SBP may not send Gilas team to Olympic qualifying tourney

10/05/2015

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), the body that put up the first three Gilas Pilipinas squads that have gotten attention from all over the world because of its defy-all-odds attitude, is tinkering on the idea of…

Binay associate decries freeze order on firms’ assets, says AMLC ‘lied to CA’

05/17/2015

MANILA, Philippines — Businessman Antonio L. Tiu scored the Anti-Money Laundering Council on Sunday, for including in its  freeze order request his companies’ bank accounts, saying these were all used in legitimate transactions. “The AMLC lied to…

‘Forevermore’ no more in Benguet

05/14/2015

TUBA, Benguet—A popular soap opera series that has put a small farming community here on the tourism map is becoming collateral damage in the fight to protect a forest reservation against destruction feared to be the aftermath…

PNP on heightened alert in Luzon, Visayas, full alert in Mindanao for Labor Day

04/30/2015

MANILA — The Philippine National Police is on heightened alert in Luzon and Visayas as it gears for protest rallies across the country for the Labor Day celebration on Friday (May 1).  In Mindanao, police units there will be…

Dole issues holiday pay rules during Pope’s visit

01/12/2015

  MANILA — Noting Jan. 15, 16 and 19 have been declared special nonworking days in Metro Manila in connection with Pope Francis’ visit, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has urged employers to “observe the…

Robin Padilla film sparks fresh debate on who was 1st president

12/26/2014

  A Robin Padilla film is sparking a fresh wave of public interest in a long-standing historical debate on who is the first Philippine president, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo or Supremo Andres Bonifacio. Transportation and Communication Secretary Joseph…

4 fatalities reported in Iloilo, Northern Samar; Motorboat with 3 aboard disappears

12/07/2014

NDRMMC: No confirmed deaths Typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit) knocked out power in entire coastal provinces, mowed down trees and sent more than 650,000 people into shelters before it weakened yesterday. Shallow floods, damaged shanties and ripped…

No Cebu stopover for Pope

11/15/2014

Pope Francis’ events lined up at Malacañang, Manila Cathedral, Mall of Asia Arena,  University of Sto. Tomas, Luneta, Tacloban city and Palo, Leyte Pope Francis will  bypass  Cebu and  go straight to Metro Manila and Tacloban City…

Honda Cars wants direct subsidy for Filipinos in buying PH-made cars

10/13/2014

HONDA Cars Philippines Inc. has urged the government to use a portion of the proposed $600 million support for the automotive industry for a program that would enable more Filipino consumers to purchase locally assembled vehicles. “I…

Luistro: ‘Begin biggest revolution in education’

10/06/2014

In observance of World Teachers Day yesterday, Education Secretary Armin Luistro yesterday called on the country’s 660,000 teachers to continue the educational revolution and completely eliminate illiteracy. In activities held at Victorias Coliseum in Victorias City, Negros…