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Tarlac City kicks off weeklong charter anniversary celebration

Tarlac City kicks off weeklong charter anniversary celebration »

This city started on Monday its weeklong charter anniversary celebration in a simple yet meaningful way....

April 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »
Bangko Sentral plans to demonetize old bills

Bangko Sentral plans to demonetize old bills »

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is encouraging the public with the old series of currency bank notes to have them exchanged before they are demonetized, said a bank official here on Monday....

April 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Immigration

PHL BI INTERCEPTS FAKE AGENT

PHL BI INTERCEPTS FAKE AGENT »

Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents have arrested a fake agent posing as a BI officer and offering “escort” services to prospective overseas employment workers (OFWs) who use tourist visas....

April 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »
California immigration holds drop

California immigration holds drop »

Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new state law went into effect in January....

April 7 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Filipino Abroad

American fugitive charged with child rape hid in PH for 12 years

American fugitive charged with child rape hid in PH for 12 years »

An American fugitive who fled to the Philippines after being accused of raping a child more than a decade ago is now back in his home state to face charges....

April 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Malacañang

Palace official says: Criticism is part of the ‘democratic dialogue’

Palace official says: Criticism is part of the ‘democratic dialogue’ »

A Malacañang official said on Monday the Aquino administration is not at all worried about receiving criticism because it is a part of the "democratic dialogue."...

April 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Special Feature

Keol Resources International Corporation, “most reliable and trusted in Real Estate industry in Las Vegas”, turns over farmland to Avenido couple »

Keol Resources International Corporation, “most reliable and trusted in Real Estate industry in Las Vegas”, turns over farmland to Avenido couple

Mr. Renato Arguinoso Avenido, Evelyn Cruz Avenido and Ms. Jackie Martinez, escrow officer of North American Title Company signing the sale agreement between the company realtor, "KEOL RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION” and Golden Ridge Corporation, owner of the property.

April 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

National

Drilon welcomes regained Senate approval ratings »

Drilon welcomes regained Senate approval ratings

Senate President Franklin Drilon welcomed on Monday the latest survey showing the increased public approval and trust ratings attained by his office after it...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Bureau of Quarantine advises public: Go hand-in-hand with authorities in preventing MERS-CoV entry to PHL »

Bureau of Quarantine advises public: Go hand-in-hand with authorities in preventing MERS-CoV entry to PHL

The Bureau of Quarantine is advising the public to observe discipline when it comes to personal hygiene and immediately consult a doctor whenever they...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Asian Nations

Indonesia hosts int’l workshops on irregular movement of persons at sea »

Indonesia hosts int’l workshops on irregular movement of persons at sea

Indonesia commenced on Monday a two-day international meeting aimed at increasing global comprehensive and coordinated approach to deal with irregular movement of persons at...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

No time frame for South China Sea code of conduct »

No time frame for South China Sea code of conduct

The drafting of the South China Sea code of conduct (COC) is a working process without a time frame, the director-general of the ASEAN...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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North and South America

U.S. to skip China fleet review after Japan shunned »

U.S. to skip China fleet review after Japan shunned

The United States is scrapping plans for a Navy ship to join a fleet review in China after key ally, Japan, was not invited, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in a move that came just ahead of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's trip to Japan and...

Apr 5 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Texas leads U.S. in crude oil production »

Texas leads U.S. in crude oil production

The U.S. state of Texas produced almost 35 percent of the country's crude oil in 2013, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)....

Apr 2 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Las Vegas News

Keol Resources International Corporation, “most reliable and trusted in Real Estate industry in Las Vegas”, turns over farmland to Avenido couple »

Keol Resources International Corporation, “most reliable and trusted in Real Estate industry in Las Vegas”, turns over farmland to Avenido couple

Mr. Renato Arguinoso Avenido, Evelyn Cruz Avenido and Ms. Jackie Martinez, escrow officer of North American Title Company signing the sale agreement between the company realtor, "KEOL RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION” and Golden Ridge Corporation, owner of the property....

Apr 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

University offers classes on ways for Nevada farmers to extend growing season »

University offers classes on ways for Nevada farmers to extend growing season

With Nevada’s climate, more farmers are looking for ways to extend the growing season. The University of Nevada, Reno’s High Desert Farming Initiative is offering a two-day course for Nevada’s agricultural producers, “The Business of Season Extension Farming,” to provide information on field-tested methods for...

Apr 3 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Entertainment

Xian shares birthday wish for Kim »

Xian shares birthday wish for Kim

Actor Xian Lim shared his birthday wish for his leading lady and rumored girlfriend, Kapamilya star Kim Chiu....

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Angel tells Luis: I love you so much! »

Angel tells Luis: I love you so much!

Actress Angel Locsin once again showed her love for actor-host Luis Manzano, who is celebrating his birthday today (April 21)....

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sports

Young Banal wins 1st match in AIBA youth tilt »

Young Banal wins 1st match in AIBA youth tilt

Teen boxer Hipolito Banal Jr. got off to a strong start in the AIBA World Youth Champions in Sofia, Bulgaria, as he won his first match of the competition by beating Colombian Hernan Alarcon last Saturday....

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Ex-Gilas coach Toroman now with Jordan team »

Ex-Gilas coach Toroman now with Jordan team

The basketball journey of former Gilas Pilipinas head coach Rajko Toroman continues as he has officially taken over the head coaching post of Al Nashama, the national basketball team of Jordan....

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »


Business

Roxol bioethanol production now fully operational amid setbacks »

Roxol bioethanol production now fully operational amid setbacksRoxol Bioenergy Corporation, the affiliate of listed sugar group Roxas Holdings Inc., announced the full operation of its bioethanol production....

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

DTI urges French businessmen to invest in aerospace industry »

DTI urges French businessmen to invest in aerospace industryDepartment of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo has urged French businessmen to invest in the aerospace industry in the Philippines as the country...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

World News

Ford plant near St. Petersburg stops assembly line until June 8 »

Ford plant near St. Petersburg stops assembly line until June 8The Ford Sollers plant (a joint venture of Ford Motor Company and Russia's Sollers) in Vsevolozhsk (near St. Petersburg) has stopped its assembly line from...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

1 dead, 10 missing as tourist vessel sinks in Amazon »

1 dead, 10 missing as tourist vessel sinks in AmazonA tourist vessel has sunk in the Amazon River. Three Russians were injured, Colombia's police reported on Sunday....

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »
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National News Illustrated

Rehabilitation, beautification of the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Rehabilitation, beautification of the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) workers perform their duties in the ongoing general rehabilitation and beautification of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex on Saturday, March 8,2014...

Mar 8, 2014 / More »

Provincial News Illustrated

Kapampangans vow of sacrifice during Holy Week

Kapampangans vow of sacrifice during Holy Week

For the Kapampangans, Good Friday is when penitents perform their annual vow of penitence by having themselves nailed to the cross in a makeshift golgotha....

Apr 19, 2014 / More »

Entertainment Illustrated

Xian shares birthday wish for Kim

Xian shares birthday wish for Kim

Actor Xian Lim shared his birthday wish for his leading lady and rumored girlfriend, Kapamilya star Kim Chiu....

Apr 21, 2014 / More »

Movies

Berlin Film Festival opens with late actor Hoffman a noted absence

Berlin Film Festival opens with late actor Hoffman a noted absence

The death of celebrated American character actor Philip Seymour Hoffman of an apparent drug overdose dampened the opening on Thursday of the 64th Berlin film festival where director Wes Anderson's comedy "The Grand...

Feb 7, 2014 / More »