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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Philippines – Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested three foreigners, believed to be members of the West African Drug Syndicate (WADS), who yielded some P3 million worth of “shabu” during a raid inside a pension house in Manila late Tuesday night.
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SANTA FE, N.M., (Reuters) – Five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia was found dead in his Albuquerque, New Mexico, home at the age of 45, officials said on Monday.
Tapia, who was as renowned for his cocaine use and traumatic childhood as he was for his boxing talent, was found dead late Sunday night, police said. The cause of death was not yet known.
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NEW YORK (AFP) – Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks playmaker who became an instant icon in February, finished second to NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose in jersey sales over the past year, the NBA said Thursday.
Annual sales figures released at the end of each season showed Chicago star Rose, who climbed from fifth on last year’s list to No. 1 over the past 12 months, on top with...
NEW YORK (AFP) - Jeremy Lin tested his surgically repaired left knee with shooting and conditioning drills on Wednesday, but it remained unclear if the Knicks sensation would return if New York go deep in the NBA playoffs.
“I asked him yesterday how he felt after getting out running a little bit,” Knicks coach Mike Woodson said.
“He said he felt pretty good. But we’ve...
Gospel Reading: IJn 1:19-28
This is the testimony of John. When the Jews from Jerusalem sent priests and Levites [to him] to ask him, “Who are you?“ He admitted and did not deny it, but admitted, “I am not the Messiah.“
So they asked him, “What are you then? Are you Elijah?“ And he said, “I am not.“ “Are you the Prophet?“ he answered, “No.“ So they said to him,...
The celebrated shouting match between Oklahoma City Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russel Westbrook somehow became trending yesterday, something many believed to be a bad sign of things to come for the youthful and promising franchise.
Some people took sides, mostly siding with the NBA scoring champ Durant over the trigger-happy point guard of the Thunder, Russel Westbrook.
Manila, Philippines – Misamis Oriental is poised to become the newest boxing power as four of its fighters made it to the finals even as Zamboanga dominated weightlifting and Baguio reigned supreme in wrestling yesterday during the National Finals of the 2011 Batang Pinoy at the Metro Naga Sports Complex.
Siblings Rafael and Roberto Miguel Jalnaiz took one more step on their journey...
MANILA, Philippines – Saturday was a busy afternoon for basketball, both locally and abroad. But for the people following the games either through television or social media networks, many are surely update by now.
Sad or delighted, this is what best describes the two matches that were seen today.
As for the 26th FIBA Asia Championships, Filipino hearts were somewhat crushed when the...
MANILA, Philippines – ELLEN DeGeneres’ Filipina housekeeper Mindy is apparently gaining more prominence these days, having been tapped as the former’s correspondent at the recently concluded 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards held in Los Angeles, California.
Feeling excited with her Hollywood assignment, Mindy admitted that she “never dreamed that I will be in this event. Never in...