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  • Ex-Enrile aide back

    Ex-Enrile aide back

    Manila, Philippines — Lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and one of the accused in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, arrived early yesterday morning from the United States. Why she returned…
  • Another OFW with MERS virus?

    Another OFW with MERS virus?

    Manila, Philippines — The Northern Police District (NPD) is now tracking down a male overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who had just arrived from the Middle East after reports circulated that he is afflicted with the deadly Middle East Respiratory…
  • ‘Be good stewards of health’ – CBCP

    ‘Be good stewards of health’ – CBCP

    As Christendom celebrates the Lord’s resurrection today, Easter Sunday, the Catholic faithful were urged to “be good stewards of health” by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines in a Pastoral Letter that focused on what could appear as…

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  • PH, Korea act to prevent sham marriages

    PH, Korea act to prevent sham marriages

    Teresa, 18, married a 33-year-old Korean man six days after meeting him in the Philippines in 2011. There was no courtship. She met him through online chat arranged by a marriage broker–a fellow Filipina who was married to a…
  • Estrada wants Manila’s old glory back

    Estrada wants Manila’s old glory back

    Manila, Philippines — An enamored street toughie, a vendor, a driver, a gangster – he’s done it all in his long career as an actor. His claim for sharing a kindred spirit with the masses stems from his portrayal…
  • What’s MERS-CoV?

    The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), several other countries in the Middle East have been affected by this new virus since March, 2012. These…

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  • Establishment of Region-12 hospital advocated

    Koronadal City – Lawmakers from the Soccsksargen (South Cotabato-Cotabato-Sultan Kudarat-Sarangani-General Santos City) Region sought the establishment of a regional health hospital that will provide free health services for indigent patients across the area. South Cotabato 1st District Rep. Ferdinand…
  • Empowerment venture benefits Lanao Sur out-of-school youth

    Cotabato City – The National Youth Commission (NYC) has included Lanao del Sur among the selected provinces participating in a country-wide program that seeks to reintegrate the out-of-school youths (OSYs) to both formal and informal educations, and provide them…
  • Philippine hawk eagle turned over to DENR-8

    Catbalogan City, Samar — A captured Philippine hawk eagle was turned over by the military to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ office in Region VIII (DENR-8), a military report here said. Maj. Gen. Jet B. Velarmino, commanding…

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  • Sunken Korea ferry relatives give DNA swabs to help identify dead

    Sunken Korea ferry relatives give DNA swabs to help identify dead

    Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies…
  • In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for Easter

    The sound of battles echoes from the outskirts of the capital as Christians in Damascus celebrated the Easter weekend, briefly ignoring the conflict for the yearly ritual. At the gates of Saint George Syrian Orthodox Church – just a…
  • Ukraine calls ‘Easter truce’ as separatists hold firm

    The Ukrainian government said it will not attack pro-Russian separatists over the Easter weekend as its U.S. ally threatened Moscow with new sanctions if it fails to persuade the militants to surrender. The Kremlin denies having control over gunmen…

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  • DENR allocates P35.4M for mangrove rehab

    DAANBANTAYAN, Cebu-  The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 is set to allocate P35.4 million for the rehabilitation and recovery program of disaster stricken areas in Central Visayas. The 2014 Work and Financial Plan for the rehabilitation…
  • Army turns over rare Philippine eagle

    The Philippine Army has turned over to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) a rare Philippine hawk eagle rescued by soldiers in Samar. Capt. Amado Gutierrez, the 8th Infantry Division (8ID) spokesman, said the eagle was estimated…
  • P588-M agri produce damaged by drought

    BAGUIO CITY – More than half a billion pesos worth of agricultural produce, specifically corn, were damaged by drought in Kalinga, Mt.Province and Ifugao. The damage began in November 2013 to March 2014 due to the rise in temperature.…

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  • Ruins and renewal

    Ruins and renewal

          “Restoration is resuscitation but it respects the original.When you resuscitate a building, you use the old technology or materials. In reconstruction,you still respect the old kasi kailangan may historical continuity. ”       On the…
  • Intel rolls out rebuilding program for damaged school in Leyte

    Intel rolls out rebuilding program for damaged school in Leyte

    In line with its commitment to improve education, Intel Foundation together with its employees worldwide, recently announced ongoing efforts to rebuild the Sto. Niño Elementary School in Tanauan, Leyte, which was damaged by Typhoon Yolanda. Intel has partnered with…
  • Total transformation

    Total transformation

    Other people who have gone through the same struggle may hesitate to share their life story with anyone, especially with strangers, despite leading reformed lives. But for young entrepreneur Diego Buenaflor, any opportunity to inspire people with his lessons…

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  • Today let us celebrate life

    Many of us take for granted our ability to breathe.  Each breath is a measured gift from God.  But we rarely appreciate that we breathe 18 times a minute, 1,080 times an hour, 25,920 times a day. And believe…
  • Editorial: A happy Easter to all!

    Easter, the most important event to Christians and the principal feast of the Ecclesiastical year in the Catholic Church is a celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, an affirmation of faith and belief in the Risen Lord. Worldwide,…
  • A tragedy worse than crucifixion

    A tragedy worse than crucifixion

    This week we celebrated the anniversary of our Lord Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and today we rejoice in His resurrection which happened almost 20 centuries ago. Catholics know from their doctrines that there are three divine persons in one God.…

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  • A blessed Easter to all

    A blessed Easter to all

    By Benigno S. Aquino III President   I join the staff of the Manila Bulletin and its sister publications, Tempo and Balita, in greeting our fellow Filipinos a blessed Easter. We rejoice for the Almighty’s gift of hope and…
  • To love and be of service to one another

    To love and be of service to one another

    By: Jejomar C. Binay Vice President    I join all Christians in the observance of Easter and in the celebration of Jesus Christ’s triumph over death. Christ’s resurrection is an affirmation that he indeed is the Son of God,…
  • Time for change, redemption, and salvation

    Time for change, redemption, and salvation

    By Franklin M. Drilon, Senate President   Today, I join all Christians in celebrating Easter. As we leave the sorrow of Lent and witness Christ’s resurrection from the dead, we now find strength and rejoice in God’s message of…