president can and should be doing instead. When Pres. Rodrigo Duterte first spoke about the Balangiga bells he was steaming,…

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