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OFWs caught
in crossfire

The Libyan labor ministry has eased the evacuation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the war-torn country by waiving exit visas, but health authorities warned of a “total collapse” of Libya’s healthcare system if hospital staff, mostly Filipinos, are pushed…

7 OFWs from Africa
checked daily

Health authorities are closely monitoring the condition of seven of 15 Filipino migrant workers who returned last month from Sierra Leone, in West Africa, where an Ebola outbreak has killed more than 700 people. …

The silent majority
believes in you

On the fifth death anniversary of former President Corazon Aquino on Friday, her youngest daughter Kris Aquino turned emotional as she asked for support and prayers for President Benigno Aquino III who, the celebrity host said, was “doing a good…

Binay, other execs’
ratings drop

It turns out President Benigno Aquino III is not alone in suffering a serious decline in public approval. …

8,000 pages,
8 volumes

Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson on Friday submitted to President Benigno Aquino III an 8,000-page, eight-volume master plan for the rehabilitation of provinces hardest hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November last year.…

Be a millionaire
with rubber bands

For millions of schoolchildren, they are the must have fashion accessory of the moment. Footballer David Beckham and Britain’s Prince William have sported them. Even Pope Francis has been photographed wearing a few. …

7 OFWs under
watch for Ebola

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday said it is closely monitoring seven out of 15 overseas Filipino workers who had returned to the country from Sierra Leone for any symptoms of Ebola virus infection which had killed hundreds in…

Kris Aquino: Her brother’s keeper

Wonder why Kris Aquino consistently wears yellow on television lately? That’s to counter some media outfits’ biases against her brother, President Benigno Aquino III. …

Iverson crosses
over to PH in Nov

He will be the answer that charity brings. National Basketball Association icon Allen Iverson is set to cross over to the country to put on some "inspiring" hoops action, according to his manager in a phone patch interview Friday. …

Lapid: I didn’t
violate any law

Senator Lito Lapid on Friday insisted he was innocent of the graft charges filed against him in connection with the purchase of alleged overpriced fertilizers when he was still governor of Pampanga, saying he has not violated any law.…

Aquino gets P170B
‘Yolanda’ plan

Eight months after “Yolanda” ravaged the country, President Benigno Aquino III finally has received a copy of the masterplan for the rehabilitation of areas hit by the world’s strongest typhoon to make landfall. …

Paolo Bediones
bares blackmail

News anchor and television host Paolo Bediones has brought to police evidence of an alleged blackmail attempt over a sex video showing him and a female partner, a day after he filed a formal complaint before the Anti-Cybercrime Group in…

PH caregiver found
dead in ward’s flat

A 44-year-old ticketing officer made a chilling discovery when she found her mother’s Filipino caregiver dead in the storeroom of her family’s flat along Jalan Choo Cheng Kay in Kampung Attap.…

Aquino, sisters
remember mom

President Benigno Aquino III and three of his sisters attended a mass at the Manila Memorial Park in Sucat, Paranaque to commemorate the fifth death anniversary of their mother and former president Corazon C. Aquino, according to accounts on Twitter.…

Lapid found liable
in fertilizer scam

The Office of the Ombudsman has approved the filing of graft charges against Sen. Lito Lapid in connection with the overpricing of 3,880 liters of liquid fertilizer bought by the provincial government in 2004 when he was governor of Pampanga…


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