United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Friday for a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, where China’s increased assertiveness has alarmed its smaller neighbors.
Residents of Philippine-occupied Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea are not fazed by the growing Chinese' militaristic presence in the disputed waters, but the foreigners' economic practices leave Filipinos worried.
To avert another port congestion, Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina yesterday said he would request the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to speed up the release of the drivers’ licenses of truck drivers.
With their megabuck showdown generating an enormous payday, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao punched their way to the Top 2 positions in ESPN The Magazine’s annual list of the top-paid pro athletes in the...
The 72 dead workers of Kentex Manufacturing Corp. could have survived the fire that hit the slipper factory on May 13 if fire alarm systems were installed, a task force looking into the tragedy said yesterday.
UN chief urges peaceful solution of sea dispute
Ombudsman urged: Expedite probe on Ampatuan, P500-M anomaly
Senators ranked by wealth: Who's the biggest loser?
Chinese blast fishing off Pag-asa threatens island's livelihood
LTO urged to speed up release of truck drivers’ licenses
Orphan tops chemical engineering board exam
June 11 passage of BBL eyed
$6 M a minute: Floyd, Pacman are highest paid athletes
WE OWE it to our country to at least examine the rehashed version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (HB 4994) that House mercenaries approved last Wednesday after a very productive weekend haggling with President Noynoy Aquino.
In September 2008 Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, then MILF chairman, gave me a copy of the book “We must win the Struggle” written by Shaheed Salamat Hashim, the founder of the MILF, with a personal dedication, “Best wishes and highest regard.”
The images of hundreds of refugees crammed in a boat built for a dozen or so people and drifting on the open sea is not new on our television screens. We first saw it during the 1970s as thousands of “boat people” fled Vietnam after the Americans left.
BUSINESS MATTERS(Beyond the bottom line) By Francis J. Kong
May 24, 2015 - 12:00am
Sales are down. Good people are leaving. Customers are switching to your competitors. Complaints are overwhelming. Your inventory is stacking up. In other words, your business is going south and deep in your guts, you know that there is something wrong in your system.
Mang Lando drives a tricycle in the Manila area. He used to live in the slums and was earning a living driving his three-wheeler. When his family was relocated and resettled in a designated site in General Trias, Cavite, he could not find a decent job.