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  • ‘Nobody is untouchable’

    ‘Nobody is untouchable’

    Paris, France – “Nobody is untouchable in government.” President Aquino stressed this yesterday in a meeting with the Filipino community here as he renewed this commitment to hold accountable corrupt government officials. Highlighting a better Philippines under his watch,…

  • Binay refutes corruption raps, blasts shame campaign against his family

    Binay refutes corruption raps, blasts shame campaign against his family

    He came out and won’t go down without a fight. Under increasing pressure to refute corruption charges, beleaguered Vice President Jejomar C. Binay blasted political enemies yesterday for using the Senate floor to besmirch his reputation, and using discredited…

  • Hollande to visit PH next year; European business eyes PH market

    Paris, France – French President François Hollande is coming to the Philippines next year to champion climate change mitigation as well as strengthen trade and cultural exchanges. Hollande is particularly keen on promoting the French language and arts training…

Metro More

  • Whistleblower’s testimony elates Revilla camp

    The lawyer of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. yesterday thanked whistleblower Merlina Sunas for her testimony before the Sandiganbayan First Division where she admitted that she never personally saw the lawmaker receiving money for transactions related to the pork…

  • Miriam surprised she’s DAP recipient

    Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago yesterday denied she asked for Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds and was even surprised she was a recipient of the stimulus fund. “If any DAP releases were made to me, I did not ask for…

  • 26 beauties vying for Ms. World Philippines crown

    A television host, a deaf international model, professionals and students are among this year’s hopefuls in the Miss World Philippines beauty pageant. During the presentation at the Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque City last Wednesday, 26 official candidates…

Provincial More

  • Rare bead artifact found in Aklan

    Kalibo, Aklan — A rare bead artifact was found during a four-day archaeological digging inside two caves in Tiganon Hill here. National Museum Researcher Giovanni Bautista said the team found a piece of carnelian bead, which is a semi-precious…

  • LGUs cancel classes amid heavy rains

    LGUs cancel classes amid heavy rains

    Cebu City, Cebu — Heavy rains in Metro Cebu since Wednesday night have pushed the city governments of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu to order the suspension of classes yesterday. The continuous heavy downpour here has submerged parts of Metro…

  • Army takes sizable NPA camp in Iloilo

    Igbaras, Iloilo — A camp over 700 square meters in size by Communist Party of the Philippines armed group, New People’s Army (NPA) in Igbarras town, Iloilo was discovered and seized by Philippine Army soldiers here. Lieutenant Colonel Aldwine…

World More

  • Scotland votes – independence or remaining part of Britain?

    Edinburgh, Scotland – Scotland votes Thursday on whether to become independent from Britain in a referendum which has electrified the nation, dominating debate in homes and pubs from Edinburgh to the Highlands. While the outcome looks too close to…

  • Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS group

    Washington – Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State Wednesday, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists and warning: “Our reach is long.” After Obama spoke at MacDill…

  • Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House

    Washington – In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine’s fledgling government, President Barack Obama is to host Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the leader of the former Soviet republic speaks to a…

Environment More

  • Bishop urges faithful to support TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW

    Bishop urges faithful to support TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW

    Butuan City – The former president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) Most Rev. Juan De Dios Pueblos of the diocese of Butuan has called on the faithful to be ready and actively involved in the…

  • Wildlife keepers told to get permit

    Cebu City — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 has urged all wildlife keepers and owners to apply and acquire a wildlife farm permit (WFP) to legally obtain rights to possess wildlife species for exhibition and…

  • Dumping at Great Barrier Reef blocked

    Dumping at Great Barrier Reef blocked

    Brisbane, Australia — The government of Australia’s Queensland state approved a plan recently that will prevent 3 million cubic meters (106 million cubic feet) of seabed mud from being dumped in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The state-owned…

SCU More

  • Young lawmakers

    Young lawmakers

    Anti-Selfie Bill? Puhlease! Anti-Koreanovela Bill? Srsly?! These are probably the silliest, most ridiculous bills that were recently proposed by local lawmakers. Sometimes they make us think why they’re even in the position to lead us. They overthink small issues…

  • Inside the Mind of a Teenager

    Inside the Mind of a Teenager

    Being a teenager is all about growing up and learning new experiences. Justin Timberlake once said, “My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be. Everybody has their own path. It’s laid out for you. It’s just…

  • Get ready for the future at Teen Week

    Recognizing the teen years as a crucial time in personal development, in 2013, Unilever drew strengths from its top brands and brought Filipino teens #TeenWeekPH, a youth development program aimed at powering up one million future-ready teens. The program…

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  • Editorial: Roadblocks on the road to peace

    One of the criticisms directed at the negotiations for the Bangsamoro agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was the absence of the leaders of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF). The government negotiators…

  • Lifestyle check vs cops with monkey business

    Policemen engaged in illegal business activities better shape up. No more monkey business for cops, higher authorities warn. *** Members of the Philippine National Police who are suspected of enriching themselves or wallowing in illegal activities will be jointly…

  • The noble profession of teaching

    I never thought of myself as a hero in the same sense that my grandfather, Miguel Malvar, the last general to surrender to the Americans in the Fil-American War, was a hero. It is possible, however, that a few…

Off Beats More

  • Great Dane’s upset stomach yields 43 ½ socks

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate. X-rays showed a stomach full of foreign material. After nearly…

  • Ice sales soar on bucket challenge

    Ice sales soar on bucket challenge

    The Ice Bucket Challenge has become a global internet phenomenon, raising millions for charity and boosting sales of ice – one company says it’s seen a 20 percent increase. The craze which started in the US has spread around…

  • Celebrities in ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ to fight disease

    Celebrities in ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ to fight disease

    Steven Spielberg, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates are among many celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads and donating to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease, in a fundraising effort that has gone viral. Since June, several thousand people…