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Aquino sees 2015 a banner year for Philippine economy

Aquino sees 2015 a banner year for Philippine economy

Sep. 20 | PARIS, France, Sept. 20 — Given the unprecedented investor confidence enjoyed by the Philippines, President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday said he expects 2015 to be... Read more »

Vera Files

Give us our billions for shelters, ‘Yolanda’ victims cry

Give us our billions for shelters, ‘Yolanda’ victims cry

Sep. 16 | By AVIGAIL OLARTE, Vera Files TACLOBAN CITY—Inside the white, family-sized tent, Delia Capangan stood in the middle of what she now calls home sweating.  It was mid-afternoon,... Read more »

Features

Albay to evacuate 19,931 livestock, pets on Monday

Sep. 20 | LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines, Sept. 20 (PNA) — After ensuring the safety of 45,599 people living within the 6-kilometer-radius permanent danger zone,... Read more »
Mayon offers superb nighttime show amid threat of major eruptions

Mayon offers superb nighttime show amid threat of major eruptions

Sep. 20 | By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines, Sept. 20 -– At night, the scene is truly magnificent and unique as incandescent materials forming like a stream of fire pour out... Read more »

Culture/History

NCCA to make ‘Culture of Treasures’ docu about Palawan

NCCA to make ‘Culture of Treasures’ docu about Palawan

Sep. 18 | PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Philippines, Sept. 18 -– Representatives of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) are in Palawan to make a documentary that is called... Read more »

New Loboc Catholic Church inauguration set on Oct. 12

Sep. 14 | By Ben Cal LOBOC, Bohol, Philippines, Sept. 14 — The newly-built Catholic Church in this interior town of Bohol will be formally inaugurated on... Read more »

Regional

Kidnap gang leader falls in Cotabato 

Kidnap gang leader falls in Cotabato 

Sep. 21 | By Edwin O. Fernandez and Noel Y. Punzalan COTABATO CITY, Philippines, Sept. 21 — Three days after a failed attempt to rob a pawnshop in Koronadal City, a man long wanted... Read more »

National

President Aquino arrives in Boston for five-day US trip

President Aquino arrives in Boston for five-day US trip

Sep. 21 | BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Saturday evening for a five-day working visit to the United States. The President arrived... Read more »

TS ‘Mario’ weakens slightly after making landfall in Taiwan – PAGASA

Sep. 21 | MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 21 — Tropical storm “Mario” weakened slightly as it made landfall in southern Taiwan Sunday, the Philippine... Read more »

International

White House briefly evacuated after intruder seen on grounds

Sep. 20 | WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 — The White House was briefly evacuated on Friday night because an intruder reportedly jumped over the fence and ran on the... Read more »
Sierra Leone starts three-day ‘stay at home’ campaign to fight Ebola

Sierra Leone starts three-day ‘stay at home’ campaign to fight Ebola

Sep. 20 | FREETOWN, Sept. 20 — Sierra Leone started a three-day “stay at home” campaign to raise awareness about the Ebola virus that has killed close to 500 people in... Read more »

Press Release

Smart employees ‘live more’ in best workplace

Smart employees ‘live more’ in best workplace

Sep. 20 | A recent Forbes article said employees could get bigger salary increases if they didn’t stay in the same job for more than two years. If such were the case, companies could reasonably... Read more »