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PH troops make
‘greatest escape‎’

Filipino peacekeepers attacked by Syrian rebels managed to escape safely several hours after seven hours of fighting, the military announced on Sunday. …

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.…

Why Manila’s high
society is in shock

The alleged involvement of a scion of two esteemed families in the murder of her husband has shocked Manila’s high society. …

Gilas loses
to Croats

A Gilas Pilipinas side terribly wanting in size but doggedly determined to prove that it belongs went down in its first Fiba World Cup game in almost four decades on Saturday afternoon but not after gaining a lot of respect…

Gilas Pilipinas more
confident now

Gilas Pilipinas and Andray Blatche drove one point very clear after just one game in the Fiba World Cup.…

Croatia survives
Gilas in overtime

It would not be a walk in the park in the first game as Croatia overcame a nail-biter against Gilas Pilipinas, 81-78, during their opener at the FIBA World Cup 2014 in Sevilla, Spain Saturday evening (Manila time).…

Palace sorry, but
not riding MRT

Malacañang apologized Saturday for the hardships suffered by MRT riders daily, ranging from the long queues and lack of trains to frequent outages, saying government officials did not have to ride the trains themselves to know the system was plagued…

Helpers’ cases vs
Claudine dismissed

The Marikina City prosecutors office dismissed Friday all criminal charges filed against actress Claudine Baretto by her former house helpers.…

Contingency plans
ready for soldiers

Amid its hope that the tension in Syria is reduced, the government maintained that it has contingency plans for the Filipino peacekeepers trapped in a standoff with Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Malacanang said Saturday.…

SC didn’t ask
for e-court budget

The Supreme Court did not ask for funds for its electronic courts (e-courts) for 2014 and 2015, Malacañang said Saturday.…

PH drug mule
nabbed in Malaysia

For a mere 5, 000 Malaysian Ringgit (70,000) a 39-year-old Filipina risked her life to be a drug mule.…

Sandigan upholds
Estrada suspension

Saying his suspension will not paralyze the Senate, the Sandiganbayan ordered Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to serve his 90-day suspension from the upper chamber brought about by his plunder case. …


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