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2 towns in Pangasinan now under state of calamity, 3 more may follow soon

2 towns in Pangasinan now under state of calamity, 3 more may follow soon »

At least two towns in Pangasinan are now under state of calamity and three others are expected to follow suit as a result of the flood spawned by rains dumped by Typhoon "Luis",...

September 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »
CDO officials to hear plaints from market vendors

CDO officials to hear plaints from market vendors »

The City Council here has summoned the city market administrator and the traffic consultant to a hearing Friday to answer plaints of market vendors here....

September 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

IMMIGRATION READY FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS

IMMIGRATION READY FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS »

As five major airlines prepare for their eventual transfer from NAIA terminal I to terminal 3, the Bureau of Immigration is equally busy preparing a smooth transfer of their personnel to avoid an interruption in...

August 4 2014 / No comment / Read More »
BI USES SECURITY VISA STICKER FOR TOURIST VISA EXTENSIONS

BI USES SECURITY VISA STICKER FOR TOURIST VISA EXTENSIONS »

As part of its intensified campaign against illegal transactions, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has begun using new “security visa stickers.”...

August 4 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

Fired Pinay nurse gets support from colleagues

Fired Pinay nurse gets support from colleagues »

About 50 nurses and community members rallied at Sutter- California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco to demand the reinstatement of fired union leader and Filipina nurse Rowena San Agustin....

September 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Palace would welcome any energy conservation drive

Palace would welcome any energy conservation drive »

Malacañang said Wednesday it would welcome any move from the private sector to conserve energy in anticipation of the projected power shortage during next year's summer months....

September 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

President Obama endorses Manny Pacquiao »

President Obama endorses Manny Pacquiao

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September 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

Palace urges public to support Gilas Pilipinas in Asian Games »

Palace urges public to support Gilas Pilipinas in Asian Games

Malacañang has urged the Filipinos to again support Gilas Pilipinas basketball team that will compete in the 17th Asian Games that will kick off...

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Baldoz lauds POLO-Singapore for rescuing 12 stranded OFWs »

Baldoz lauds POLO-Singapore for rescuing 12 stranded OFWs

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has lauded the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Singapore for assisting 12 stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)...

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

China, Malaysia join hands in port partnership »

China, Malaysia join hands in port partnership

China and Malaysia signed Monday an agreement to establish a sister port partnership between two major shipping cities as the two countries seeks to...

Sep 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Six trapped in SW China tunnel collapse »

Six trapped in SW China tunnel collapse

Six workers were trapped in debris after a railway tunnel under construction collapsed in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday morning, local authorities said....

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North and South America

Shut Up Already! Senate Dems Want To Amend The Constitution To Stop Koch Brothers’ Ads »

Shut Up Already! Senate Dems Want To Amend The Constitution To Stop Koch Brothers’ Ads

Democratic Senators said Monday the Constitution must be amended, because people like Charles and David Koch must be stopped from flooding TV with negative ads Americans don’t want to see....

Sep 10 2014 / No comment / Read More »

America’s Top Military Officer Explained The Big ISIS Problem In One Sentence »

America’s Top Military Officer Explained The Big ISIS Problem In One Sentence

Gen. Martin Dempsey, America's top military officer, told a press briefing this week that the mere existence of ISIS is clearly a problem that had to be addressed....

Aug 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Las Vegas News

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 »

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 »

Entertainment

Deniece Cornejo released on bail »

Deniece Cornejo released on bail

Model Deniece Cornejo was finally able to rejoin her family after she was released from her detention cell on Thursday....

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

What LJ Reyes thinks of KC Concepcion »

What LJ Reyes thinks of KC Concepcion

Actress LJ Reyes on Thursday opened up about Kapamilya star KC Concepcion, who is the rumored girlfriend of Paulo Avelino, the father of Reyes's son Akio....

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

Azkals slip in rankings, but still top SEA team »

Azkals slip in rankings, but still top SEA team

The Philippine Azkals dropped six places in the latest FIFA world rankings after losing the Philippine Cup title to Myanmar early this month....

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Arum notes decline in Floyd’s skills, popularity »

Arum notes decline in Floyd’s skills, popularity

Top Rank chief executive Bob Arum expects Floyd Mayweather's pay-per-view numbers to take a hit as he believes that boxing fans are "getting disgusted" with the American superstar while his skills are also declining....

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

Government continues to monitor prices of basic commodities, says Palace »

Government continues to monitor prices of basic commodities, says PalaceThe Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) continues to monitor the prices of basic commodities, a Palace official assured on Thursday....

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Chinese shares close higher Thursday »

Chinese shares close higher ThursdayChinese shares closed slightly higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.35 percent to finish at 2,315.93 points....

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

U.N. Security Council to adopt motion urging Ebola travel ban be lifted »

U.N. Security Council to adopt motion urging Ebola travel ban be liftedThe United Nations Security Council is holding a rare emergency session Thursday to address the alarming Ebola outbreak and is calling on countries to remove...

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

4 out of 5 displaced by disasters live in Asia: monitoring group »

4 out of 5 displaced by disasters live in Asia: monitoring groupAn overwhelming 80.9 percent of people displaced from their homes by natural disasters between 2008 and 2013 lived in Asia, according to a report released...

Sep 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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National News Illustrated

New rifles for PHL soldiers

New rifles for PHL soldiers

One of the 27,200 Remington M-4 automatic rifles delivered to the Philippine Army. The rifles are now undergoing inspection at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. These weapons will replace the M-16 automatic rifle in...

Aug 4, 2014 / More »

Provincial News Illustrated

National Nutrition Month in Davao

National Nutrition Month in Davao

Workers and residents of DSWD rehabilitation centers participate in the cooking competition highlighting the National Nutrition Month observance....

Aug 4, 2014 / More »

Entertainment Illustrated

Dingdong meets Marian’s family for ‘pamamanhikan’

Dingdong meets Marian’s family for ‘pamamanhikan’

Actor Dingdong Dantes formally asked the family of his long-time girlfriend Marian Rivera for their blessings ahead of their much-awaited wedding on December 30 at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cubao....

Sep 18, 2014 / More »

Movies

‘Guardians’ returns to reclaim US box office win from ‘Turtles’

‘Guardians’ returns to reclaim US box office win from ‘Turtles’

Marvel's hit space adventure "Guardians of the Galaxy" returned to win the domestic box office race in its fourth week of release, slaying the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and ending the oversized reptiles'...

Aug 25, 2014 / More »