STUDENTS of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Santa Mesa, Manila attend the flag ceremony before the opening of classes yesterday. PUP is the biggest state university with 70,000 students in 22 branches and maintains tuition of P12 per unit. PUP Santa Mesa has 40,000 students. (Photo by Ali Vicoy)
Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Geminoid takes the stage during the Global Future 2045 Congress at Lincoln Center in New York. Inset is the robot’s creator.
A CHILD siftas through charcoal for nail or any discarded metal to sell in junk shops at the makeshift charcoal factory in Vitas, Manila. Malacanang yesterday said it is doing its best to eliminate child labor through accessible education. (Photo by Ali Vicoy)
A WEEK after getting married, celebrity couple Maricar Reyes and Richard Poon recalled the moment when the singer met her parents.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, from left, with forwards LeBron James, Udonis Haslem, and Mike Miller watch during the fourth quarter of Game 5 in the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio on Sunday. The Spurs won 114-104, leading the best-of-seven series 3-2. (AP)
Justin Rose, left, of England, celebrates with his wife Kate after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (AP)
San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, shoots as Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade defends during Game 5 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio. The Spurs won 114-104. (AP)
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MANILA, Philippines – A construction worker was found dead after he was believed to have fallen from the third floor bunk where he slept at a construction site before dawn Saturday in Quezon City.
Police identified the victim as Miguel Aguinaldo, 37, carpenter, stay-in worker at the construction site at the Pacific Century Tower located 1474 Quezon Avenue.
His body was discovered near...
MANILA, Philippines – Police forces in the CARAGA region have proven strong defense against the New People’s Army (NPA) anew after foiling another attack of more than 250 communist rebels who boldly raided the Trento Police Station in Agusan del Sur Saturday morning.
And seemingly a repeat of what happened in Lianga, Surigao del Sur, the attacking rebels failed to lay siege on the...
BOSTON (Reuters) – A trucker who stepped outside his tractor trailer to urinate was killed when the vehicle lurched forward and struck him alongside a Vermont highway on Friday, police said.
Reginald Bailey, 70, of Lebanon, New Hampshire, was run over and dragged several feet by the slow moving tractor trailer, according to Vermont state police. The truck then barreled across...
CAMP PRESIDENT QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur, Philippines – A 51-year-old man was killed while three others were injured in a vehicular accident involving two motorcycles and a cargo truck along the national highway in Barangay Labut Sur, Santa, Ilocos Sur on Thursday evening.
PO2 Jefferson Tugade, duty investigator of the Santa town’s police station, identified the fatality as Miguel Jurnacion,...
PHOENIX (Reuters) – Four adult relatives of an Arizona girl found suffocated in a storage bin have been arrested after investigators determined she was locked in the container as punishment for taking a popsicle without permission.
The victim, 10-year-old Ame Deal, was found dead on July 12 in the Phoenix home where she lived with an aunt, grandmother and two cousins following what...
MANILA, Philippines – Fierce fighting broke out in the jungles of Patikul town in Sulu when soldiers raided the camp of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) shortly after dawn Thursday, leaving seven Marine commandos dead and 21 others wounded.
The five-hour gun battle initially left two soldiers dead but the fatality list rose to seven when the five other soldiers, including an officer, earlier...
Thousands of Amy Winehouse fans went to “Rehab” in the United States for a fresh listen to the British songstress who died late last week, according to figures released on Tuesday.
Record sales tracker Nielsen SoundScan said fans of the soul singer snapped up 50,000 copies of her CDs in the week ended July 24, compared to 44,000 units that were purchased in all other weeks of 2011.
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MANILA, Philippines – A new tropical depression is brewing as storm “Juaning” veered away from the country Thursday morning, leaving a swath of destruction across Luzon, killing 35 people and destroying millions of pesos worth of property.
While Juaning’s exit was a sigh of relief for disaster management officials, Retired general Benito...
MANILA, Philippines – At least 25 people were killed and several others went missing in floods and landslides unleashed by the slow-moving tropical storm “Juaning” in the Bicol Region.
Civil Defense Administrator Benito Ramos said Wednesday that more than 640,000 people were affected by Juaning. Most of them were in Albay, which was inundated by heavy rains since Monday.
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – A father was stabbed to death Tuesday by his 16-year-old son in Barangay Jose, Baggao, Cagayan.
Senior Inspector Charles Bueno, Baggao town chief of police, identified the victim as one Rodolfo Macasaddo, 47, a resident of Barangay Hacienda, Baggao, Cagayan.
Bueno said the teenage suspect was turned over by police to the custody of the Department of Social...