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PDEA sees diminished supply of illegal drugs

PDEA sees diminished supply of illegal drugs »

The raid by a composite team of Philippine authorities on December 15 ledby the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City resulting in...

December 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »
Prov’l Governor throws full support to People’s Initiative for scrapping of pork funds

Prov’l Governor throws full support to People’s Initiative for scrapping of pork funds »

Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo Wednesday announced his 100 percent support to a People's Initiative calling for the abolition of the pork barrel system....

December 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

Executive action on immigration

Executive action on immigration »

In an announcement on Thursday, President Obama unveiled a reform plan that will allow 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States without having to worry about getting deported....

November 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »
PHL Immigration clarifies policy on blacklisting of foreign nationals

PHL Immigration clarifies policy on blacklisting of foreign nationals »

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Saturday clarified its procedures on blacklisting of foreign nationals who are out of the country....

November 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

Pregnant Pinay reported missing in Sacramento

Pregnant Pinay reported missing in Sacramento »

A pregnant Filipina has been reported missing in Sacramento, and authorities are determining if the body found inside her car belongs to her, reports said....

December 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

President Aquino instructs Justice Secretary to overhaul New Bilibid Prison

President Aquino instructs Justice Secretary to overhaul New Bilibid Prison »

President Benigno S. Aquino III has given Justice Secretary Leila de Lima specific instructions to stop all illegal activities in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), a Palace official said on Tuesday....

December 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

NEW CHICAGO ARCHBISHOP TO CELEBRATE ‘SIMBANG GABI’ MASS »

NEW CHICAGO ARCHBISHOP TO CELEBRATE ‘SIMBANG GABI’ MASS

Newly-installed Archbishop Blasé J. Cupich (pronounced Soo-pich), the ninth archbishop of Chicago, will celebrate a Simbang Gabi mass on the ninth day of the novena on Dec. 23 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church at 4600 North Troy St. in Chicago, Illinois starting at 6:30 p.m., according to a list of Simbang Gabi schedule released by the Chicago Archdiocese.

December 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

Free ongoing product design upscale and artistry development workshops at DCP »

Free ongoing product design upscale and artistry development workshops at DCP

In time for the holidays and in preparation for 10-member Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) block's competitive open market in 2015, the Design...

Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Santiago, Escudero want Pemberton detained in ordinary cell »

Santiago, Escudero want Pemberton detained in ordinary cell

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday said American serviceman Scott Pemberton should be transferred to a city jail after a court in Olongapo City issued...

Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

Over 55% oppose Japanese PM’s security policies: poll »

Over 55% oppose Japanese PM’s security policies: poll

A new poll showed Tuesday that more than half of respondents oppose Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 's handling of security policies, such as...

Dec 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

55% do not support Abe’s security policies: Kyodo poll »

55% do not support Abe’s security policies: Kyodo poll

More than half of respondents do not support Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's handling of security policies such as approval of the use of the...

Dec 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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  • North and South America

    Defense bill includes ill-advised Alaska and Arizona land measures »

    Defense bill includes ill-advised Alaska and Arizona land measures

    So what does funding for the Department of Defense have in common with Alaska's Tongass National Forest or the Tonto National Forest in Arizona?...

    Dec 13 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    Fort furniture shop builds on owner’s can-do-it-yourself attitude »

    Fort furniture shop builds on owner’s can-do-it-yourself attitude

    In a studio just south of L.A.'s downtown arts district lies Fort, a wonderland of reclaimed furniture, where eye candy sits at every corner....

    Dec 13 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    Las Vegas News

    Las Vegas Mega-Flop: Why This $400 Million Hotel Is Being Torn Down »

    Las Vegas Mega-Flop: Why This $400 Million Hotel Is Being Torn Down

    CityCenter was supposed to be the next great Las Vegas megaresort when it was completed in December 2009. But less than five years after it was completed one of the property's most visible towers is being taken down piece by piece because it's a danger...

    Nov 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    The Blood Feud Between Reid and the Kochs Boils Over »

    The Blood Feud Between Reid and the Kochs Boils Over

    TV personality Joe Scarborough weighed in this morning on the political blood feud between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and the billionaire Koch Brothers over the millions of dollars spent to influence the outcome of the 2014 mid-term campaign....

    Oct 4 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    Entertainment

    ‘Feng Shui’ to screen in 4D at new SM MOA theater »

    ‘Feng Shui’ to screen in 4D at new SM MOA theater

    "Feng Shui," the continuation of the 2004 box-office hit of the same title, will have a special 4D screening when it premieres later this month, according to co-producer and lead star Kris Aquino....

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    Maja, Gerald share best gift from each other »

    Maja, Gerald share best gift from each other

    During this season of giving, celebrity couple Maja Salvador and Gerald Anderson shared the best gift they received from each other....

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    Sports

    Garcia: Don’t blame PSC for disapproval of tax exemption plea »

    Garcia: Don’t blame PSC for disapproval of tax exemption plea

    Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Ricardo Garcia on Wednesday said the Philippine Swimming League should not have blamed the PSC for the rejection of their plea to be exempted from paying travel taxes when going abroad for competitions....

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    NBA: Grizzlies snap Warriors 16-game streak »

    NBA: Grizzlies snap Warriors 16-game streak

    The Memphis Grizzlies dealt Golden State their first defeat in more than a month on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time), snapping the Warriors NBA winning streak at 16 games with a 105-98 triumph....

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »


    Business

    Nov CPI up 3% to 111.9 »

    Nov CPI up 3% to 111.9The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by three percent to 111.9 in November 2014 compared with 108.6 in the same month last year, the Statistics...

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    Hong Kong stocks fall for fifth straight day »

    Hong Kong stocks fall for fifth straight dayHong Kong stocks fell for a fifth straight day on Wednesday, led by casino shares....

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    World News

    Death toll from Central Java landslide reaches 79 »

    Death toll from Central Java landslide reaches 79Rescuers have recovered 79 bodies in a landslide in Banjarnegara district, Central Java and are searching for at least 29 people who remain missing, officials...

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

    S.Korea’s amusement park operator apologizes for safety accidents »

    S.Korea’s amusement park operator apologizes for safety accidentsSouth Korea's amusement park operator on Wednesday made a public apology for recent safety accidents at its newly-opened shopping complex....

    Dec 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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    National News Illustrated

    Palace: Government doing everything it can for Yolanda survivors

    Palace: Government doing everything it can for Yolanda survivors

    The government is supporting all Yolanda survivors amid criticisms that rehabilitation work has been slow, a Palace official said Saturday....

    Nov 8, 2014 / More »

    Provincial News Illustrated

    Surprise Visitor of Barangay Silangan Mayao from Lucena City Executive Branch

    Surprise Visitor of Barangay Silangan Mayao from Lucena City Executive Branch

    Lucena City Region IV Board Member Beth Sio visited Barangay Captain (Chieftain) Nieves Maano of Barangay Silangan Mayao to dicuss all the projects needed by their constitunuents....

    Oct 15, 2014 / More »

    Entertainment Illustrated

    LOOK: Melissa Ricks in intimate maternity shoot

    LOOK: Melissa Ricks in intimate maternity shoot

    With only weeks before she gives birth, Melissa Ricks shared an intimate photo of her as an expectant mother with her partner Charles Togesaki....

    Dec 16, 2014 / More »

    Movies

    New ‘Annie’ movie less about ‘Tomorrow’ and all about today

    New ‘Annie’ movie less about ‘Tomorrow’ and all about today

    Forget the curly red hair and Depression-era orphans....

    Dec 17, 2014 / More »