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UPLB student raped near campus

UPLB student raped near campus »

A student of the University of the Philippines Los Baños was raped just outside the university's campus in Laguna Wednesday night....

October 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »
2 vehicles readied for car show catch fire

2 vehicles readied for car show catch fire »

Two vehicles being prepared for a car show became a center of attention but not in the way their owners wanted, after the cars caught fire in front of a repair shop in Dagupan Wednesday...

October 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

Court rejects Arizona’s no-bail law for immigrants in U.S. illegally

Court rejects Arizona’s no-bail law for immigrants in U.S. illegally »

A federal appeals panel has overturned a 2006 Arizona law aimed at denying bail to people who are in the U.S. illegally and charged with a range of felonies....

October 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »
‘The legal Cinderellas': USA Immigration judge says court system has been ignored, underfunded

‘The legal Cinderellas': USA Immigration judge says court system has been ignored, underfunded »

While party lines run deep on immigration reform, perhaps one point not up for debate is that America’s current system is broken – just ask Judge Dana Leigh Marks, who works in immigration courts on...

October 14 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

Comelec to test online voter registration project in Madrid

Comelec to test online voter registration project in Madrid »

A new online registration system for absentee voters will make its debut in Madrid, Spain, in November to encourage greater participation among overseas Filipino voters in the 2016 elections....

October 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Gov’t resources not being used to discredit VP Binay —Palace

Gov’t resources not being used to discredit VP Binay —Palace »

Government resources are not being used to discredit Vice President Jejomar Binay, Malacañang categorically said Wednesday....

October 8 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

Walters stops Donaire in 6th, wins 126-lb title »

Walters stops Donaire in 6th, wins 126-lb title

Nicholas Walters stopped Nonito Donaire with a second left in the sixth round Saturday night, winning the WBA featherweight title in dramatic fashion.

October 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

AFP spokesman rebukes critics speculating on German hostages’ release »

AFP spokesman rebukes critics speculating on German hostages’ release

Armed Forces of the Philippines public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc on Saturday lashed out at critics insinuating Abu Sayyaf bandits freed...

Oct 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

German foreign ministry thanks PHL govt for release of hostages »

German foreign ministry thanks PHL govt for release of hostages

Germany on Saturday thanked the Philippine government for Friday night's release of two Germans abducted and held by the Abu Sayyaf since April....

Oct 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

North Korea’s Kim reemerges after mysterious absence »

North Korea’s Kim reemerges after mysterious absence

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance since early September, the nation's official media reported Tuesday, ending a mysterious...

Oct 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage »

Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage

A video apparently showing at least six plainclothes Hong Kong police officers dragging a handcuffed pro-democracy protester into a dark corner then kicking and...

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

Insurers’ spending against Prop. 45 tips scale in its favor »

Insurers’ spending against Prop. 45 tips scale in its favor

Proposition 45, which would allow California's insurance commissioner to regulate rates for certain medical plans, is a close call for this voter....

Oct 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

L.A. school board OKs plan to resolve Jefferson High problems »

L.A. school board OKs plan to resolve Jefferson High problems

A majority of school board members have signaled to insiders that they could support the departure of Deasy, either through a resignation or buyout. Earlier this month, the board authorized its legal staff to initiate discussions over a possible departure agreement....

Oct 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Las Vegas News

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 »

University of Nevada, Reno leaders applaud Tesla gigafactory decision »

University of Nevada, Reno leaders applaud Tesla gigafactory decision

University of Nevada, Reno leaders have reacted to the announcement that Tesla will construct its gigafactory for the production of lithium-ion batteries in northern Nevada. The Tesla decision, confirmed Thursday afternoon by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at a news conference at the Nevada Capitol Building,...

Sep 11 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Entertainment

Erap disapproves of Bernard? Daughter breaks silence »

Erap disapproves of Bernard? Daughter breaks silence

Actor Bernard Palanca and girlfriend Jerika Ejercito on Monday made their first public appearance together, more than five months since welcoming their first child....

Oct 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Dawn, Richard to reunite on TV »

Dawn, Richard to reunite on TV

Good news for "CharDawn" fans....

Oct 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

Walters stops Donaire in 6th, wins 126-lb title »

Walters stops Donaire in 6th, wins 126-lb title

Nicholas Walters stopped Nonito Donaire with a second left in the sixth round Saturday night, winning the WBA featherweight title in dramatic fashion....

Oct 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

URCC 25: Takeover to air on GMA-7 »

URCC 25: Takeover to air on GMA-7

The Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) mixed martial arts championship is set to air on GMA-7 on October 26....

Oct 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

PHL stocks recover by midday on bargain hunting »

PHL stocks recover by midday on bargain huntingShare prices recovered towards midday Thursday as investors found some stocks in oversold position and went bargain hunting....

Oct 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

US allowing more fresh sweet mangoes from PHL »

US allowing more fresh sweet mangoes from PHLPhilippine growers of fresh sweet mangoes now have more opportunities to send their produce to the United States, the Philippine Embassy in Washington said Thursday....

Oct 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

Ukraine to get its fourth defense minister so far this year »

Ukraine to get its fourth defense minister so far this yearUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to replace the defense minister of his embattled country with the fourth person to hold the position this year, according...

Oct 13 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Moscow opposes idea of training camp for Syrian opposition fighters in Georgia »

Moscow opposes idea of training camp for Syrian opposition fighters in GeorgiaThe creation of a training camp for Syrian opposition fighters in Georgia will damage security in South Caucasus, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday....

Oct 5 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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National News Illustrated

President Aquino welcomes Philippine contingent to Golan Heights

President Aquino welcomes Philippine contingent to Golan Heights

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Alan Purisima still has the moral ascendancy to oversee the police force, despite the allegations being hurled against him, the Palace said on Wednesday...

Oct 2, 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

Derek says sorry to Angelica

Derek says sorry to Angelica

Derek Ramsay apologized on Thursday to ex-girlfriend Angelica Panganiban after his estranged wife, Mary Christine Jolly, filed a concubinage complaint against the former couple....

Oct 9, 2014 / More »

Movies

‘Gone Girl’ retains hold at top of US and Canada box office

‘Gone Girl’ retains hold at top of US and Canada box office

Ben Affleck's movie thriller "Gone Girl" dominated US and Canadian movie charts for a second consecutive weekend, collecting $26.8 million in ticket sales to beat back challenges from four new films that fought...

Oct 13, 2014 / More »