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Bataan Lady municipal health officer proud member of Doctor to the Barrio Program

Bataan Lady municipal health officer proud member of Doctor to the Barrio Program »

Many mistook her for a college student with a ready smile....

July 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »
ARMM feeds homeless Badjaos

ARMM feeds homeless Badjaos »

More than 100 Badjao families temporarily living in Cotabato City were treated Wednesday to a meal and a night of fun and enjoyment by the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in keeping with the...

July 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

PHL BI uses security stamp to cut red tape

PHL BI uses security stamp to cut red tape »

Key personnel of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) will use security stamps to simplify procedures and expedite transactions as part of its efforts to cut down on red tape....

June 13 2014 / No comment / Read More »
PHL BI EMPLOYEE ON PREVENTIVE SUSPENSION

PHL BI EMPLOYEE ON PREVENTIVE SUSPENSION »

Pending the results of an ongoing investigation, a Bureau of Immigration employee was relieved from his post and advised not to report to work for the meantime after being involved in an incident with an...

May 10 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

18-year-old beauty crowned Miss Philippines Quest USA

18-year-old beauty crowned Miss Philippines Quest USA »

An 18-year-old summer camp counselor was crowned as the first-ever Miss Philippines Quest USA winner at the Symphony Space in Manhattan, New York City, last July 12....

July 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Malacañang maintains DAP legal, constitutional

Malacañang maintains DAP legal, constitutional »

Malacañang, in its motion for reconsideration (MR) seeking the reversal of the Supreme Court ruling declaring certain provisions of the Disbursement Acceleration Fund (DAP) as unconstitutional, maintained on Friday that the cross-border transfer of funds...

July 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

White House Press Secretary Faces Reporter Revolt After Criticizing Media At Briefing »

White House Press Secretary Faces Reporter Revolt After Criticizing Media At Briefing

The White House press secretary, Josh Earnest, faced a minor media revolt at his daily press briefing Monday after he criticized a Washington Post story for its reliance on anonymous sources.

July 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

Full airline operations at NAIA T3 to begin next week — DOTC »

Full airline operations at NAIA T3 to begin next week — DOTC

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Thursday confirmed that full operations will begin starting July 31 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport...

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Measures to address 2015 tight power supply proposed »

Measures to address 2015 tight power supply proposed

As an early measure to address the imminent tight power supply in 2015, Department of Energy headed by Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla calls...

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Asian Nations

China cooperates with int’l organizations in foreign aid »

China cooperates with int’l organizations in foreign aid

China has exchanged experience and explored practical cooperation with international organizations in its foreign aid in an increasingly open-minded manner, said a white paper...

Jul 10 2014 / No comment / Read More »

China promotes new strategic partnership with Africa: white paper »

China promotes new strategic partnership with Africa: white paper

China promoted a New China-Africa Strategic Partnership with the continent, according to a white paper released by the Information Office of the State Council...

Jul 10 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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North and South America

White House Press Secretary Faces Reporter Revolt After Criticizing Media At Briefing »

White House Press Secretary Faces Reporter Revolt After Criticizing Media At Briefing

The White House press secretary, Josh Earnest, faced a minor media revolt at his daily press briefing Monday after he criticized a Washington Post story for its reliance on anonymous sources....

Jul 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Top Marine to Obama: Get in the Fight »

Top Marine to Obama: Get in the Fight

It’s highly unusual for a high-ranking soldier, let alone a high-ranking Marine, to publicly question White House and Pentagon policy. Yet that’s exactly what four-star Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, did yesterday in Washington....

Jul 17 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

Billy Crawford admits relationship with Coleen »

Billy Crawford admits relationship with Coleen

It's official: Singer-host Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia are already a couple....

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Sunshine Cruz no longer keen on sexy roles »

Sunshine Cruz no longer keen on sexy roles

While Sunshine Cruz can still give the younger sexy stars a run for their money, the actress, who scorched the big screen in movies such as "Ekis" and "Ang Kabit ni Mrs. Montero" is no longer interested in doing sexy roles....

Jul 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

Ex-UP coach a huge help for Ateneo against Maroons »

Ex-UP coach a huge help for Ateneo against Maroons

Former University of the Philippines (UP) coach Ricky Dandan proved to be a huge help to Ateneo when the Blue Eagles played the Fighting Maroons in the UAAP Season 77 tournament Wednesday....

Jul 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Lawmakers seek probe of ‘Last Home Stand’ »

Lawmakers seek probe of ‘Last Home Stand’

Rep. Winston "Winnie" Castelo on Wednesday expressed his disgust over the cancellation of the exhibition game between Gilas Pilipinas and a group of NBA stars, and sought an immediate congressional probe "in aid of legislation" on the circumstances surrounding the fiasco....

Jul 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

Future flooding to increase by 77% »

Future flooding to increase by 77%A new map called Human Dynamics of Climate Change (HDCC) reveals that the risk of flooding in South East Asia is set to increase by...

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WB pledges loans to Viet Nam »

WB pledges loans to Viet NamThe World Bank (WB) has committed to providing preferential loans to Viet Nam through 2017....

Jul 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

Bulgaria, China’s Anhui Province sign memorandum on economic cooperation »

Bulgaria, China’s Anhui Province sign memorandum on economic cooperationBulgarian Ministry of Economy and Energy (MEE) and the Development and Reform Commission of east China's Anhui Province signed first Memorandum of Understanding on Economic...

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Nigerian president condemns Kaduna bomb blasts »

Nigerian president condemns Kaduna bomb blastsNigerian President Goodluck Jonathan condemned Wednesday's twin bomb blasts in Kaduna that left scores of people dead and several others injured....

Jul 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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National News Illustrated

‘War’ of malls in Novaliches, Quezon City

‘War’ of malls in Novaliches, Quezon City

These three malls actually form a triangle and are located very close to each other along Quirino Highway in the old Barangay Pasong Putik, Novaliches....

Jun 13, 2014 / More »

Provincial News Illustrated

U.S. Government Renews Commitment to Help Leyte Province to Build Back Better after Typhoon Yolanda

U.S. Government Renews Commitment to Help Leyte Province to Build Back Better after Typhoon Yolanda

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator (AA) for Asia, Denise Rollins led the launch of the U.S.-funded reconstruction and recovery activities in Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)-affected areas....

Jun 10, 2014 / More »

Entertainment Illustrated

John Estrada, Janice on speaking terms again

John Estrada, Janice on speaking terms again

Actor John Estrada revealed that her daughter Inah's decision to pursue a career in show business is "one of the reasons" why he is again on speaking terms with his former wife, actress...

Jul 23, 2014 / More »

Movies

‘Transformers’ crushes ‘Tammy’, ‘Evil’ to lead weekend box office

‘Transformers’ crushes ‘Tammy’, ‘Evil’ to lead weekend box office

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected $36.4 million in ticket sales over the three-day July 4 weekend, storming ahead of new films "Tammy," "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo" to lead the...

Jul 7, 2014 / More »