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Senators want Enrile, Estrada, Revilla to stay in Camp Crame

July 29, 2014 5:50 pm

A resolution has been filed at the Senate seeking the continuous detention of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jose “Jinggoy” Ejercito Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla in Camp Crame in Quezon City. The resolution authored by Senators Vicente Sotto 3rd and … Read more »

PhilHealth to cover street children, PWDs, indigenous people – DOH

July 29, 2014 3:34 pm

Street children, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and even surrenderers and indigenous peoples (IPs) will be covered by PhilHealth (Philippine Health Insurance Corp.), according to the Department of Health (DOH). DOH Secretary Enrique Ona said there are still many poor Filipinos … Read more »

President Aquino says he reformed government system to regain public trust

July 29, 2014 3:32 pm

President Benigno Aquino 3rd said during his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday that he instituted reforms in the government system to regain the people’s trust. “Tunay nga po: Tiwala ang pundasyon ng mabuting pamamahalan… Tiwala na … Read more »

Quick, short runs pack health benefits: US study

July 29, 2014 3:24 pm

WASHINGTON: Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said a study out Monday. Running as little as five to 10 minutes per day can … Read more »

N. Korea slams reports of arms deals with Hamas, Hezbollah

July 29, 2014 10:09 am

SEOUL: North Korea has denounced allegations that it supplied missiles to Hamas and material support to Hezbollah as “sheer fiction” and a “sinister” effort to link Pyongyang to Middle East disputes. The rebuttal from the foreign ministry was carried in … Read more »

Some MH17 victims may ‘never be found’

July 29, 2014 10:08 am

THE HAGUE: All remains of the 298 people who died on downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine may never be recovered, Dutch police chief Gerard Bouman said on Monday. “I would love to give a guarantee that … Read more »

US judge approves Clippers sale to ex Microsoft CEO

July 29, 2014 10:03 am

LOS ANGELES: A US judge on Monday gave the go-ahead for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling could not block the move. The ruling … Read more »

Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster

July 29, 2014 10:00 am

TRIPOLI: A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control Monday, sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area. The fire, raging since Sunday night, spread to a … Read more »

Rebels claim Kiev now controls part of MH17 site

July 29, 2014 9:53 am

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine: Ukraine’s army on Monday seized control of part of the vast site where Malaysian airliner MH17 crashed, insurgents said, as the United Nations announced the downing of the plane could constitute a war crime. After explosions and fighting … Read more »

Russia has violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile: US

July 29, 2014 9:50 am

WASHINGTON: The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior US official said late Monday. The finding comes in a 2014 report that concluded Russia was in violation … Read more »