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  • newNorth Korea says missile meets all specifications, ready for mass-production

    North Korea says missile meets all specifications, ready for mass-production

    North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, indicating advances in its ambitions to be able to hit the United States. The North fir…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 17, 12:21pm -
  • newWarriors’ Pachulia receiving threats after Leonard injury

    Warriors’ Pachulia receiving threats after Leonard injury

    Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia has received online threats directed at him and his family following a controversial injury to San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard, according to a local media report. USA Today reported on Sunday the situatio…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 17, 12:01pm -
  • newFacebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian

    Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian

    Leaked Facebook Inc (FB.O) documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 17, 11:27am -
  • newGritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit

    Gritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit

    (The Sports Xchange) – Avery Bradley’s three-pointer in the last second of Game Three touched every part of the rim before bouncing in, giving the Celtics an improbable 111-108 road win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference final…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 17, 11:06am -
  • newDuterte to meet Putin this week

    Duterte to meet Putin this week

    MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with Russian leaders again. President Duterte is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev this week. Medvedev met with President Duterte on the sidelines of th…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 May 17, 6:50am -
  • newAnti-Distracted Driving Law continues amidst confusion of motorists

    Anti-Distracted Driving Law continues amidst confusion of motorists

    MANILA — A five-day extension was given by traffic law enforcement agencies to motorists to remove all decorations inside their vehicles which obstruct the driver’s line of view when driving on the road. Under the LTO and LTFRB joint Administrati…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 May 17, 6:27am -
  • newDuterte: China may declare war if PH insists rights in disputed territory

    Duterte: China may declare war if PH insists rights in disputed territory

    DAVAO CITY  — President Rodrigo Duterte has once insisted to China the Philippines’ rights in South China Sea or West Philippine Sea. This was the president’s statement in his speech in Davao City on Friday night. President Duterte told Chines…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 May 17, 12:19am -
  • Senate plans to hear issues concerning the National Food Authority (NFA)

    Senate plans to hear issues concerning the National Food Authority (NFA)

    MANILA — One of the issues facing the country today is the supply and importation of rice especially since the government has begun the implementation of the government-to-private importation of rice. Chair of the Agriculture and Food Commitee, Sen…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 17, 12:06pm -
  • PNP to appeal case vs. Marcelino, Shou

    PNP to appeal case vs. Marcelino, Shou

    MANILA — “The said decision lays a dangerous precedent on drug operations being conducted by Law Enforcement Agencies,” Supt. Enrico Rigor, PNP Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-DEG) spokesperson, said. the Drug Enforcement Group has expressed dismay…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 17, 11:06am -
  • De Lima: Marcelino was freed to testify against me

    De Lima: Marcelino was freed to testify against me

    MANILA — Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre has confirmed that the Department of Justice (DOJ)  is planning to use Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino as a witness against Sen. Leila de Lima. Aguirre said Marcelino will testify about his conversation with De…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 17, 11:06am -
  • Groups also call for rejection of US grants

    Groups also call for rejection of US grants

    MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano stressed that the Philippines should not receive aid grants from other countries if it is coupled with a condition or if they would intervene with the policies of our country. Cayetano’s pron…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 9:06am -
  • UNTV receives Citation Award from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts

    UNTV receives Citation Award from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts

    MANILA — In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) the group recognized organizations that helped them push their objectives. UNTV is among those who received the citation award as a media part…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 5:11am -
  • 25 Davao centenarians receive cash assistance from DSWD

    25 Davao centenarians receive cash assistance from DSWD

      MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has given all 25 centenarians P100,000 pesos each in accordance with the Centenarians Act. “Nagpasalamat akong dako nga nahatag akong bunos karun, panggasto nako ni pangkaon ug u…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 4:49am -
  • PUV operators request number coding exemptions, low interest loans from tax reform package

    PUV operators request number coding exemptions, low interest loans from tax reform package

    MANILA — Several transport organizations call on the Duterte Administration and several lawmakers to save their sector from the possible negative impact of the passage of the Tax Reform Package Law. The Jeepney and Bus operators are asking the gove…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 4:13am -
  • Philippine Economy slows down in the first quarter of 2017 – NEDA

    Philippine Economy slows down in the first quarter of 2017 – NEDA

    MANILA — The Philippines’ Gross Domestic Product (GPD) is at 6.4% in the first quarter of this year. It is lower than the 6.9% growth recorded in 2016. Despite this, Socio-Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia said…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 3:58am -
  • More than 100 Higher Educational Institutions file petition for tuition hike

    More than 100 Higher Educational Institutions file petition for tuition hike

    MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is likely to approve the tuition hike this coming school year for Higher Education Institutions (HEI). CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan said the petitioners just need to justify their reasons for…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 3:47am -
  • 150 repatriated OFWs arrive in the country

    150 repatriated OFWs arrive in the country

      MANILA — Rowena Abdulrahman  is one of more than 100 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived from Saudi Arabia on Thursday. She stayed in Riyadh for four years, and became an illegal immigrants after her visa expired. Rowena r…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 2:44am -
  • Philippines will no longer accept financial assistance from the European Union

    Philippines will no longer accept financial assistance from the European Union

        MANILA — “The President has approved the recommendation on the Department of Finance not to accept grants but this does not necessarily mean humanitarian aids from the EU that may allow it to in interfere with the internal policies of the P…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 2:28am -
  • DAR begins distribution of farm land to farmers in Tagum, Davao Del Norte

    DAR begins distribution of farm land to farmers in Tagum, Davao Del Norte

    MANILA — Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has formally turned over to 159 agrarian reform beneficiaries more than 140 hectares of land of the San Isidro Farm Banana Plantation. This is following the five-month land dispute between the Agribusine…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 2:09am -
  • DOJ junks drug case against Marcelino, Chinese asset

    DOJ junks drug case against Marcelino, Chinese asset

    MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared LTC. Ferdinand Marcelino and Chinese asset Yan Yi Shou of drug charges. The two were arrested in an alleged clandestine shabu laboratory in Manila last January 2016 where authorities recovered ov…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 1:51am -
  • 26 inmates die of jail congestion in Metro Manila

    26 inmates die of jail congestion in Metro Manila

    MANILA — National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Spokesperson Chief Inspector Kim Molitas has confirmed that 26 inmates died due to jail congestion in Metro Manila since the anti-drug war of the Duterte administration started. Most number of…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 1:26am -
  • PNP-IAS drops filing of charges vs. Cops involved in “Secret Cell”

    PNP-IAS drops filing of charges vs. Cops involved in “Secret Cell”

    MANILA — The PNP Internal Affairs Service (IAS) has concluded its investigation against policemen involved in the  discovered “hidden cell” now that the case has been filed at the Office of the Ombudsman. According to IAS Inspector General Alf…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 1:04am -
  • PRRD signs executive order on nationwide smoking ban

    PRRD signs executive order on nationwide smoking ban

    MANILA — Presidente Rodrigo Duterte signed on Thursday the executive order banning smoking in public places. Though the Department of Health has yet to provide details of the EO, it is being drafted to pattern after the ordinance implemented in Dav…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 12:57am -
  • 77 arrests on day one of Anti-Distracted Driving Law

    77 arrests on day one of Anti-Distracted Driving Law

    MANILA — On the first day of implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Law, the agency observed that there were still some drivers who used their cellphones and gadgets while driving. Through the use of MMDA CCTV cameras in their traffic base,…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 17, 12:43am -
  • SALN of senators made public; Villar, Pacquiao top list as billionaires

    SALN of senators made public; Villar, Pacquiao top list as billionaires

    MANILA — The public can now take hold of the 2016 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) of senators. Senator Cynthia Villar tops the list with the highest net worth amounting to P3.6 billion pesos with no declared liabilities. Senat…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 17, 11:50pm -
  • Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

    Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

    U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea’s presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions, South Korea’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. T…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 17, 10:09am -
  • Boxing: McGregor signs deal for Mayweather fight

    Boxing: McGregor signs deal for Mayweather fight

    The long-rumored bout between undefeated American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is halfway to becoming a reality after the Irish signed a deal for the fight, it was announced on Wednesday night. UFC P…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 17, 9:53am -
  • DAR begins awarding of land to Lapanday farmers

    DAR begins awarding of land to Lapanday farmers

    MANILA — Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael Mariano is bound for Tagum, Davao del Norte to personally award lands to farmers who are members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association Inc. (MARBAI). It is in line with…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 6:50am -
  • DA promotes the use of organic fertilizer

    DA promotes the use of organic fertilizer

    MANILA – Around 38% of land in the country has been damaged or lost its health due to the use of commercial fertilizers. For this reason, the Department of Agriculture (DA) promotes the use of organic fertilizer in planting. “They can make free o…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 2:48am -
  • Families of SAF44 prepare impeachment complaint vs Ombudsman Morales

    Families of SAF44 prepare impeachment complaint vs Ombudsman Morales

    MANILA – “So we call upon Ombudsman Morales, please hear us. You cannot do your job as the Ombudsman. Please resign. Otherwise, take action. Or perhaps she must be impeached,” Felicitas de Castro Nacino, mother of a SAF44 victim said. Together…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 2:38am -
  • PH-China begin bilateral talks over maritime dispute on Friday

    PH-China begin bilateral talks over maritime dispute on Friday

    MANILA — An inaugural meeting between the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Foreign Ministry of China for the bilateral consultative mechanism in the South China Sea dispute will take place in Guiyang City, Guizhou Province. Th…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 2:27am -
  • China to donate 23,000 M4 rifle to PNP — Gen. Bato

    China to donate 23,000 M4 rifle to PNP — Gen. Bato

    MANILA — PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has confirmed that China will donate 23,000 M4 rifles to the Philippine National Police (PNP). Dela Rosa made the confirmation following the recent trip of President Rodrigo Duterte to China…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 1:52am -
  • DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo dismayed over postponement of CA confirmation

    DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo dismayed over postponement of CA confirmation

    MANILA — Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo is dismayed over the postponement of her confirmation before the Commission on Appointments (CA). According to her, it’s a form of torture to be subjected to the CA he…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 12:56am -
  • LTO to enforce Children’s Safety on Motorcycle Act of 2015 effective Friday

    LTO to enforce Children’s Safety on Motorcycle Act of 2015 effective Friday

    MANILA — The Department of Transportation ( DOTr ) is set to implement the law prohibiting small children to ride motorcycles effective on Friday, May 19, 2017. Under Republic Act 10666 or the Children’s Safety on Motorcycle Act of 2015, children…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 12:48am -
  • Enforcement of Anti-Distracted Driving Act begins today

    Enforcement of Anti-Distracted Driving Act begins today

    MANILA — Beginning today, May 18,  the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will apprehend motorists who use mobile phones and gadgets while driving. This is contrary to the Agency’s previous statement that it will give a three-month grace period be…
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 17, 12:20am -
  • More than half of world’s deaths still have no recorded cause: WHO

    More than half of world’s deaths still have no recorded cause: WHO

    More than half of all deaths have no recorded cause, making effective health monitoring and policymaking far more difficult, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. However, improved collection of statistics meant that 27 million of th…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 17, 1:03pm -
  • Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global ‘ransomware’ attack

    Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global ‘ransomware’ attack

    A computer virus that exploits the same vulnerability as the global “ransomware” attack has latched on to more than 200,000 computers and begun manufacturing digital currency, experts said Tuesday. The development adds to the dangers exposed by t…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 17, 12:39pm -
  • China installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island: report

    China installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island: report

    China has installed rocket launchers on a disputed reef in the South China Sea to ward off Vietnamese military combat divers, according to a state-run newspaper, offering new details on China’s ongoing military build-up. China has said military con…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 17, 12:09pm -
  • Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

    Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

    (The Sports Xchange) – Four years ago, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett played their final games for the Celtics. A month later, they were traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a massive deal that involved multiple first-round picks going to Boston. On Tuesd…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 17, 11:45am -
  • PDEA, NBI arrest Japanese drug suspect in Manila

    PDEA, NBI arrest Japanese drug suspect in Manila

    MANILA — PDEA and NBI special action unit operatives arrested a Japanese national in a hotel located on Mabini Street in Manila last Saturday. The suspect was identified as Yano Takahiro, who is allegedly engaged in illicit drugs. Eleven sachets of…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 7:58am -
  • LGU to boost coffee production in La Trinidad Benguet

    LGU to boost coffee production in La Trinidad Benguet

    LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET — La Trinidad Benguet is known as the primary producer and supplier of strawberries, flowers and vegetables. But the local government also wants for the province to be known as a coffee producer is the primary supplier of Arabi…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 7:47am -
  • No need to declare martial law in Sulu – Wesmincom commander

    No need to declare martial law in Sulu – Wesmincom commander

    ZAMBOANGA — The commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command (AFP-Wesmincom), Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. is set to face the leadership of the lower house of Congress on Thursday. The military official will report the a…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 7:03am -
  • AFP establishes first 1st Negros Island Geographic Battalion in Negros Occidental

    AFP establishes first 1st Negros Island Geographic Battalion in Negros Occidental

    BACOLOD CITY – About 800 soldiers of 3rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army in Negros Occidental have been assigned by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to establish the 1st Negros Island Geographical Forces or territorial battalion. T…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 6:28am -
  • “Tokhang on Wheels” roams around the city to monitor drug surrenderers

    “Tokhang on Wheels” roams around the city to monitor drug surrenderers

    MANILA – The Valenzuela City police gathered personalities who have surrendered to the authorities through the PNP’s Oplan Tokhang. This is part of “Tokhang on Wheels”which is under the local government’s program “Valenzuelano Ayaw Sa Dro…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 6:09am -
  • Pres. Duterte expected to approve revival of “Botika ng Bayan”

    Pres. Duterte expected to approve revival of “Botika ng Bayan”

    MANILA – Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri is dismayed with the implementation of the Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008, as prices of medicines remain high. “Although sa pagpasok ng generics naging mas mura ang gamot, pero sa napakahalagang anti…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 5:46am -
  • “Mr. Public Service” Kuya Daniel Razon receives KBP Lifetime Achievement Award

    “Mr. Public Service” Kuya Daniel Razon receives KBP Lifetime Achievement Award

    MANILA — BMPI-UNTV CEO and veteran broadcaster Daniel Razon, or Kuya Daniel as he is fondly called, has just been recognized as one of the outstanding individuals at the 25th Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Golden Dove Awards. Kuya D…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 3:35am -
  • Ombudsman vows to block Napoles from being a state witness

    Ombudsman vows to block Napoles from being a state witness

    MANILA — “I already stated that we don’t find her to be a candidate for a state witness. We will have the last say on whether or not we will recommend her to be a state witness.” This has been the reaction of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 12:47am -
  • VP Robredo’s networth drops based on SALN

    VP Robredo’s networth drops based on SALN

    MANILA — Vice President Leni Robredo’s Networth has dropped in the past six months. Based on her Statement of Assets Liabilities and Networth (SALN), from more than P11-million in June 2016, it dropped to more than P8.8-M in December. Her total a…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 12:12am -
  • BOC seizes smuggled firearms en route to Hong Kong and Vietnam

    BOC seizes smuggled firearms en route to Hong Kong and Vietnam

    PASAY CITY — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to turn over to the Philippine National Police (PNP) the firearms seized from Thomas Nationwide Transportation Warehouse in Pasay City on May 4. A 9mm pistol and a .45 caliber pistol were found inside…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 12:03am -
  • Marcos camp asks SC to designate hearing officers in election protest

    Marcos camp asks SC to designate hearing officers in election protest

    MANILA — The camp of former senator Bongbong Marcos is asking the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to designate hearing officers to assist in the conduct of the preliminary conference. In a motion filed by Atty.…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 17, 11:53pm -

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      • newCounterfeit cigarettes found in Bacolor, Pampanga

        Counterfeit cigarettes found in Bacolor, Pampanga

        BACOLOR -- Some 60 master cases of suspected counterfeit cigarettes were discovered inside an abandoned container van in Barangay San Isidro here.Police reports said that the van was left since March 12 and was recovered last May 16 by police operat…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:36pm -
      • newDepEd-Pampanga: No collection during enrolment

        DepEd-Pampanga: No collection during enrolment

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Education (DepEd)-Pampanga Division on Saturday, May 20, said that the “no collection during enrolment” policy must be strictly observed by all public schools in the province. DepEd-Pampanga Division Sup…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:36pm -
      • newSan Fernando City observes National Heritage Month

        San Fernando City observes National Heritage Month

        IN OBSERVANCE of National Heritage Month, the San Fernando City Government hosted over the weekend various activities to promote the rich culture and tradition of the city.The celebration kicked off with an art exhibit dubbed “American Pikinisan a…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:36pm -
      • newPampanga students get school supplies, tax orientation

        Pampanga students get school supplies, tax orientation

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Some 150 students of San Nicolas Integrated School received bags and school supplies from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Region 4 as part of their tax information campaign program for the youth sector.Regional Director…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:36pm -
      • newOfficials, groups light ‘candles of hope’ for HIV-Aids victims

        Officials, groups light ‘candles of hope’ for HIV-Aids victims

        ANGELES CITY -- Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan led all government employees and private stakeholders here on Monday, May 22, as the city takes part in the commemoration of the International acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (Aids) Candlelight Memorial.Spe…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:35pm -
      • newP20-M building to be constructed for Pampanga university

        P20-M building to be constructed for Pampanga university

        THE Pampanga Provincial Government is set to construct a two-storey building worth P20-million with 12 classrooms and two laboratories for Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU).The project came after the Pampanga Government led by Governor…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newOfficial: Pampanga is Central Luzon’s growth corridor

        Official: Pampanga is Central Luzon’s growth corridor

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Transportation department Secretary Arthur Tugade over the weekend said that Pampanga has become Central Luzon’s growth corridor due to massive developments going on in the province.During the formal inauguration of the Lau…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newLimlingan: Here come the rainy days

        Limlingan: Here come the rainy days

        SOON, summer will be bidding goodbye and we will be welcoming the rainy season. This was announced by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or Pagasa. One sign of the change in the Philippine weather cycle…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newFarm to market road opens in Nueva Ecija

        Farm to market road opens in Nueva Ecija

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) officials recently graced the opening of the San Juan-Villa Joson-Porais farm to market road (FMR) in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija.
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newTaiwan-Philippines visa-free privilege eyed

        Taiwan-Philippines visa-free privilege eyed

        THE representative of Taiwan to the Philippines said one of his priority work plans is the granting of visa-free privilege to Filipinos to make Taiwan-Philippines bilateral ties come true as soon as possible.Dr. Gary Song-Huann Lin said through the…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newMasantol fiesta ends with OPM bands

        Masantol fiesta ends with OPM bands

        MASANTOL -- One of the most sought-after original Philippine music (OPM) bands in the country rocked Masantoleños to end the month-long activities set for the town fiesta. Dubbed as “Masantol’s End of Summer Party,” a dozen local bands perfor…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newSangil: Tuesday tweets

        Sangil: Tuesday tweets

        YOU like air travel? If you are from the northern part of Quezon City and residing in any town of Central and North Luzon, I suggest you fly via Clark airport. Very convenient. You don't have any temper to lose. You skip the 24 hour heavy traffic of…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:19pm -
      • newDe Leon: Awesome ways millennials are changing the face of travel

        De Leon: Awesome ways millennials are changing the face of travel

        IN TODAY’S digital age, going on trips is not perceived as a luxury but also a necessity. With images of places and exciting adventures flooding the social media feeds, it's not surprising that traveling has become one of the key priorities of this…
        - 6 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:10pm -
      • Mabalacat City opens dialysis center

        Mabalacat City opens dialysis center

        MABALACAT CITY -- Indigent residents of this city may soon avail of free hemodialysis sessions at the newly-opened Mabalacat City Hemodialysis Center (MCHC) in Barangay Sapang Biabas here.“Mabalacat residents la reng makapag-avail kening free sess…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:45pm -
      • Tarlac students attend labor seminar

        Tarlac students attend labor seminar

        TARLAC CITY -- A total of 2,019 graduating students at the Tarlac State University and Tarlac Agricultural University recently attended a labor seminar by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) and Provincial Public Employment Service Office (…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:45pm -
      • Pampanga officials turn over farm tools

        Pampanga officials turn over farm tools

        PAMPANGA officials turn-over a mini farm tractor and rice combine harvester to the Sanduguan Farmers Association of the City of San Fernando on Friday, May 19 in culmination of the Farmer’s Week celebration.Third District Representative Aurelio Go…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:45pm -
      • Kapampangan woodcarver is Pulilan art awardee

        Kapampangan woodcarver is Pulilan art awardee

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Kapampangan woodcarving artist Edwin Layug was among awardees of the Gintong Pulilenyo Art Awards at the Events Place of Robinsons Townville recently.The awarding is part of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, w…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:45pm -
      • Municipalities league members to replicate Lubao bamboo park

        Municipalities league members to replicate Lubao bamboo park

        LUBAO -- Members of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) are planning to replicate this town's Bamboo Hub Eco park in their respective municipalities.In an interview during their visit at the Eco park, LMP Sulu President and Pata Is…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:45pm -
      • Pampanga mall joins Brigada Eskwela 2017

        Pampanga mall joins Brigada Eskwela 2017

        MEXICO, Pampanga -- More than 70 SM volunteer employees on Saturday, May 20, participated in the last day of Brigada Eskwela 2017 in its partner-school, Masamat Elementary School in this town. SM City Pampanga Mall Manager Aaron Montenegro, together…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:44pm -
      • New terms for renewing Clark locators set

        New terms for renewing Clark locators set

        CLARK FREEPORT -- Locators, who will be renewing their lease contracts will face new terms and conditions, said an official of the state-run Clark Development Corporation (CDC).CDC Chairman Jose de Jesus and President Noel Manankil, at the regular F…
        - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 3:42pm -

      Cebu

      • newCEDF-IT now CIB.O as IT-BPM firms grow

        CEDF-IT now CIB.O as IT-BPM firms grow

        THE Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology (Cedf-IT) has rebranded to Cebu IT-BPM.Organization (CIB.O), a transformation from a mere human resource development organization for 16 years into a full-time industry associatio…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:25pm -
      • newWhitening, anti-ageing products fly off shelves

        Whitening, anti-ageing products fly off shelves

        AMONG Filipinos, spending for beauty and wellness products has been continually growing, thanks to the expanding youth market who splurge so much when it comes to personal care products.Health and beauty chain Watsons Group specifically identified t…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:25pm -
      • newPPA to earmark P950M for ports

        PPA to earmark P950M for ports

        THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be spending almost a billion pesos to develop and dredge 10 ports in different areas of the country.In separate bid bulletins, PPA said it intends to spend P948.865 million under its 2017 corporate budget to…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:24pm -
      • newSoriano: Lee Kum Kee: 129 years and growing

        Soriano: Lee Kum Kee: 129 years and growing

        LEE Kum Kee International is a Hong Kong-based food company that manufactures oyster flavored sauce and a wide range of Chinese and Asian sauces. It is a popular fixture in most Asian dining tables. It is also loved by Filipinos. The brand was foun…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:23pm -
      • newLuxury condos gaining ground in Cebu: Colliers

        Luxury condos gaining ground in Cebu: Colliers

        A PROPERTY and research firm has observed a higher rental take-up in luxury condominiums in Cebu fueled by multiple factors, including tourism and the burgeoning number of multinational company executives residing in metro Cebu. “High-end units (i…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:22pm -
      • newMPTC appoints Alfon as CCLEX president, GM

        MPTC appoints Alfon as CCLEX president, GM

        METRO Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) has announced the appointment of Allan G. Alfon as president and general manager of Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corp. (CCLEC) effective May 2, 2017. CCLEC is MPTC’s subsidiary that will be responsible for overse…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:22pm -
      • newTax Notes: BIR Forms for compromise settlement and abatement of penalties

        Tax Notes: BIR Forms for compromise settlement and abatement of penalties

        SECTION 204 of the Tax Code provides two remedies to the taxpayer: compromise and abatement.Compromise involves the payment of a certain percentage of the tax liability while abatement means cancellation so there will be no payment of the tax liabil…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:21pm -
      • newRCBC denies merger talks; Eastwest mum

        RCBC denies merger talks; Eastwest mum

        THE Yuchengco-owned Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) has denied that it is in talks with the SM Group’s China Banking Corp. for a merger that would see the latter as the acquiring bank.“RCBC is not in talks or discussion with anyone regardi…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:21pm -
      • newPartners group to buy SPi Global

        Partners group to buy SPi Global

        PLDT Inc. yesterday announced that Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager with over 54 billion euros (P3 trillion) in assets under management, has agreed to acquire SPi Global, a provider of outsourced services to education, sc…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:20pm -
      • newABS-CBN generates P9.6B in revenue in 3 months

        ABS-CBN generates P9.6B in revenue in 3 months

        MEDIA and entertainment company ABS-CBN Corp. reported P9.6 billion in consolidated revenue for the first three months of 2017.Its consumer sales grew 10 percent to P4.7 billion while its first quarter airtime revenues were 13 percent lower compared…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:19pm -
      • newEditorial: Lost in translation

        Editorial: Lost in translation

        WHEN the Department of Transportation (DOTr) started implementing Republic Act 10193 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act last week, the focus of the discussion was mostly on the banning of the use of modern gadgets while driving, a generally acceptabl…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:08pm -
      • newBriones: Losing relevance

        Briones: Losing relevance

        I CAN’T wait for the BRT system and the other proposed alternative mass transport systems to be given the go-ahead so Metro Cebu won’t have to deal with groups like the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston).Piston a…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:07pm -
      • newMalilong: Smoking ban

        Malilong: Smoking ban

        COMPLAINING cigarette smokers should consider themselves lucky that President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 26 penalizes the violation of the smoking ban only with a fine. As a non-smoker who inevitably develops cold and a runny nose after inhalin…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:06pm -
      • newCabaero: De Lima’s furlough request

        Cabaero: De Lima’s furlough request

        IT read like fake news because it was absurd that detained Sen. Leila De Lima would ask the Senate leadership to convince the court to allow her to leave prison to attend sessions.But there was a copy of the letter of De Lima to Senate President Aqu…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:05pm -
      • newSeares: Holy smoke! Where do we light up?

        Seares: Holy smoke! Where do we light up?

        “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing to do. I’ve done it thousands of times.”--Mark Twain THERE are more jokes about trying to quit smoking than quips about smoking itself. Partly explained by statistics telling us that only few succeed: o…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:05pm -
      • newTell it to SunStar: Right to life vs. right to live, 1

        Tell it to SunStar: Right to life vs. right to live, 1

        THE controversy over the number of deaths being linked to the War on Drugs is explosive. But the process of determining who should be accountable for them is utterly vitriolic. In fact, for making a direct accusation, one lawmaker has paid the price…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:04pm -
      • newGirl ‘lost’ after fire

        Girl ‘lost’ after fire

        FRANCISCA Nacional suffered burns on both soles after she jumped out through a window of her family’s burning house, together with her children, in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City last Sunday dawn.While they ran away from the flames, Nacional, 38,…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:56pm -
      • newCH wants exemptions from law

        CH wants exemptions from law

        THE Cebu City Government wants to come up with a guideline on apprehending motorcycle drivers who transport children, which is prohibited under Republic Act (RA) 10666, or Children's Safety on Motorcycles Act of 2015.Councilor Joy Augustus Young sai…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:54pm -
      • newLTO 7 nabs 7 violators of new laws

        LTO 7 nabs 7 violators of new laws

        SEVEN people were arrested last week by the Land Transportation Office 7 for violating recently implemented laws.A multicab driver was arrested for violating Republic Act (RA) 10913, or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act. He had a working tablet on his…
        - 5 hours ago, 22 May 17, 3:54pm -
      • newReshuffling affects 5 precincts

        Reshuffling affects 5 precincts

        The new police chiefs of Consolacion, Bantayan, Sibonga, Santander, and Pinamungajan assumed office yesterday morning.Cebu Provincial Police Office Director Eric Noble led the turnover ceremony held at the provincial police headquarters in Barangay…
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              • new2016 Bar exam passers takes oath

                2016 Bar exam passers takes oath

                SUCCESSFUL candidates who passed the 2016 Bar examinations took their oaths Monday afternoon at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. A total of 3,747 passed, the biggest batch of passers since the examination began in 1901, or 59 percent of the 6,344 who took…
                - 8 hours ago, 22 May 17, 1:02pm -
              • new2 senators urge gov't to file protest vs China in UN

                2 senators urge gov't to file protest vs China in UN

                TWO Liberal Party senators called Monday on the government to bring before the United Nations China's threat of war against the Philippines. "This is a serious case. I call on the government not to take it lightly," Senate Minority Leader Franklin…
                - 10 hours ago, 22 May 17, 11:34am -
              • newLuck at First Sight plays the winning hand

                Luck at First Sight plays the winning hand

                LUCK and love don’t mix. You can’t have both at the same time.That’s the premise around which Luck at First Sight revolves. And the situations it creates keep this rom-com bouncing merrily along.Jericho Rosales is Joma, a compulsive gambler w…
                - 10 hours ago, 22 May 17, 10:46am -
              • new'Tadhana' shares life stories of OFWs

                'Tadhana' shares life stories of OFWs

                UNTOLD stories of success and struggles of overseas Filipino workers will take center stage in the new GMA Public Affairs program "Tadhana".Hosted by Marian Rivera, the weekend drama anthology will feature the colorful, romantic, heroic, inspiring a…
                - 11 hours ago, 22 May 17, 10:42am -
              • newDuterte: 'Russia is a country that we must work with'

                Duterte: 'Russia is a country that we must work with'

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is expecting that his "most-anticipated" four-day visit to Russia would give the much-needed boost to the four decades old bilateral relations between Moscow and the Manila."Russia is a country that we must work with. There…
                - 11 hours ago, 22 May 17, 9:45am -
              • newHouse minority members visit De Lima in jail

                House minority members visit De Lima in jail

                MEMBERS of the House of Representatives minority bloc on Monday visited detained Senator Leila de Lima at the Camp Crame in Quezon City. The purpose of the visit was to update De Lima on several issues, such as, China's war threat once Philippines p…
                - 12 hours ago, 22 May 17, 9:02am -
              • newCA affirms Purisima's dismissal

                CA affirms Purisima's dismissal

                THE Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed a resolution of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing resigned Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima for his involvement in a shady deal with a courier service firm. The CA Special 16 Division,…
                - 13 hours ago, 22 May 17, 7:56am -
              • newModel Gil Cuerva sets eye on local showbiz

                Model Gil Cuerva sets eye on local showbiz

                AFTER building a name in the modeling world, newbie Gil Cuerva is keen to leave a mark in the local entertainment scene.The 21-year-old was recently introduced as the new leading man of Jennylyn Mercado in the local adaptation of the hit Korean seri…
                - 14 hours ago, 22 May 17, 7:16am -
              • newBIFF member, bomb expert killed in Maguindanao

                BIFF member, bomb expert killed in Maguindanao

                GOVERNMENT security forces shot dead on Monday a suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) member during a raid in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.Murad Ali alias Abu Mohammad was killed by the government troopers after he fought it out wi…
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              • newDuterte to receive honorary doctorate degree from top Russian university

                Duterte to receive honorary doctorate degree from top Russian university

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is set to receive an honorary doctorate degree from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) during his official visit to Russia this week.The President is scheduled to accept his first honorary degree…
                - 15 hours ago, 22 May 17, 6:11am -
              • newAguirre orders NBI to probe shooting of Caloocan prosecutor

                Aguirre orders NBI to probe shooting of Caloocan prosecutor

                JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the shooting death of a prosecutor outside his home in Caloocan City on Monday, May 22. Justice Undersecretary Erickson Balmes said the NBI has al…
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              • newPalace assures Philippines not giving up on sea claims

                Palace assures Philippines not giving up on sea claims

                MALACAÑANG reiterated Monday that the Philippines is not giving up its claim of sovereignty over certain islands in the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella guaranteed that while President Rodrigo Duterte aims warmer ties…
                - 16 hours ago, 22 May 17, 5:11am -
              • newDuterte renames Benham Rise to Philippine Rise

                Duterte renames Benham Rise to Philippine Rise

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has officially changed the name of Benham Rise, an undersea region that is part of Philippine territory, to Philippine Rise.Philippines, in the exercise of its sovereign rights and jurisdiction, has the exclusive power to d…
                - 17 hours ago, 22 May 17, 4:41am -
              • Christian Bautista keeps mum on romance with Kat Ramnani

                Christian Bautista keeps mum on romance with Kat Ramnani

                IF IN the past he's very open about his relationships, singer/actor Christian Bautista is keeping tight-lipped now on his romance with girlfriend Kat Ramnani.Sun.Star and other entertainment press caught up with the singer at the grand press launch…
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              • Duterte clears Isis from Quiapo blasts

                Duterte clears Isis from Quiapo blasts

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has said that the terrorist group Islamic State (Isis) was not behind the recent explosions in Quiapo, Manila.In the pilot episode of his "Mula sa Masa, Para sa Masa" television program aired on People's Television Network…
                - 1 day ago, 21 May 17, 10:48am -
              • DBP eyed to be an infra bank

                DBP eyed to be an infra bank

                THE Duterte administration is eyeing the state-run Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to be an "infrastructure bank" to help effectively carry out the government's ambitious spending program that aims to close the country’s decades-old infra…
                - 2 days ago, 21 May 17, 6:36am -
              • Alleged NPA member killed in Oriental Mindoro clash

                Alleged NPA member killed in Oriental Mindoro clash

                A SUSPECTED member of the New People's Army (NPA) was killed during an encounter with the government troops in Oriental Mindoro on Sunday.Philippine Army 2nd Infantry Division chief Major Roderick Parayno said the firefight between the 4th Infantry…
                - 2 days ago, 21 May 17, 6:33am -
              • De Lima seeks colleagues' support in a bid to attend Senate sessions

                De Lima seeks colleagues' support in a bid to attend Senate sessions

                DETAINED Senator Leila De Lima has asked Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III to support her bid to attend Senate sessions on important bills, including the reimposition of the death penalty.In a letter released on Sunday, De Lima has reque…
                - 2 days ago, 21 May 17, 6:29am -
              • Michael Cinco behind Aishwarya Rai's Cannes princess-like gown

                Michael Cinco behind Aishwarya Rai's Cannes princess-like gown

                BOLLYWOOD superstar Aishwarya Rai stole the show at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival in France.The Indian beauty channeled her inner princess when she donned a Cinderella-esque powder blue gown created by Filipino fashion designer Michael…
                - 2 days ago, 20 May 17, 9:41am -
              • Palace: PHL, China want peaceful resolution of territorial dispute

                Palace: PHL, China want peaceful resolution of territorial dispute

                THE Philippines and China have both agreed to resolve the sovereign and economic rights over contested islands in the South China Sea using a "more peaceful" engagement, Malacañang said Saturday.Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the att…
                - 2 days ago, 20 May 17, 9:24am -

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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…
                - 29 Mar 15, 7:19am -

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                        MANILA, Philippines - “The Acropolis,” exclaimed my fellow travelers in unison, in response to our guide’s query on which particular place we wished to visit
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                        MANILA, Philippines — Presidential daughter Veronica “Kitty” Duterte and mother Honeylet Avanceña recently bonded by touring the historical Great Wall of Chi
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