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  • PNoy open to Senate dialogue on BBL

    President Aquino is willing to hold a dialogue with senators to thresh out concerns on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in the wake of a possible clash between the Senate version and the allegedly constitutionally infirm measure approved…

  • Manila Bulletin job fair opens today

    Thousands of vacancies await jobseekers at the SM North EDSA Sky Dome today for the eighth leg of the Manila Bulletin Classifieds Job Fair 2015 with openings in the BPO/KPO, real estate, sales, hotel, engineering, accounting, manufacturing, nursing, automotive,…

  • AMLC: More than P200M transferred from 2 NGOs to Napoles firms

    More than P200 million were transferred from the bank accounts of two non-government organizations (NGOs) to the bank accounts of “pork barrel” scam brains Janet Lim Napoles from 2009 to 2011. This was revealed by an investigator of the…

Metro More

  • LTO suspends no plate, no travel policy

    LTO suspends no plate, no travel policy

    After a series of hearings conducted at the Senate, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has finally yielded to public calls to suspend its “no plate, no travel policy.”  Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said he welcomes the agency’s…

  • Politicians in ‘premature’ TV ads slammed

    A former head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) lamented the lack of delicadeza of political leaders and government officials who have already appeared in television advertisements way before the May 2016 elections. “Don’t they have…

  • DOST launches P54-M textile production, development center

    The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is stepping up its support for the local fabrics industry with the launching yesterday of its P54 million Innovation Center for Yarns and Textiles (ICYT). ICYT is housed at DOST’s Philippine Textile…

Provincial More

  • Drought-hit city rush water relief measures

    Cebu City — While the Cebu provincial government is being urged to build dams to address an impending water crisis, city officials have gone a step ahead by announcing that it will start building mini-dams in all mountain barangays…

  • Heat taking its toll on prawn farming

    Binmaley, Pangasinan — Hot temperatures are taking its toll on prawns, forcing producers to implement force-harvesting since the middle of April in order to prevent the prawns from dying. “The heat is intense and it has affected the growing…

  • Civilians not arming for BBL – Gov. Mendoza

    Kidapawan City – Cotabato Governor Lala Mendoza vehemently denied reports yesterday that a group of civilians has started arming themselves in anticipation of the passage and implementation of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). “The report is not true and…

World More

  • Fire at China nursing home kills 38

    Beijing, China | AFP | Tuesday – A fire at a nursing home in central China left at least 38 people dead, officials said Tuesday, with bodies burned beyond recognition and wheelchairs reduced to charred frames. The fire broke out on Monday evening in an…

  • China executes patient who killed doctor over nose operation

    China executes patient who killed doctor over nose operation

      China on Monday executed a man who stabbed a doctor to death over what he considered a botched nose operation, media reported, in a case that spotlighted the country’s overburdened health system. Lian Enqing was sentenced to death…

  • Thai PM deploys carrier to act as migrant processing centre

    Thai PM deploys carrier to act as migrant processing centre

    Thailand has deployed a helicopter carrier in its waters to serve as a temporary medical and processing centre for migrants found adrift, its prime minister said Monday. The move came as the United States offered to launch reconnaissance flights…

Environment More

  • Pinoy invention saves Boracay from embarrassment in APEC meet

    Pinoy invention saves Boracay from embarrassment in APEC meet

    BORACAY ISLAND, Malay, Aklan – Now it can be told. A Filipino invention endorsed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has saved this world-famous tourist destination from embarrassment at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meet. Since…

  • US black bear could move off threatened-species list

    US black bear could move off threatened-species list

      BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — Officials say it’s time to get the animal that inspired teddy bears off the list of protected species. The Louisiana black bear population, once down to fewer than 100, has recovered, and the…

  • Rise in heat tied to emissions

    Rise in heat tied to emissions

    The moderate global warming that has occurred as a result of human emissions has quadrupled the frequency of certain heat extremes since the Industrial Revolution, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that a failure to bring greenhouse gases under…

SCU More

  • Batch 2015’s brightest

    Batch 2015’s brightest

      Interviews by SARA GRACE C. FOJAS and A. GARCIA • Images by MARK JOHN MARCAIDA • Shot on location at The Collective Manila They are young, energetic, and full of fresh ideas. They are ready for the world! Weeks after…

  • Youth to the rescue

    Youth to the rescue

    Phone in hand, mouse on the other, eyes on the screen, while the television runs in the background, with chips and soda on the side. A typical scenario of a lazy teenager trying to pass time and kill boredom. What else…

  • Leading the blind

    Leading the blind

    Today, I thank the Lord for the gift of experience. I am an on-the-job trainee at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. I am currently finishing my degree on Art Management at the Ateneo de Manila University. While my peers went…

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  • Editorial: Best to be prepared for an earthquake in Metro Manila

    Editorial: Best to be prepared for an earthquake in Metro Manila

    We definitely have an earthquake zone going right through Metro Manila. It follows a 100-kilometer West Valley Fault line that starts in Bulacan in the north, through Marikina and Quezon Cities, then Mandaluyong, Pasig, Makati, Taguig, and Muntinlupa Cities,…

  • Judgement of justice

    Deuteronomy 10:12-22 ensures that orphans and widows receive justice (v.18). An acquaintance of mine, who is highly intelligent and has a philosophical leaning, also carries antipathy toward God and religion. He enjoys being provocative, recently quoting the second-century…

  • Social unrest: Obama moves to demilitarize US cops

    Washington, DC, United States — President Barack Obama plans to bar police from using tracked armored vehicles, bayonets, grenade launchers, and large-caliber firearms, in response to accusations that US law enforcement has become too militarized. After controversy over the…

Off Beats More

  • Photo of a homeless boy with his dog goes viral

    Photo of a homeless boy with his dog goes viral

    A photo of an alleged homeless boy sleeping with his dog touched the hearts of netizens. The original photo was posted on Gen Pilar’s Facebook page, with the caption, “A dog doesn’t care if you are rich or poor.…

  • Netizens rage over photo of baby in a dog leash

    Netizens rage over photo of baby in a dog leash

    A photo of a baby tied in a dog leash fired up the emotions of netizens. In the original photo posted on Ayra Dela Cruz Francisco’s Facebook page, she bragged about her baby being tied in the neck like…

  • VIDEO: Nae Nae dance craze goes viral on social media

    VIDEO: Nae Nae dance craze goes viral on social media

    Netizens can’t get enough of “Nae Nae, Whip”, the latest dance craze spreading across social media. People recorded videos of their version and shared it through Facebook and Youtube. The “nae nae” and the “whip” are two different dance…