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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Microfinance provides financial services to small businesses lacking access to conventional banking. In the Philippines, microfinancing is an activity…Microfinance provides financial services to small businesses lacking access to conventional banking. In the Philippines, microfinancing is an activity dominated by rural banks, non-government and people organizations, supported by...
Manila, Philippines – A potentially life-saving research conducted by a University of the Philippines (UP) student bested 29 others, emerging as the “Best Project of the Year” in a prestigious science and technology (S&T) competition.
For his win, Jann Adriel Sy, of UPDiliman in Quezon City, pocketed the prestigious award, along with a P50,000 cash prize, a post-graduate...
Manila, Philippines – The first Globe Arakan XC (Cross-Country) biking challenge hits the roads of Davao City tomorrow to take part in the drive to support efforts to protect and save the endangered Philippine Eagle and its habitat.
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Manila, Philippines – Ming defends Pasig clean-up project (Ninth of a series) Former First Lady Amelita “Ming“ Ramos believes the Ecolmare boats that were acquired in 1998 to clean the Pasig River are in the custody of the Presidential Security Group (PSG).
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MANILA, Philippines – Activities in the Philippine stock market continue to slowdown Tuesday as most investors are already on holiday mode.
The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index slipped by 1.06 percent or 54.38 points to 5,056.48. The broader all-share index lost 0.61 percent or 21.13 points to 3,436.68.
Trading volume reached 3.48 billion shares worth 5.28 billion pesos...
MANILA, Philippines — Window dressing for the first quarter of the year sent the Philippine stock market rallying on Friday.
The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index gained 0.44 percent or 22.49 points to 5,107.73, while the broader all-share index rose by 0.32 percent or 11.30 points to 3,458.73.
Trading volume reached 2.38 billion shares worth 6.54 billion pesos (152.29...
Manila, Philippines – The House prosecution panel in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona at the Senate said yesterday that the unveiling of his combined P31.74-million undeclared bank deposits is “enough” to convict him on Article of Impeachment No. 2 even without the disclosure of his ﬁve dollar accounts that was stopped by the Supreme Court (SC) last...
Manila, Philippines – Embattled Chief Justice Renato C.Corona, through his defense counsels, strongly objected yesterday to the alleged “fishing expedition’’ by the House o f Representatives prosecution panel to get bank documents from two Makati-based banks that would supposedly show him and his wife, Cristina, having bank deposits.
Corona’s objection was contained in...
Manila, Philippines – The 24th Teodoro F. Valencia lecture series on journalism and mass communications is scheduled from January 27 to March 16, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the T.F. Valencia Media Study Center, T.M. Kalaw St., Rizal Park (beside the Department of Tourism), Manila.
Participating in the lecture series are selected graduating students of journalism and mass communications...
Manila, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) has extended for six months its 20-day freeze order issued on October 27 against the bank accounts of an oil trading company and its three officials who were charged in an P8-billion smuggling case before the Department of Justice (DoJ).
Extended was the freeze order against Cross Country Oil and Petroleum Corp. and its three officials,...