Aquino vows to deliver full benefits to veterans
Realizing that the annual ritual of wreath-laying and rhetorical speechmaking would never be enough, President Aquino on Tuesday pledged to fully deliver the benefits of the thousands of World War II veterans, even as he challenged contemporary Filipinos to emulate their selfless sacrifice.
Now, it’s Chinese boat stuck in Tubbataha
As salvage operations on the grounded US minesweeper in Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea came to a close, a Chinese fishing vessel was reported to have struck the north reef close to midnight Monday.
Gov’t should invest on teachers, Senate bets urge
The government needs to invest more in teachers in order improve the quality of education, senatorial candidates Richard Gordon and Alan Cayetano said during a Senate Forum by the Philippine Daily Inquirer Wednesday.
‘Outgunned,’ but UNA sure of Binay win in 2016 polls
The United Nationalist Alliance concedes that it is thoroughly outgunned by President Aquino’s Liberal Party in the local elections in May based on the number of candidates. But come 2016, local officials would go for Presidential contender Jejomar Binay, says UNA’s campaign manager.
Higher fines pushed for damage to Tubbataha
Senatorial candidates Ernesto Maceda and Loren Legarda said Wednesday that they wanted higher fines for damages caused to Tubbataha Reef so that it could serve as a deterrent to all ships.
PH businessmen among world’s most optimistic, survey says
Filipino business leaders are even more upbeat about the local economy at the start of 2013, ranking the Philippines the second highest in the world in terms of business optimism, the results of an international survey show.
SKorea ups alert ahead of North missile launch
South Korea raised its military watch alert to "vital threat" Wednesday ahead of an expected North Korean missile launch, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned the Korean peninsula may be slipping out of control.
Connector tollroad project hits a snag
The North-South Luzon connector tollroad project spearheaded by the San Miguel-Citra alliance has hit another stumbling block even after the recent settlement of intragovernment debates on who has authority over tollroad concession contracts.
SC scored for allowing ‘rich,’ ‘powerful’ in partylist polls
Various sectors scored the Supreme Court for allowing non-marginalized sectors to participate in partylist elections, saying it opened the floodgates for the powerful, privileged and slew of bogus groups to participate in the partylist polls.
This summer, why not learn how to act on stage…and more
This summer, why not bring theater appreciation to the next level by learning how to act? Various theater groups are conducting acting workshops—basic and advance—fit for children, teenagers and ad…
South Korea says no new signs North preparing nuclear test
South Korea clarified Monday it had seen no fresh signs of North Korea preparing a fourth nuclear test, after earlier saying that activity was intensifying at the communist state's main atomic site.
10 tabloid execs, editors in libel case filed by Amalia Fuentes seek fresh probe
Ten tabloid officers and editors, who were sued for libel by veteran actress Amalia Fuentes in a Quezon City court, have sought a reinvestigation of the charge against them, claiming they were deprived the opportunity to answer the charge against them.