Rosalie Trombley, Radio’s ‘Girl With the Golden Ear,’ Dead at 82

Radio executive Rosalie Trombley, who pushed the careers of Aerosmith, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Elton John, Queen and many others, died at the age of 82 on Nov. 23, multiple sources confirmed. The award-winning music director, whose influenced stretched far beyond her employment in Canada, had been ill for some time. Nicknamed the “girl with the golden ear,” she’d garnered a reputation for being able to identify future hits, helping her…

Under China’s shadow, Philippines clings to rusting maritime outpost

Recent developments have brought to the world’s attention an unlikely symbol of Philippine sovereignty in the South China Sea – a dilapidated naval ship from World War II – as China cranks up pressure and Manila struggles to sustain its foothold there. The BRP Sierra Madre ran aground on the Second Thomas Shoal, or Ayungin Shoal as it is called in the Philippines, in 1999. It serves as a Philippine…

The Manila Times partners with DZRH

Read this in The Manila Times digital edition. THE Manila Times and the Manila Broadcasting Co.’s (MBC) DZRH radio station, two of the country’s media outlets with the widest reach, on Monday formally joined forces to give Filipino voters the most informed and comprehensive coverage of the May 2022 polls. A memorandum of agreement (MoA) was signed by Times Chairman Emeritus Dante A. Ang Sr., Chairman and CEO Dante “Klink”…

Philippines rejects China’s demand to remove ship from shoal – WGN Radio

Philippines rejects China’s demand to remove ship from shoal  WGN Radio Philippines redeploys boats to shoal after Chinese blockade  The Public’s Radio Philippines: Chinese coast guard used water cannon to block Manila’s supply boats  Radio Free Asia Philippines Sends Resupply Boats to Disputed Shoal  NPR Duterte: Chinese incursion ‘abhorrent’  The Manila Times View Full Coverage on Google News…

Philippine supply boats reach forces at China-guarded shoal – The Public’s Radio

Philippine supply boats reach forces at China-guarded shoal  The Public’s Radio Philippines resupplies outpost but complains of continuing Chinese ‘harassment’  Radio Free Asia China coast guard uses water cannon against Philippine boats  WGN Radio Philippines Sends Resupply Boats to Disputed Shoal  NPR Duterte: Chinese incursion ‘abhorrent’  The Manila Times View Full Coverage on Google News…

Philippines redeploys boats to shoal after Chinese blockade

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military defiantly redeployed two supply boats on Monday to provide food to Filipino marines guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea after the Chinese coast guard used water cannons to forcibly turn the boats away in an assault last week that drew angry condemnation and warnings from Manila. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the two civilian wooden-hulled boats carrying navy personnel left…

Philippines: Chinese coast guard used water cannon to block Manila's supply boats

Updated at 1:53 pm ET on 2021-11-18 The Philippines issued a strongly worded protest Thursday over the Chinese coast guard’s reported firing of water cannons to block a Filipino resupply mission to a military outpost at a reef in the South China Sea, calling the action “illegal.” Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he had filed a protest in response to an incident on Tuesday around the Second Thomas Shoal…