A WORKER of the National Parks Development Committee cleans the Flower Clock at the Rizal Park in Manila, a day after President Aquino signed a law setting the Philippine Standard Time, yesterday. (Photo by Michael Varcas)
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions – or no religion – work together.
MEMBERS of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescue team, clad in fatigue uniforms, board a truck for their deployment in Manila to help clear the sidewalks of vendors and other obstructions. (Photo by KJ Rosales)
SENATOR Manny Villar and Senator-elect Cynthia Villar check the plastic school chairs, finish product of the Waste Plastic Recycling Factory in Barangay Ilaya, Las Pinas, which they inaugurated yesterday morning. The factory turns plastic wastes into durable school chairs that could last up to 20 years. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
SINGER Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year.
GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo (seated, left) is locked in a battle with GM Li Shilong of China during the sixth round of the Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Watching the game (from left) are GM Mark Paragua, NCFP executive-director Jayson Gonzales, NCFP secretary-general Cavite Rep. Bambol Tolentino and NCFP director - Rommel Tacorda.
MIAMI Heat guard Dwyane Wade battles for a lose ball against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill during the third quarter of Game 1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat in Miami. (AP photo)
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By GENALYN D. KABILING
Manila, Philippines – The armed conflict in Sabah is unlikely to be tackled in the next round of peace negotiations between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) this week.
Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda described the tension in Sabah as a “foreign policy issue” that is now being handled by the Department of Foreign Affairs...
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio - Before the armed conflict in Sabah worsens, President Benigno S. Aquino III is pushing for a peaceful and reasonable dialogue with concerned parties to resolve the conflicting claims over the territory.
The President denounced anew the group behind the deadly siege in Sabah and instead called for a “rules-based approach“ to end the dispute, a similar tactic...
By GENALYN KABILING
Manila, Philippines – Malacañang has extended its congratulations to the new pontiff, Pope Francis, and expressed hope that he will be the voice for peace, justice, and charity across the world.
President Spokesman Edwin Lacierda welcomed the “joyful news“ about the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as the first Latin American pope, saying the administration...
by GENALYN D. KABILING
Manila, Philippines – The Philippine government has no intention of dropping Malaysia as facilitator of the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) despite the armed conflict in Sabah, according to a Palace official.
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Manila, Philippines – Many seaons ago, I set a meeting with Jamalul Kiram III, then Senate candidate. Present were his niece and gracious wife. In our discussion on the liberation of Sabah, I queried him why he did not include said issue as a “Battle cry” for his candidacy or why the GMA Administration failed espouse such platform in the national campaign? The curt reply...
By MADEL S. NAMIT
Manila, Philippines – President Benigno S. Aquino III hailed the heroism of each and every member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) during its 77th anniversary in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City yesterday.
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Philippines – Former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Nur Misuari was urged yesterday to support the freshly signed Bangsamoro framework agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
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Manila, Philippines – Senators are hoping that the framework peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would finally end the protracted armed conflict and pave way for promising investments in Mindanao.
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Philippines – The Maguindanao armed conflict is seemingly far from over after Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) fighters launched another attack, this time the post of the members of the police’s elite Special Action Force (SAF) in Datu Unsay town.
A police report reaching Camp Crame in Quezon City revealed that the clash that erupted at around 11:30 p.m. on Friday...
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has tapped the Habitat for Humanity, an international non-government organization, in building homes for families displaced by armed conflict in the five-province region.
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