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RTWPB 8 studies possible wage adjustment

RTWPB 8 studies possible wage adjustment »

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) is conducting a survey on possible wage adjustment nearly nine months after super typhoon Yolanda struck the region....

July 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »
ARMM police forms task group to prosecute Sulu ambush perpetrators

ARMM police forms task group to prosecute Sulu ambush perpetrators »

The police in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has activated a task group to build an air-tight case against the perpetrators of Monday's ambush that killed 23 people and injured nine others in...

July 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

Form I-130 – The Family Member Petition

Form I-130 – The Family Member Petition »

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Form I-130 is the form used to process green card petitions for family members of U.S. citizens and permanent residents. It is one of the most important...

July 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »
PHL BI uses security stamp to cut red tape

PHL BI uses security stamp to cut red tape »

Key personnel of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) will use security stamps to simplify procedures and expedite transactions as part of its efforts to cut down on red tape....

June 13 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

Advocates of Pinoy war vets still waiting for equity

Advocates of Pinoy war vets still waiting for equity »

As another Veterans Day passed, Filipino World War II veterans and their allies continue to wait for equity....

July 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Palace seeks cooperation of Congress in passing proposed P2.6 trillion budget for 2015

Palace seeks cooperation of Congress in passing proposed P2.6 trillion budget for 2015 »

President Benigno S. Aquino III has sought the cooperation of Congress in passing the proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget for 2015 which the Executive department will file soon....

July 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

Russia firing artillery on Ukraine troops: US »

The United States on Thursday said it had evidence Russian forces were firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian troops, in what officials called a "clear escalation" of the conflict.

July 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

TD ‘Inday’ maintains strength; enhanced ‘hanging habagat’ to induce rains over Luzon, including Metro Manila »

TD ‘Inday’ maintains strength; enhanced ‘hanging habagat’ to induce rains over Luzon, including Metro Manila

Tropical depression "Inday" has maintained its strength while over the Philippine Sea off the Batanes group of islands, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical...

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

DOLE chief urges use of LMC to do plant-level convergence to address decent work deficits »

DOLE chief urges use of LMC to do plant-level convergence to address decent work deficits

Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has called on labor and management, as well as the DOLE's social partners, to actively join...

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

China cooperates with int’l organizations in foreign aid »

China cooperates with int’l organizations in foreign aid

China has exchanged experience and explored practical cooperation with international organizations in its foreign aid in an increasingly open-minded manner, said a white paper...

Jul 10 2014 / No comment / Read More »

China promotes new strategic partnership with Africa: white paper »

China promotes new strategic partnership with Africa: white paper

China promoted a New China-Africa Strategic Partnership with the continent, according to a white paper released by the Information Office of the State Council...

Jul 10 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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North and South America

White House Press Secretary Faces Reporter Revolt After Criticizing Media At Briefing »

White House Press Secretary Faces Reporter Revolt After Criticizing Media At Briefing

The White House press secretary, Josh Earnest, faced a minor media revolt at his daily press briefing Monday after he criticized a Washington Post story for its reliance on anonymous sources....

Jul 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Top Marine to Obama: Get in the Fight »

Top Marine to Obama: Get in the Fight

It’s highly unusual for a high-ranking soldier, let alone a high-ranking Marine, to publicly question White House and Pentagon policy. Yet that’s exactly what four-star Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, did yesterday in Washington....

Jul 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Las Vegas News

University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab celebrates grand opening »

University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab celebrates grand opening

The move is complete and experiments are underway in the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory. The College of Engineering hosted a grand opening today celebrating the new lab space in the world-renowned seismic engineering facility....

Jul 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Cooperative Extension hosts workshop to discuss future of Nevada dairies »

Cooperative Extension hosts workshop to discuss future of Nevada dairies

With the construction and operation of the Dairy Farmers of America dry milk powder plant in Fallon, the northern Nevada dairy industry and cluster could see more opportunities in the future. Along with the dry milk powder plant, a new Farm Bill has passed that...

May 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Entertainment

What makes Sarah G beautiful »

What makes Sarah G beautiful

Sarah Geronimo, who was named the "most beautiful" celebrity in the Philippines by showbiz magazine YES! on Tuesday, believes that the way she lives her life is what makes her beautiful....

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

What Jake Cuenca feels about villain roles »

What Jake Cuenca feels about villain roles

Despite getting good reviews for his performance as the villain Franco Hidalgo in the hit primetime series "Ikaw Lamang," actor Jake Cuenca said he would like to take a break from playing bad boy roles....

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

Open champion McIlroy not one to rest on his laurels »

Open champion McIlroy not one to rest on his laurels

Rory McIlroy embellished his status as one of the game's best players with his wire-to-wire win at the British Open nine days ago, but has put that behind him as he strives to achieve further goals before the end of this year....

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

PH masters open WPT bid, rip Bulgars »

PH masters open WPT bid, rip Bulgars

The Philippines hacked out an emphatic 5-1 win over Bulgaria to get its drive in the World Pool Team Championship going Monday night at Tongzhou Luhe High School in Beijing, China....

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

Sensex down 61 points in early trade »

Sensex down 61 points in early tradeThe benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 61 points in early trade today on selling by funds and retail investors ahead of monthly expiry in the...

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Rupee down 8 paise against dollar in early trade »

Rupee down 8 paise against dollar in early tradeThe Indian rupee depreciated by 8 paise to 60.21 against the U.S. dollar in early trade Wednesday, extending losses for the fourth day at the...

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

President: Iran to do all it can to solve regional problems »

President: Iran to do all it can to solve regional problemsPresident Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran will do its best to solve problems of the region....

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Palestinians face looming ‘public health crisis’ – aid worker »

Palestinians face looming ‘public health crisis’ – aid workerPalestinians in the besieged coastal strip of Gaza face a "public health crisis" because of Israeli airstrikes on infrastructure, an aid worker told RIA Novosti....

Jul 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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National News Illustrated

‘War’ of malls in Novaliches, Quezon City

‘War’ of malls in Novaliches, Quezon City

These three malls actually form a triangle and are located very close to each other along Quirino Highway in the old Barangay Pasong Putik, Novaliches....

Jun 13, 2014 / More »

Provincial News Illustrated

U.S. Government Renews Commitment to Help Leyte Province to Build Back Better after Typhoon Yolanda

U.S. Government Renews Commitment to Help Leyte Province to Build Back Better after Typhoon Yolanda

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator (AA) for Asia, Denise Rollins led the launch of the U.S.-funded reconstruction and recovery activities in Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)-affected areas....

Jun 10, 2014 / More »

Entertainment Illustrated

What makes Sarah G beautiful

What makes Sarah G beautiful

Sarah Geronimo, who was named the "most beautiful" celebrity in the Philippines by showbiz magazine YES! on Tuesday, believes that the way she lives her life is what makes her beautiful....

Jul 30, 2014 / More »

Movies

‘Transformers’ crushes ‘Tammy’, ‘Evil’ to lead weekend box office

‘Transformers’ crushes ‘Tammy’, ‘Evil’ to lead weekend box office

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected $36.4 million in ticket sales over the three-day July 4 weekend, storming ahead of new films "Tammy," "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo" to lead the...

Jul 7, 2014 / More »