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Grace Poe’s
MRT ride

A defective ticket machine and escalator, not to mention the usual long queue, greeted Senator Grace Poe when she rode for the first time the Metro Rail Transit 3 during the Friday morning rush hour.…

Citizen Grace Poe
takes MRT ride

Without too much media fanfare, Senator Grace Poe on Friday braved the kilometric lines at the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) North Avenue station and rode until the last station to experience what MRT commuters are going through everyday.…

PH peacekeepers
won’t surrender

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Friday that the 75, not 81 as reported, Filipino peacekeepers in an ongoing standoff with Syrian rebels in Golan Heights would remain in their position and won’t surrender their weapons to the…

PH peacekeepers
in standoff ‘safe’

Eighty-one UN peacekeepers from the Philippines who are locked in a standoff with Syrian rebels “are doing fine” while negotiations are ongoing for their release, the Philippine military said on Friday morning.…

Jolie-Pitt wedding
a ‘family affair’

Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tied the knot after nine years together at a secret wedding in the south of France described as a "family affair" with their six children.…

Rain in metro, parts
of PH‎ due to LPA

A low pressure area will bring rain to most parts of the country on Friday, the state weather bureau said. The LPA was last observed 110 kilometers south of Coron in Palawan, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services…

Philippine economy
rebounds: 6.4%

Economic growth was faster than expected in the second quarter, driven by the strong manufacturing sector, putting the country back on track to meeting state targets.…

Sereno: SC is an
independent court

Ranged against a President seemingly threatened by the power of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno reaffirmed the oath she took two years ago: The court’s loyalty lies in the Constitution and it will uphold its independence no…

‘New evidence’
vs Bolante et al.

Not so fast. Former Agriculture Secretary Luis “Cito” Lorenzo, his former Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante and their coaccused in the P723-million fertilizer fund scam cannot celebrate yet because the Sandiganbayan has not dismissed the case, contrary to reports on Wednesday.…

Binay ‘ready
to campaign, win’

The new spokesman of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday said he had been helping with preparations for the latter’s 2016 presidential run for almost two years now and the campaign would be something to reckon with.…

Pitt, Jolie
are married

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. …

Bishops to block
Islamic State group

Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, have vowed to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.…

Aquino: ‘I’m no
masochist but . . .’

President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday vacillated on the issue of presidential term extension, saying the people should settle the issue while making known his openness to extending his six-year term, which ends in 2016. …

Gilas Pilipinas all
set for World Cup

And with the final roster trimmed down to the official 12, the Smart-Gilas Pilipinas is set to embark on an epic battle in the 2014 Fiba World Cup. …

Sy still
PH’s richest

Forbes magazine on Thursday released the list of the 50 richest Filipinos for 2014.…


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