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Flash flood hits Davao Sur town, 13 families evacuate

Flash flood hits Davao Sur town, 13 families evacuate »

A flash flood triggered by incessant downpour hit a remote village here on Sunday night forcing the evacuation of 13 families to safer areas....

September 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »
Pre-trial of Palparan’s case moved to Sept. 8

Pre-trial of Palparan’s case moved to Sept. 8 »

The pre-trial of the kidnapping case with serious illegal detention against retired Army Major Gen. Jovito Palparan was reset by the court Monday next week pending the hearing of the two motions filed by the...

September 1 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

DFA to appeals case of 2 Pinoys on death row in Vietnam

DFA to appeals case of 2 Pinoys on death row in Vietnam »

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will appeal the death sentence handed down to two Filipinos who smuggled illegal drugs into Vietnam....

September 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Palace: Gov’t taking steps to avoid water crisis

Palace: Gov’t taking steps to avoid water crisis »

Malacañang on Wednesday assured that the government is taking steps to help prevent a water crisis....

August 27 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

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.

August 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

PHL military contingent in Golan Heights now being consolidated at UNDOF headquarters »

PHL military contingent in Golan Heights now being consolidated at UNDOF headquarters

In wake of the ongoing stand-off by 75 Filipino troopers and Syrian rebels at the Golan Heights, elements of the Philippine military contingent to...

Aug 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

De Lima issues lookout vs. 3 suspects in car racer’s slay »

De Lima issues lookout vs. 3 suspects in car racer’s slay

Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Friday issued an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) against the three suspects in the killing of car...

Aug 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

Taiwan stocks close 0.11 pct higher »

Taiwan stocks close 0.11 pct higher

Taiwan's share prices closed up 0.11 percent on Monday with the weighted index up 10.52 points at 9,390.62, according to news reaching here from...

Aug 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Shanghai stock indices close lower Monday »

Shanghai stock indices close lower Monday

China's benchmark Shanghai Cmposite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 2,229.27 points on Monday, down 11.54 points, or 0.51 percent....

Aug 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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North and South America

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 »

Iraq set for more US strikes as Obama says US broke IS siege »

Iraq set for more US strikes as Obama says US broke IS siege

President Barack Obama declared Thursday that America broke the jihadist siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar, where thousands of civilians were trapped, but said air strikes against the militants will go on....

Aug 15 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

Grand Theft Auto maker says Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention »

Grand Theft Auto maker says Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention

Two Interactive Software Inc called Lohan's claim "so legally meritless that it lacks any good-faith basis and can only have been filed for publicity purposes."...

Aug 28 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Wiz Khalifa knocks ‘Guardians’ from atop Billboard’s album chart »

Wiz Khalifa knocks ‘Guardians’ from atop Billboard’s album chart

Rapper Wiz Khalifa knocked the "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack from the top spot on the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, scoring his first No. 1 album....

Aug 28 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

Servania, ‘Boom Boom’ off to Dubai for Pinoy Pride »

Servania, ‘Boom Boom’ off to Dubai for Pinoy Pride

Filipino boxers Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista, Geneses Servania and Arthur Villanueva have left for Dubai where they will hold the final stages of their training camp before competing at Pinoy Pride 27 on Friday....

Sep 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Iverson looking forward to Manila visit »

Iverson looking forward to Manila visit

With a little over two months to go before his scheduled visit to the Philippines, former NBA Most Valuable Player Allen Iverson expressed his excitement to touch base with his Filipino fans again....

Sep 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

ChiNext Index closes 2 pct higher »

ChiNext Index closes 2 pct higherThe ChiNext Index, tracking China's Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, gained 28.37 points, or 1.99 percent, to end at 1,452.84 points on Monday....

Sep 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Hushen 300 Index closes 0.73 pct higher »

Hushen 300 Index closes 0.73 pct higherThe Hushen 300 Index reflecting the performance of China's Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges closed at 2,355.32 points on Monday, up 17.03 points, or 0.73...

Sep 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

Here Is What Coffee Actually Does To Your Brain »

Here Is What Coffee Actually Does To Your BrainCoffee wakes you up in the morning and keeps you alert throughout the day, but how does its magic ingredient actually work? Mitchell Moffit and...

Sep 1 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Chinese vice premier stresses cotton pricing reform »

Chinese vice premier stresses cotton pricing reformChinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has urged efforts to improve the experiment on a target price system for home-grown cotton....

Sep 1 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

After ‘PBB’ stint, Jane finally bags lead role in teleserye

After ‘PBB’ stint, Jane finally bags lead role in teleserye

After a long wait, Jane Oineza finally bagged her first lead role in a TV series, the 18-year-old actress confirmed on Wednesday....

Aug 28, 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 »