Shock and anger in NY after two police murdered

NEW YORK CITY: New York was reeling on Sunday (Monday in Manila) after the murder of two uniformed cops by a man who said he was seeking revenge for the recent killings of unarmed black men by police. The two … 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

More benefits sought for barangay officials

Benefits that barangay (village) officials are getting under pro-visions of the Local Government Code are not commensurate to their duties and functions, according to a lawmaker. The provisions enumerating benefits and privileges for the barangay officials “leave much to be … Read more »

Regions

Sultan proposes debate on BBL

The president of the Muslim Bar Association of the Philippines, who is also the chairman of the Bangsa Moro Party (BMP), has challenged the proponents of the Bangsa Moro Basic Law (BBL) to a nationwide television debate. Firdausi I.Y. Abbas, … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Lacson to step down February

    SECRETARY Panfilo Lacson will step down as rehabilitation czar in February next year. The former senator on Sunday said he has submitted his irrevocable resignation to President Benigno Aquino 3rd as the Presidential Adviser on Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (PARR) since … Read more »

  • Fil-Am one of top five teachers in California

    FOR someone who was bullied as a child because she could not speak English well, Filipino-American Lovelyn Marquez-Prueher has come a long way. Prueher, who teaches English at the Dodson Middle School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), … Read more »

  • French cardinal to take over should Pope die

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) appointed Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran the new camerlengo, or chamberlain, charged with temporarily taking over the pontiff’s duties if he resigns or dies. It was 71-year-old Tauran, head of the Vatican’s Council … Read more »

  • Lacson volunteers to lead NBP probe

    FORMER Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday expressed support to a proposal to create an independent body that will look into reported anomalies inside the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) as well as failure of government officials in the NBP to implement … Read more »

  • President visits Ruby-hit Samar

    President Benigno Aquino 3rd will be visiting Eastern Samar today to check recovery efforts in areas badly hit by Typhoon Ruby. In a radio interview, Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said President Aquino will be visiting Dolores town and … Read more »

  • NHA constructs 52,000 houses for poor

    Part 4 In 2011, a P50-billion, five-year housing program for informal settler families in danger areas in Metro Manila was approved by President Benigno Aquino 3rd to relocate the 104,000 ISFs living along major waterways and other danger areas in … Read more »