At least three Chinese ships and 10 fishing boats were seen within the vicinity of the Ayungin Shoal last Wednesday despite the diplomatic protest filed by the Philippines against China’s intrusion in the area.
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Thursday joined the bandwagon of novelist Dan Brown's critics as he called the depiction of Manila in Brown's latest novel, "Inferno" as inaccurate.
The Taiwanese government has heightened the security for Filipinos following incidents of attacks by some locals amid a diplomatic crisis over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman off Batanes earlier this month.
Ignoring warnings and the six-kilometer permanent danger zone imposed around the crater of the volcano, a Russian tourist attempted to climb Mayon by himself last Sunday but had to be rescued after he broke his leg.
It’s now the turn of Philippine investigators to go to Taiwan to gather evidence for their probe on the fatal shooting of a suspected Taiwanese poacher last May 9, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said yesterday.
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BIT BY BIT: Another Philippine area has been taken over by the Chinese. After occupying our Panatag (Scarborough) shoal off Zambales, China has also added Ayungin reef near Palawan to its growing control list of Philippine isles and fishing grounds.
A former US Governor-General of the Philippines, Leonard Wood is famous — perhaps infamous — for saying that “the Filipino woman is the best ‘man’ in the Philippines”. The 1921 statement, in which he described women as “the great creative force” could have been a rallying cry for women.
Last Monday’s editorial in the Philippine STAR was quite telling when it pointed out correctly and we quote, “The glitches involved thousands of PCOS machines, and the number is not something to sneeze at.
Now that the PBA Commissioner’s Cup playoffs are done, the Shakey’s V-League will take over the local sports spotlight and is expected to bring in record crowds as defending back-to-back first conference champion Ateneo battles National University in the best-of-three Finals starting today at...