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      • newPelayo: Observe Holy Week in Angeles

        Pelayo: Observe Holy Week in Angeles

        HAVING a well-planned out-of-town trip during Holy Week is becoming a new norm for us Filipinos. For many, it’s the only period of the year when they can spend some relaxing days together with family and friends without having to apply for vacatio…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:42am -
      • newNegosyo Center opens in Mexico, Pampanga

        Negosyo Center opens in Mexico, Pampanga

        MEXICO, Pampanga---The seventh Negosyo Center in the province opened in Mexico, Pampanga on as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Pampanga Provincial Office and the Municipality of Mexico signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the operation of…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:41am -
      • newDA celebrates end of Women’s Month with programs

        DA celebrates end of Women’s Month with programs

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—The Department of Agriculture (DA) Central Luzon marked the end of the celebration of the Women's Month this March with dances an aerobic exercise on Tuesday.With a theme "We Make Change Work for Women", it aims to promote the…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:40am -
      • new334 Lubao residents in cash-for-work program

        334 Lubao residents in cash-for-work program

        LUBAO—Some 334 residents of this town, mostly former drug-dependents, are now part of the local government’s cash-for-work program.The beneficiaries, which came from the 21 barangays of the town, have been given their protective equipment to be…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:39am -
      • newCop from San Fernando is Gwapang Pulis 2017

        Cop from San Fernando is Gwapang Pulis 2017

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---A 37-year old beauty from the City of San Fernando was hailed on Monday as the first “Gwapang Pulis.”PO3 Lerma Pineda-Castro who is assigned at the Office of the Regional Police Community Relations Division and who repres…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:39am -
      • newPampanga awards P385,000 worth of grant to 63 Aeta scholars

        Pampanga awards P385,000 worth of grant to 63 Aeta scholars

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO--- The local government of Pampanga distributed on Monday P385,000 financial educational assistance to 63 Aeta scholars.Twelve Aeta college students received P10,000 each while 51 of them were given P5,000 each.Elizabeth Baybay…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:37am -
      • Sangil: Tarzan and the barangay elections

        Sangil: Tarzan and the barangay elections

        WELL, it seems the plan of former City Mayor and Congressman Carmelo ‘Tarzan' Lazatin to run for village captain of the oversized Barangay Balibago in Angeles City may not happen at all, in any event President Rodrigo Duterte's will make good his…
        - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:16pm -
      • Aguilar: Is gambling a sin?

        Aguilar: Is gambling a sin?

        GAMBLING may be defined as an act of betting money on a game of chance. On this context, friends often ask me - is gambling a sin? This question always keeps me unspoken saved for saying- to each belongs his answer. To the well-nigh holy, any form o…
        - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:14pm -
      • All-women police battalion formed

        All-women police battalion formed

        CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga - To highlight the culmination of Women’s Month, Chief Superintendent Aaron Aquino, Police Regional Office III (PRO-3) director, has formed a battalion-strong all-women police force. The battalion strength of an “all-wo…
        - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:12pm -
      • Public hospital employees mull mass resignation

        Public hospital employees mull mass resignation

        CANDABA – The medical staff of Candaba Municipal Infirmary are set to file mass resignation before the Office of the Mayor of this town. This was disclosed by former town councilor and Candaba Municipal Infirmary Medical Consultant Agerico Tecson…
        - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:10pm -
      • San Fernando gets highest Jobstart placement rate

        San Fernando gets highest Jobstart placement rate

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---The City of San Fernando’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO) was recognized by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) for having the highest job placement rate for the JobStart Philippines Program.Dole Pampanga…
        - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:05pm -
      • Mayor claims receiving ‘death treats,’ blames ‘opponents’

        Mayor claims receiving ‘death treats,’ blames ‘opponents’

        FORMERLY-suspended Guagua Mayor Dante Torres received a death note on Monday barely a few days after he resumed office following a three-month suspension meted by the Ombudsman. The death threat was discovered by one municipal employee---Allan Mendo…
        - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:51pm -
      • Pangan: On preserving the city's share

        Pangan: On preserving the city's share

        FOR a time now, the Mabalacat City government has been receiving its 2% share on the gross income earned from investors inside the Clark Freeport Zone. And rightfully so, since 97% of the Zone belongs to the territorial jurisdiction of Mabalacat City…
        - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
      • Pelayo: Culturally rich sites in a modern Angeles

        Pelayo: Culturally rich sites in a modern Angeles

        OUR kababayans from the Foreign Service got swept off their feet when Angeles City Mayor Ed Pamintuan hosted the Foreign Affairs group of Heads of Posts a couple of months back. A letter arrived in the Office of the City Mayor this month from the Kag…
        - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 1:57pm -
      • Migratory birds find shelter in Masantol

        Migratory birds find shelter in Masantol

        MASANTOL – From the wetlands of Candaba, migratory birds from different parts of the globe are now slowly taking refuge at the coastal areas of Masantol. Thousands of migratory birds, which are escaping from the cold weather in their habitats in o…
        - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 1:55pm -
      • Drug pusher nabbed in San Simon town

        Drug pusher nabbed in San Simon town

        SAN SIMON – A suspected drug pusher was arrested recently by authorities of this town. Chief Inspector Charlmar Gundaya, chief of police in this municipality, said the suspect identified as Ma. Cristina Yabut is a native of Masantol town and is c…
        - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 1:54pm -
      • ‘Sizzling Sisig’ declared cultural heritage of Angeles

        ‘Sizzling Sisig’ declared cultural heritage of Angeles

        ANGELES CITY -- The local government headed by Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan has proclaimed “Sizzling Sisig” as an “Intangible Cultural Heritage” of this highly urbanized city.The 17th Sangguniang Panlungsod chaired by Vice-Mayor Bryan Matthew Nep…
        - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 2:02pm -
      • DBM to gov’t offices on 2017 budget: ‘Use it or lose it’

        DBM to gov’t offices on 2017 budget: ‘Use it or lose it’

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Department of Budget and Management III (DBM-3) Director Elisa Salon on Friday reminded government offices to fast track their 2017 budget implementation so as to avoid any further complications.“It is either use it, or los…
        - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
      • 100 Fernandino couples renew marriage vows

        100 Fernandino couples renew marriage vows

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Some 100 Fernandino couples renewed their marriage vows in a mass ceremony hosted by the Local Government of San Fernando, through its Gender and Development and City Social Welfare and Development Office on Thursday.CSWD Off…
        - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 1:58pm -
      • DPMMH offers free dental healthcare to daycare kids

        DPMMH offers free dental healthcare to daycare kids

        GUAGUA -- In a bid to raise awareness on the importance of oral hygiene and develop healthy habits among children, the Diosdado P. Macapagal Memorial Hospital (DPMMH) is offering free dental healthcare to preschool children of this town.According to…
        - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 1:53pm -

      Cebu

      • newTanod shot twice, killed

        Tanod shot twice, killed

        MORE than three months after his son was killed by a stray bullet, barangay tanod Wilson Batucan, 50, was shot dead by a lone assailant outside his residence in Barangay Cansaga, Consolacion, Cebu yesterday morning.Batucan had been active in anti-il…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:09pm -
      • newCollege diploma awaits former child-thief

        College diploma awaits former child-thief

        MOST pedestrians who cross the intersection on N. Bacalso Ave. risk being cited for jaywalking during the early morning rush, but that didn't seem to bother one young man.Keybird Padilla clutched his backpack in one arm, sweat rolling down his face…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:07pm -
      • newPoll postponement ‘good for drug war’

        Poll postponement ‘good for drug war’

        PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro Lapeña supported the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone barangay elections, saying it can help weed out officials who have links with drug personalities.He said several ba…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:06pm -
      • newWoman trying to sneak in contraband in jail arrested

        Woman trying to sneak in contraband in jail arrested

        A WOMAN who was supposed to visit an inmate in Mandaue City Jail landed in detention after she was caught trying to sneak in a smart phone with a sim card and other cellphone accessories.Although there was a tarpaulin listing the prohibited things i…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:05pm -
      • newUS vet recalls how he became ‘Cebuano’

        US vet recalls how he became ‘Cebuano’

        WHEN Danny Schacht came to the Philippines in 1945, he was a 17-year-old seaman on board a US Navy vessel going toward Eastern Visayas. A member of the US Naval Construction Battalions, popularly known as the Seabees, Schacht and his unit were on t…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:04pm -
      • newProposal elicits mixed reactions

        Proposal elicits mixed reactions

        THE proposed ordinance authorizing the confiscation of the driver’s license of motorists found violating traffic laws filed by two Cebu City councilors has gained mixed reactions from stakeholders.In their draft legislation, Councilors Eugenio Gab…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:02pm -
      • new2 men caught for drugs, yielded P5T shabu

        2 men caught for drugs, yielded P5T shabu

        POLICE arrested two drug suspects in a buy-bust in Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City last Monday afternoon.The team led by Chief Insp. Jaime Tolentino of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Station 5 arrested Richard Pulgo, 35, and Jefrey Ugsang, 25, in Sitio K…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:02pm -
      • newCCPO to deploy 200 cops for ASEAN Summit

        CCPO to deploy 200 cops for ASEAN Summit

        THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will deploy at least 200 police officers for the activities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit next month.CCPO Director Joel Doria said that the city police force will start deploying conf…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:01pm -
      • newBurglars hit 2 houses, take P3.6M in valuables

        Burglars hit 2 houses, take P3.6M in valuables

        BURGLARS broke into two houses in a subdivision in Kamagong, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City last Sunday.PO3 Rolando Torregosa Jr. of the Mabolo Police Station said that the first victim was identified as Sanora Anne Campbell, 57.She lost assorted jewelr…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:00pm -
      • newSecurity for ASEAN meet beefed up

        Security for ASEAN meet beefed up

        CEBU City Councilor Dave Tumulak is supportive of the plan to jam the cellular phone signals during the 31st Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit next week.The signal shutdown will be done as tighter security will also be implem…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:00pm -
      • newGarcia: V-hire terminal violates Cebu City law

        Garcia: V-hire terminal violates Cebu City law

        DRIVERS of van-for-hire (V-hire) who are temporarily using the vacant lot in Barangay Kamagayan as a terminal are paying higher dues to the Cebu City Government compared to other big business establishments, said Mayor Tomas Osmeña.But for Councilo…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:59pm -
      • newTumulak to colleagues: Move on

        Tumulak to colleagues: Move on

        “LET us all move on and stop bickering with each other.”This was the appeal of Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak to his colleagues in the City Council, particularly the majority bloc, saying that it’s high time they all “work hand in hand.”…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:57pm -
      • newPDEA 7, Cebu City tie-up for classroom project

        PDEA 7, Cebu City tie-up for classroom project

        A ONE-STORY classroom will rise in the compound of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Visayas. It will be the home of the agency’s campaign for the reduction of demand for illegal drugs, said PDEA Director General Isidro Lapeña…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:57pm -
      • newIBP President succumbs to heart attack

        IBP President succumbs to heart attack

        FORMER Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Cebu City chapter president Hidelito Pascual passed away yesterday dawn after a heart attack. He was 70.Lawyer Elaine Mae Bathan, former IBP-Cebu City head, confirmed Pascual’s death in a Facebook pos…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:56pm -
      • newCity gets 55 gear from Rotary

        City gets 55 gear from Rotary

        THE Mandaue City Government received firefighting gear from a socio-civic organization yesterday afternoon.The Rotary Club of Cebu West led by its president, Vicente Vosotros, turned over used gear from Canada to Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing and Vi…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:55pm -
      • newBzzzzz: 2 Cebuanos also weren’t disbarred

        Bzzzzz: 2 Cebuanos also weren’t disbarred

        NOT until after the impeachable official is impeached, found guilty and removed from office. Not while he or she holds office.That was why the Supreme Court threw out Tuesday the complaint of disbarment by one Greco Beljica against Ombudsman Conchit…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:53pm -
      • newOmbudsman junks case against Tumulak, enforcer

        Ombudsman junks case against Tumulak, enforcer

        THE Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas has cleared the former operations division chief of the Cebu City Traffic Operations Management and a traffic enforcer of accusations that they unlawfully towed a vehicle parked on Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City in 2015.…
        - 7 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:52pm -
      • newDental Mission serves 200 pupils

        Dental Mission serves 200 pupils

        ALMOST 200 students of Camp Lapulapu Elementary School in Apas, Cebu City benefited from the dental mission organized by Cebu-based call center Executive Boutique (EB). The outreach program held in the school’s covered court was one of the corpor…
        - 7 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:47pm -
      • newUSJ-R studes present ways to address tourism challenges

        USJ-R studes present ways to address tourism challenges

        WITH the desire of developing a unique Cebuano brand of tourism, students from the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) presented their proposed tourism development plans focused on the chosen local government units in Cebu. The activity aims to…
        - 7 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:46pm -
      • newSmart, Ateneo launch Operation Smile app

        Smart, Ateneo launch Operation Smile app

        THE Operation Smile Patient Mapping App, developed by Smart Communications (Smart) and Ateneo Java Wireless Competency Center, is now available as a free download on Apple App Store and Google Play Store.The newly enhanced app was launched recently…
        - 7 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:46pm -

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              • newTuloy Pa Rin ang kuwento sa McDonald’s

                Tuloy Pa Rin ang kuwento sa McDonald’s

                FROM the much-loved video released last year starring Elisse Joson that inspired many to welcome change, McDonald’s presents a sequel, this time telling the story from the perspective of the ex-boyfriend. The presence of Elisse’s on-screen love…
                - 9 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 2:42pm -
              • newDuterte opts for simple birthday celebration in Davao

                Duterte opts for simple birthday celebration in Davao

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte celebrated Tuesday his 72nd birthday in his home in Davao City.Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said he is not particular on the President's plan for his birthday celebration but stressed that it is usually a "very…
                - 11 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:20pm -
              • newSereno yet to receive copy of Duterte's 'narco list'

                Sereno yet to receive copy of Duterte's 'narco list'

                THE list of officials allegedly involved in illegal drugs has not yet reached the Supreme Court, said Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.In Tuesday's oral arguments on the petition of detained Senator Leila de Lima that seeks to nullify her arrest,…
                - 11 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:09pm -
              • newBusinesswoman dies during cosmetic surgery

                Businesswoman dies during cosmetic surgery

                A 29-YEAR-OLD businesswoman died during liposuction, breast augmentation and buttocks surgery cosmetic procedures in Mandaluyong City last weekend. Shiryl Saturnino, 29, was declared dead after a nine-hour cosmetic procedure at The Icon Clinic in S…
                - 12 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 11:37am -
              • newCebu Pacific signs maintenance deal with Air France KLM MRO arm

                Cebu Pacific signs maintenance deal with Air France KLM MRO arm

                CEBU Pacific Air has tapped Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) to provide component support for its Airbus A320 fleet. In a statement, CEB said the selection of AFI KLM E&M came following its call for tenders in Septem…
                - 13 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 10:47am -
              • newOmbudsman: Western Samar execs liable for corruption

                Ombudsman: Western Samar execs liable for corruption

                THE Office of the Ombudsman has found seven local government officials of Hinabangan, Western Samar, administratively and criminally liable for the alleged irregularities in multi-million peso procurement projects undertaken from 2010 until 2011.
                - 13 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 10:09am -
              • newPartial compensation for 4,000 Martial law victims up for release

                Partial compensation for 4,000 Martial law victims up for release

                THE Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) has approved the names of 4,000 victims of Martial law abuses who will receive partial compensation from the government, Malacañang said Tuesday.Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the HRVC…
                - 14 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:05am -
              • newCalida to SC: No reason to give De Lima special treatment

                Calida to SC: No reason to give De Lima special treatment

                SOLICITOR General Jose Calida reiterated during the third round of oral arguments on Tuesday that the petition of detained Senator Leila De Lima questioning the legality of her arrest should not be favored by the Supreme Court (SC)."She (De Lima) is…
                - 15 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 8:45am -
              • newDuterte, Misuari reaffirm commitment to secure peace in Mindanao

                Duterte, Misuari reaffirm commitment to secure peace in Mindanao

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and Moro National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari have reaffirmed their commitment to ensure that "just and lasting" peace in strife-torn Mindanao will be achieved, Malacañang said Tuesday.Speaking to report…
                - 15 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 8:22am -
              • newDOJ told: Be 'proactive' in prosecuting drug-tainted village execs

                DOJ told: Be 'proactive' in prosecuting drug-tainted village execs

                THE Department of Justice (DOJ) should be proactive in ensuring that barangay officials allegedly involved in illicit drug sale would no longer enter politics, Malacañang said on Tuesday.Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, in a press briefing…
                - 15 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 7:55am -
              • newPNP assures investigation of 6,011 homicide cases

                PNP assures investigation of 6,011 homicide cases

                THE Philippine National Police (PNP) agreed on the suggestion of Senator Grace Poe to continue seeking justice for the casualties of the government's war on drugs, instead of arguing on the correct figures and terms to use."Tama po 'yun. That is wha…
                - 16 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 7:45am -
              • newPalace questions NY Times' interest in covering PH drug war

                Palace questions NY Times' interest in covering PH drug war

                MALACAÑANG questioned Tuesday the newspaper New York Times' (NYT) consistent reporting on the Philippines’ bloody war on illegal drugs, despite the United States (US) having its “own bunch of problems.”Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella…
                - 16 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 7:19am -
              • newSC dismisses disbarment case vs Ombudsman Morales

                SC dismisses disbarment case vs Ombudsman Morales

                THE Supreme Court (SC) junked Tuesday the disbarment case filed by losing 2016 senatorial candidate Greco Belgica against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio–Morales for lack of merit. According to SC spokesperson Theodore Te, "the Court unanimously dismiss…
                - 17 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 6:50am -
              • newBritney Spears announces Manila concert

                Britney Spears announces Manila concert

                AMERICAN Pop Princess Britney Spears is coming to Manila.The singer announced on Tuesday via her official Facebook page her upcoming concert at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on June 15."Excited to be performing in Manila this summer," she wr…
                - 17 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 6:18am -
              • newPalace reacts on Robredo's 'openness' to dine with Duterte

                Palace reacts on Robredo's 'openness' to dine with Duterte

                MALACAÑANG on Tuesday sees positive development as Vice President Leni Robredo expressed openness to having a dinner with President Rodrigo Duterte."It's nice," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella told reporters, when asked to react on Robredo…
                - 17 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 6:07am -
              • newNew TC-90 planes to patrol Benham Rise, South China Sea

                New TC-90 planes to patrol Benham Rise, South China Sea

                THE two military surveillance planes given by Japan to the Philippines will be used to patrol the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) and Benham Rise.The Armed Forces of the Philippines received on Monday the first two of five Beechcraft TC-90 pla…
                - 18 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:40am -
              • newRufa Mae Quinto struggles with postpartum depression

                Rufa Mae Quinto struggles with postpartum depression

                A MONTH after giving birth to her daughter Alexandria, comedienne Rufa Mae Quinto revealed she already lost 40 pounds.The actress took to Instagram to share photos of her post-pregnancy body. She said from 187 pounds after giving birth last month, s…
                - 18 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:35am -
              • newPalace defends Duterte's latest tirade vs EU

                Palace defends Duterte's latest tirade vs EU

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is simply telling the European Union (EU) not to meddle in the Philippines’ affairs, Malacañang said on Tuesday.Speaking to reporters, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella clarified that Duterte’s recent pronouncem…
                - 18 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:26am -
              • newCop caught mauling motorist surrenders to QCPD

                Cop caught mauling motorist surrenders to QCPD

                THE policeman caught in CCTV beating up a marine engineer has submitted himself Tuesday to Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director Guillermo Eleazar.Eleazar revealed that Chief Inspector Melvin Madrona, who was assigned at the QCPD Station 5 in…
                - 18 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:06am -
              • newNBI nabs 10 human traffickers, illegal recruiters

                NBI nabs 10 human traffickers, illegal recruiters

                AGENTS of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have arrested 10 individuals for human trafficking and large scale illegal recruitment in two separate operations last week.Apprehended by operatives of the NBI Anti-Human Trafficking Division on…
                - 18 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:57am -

              Breaking News

              • CA junks government's bid to stop Binay's TRO hearing

                CA junks government's bid to stop Binay's TRO hearing

                THE Court of Appeals (CA) Sixth Division denied on Monday a motion of the Office of Solicitor General to stop the hearing on the restraining order issued in favor of Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. During the hearing, the OSG invoked judicial co…
                - 30 Mar 15, 1:09pm -
              • 'No over financing' for Bangsamoro government -- Officials

                'No over financing' for Bangsamoro government -- Officials

                THE Aquino administration is not "over financing" the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) and the proposed Bangsamoro government, a member of the government peace panel clarified Monday.Senen Bacani, one of the government peace negotiators w…
                - 30 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
              • PSEi breaks 8,000 mark

                PSEi breaks 8,000 mark

                PHILIPPINE shares breached the key 8,000 level as it climbed to a new all-time intraday high of 8,007.98 on Monday, surging by as much as 130.02 points or 1.7 percent. The previous intraday record was 7,889.25 on March 27.While the Philippine Stock…
                - 30 Mar 15, 11:04am -
              • Aquino's Lenten message: ‘Be true not only in words, but also in what you do’

                Aquino's Lenten message: ‘Be true not only in words, but also in what you do’

                PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has challenged the Filipinos to be true not only to their words but also in what they do.This was the President's Lenten message released by Malacanang on Monday."Ang hamon nga sa atin bilang mga tagasunod ni Hesukristo…
                - 30 Mar 15, 11:01am -
              • Uniformed personnel to get higher allowance

                Uniformed personnel to get higher allowance

                PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has signed a joint resolution with Congress, increasing the daily subsistence allowance of uniformed personnel from P90 to P150 per day, effective January 1 this year, a Palace official said Monday.In a press briefing, P…
                - 30 Mar 15, 10:16am -
              • Sandigan upholds freeze order on Estrada's assets

                Sandigan upholds freeze order on Estrada's assets

                MANILA -- The Sandiganbayan fifth division upheld Monday an order to freeze the assets of Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada, who is facing a plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam, pending the resolution of his cases.
                - 30 Mar 15, 10:01am -
              • Kalibo airport opens new sections to accommodate more passengers

                Kalibo airport opens new sections to accommodate more passengers

                IN TIME for the summer rush, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has opened new sections of the Kalibo International Airport (KIA) that will accommodate additional 800 passengers at a given time, an official said Monday."As al…
                - 30 Mar 15, 8:42am -
              • Mahathir Mohamad is last of Southeast Asia's old guards

                Mahathir Mohamad is last of Southeast Asia's old guards

                KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two of Asia's best-known strongmen, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew and Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, had much in common — a streak of authoritarianism, little tolerance for dissent and vision that changed the face of their countr…
                - 30 Mar 15, 8:24am -
              • MTRCB inspects buses for x-rated films

                MTRCB inspects buses for x-rated films

                THE Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) conducted inspections on Monday at the Araneta Center Bus Station in Cubao, Quezon City to ensure that the movies being shown in the public buses, particularly those up for long travels…
                - 30 Mar 15, 6:17am -
              • Pinay videogame character ‘Josie Rizal’ trends on Twitter

                Pinay videogame character ‘Josie Rizal’ trends on Twitter

                "JOSIE Rizal," the first Filipina character in the latest installment of Tekken series, received mixed reactions from Filipino gamers.
                - 30 Mar 15, 6:02am -
              • Magnitude 4.7 quake hits Bohol

                Magnitude 4.7 quake hits Bohol

                CEBU CITY -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake hit the province of Bohol and nearby areas at 9:47 a.m. Monday.The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the quake was located at eight kilometers southeast of Bue…
                - 30 Mar 15, 3:02am -
              • Phivolcs: No tsunami threat in Philippines

                Phivolcs: No tsunami threat in Philippines

                CEBU -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said there is no tsunami threat in the Philippines following the 7.6-magnitude earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea on Monday morning.
                - 30 Mar 15, 2:08am -
              • Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake

                Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake

                SYDNEY (Updated) -- A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.
                - 30 Mar 15, 12:51am -
              • Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

                Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

                HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said Sunday 23 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.
                - 29 Mar 15, 2:20pm -
              • AFP: NPA forces declining

                AFP: NPA forces declining

                MANILA –- The population of the New People’s Army (NPA) is declining as the development projects of the government are now gaining momentum in the countryside, an official said on Sunday.As of this posting, the rebel strength all over the countr…
                - 29 Mar 15, 12:54pm -
              • Palace confident of public support for draft BBL passage

                Palace confident of public support for draft BBL passage

                MALACANANG expressed confidence on Sunday that the government could get more support from the public on the peace process amid the plan to hold a National Peace Summit to be led by an independent council.With that, Presidential spokesperson Edwin La…
                - 29 Mar 15, 10:08am -
              • Palace to Gabriela: Expand your 'myopic vision'

                Palace to Gabriela: Expand your 'myopic vision'

                MALACANANG is no longer surprised on the criticism made by militant Gabriela on President Benigno Aquino III's earlier comparison of his mother, late President Corazon Aquino, to heroine, Gabriela Silang.After all, Gabriela has always never been fri…
                - 29 Mar 15, 10:01am -
              • PAL to acquire 2 more Airbus jets

                PAL to acquire 2 more Airbus jets

                THE Philippine Airlines (PAL) has purchased two more Airbus jets to improve its services, the management said Sunday.The Philippine flag carrier said that it has finalized an agreement with Airbus regarding the acquisition of the two additional A321…
                - 29 Mar 15, 9:06am -
              • Philippines loans hit $11.3B in 4th quarter

                Philippines loans hit $11.3B in 4th quarter

                THE Philippine loans to finance its huge projects and programs have surged to $11.29 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said Sunday.
                - 29 Mar 15, 8:53am -
              • Palace hails Donaire, Nietes victory

                Palace hails Donaire, Nietes victory

                MALACANANG congratulated on Sunday Filipino boxers Nonito Donaire Jr., and Donnie Nietes for winning against their respective contenders in a boxing match held at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City Saturday night."We would like to congratulate our…
                - 29 Mar 15, 7:19am -

              Entertainment

              • newLet Darna rest in peace
                It has been 65 years since Rosa del Rosario burst onto the silver screen as Darna, the komiks heroine created by Mars Ravelo and showbiz is still de
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              • newThe ultimate music heroes
                The first phase of the competition is over and here they are, the young musicians who won in the search for Music Heroes conducted by the noontime v
                - 7 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
              • newFinally, Britney Spears is coming to Manila
                MANILA, Philippines – Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears is coming to Manila. 
                - 17 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 6:10am -
              • newKean Cipriano plans to finish college
                MANILA, Philippines — Like the many graduates marching to collect their diplomas this time of the year, actor and rock star Kean Cipriano also hopes one day,
                - 22 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 1:40am -
              • newKean Cipriano, Callalily release new summer anthem
                MANILA, Philippines — Singer-actor Kean Cipriano and his band, Callalily, released on March 24 their new single, “Miles Away.”
                - 22 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:53am -
              • Kaye Dacer: There’s life after DZMM
                MANILA, Philippines - Three months after she bowed out from the public eye as co-anchor of DZMM’s defunct Aksyon Ngayon (with Julius Babao), Kaye Dacer has r
                - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
              • Kiray stands tall
                She’s 4’11”. At 5’11”, he towers above her.
                - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
              • The boy who beat ADHD is now an aspiring singer
                There’s a singing doctor (Nonoy Zuñiga), a singing nurse (Kuh Ledesma), a singing lawyer (Dot Ramos Balasbas-Gancayco), a singing sugar magnate (Jose Mari Ch
                - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
              • The 2017 Face of Tourism beauties named
                MANILA, Philippines - Sixteen beauties representing the country’s different regions, who are vying for NAITAS (National Association of Independent Travel Age
                - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
              • Fifth Harmony to Filipino fans: Expect a lot of fun!
                MANILA, Philippines - With its multitude of Filipino fans all pumped up to finally see in the flesh the world’s hottest all-female pop and R&B group Fift
                - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:00pm -

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              Women Are Heroes
              - 19 days ago, 9 Mar 17, 3:47pm -
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                      • Designing paradise
                        When Amorita Resort in Bohol celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend, the owners Nikki and Ria Cauton also marked 10 years of married life — and several
                        - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Between my heart and a place called Bagan
                        MANILA, Philippines - Thousands of pagodas glisten under the Burmese sun; their stupas spiral upward from miles and miles of vast greenery; towering Buddhas
                        - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Phl can be a sports tourism hub
                        MANILA, Philippines - The government can take advantage of the country’s numerous tourism spots that can be converted into sports tourism hubs – among them s
                        - 5 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Time to stop and smell the flowers of Baguio in the Chevrolet Colorado
                        Destination: Panagbenga Festival, Baguio. 
                        - 10 days ago, 18 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • NOAH: The outdoor adventure hub of the North
                        MANILA, Philippines - Mention of Ilocos Sur calls to mind Spanish-era churches and ancestral homes, tobacco as well as regional delicacies like pinakbet and
                        - 10 days ago, 18 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Daytripping in Laguna
                        MANILA, Philippines - It is one of the few existing towns in the Philippines that has successfully preserved the Spanish colonial town planning system, where
                        - 10 days ago, 18 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Sizzling in Baguio’s cool summer
                        MANILA, Philippines - With the onset of summer, Baguio sizzles even with its cool mountain breeze.
                        - 12 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Sorsogon welcomes cruise ship visitors
                        LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Over a hundred foreign tourists, 10 expedition leaders and 90 staff on board the UK’s leading cruise ship, M/S Caledonian Sky, ha
                        - 12 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Whistler beckons
                        MANILA, Philippines - I made my first snow angel on Whistler Mountain, and I saw my first – and so far only – black bear in the wild on Whistler Mountain.
                        - 17 days ago, 11 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
                      • Siargao game fishing tournament set
                        MANILA, Philippines - The 10th Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament will officially open on April 6 in the island town of Pilar, Surigao del Norte i
                        - 17 days ago, 11 Mar 17, 4:00pm -

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