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  • ‘Please help us’

    ‘Please help us’

    We seek for your help to attain justice. Please Mr. President, please help us.” A tearful Erica SJ Pabalinas, wife of Senior Inspector Ryan Pabalinas, appealed to President Aquino yesterday when she delivered her message during the necrological services…

  • Gov’t, MILF panels sign protocol on decomissioning of arms

    Unfazed by the withdrawal of support for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by some legislators, the Philippine government peace panel and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the protocol on the implementation of the decommissioning…

  • MB Job Fair opens in Cebu today

    The Manila Bulletin is holding the third leg of its Classifieds Job Fair today, Jan. 31, in SM City Trade Hall, Cebu City, with more than 15 companies expected to hire qualified applicants for various employment posts. Merchandise company…

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  • Aguilar to taxpayers: Pay correct taxes

    Las Piñas Mayor Vergel ‘Nene’ Aguilar reiterated his appeal to businessmen and property owners in the city to pay the correct and exact taxes stressing that no new or additional fees will be imposed with the extension of deadline…

  • 4 suspects fall in QC drug sting

    Police arrested four individuals including a woman who yielded 10 kilos of suspected shabu with a street value of P50 million during an anti-illegal drugs operation in Quezon City. Senior Superintendent Joel D. Pagdilao, Quezon City Police District (QCPD)…

  • CFC lines up 2015 activities

    Reaching out to those needing hope, love, and care, Couples for Christ (CFC) has embraced the theme “Love More” for the year 2015. “CFC’s Mission to the Poor represents the fullness of ,” the group said in a…

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  • ‘Desecration unforgivable’ — CCPO chief

    ‘Desecration unforgivable’ — CCPO chief

    Cebu City — Acting Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Director Senior Supt. Conrado Capa said the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) should not be forgiven for the reported desecration of bodies of the members of the Special Action Force…

  • Iloilo cops honor slain SAF

    Iloilo cops honor slain SAF

    Iloilo—Coinciding with the National Day of Mourning, the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO)  and the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) honored the 44 slain members of the Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Friday. Joined…

  • Six EV policemen among SAF44

    Palo, Leyte -  Six members of the Special Action Force (SAF) killed in the Maguindanao encounter were from Eastern Visayas, the Police Regional Office 8 (PRO 8) reported yesterday. Police Chief Superintendent Asher Dolina, PRO 8 regional director identified…

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  • Obama proposes ‘precision medicine ‘to end one-size-fits-all

    Obama proposes ‘precision medicine ‘to end one-size-fits-all

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday (January 3, 2015) called on Congress to approve spending in medical research that tailors treatment to an individual’s genes, moving away from one-size-fits-all care. Obama wants $215 million for what he’s calling…

  • N. Korea’s Kim slams ‘rabid dogs’ after Obama comments

    N. Korea’s Kim slams ‘rabid dogs’ after Obama comments

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Pyongyang would not sit idly by “with rabid dogs barking” about toppling its socialist system, in apparent reaction to comments by US President Barack Obama that the regime was doomed, state media reported…

  • Fiji nuclear payout closes ‘unfortunate chapter’

    Suva, Fiji — Fiji closed “an unfortunate chapter’’ on Friday with a compensation payout to soldiers exposed to radiation during British nuclear tests in the Pacific more than 56 years ago, the prime minister said. The payments ended decades…

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  • GMO mosquito plan sparks debate in Florida

    GMO mosquito plan sparks debate in Florida

    A British company’s plan to unleash hordes of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida to reduce the threat of dengue fever and other diseases has sparked an outcry from fearful residents. As of Friday, more than 145,000 people had signed…

  • Far from over

    Far from over

    Sixty-year-old Conchita Diaz has the habit of burning household garbage at least once a day, as she believes there is no other way of disposing of them. Since no one has ever taken the initiative to collect them, Diaz,…

  • Media help sustains Negros watershed

    Members of the media in Negros Occidental not only report the news, but also help preserve the environment. For four consecutive years, the Negros Press Club (NPC) has partnered with telecommunication giant Smart Communications Inc. in sustaining a watershed…

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  • Time’s up, tobacco!

    Time’s up, tobacco!

    If you think smoking is cool, you better think again. Studies show that nine out of 10 adult smokers today started as teens or younger. Tobacco companies intentionally target children as young as 13, because once hooked they could be their…

  • Lessons from a former teenage mom

    Lessons from a former teenage mom

    Some girls grow up to become beauty queens. Some girls become singers and actresses. Some girls become great leaders, serving the public. Some girls become authors and build their world around books and words. Some girls become heroes and save lives.…

  • A triumphant year for filipino students

    A triumphant year for filipino students

    Two thousand fourteen was a blazing year for young Filipino students as they conquered the international stage in various math and science competitions. These wizards, both in elementary and high school, won a staggering haul of 374 medals and awards consisting…

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  • Editorial: A time to weep

    Editorial: A time to weep

    Hundreds of police officers, many of them fellow graduates of the 44 Special Action Force commandos from the Philippine National Police Academy, marched in quiet sympathy to Camp Bagong Diwa yesterday, where necrological services were to be held for…

  • Information: St. John Bosco, ‘Father and Teacher of Youth’

    The feast day of St. John Bosco, popularly called Don (“father”) Bosco, the founder of the Salesian Society, is on January 31. He co-founded the Institute of the Daughters of Mary, Help of Christians, a congregation of nuns dedicated…

  • My precious PANTS

    To be honest, I don’t know where I should begin, simply because there’s just so much I want to say and share about this girl, and in so many ways too at that. Let me just start with a…

Off Beats More

  • Beard of Egypt’s King Tut hastily glued back on with epoxy

    Beard of Egypt’s King Tut hastily glued back on with epoxy

    CAIRO — The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo…

  • 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…