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MRT won’t resume
operations today

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) will no longer resume its train operations Saturday. Metro Rail Transit (MRT) spokesman Hernando Cabrera said this was due to the ongoing repair of the communications system of the MRT.…

Filipino priest opts
to stay in Africa

Another Filipino missionary has decided to stay in Sierra Leone despite the Ebola outbreak in West Africa although he admitted being scared and at one point considered coming home to the Philippines to avoid being infected with the deadly virus.…

PH hunts suspects
in ‘sextortion’ ring

Police arrested eight suspects and are hunting more in connection with an Internet extortion racket that has victimized hundreds of people in Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau, an official said Saturday.…

Carpark row bigger
than ‘pork’ scam

The alleged overprice Makati parking building is “bigger than the scandalous pork barrel scam,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Saturday.…

Mariah Carey,
hubby split up?

Singer Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon are living separately, Cannon himself said in an interview. “There is trouble in paradise. We have been living in separate houses for a few months,” Cannon told Yahoo’s The Insider.…

PH peace troops
to leave Liberia

The Philippines will pull out its troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia due to health and security threats, the Department of National Defense said on Saturday.…

NFA’s P1-B
deal probed

Former National Food Authority Administrator (NFA) Orlan Calayag and his special assistant, Dennis Guerrero, have been placed under investigation for allegedly granting a P1.08-billion rice cargo-handling contract to a trucking company without a bidding being conducted.…

‘Risky’ Chinese
jet intercept

The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a US Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace. …

Return P345-M
pork to the state

The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered detained Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile and his former chief of staff, lawyer Gigi Reyes, to return to the state P345 million of his pork barrel allotments that allegedly went to the dummy foundations…

Armed woman out
‘to scare’ Aquino

Flora Pineda said she could no longer bear seeing the suffering of so many poor Filipinos so she went to Malacañang on Friday afternoon packing a semiautomatic pistol to force President Benigno Aquino III to step down. …

‘Sari-sari’ store
‘supplied’ P500M

How was a company whose business address was that of a small sari-sari (variety) store in an impoverished community able to supply the government with farm inputs worth more than P500 million?…

Pope on the road
to Metro Manila

Pope Francis in a jeepney during his visit to the country in January? Well, why not?…

On this rock stands
PH suit vs China

Itu Aba, the “rock” that is the biggest land feature in the disputed Spratlys archipelago is really essential to the country’s arbitration case before the United Nations tribunal, according to Filipino experts on international maritime law. …

Napoles NGOs got
P345M from Enrile

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile allegedly endorsed P345 million of his Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) to bogus foundations linked to supposed mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles, a state auditor said on Friday.…

6M signatures
set vs ‘pork’

A sign-up drive for the People’s Initiative against the pork barrel system will highlight the first anniversary of the Million People March at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday.…

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