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42 hurt as bus crashes into tree in La Union

42 hurt as bus crashes into tree in La Union »

At least 42 people were reported injured after a bus went out of control and crashed into a tree along McArthur Highway in Bauang town in La Union province on Thursday....

October 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »
Tarlac town tension threatens to last until Undas

Tarlac town tension threatens to last until Undas »

The mayoralty tension in Paniqui town in Tarlac threatens to continue until Undas (All Saints' and All Souls' Days) as supporters of presidential cousin Miguel Rivilla vowed to maintain their picket at the municipal grounds....

October 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

DHS’s JOHNSON: “STILL LOOKING INTO” TPS FOR FILIPINOS

DHS’s JOHNSON: “STILL LOOKING INTO” TPS FOR FILIPINOS »

United States Sec. Jeh Johnson of the Department of Homeland Security said on the sidelines during his appearance at the Center for Strategic International Studies forum in Washington, D.C. last Thursday (Oct. 9) that he...

October 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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 Filipino Abroad

Pinay hotel manager among nominees for Singaporean tourism award

Pinay hotel manager among nominees for Singaporean tourism award »

Years of working overseas had finally paid off for a Filipina manager at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Singapore, after she was nominated for a customer service award....

October 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Palace backs Immigration move to bar Sueselbeck from leaving PHL

Palace backs Immigration move to bar Sueselbeck from leaving PHL »

Laude fiance Marc Sueselbeck stopped from leaving PHL. Marc Sueselbeck, fiance of slain transgender woman Jennifer Laude, is seen here at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, for his...

October 27 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

DHS’s JOHNSON: “STILL LOOKING INTO” TPS FOR FILIPINOS »

DHS’s JOHNSON: “STILL LOOKING INTO” TPS FOR FILIPINOS

United States Sec. Jeh Johnson of the Department of Homeland Security said on the sidelines during his appearance at the Center for Strategic International Studies forum in Washington, D.C. last Thursday (Oct. 9) that he is “still looking into” the grant of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for the tens of thousands of undocumented Filipinos in the U.S.

October 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

Ombudsman may ask SC to disallow opening of Luy’s bank accounts »

Ombudsman may ask SC to disallow opening of Luy’s bank accounts

The Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday said it might ask the Supreme Court to prevent the Sandiganbayan 5th division from opening the bank...

Oct 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Cabinet execs dragged in Iloilo center issue for ‘media mileage’ – Palace »

Cabinet execs dragged in Iloilo center issue for ‘media mileage’ – Palace

Drilon, 2 Cabinet members face raps over alleged overpriced Iloilo building. Former Iloilo Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada Jr. on Wednesday, October 29, files charges...

Oct 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

China launches experimental moon orbiter »

China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip...

Oct 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »

North Korea reportedly closing borders to tourists due to Ebola fears »

North Korea reportedly closing borders to tourists due to Ebola fears

North Korea has decided to close its borders to tourists due to concerns over the Ebola virus, a tour company said Thursday....

Oct 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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North and South America

Republicans hold lead in tight race for Senate control »

Republicans hold lead in tight race for Senate control

Republicans hold a narrow, but steady, lead in the contest for control of the Senate, according to polls released Sunday....

Oct 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Residents told to prepare to evacuate as lava threatens in Hawaii »

Residents told to prepare to evacuate as lava threatens in Hawaii

Residents in the flow path of the slowly erupting Kilauea volcano in the Puna district of Hawaii Island have been told to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days, county officials said Sunday. ...

Oct 26 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

‘Forevermore’ debuts as No. 1 teleserye in PH »

‘Forevermore’ debuts as No. 1 teleserye in PH

"Forevermore" debuted on Monday to strong ratings, according to Kantar Media, making it the No. 1 scripted series in the Philippines for the day....

Oct 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Matteo surprises honest janitress in Cebu »

Matteo surprises honest janitress in Cebu

An honest janitress in Cebu turned emotional after being surprised by Matteo Guidicelli with a tribute to her after she made headlines for returning lost money early this year....

Oct 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

MLB: Giants nip Royals to win World Series »

MLB: Giants nip Royals to win World Series

KANSAS CITY - The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday behind a stunning performance by Madison Bumgarner to win their third World Series title in five seasons....

Oct 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Chot out as national coach as SBP begins new Team Pilipinas program »

Chot out as national coach as SBP begins new Team Pilipinas program

Chot Reyes is out as coach of the national team as Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas begins the formation of a new program....

Oct 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

Holcim books 4.44% rise in 3Q net profits on brisk sales »

Holcim books 4.44% rise in 3Q net profits on brisk salesListed cement maker Holcim Philippines Inc. grew its third quarter net profits by 4.44 percent on brisk sales and continued private and public construction despite...

Oct 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Select buying, window dressing drive PHL shares higher »

Select buying, window dressing drive PHL shares higherSelect buying and window dressing in the afternoon trade pushed Philippine share prices to climb over 1 percent at Thursday's closing, contrary to the performance...

Oct 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

Egyptian court sentences 23 secular activists to 3-year prison terms »

Egyptian court sentences 23 secular activists to 3-year prison termsIn the latest blow to freedom of expression and assembly in Egypt, a Cairo court on Sunday sentenced nearly two dozen secular activists to three-year...

Oct 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »

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 »
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National News Illustrated

Rex Tecson, alleged Makati City worker, unleashes death threats to Jim Paredes via Twitter

Rex Tecson, alleged Makati City worker, unleashes death threats to Jim Paredes via Twitter

Such was the case of Rex Vincent Tecson, who threatened OPM artist Jim Paredes over Twitter, for speaking against Jejomar Binay....

Oct 24, 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

‘Blood Ransom’ holds star-studded premiere

‘Blood Ransom’ holds star-studded premiere

The stars came out on Saturday night to support the premiere of Anne Curtis' first international movie, "Blood Ransom."...

Oct 26, 2014 / More »