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Terror attempt
at NAIA foiled

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday foiled an attempt to detonate a car bomb inside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) and arrested four people.…

Actor Mark Gil
passes away

Actor Mark Gil, Raphael John De Mesa Eigenmann in real life, passed away on Monday morning, the actor’s manager, June Rufino, confirmed. …

The road to Spain: Pingris on the edge

In the prelude to's 12-part retelling of Gilas Pilipinas' long road to Spain, we find Marc Pingris on the edge of his threshold of pain.…

Senate enforces
Enrile suspension

The Senate on Monday implemented the 90-day preventive suspension order of the Sandiganbayan against detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, who has been charged with plunder in connection with the pork barrel scam.…

PH troops pull
‘greatest escape’

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold captive 44 Fijian troops.…

What’s behind
MRT-3’s problems

I’m sorry to say that the problems of the MRT-3 cannot be solved by government VIPs, including Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya and Sen. Grace Poe riding the train to see how commuters suffer before and during the trips. (They suffer…

Aquino asked
for final answer

Are you running or not? Just say yes or no. Tired of President Aquino’s nebulous answers to questions about whether he’s supporting his allies’ moves to amend the Constitution so he could run for a second term, officials of the…

At 84, biologist
still busy with work

Over the past 62 years, the scientist has been reporting for work in a small office named after him at Silliman University in Dumaguete City.…

Gilas gives Greece
a fight in close loss

Riding high after pushing Croatia to its limit, Gilas Pilipinas showed great resolve anew before falling to powerhouse Greece, 70-82, in Group B of the 2014 Fiba World Cup early Monday morning (Philippine time) in Seville, Spain.…

China environment
lawyer helps poor

He may be short in height, but 56-year-old Chinese lawyer Wang Canfa is a giant and the poor’s champion against unscrupulous businesses hurting them and the environment.…

Aquino-high court
standoff dangerous

President Aquino remains elusive about whether he would seek an extension of his single six-year term beyond 2016 as controversy smolders over the issue of constitutional change.…

PH troops repel
Syrian rebels

Forty Filipino peacekeepers are battling heavily armed Syrian rebels who are trying to overrun their United Nations encampment on the Golan Heights, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said on Saturday.…

Binay to get formal
Senate invite

Vice President Jejomar Binay will have his day in the Senate. An entire Senate investigation session will be reserved for Binay to respond to charges over the allegedly overpriced Makati parking building that began construction when he was the mayor,…

Why endorse
Jejomar Binay

What must they be thinking, those sisters of President Benigno Aquino III, endorsing Vice President Jejomar Binay for Liberal Party standard-bearer? Is he really their honest idea of the person best able to carry on the daang matuwid (righteous path)…

She turns forest
into ‘school for life’

Saur Marlina Manurung has taught countless members of Indonesia’s forest people how to read, write and count.…


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