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Cavite vice gov ‘shot’ in the chest

February 28, 2015 7:48 pm

CAVITE Vice Governor Jolo Revilla was rushed to the hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday morning. According to Governor Juanito Victor Remulla, the young Revilla was rushed to the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa … Read more »

BPO brings more jobs in Ilocos Norte

February 28, 2015 7:38 pm

ILOCOS NORTE: A Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firm is set to open its branch here this year and will provide jobs to more than 4,000 residents in the province in the next few years. Also one of the world’s largest … Read more »

Bomb explodes outside Catholic church in Basilan

February 28, 2015 7:37 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: An improvised explo-sive went off outside a Catholic church in the predominantly Muslim province of Basilan, officials said on Saturday. The bomb exploded at the gate of Saint Peter Parish Church in Lamitan City late Friday but police … Read more »

Cavite search yields P100K-worth of shabu

February 28, 2015 7:37 pm

Cavite City: The Cavite Provincial Police Office (PPO) seized P100,000-worth of shabu during an anti-drug operation conducted against Herman Ruiz, a suspected drug trader, over the weekend. Provincial Police Director Jonnel Estomo said the operation stemmed from the search warrant … Read more »

Sagada SB calls for dialog with NPA rebels

February 28, 2015 7:36 pm

SAGADA, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE: The Sangguniang Bayan (town council) of Sagada called on the New Peoples Army (NPA) for a dialogue with the community leaders here as it condemned the ambush of SPO3 Willy Degay on February 2. The Leonardo Pacsi … Read more »

APEC-NOC assures City hosting even without ICC

February 28, 2015 7:36 pm

ILOILO CITY: The National Organizing Committee (NOC) of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) had assured the hosting of Iloilo City of two APEC Ministerial Meetings in September and October this year even if the construction of the Iloilo Convention … Read more »

North Korean leader tells army: ‘prepare for war’

February 28, 2015 7:35 pm

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said on Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills. … Read more »

Mexico nabs Knights Templar cartel head

February 28, 2015 7:34 pm

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s most wanted drug lord Servando Gomez, whose Knights Templar cartel smuggled drugs to the US and iron ore to China, was finally captured on Friday (Saturday in Manila), without a shot fired. The former teacher nicknamed “La … Read more »

Singapore’s former PM Lee Kuan Yew ‘stable’

February 28, 2015 7:34 pm

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said on Friday that he was informed that the founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is in “stable” condition. Yaacob wrote in his social network Friday evening: “I understand that many … Read more »

Some 500,000 UK children at risk to smoking

February 28, 2015 7:34 pm

MOSCOW: More than half a million children in the United Kingdom will die from smoking related diseases if measures curbing the lure of cigarettes are not taken, Cancer Research UK said Friday. “Our latest calculations reveal the appallingly high number … Read more »