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Robin: I saw shabu lab inside Bilibid

December 19, 2014 11:18 pm

ACTOR Robin Padilla said on Friday he saw shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) being prepared inside the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City where he spent more than three years for illegal possession of firearms. Interviewed at the ANC’s Headstart program, Padilla … Read more »

Laude sister wanted to attack Pemberton

December 19, 2014 11:16 pm

OLONGAPO CITY: The sister of Jennifer Laude said on Friday she wanted to attack the US Marine who is accused of murdering the transgender. Marilou Laude said she was trembling with rage as she saw Private First Class Joseph Pemberton … Read more »

Boss of OFW killed by pet lion is charged

December 19, 2014 11:14 pm

The Philippine government has filed a case of criminal negligence resulting to homicide against the employer of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait who died after being attacked by her employer’s pet lion, Vice President Jejomar Binay said on … Read more »

Roxas-Poe tandem will stop Mar’s skid, says LP

December 19, 2014 11:13 pm

The ruling Liberal Party (LP) is eyeing to field Interior and Local government Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd as its candidate for President in the 2016 elections and Sen. Grace Poe as its bet for Vice President. Rep. Mel Senen … Read more »

TMTC-Caucasus University academic MOU finalized

December 19, 2014 11:11 pm

The Memorandum of Understanding between The Manila Times College and the Caucasus University School of Journalism has been finalized with the signing of the document by University President Dr. Kakha Shengelia at CU’s campus in Tbilisi, Georgia. Consul Thelmo Cunanan Jr. … Read more »

President accepts Ona’s resignation

December 19, 2014 11:10 pm

President Benigno Aquino 3rd has accepted the resignation of Health Secretary Enrique Ona, Malacañang announced on Friday. “Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., informed Health Secretary Enrique Ona that the President has accepted his resignation effective today [Friday],” Presidential Communications Secretary … Read more »

Out soon: Pope Francis commemorative coins

December 19, 2014 11:08 pm

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will mint 50-piso and 500-piso commemorative coins in time for the papal visit in January next year. On Friday, BSP also launched three new limited edition commemorative circulation coins to honor overseas Filipino worker, … Read more »

Binay’s office continues program to help poor

December 19, 2014 11:07 pm

Second of three parts In the wake of Hong Kong’s plans to impose sanctions on the Philippines for failing to apologize for the August 2010 hostage-taking in Manila, the Vice President asked Hong Kong authorities to spare OFWs. Binay made … Read more »

Beware of ‘botcha,’ Makati residents told

December 19, 2014 11:05 pm

The Makati City Veterinary Services Office (MVSO) on Friday warned consumers to be extra careful about the quality of meat products they are buying from markets in the city to keep their families safe from food poisoning during the holidays. … Read more »

Fewer voters at risk of delisting for 2016 polls

December 19, 2014 11:04 pm

The number of voters with no biometrics who are at risk of being delisted for the 2016 polls have dropped to 3.98 million from more than 9-million, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Friday. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said … Read more »