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Gilas Pilipinas drops close game against mighty Croatia

Gilas Pilipinas drops close game against mighty Croatia

Aug. 30 | By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 30 – Gilas Pilipinas returned in world basketball arena for the first time in four decades and made its presence felt after sending... Read more »

Features

3 PHL ‘smoke-free champions’ feel proud of achievement

3 PHL ‘smoke-free champions’ feel proud of achievement

Aug. 30 |   BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Philippines, Aug. 30 –- Three city mayors in the country considered as “smoke-free champions” have expressed elation over their achievement,... Read more »

Culture/History

Is Waray culture no culture?

Is Waray culture no culture?

Aug. 29 | By Pet Labro  Some years ago, local historian Charo Cabardo wrote of a Waray writer who was asked to share insights on Waray literature during a conference of the Pambansang Unyon... Read more »

Regional

3 killed, 8 injured in botched jailbreak in Zamboanga del Norte

3 killed, 8 injured in botched jailbreak in Zamboanga del Norte

Aug. 30 |   By Teofilo P. Garcia Jr ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines, Aug. 30 -– Three people, including a jail guard, were killed and eight others injured in a firefight that ensued... Read more »

Palparan files two motions before Bulacan RTC

Aug. 30 |   By Emil G. Gamos MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Philippines, Aug. 30 –More than a week has passed since retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan... Read more »

National

All Filipino peacekeepers in Position 68 safe despite earlier firefight – AFP

All Filipino peacekeepers in Position 68 safe despite earlier firefight – AFP

Aug. 30 |   By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 30 — Despite the attack made by Syrian rebels against Filipino-held Position 68 at the Golan Heights, all soldiers... Read more »

International

Brazil’s president ties with rival candidate in latest poll

Brazil’s president ties with rival candidate in latest poll

Aug. 30 |   RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 30 — An opinion poll released Friday showed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff neck and neck with her major rival, former Senator and Environment... Read more »

19 confirmed dead after SW China landslide

Aug. 30 |   GUIYANG, Aug. 30 — Nineteen people have been confirmed dead while four others remain missing on Saturday, three days after a landslide hit... Read more »

Press Release

Text voting opens for the country’s best school dance crews

Aug. 28 | Smart Jump In Dance-Off 2, the biggest interschool dance competition, has opened the text voting for the top school dance crews of the country, giving... Read more »
LANDBANK, SMI introduce banking system innovation in Cebu

LANDBANK, SMI introduce banking system innovation in Cebu

Aug. 29 | By Marlen Limpag Having served in the public sector for many years and all too familiar with the workings of government institutions, Ma. Venus B. Casas of the Mactan Cebu International... Read more »

Videos/Photos

In Photos: Yolanda aftermath (Tacloban City; Palo, Leyte)

In Photos: Yolanda aftermath (Tacloban City; Palo, Leyte)

Apr. 27 | Photos & videos taken by Frederic Vanwalleghem Vanwalleghem is a 36-year-old photographer who was born in Belgium. He specialises in experiential documentary, reportage and... Read more »