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Filipinos join
HK protests

It’s a “teaching moment.” Armed with cameras and sporting yellow ribbons, a group of Filipinos who are permanent residents of Hong Kong on Wednesday joined the “Umbrella Revolution,” which has paralyzed busiest parts of the city since Saturday.…

Purisima has
moral ascendancy

Malacañang on Wednesday came to Director General Alan Purisima’s defense, describing his Senate testimony as “truthful” and saying he still had the “moral ascendancy” over the Philippine National Police despite allegations of corruption.…

Lifting of truck ban
lifts ports efficiency

The Cabinet Cluster on Port Congestion (CCPC) said that efficiency at the Port of Manila has increased two weeks after the city of Manila lifted its controversial truck ban.…

MRT, DOTC execs
blame each other

A shareholder in Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Holdings II on Wednesday blamed the government’s failure to renew the original maintenance contractor for the current MRT 3 woes.…

Aquino hits UN’s
mission ‘impossible’

President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday criticized the United Nations for refusing to better arm Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, saying this made their mission "impossible." …

FEU nips La Salle
to earn finals berth

The Far Eastern University Tamaraws dethroned the La Salle Green Archers, 67-64, and earned the right to face the National University Bulldogs in the Finals of the UAAP 77 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday. …

NU back in Finals
after 44 years

Fourth-seed National University knocked off No. 1 Ateneo, 65-63, to barge into the Finals for the first time in 44 years in the UAAP Season 77 men's basketball tournament Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. …

Heavy rains, floods
hit Metro Manila

Heavy rains caused floods in parts of Metro Manila on Wednesday afternoon. …

Countries warned
vs meddling in HK

China warned against other countries that have expressed support for the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests to stay out of "China's internal affairs."…

Junjun Binay ready
to face arrest

Prepared to face arrest, Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay will again defy the subpoena issued by the Senate blue ribbon sub-committee for him to attend the hearing on Thursday…

Alyzza: SK chair,
student, hates ‘fat’

Model Alyzza Agustin came under fire after a post on her Facebook account made rounds on the social media stating that she was let off the hook for a traffic violation using a business card allegedly signed by Philippine National…

PH bags first gold
in Asian games

The long wait is over. The Philippines finally won on Wednesday its first gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea courtesy of BMX rider Daniel Caluag.…

Japan visa process
eased for Filipinos

Japan has begun the "substantial relaxation" of visa requirements for Filipinos as well as citizens of Indonesia and Vietnam, the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines announced Tuesday.…

‘Business card’
model apologizes

Alyzza Agustin, the model who came under fire after she had used the alleged business card of Philippine National Police Directorate for Plans Alexander Ignacio to dodge a traffic violation, apologized for the incident Tuesday night using her Facebook account.…

PNP exec denies
link with model

The police official who is in hot water over the viral post of Alyzza Agustin denied knowing the sexy model and disowned the business card she showed off online. …

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