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TESDA launches program to benefit 2,606 Yolanda-affected individuals in Iloilo

TESDA launches program to benefit 2,606 Yolanda-affected individuals in Iloilo »

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Office 6 launched Wednesday the TESDA Emergency Response Rehabilitation and Recovery (TERRR) program to benefit 2,606 individuals in the Yolanda-affected towns in Iloilo province....

August 27 2014 / No comment / Read More »
Military, police on heightened alert as city holds fiesta

Military, police on heightened alert as city holds fiesta »

The 3,000-strong police force of the Cagayan De Oro City police command is on heightened alert as this port capital of Northern Mindanao observes the annual fiesta in honor of its Patron Saint Augustine....

August 27 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...

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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

No Pinoys hurt in California quake – DFA

No Pinoys hurt in California quake – DFA »

No Filipinos were reported to have been injured after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa, California on Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said....

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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....

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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.

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National

SC stops rehabilitation of cash-strapped CAP »

SC stops rehabilitation of cash-strapped CAP

The Supreme Court (SC) has stopped the implementation of the three-year extension and modification of the rehabilitation plan of the cash-strapped pre-need company College...

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Out-of-line provincial buses to be apprehended, penalized –LTFRB »

Out-of-line provincial buses to be apprehended, penalized –LTFRB

Provincial buses coming from Southern Luzon, the Bicol Region and the Visayas which fail to terminate their operation at the South Station in Muntinlupa...

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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...

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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....

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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....

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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

Vice does ice bucket challenge on ‘Showtime’ »

Vice does ice bucket challenge on ‘Showtime’

Comedian Vice Ganda accepted his friend Kris Aquino's challenge to do the ALS ice bucket challenge on Monday on the noontime show "It's Showtime."...

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What Anne Curtis thinks of Sam Concepcion »

What Anne Curtis thinks of Sam Concepcion

“Whatever makes her happy.” This was the meaningful statement of Anne Curtis when asked if she approves of her younger sister’s relationship with singer-actor Sam Concepcion....

Aug 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

NU clinches Finals berth in UAAP badminton »

NU clinches Finals berth in UAAP badminton

National University (NU) turned back defending men's champion Ateneo, 3-2, to clinch an outright Finals berth in the UAAP Season 77 badminton tournament Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall....

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Ateneo coach takes blame for loss to NU »

Ateneo coach takes blame for loss to NU

Ateneo coach Bo Perasol took responsibility for the Blue Eagles' deflating loss to the National University (NU) Bulldogs on Sunday, admitting that he was unable to sufficiently explain to his team the importance of that particular game....

Aug 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

Doji Group gets license to assess gold jewellery »

Doji Group gets license to assess gold jewelleryDoji Gold and Gems Group has become the first Vietnamese enterprise to receive a license from the government to measure gold content in jewellery traded...

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Vinacomin pockets US$ 71-M from divestments »

Vinacomin pockets US$ 71-M from divestmentsThe Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding Corporation (Vinacomin) has gained VND1.5 trillion (US$ 71.4 million) from the completion of its divestment of...

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World News

Saudi Arabia turns toward Iran »

Saudi Arabia turns toward Iran"Iran Daily" on Wednesday wrote that the Deputy FM for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahianˈs visit to Saudi Arabia can be seen as a...

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Launch Of Agrobazaar, Najib’s visit underscore excellent Singapore-Malaysia relations »

Launch Of Agrobazaar, Najib’s visit underscore excellent Singapore-Malaysia relationsPrime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's visit to Singapore and the launch of Agrobazaar underscored the excellent state of bilateral relations between Singapore and...

Aug 27 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

No bad blood between Julia Barretto, Kathryn Bernardo

No bad blood between Julia Barretto, Kathryn Bernardo

Despite their respective fans clashing, teen stars Julia Barretto and Kathryn Bernardo remain on good terms, according to the "Got to Believe" star....

Aug 21, 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 »