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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Manila, Philippines – EDDIE Garcia has been named best actor at the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival in Macau for his portrayal of a grumpy old gay man in “Bwakaw,” besting five other nominees from the region.
The 83-year-old actor-director attended the festival Saturday at the Venetian Hotel in China’s gambling capital and accepted the award himself. Filmmaker Jun Lana said...
By ARNIEL C. SERATO
Manila, Philippines – Nakakuha ng bagong nominasyon ang nag-iisang Superstar na si Nora Aunor at ng original “Manoy” ng Philippine Cinema na si Eddie Garcia sa pagka-best actress at best actor sa Asia Pacific Film Festival (APFF).
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By JOSE MA J FERNANDEZ
Manila, Philippines – One of my sidelines is to serve in the board of one of the major airport systems in the country. Board discussions often take on either the more mundane financial and operations minutiae, or they can border on the more esoteric topics such as the minimization of bird strikes.
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Manila, Philippines – Of 25 Asia-Pacific cities, Manila was ranked 11th most attractive city for shopping travelers by the “Globe Shopper Index Asia-Pacific” survey, published by the Swiss-based Global Blue, in partnership with the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Manila got a score of 51.5 index points in five categories – variety of shops, affordability of...
Manila, Philippines – After months of anticipation, Microsoft has officially announced the world-wide availability of Windows 8, restarting the hallmark history the company has made since 1995.
“With the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft is unveiling a reimagined Windows to the world,” said Tracey Fellows, President of Microsoft Asia Pacific. “Whether you want to consume or create,...
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Checking the welfare of Filipinos will be the first activity of President Benigno S. Aquino III when he starts his two-day state visit here today.
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Manila, Philippines – Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom was hailed the Philippines Telecom Service Provider for 2012 by global business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan four months after naming Globe President and CEO Ernest L. Cu, CEO of the Year (Service Provider).
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Manila, Philippines – Duringthe 3rd annual Women in the World Summit held in New York in March 2012, US Secretary ofState Hillary Clintonsaid “women have the power to shape our destinies in ways previous generations couldn’t imagine.” This observation about women and girls as a force to counter many of the problems ailingthe world represents an idea whose time has come, and not...
Manila, Philippines – IN an interview with Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile over my morning radio program in dwIZ 882 AM last Monday, the veteran legislator revealed that he had foreseen that China would make aggressive bids over certain territories in the South China Sea.
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Manila, Philippines – Maintaining that there was gun shipment last Sept. 4, Agham party-list Rep. Angelo Palmones asked Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon to “dig deeper” into the issue to shed light into the alleged midnight approval of P1-billion deal to buy 60,000 pistols for the Philippine National Police (PNP).
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