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  • Daniel Padilla’s Fans Hoping for Repeat Show

    Wed, May 1, 2013

    Fans of young star Daniel Padilla are hoping for a repeat of his successful birthday concert at the Araneta Coliseum. The show, which was held on Tuesday (April 30), featured Padilla’s renditions of local rock hits, as well as performances from special guests such as Yeng Constantino, Vice Ganda, and his on-screen partner, Kathryn...
  • Maya, Sir Chief exchange ‘I love you’s’

    Wed, May 1, 2013

    MANILA, Philippines — A preview aired Friday showing an exchange of “I love you’s” between Sir Chief (Richard Yap) and Maya (Jodi Sta. Maria) in an upcoming episode of “Be Careful With My Heart” caused a stir among online followers of the “kilig-serye”. After Friday’s episode of the top-rating daytime series, a preview of its...
  • PEACE TALKS WITH NPA COLLAPSES

    Tue, Apr 30, 2013

    The government on Monday said that peace talks with communist rebels had collapsed and a target of ending the decades-long insurgency by 2016 was impossible to achieve. President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s administration is looking for a “new approach” following nearly three years of failed negotiations and a fresh surge in deadly violence, chief government negotiator...
  • Comelec chief admits no source code in 2010 polls

    Tue, Apr 23, 2013

    There was no source code for the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines in the 2010 elections and there won’t be one in the polls next month, Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said as he finally confirmed suspicions that the elections that seated President Aquino to power were wide open for fraud....
  • Customs’ abolition just plain talk; Palace says to zap BOC only Biazon’s proposal

    Sun, Apr 14, 2013

    The abolition of the Bureau of Customs is just a “suggestion” from Commissioner Rozzano Rufino Biazon and only a part of his “initial discussions” with President Benigno Aquino III, Malacañang said on Saturday. Abolishing the bureau is just one of the possibilities being considered in the search for ways to improve customs service, Strategic Communications...
  • SC junks Sabah petition

    Fri, Apr 12, 2013

    THE Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday junked a petition asking the tribunal to compel Malacañang to bring the country’s claim on Sabah before an international court. In an en banc session in Baguio City, the magistrates dismissed the petition filed by Louis “Barok” Biraogo who wanted the High Court to order Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert...
  • 12 Chinese seamen charged; Fishermen offered rangers $2,400

    Thu, Apr 11, 2013

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—The 12 Chinese fishermen whose boat got stuck in the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park on Monday night were slapped with charges of poaching and other violations of the marine park’s rules. They were detained at the provincial jail facility here following inquest proceedings on Tuesday afternoon. President Aquino said swift legal action would...
  • Magician ‘Teleports’ Assistant on ‘PGT’

    Mon, Apr 8, 2013

    A magician known for using umbrellas as his props treated judges on “Pilipinas Got Talent” with a “twist ending” to his act during the first live performance night of the reality talent search on Saturday. Marvin Arquero, who is among the 36 acts in the “PGT” quarterfinals, earned praise from judges Kris Aquino, Ai Ai...
  • Jinggoy laments lifting of freeze order on Ligot assets

    Sun, Apr 7, 2013

    MANILA, Philippines – Senate president pro-tempore Jinggoy Estrada yesterday lamented the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to lift the freeze order on the assets of former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot. “Although I disagree with the decision of the Supreme Court, we have to respect it,” Estrada said. Estrada said the Sandiganbayan at one time...
  • PHL to send P58M bill to US gov’t for Tubbataha damage

    Sun, Apr 7, 2013

    The Philippines will charge the United States 58 million pesos ($1.4 million) in compensation for damage caused by a US warship to a protected coral reef, the manager of the reef said Saturday. The amount is based on studies by Philippine agencies including the coast guard that found the USS Guardian damaged at least 2,345...