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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Just hours before his scheduled transfer to Manila City Jail, former Police Superintendent Cezar Mancao bolted out of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) detention facilities yesterday allegedly with the help of at least two bureau agents.
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Manila, Philippines – Immigration Commissioner Ricardo A. David Jr. vowed yesterday to remove and dismiss corrupt immigration personnel assigned at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and other ports.
The Immigration chief made the pledge as he relieved another BI employee at the NAIA for allegedly allowing the entry of a blacklisted foreigner.
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Manila, Philippines – Malacañang said yesterday that it is disturbed by the Sandiganbayan ruling that affirmed the plea bargain deal between former military comptroller retired Major General Carlos F. Garcia and the Ombudsman.
“We are very disturbed by this development,” Presidential Communications and Strategic Planning Secretary Ramon A. Carandang said.
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Manila, Philippines – A Manila City Hall employee is now facing a string of criminal charges, including graft and corruption, before the Manila Prosecutors Office for allegedly receiving more than P20,000 bribe from a woman who committed a building code violation, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said yesterday.
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Manila, Philippines – Immigration officers at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga apprehended recently five young women who were victims of human trafficking syndicate bound for South Korea.
Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. said yesterday the women were intercepted last March 25 as they were about to board a Cebu Pacific flight to Macau.
RUMOR has it Justin Bieber is set to be prosecuted for spitting on his neighbor.
According to TMZ, the 19-year-old singer will likely be facing criminal charges after allegedly spitting on and threatening his neighbor, who recently complained about Bieber’s reckless driving. The Calabasas, Calif., resident and father-of-three is unhappy with the way Bieber and his friends, including...
Manila, Philippines – Malacañang on said yesterday it respects the independence of the Office of the Ombudsman on the filing of criminal charges against the so-called “Euro Generals.“
Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, in a press briefing yesterday, said it will not dictate on the Office of the Ombudsman on its next steps against some Philippine National Police (PNP)...
Manila, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) has reversed a Department of Justice (DoJ) resolution that ordered the filing of criminal charges against Edgar Go, vice president for administration of Sulpicio Lines, in connection with the sinking of the MV Princess of the Stars in 2008.
In clearing Go of criminal liability, the CA – in a decision written by Associate Justice...
SAN PEDRO, Laguna – A 31-year-old former inmate facing drug and robbery charges committed suicide by shooting himself inside his own room in Barangay Cuyab, here, last Holy Friday.
Police identified the victim as Dani Dave Mercado, 31, jobless, of Blk. 11 Lot 40, Camella South 1, Barangay Cuyab. According to the victim’s father, Danilo, he heard a gunshot coming from his...
Philippines – Police have warned a town mayor in Iloilo against yielding to the Pernit to Campaign (PTC) demand of local communist rebels, saying they will not hesitate in filing of criminal charges if proven that he would pour in money to the coffers of the New People’s Army (NPA).
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