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Archipelago Labs Allots $10m Fund To Invest, Support Local Web3 Startups

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00:26 sec | Last week

Archipelago Labs Allots $10m Fund To Invest, Support Local Web3 Startups

"4 a.m. Thursday, November 24th, 2022. Archipelago labs allots $10 million funds to invest, support local web three startups a labs allotted a 10 million budget to support startups and talents in the web three ecosystem in the Philippines. The post archipelago labs allots ten M fund to invest, support local web three startups appeared first on bit penis.

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Indonesia signs deals to accelerate clean energy transition

AP News Radio

00:56 sec | 2 weeks ago

Indonesia signs deals to accelerate clean energy transition

"Indonesia has signed an international deal to accelerate a transition toward clean energy known as the just energy transition partnership the deal announced by President Biden and others on the sideline at the G 20 summit aims to reduce emissions from Indonesia Not just like soon but to be just One of the world's most populous countries Indonesia is heavily reliant on coal power plants It's the world's third largest coal producer but it also has abundant potential to move into renewable energy We're mobilizing $20 billion to support Indonesia's efforts to reduce emissions and expand renewable energy And support workers in the most affected who are most affected by the transition away from coal Indonesian officials say the country has an important role to play in fighting climate change and the deal is a signal not just in the Asia Pacific but the world South Africa signed up during last year's climate conference in India Vietnam Senegal and the Philippines are all considering similar deals I'm Jennifer King

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Philippine schools ordered to reopen after virus lockdowns

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | Last month

Philippine schools ordered to reopen after virus lockdowns

"Millions of students have been trooping back to public schools across the Philippines as the government enforces the mandatory resumption of in person classes After more than two years of lockdowns Daunting problems hound the reopening of classes in schools in several cities and provinces primarily the extensive damage and flooding caused by tropical storm now gai which blew out of the archipelago on Sunday the storm left more than 130 people dead and a trail of destruction including damaged school buildings Many schools had resumed in person classes in August but the prolonged school closures had been sparking fears that literacy rates among Filipino children could worsen I'm Charles De Ledesma

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At least 31 dead in floods, landslides in south Philippines

AP News Radio

00:46 sec | Last month

At least 31 dead in floods, landslides in south Philippines

"Over 30 people have died and others are missing in flash floods and landslides set off by torrential rains that have swamped a sudden Philippine province Rescuers use rubber boats to evacuate residents from a Waterloo area after floodwaters rapidly rose in many low lying villages forcing villagers to climb onto their roofs to be helped by army troops police and volunteers officials say the floods are starting to recede aiding rescue work the unusually heavy rains have been caused by tropical storm now gay which is expected to hit the country's eastern coast from the Pacific Ocean on Saturday morning I'm Charles De Ledesma

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 Strong quake injures dozens, shuts north Philippine airport

AP News Radio

00:30 sec | Last month

Strong quake injures dozens, shuts north Philippine airport

"Officials say a strong earthquake has rocked a large swathe of the northern Philippines injuring over 30 people The Philippine institute of volcanology and seismology says the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered in abra province at a depth of 7 miles the U.S. tsunami warning system says no warning or advisory was issued The tremors forced the closure of an international airport and prompted the evacuation of patients in a hospital in the abra region I'm Charles De Ledesma

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 Filipino College Students Design 'Anti-Cheating' Hats

AJ Benza: Fame is a Bitch

03:08 min | Last month

Filipino College Students Design 'Anti-Cheating' Hats

"Wacky night. Or just beat up my air conditioner because I don't know. It just making sounds that it shouldn't make. I kept punching it and now it doesn't make those sounds. Many of you would call me caveman for doing that. But I did what I had to do. And me and Tutsi survive another night. Isn't that right, baby doll? Yes. She says so. Did you see this new thing where kids are now making things to place on their heads to dissuade them from cheating on an exam to stop them from looking at the person next to them's paper? Have you seen this? It's starting to Philippines. There's these anti cheating hats, and it's gone viral and it's inspired colleges to follow suit and, you know, do the same thing. So there's these students at one college in some city in the Philippines, were asked to wear bizarre apparel designed to prevent them peeking at their classmates papers. A lot of people responded by creating homemade contraptions out of cardboard, egg boxes, and other recycled bullshit, one person even made their own goggles using paper tubes. You've seen the picture, people pull on hats or helmets or Halloween masks. I mean, I don't understand this. The teacher behind this all is saying, insurers the integrity, it's a fun way to ensure the integrity and honesty in class. Listen, Americans don't copy what the kids in the Philippines are doing. Don't copy the Philippine kids, don't. Do you remember the days? When there was an exam and you were frightened to death because you didn't study enough, and you knew, oh my God, today is the day. I've got to get my answers right, and that person sometimes next to you if you're lucky. Slid their exam to the side of the desk where you could see it. Oh my God. I don't know where I'd be without Sue a Nino. Smiling while she slid her exam paper to her right, so I could clap clutch. So I could catch a glimpse of her multiple choice answers. Sue was a B plus a student all the way through. If it was an essay, I was lost. I always knew going into school if that was a test. Soon, you know, would slide her exam paper to the right, and I would be able to see

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Secretary Robert Wilkie Discusses China, Russia and Taiwan

America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast

01:22 min | 2 months ago

Secretary Robert Wilkie Discusses China, Russia and Taiwan

"Let's talk about China. How does the lack of a definitive success in the last 6 and a half months? Factor into Beijing's calculus on Taiwan and everything else. I think G has to take a middle road with Russia. I think you'll continue buying their energy, but I can't see him right now. Coming to the military rescue of an incompetent and inept. Kremlin. I don't think he wants to throw all of his weapons into that meat grinder. I think he has to take another look at Taiwan. Because he wasn't counting on the western resolve that greeted. Putin. And it's quite a different thing if their British submarines and their French submarines in the Pacific and the Australians are building a nuclear capability and the Indians are moving farther and farther out into the ocean. Because they've seen what happens if you let a tyrant loose. And they have to live with. The Chinese in their backyard and talk about the Indians the Australians, Singapore. Japan, Korea, Philippines.

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Philippines extending state of calamity for virus pandemic

AP News Radio

00:52 sec | 2 months ago

Philippines extending state of calamity for virus pandemic

"Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos junior's extending a state of calamity declared by his predecessor more than two years ago to deal with continuing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic Previous president Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire Philippines under a state of calamity in March 2020 because of the coronavirus now Marcus junior's press secretary says the state of calamity which was to expire on Monday may be extended by around three months primarily to allow emergency purchases and provide hazard allowances for healthcare workers masks will still have to be worn in crowded areas where people can't observe social distancing The Philippines and Myanmar are the last two countries in Southeast Asia that still require the wearing of masks outdoors I'm Charles De Ledesma

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 Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors

AP News Radio

00:30 sec | 3 months ago

Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors

"The Philippines president has okayed the removal of face masks in public more than two years after the law was imposed The Philippines and Myanmar are one of the last countries in Southeast Asia to lift the compulsory wearing of masks outdoors authorities have said the change will take effect as soon as president Ferdinand Marcos junior issues an executive order the Philippines and interior minister said a study has shown that lifting mask wearing requirements in other countries has not led to a surge in new infections however authorities

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Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 4 months ago

Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

"A strong earthquake has set off landslides and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines killing at least 5 people and injuring dozens The 7 magnitude quake was centered in a mountainous area of abra province but its force was felt in Manila too where hospital patients were evacuated and terrified people rushed indoors in a chilling near death experience Filipino photojournalist Harley palenque and companions who were traveling down hill in two vans in mountain province when they suddenly heard thunder like thuds and saw an avalanche of boulders as big as cars reigning down just ahead of them I'm Charles De Ledesma

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Strong quake kills 4, injures dozens in northern Philippines

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 4 months ago

Strong quake kills 4, injures dozens in northern Philippines

"A strong earthquake has killed at least four people and injured dozens and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines Santas say the 7th magnitude quake was centered around abra province in a mountainous area where at least one person was killed and over 20 injured other villagers died and several more injured in provinces near abra a safety officer in a town near the epicenter has told the AP the ground shook like I was on a swing president Ferdinand Marcos junior who took office less than a month ago said the chandeliers suede and clanked in the presidential palace he plans to travel to the hardest hit areas on Thursday I'm Charles De Ledesma

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25 million kids missed routine vaccinations because of COVID

AP News Radio

01:00 min | 5 months ago

25 million kids missed routine vaccinations because of COVID

"The United Nations says a global side effect of the coronavirus pandemic has been children missing out on routine vaccinations I'm Ben Thomas with the latest A report from the World Health Organization and UNICEF says 25 million children last year failed to get vaccinated against diphtheria tetanus and pertussis Those three diseases are seen as markers for childhood immunization coverage It continues a downward trend that began in 2019 before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic UNICEF calls the numbers a red alert for child health warning the lack of vaccinations and the current rise in global malnutrition will result in many lives lost Vaccine coverage fell in every region of the world but the worst effects were seen in East Asia and the Pacific Data shows the vast majority of children who failed to get immunized were living in developing countries namely Ethiopia India Indonesia Nigeria and the Philippines I'm Ben Thomas

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Charlie Asks the Question 'What Is a Citizen?'

The Charlie Kirk Show

01:51 min | 5 months ago

Charlie Asks the Question 'What Is a Citizen?'

"We've asked the question before what is a citizen? A citizen is different and distinctly separate than a surf, a subject, or a slave. A citizen means you are a co ruler of your nation. A citizen is somebody who is bought into the social contract, the fabric of the nation that they are in. We are called to be good citizens. In fact, being an active and alert citizen, I believe, is a moral prerogative, both biblically and also you could even make an argument just rooted in the natural law that being a citizen of your nation is a good thing, Jeremiah 29 7 says that demand the welfare of the nation that you are in because your welfare is tied to your nation's welfare. And we talk about citizenship, it's important to recognize and realize that there's limitations on citizenship. That not everyone gets to be a citizen just because they want to be a citizen. That citizenship, yes, you could be born into it, therefore you're tied to the prior social contract of your parents, or you must earn citizenship. Now when you decide to structure the fundamental elements of a society, it's fair to say that when you decide who should have political power, that citizens, the co rulers need to be the ones that decide who have political power. Now this might sound so unbelievably patently obvious that the people that are the ones in the society that are citizens, they and they alone are the ones that get to decide who's in power. For example, the French, the Saudis, the Iranians, the Chinese, or the Philippines, the Filipinos, they don't get to decide who's our president. They don't get to decide who your governor is. That only American citizens get to decide who's actually in charge of America.

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Marcos Becomes President in the Philippines

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 5 months ago

Marcos Becomes President in the Philippines

"Ferdinand Marcus junior the namesake son of an ousted dictator has been sworn in as Philippine president Protesters hold placards that read never again to martial law and reject Marcus Duterte activists and survivors of the martial law era say the political comeback has been pulled off by whitewashing his family's image Marcus junior's rise to power comes 36 years after an army backed people power revolt booted his father from office but in his inaugural speech Marcus junior defended the legacy of his late father who he said accomplished many things that

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"philippines" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence

The Economist: The Intelligence

08:31 min | 5 months ago

"philippines" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence

"But first. Apple. Today marks another milestone in an astonishing turnaround for a famously political family. Back in May, Ferdinand Marcos junior, who's known as bong bong, handily won the Philippines presidential election. Marcus junior, the duly elected president of the republic of the Philippines. The profane tough guy incumbent Rodrigo Duterte has served out his one allowed 6 year term, having led a brutal crackdown on drug users. Today, his daughter Sarah became vice president and bong bong became president Marcos. Or rather, the next president Marcos. The last one was his father, defeated by a populist movement led by khorasan Aquino in 1986. What is it that has brought this nation to its knees? The answer is inescapably clear. Mister Margot. The Marcos regime had become notorious for its brutality for its corruption, and perhaps most of all, for its extravagance. Even those who knew little of Philippine politics knew that the president's wife imelda had a staggering number of posh shoes. When Marcos senior was deposed, ending up in exile, few would have guessed that there would be another Marcos leading the country. But a lot can change in 36 years. At noon today Ferdinand bongbong Marcos junior became president of the Philippines. Leo morani is The Economist Asia editor. The election was back in May on the 9th and mister Marcus attracted an enormous amount of support. He won 59% of the vote in a single drone election and his nearest rival only managed to muster 28% of the vote. That gives him the strongest electoral mandate of any president since his father Ferdinand Marcos, who, apart from winning elections, also imposed martial law and was a kleptocratic brutal dictator. So given his father's record, why do you think he was able to win this? And with such a clear majority. There are several reasons for that start with the sort of whitewashing of his father's reign. So for the past several years and especially in the run up to this election, the Marcus campaign has been running a social media campaign aimed at sort of rewriting history and painting his father's room as a golden era a time of prosperity and stability. Another reason is that the majority of the electorate is either too young to remember the dictatorship or had not been born yet. The third reason is that the Philippine schools curriculum does not much focus on the area of the dictatorship. So that's it, then it's just a matter of having us likely run social media campaign to smudge through history. That's a big part of it, but it's not all of it. An interesting thing is that DeMarcus legacy started to be reconsidered as early as a decade after the revolution. So by late 1995, which is less than ten years after he was deposed, people had already started changing their minds. I'll give you an example. In May 1986, which is a few months after the revolution, 41% of people surveyed by respected bolster thought that Ferdinand Marcos had been true to the duties of a patriotic president by October 95 that number had jumped to 57%. More striking yet in 86, 44% of people agreed that he was a severe brutal or oppressive president. And the same proportion disagreed. A decade later, just 38% agreed that he was a severe brutal or oppressive president and 60% disagreed. Confronted with these results, the polls tried to draw conclusions. They said, and I could. Not many of us would care to hold a grudge against someone long dead, not even someone like Ferdinand Marcos. But why do you think that was the case? That merely a decade later, people had begun to forget or at least not to mind. So the story goes back to 1991 when the Marcus family was allowed to return to the Philippines. In the dictator had died in an exile in 1989, the rest of the family was allowed to come back ostensibly to face charges of corruption. Instead, by 1992, imelda Marcos, that's Ferdinand's wife, had launched a presidential campaign. She lost in the end, but bong bong Marcus the son became congressman, and indeed for most of the next 30 years, he stayed in some position of the other, whether as a congressman or a governor or a senator. Other members of the family have been in various positions of power. So the process of rehabilitating the family name did not just start in the run up to this election and started ages needed to grow. It started 30 years ago. So now, at last, he's risen to the presidency. What do you think we can expect? The initial signs based on his appointments to the cabinet in nearly two months since he was elected. Fairly encouraging, actually. I mean, he seems so far, like he's shaping up to be a fairly middle of the road, standard president. His predecessor, Rodrigo Duterte, who's best known for his fall mouth and his drug wars, actually appointed a bunch of technocrats to run the economy. Appears to be doing the same. He's picked Benjamin jock no, who used to run the Central Bank to head his economic team, his defense chief as a former army general and chief of staff, his pick for transport used to be the base of the national airline. So those signs are fairly encouraging. And in fact, the business growth is delighted with the shape of the government so far. I should point out that his vice president is Sara Duterte, who is the daughter of the old queen president Rodrigo Duterte, and Rodrigo Duterte remains enormously popular. It's extremely popular as well. So there's a continuity here between these two administrations. And so no immediate reason to believe then that he has designs on grabbing the reins as firmly as his father did. Perhaps not grabbing the reins as firmly as his father did, but what is worrying is that there are already some signs of the space for criticism being constricted. That said, on June 23rd, the telecoms regulator clamped on the seal of big chunks of airtight by television and radio broadcasters. This is a fairly common practice in the Philippines. And those chunks are often used by political actors, so that's one example. Another is a prominent columnist whose no fan of bong bong was let go by her newspaper on the grounds that she sits on the board of rap load, which is a rabble rosing news website, but she sat on the board of rapper for ages and this was well known, including to her employers. A rapper for its part, on June 29th, again received an order from the country security and exchange commission to shut down for violating foreign ownership routes. So there are already worrying signs. And putting aside those concerns for the moment, what do you think it means for the Philippines today that mister Marcos should have become president? Much like France, the Philippines is on its 5th republic. This republic was founded after Marcus was deposed, and was founded in the basis of ideals of democracy and fairness and also to ensure that no markers like ever becomes president again. The very fact that Filipinos have chosen to elect the dictator's son suggests that the Philippines is entering a new era, there are others who argue that this new era started with the election of Rodrigo Duterte. So no matter which direction this presidency goes in, the one thing that is clear is that the era defined by the 1986 revolution has come to an end. Leo thanks very much for joining us. My pleasure, Jason. In 2014, Scotland held its first independence referendum, a triumph for the Scottish national party and its then leader Alex salmond. How are we going to vote? At the time, Nicola Sturgeon, who now leads the party, called it a once in a lifetime chance. We don't know that we'll ever get another opportunity to decide to become an independent country. It's the only guaranteed opportunity we will ever get. In the end, Scottish voters opted to stay in the union with the nays beating the yeas 55% to 45%. That might have put an end to.

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"philippines" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

04:36 min | 7 months ago

"philippines" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

"So David, what are some of these clips from TikTok that are helping to rebrand the Marcos family? So this has been like catnip for young people during the pandemic, the amount of young people that have downloaded TikTok has exploded here in the Philippines. And what we've seen is just a deluge of pro Marcos content. Describe your dad's handyman skills. I don't think he had any. Just really slickly produce archival footage trying to portray the Marcus here as some sort of glory days. Describe your dad's kitchen skills. My dad's kitchen skills spend we found one where there was retro grainy footage of former First Lady imelda Marcos meeting with Britain's Prince Charles and this is set against the Swedish pop singer tove Lowe's hit habits..

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"philippines" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

02:06 min | 7 months ago

"philippines" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

"Is she is not from one of these dynastic political families that seem to control the Philippines year after year, her support is grassroots, she actually has policy recommendations. She is someone who's looking to break the cycle and reform the country that is kept many millions living in grinding poverty. She's currently behind, though, in the polls by about 30 points. So bang bang's leading, despite the fact that he comes from a political family with a really bad track record, how's he doing that? Marcus senior wasn't as unpopular as his record suggests, despite doing these horrific things, he still has a positive legacy among millions of Filipinos. There is a tendency here to support strongmen and that has something to do with the institutions being weak here with the insecurity that people live in when it comes to safety when it comes to just putting food on the table. And so Marcus is revered by many working class Filipinos and it's the educated Filipinos, the upper class Filipinos, the left leaning Filipinos who suffered at his hands that have a terrible memory. Now, the other thing that has helped Marcus is that they've successfully whitewashed their history. This is an extremely young country. There are millions and millions of Filipinos did not live through those martial law years. Over 60 million registered voters in the Philippines have no real memory of that time and so the Marcus family spent years rebranding their image. First in legacy media and then through Facebook and YouTube and then now their newest tool is TikTok. TikTok, TikTok. We'll be.

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"philippines" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

05:22 min | 7 months ago

"philippines" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

"Responsible for two decades of authoritarian rule, the murder of thousands of political opponents and the theft of billions of dollars from a country reeling from an economic crisis. But it helps when you can harness the power of TikTok. That's how fernand dad bong bong Marcos junior has been campaigning to become the next president of the Philippines..

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"philippines" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence

The Economist: The Intelligence

07:01 min | 7 months ago

"philippines" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence

"Around is this oil find. When ExxonMobil first struck oil off the coast of Guyana a few years ago, as they say in the industry, they hit a gusher. To date, they found over 10 billion barrels of recoverable reserves in guyanese waters. To put that into context, by the end of the decade, there will be producing more than a million barrels of oil per day. For Exxon alone, one in ten barrels of oil that they produce every day in 2030, they reckon they'll be coming from guyanese seas. To do that, within 12 years of your discovery is unprecedented. That was Alistair routledge, who is the president of ExxonMobil and Guyana. What he told me was that the speed at which this oil producer found oil and got production going, it's been pretty staggering. Even to go from the first discovery to first production and then less than 5 was absolutely outstanding. There was some risk taken to get there, but the government of the day were really keen to see early revenues to show that they could develop the economy. For the ordinary guyanese person, they have been hearing about this oil fine for quite a while now and a lot of them are looking around and saying, hey look, what has the impact been on the economy? So in some ways, especially when you're in the capital when you're in Georgetown, you feel like oil has boosted this economy. Some local workers, particularly in the capital, they're making a lot more money than before just driving taxis, working as waiters in the hotels, working on building sites to build fancy new apartments and villas for the expat workers showing up in Guyana. When I look at my employees back three years ago, a lot of them were wearing hand me down clothes. That's Sean hill who manages Guyana shore base, which is the logistics hub, the port that serves the offshore oil industry. And he taught me through how oil has brought prosperity to some people in the local economy. Like hot pot was empty. Now it is full of life trials that complaining because it's on a car parking space. You motorbikes outside, people turning up in brand new clothes to work every single day. So you can visibly see that what we're doing here is impacting their lives. On a macro scale, the data shows that this is happening. So the economy grew 20% last year. It grew 44% in 2020. Guyana was the fastest growing economy in the world during the pandemic. What you have is a government that is promising to channel all of these Petro dollars into development. They're saying they're going to use this money to build infrastructure roads, schools, hospitals, and you have quite a bit of excitement over there. Of course, there's a number of things that could go wrong. The guy in his people don't have to look far to see how oil can be a curse for an economy. To the west, they've got Venezuela. Their oil is bankrolled a corrupt socialist dictatorship. They've got Trinidad, nearby, where all exploration was great for a while, but it's also sort of led to crime and social unrest. So really, the big concern is, hey, are we going to have one big oil industry and the rest of the economy is going to be drained of resources, drained of qualified staff? Are we going to have this resource curse? Or are we going to be able to diversify? We consider it to be of the highest importance to ensure that we diversify the economy. Ashley Singh, Guyana's finance minister, who I also interviewed there, he talked a lot about economic diversification. I think we have the good fortune in that we do have a basis for real economic diversification. There is a very significant set of opportunities in gold production. We have the potential terrible two or three companies looking at developing large scale gold mines. That will be significant. Now you're right, mean oil is still going to be larger than even gold. But they will not be insignificant. Whatever mister Singh says, the data isn't that hopeful. By the government's own estimates, the guyanese economy as a whole will expand almost 50% this year. But if you take out oil, it's going to grow by less than 8%. Offshore oil is an incredibly specialized industry. So you only need a few maintenance staff, most of the work is done by machines. You're not going to be sourcing from local guyanese businesses because frankly there's only a handful of companies around the world that produce pipes and widgets that are up to scratch. One really big risk that could see this whole oil boom turns sour is corruption. Guyana is a country with massive ethnic divisions between groups of African and Indian descent. Their politics is very cleanly divided between those two groups. The last election a couple of years ago turned pretty ugly in part because these oil riches were up for grabs. Cronyism is rife. A local businessman will all say it's not possible to win a big deal or a big job in the oil industry unless you've got pals and high places. Outside of Georgetown and inside of Georgetown, it feels like a whole different world. When I left the capital and I went over to the agricultural land in the pomeron, I went to a big coconut plantation you can see people there who were really skeptical about how the oil boom was ever going to benefit them. The name is Gary Goodman. I'm 55 years old and I've actually 49 years now. When you're in Georgetown, everyone says to me, oh, these big hotels coming. Here's this guy. He's got a contract for oil. I'm not excited about the vehicles. I'm not excited about the big roadways. I'm not excited because the person to spend him on either hotel is only a certain class that people could go there. They might not walk into the government can go dear. The private sector, some could go some can't. What is the big excitement about it? The truth is, it's a pretty funny time to become a Petro state. On one hand, the invasion of Ukraine, the war does mean that energy prices have had an incredible boom of late, but in the slightly more medium to long term, we're in a world where everyone is trying to cut down their usage of fossil fuels. As one analyst said to me, in the Guyana, the oil revenues are going to come fast. They're going to come hard and they're not going to come long. So it's not going to take very long for us to find out whether.

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Kurt Schlichter and Jim Hanson Discuss the Laws of War

America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast

02:08 min | 8 months ago

Kurt Schlichter and Jim Hanson Discuss the Laws of War

"Let's get serious ish. I was in here in Dennis prager occupied this studio beforehand, because I'm in Los Angeles. And he said to me, Kurt, this stuff about the rapes of Ukrainians by Russian troops. Do you believe in? And I said, I absolutely believe it. We not only have the history after World War II, but we don't have a non commission officer corps on the ground to manage these guys. The one of the most important things that frontline leaders do with soldiers, it's young men hyped up on adrenaline with guns, you've got to control them and direct their violence in a reasonable and useful manner. Isn't that correct? It's a 100% true. I mean, you tell them, okay, first, we're going to go out and we're going to start killing people. But there's a whole bunch, a bunch of rules about this. You can't just do it indiscriminately. And it's amazing. I taught a lot of classes over the years and a number of countries about the laws of land warfare. And you got a lot of links. A lot of people going, wait, what? Okay, my favorite one, the Philippines. We're teaching a bunch of Philippine scout rangers and I'm telling them how to talk to them. When you're going to look for insurgents in a village, how do you make sure you go in and do it? What do you do? They said, well, we citing the machine guns here and we form an L shape. They had a good infantry plan, and they said, and then we just shoot the machine guns through all the buildings, go and count the bodies and issue a press release. We killed 22 insurgents. And I'm like, yeah. That's the technique. Okay, that seems seems a little broad. Maybe we can narrow and focus. Well, I had to convince them that, hey, maybe you keep one alive to interrogate. And they're like, yeah, we could use we could do that. Car battery and hook it up to his. And this isn't what I had in mind at all. It was a challenge, but that mentality does not exist across most militaries in the world. And so both the Russians and Ukrainians have committed a number of war crimes that are documented on

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Tim Tebow Shares His Miraculous Story

The Eric Metaxas Show

03:40 min | 9 months ago

Tim Tebow Shares His Miraculous Story

"I heard you speak to him recently. I mean, I've met you a number of times and I know your story. But recently I was at the march for life in D.C., and the night before there was an event. And you were the speaker because they couldn't afford me. So they had to go down a tear. And you were the speaker. And I've never heard you do your thing before. And you're famous for all kinds of things for being a sophomore winning the Heisman Trophy and for athletics, but it really was wonderful to hear you speak. But I thought to myself, before we get into the subject of your book, I know there are folks in my audience that do not know your story. So could you tell us the nutshell version of how you came into this world? Yeah, absolutely. So my dad in 1986 was getting ready to preach in a remote village in the Philippines and just started to a week for all the babies that were being aborted around the world. And he asked Scott, he already had four kids and asked Scott if you would give them another kid and started actually praying for me by name for a boy named Timothy and went back home and told my mom, hey, gotta put it on my heart to have tried to have another child and she was like, well, it got inputted on my heart and she started praying about it and then a few days later she felt convicted and so they started trying not long after my mom was pregnant and actually at first they didn't even think I was the baby that thought it was a tumor and so truly my first nickname was Timmy the tumor. So I had that going for me. Is that your siblings? They crushed me. But it's a tough one. Yeah, but then. You know, they found out what's the baby, the doctors told my parents, you need to have an abortion or will cost you your life and your baby's life and my mom said, you know, we're going to trust God. Let me just so people are clear. This is in the mid 80s. Your parents are missionaries in the Philippines. They have four kids and you said, God put it on your father's heart. You know, because a lot of people don't believe God speaks today. God put it on your father's heart in prayer. That they were to have another kid, and he felt that this is going to be a boy, and he's going to be named Timothy. So God impresses this on your father. And your mother gets pregnant. What happened during the pregnancy? Because you shared this when I heard you speak in D.C. the other day. But what happened that made the doctors in the Philippines say that she absolutely must abort this child? Well, there were so many different kinds of. Me not being able to get nutrients of the placenta not being attached and they didn't even know actually how bad it was until she was giving birth, but there were so many other amoeba dysentery and so many other things that were going on with my mom and me and the womb at the time. And a lot of complications, but actually a doctor had been doing it for 35 years when my mom gave birth, he said to my mom, this is the greatest miracle I've ever seen because I have no idea how your baby survived. I don't understand it, and your baby is a miracle. And you know, I think, you know, I still get so emotional when I think about it to this day because the only reason I'm here is because my mom gave me a

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 Philippines to proceed with deal to buy Russian helicopters

AP News Radio

00:38 sec | 9 months ago

Philippines to proceed with deal to buy Russian helicopters

"Manila is moving forward with a military deal with Moscow the Philippines government says it will proceed with the deal to purchase seventeen minute tree transport helicopters from Russia that was signed and partially paid for before the Russian invasion of Ukraine the defense chief says the two hundred forty nine million contract to acquire M. seventeen helicopters was signed in November under the Philippines made an initial payment in January the Philippines however has condemned Moscow's invasion of Ukraine due to financial constraints it has struggled for years to modernize its military one of

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Philippines welcomes back foreign travelers after 2 years

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 10 months ago

Philippines welcomes back foreign travelers after 2 years

"The Philippines has lifted a nearly two year ban on foreign travelers in a lifesaving boost for its tourism and related industries as in all the chrome fuel surge eases fully vaccinated travelers who tested negative for the virus will no longer be required to quarantine upon arrival well the Manila has also ended of risk classification system the banned travelers from worst hit areas the Philippines had imposed one of the world's longest lockdowns and strictest police enforced quarantine restrictions to quell a pandemic that cools its worst economic recession since the nineteen forties more than a million Filipinos lost their jobs in the first year of the pandemic alone I'm Charles the last month

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"philippines" Discussed on Asian American History 101

Asian American History 101

04:00 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Asian American History 101

"By December 10th, the Japanese landed 400 troops at Dunkin speech and quickly defeated the insular force guard before advancing on the marine barracks and pity. By 6 a.m., governor McMillan had officially surrendered. In total, there were 17 killed 35 wounded and 406 military and civilian personnel captured. Interesting fact, the Japanese had inaccurate reconnaissance information and overestimated the U.S. forces, so they attacked with a much larger force than was necessary. Another interesting fact is that there were 6 American military personnel who escaped capture and tried to cause havoc. Three were found and executed by September 1942, two additional by October 1942, but one of them, U.S. Navy radioman first class George tweed, was able to escape capture and was rescued by a U.S. Navy ship in July 1944. Just ten days before the U.S. landed in Guam. To hear more about the treatment of the chamorros during the occupation and the impact of the Saipan chamorro's in support of the Japanese, we really recommend going back to episode 7. Before we shift to the attack on the Philippines, one last interesting fact, people of Japanese descent on Guam and the CNMI faced a lot of discrimination after World War II, often changing their names to hide their Japanese heritage. That change with the impact of tourism, tourists from Japan are one of the largest sources of income in Guam now. The Philippines were another territory that was acquired after the Spanish-American War. We're planning a much more detailed episode on the full history. But here's the synopsis, it's your classic story of plucky resistance fighters battling their colonial rulers, the Spanish, and getting help from a foreign country, the United States of America. Only to be double cross in the end and have the new foreign country still United States of America become the new colonial rulers. The U.S. established a few military bases as part of their presence in the far east. As you can imagine, the people of the Philippines didn't appreciate being anyone's colony. So there were several decades of increasing political unrest. The ongoing trouble was enough to convince the U.S. to sign the Philippine independence act in 1934, AKA the tidings mcduffie act. This established a ten year transition of power in the Philippines to full independence and included the creation of a constitution and election of a government..

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"philippines" Discussed on Asian American History 101

Asian American History 101

05:07 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Asian American History 101

"The closest inhabited island is Utrecht atoll in the Marshall Islands at a little under 600 miles to the southeast. The U.S. took possession of wake island in 1899, which coincided with the U.S. colonial expansion that included the annexation of Hawaii and the acquisition of Guam and the Philippines after the Spanish-American War in 1898. Wake island is about halfway between Honolulu and Manila. So it made sense as a location for refueling ships and creating an airstrip for planes. Fun fact, Pan American airways also known as Pan Am, chose wake island as a stopping point for the trans Pacific flights between the U.S. and China. So after getting the U.S. Navy's permission, they constructed the flying clippers base on wake island in May 1935. The U.S. Navy began construction of a military base there in January 1941, and on August 19th, 1941, the first permanent military garrison was stationed on wake island. They were made up of the first marine defense battalion and were under the command of major PS devereaux. In total, there were about 449 officers and enlisted personnel. There were also 68 other U.S. naval personnel and over 1200 civilian workers. Most of the civilians were construction workers employed by Morrison knudsen, a civil engineering company. There were also about 45 chamorro men employed by Pan Am at their company's facilities on wake island. A few hours after hearing about the Attack on Pearl Harbor, 36 Japanese Mitsubishi bombers flew from their bases on the Marshall Islands and attacked wake island on December 8th. The goal was to establish air dominance so the Imperial Japanese bombers destroyed 8 of the 12 planes at the airfield. Fun fact, these were F four F three wildcats. The Japanese also sank the nisqually a converted scow that was in the bay. If you're wondering where the other four U.S. wildcats were, they were in the air on patrol, trying to find the Japanese, but due to poor visibility didn't see the Japanese bombers. After the attack, the panem employees were evacuated as well as any passengers who happened to be there. The chamorro workers weren't allowed to board the plane to escape, so they were left behind. The Japanese followed up the initial bombing with an attempt to land and take over wake on December 11th. The four wildcats, U.S. Marines, and any civilian volunteers who were willing to fight, were able to mount a defense under major devereaux command, and they repelled this first attempt in all the Japanese lost two destroyers and had 407 casualties in this first attempt. There were frequent Japanese air raids and no additional troop deployments or supplies. So the second invasion force was more effective for the Japanese on December 23rd..

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"philippines" Discussed on Between The Lines

Between The Lines

05:55 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Between The Lines

"The descending boys started from the military because of the fact that the military has been put in a very vulnerable position especially to the military units deployed in islands that we occupied in the south china sea then of course followed by our diplomats when secretary to door look seen became the foreign secretary in two thousand and eight eighteen. I'm sorry so you have two boys there. One coming from the secretary of national defense of the field lorenzana ben. Of course secretary trudeau look seen started to you. Know basically express their dissenting opinion in louder manner. Their voices started to be heard. And this put the philippine government in san those who still wanted to continue. The peace policy led by no less than our precedent then being challenged in a very subtle manner but nevertheless effective by the secretaries of national defense. And of course the secretary of foreign affairs. This is awfully complicated. Because deter tight is a pretty popular president of the philippines the filipino people. According to all the available public appalling evidence loves and supports the united states especially its role in the region so given that deter as being acquiescing in beijing's maritime provocations. How do you account for deter ties popularity with the filipino. People while he's popular when it comes to domestic issue especially when it comes to law and order dealing with druglords creeping image. That you know. Yes the solution destruct problem this issue regarding climbs that's forced drastic measure allowing the police conduct extrajudicial killings which graded impression that you have a very decisive leader but on the other hand of course he's not very popular when it comes to foreign policy if you check the poll conducted by to survey institutions also asia and the social weather station. The public opinion is generally inclined to the view. That number one. China cannot be trusted number. Two there's no need for the government to assert the hey grueling and number three the philippine government should strengthen the armed forces in the face of chinese growing presence in the west philippine sea or in the south china sea tired cross..

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"philippines" Discussed on Hustleshare

Hustleshare

07:06 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Hustleshare

"The committee was g- movie was dependent on the environment. Of course epsom also was Very dependent also community so aching care the rupee without taking care of the environment and eventually at some be shooting at seven shooting itself in the foot so it it started off by a treating wastewater being from the from from the factory. Who do we think. There's a code quote pixel beautiful epsom them care wastewater fix more wouldn't be accessible if a few areas of their. You should go go and take a look on track it. So this has become the montreal so absorbed in his it globally. If something about it has something it has a lot to do with. It's not only about us indian by the about talking about respect for science rib. It's disrespect that we have for the environment and that you know we should be. That should be in the conversation in about sustaining this. This uh this visual which is actually the harder part of vehicle right. And i imagine you know supervising supply-chain customer service already a huge task. But when you talk about marketing and ultimately talking about like brand calms which again persuasion is the biggest undertone in that house. Communications evolved for epson in the philippines during this time and Actually it it was about who for example. Our corporate vision We we we had to re-communicate or visit because we want to make sure that absolutely is We're not only just about into the for above being relevant to society as a whole all of these different mythologies and a house start off by saying we are relevant and we care for the island we can sustain so by twenty fifty. We should be a underground resource free in. We'll be kurban negative. Were we should be. We should be using less oils in memphis hopefully thing. That's oh that's how long into the future. Yeah and i think i've even seen collab- after got where i saw this. I interviewed partnered with nat. Go or something. yes yes. We're not you for the for for being cool. Wow being it's about global warming and policies actually goes very well with with the anti global warming because we We choose to be more energy-efficient and By using technology we to be able to translate roseau into the market. How how how does the market. How does it held these benefit from this kind of and ben might be sir. He's sticking with a jesus and promotes are actually homegrown on some so. It's something about who. And its way that's my that reporter organic would be inconvenient. This exactly what. I was telling you about not have these cricket villages but if you're not able to communicate you know at the end of the customers again the what's what brice at what price thing and we also gone. We've gone beyond this. Is gonna be on display boeing and partnering up with that children the festival so for dnr natural resources and also the green education philippians which is aren't russell. Did things like cycling's ours. And even sometimes we we. We ruled in divinities show and to communicate about all of this inviting sustainability. So it's not really about. It's not horrible us doing the heart booking about us being involved in honors or stories read. So that's the so i. I think the final one that had on earlier. I is with not you so the campaign turned down the supposed to be helping to put big world's permafrost. Which is you know the frozen earth underneath in the poll. Regional earthrights we all. The permafrost is sandra huge. And this is something where we also should be very concerned about in different levels for our children. Our children's children. So that's that's that's what that's what we're looking for taking a look at Own technologies and then equating it with the the environment and we have made me think with with what we're saying You know she feedback. Noughties get goes hand in hand with Global warming anti warming and making sure that we are going through a stable or at least our our technology for sustainable for the all right now. That's amazing ended up. Let's take our last break. And when we come back let's talk about paying forward you know what's the mo of how you can actually make this big especially the corporate ladder dislike. How talk about that more after the break arabic. Nubrik moore stew with edwin. Who told us all the amazing things. Abc or phillips operation are doing here but again there's so many Wearing their so much responsibility that that's that fall under your plate at but i to understand from your point of view with all these things happening within your realm of responsibility. What's your day to day like. And how do you even manage to make people all in the impeach.

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"philippines" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer

AM 970 The Answer

01:51 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer

"So he filled up a shelf with market necessities like coffee and cleaning products. It was really getting to be bad, so And that's when I came up with my market idea. I think that the once the cast stations and I'm sure the beginning people thought Who worked the heck of rest. Downtown Detroit Cafe owner met Neo says that business is slowly coming back. But this time last year things look bleak down goes down is like literally. It's like a movie. It's like We were here and you don't see anybody was here. Just the neighbors coming and taking stuff from here to survive. Voters have taken such steps as boosting online sales are starting curbside pickup and delivery services, or they've changed their hours and staffing levels. Breaking news and The U. N says the Philippines is the only country in the world where all schools remain closed because of the coronavirus today marked the start of a new academic year in the Philippines with schools which were shut at the start of the covid outbreak. Remain closed until recently four of the nation's Bangladesh, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela in the same position, But these have all now either announced or started the partial reopening of schools. Just the Philippines. His left Children there were being taught using online lessons, printed materials and TV broadcast, but there are fears the country's 27 million pupils are falling badly behind. That's the BBC's Michael Bristowe reporting, Hurricane Nicholas has made landfall in Texas springing a threat about the 20 inches of rain to parts of the Gulf Coast. Texas Governor Greg Abbott says the state has placed rescue teams and resources in the Houston area. And along the Texas Gulf Coast. For the stories of town hall dot com. I'm Patrick Cross. Many doctors and specialists recommend eating a diet rich in fruits.

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"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

Queer as Fact

03:58 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

"Drink in a similar way related contact Context might say i guess quiz have never changed quite a few sexual orientation which was some of my favorite becky words. So true blue is used to mean straight which. I enjoy australia and america's trillion. Trueblue all my god. That's all i'm going to think about for the rest of my life when someone describes themselves than a true blue z. Holy can be. I think it is especially funny when you think about the fact that like for example as men i talked about before like masculine but sleep with men are often described as straight even though they sleep with men and using the phrase trueblue really sums that up incredible yup gay men meanwhile mites because crock knit which is the savoia word for bat based on the fact that they cruise at night i feel like scholley saw philippine fantasy writer has done something with this vampires vampires gay gay men a bats. It's all coming to cover together. So saturday live mrs. yeah to continue on. The animal seem the word for frog. Bucky is used to main bisexual because frogs living with land. Wosa yeah okay. I think i've heard mtbf's used as a euphemism for bisexual before. I have heard that actually. Yeah so again. We circle back to the same. Mci another word for bisexual is double blade. Which is cool. I like that one alia. I'm just thinking about doll to raises. I'm a little tight. Not straight nar so then as was a sexual orientation. We've got words for moore army for example which is an illegal diving practice is used to mean lingus on illegal diving practice like what they do. Is they go down with heavy and they drop them on race to drive the fish out and then the catch the fish. Oh okay cool. I never heard of anything like that. So that's the time to go into this but the legal and you'll die take. Yeah yeah yeah. Yeah yeah. I get that but i was like jimmy diving like commercially. Competitively like an olympics. The word for confession mongoose oil is used to refer to cheer. Because you're on your knees. Yup okay again. Then the first day when they won't be laws anyone who's engaged with go words for sex. They're also few general To describe people want explanation given for the fact that there's a few adjectives for people in becky is one of us is becky. Beckmann was more sacred was to check people out without them knowing. Obviously a ways to describe them side would be from the english word beauty for example discipline award for geist. The is also used to refer to someone who's skinny mice. Today's examples that i've provided so far a simply passing at expanding on the meanings of existing words in english said wanna tagalog this along with the sound china's. I mentioned before two of the key ways of making becky woods. The third thing that characterizes becky is the use of pronouns to replace wads. I just remembered where i've heard amphibious. Yeah it's not invite sexuality gender fluid terminology and specifically that popeye.

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"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

Queer as Fact

01:59 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

"That shouldn't be a super controversial thing to say. Unfortunately it is. Yeah and i do i. I national anti discrimination laws. There are some provincial ones. Some areas have them but not all areas. Have them so. It's a bit of a mixed bag which is unsurprising. it's more nuanced than the one statement you generally raid would lead you think shock horror. Yeah so got argues that. The general image of the philippines as a tolerant country accepting of people has actually made things more difficult for quit in the philippines particularly when they look more complex or less kinda public issues. So i think like employment discrimination versus things like same sex marriage. It's much harder to fight for laws against employment discrimination. Went everyone around. She goes but let accepting equip able to the nothing against people. Yeah i mean also. Presumably there are groups campaigning. Full same sex marriage and yet you. We've seen that like having lived through same sex marriage campaigns in australia. We've seen how that can really like saw the energy out for other forms of activism within the community and also not only take that into a white from community organizing also difficult to do other campaigns but Marriage wasn't that it isn't that what you wanted yet. Side the general situation for people in philippine society and especially looking back over the lost decades of the twentieth century can be summed. Up according to garcia by court from nineteen seventies interview panel. Unfortunately i couldn't access the foot nights of this book to tell you what interview paneled few in the nineteen seventies which say accords where somebody says by and large in filipino society has never really been any great prejudice against him sexual there the object of ridicule yes but prejudice so the general attitude is the people let haughtily quit people. But that's fine. that's good. It's not a real problem. We're not against them.

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"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

Queer as Fact

06:29 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

"At prime minister. Just made a reference to the kurds really. I feel like that's better when the opposition called the prime minister simp- on national tv. Yeah so the january explanation given by scholars for how that he has managed to become so mainstream is that high sexuality is much more visible and much more accepted in the philippines that is in most countries so based on that. I wanna talk about this idea of the philippines as side which is accepting quipped paypal and then all such talk a bit about the reasons behind this the reasons behind the visibility of In the philippines okay. Yeah clemmie meyer. I thought was just like obviously. The entertainment industry has generally been a safe space. We apple than all the spices in most contexts. And the ones here in a safe space. You have the secret language. You're nothing to use it as secretly. Yeah and then other people are gonna find out about it because you know people loved Rodman and out group like it's just kind of the reverse of why you came up with this language in the first place. Yeah yeah you're right like people do want to be an ingram side. Obviously gonna start learning when they hear it used and then it lose its original purpose and like we say the same thing. We'll do an episode on this one. But we do the same thing in england with polara where the sacred gate language and then became used by hunting event names to very famous radio in china's and then basically Use this anymore. it's on the radio. Now it's useless to us. Yeah whereas in the philippines Dying out because no longer subsets. Original purpose is just basically become a part of a lot of mainstream philippine slang cool. Yeah that's interesting yeah. I wonder to what extent like i feel. Like if i was equip us any one of these countries and yeah. I started hearing that language on the radio. I would have that reaction. But i wanted to. What extent actions like correct right because like if you're using it secretly to protect yourself from quebec people i didn't create capable type. Who is gonna like. I've listened to the radio show. Isn't it queer like it's probably at least Jason's and you know. I just seems like it's very unlikely that the constantly trying to protect his home. I guess like you. You copy is sure of that. Yeah yeah. I guess especially when you're talking about like the uk context. I'm nonstop my anti. We will touch this one day. Is that that was at the time. When homosexuality was illegal in the uk so it was less like all this guy might know. I'm gay and more like i may be arrested. And then i know there's a famous point off was princess. Diana wanted the other british princesses used somewhere. Some phrase of from polari and people like that is the moment died right. Yeah yeah okay. I guess at that point like obviously the cops probably researching it and stuff. Yes the kind of cops. That are doing entrapment trenton. You know hanging out on a beat to try and pick you up then rescue. There's cops probably studied power if they have the cia. It's much more strategic than yep i. Let's talk about attitudes to quiz in the philippines before i start making a poorly educated comments about kalari. I read our variety of surveys about attitudes towards in cleveland the philippines to try and get a feeling if this claim that the philippines is a really queer. Friendly country is true Because some people are saying the philippines is absolutely queer friendly anyone can be created. It's fine and then there are bunch of this isn't really true. This isn't what the situation actually is in daily life for acquitted person so i tried to find some statistics. The statistics were somewhat contradictory. But i'll tell you. I didn't have time to look into the details of for example. Who did all the surveys. What exactly the questions. They asked who are in everything But for example one hundred fifteen study found that eighty five percent of filipinos disagreed with the statement. That same sex marriage should be recognized but then twenty seventeen poll found that sixty three percent of people believe same sex attractive. Paypal's enjoy the same rights but straight people and that same twenty seventeen poll found that seventy two percent of people believe trans people should enjoy the same rights that six people so that twenty seventeen paul teams quite positive. The twenty fifth pole nelson the twenty fifteen. Paul not so much on the is a two years apart. But i think that's representative all value change over time. There are bumps trauma statistics from around the same time. That kind of went away as well. Yeah i guess there is a bit of a difference there like obviously the difference there in freising. Yeah this is about a specific legal change. he added one of this about like sort of generally. Do you think gay people should have rights. I think that definitely is a factor that one question is a really concrete thing in once quite abstract. So i want also that i read quite a lot of. He's written a lot about philippine quick culture. Nael garcia described the philippines as being a tolerant country queer people and explains that he meant the tolerate quip people accept them and he gave the example of the fact that a family might be tolerant of having a queer acquaintance and united habitat them over to dinner or whatever but if one of the children came out that would be a completely different matter and they would not accept that and i think that kinda is the same thing when it's a kind of abstract concept this person where you don't really have to interact with queen cycles. People might be fine with that but when it's in your own life and something concrete people uncomfortable with another statement. That often comes up when talking about how the philippines on unaccept- in country is that there aren't nar laws against homosexuality in the philippines. That is true so fis that isn't illegal to be gay or to have gay sex in the philippines. Since the philippines became independent. I believe in the forties that has been true however that doesn't mean that quick people have equal legal rights. Same sex marriage isn't recognized does legal process to change agenda and they're also nine national antidiscrimination laws protecting sir Obviously there some specifically writes the other being deprived but also the thing wear cops the world over discriminate against people you need legal protections minority groups like..

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"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

Queer as Fact

06:31 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Queer as Fact

"Hello and welcome to clear. As fact the pus bring you create history from around the world and throughout time. I'm alice and i'm jason and today we're talking about the que- language of the philippines nine as swat speak or becky before we begin. I'd like to acknowledge the underwear warrior on people at the traditional china's up the land on which this podcast is recorded and pay my respects. The elders pasta present data custodians of Older this podcast. We have some content warnings before being this episode. This upside will include discussions historic end moncrieff idea discussions and use of Which considered derogatory in some context and some discussions of six. If any of that sounds something you don't want to listen to feel. Just give this upside and check out our content so you may notice listeners that it is just allison is today. That's normally But we are down to two. unfortunately we still concord with iran. Judy lockdowns and allied. Just go to vaccinations or he's out for the day. We have to be back with three hurts. Any three hosts soon. But at the moment you've just got to of us getting the upside before we sign anything else. I disliked to mention that there are a lot of different names for the language talking about in today's episode. You would notice that. I already put to just in the opening alarming. Becky is the one. I'm going to be using miceli throughout this episode. Because that's the one marsh popula in current use about this also beca knees and becky mon- which obviously you're on the same route as becky swats bake is an all the time for the language and you also hear it. Cold gas bake gay lingo and a whole lot of the names that kind of build on those words. So i'll be using becky throughout the upside. But i will also use a few all the times like soid speak in places where moore historically appropriate cool. Let's start with some queerest fact geography where philippines jason Southeast asia. good job Could i tell you with like a high degree of accuracy. Exactly which conference Like on a blank map nor but they are a country these days. There's an awesome. Indonesia is that helps out okay. Serious violence yes okay. That's what i thought. Yeah the philippines. In southeast asia seven thousand islands make up the philippines. That's a little. there's a lot of violent. that's wrong. I thought were in the philippines. I believe me say that's more than what were in the world which would also have seemed like a balanced. No i knew. There were a lot of islands in indonesia. Yeah well the philippines is more. The philippines is also a very linguistically diverse country. That make sense. It doesn't make sense given the number of ireland. So the two official languages today off and filipina. I united some complicated. Linguistic history here but filipino is basically a standardized version of language. Tagalog which is an indigenous language to the area around the capital manila across the archipelago of the philippines has also about one hundred ninety other indigenous languages the most widely spoken which is cold sevillana. Which has about as many native speakers as tomorrow might indigenous languages from the malaria polynesian language. Family that probably doesn't mean anything to you. It didn't mean anything to into google. Did i mean i guess malay- and polynesian terms that have meaning to remain. That's true is also in this language family and so all pollinating languages like hawaiian and maori and so forth That makes sense. Yeah so i might. People living in the philippines native speakers of one of these indigenous languages and mice have also land filipino and english. so that's all linguistic background on the philippines before we get into the gay linguistics linguistics. But make a gay. Yeah i mean. I think all the linguistic students line are the one hundred percent of a gay sir. Not only kind not think of a straight linguistics. I know or non que- linguistics student. I know i can't think of any non-quebeckers he's even like taking a linguistics class. I'm sorry if you're Straits and or sizzling. Listening to this. How i welcome to query fax having introduced to the language of the philippines. I said in the introduction that becky is also a language but that's not strictly true. It's not a language in its earn. Ri- in that doesn't have its own grandma and yukon speak it completely independently of another language instead badly operates by substituting becky vocabulary with standard by capillary when speaking filipino or english or okay this is gonna sound really stupid but unfortunately we don how usual history us. So you're stuck with me out and so it's kind of like indian de terms thieves. Can't i don't know anything about these cat. India do these cats in the real low and yet in the terms. Yes it's like these so there are a lot of languages like this around the world kalari in britain the most famous queer one. But like there's lots that exists for various reasons like quia raisins Will have historically used as kind of language just too obscure what they're saying from the general public so in the scheme of this kind of languages. Becky is actually a very recent one of our modern one. A lot of these languages have existed for hundreds of years like thieves. Cats have been around since the medieval times at least probably longer But becky as far as we not probably originated in the sixties or seventies in a two thousand eight online osco for the philippines tania's paper. Linda grace carina it credits. The creation of the language tefron ricky dollar who in the nineteen seventies was a theater student at the million investi. Up demon and. Linda announce how ricky coins several now. While nine becky woods sorry for example she talks about how while in spanish class memorizing by capillary. He came up with the word in vienna meaning angry upset from the spanish in. Cni meaning how old's for federal the experience of memorizing cabinet language class..

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"philippines" Discussed on Hustleshare

Hustleshare

07:47 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on Hustleshare

"Guess my first foray into what you might call entrepreneurship. You might even call it magic cheating right because might when when she would be moved ended up working for the world bank and because the world bank is almost like a almost like a diplomatic boasting we were allowed to bring some of our household staff right so we were able to bring a yai and be brought our driver right. That was one of the men in the world bank so in highschool to make money i decided to get a paper route. What is up in the. Us you see these kids on bicycles right with a sack newspapers and end up playing it. So i think i must be a junior right. I was a junior third year needed to make money right. I didn't really have an allowance because You know my mom was a single mom in a working. We didn't really have a lot of excess funds for cy had do make my own money and I i found the speaker paper out in the newspaper right so i was doing that paper out for a couple of months. You problem because you have to do that early. In the morning right. Every day was always late for school. Right in my. I had i have Three be other siblings right and they always complaining that i was the cost of you coming late like i think. I think you might go this. Idea outsourcing right. An outsourcing play. I cut a deal with my driver. I name was alex. I because alex in the long run. I don't have a license to drive in you. Do right so going. But we will split their revenues from this paper wrong so you go and you delivered this in split fifty fifty right and so i get the other fifty kosei. It was my deal nine from that point on. You were able to do this. And i was able to get to school on amazing. That's that's rev. Share ma data very early. Stage outsourcing right. That's amazing now after again college. What what did you take up because again. This is one thing that i love about filipinos that had been educated of had lived in states or canada or summer overseas and they eventually come back. They come back with a lot of ism in a whole new perspective of how things can improve. I wanna understand from your point of view polydor early early career. What was that like. And what are the things that you learned you know when. I graduated from college where i thought i wanted to end up west to be diplomatic right. I thought i wanted to help the world by you. Know helping countries get along better and the of the way to become a diplomat was you had do i get into a profession. That said like the legal profession. Get what was your internationally and then entered the diplomatic or so. I thought hey why not go to law school to become an international lawyer practice for a few years and then become a diplomats weird right so right after college. I ended up working for a blue chip law firm in new york Company called cleary gottlieb scene in hamilton. Right one of the top law firms and it was known for international. That i did for a year and i didn't like it. Just have a maybe. It's the law from itself right so i decided to go somewhere else. I went to another big blue chip internationally. Famous law firm called skadden arps slate hybrid from. I like it was just after years as this is not. I don't think i was designed to be a lawyer. So it's you bundle right. Let somebody else was not for me. And i said when i thought it was what it was. That really got me excited. It was you know combining something that was. You might say intellectually rigorous with something highly creative in in college. I was involved in a lot of place. I was involved with glee club right so there was a part of me that had to be doing something creative sad. Because you know you know where you find that you find that in television so i ended up working for a documentary. Film company based out of new york with a few journalists used to work for. Abc right the network bbc up a problem right was this was an unpaid internship. So i got exposure was great work but it was unbathed so to support myself living in new york. I did legal proof reading at night right. Why a new that. This gig existed. Because i had worked in a law firm and we routinely sent out reams and reams of legal documents for these companies to proofread is so i kind of knew the systems i ended up signing up to be illegal proofreader. So that's how i was able to get into. the media. right was by proof reading at night now. Rope around steinberg's i'm gonna date myself. This was the in a kind of late eighties right. And that and then edsa happened in eighty six by the time you know. I got about nineteen eighty seven. I was thinking working in media right. I really want to make a go out of media. What am i doing here. States right look at what media just accomplished philippines ragged was change the history of a country and by the way the reason i decided to get into media was the emerging idea in my head. What what my life was going to be about was. How do i unleash. A human capital right. How do i help people ambitious potential. And i thought was a good place to do that. Because media can educate media can inform. Nice accent so media. I think is a good place for me to try to make a career. So i went into the philippines in nineteen eighty seven and they end up working in a working for a investigative news program called the probe team. Wrong team chat chala's orion and with maria vesa and i started out. I started out. You know at the bottom of the ladder right. I started out as i remember my salary. You swelled up on you. Laugh by swelled glucose about three thousand vessels about end gus. Those those were interesting days because this is before you had fancied technology so there were no answering machines bartered my booking interviews so abuse where the other person had to be on the other end for you to actually connect tried to do something or if you left you had to be together line for them to connected you anywhere. That experience led do at some point me becoming a segment producer and a segment host. A one point ended up also hosting the eleven o'clock news for abc bien ripe..

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"philippines" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:20 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on KCRW

"Philippines has said to ease coronavirus restrictions starting on Monday, the capital, Manila, and it's four surrounding provinces will be placed under a less restrictive quarantine status until April, 30th The Philippines is dealing with one of the worst corona virus outbreaks in Southeast Asia, with hospitals overwhelmed amid record daily infections. Equestrian history was made in Britain this weekend. A woman has won the world famous grand National race. Vicki Barker has more from London, Rachel Blackmore says she grew up watching the 1944 film National Velvet about a girl who wins the grueling steeplechase race disguised as a male jockey. Saturday, Riding the Horseman L A times, The 31 year old Irish woman cleared all 16 fences and galloped to victory, six lengths ahead of her nearest competitors. I don't feel me a female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just Unbelievable. Anyone who believed enough in Blackmore to bed on her would have cleaned up. The odds against her were put at 11 to 1 for NPR News. I'm Vicki Barker in London. India is reporting its highest single day total of Corona virus infections. Country's Health Ministry has confirmed more than 150,000 new infections. The recent surge has prompted a strict curfew in Mumbai, the capital, New Delhi, has recorded its largest single day spike and has banned public gatherings. I. Winter Johnston and you're listening to NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Want fully committed to helping self employed workers and small businesses. Get their P P P loans application determines eligibility. Maura W. O M p l y dot com slash NPR. KCRW. Sponsors include every table dedicated to making fresh chef prepared meals accessible to everyone learn more about their locally sourced menu, meal delivery service and store locations at every table dot com. Warren all day on our to the point podcast. Can we cope with climate change and grow the economy this system and this.

"philippines" Discussed on HalloCasa Real Estate Show

HalloCasa Real Estate Show

03:08 min | 1 year ago

"philippines" Discussed on HalloCasa Real Estate Show

"Of them don. It's the best. I would like to implement in britain stash. That do a single. The single a done in the transaction would be canceled because here all the payments are non refundable transferable and it is agreed and signed in endre. Just be honest they have to be Do not far Reliable person because even though they are not light sense are light. Licensed agents or brokers still. They don't know if this person is trustworthy and reliable to talk. With because transactions death anthem start and end with being there survey shen beijing and signing the android transactions our services transaction lasted up to the point that they have already transferred to their unique because on our part over our value. That you guys when we reach the level of their satisfaction Does services w offered i know by their heart that they will also ready for us to their friends and relatives that are interested in buying properties and they have to be loyal also to egypt are talking with also panetta's. That is the best that i could not really like. That's that's that's fantastic. Thank you so much for your time. I really appreciate your your also and it's it's Was really great to really learn about all the information and also especially the final words as in what to take care of and also that you really have to make sure that you that you are trustworthy and reliable perfect jessica. How would you rate day. I know it's early in the morning for you. So the start the day for you start. The sun is shining in in your face. That's great so i we should really create day. I'm going to sleep now and we'll talk soon much for your plan. Thank you for also on c. During meetal be against and be featured in your show. And i i wish the best for your show also more power to you and i am looking forward to listen more of the ages up your feature in the near future also and i think i am the fourth of filipino. That you've interviewed here in the philippines and eat some might brighten honored. Lippert have these show with your also absent any future. You could visit us in the philippines. Philippines love the philippines. I love talking to filipino. So i love to have two filipinas in the on the show. It's great so i i totally i. I'm always pumped to have to have more and more filipinos on the shelves so always happy. Thank you very much. Have a nice day. And we talked allergic. Great day. ahead thank you bye..

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