Jennifer Lawrence to play war photographer

LOS ANGELES: Jennifer Lawrence will star in Steven Spielberg’s “It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War,” US media said on Monday. Warner Bros studio secured the rights to the memoir by Lynsey Addario, the award-winning American … Read more »

  • Four missing in Philippine trash avalanche

    MANILA: Four people were missing after a huge garbage dump collapsed just outside the Philippine capital on Friday, the provincial police chief said. The four maintenance men who work on the dump site in the town of Rodriguez could not … Read more »

  • AQUINO’S BRUNEI TRIP TO COST TAXPAYERS P7M

      The Philippine government will be spending P7 million for President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s overnight trip to Brunei, where the 22nd high-level meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held. Last year, the government allocated P11 … Read more »

  • Maceda: Only more jobs can ease poverty

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    THE failure of the government to provide employment to about four million jobless Filipinos nationwide is the reason why the incidence of poverty in the country remains high and unless it is addressed the number will continue to grow up. … Read more »

Nation

DOLE warns vs job ring duping Filipinos

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has warned the public against an illegal recruitment syndicate operating globally as an immigration service provider and duping Filipino job seekers. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Monday identified the bogus recruitment agency as … Read more »

Regions

NGCP bares 9-hour Pampanga brownouts

THE National Grid Corp (NGCP) announced a nine-hour brownout from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in eight towns of Pampanga on Wednesday to give way to maintenance work. The power shutdown will facilitate the annual preventive maintenance of 100MVA Transformer … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Now Palace heaps blame on Purisima

    After fiercely defending former Philippine National Police (PNP) Alan Purisima for his involvement in the operation to capture two terrorists hiding in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, Malacanang made a drastic turnaround on Monday by saying the killing of dozens of Special Action … Read more »

  • Senate OKs PNoy ‘special powers’

    THE Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a proposed joint resolution authorizing President Benigno Aquino 3rd to address a looming electricity shortage in Luzon this summer by granting him “special powers.” Voting 16-0, the chamber passed Joint … Read more »

  • Police probe Revilla shooting

    Police probe Revilla shooting

    The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Southern Police District (SPD) has started its investigation into the “accidental” shooting of Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla, whose condition is being closely monitored at the Asian Hospital in Muntinlupa City (Metro … Read more »

  • House panel shelves Bangsamoro debates

    The House of Representatives will not resume deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) until the Justice department finishes its probe on the Mamasapano tragedy next month, Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, Chairman of the House Ad Hoc Committee on the … Read more »

  • Palace denies hand in Binay wealth probe

    Malacañang has denied any knowledge of the supposed investigation being conducted by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) of the alleged ill-gotten wealth of Vice President Jejomar Binay. In a text message to The Manila Times, Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma … Read more »