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Bombing at Naia
Terminal 3 foiled

Four military reservists wanted to tell the Aquino administration that it should toughen up in the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea but they chose the wrong way to send the message to Malacañang—by…

Gilas tumbles
to 3rd straight loss

Gilas Pilipinas tumbled to its third straight loss in the Fiba World Cup after flubbing several golden chances to turn it around in a wild and wholly game against Argentina.…

Makati building just
‘average’–experts

The 11-story Makati City Hall Parking Building at the center of overpricing allegations is not world-class as it has gypsum boards for most of its internal walls and office floors covered with rolling vinyl, which is similar to linoleum, according…

Flights to Tacloban
airport suspended

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines is suspending all flights to the Tacloban airport, the main gateway to Leyte province, starting on Wednesday over “fast developing potholes” on the runway that airline operators said could damage their planes and…

Gov’t to sue
MRT 3 operator

The government is suing Metro Rail Transit Corp. for breach of obligation and is asking Congress for a P53-billion budget to take over MRT 3 to improve its service, transport officials said on Monday.…

Actor Mark Gil
passes away

Actor Mark Gil, Raphael John De Mesa Eigenmann in real life, passed away on Monday morning, the actor’s manager, June Rufino, confirmed. …

The road to Spain: ‘Playing scared’

Part 2 of INQUIRER.net's 12-step retelling of Gilas Pilipinas' 2013 campaign to qualify for Spain: Jordanians get physical.…

Senate enforces
Enrile suspension

The Senate on Monday implemented the 90-day preventive suspension order of the Sandiganbayan against detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, who has been charged with plunder in connection with the pork barrel scam.…

PH troops pull
‘greatest escape’

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold captive 44 Fijian troops.…

Palace execs take
on ‘MRT challenge’

They heard your call and are taking up the challenge. Government officials are braving long lines and cramped spaces to prove that they understand the situation of ordinary Filipino commuters.…

What’s behind
MRT-3’s problems

I’m sorry to say that the problems of the MRT-3 cannot be solved by government VIPs, including Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya and Sen. Grace Poe riding the train to see how commuters suffer before and during the trips. (They suffer…

Aquino asked
for final answer

Are you running or not? Just say yes or no. Tired of President Aquino’s nebulous answers to questions about whether he’s supporting his allies’ moves to amend the Constitution so he could run for a second term, officials of the…

At 84, biologist
still busy with work

Over the past 62 years, the scientist has been reporting for work in a small office named after him at Silliman University in Dumaguete City.…

Gilas gives Greece
a fight in close loss

Riding high after pushing Croatia to its limit, Gilas Pilipinas showed great resolve anew before falling to powerhouse Greece, 70-82, in Group B of the 2014 Fiba World Cup early Monday morning (Philippine time) in Seville, Spain.…

China environment
lawyer helps poor

He may be short in height, but 56-year-old Chinese lawyer Wang Canfa is a giant and the poor’s champion against unscrupulous businesses hurting them and the environment.…

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