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  • Malacañang says martial law prevented the establishment of ISIS province in Mindanao

    Malacañang says martial law prevented the establishment of ISIS province in Mindanao

    Malacañang is still uncertain if President Rodrigo Duterte will extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. However, it says one thing is for sure about the declaration, the creation of ISIS province in Mindanao has been prevented. “We have…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 3:27pm -
  • Malacañang downplays BIFF threat against President Duterte

    Malacañang downplays BIFF threat against President Duterte

    Malacañang and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) downplayed threats of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) against President Rodrigo Duterte. When the BIFF attacked two barangays in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato, the group left graff…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 3:23pm -
  • Evacuees return home after military-BIFF encounter

    Evacuees return home after military-BIFF encounter

    The situation in the town of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato has returned to normal after the one day clearing operation of the military in the town that was raided by members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) last Wednesday. “As to the…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 3:07pm -
  • No fake rice in the country – NFA

    No fake rice in the country – NFA

    MANILA —The National Food Authority (NFA) maintains that there is no fake rice being sold in the Philippine market. The seven samples of alleged fake rice have passed the laboratory tests of NFA. Included in those tested is a sample rice from the v…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:58pm -
  • MMDA chair admits no easy solution to Metro Manila traffic problems

    MMDA chair admits no easy solution to Metro Manila traffic problems

    MANILA—The chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it is not possible to immediately resolve the country’s traffic problems. Metro Manila has been experiencing problems on traffic for more than 20 years now, accordin…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:05pm -
  • Cop killed in an encounter with alleged NPA in Davao del Norte

    Cop killed in an encounter with alleged NPA in Davao del Norte

    A cop was killed in a raid by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) at a police base in Malitbog, Panabo City, and Davao Del Norte Friday morning. The Davao region police said the victim was identified as SPO1 Niño Moreño who was also…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 9:49am -
  • Police rules out terrorism in recent Manila explosion

    Police rules out terrorism in recent Manila explosion

    MANILA — “We cannot consider it as an act of terrorism. Firstly, the signs of terrorism include premeditation, proper planning and casualties. There was no casualty in this incident. The motive being looked at here is a fight between two groups i…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 9:32am -
  • PNP holds twice-to-beat advantage over DOJ in UNTV Cup Executive Face Off Semis

    PNP holds twice-to-beat advantage over DOJ in UNTV Cup Executive Face Off Semis

      Games this Sunday, June 25 Game 1: PNP Responders vs DOJ Justice Boosters, 3PM Game 2: AFP Cavaliers vs Judiciary Magis, 5PM   With eyes on the title at the UNTV Cup Executive Face-Off, the policemen are not discounting the threat posed by the Bo…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 6:57am -
  • Sen. Trillanes links Supt. Marcos, other members of PNPA class ‘96 to Davao Death Squad

    Sen. Trillanes links Supt. Marcos, other members of PNPA class ‘96 to Davao Death Squad

    Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said he is no longer surprised by the move of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to downgrade the case filed against Superintendent Marvin Marcos from murder to homicide. Marcos and his men  have been accused of killing Alb…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 4:12am -
  • Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

    Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

    The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, bolstering the team’s young core by adding the 19-year-old playmaker. The 76ers went all out to get their man, t…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 12:46am -
  • Boxing: Canelo says Vegas bout will prove superiority to GGG

    Boxing: Canelo says Vegas bout will prove superiority to GGG

    Promoters believe the showdown between unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez could turn into a series of classic clashes but Alvarez says he needs just one meeting to prove he is superior to the vaunted ‘Trip…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 12:24am -
  • Court orders jail transfer of prime suspect in the killing of Bohol mayor

    Court orders jail transfer of prime suspect in the killing of Bohol mayor

    Talibon Regional Trial Court branch 52 Judge Marivic Trabajo-Daray has ordered the transfer of Niño Rey Boniel to Bohol Jail. On Thursday afternoon,  Boniel’s lawyer served the commitment order at the police station 2 in Cebu City. The order came…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 11:13pm -
  • Free mobile services, offered to residents of Marawi City

    Free mobile services, offered to residents of Marawi City

    It has been a month since the clash in Marawi City erupted. Residents and soldiers have lost communications with their loved ones. To appease their worrying relatives, the government and one private company offered free call and text services in Mara…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 11:07pm -
  • No enough space for “bakwits” in evacuation center in Baloi, Lanao Del Norte

    No enough space for “bakwits” in evacuation center in Baloi, Lanao Del Norte

    A month after the crisis in Marawi City broke out, the current number of evacuees at an evacuation center in Baloi, Lanao Del Norte has already exceeded the capacity of the temporary shelter. The intense heat also causes evacuees especially children…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 11:04pm -
  • U.S. Embassy in the Philippines to suspend operation on Monday

    U.S. Embassy in the Philippines to suspend operation on Monday

    The Embassy of the United States in the Philippines will be closed on Monday June 26. This is in observance the Eid Al-Fitr or the end of Ramadan of Muslims. US Embassy operations will resume the next day, June 27. Meanwhile, Malacañang has declared…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:50pm -
  • Firecracker E.O. adds force to gov’t campaign against air pollution – DOH/DENR

    Firecracker E.O. adds force to gov’t campaign against air pollution – DOH/DENR

    In the coming new year, reduction in the amount of air pollution caused by firecrackers will be measured once the Executive Order Number 28 is implemented regulating the use of firecrackers. The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Enviro…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:14pm -
  • DBM, DA, treasury officials take witness stand in Revilla plunder trial

    DBM, DA, treasury officials take witness stand in Revilla plunder trial

    According to the lawyers of former senator Bong Revilla, their client was not able to attend Thursday’s trial on his plunder case because Revilla was confined in the hospital on Wednesday due to high blood pressure. Nonetheless, the proceeding went…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:14pm -
  • Bulacan firecracker manufacturers, dealers seek dialogue with administration

    Bulacan firecracker manufacturers, dealers seek dialogue with administration

    MANILA— The Philippine Pyrotechnic Manufacturers and Dealers Association Incorporated (PPMDAI) opposes President Rodrigo Duterte’s executive order (EO) that regulates and controls the use of firecrackers. PPMDAI vice president Leah Alapide said t…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:58am -
  • AFP holds control of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato

    AFP holds control of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato

    Pigcawayan, North Cotabato is now under military’s control after it was attacked by members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Wednesday. The military continues to conduct clearing operations and civilians are still barred from enter…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • BIR files tax cases worth P275-M against four companies

    BIR files tax cases worth P275-M against four companies

    MANILA — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Thursday filed before the Department of Justice tax evasion complaints worth over P275-million against four companies. Among those charged were GMC Construction and Development Corporation of Cabuyao, L…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 8:50am -
  • Duterte, Widodo discuss intensified cooperation vs terrorism

    Duterte, Widodo discuss intensified cooperation vs terrorism

    MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has confirmed the telephone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo. President Widodo initiated the call himself at around 7:30 pm, Wednesday. The two discussed measures…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 8:40am -
  • Ex-PDEA director general recommends a more effective anti-drug campaign

    Ex-PDEA director general recommends a more effective anti-drug campaign

    MANILA — Former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Dionisio Santiago considers  the first year of the Duterte Administration’s anti-drug campaign a success. Despite this, Santiago believes what still needs to be improved is its…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 4:51am -
  • NIA targets to irrigate more than 1.27m hectares of farmland until 2022

    NIA targets to irrigate more than 1.27m hectares of farmland until 2022

    After five decades, only 59% or 1.85 million hectares of farmland in the country have had proper irrigation system from the National Irrigation Administration (NIA). This is half of the total 3.12 million hectares that the agency should have installe…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 4:45am -
  • Prime suspect in the killing of Bohol mayor tests negative of paraffin trace

    Prime suspect in the killing of Bohol mayor tests negative of paraffin trace

    The PNP Crime Laboratory  has not found any gun powder residue in the hands of Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel. This has been the result of the paraffin test conducted on Boniel. Despite this, Police Regional Office 7 said it will not…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 3:34am -
  • Filipinos remain skeptical of rebel groups amid peace talks

    Filipinos remain skeptical of rebel groups amid peace talks

    Peace talks between the government panel and the communist coalition of the Communist Party of the Philippines, the New People’s Army, and the National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) has reached fourth phase under the Duterte administration. And al…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 2:40am -
  • MMDA warns barangay officials against allowing sidewalk vendors on EDSA

    MMDA warns barangay officials against allowing sidewalk vendors on EDSA

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) began its clearing operations on Balitawak market before 6 a.m. on Wednesday. MMDA personnel removed illegal vendors selling their products on streets and sidewalks, as well as illegally parked ped…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 2:29am -
  • Re-implementation of Anti-Distracted Driving Act takes effect on July 6

    Re-implementation of Anti-Distracted Driving Act takes effect on July 6

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) published in newspapers on Wednesday the revised implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Law. This means that 15 days after the publicatio…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 2:22am -
  • Occasional smokers who vape smoke more cigarettes

    Occasional smokers who vape smoke more cigarettes

    (Reuters Health) – Tobacco companies have been selling electronic cigarettes as a way to wean smokers off paper cigarettes, but a new study suggests the strategy could backfire. The report in Preventive Medicine found that young adults who occasion…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 2:13am -
  • Mother’s heart health tied to breastfeeding

    Mother’s heart health tied to breastfeeding

    (Reuters Health) – A woman’s risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke later in life may be influenced by how long she breastfed her children, according to a new study from China. Women who reported having breastfed for any amount of time were a…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:39am -
  • Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

    Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

    Uber said on Tuesday it will for the first time allow drivers to collect tips through its smartphone app, an about-face from previous company policy, as part of the ride-services firm’s broader effort to improve an often-contentious relationship. S…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:25am -
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqgJXhbKK4E

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqgJXhbKK4E

    Serbisyong Kasangbahay June 21, 2017 The post https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqgJXhbKK4E appeared first on UNTV News.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 2:17pm -
  • Revilla’s plunder case to resume after 3 years of waiting

    Revilla’s plunder case to resume after 3 years of waiting

    After three years of waiting, the trial of former Senator Bong Revilla’s plunder case will finally begin. The prosecution will present Thursday witnesses from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Bureau of Treasury (BTr) and Department of…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 12:00pm -
  • Senate pushes for investigation over the downgrading of charges vs. Supt. Marcos

    Senate pushes for investigation over the downgrading of charges vs. Supt. Marcos

    MANILA, Philippines — Two resolutions are set to be filed at the Senate that aim to investigate the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) reversal of its previous ruling on the killing of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa. It can be recalled that the DOJ is…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:55am -
  • Duterte flies with wounded soldiers aboard presidential plane

    Duterte flies with wounded soldiers aboard presidential plane

    President Rodrigo Duterte traveled to Manila on board the presidential plane together with nine wounded soldiers from Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro last night. The president personally assisted the wounded soldiers to the ambulance that would se…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:29am -
  • BIFF holds 5 hostages in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato – AFP Eastmincom

    BIFF holds 5 hostages in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato – AFP Eastmincom

    MANILA, Philippines — The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked the town of Pigcawayan in North Cotabato at early dawn Thursday. Spokesperson for martial law implementation, Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said this was after the militants a…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:12am -
  • AFP downplays attack in Pigcawayan, Cotabato

    AFP downplays attack in Pigcawayan, Cotabato

    MANILA, Philippines — The military is not denying that the attack of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) on a Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) outpost in Pigcawayan, Cotabato early this morning may be a diversionary tactic…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:32am -
  • Batangas police forms integrated security and emergency response team

    Batangas police forms integrated security and emergency response team

      BATANGAS, Philippines — Various acts of violence and crimes are happening in different countries not only in the Philippines. These include the on-going turmoil in Marawi City and the recent attack on Resorts World Manila. Last week, the mayor o…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 6:38am -
  • Drug pusher shot dead inside jeepney in Bulacan

    Drug pusher shot dead inside jeepney in Bulacan

        BULACAN, Philippines — A man died on the spot after being shot inside a passenger jeepney on McArthur Highway, Barangay Sta. Cruz Guiguinto, Bulacan. The victim was identified as Alvin Agapito, a resident of Barangay  San Jose Plaridel, Bula…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 4:30am -
  • Davao UV Express drivers cry foul over LTFRB’s suspension order

    Davao UV Express drivers cry foul over LTFRB’s suspension order

    It’s been five days since Joel Agyandan’s last trip as a UV Express driver following the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) decision to suspend the operation of UV Express services in Davao City. The suspension was i…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 3:33am -
  • Senators want Congress to OK military action in Syria

    Senators want Congress to OK military action in Syria

    U.S. senators called on Congress on Tuesday to take back its authority to determine whether the country goes to war, saying recent U.S. strikes in Syria were not covered by existing authorizations for the use of military force. The Senate Foreign Rel…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 2:27am -
  • Bohol mayor murder case: Suspect’s driver surrenders

    Bohol mayor murder case: Suspect’s driver surrenders

      The Philippine National Police Region 7 is now in custody of Edgar Tapere, the driver of Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel. PRO 7 director PCSupt Noli Taliño said Tapere surrendered last Monday after several weeks of hiding. He is co…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 12:45am -
  • Families grieve the death of a Fil-Am sailor in a collision in sea of Japan

    Families grieve the death of a Fil-Am sailor in a collision in sea of Japan

    A Filipino was among those killed in the collision between a US Naval Ship collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship last Saturday in the coast of Japan. One of the fatalities in the incident was a Filipino-American identified as Fire Controlman…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 12:18am -
  • LLDA dismantles 1,610 hectares of fishpens in Laguna lake

    LLDA dismantles 1,610 hectares of fishpens in Laguna lake

    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has dismantled more than 1,600 hectares of fish pens in the Laguna de Bay, out of the more than 4,000 hectares of fish pens needed to be dismantled. The LLDA said they prioritized the dismantling of large…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 12:14am -
  • Sen. Angara pushes for a law that grants free tuition to Med students

    Sen. Angara pushes for a law that grants free tuition to Med students

    Senator Sonny Angara has expressed concern over what he says is the lack of doctors or health care professionals in the country. This prompted him to push for the proposal that seeks the creation of a medical scholarship program for those who wish to…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 12:10am -
  • 12 suspected Maute Group members, supporters indicted for rebellion

    12 suspected Maute Group members, supporters indicted for rebellion

    Twelve suspected members and supporters of Maute group are now facing rebellion charges before the Cagayan De Oro Regional Trial Court. Those who were indicted today are– 1. Racma Macatuon Talib 2. Lambo Ampaso Ameril 3. Huwarda Macatuon Talib 4. C…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 11:32pm -
  • PNP confirms viral memo of alleged bomb plot in Metro Manila

    PNP confirms viral memo of alleged bomb plot in Metro Manila

    National Capital Region Police Office Chief PDir. Oscar Albayalde has confirmed on the program Get It Straight with Daniel Razon that the PNP memo that has gone viral on social media came from them. The memo states the alleged bomb plot of Maute terr…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 11:30pm -
  • CHED directs colleges, universities to accept Marawi crisis-affected students

    CHED directs colleges, universities to accept Marawi crisis-affected students

      MANILA, Philippines — Though classes in universities and colleges in Marawi and Iligan City will open in August, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) advises all other institutions to accept transferees from crisis-affected areas. “CHED w…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 10:40am -
  • Modernization of PUVs will take up to 2020 – DOTr

    Modernization of PUVs will take up to 2020 – DOTr

    MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the implementation of the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program is not a sudden process. Hence, DOTr assures that small operators and PUV drivers have nothing to worry about. The ag…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 10:05am -
  • Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

    Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

    (The Sports Xchange) – The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made their agreed-upon trade official Monday, a deal that will see the teams swap the Nos. 1 and 3 picks in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. The 76ers acquired the top overall pick from…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 9:13am -
  • 5 men arrested at Cagayan de Oro Port over fake IDs, suspicious behavior

    5 men arrested at Cagayan de Oro Port over fake IDs, suspicious behavior

    MANILA, Philippines — Coast District Commander Colonel Leovigildo Panopio said the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel on Monday noticed the suspicious behavior of five men while heading to the X-ray machine at Macabalan Pier. The five men intro…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 8:35am -

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      Pampanga - Luzon - Angeles City

      • Pampanga farmers get P63-M farm equipment

        Pampanga farmers get P63-M farm equipment

        <p>CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - The Provincial Government of Pampanga started the distribution of at least P63-million worth of farm equipment and livestock it requested this year from the Department of Agriculture (DA).</p>
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:05pm -
      • Hundreds join ‘Padyak’ for health, environment

        Hundreds join ‘Padyak’ for health, environment

        <p>HUNDREDS of cyclists joined recently the City of San Fernando's fifth "Padyak para sa Kalusugan at Kalikasan," a cycling activity aimed at promoting good health and environment conservation.</p><p>The participants were from different bikers’ as…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:03pm -
      • Kapampangan students send love cards to soldiers in Marawi

        Kapampangan students send love cards to soldiers in Marawi

        <p>GUAGUA, Pampanga – In an aim to boost the morale of government troops, several students from a public elementary school in this town sent “love cards” to soldiers deployed in Marawi City to fight the Maute terror group. </p><p>San Miguel El…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:01pm -
      • Cebu Pacific to mount night flights to Boracay

        Cebu Pacific to mount night flights to Boracay

        <p>CLARK FREEPORT - The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB), will start evening flights to and from Caticlan, the gateway to world-famous Boracay Island, beginning July 1, 2017. </p><p>CEB is the first carrier to mount night flights a…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
      • Pangilinan: Tales from the other San Fernando

        Pangilinan: Tales from the other San Fernando

        <p>THERE is another city of San Fernando which is making waves in governance as we speak, following the footsteps of our own City of San Fernando in mastering the art and science of making governance a shared responsibility.</p>
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:59pm -
      • Garcia: Pangamakasarili at Kelangmasabal (Selfishness and Nonchalance)

        Garcia: Pangamakasarili at Kelangmasabal (Selfishness and Nonchalance)

        <p>“Mikalam ya ing ninu man a e susuku king kapanyubukan uling, king pamanalakaran na king panyubuk, ing taung ita tanggap yang putung ning bye a pengaku ning Panginwan karing lulugud Kaya.” - Santiago 1:12<br />(James 1:12)</p><p>“Anting mik…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:58pm -
      • Gueco: Compassionate leader

        Gueco: Compassionate leader

        <p>INSPIRING us are the words and deeds of VP LENI ROBREDO.</p><p>Serving the common tao is the foundation rock upon which she builds a good society. When the leader shares power, she/he puts the needs of others.</p><p>Speaking at her inauguration,…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:57pm -
      • Hope springs for organic farming in lahar-ravaged town

        Hope springs for organic farming in lahar-ravaged town

        <p>PORAC -- Recycling residual organic waste has never been this exciting for this town’s local agriculture industry.</p><p>The prospects of converting residual waste into organic fertilizer; reducing the local government’s expenses on garbage d…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:54pm -
      • Nothing but good food at Estos Kitchen + Cafe in Guagua

        Nothing but good food at Estos Kitchen + Cafe in Guagua

        <p>AFTER a long week of hustling, all you need is food that is simply delicious. And when you’re craving for a simple yet soul-satisfying meal, a visit to Estos Kitchen + Cafe is sure to lift your spirits.</p><p>Tucked away in the small town of Gu…
        - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:52pm -
      • Gonzales breaks long silence after wife's death

        Gonzales breaks long silence after wife's death

        <p>CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Third District Representative Aurelio "Dong" Gonzales Jr. broke his long silence on Friday, June 23, after the death of his wife in the Resorts World Manila attack.</p><p>Gonzales kept mum for almost three weeks after the…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • Luis Taruc’s historical marker unveiled in San Luis town

        Luis Taruc’s historical marker unveiled in San Luis town

        <p>SAN LUIS – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Wednesday unveiled the historical marker for kabalen hero Luis Taruc in this town to mark his 104th birth anniversary. </p><p>The unveiling of the marker was led by NHCP…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • Smelting plant seeks lifting of cease, desist order

        Smelting plant seeks lifting of cease, desist order

        <p>SAN SIMON – The management of Melter’s Steel Corporation on Wednesday filed a letter to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Central Luzon’s Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) seeking for the immediate lifting of the…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • 4,000 Mabalacat residents get Philhealth cards

        4,000 Mabalacat residents get Philhealth cards

        <p>MABALACAT CITY --- The City Government has distributed Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) members data records (MDRs) to some 4,000 underprivileged residents of this city. </p><p>A total of P9.6-million was allocated by the City…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • Porac vice mayor to host 3rd call center training

        Porac vice mayor to host 3rd call center training

        <p>PORAC - Following the success of the two previous call center training courses at the Porac Power Training Center in Barangay Cangatba, Vice Mayor Dexter David is set to organize a third training session at the municipal hall.</p><p>David said th…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • PH bamboo industry requires big boost from gov’t - Legarda

        PH bamboo industry requires big boost from gov’t - Legarda

        <p>MABALACAT CITY -- Stressing the huge potential of the Philippine bamboo industry in socio-economic development and environmental protection, Senator Loren Legarda said the country’s bamboo sector requires technical and fiscal support from the go…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • Sangil: Ang 'endo' umiiral pa rin

        Sangil: Ang 'endo' umiiral pa rin

        <p>MALAKING porsyento sa ating mga kababayan ang malaki ang tiwala kay Pangulong Duterte. Iba siya kung mangako. Salitang lalaki. Ang pangako niyang susugpuin ang pagkalat ng droga ay tinutupad. Ang mabawasan ang korapsyon ay tinutukan din. Subali't…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • 6 teams vie for semis slots in LGC basketball tourney

        6 teams vie for semis slots in LGC basketball tourney

        <p>CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Six teams try to best it out in the semi-finals of the Laus Group of Companies (LGC) Chairman’s Cup basketball tournament in anticipated action-filled semi-games at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center in the City of San F…
        - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
      • Clark, Palafox ink agreement for freeport's new master plan

        Clark, Palafox ink agreement for freeport's new master plan

        <p>CLARK FREEPORT -- The Clark Development Corporation (CDC) has forged an agreement with renowned urban planner Palafox Associates (PA) for a new master development and business plan for the freeport.</p><p>CDC President and Chief Executive Officer…
        - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:27pm -
      • DepEd seeks donations for displaced Marawi students

        DepEd seeks donations for displaced Marawi students

        <p>CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is seeking assistance and donations from kind-hearted individuals, companies and good Samaritans for displaced students in war-torn Marawi City.</p><p>The DepEd said that as it is not cl…
        - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:26pm -
      • San Fernando City mayor spends birthday with elderly, PWDs

        San Fernando City mayor spends birthday with elderly, PWDs

        <p>CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Mayor Edwin Santiago celebrated his 60th birthday on June 21 through a “Handog Pasasalamat” program for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the city.</p><p>The three-part activity started at Santiag…
        - 3 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:26pm -

      Cebu

      • newP2m in shabu taken

        P2m in shabu taken

        <p>OLD drug personalities moved out after the government’s crackdown on shabu, but not before passing the trade to a successor. </p><p>Chief Insp. Cristopher Navida, head of the City Intelligence Branch (CIB), said that they caught two high-value…
        - 53 mins ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:47pm -
      • newFeast revelers damage buses

        Feast revelers damage buses

        <p>THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is collating reports of damaged passenger buses and injured passengers because vandals threw stones and dirt at vehicles in the guise of celebrating Saint John de Baptist yesterday.<…
        - 53 mins ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:47pm -
      • new‘Pray for Marawi’

        ‘Pray for Marawi’

        <p>PEACE and harmony are what the Muslim community in Cebu City prayed for as they celebrated Eid’l Fitr at the Plaza Independencia yesterday.</p><p>Sultan Naif Punot, Office of Muslim Affairs commissioner, said they are offering the end of their…
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      • newWho looked for boniel’s body?

        Who looked for boniel’s body?

        <p>AN OWNER of a dive shop, a barangay councilor and a police station chief were among the divers who joined the search for the body of Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel.</p><p>They searched the seas between the islands of Caubian and Olango bas…
        - 54 mins ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:46pm -
      • newLawyers prepare ‘surprises’ in Boniel’s trial

        Lawyers prepare ‘surprises’ in Boniel’s trial

        <p>HOW will the camp of Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel prove that Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel is alive and hiding in Dubai?</p><p>Atty. Gerardo Carillo, one of Niño’s lawyers, said that the real battle in court to prove…
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      • newMorning blaze hits private warehouse

        Morning blaze hits private warehouse

        <p>A FIRE damaged a private warehouse where a pile of garbage from South Korea was previously kept in Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City yesterday morning.</p><p>The plastic wastes were formerly dumped by a private company in a private lot in Barangay Tin…
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      • newGroup gives school items to 1T students

        Group gives school items to 1T students

        <p>FEED the Children donated school bags and notebooks to 1,071 students from City Central School in Cebu City last June 9. </p><p>The project beneficiaries were 159 grade three students, 376 grade four students, 282 grade five students, and 254 gra…
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      • newCasa Gorordo hosts book launch

        Casa Gorordo hosts book launch

        <p>CASA Gorordo Museum will host the launching of three children’s books from Filipino-American author Christina Newhard at 4 p.m. today at the Casa Gorordo Museum on Lopez Jaena St., Cebu City.</p><p>Part of her Sari-sari Storybooks, Newhard rele…
        - 54 mins ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:46pm -
      • newApo Cement marks Environment Month, sets series of events

        Apo Cement marks Environment Month, sets series of events

        <p>DOING acts of random kindness (Ark) and posting these on social media are among the activities lined up for this year’s celebration of Environment Month at the Apo Cement Corp. Cemex plant in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga, Cebu<br />With the t…
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      • newDSWD 7 warns public against ‘fake’ recruiter

        DSWD 7 warns public against ‘fake’ recruiter

        <p>THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7 advised the public that the office has not engaged other people to do recruitment on behalf of the agency. It also does not accept bunch applications. </p><p>“We have received reports t…
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      • newDrug surrenderer killed by pair riding in tandem

        Drug surrenderer killed by pair riding in tandem

        <p>A 42-YEAR-old motorcycle-for-hire driver was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in Sitio Gipon, Barangay Manatad, Sibonga at 7:07 p.m. last Saturday.<br />Chief Insp. Stephen Amamagid, town police chief, identified the victim as Renie Saro…
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      • newElderly woman hit by a truck on a highway dies

        Elderly woman hit by a truck on a highway dies

        <p>A 77-year-old woman died after she was hit by a truck on the national road in Barangay Pajo, Daanbantayan last Friday afternoon. Teodula Yaun succumbed to severe injuries in the head and other parts of her body. The victim was crossing the highway…
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      • newMan drowns after jumping into the sea

        Man drowns after jumping into the sea

        <p>A 28-year-old man drowned in the seawaters off Sitio Malibog, Barangay Poblacion, Alegria, last Saturday afternoon. Police identified the fatality as Joseph Cagakit Estrera. Estrera was celebrating the feast of St. John the Baptist with his relati…
        - 54 mins ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:46pm -
      • newAbella makes it four in a row

        Abella makes it four in a row

        <p>FAST-rising Cebuana runner Lizane Abella of Spectrum Runners Club bagged the women’s 21-kilometer title of the Hunat Sugbu: Dagan Para ni Maning 7 yesterday in dominating fashion for her fourth title this month.</p><p>The native of Minglanilla,…
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      • newDeftac dominates Int’l Jiujitsu tournament

        Deftac dominates Int’l Jiujitsu tournament

        <p>DEFTAC Ribeiro showed why it’s still one of the country’s best Jiujitsu clubs after a dominant showing in the ASJJF Dumau Cebu International Jiujitsu Championship 2017 yesterday at the SM Seaside City. Deftac bagged the top honors as top acade…
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      • newCasimero impresses in super flyweight debut

        Casimero impresses in super flyweight debut

        <p>TWO-division world champion Johnriel Casimero had a impressive debut in the super flyweight division with an easy unanimous decision win over veteran Richie Mepranum yesterday in Iligan City.</p><p>Casimero told SunStar Cebu that he dropped Mepra…
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      • newProvince to hold chess trials

        Province to hold chess trials

        <p>WITH the intention to send the best players to the Batang Pinoy Visayas Elimination, the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission (CPSC) will hold a 3-day elimination for its chess delegation on July 1, 2 and 8 at the Robinsons Galleria-Cebu.</p><p>The…
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        Bulldogs beat Dragons

        <p>THE 1994 Bulldogs outlasted the 1993 Dragons, 60-50, to finish as the top seed of Division 1 going into the playoffs of the University of San Carlos (USC) NABC Summer League 2 Powered by Common Ground last weekend at the USC North Campus Gym.</p>…
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      • newEditorial: Coexistence with the Moros

        Editorial: Coexistence with the Moros

        <p>THE presence of the young men in the market stirred up the homeowners in Lapu-Lapu City.</p><p>Over the years, the empty lot across the village became occupied by migrants from Mindanao. Garbage dumped outside the village was blamed on the women…
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      • newWenceslao: Why I am not a lawyer

        Wenceslao: Why I am not a lawyer

        <p>RECENT developments in the case of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel had me recalling the time when I was mulling over a career path after my incarceration and after I decided to go back to mainstream society after years of being in the underground.…
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              • newDILG allots P8-B for 'disadvantaged' towns

                DILG allots P8-B for 'disadvantaged' towns

                <p>OVER P8-billion worth of funds will be distributed to more than 500 "disadvantaged" towns in the country as part of the Department of Interior and Local Government's (DILG) program for the enhancement of their basic service facilities.</p><p>DILG…
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              • newDuterte wishes Muslim Filipinos happiness, peace on Eid'l Fitr

                Duterte wishes Muslim Filipinos happiness, peace on Eid'l Fitr

                <p>PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte wished the Muslim Filipinos happiness, peace and prosperity as they celebrate Eid'l Fitr or Feast of Ramadan.</p><p>In his Eid'l Fitr message, Duterte noted that the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal always bring…
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              • newPalace: Deployment of Navy vessel to Cotabato to help quell rebellion

                Palace: Deployment of Navy vessel to Cotabato to help quell rebellion

                <p>THE deployment of BRP Davao del Sur in Cotabato will help the government forces in its operations against the terrorists in Marawi City, a Palace official said Sunday.</p><p>The Philippine Navy has sent its newest landing dock BRP Davao del Sur t…
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              • new'Uplift' sculpture artist denies plagiarism allegations

                'Uplift' sculpture artist denies plagiarism allegations

                <p>THE Filipino artist who created the "Female Oblation" sculpture denied on Sunday, June 25, that his work was copied from a Dutch artist.</p><p>The "Uplift" sculpture (also called the Female Oblation) of artist Ferdinand Cacnio was displayed at th…
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              • Quark Henares unaware of Vicki Belo's wedding

                Quark Henares unaware of Vicki Belo's wedding

                <p>IT SEEMS film and television director Quark Henares was not informed of her mother, Vicki Belo's wedding to partner Hayden Kho.</p><p>Belo and Kho surprised everyone when they decided to tie the knot in a civil wedding ceremony officiated by Maka…
                - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 17, 10:12am -
              • Palace: P10-M shabu haul in Marawi bares 'close relation' between drugs, terrorism

                Palace: P10-M shabu haul in Marawi bares 'close relation' between drugs, terrorism

                <p>THE recovery of P10-million worth of shabu from the house of a former mayor of Marawi City established the "close relation" between illegal drugs and the ongoing uprising in the country, Malacañang said on Saturday.</p><p>Presidential Spokespers…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 8:33am -
              • Palace: Military trying to locate remains of financier of Marawi siege

                Palace: Military trying to locate remains of financier of Marawi siege

                <p>THE military is verifying the reported death of Malaysian terrorist who allegedly financed the siege by the Islamic State-affiliated Maute group in Marawi City, Malacañang said Saturday.</p><p>Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the go…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 7:50am -
              • Gov't to deal 'decisively' with NPA attacks in Mindanao – Palace

                Gov't to deal 'decisively' with NPA attacks in Mindanao – Palace

                <p>MALACAÑANG on Saturday it was "disturbed" by the recent attacks launched by the New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Mindanao, despite the communists' commitment to stop staging offensives in Mindanao.</p><p>Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 6:45am -
              • Palace: Authorities validating presence of foreign fighters in Mindanao

                Palace: Authorities validating presence of foreign fighters in Mindanao

                <p>SECURITY officials are validating the report that 89 suspected foreign fighters have entered Mindanao, Malacañang said on Saturday.</p><p>Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the statement after the Philippine National Police received i…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 5:10am -
              • Palace: Gov't to probe alleged martial law abuses in Mindanao

                Palace: Gov't to probe alleged martial law abuses in Mindanao

                <p>MALACAÑANG said Saturday that it will look into the reported human rights abuses amid the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.</p><p>Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the current administration would not allow any members of the p…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:57am -
              • UCPB assures readiness of e-channels on Eid'l Fitr

                UCPB assures readiness of e-channels on Eid'l Fitr

                <p>MANILA -- All United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) branches will be closed on Monday, which Malacanang declared a regular holiday for the observance of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.</p><p>However, the bank, in an advisory,…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:22am -
              • Hayden Kho, Vicki Belo tie the knot

                Hayden Kho, Vicki Belo tie the knot

                <p>VICKI Belo and Hayden Kho are officially married.</p><p>The two tied the knot on Friday, June 23, in a civil wedding ceremony officiated by Makati Mayor Abby Binay.</p><p>Belo took to Instagram to express her delight on her special day.</p><p>"…
                - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:03am -
              • SC moves to raise funds for Marawi victims

                SC moves to raise funds for Marawi victims

                <p>THE Supreme Court (SC) has urged the judges and court personnel of the first and second level courts to conduct their own financial aid drive for the victims of the armed conflict in Marawi City.</p><p>The first level courts include the Metropoli…
                - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 10:13am -
              • June 24 declared as special non-working holiday in Manila

                June 24 declared as special non-working holiday in Manila

                <p>MALACAÑANG has declared Saturday, June 24, as a special non-working day in the City of Manila in celebration of its 446th Foundation Day.</p><p>In Proclamation 208, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said the public should be given the oppor…
                - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 10:02am -
              • DOJ urged to process release of Aglipayan bishop

                DOJ urged to process release of Aglipayan bishop

                <p>THE Philippine government (GRP) peace panel has urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to expedite the process for the immediate release of a Protestant bishop who was arrested along with an alleged high-ranking rebel leader in Ozamis City last mon…
                - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 9:01am -
              • Coco Martin pays his respects to FPJ before filming 'Ang Panday'

                Coco Martin pays his respects to FPJ before filming 'Ang Panday'

                <p>COCO Martin paid his respects to the late actor Fernando Poe Jr. as he kicks off his new "Panday" project.</p><p>The Kapamilya actor visited the grave of the King of Philippine Movies on Thursday at the Manila North Cemetery to light candles at P…
                - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:44am -
              • Joshua Garcia sends sweet letter to Julia Barretto

                Joshua Garcia sends sweet letter to Julia Barretto

                <p>JOSHUA Garcia sure knows how to make a sick girl smile.</p><p>The young actor made a sweet gesture by sending a handwritten letter to his leading lady Julia Barretto while the latter was confined in the hospital.</p><p>Barretto shared a photo of…
                - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:33am -
              • Stream for love and unity in diversity

                Stream for love and unity in diversity

                <p>THIS June, let’s celebrate love. </p><p>This LGBTQ Pride Month, Spotify has a playlist for you. Tune in to the #KiligPaMore playlist seen in the Time for Pride hub is a collection of various playlists specially curated for the LGBTQ community a…
                - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:26am -
              • Zsa Zsa: Time apart strengthens relationship

                Zsa Zsa: Time apart strengthens relationship

                <p>DIVINE Diva Zsa Zsa Padilla admitted that her short split with boyfriend Conrad Onglao last year helped strengthen their relationship.</p><p>In a guest appearance in "Magandang Buhay" on Friday, the singer said if the break-up did not happen, the…
                - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:21am -
              • NFA: No fake rice in Philippine market

                NFA: No fake rice in Philippine market

                <p>THE National Food Authority (NFA) assured the public on Friday, June 23, that there is no proof that fake rice is being sold in the Philippine market.</p><p>It said that based on laboratory tests conducted by the agency's Food Development Center…
                - 3 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 6:45am -

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              • 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…
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