Star-studded comedy ‘She’s Funny That Way’ charms Venice

VENICE: Master of screwball comedy Peter Bogdanovich charmed audiences at the Venice film festival on Friday with his movie “She’s Funny That Way”, a delicious romantic farce with a star-studded cast. Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston and Rhys Ifans star in … 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

Postponed plunder pre-trial meets to cost Enrile dearly

The Sandiganbayan’s Third Division would start imposing a fine each time that pre-trial conferences in the plunder case against Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile and his co-accused are postponed. The fine will range from P3,000 to P5,000 depending on how many … Read more »

Regions

Indonesian health team visits South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: A 12-member team of health and family planning officials from Indonesia is visiting various areas in South Cotabato to observe the implementation of family planning programs. Romulo Palomo, acting head of the South Cotabato Provincial Population Office, … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Binay on PNoy’s 2nd term: Enough already

    Now that President Benigno Aquino 3rd has signified his intention to step down in 2016, Vice President Jejomar Binay said it was time for those “goading” the President to change the Constitution’s political provisions to focus on the more “pressing … Read more »

  • Cha-cha stand not ‘political mischief’– Palace

    Cha-cha stand not ‘political mischief’– Palace

    Malacañang has refuted the New York Times editorial accusing President Benigno Aquino 3rd of “political mischief.” On Thursday, the international version of the New York Times carried an editorial where the newspaper urged Aquino to “stop butting heads with the … Read more »

  • ‘Good governance to attract US investors’

    ‘Good governance to attract US investors’

    United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg said improved governance and the rule of law are among the most important reforms that should be in place to attract more American investors into the Philippines. In an exclusive roundtable interview with The Manila … Read more »

  • Seamen sent home $5.5B in remittances this year

    The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) on Friday said it expects Filipino sailors aboard foreign merchant ships to send home via bank wire a record $5.5 billion this year, mainly on account of increased deployment to Europe. “A … Read more »

  • OFWs from Libya prefer working abroad than in PH

    Available jobs in the Philippines appear to be not so enticing to some overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were r5ecently repatriated from Libya as majority of them are still seeking high-paying jobs abroad despite risks to their lives there. In … Read more »