Obama’s tango partner dances to lofty record

BUENOS AIRES: An Argentine tango dancer who made headlines for a sultry dance with US President Barack Obama has set a Guinness world record for tangoing on a platform suspended 60 meters (200 feet) in the air. Perched at eye … 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

Coming soon: Hassle-free OFW passport applications

THERE will be less hassle for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) applying for passport soon. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday announced that it is considering putting up courtesy lane for migrant workers’ passport application and renewal at its … Read more »

Regions

P1.1-B liquid ‘shabu’ seized

Some 45 gallons of liquid shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) with an estimated value of P1.1 billion were seized in a raid at a posh subdivision in Angeles City, Pampanga on Tuesday, considered one of the biggest hauls in the province in … Read more »

Top Stories

  • War vs corruption, drugs on

    PRESIDENT-elect Rodrigo Duterte onTuesday night presented to the public the members of his Cabinet who will support his mission to stamp out corruption in government and lick the problem of illegal drugs. At a news conference immediately after his first … Read more »

  • Punish poll cheats – UNA

    THE United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) on Tuesday joined the growing clamor to investigate those who have a direct or indirect involvement in alleged cheating during the May 9 elections, saying poll cheaters should be punished. “If we are to bolster … Read more »

  • Marcos adviser questions poll integrity

    Abakada Rep. Jonathan dela Cruz, campaign adviser of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has questioned the integrity of the May 2016 elections as he called on the government to cure the “infirmities” of the Automated Election System (AES). In a … Read more »

  • New law hikes tax-free cap for balikbayan boxes

    Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) can now send or bring more goods to the country because of the signing into law by President Benigno Aquino 3rd of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) which increases the tax-exempt value of items … Read more »

  • Chinese President seeks better ties with PH

    CHINESE President Xi Jinping is hoping that the Philippines and China will have better ties under a Duterte administration amid a bitter territorial row in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Xi’s statement was issued by China’s Ministry of … Read more »