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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By ELLALYN B. DE VERA
Manila, Philippines – Despite inundating parts of Metro Manila late Monday, the amount of monsoon rains was not quite the same as the rains brought by tropical storm ‘Ondoy’ in 2009, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Coast guard vessels and helicopters in the central Philippines are searching for survivors of a ferry that sank with about 60 people on board.
The coast guard said that 20 people have been rescued so far.
There are unconfirmed reports of one fatality.
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Condo explosion probers ask for recommendations
Manila, Philippines – Police investigating the explosion at Two Serendra condominium in Bonifacio Global City last May 31 have spoken to the British chemist who claimed that carbon monoxide, not gas leak, caused the blast.
Dr. Andy Gudgeon, who owns five Serendra units, said he has submitted his statement, including recommendations...
Manila, Philippines – As classes in college resumed Monday, a militant youth partylist organization decided to give President Benigno S. Aquino III a failing grade for the allegedly worsening state of education in the country.
The Kabataan party-list, which won one seat in the recent partylist election, led other militant student groups in a protest march to Mendiola in Manila aimed...
Manila, Philippines – A bakery helper was stabbed to death in his sleep early yesterday morning by his co-worker whom he earlier caught taking a nap while on duty in Quezon City.
SPO1 Johnny Mahilum identified the victim as Jorge Arano, 19, a stay-in helper of a bakery at No. 70 Capoas St., Barangay Masambong, Quezon City. The bakery is owned by Eduardo Karingal.
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Manila, Philippines – Malacañang said on Monday that the ban on 15 Taiwanese products should not be taken against the Philippine government.
Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the ban on 15 Taiwanese products does not have anything to do with the dispute between the Philippines and Taiwan, specifically the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman on the Balintang Channel, which...
Manila, Philippines – The population of the province of Quezon, with the exception of Lucena City, has tripled in 50 years.
It now has a population of 1,740,638 as of May 1, 2010, up by 257,683 from 1,482,955 in the 2000 Census of Population and Housing (CPH), with an average annual population growth rate (PGR) of 1.61 percent.
If the 1.61 percent PGR from 2000 to 2010 continues,...
By EDD K. USMAN
Manila, Philippines – Malacañang has a plan to “extradite” Sultan Jamalul Kiram III and others in the recent Sabah standoff to Malaysia, the Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo claimed.
Kiram, her married daughter Princess Jacel Kiram Hassan, and son-in-law Abraham J. Idjirani are the supposed targets of an alleged Malacañang plan to send them to Malaysia.
by Rolly Carandang
Manila, Philippines – Will the Sandiganbayan grant the bail petition of former President now re-elected Pampanga Rep. Gloria M. Arroyo?
This question cropped up after the Sandiganbayan First Division allowed the three co-accused of Mrs. Arroyo in a plunder case to post bail and secured their immediate release from detention and hospital arrest last Friday.
By LESLIE ANN AQUINO
Manila, Philippines – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle yesterday asked the Filipino faithful to help rid the country of corruption as an act of consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
“Mangako tayo na liliniisin natin ang puso natin at ang puso ng bansa. Linisin ang puso ng bansa sa corruption. Walang papel ang corruption sa puso ng bansa...