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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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Boasting grandstands that can seat 60,000 spectators, the $2 million Meydan Racecourse has become symbolic of the grand ambitions of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The Ruler of Dubai defied critics and cynics to open the track in 2009 during the height of the global financial crisis and each year it hosts the $10 million Dubai World Cup,...
DUBAI – United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Sunday inaugurated the 100-megawatt solar plant Shams 1 in the desert of Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant in operation.
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By ROY C. MABASA
Manila, Philippines – Fifty-two Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who survived the hostage-taking incident in a gas facility in Algeria have been fully accounted for by a team of officials from the Philippine embassies in Tripoli and London, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.
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Manila, Philippines – The resort island of Boracay in Malay, Aklan province, made it to the Top 10 in a poll conducted by Agoda.com, a popular hotel booking site in Asia, released on January 3, 2013. It was ranked No. 1 favorite destination for “relaxation,” and No. 3 for “nightlife.” Cebu in the Visayas was No. 19 in “relaxation” category. Over 113,000 respondents were...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Luke Donald shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to lead Rory McIlroy and two others by one stroke after the opening round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship.
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Western embas- sies across the Muslim world remained on high alert on Sunday and the United States urged vigilance after days of anti-American violence provoked by a video mocking the Prophet Mohammad.
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Manila, Philippines – Big banana exporters are now crying for government support as mountains of unsold fruits in China rot and large inventories spurring them to seek markets in the Middle East and Europe.
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Diego Maradona has been fired as Al Wasl coach following a disappointing season in which the Argentine great failed to win a title for the Dubai club.
The board of directors met Tuesday and issued a statement saying Maradona and his technical staff had been immediately “relieved” of their duties. Maradona, who was on vacation and not...
Manila, Philippines – A couple and a woman, all from Ghana, were arrested upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Tuesday for carrying a total of 10 kilograms of shabu valued at P50 million, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced yesterday.
PDEA Director General Jose Gutierrez Jr. identified the couple as Joseph Yaw Kyeremteng and Hamshaw...
Manila, Philippines – Highly trained K-9 dogs helped authorities seize 4.5 kilograms of shabu or metamphetamine hydrocholride valued at P20 million from a female Ugandan who arrived from Dubai, United Arab Emirates at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Saturday.
Customs Deputy Collector for Passenger Services Tess Roque said the dangerous drug was found concealed...