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  • Gov’t, MILF meet today in Malaysia

    The peace panels of the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are scheduled to meet starting today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss issues on normalization, a reliable source told Manila Bulletin yesterday. The source said the…

  • Chinese envoy says US ‘escalating’ situation in disputed waters

    New York — China’s ambassador to the US warned Washington against “anti-China” alliances and a “Cold War mentality” as Beijing continued to ramp up its objections to US military activity in the South China Sea before a weekend meeting…

  • Ruby received commissions from Malampaya, PDAF – Luy

    State witness Ruby Tuason also got a piece of the Malampaya fund pie, whistleblower Benhur Luy told justices of the Third Division of the Sandiganbayan  yesterday at the resumption of the bail hearing of “pork barrel” scam brains Janet…

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  • CA tackles Garin appointment Wednesday

    The bicameral Commission on Appointments (CA) begin on Wednesday its hearings to determine the fitness of presidential appointees, led by Health Secretary Janette L. Garin, to merit their appointments in government service. The schedule for three CA committees to…

  • Poe signs draft report vs Binay; VP saddened

    Senator Grace Poe Llamanzares yesterday confirmed she signed the draft Senate committee report recommending the filing of plunder charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay. In a text message to reporters, Poe said she found the evidence produced against Binay…

  • Agencies start work on Justice Info System

    Government agencies, led by the Department of Justice (DOJ), have inked an agreement that would lead to a unified National Justice Information System (NJIS). DOJ Assistant Secretary Geronimo Sy said 16 agencies had agreed to sign a memorandum of…

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  • Angat Dam water shut-off seen to delay harvest, damage crops

    Angat Dam water shut-off seen to delay harvest, damage crops

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga –The planned shut-off of water supply from Angat Dam to service some 27, 000 farmlands in Pampanga and Bulacan is seen to delay harvest or, worse, damage the crops. Farmers say their anticipated harvest from…

  • USS Shiloh crew allowed to ‘briefly’ experience Pinoy culture

    USS Shiloh crew allowed to ‘briefly’ experience Pinoy culture

    The United States Pacific Command has eased liberty restrictions on US troops in the Philippines. With the lifting of the liberty ban effective May 29, sailors of USS Shiloh (which is currently docked in Subic Bay) are allowed to…

  • Balanga’s tobacco control drive lauded

    Balanga’s tobacco control drive lauded

    Balanga City, Bataan — “Whether big or small, we hope other cities in the Southeast Asian Region can follow your example, and learn from Balanga City’s experience.” This was the message of Director Bungon Rithiphakdee of the Southeast Asia…

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  • Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears

    Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears

    The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left scientists scrambling for answers and conservationists worried about the animal’s future. Over 120,000 rare saiga antelopes — more than…

  • Catanduanes to expand watershed area

    Catanduanes to expand watershed area

    Virac, Catanduanes – What could be the smallest province in terms of land area may turn out to host the biggest protected area in the entire Bicol region. This, as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) seeks…

  • E-trikes share limelight at APEC meet in Boracay

    E-trikes share limelight at APEC meet in Boracay

    As the issue of climate change gain momentum on the world stage, zero-emission electric trikes (e-trikes) shared the limelight at this year’s summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) hosted by the Philippines. At the Ministerial Meeting held…

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  • Bizarro roommate

    When you get to college, they tell you a lot of things: “These are going to be the best years of your life,” “You’re really going to bloom,” “You’ll really find yourself.” You get the point. Despite all these…

  • Dress up your dorm

    Dress up your dorm

    Bunk beds in a room with plain white walls, an old rickety wooden cabinet (or plastic drawers), and Monobloc tables and chairs. Prison cell? No, your typical dorm room setup. Dorm rooms need not be boring! Remember, this is…

  • 8 things to look for in a college dorm

    8 things to look for in a college dorm

    There’s no experience quite like living in a college dorm. Some even say that the college experience is incomplete without it. The independence you have after leaving the nest, living on your own, and taking responsibility for your own…

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  • Editorial: Premature campaigning

    Editorial: Premature campaigning

    The idea of banning “premature campaigning” in elections was conceived in an effort to level the playing field between rich and not-so-rich candidates. One with considerable resources could very easily get his picture placed on tarpaulins and posters and…

  • recognition: Strengthening Philippine climate adaptation

    The Philippines has received recognition for its strong climate change policies and legislations. The country is on the right track in the mainstreaming of climate change, because it looks at issues from national agencies down to local government units,…

  • If you want Qatar state contracts, give us flight slots, says airline CEO

    Amsterdam– In handing out lucrative public procurement contracts, Qatar is likely to favor countries whose airports grant take-off and landing slots to state-owned Qatar Airways, its chief executive officer (CEO) said on Tuesday. The remarks by Akbar al-Baker, in…

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  • VIDEO: Dog guarding master’s bike and riding it goes viral

    VIDEO: Dog guarding master’s bike and riding it goes viral

    For centuries, dogs have been considered as man’s best friend. They are friendly, loyal and most of all, loving. They are smart and are capable of “responsibilities” such as guarding our homes, guiding the blind and protecting our loved…

  • VIDEO: Homeless boy on the viral Facebook post identified

    VIDEO: Homeless boy on the viral Facebook post identified

    After the viral social media post about the homeless boy sleeping on the sidewalk with his dog, a number of netizens expressed their desire to help and wanted to get the information about the child’s identity. The boy was…

  • 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.…