The Manila Times

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AFTER succeeding in remaining in rugby’s Elite Top 5 Asian Nations, the Philippine Volcanoes are aiming for a strong finish in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. The Volcanoes are also preparing for the World Rugby Cup 7s scheduled on June 28 to 30 in Russia. Josef T.…

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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: NBA great Michael Jordan wants to get Charlotte buzzing again, applying to the NBA to re-name his Charlotte Bobcats the Hornets. If approved, the switch would take effect for the 2014-15 season. The first NBA club in Charlotte was named the Hornets, and played in the city…

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By Bernice Camille V. Bauzon Reporter A group of Filipinos in Saudi Arabia is “agitating” distressed workers who are awaiting repatriation to “sow disorderly conduct” amid the Kingdom’s crackdown on illegal workers, an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday. He said this as reports of…

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TWENTY new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) were recorded in Angeles City in Pampanga province, the local health department said on Wednesday and noted that HIV cases in the province are increasing dramatically. In a report, Dr. Verona Guevarra of Angeles City Reproductive and Health Wellness said that from…

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A director of the Department of Trade and Industry is facing malversation charge before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly pocketing nearly a million pesos of cash advance without liquidating it. The Office of the Ombudsman slapped Pedro Vicente Mendoza, director-in-charge of the Bureau of Product Standards, after enough evidence was found…

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Opposition party Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD) will start scourging for allies next week to bolster the bid of Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez of Leyte as the House Minority bloc chief. Outgoing House Deputy Minority Leader and Rep. Danilo Suarez of Quezon province made the disclosure in a press conference on…

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THE Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Tuesday made it clear that the recent price adjustment on its ticket price on two of its lottery games will also bring higher consolation prizes unlike in the old system where prizes are fixed. Speaking during the weekly Bulong Pulungan news forum at…