Church-backed pro-life groups support Binay

United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar C. Binay vowed that his administration will respect human rights and value life following the endorsement of his candidacy by Church-backed pro-life groups. “I have dedicated my life to fighting for the poor: as a human rights lawyer during martial law, as mayor of Makati, and as your vice president. My presidency […]

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BI chief reshuffles intel agents at NAIA

After reshuffling more than a hundred immigration officers in the different airports nationwide, Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Ronaldo Geron ordered a revamp of immigration intelligence agents at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and five other airports, it was learned yesterday. Sources at the bureau’s port operations division (POD) disclosed that more than 60 immigration agents, including contractual confidential […]

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ASG releases 10 Indonesians

Zamboanga City — Ten Indonesian sailors abducted by Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits were freed in Jolo, Sulu, yesterday after five weeks in captivity, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. Unknown men dropped off the 10 tugboat crewmen at the home of Sulu Governor Abdusakur Tan Jr. on the remote island of Jolo, during a heavy midday downpour, Jolo police […]

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Painters oust Beermen, gain final

MANILA, Philippines – Rain or Shine snapped a string of heart-rending playoff losses to San Miguel Beer and dashed the Beermen’s hopes for a “treble” with a king-sized performance that carried the Elasto Painters to a return stint in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last night. Churning out what’s easily their best game in the […]

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European bets top Mandaluyong netfest

MANILA, Philippines – Daniel Schaffer and Sannamari Bolenius asserted their supremacy by dominating the Mandaluyong table tennis tournament held recently at the Mandaluyong Elementary School Gymnasium. Schaffer, a Hungarian national team standout, ruled the men’s Open and under-30 singles of the three-day tournament participated in by at least 370 table netters all over the country, including foreign entries from Hungary […]

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Fair questions about labor reform

Fair questions about labor reform May 1, 2016 10:40 pm Tweet IT is unfortunate that the Labor Day holiday – a traditional day for the “progressive” elements in society to rally in favor of various labor and social causes – was largely muted by the volume of public noise over the election campaign, which is reaching a fever pitch with […]

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Pinoys now seeking jobs in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – The lure of overseas employment seems to be fading, as more workers are seeking jobs in the country. This was according to Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Undersecretary Nicon Fameronag, who said more than half of yesterday’s applicants who trooped to the job fairs offered by the DOLE nationwide preferred to work locally and only a small […]

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Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines’ ‘Trump,’ Runs on Rape Jokes, Violent Promises

Play Facebook Twitter Google Plus Embed autoplay autoplay A presidential candidate who quips about wishing he’d been first to rape a murder victim can’t usually expect to have a good shot at winning the election. This is no usual year in politics. Rodrigo Duterte, who has been likened to Donald Trump for his brash manner, is running ahead of his […]

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10 Indonesian Soldiers Held Hostage in Philippines Are Released

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JaDine, walang iniendorsong politiko

May lumabas na larawan nina James Reid at Nadine Lustre kung saan ay tila ini-endorse nila ang vice presidential candidate na si Leni Robredo dahil sa ilalim ay may nakalagay na “Robredo ang Vice President ko.” Kaya naman kaugnay nito ay nilinaw ng Viva Artists Agency (VAA) na humahawak ng career ng showbiz couple na walang iniendorsong kahit sinong politiko […]

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‘Jungle Book’ rules box office again; ‘Civil War’ looms

NEW YORK — Disney’s “The Jungle Book” trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week’s certain champ, “Captain America: Civil War,” began setting records overseas. Jon Favreau’s live-action Rudyard Kipling adaptation earned $42.4 million in its third week at North American theatres, according to studio estimates Sunday. One […]

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Marian: Motherhood becomes her

MANILA, Philippines – Whether you are a showbiz watcher or not, you certainly know that Marian Rivera is now a mom to five-month-old daughter Maria Letizia, nicknamed Zia. But not everyone knows that since becoming a mom, her perspective in life has broadened. The better half of Dingdong Dantes has learned to look at things in a more positive light. […]

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