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NPC to meet other 2016 presidential candidates

Sen. Grace Poe may have failed to lock a commitment for support from the second most influential political party in the country for a possible presidential bid in 2016.  Read More »

Ex-cop held for partner’s slay

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – A retired policeman, tagged in the gunslaying of his live-in partner in Caloocan City, was arrested Saturday in Barangay Tanza, this city.  Read More »

US astronaut sees people in Mars by 2040

MOSCOW – A Martian settlement could be a reality by 2040, according to Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second human to walk on the moon. The space enthusiast has a plan to use the Red Planet’s moons as extraterrestrial pit stops, making it easier to establish a Mars colony.  Read More »

Ensure that this will not be an election budget

Congress is now scrutinizing the proposed national budget for 2016 submitted by President Aquino after he delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last month. It is full of unitemized lump sums, according to former Senator Panfilo Lacson – about P424 billion in all – raising suspicions that they are hiding special projects of senators and congressmen who used to get the money... 

Malaysians rally for PM’s resignation

KUALA LUMPUR – Thousands gathered for a second day of protests yesterday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a multi-million dollar financial scandal, their spirits lifted by unexpected support from Malaysia’s longest-serving leader.  Read More »

PAGASA sees rains

Light to moderate rains over Luzon will prevail today due to a low-pressure area east of the country, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said yesterday. Incoming search terms:camarines norte news (2) Read More »

3 Al-Jazeera journalists convicted

CAIRO – An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for broadcasting “false news,” sparking an international outcry and underlining how authorities are trampling over free speech just over a year into general-turned-politician Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s presidency.  Read More »

Thai police hunt more Bangkok bombers

BANGKOK – Police probing Thailand’s deadliest bombing widened their net in the search for more suspects yesterday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials were found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block.  Read More »

The rejection at Nazareth

Gospel Reading: Lk 4:16-30 Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had grown up, and went according to his custom into the synagogue on the Sabbath day. He stood up to read and was handed a scroll of the prophet Isaiah. He unrolled the scroll and found the passage where it was written: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,/ because he has anointed me/ to bring glad tidings to the poor./ He has sent... 

Four bodies recovered from Benguet slide site

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Rescue workers retrieved four bodies that were buried in the biggest landslide that occurred in Mankayan, Benguet, on Saturday afternoon. The Mankayan Municipal Police Station first reported that the bodies were part of the 18 persons declared missing after a landslide crushed their houses beside a creek in Barangay Elizabeth Taneg. Incoming search terms:list of...