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Aquino heads for Boston

President Benigno Aquino III ended his weeklong European trip on Saturday convinced that he had gathered enough support behind the Philippines’ call for a peaceful resolution of conflicts in the South China Sea, particularly through international arbitration. …

‘If I knew him, I’d want to kill him’

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has said he would like to kill whoever is behind the movement to make him run for President in the 2016 elections, saying he would rather die early than enter Malacañang.…

Storm ‘Mario’lashes Taiwan

Tropical storm Fung-Wong, which left 10 dead in the Philippines, on Sunday pounded Taiwan with torrential downpours and strong winds, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights and ferry services.…

I must write to let young people know

As I begin this narrative, I must confess the fear and trepidation creeping through me again. …

‘San Juanico Bridge’ and other tortures

In April 1977, martial law enforcers of dictator Ferdinand Marcos arrested Trinidad Herrera, an internationally known community leader from Manila’s Tondo district, and tortured her.…

Identity crisis spawns 2 books

Candy Gourlay was going through an identity crisis of sorts. …

Aquino to deliver 4 speeches in 3 days

Four speeches in three days, a pizzeria meeting with a Kennedy and coming home to Boston are some of the highlights of the four-day visit of President Benigno Aquino III to the United States, which officially starts on Sunday afternoon,…

Storms cause P1.14B damage

Typhoon “Luis” and Tropical Storm “Mario” together exacted a heavy toll on farms amounting to P1.14 billion so far, based on an initial assessment by the Department of Agriculture (DA).…

Tropical Storm ‘Mario’ leaves 7 dead, 6 injured, 1 missing

At least five people were confirmed dead during the onslaught of tropical storm “Mario” (international codename: Fung-wong) the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Saturday.…

Mindanao quakes damage 50 houses

A swarm of earthquakes struck Central Mindanao on Saturday, with the strongest one at noon knocking down at least 15 houses and damaging more than three dozen other structures in the town of Makilala in North Cotabato, officials said.…

NU escapes UE for Final Four berth

Alfred Aroga made the game-winning free throws as National University ended University of the East's Cinderella run with a 51-49 squeaker to clinch the last Final Four berth in the UAAP Season 77 men's basketball tournament Saturday at the before…

Ilocos in state of calamity

The province of Ilocos Norte was placed under the state of calamity on Saturday afternoon after heavy rains and strong winds brought by Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong) destroyed more than P21 million worth of goods, agricultural and fishery…

Magma movement stops but Mayon still restive–Phivolcs

The rise of magma in Mayon Volcano appears to have stopped temporarily, but this does not mean the volcano has calmed down, a volcanologist said here Saturday.…

DPWH says sorry,floods will be back

The flash floods that shut down Metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces on Friday will keep recurring until the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) can finish clearing the waterways, upgrading the pumping stations and unclogging the roadside drains in…

Eruption threatstays on Mt. Mayon

Volcanic activities have slowed down on Mt. Mayon but the possibility of a hazardous eruption remained, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).…

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