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New 550-hectare economic zone eyed in southern Cebu

New 550-hectare economic zone eyed in southern Cebu »

The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to develop a new 550-hectare economic zone in southern Cebu to decongest the province's urban areas....

February 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »
Review of CDO Traffic Code sought

Review of CDO Traffic Code sought »

The City Council here is pushing for the review of the city's traffic code to determine whether some of its provisions are in consonance with the existing national traffic code or not....

February 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

PHL BI INSTALLS NEW PASSPORT READERS

PHL BI INSTALLS NEW PASSPORT READERS »

Bureau of Immigration (BI) personnel yesterday completed the installation of 171 passport readers, 160 desktop computers and 141 UPS units at its counters located at its Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals....

January 18 2015 / No comment / Read More »
CHILDREN OF FOREIGN NATIONAL MARRIED TO FILIPINO ELIGIBLE FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE

CHILDREN OF FOREIGN NATIONAL MARRIED TO FILIPINO ELIGIBLE FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE »

Children of foreign nationals married to Filipino nationals may now be granted permanent residence in the Philippines under Section 13(a) of the Philippine Immigration Act (PIA)....

January 18 2015 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

PHL Embassy in Riyadh to extend expired passports for up to 1 year

PHL Embassy in Riyadh to extend expired passports for up to 1 year »

Citing present disruptions due to the upgrading of the Philippine e-Passport system, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh is extending and revalidating expired or expiring passports for up to one year....

February 25 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

President Aquino signs Joint Resolution extending filing of human rights claims

President Aquino signs Joint Resolution extending filing of human rights claims »

President Benigno Aquino III has approved a joint resolution by Congress extending the period of filing of human rights claims by martial law victims by six more months....

February 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

Kill Pope threat real, Marwan behind plot »

Kill Pope threat real, Marwan behind plot

By Dave M. Veridiano, E.E.

The massive security measures implemented during the five-day visit to the country of Pope Francis was due to a real and an unimaginable plot to kill him by a group of South East Asia-based terrorists led by Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, a.k.a. “Marwan” a notorious bomb expert.

February 10 2015 / No comment / Read More »

National

President Aquino signs Joint Resolution extending filing of human rights claims »

President Aquino signs Joint Resolution extending filing of human rights claims

President Benigno Aquino III has approved a joint resolution by Congress extending the period of filing of human rights claims by martial law victims...

Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

DPWH-NCR bares Feb. 27-March 2 road repair schedule »

DPWH-NCR bares Feb. 27-March 2 road repair schedule

Motorists are advised to take alternate routes this weekend as the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake re-blocking and...

Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

China Voice: UN debate showcases China’s growing global role »

China Voice: UN debate showcases China’s growing global role

China is showing its growing global responsibility by leading an open debate on global peace and security while holding the presidency of the United...

Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Gov’t aims to expand ship inspections as support for foreign forces »

Gov’t aims to expand ship inspections as support for foreign forces

The government is considering expanding the scope of ship inspections conducted by the Self-Defense Forces as Japan aims to increase its logistical support for...

Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »
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    Obama nominates 1st US Ambassador to Somalia »

    Obama nominates 1st US Ambassador to Somalia

    US President Barack Obama has nominated Katherine S Dhanani, who previously headed the American diplomatic mission in India, as his first ambassador to Somalia since 1991....

    Feb 25 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    U.S. condemns IS murders of 21 Egyptians »

    U.S. condemns IS murders of 21 Egyptians

    The White House on Sunday described the murder of 21 Egyptian citizens in Libya by the Islamic State as "despicable and cowardly" and urged the Libyans to reject extremist groups and all acts of terrorism....

    Feb 16 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    Las Vegas News

    Cooperative Extension offers workshops for small-acreage owners, ag producers »

    Cooperative Extension offers workshops for small-acreage owners, ag producers

    University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will offer four free presentations, the last Tuesday of each month, February – May, on topics important to agricultural producers and small-acreage owners in northern Nevada....

    Feb 8 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    Metro looking for alleged purse thief »

    Metro looking for alleged purse thief

    Metro is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect and his associate. ...

    Jan 18 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    Entertainment

    Sony taps Tom Rothman of ‘Titanic’ fame to head movie studio »

    Sony taps Tom Rothman of ‘Titanic’ fame to head movie studio

    Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday named veteran film executive Tom Rothman, a force behind all-time top-grossing blockbusters "Titanic" and "Avatar," to head its movie studio in a shuffle prompted by the fallout from a cyberattack....

    Feb 25 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    Lee Min Ho back in PH for 4th time »

    Lee Min Ho back in PH for 4th time

    Korean superstar Lee Min Ho returned to the Philippines on Tuesday to grace the opening of a popular fried chicken restaurant....

    Feb 24 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    Sports

    NBA: Record night for James as Cavaliers defeat Pistons »

    NBA: Record night for James as Cavaliers defeat Pistons

    LeBron James passed one of his idols and Kevin Love took advantage of his generosity....

    Feb 25 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    NBA: Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder over Pacers »

    NBA: Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder over Pacers

    Despite the numbers Russell Westbrook has been putting up in February, he refuses to talk about himself being an MVP candidate. Instead, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has let his play on the court do the talking....

    Feb 25 2015 / No comment / Read More »


    Business

    OPAFSAM holds national investment summit on coco-based farm enterprises »

    OPAFSAM holds national investment summit on coco-based farm enterprisesThe Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization (OPAFSAM), together with the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), on Thursday held the first...

    Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    Maybank Islamic eyes top 5 spot in Indonesia by year-end »

    Maybank Islamic eyes top 5 spot in Indonesia by year-endMalayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) hopes to see its Islamic arm, Maybank Islamic, among the top five Islamic banks in Indonesia by year-end, says Chairman Tan...

    Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    World News

    At least 15 IS militants killed in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in western Iraq »

    At least 15 IS militants killed in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in western IraqAt least 15 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed, including senior members, in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes near the Iraqi border with Syria in the...

    Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

    US making mistake of not able to retain talented people: Obama »

    US making mistake of not able to retain talented people: ObamaPresident Barack Obama has rued the US is not able to retain the global talent it trains them at its universities because of a broken...

    Feb 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »
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    National News Illustrated

    Pope Francis on Pope mobile waving to the crowd

    Pope Francis on Pope mobile waving to the crowd

    Pope Francis on the pope mobile waving to millions of people along the stretch of Roxas Boulevard that awaited for his travel to Luneta Grandstand on Sunday (Janaury 18, 2015)....

    Jan 18, 2015 / More »

    Provincial News Illustrated

    Pope Francis comforts survivors of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ during his visit to Palo, Leyte

    Pope Francis comforts survivors of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ during his visit to Palo, Leyte

    Pope Francis comforts survivors of super typhoon "Yolanda" during his visit to Palo, Leyte on Saturday (January 17, 2015)....

    Jan 18, 2015 / More »

    Entertainment Illustrated

    ‘Tell The World’ composer was choir member in papal mass

    ‘Tell The World’ composer was choir member in papal mass

    Trina Belamide, the composer behind "Tell The World of His Love," was one of the 1,000 choir members who led a millions-strong crowd Sunday in singing in the presence of Pope Francis....

    Jan 18, 2015 / More »

    Movies

    ‘Transformers’ tops Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

    ‘Transformers’ tops Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

    Director Michael Bay's special effects spectacle "Transformers: Age of Extinction" led all movies in ignominy with seven Razzie Awards nominations, including worst picture, screenplay and director....

    Jan 18, 2015 / More »