Jovial Obama paints picture of resurgent America

WASHINGTON: After a tough year capped by a bruising defeat for his Democrats in last month’s midterm elections, no one would blame President Barack Obama if he were a bit down. On Friday at his year-end press conference, he was … 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

Jinggoy furlough plea junked

Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada was not given permission by the Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division to leave his place of detention and spend the holidays with his family at home. The anti-graft court denied for lack of merit his request for a … Read more »

Regions

TPLEX opens for the holidays

Traveling to the North will be a lot easier this season as the 13.66- kilometer stretch of the Rosales-Urdaneta, Pangasinan section of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) will be opened free of charge for motorists starting today, December 20, up … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Laude sister wanted to attack Pemberton

    Laude sister wanted to attack Pemberton

    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

    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 »

  • TMTC-Caucasus University academic MOU finalized

    TMTC-Caucasus University academic MOU finalized

    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

    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

    Out soon: Pope Francis commemorative coins

    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 »