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Hedy Lamarr: Movie star by day, inventor by night
by Michael Punongbayan - June 12, 2016 - 12:00am
Unhappy being pigeonholed due to her looks, the “most beautiful woman in the world” set out to develop a secret communication system that would take down Nazi submarines.
4 archers target ang Rio Olympics
by Michael Punongbayan - June 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Magpipilit ang isang four-member Philippine team na makatudla ng ti-ket para sa Rio Olympics sa kanilang pagsabak sa Archery World Cup Stage 3-Olympic Qualifying event sa June 12-19 sa Antalya, Turkey.
Surprise reunion for Ayo
by Michael Punongbayan - June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
La Salle senior men’s basketball team coach Aldin Ayo hadn’t seen Fr. Lino Juta or Fr. Javier San Jose since they parted ways in Sorsogon five years ago so when the priests showed up before the Archers...
Pampanga, Iloilo duel for Batang PBA crown
by Michael Punongbayan - June 4, 2016 - 12:00am
Pampanga and Iloilo scored victories in contrasting fashions yesterday to seal a showdown for the Cloudfone-Batang PBA crown at the Philippine Science High School gym in Quezon City.
Cavs kailangang maawat ang Warriors
by Michael Punongbayan - June 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Kung hindi ka-yang pigilin ng Cleveland Cavaliers si Stephen Curry ay maaari nilang pabagalin ang pagkamada ng NBA MVP.
Garcia pinaboran ang pagkakaroon ng Department of Sports
by Michael Punongbayan - June 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Kinatigan kahapon ni Philippine Sports Commission chairman Richie Garcia ang panukala ni Party List Rep. Mikee Romero sa pagkakaroon ng Department of Sports at pagtatayo ng bagong national training center.
DILG releases P86.7M for cops affected by Yolanda, Bohol quake
by Michael Punongbayan - May 31, 2016 - 5:05pm
The Department of the Interior and Local Government has released P86.7 million for more than 3,000 police personnel affected by Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol earthquake in 2013.  
2 PNP execs face raps over medical exam scam
by Michael Punongbayan - May 28, 2016 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman ordered yesterday the filing of charges against two police officials in connection with a medical examination anomaly in 2010.
PGH cashier gets 52 years for P.8-M theft
by Michael Punongbayan - May 28, 2016 - 12:00am
A former Philippine General Hospital cashier was sentenced to serve 52 years in prison for stealing a total of P.8 million from the PGH, the Office of the Ombudsman said yesterday.
Jinggoy wants to attend ma’s birthday dinner
by Michael Punongbayan - May 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada is asking the Sandiganbayan to let him attend the 86th birthday celebration of his mother, former senator Loi Ejercito, next week.
2 Zamboanga mayors face raps over unliquidated cash advances
by Michael Punongbayan - May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Two mayors, one of whom was ordered dismissed from government service, face charges before the Sandiganbayan for failing to liquidate their cash advances.
2 ex-Cebu mayors face raps
by Michael Punongbayan - May 26, 2016 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman ordered yesterday the filing of criminal charges against two former mayors of Cebu in connection with their illegal appointments.
Ombudsman Morales richer by P1.4 M in 2015
by Michael Punongbayan - May 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales grew richer by P1.466 million in 2015, according to her latest statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).
Leviste faces malversation raps
by Michael Punongbayan - May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
A former governor of Batangas has been charged with malversation of public funds before the Sandiganbayan.
9 PNR execs axed over P53.8-M wood procurement anomaly
by Michael Punongbayan - May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from government service of nine officials of the Philippine National Railways for their alleged involvement in the anomalous procurement of substandard wood worth...
Jinggoy seeks furlough to pack up at Senate
by Michael Punongbayan - May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
With his term ending on June 30, detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada wants to return to the Senate for the last time.
Philrem head posts bail
by Michael Punongbayan - May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
Philrem Service Corp. president Salud Bautista surrendered and posted bail of P30,000 before the Sandiganbayan yesterday.
Purisima arrested at airport, posts bail
by Michael Punongbayan - May 21, 2016 - 12:00am
Dismissed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima posted bail at the Sandiganbayan yesterday after he was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) over charges of graft.
TRC, NABCOR execs sacked over PDAF scam
by Michael Punongbayan - May 21, 2016 - 12:00am
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales announced yesterday the dismissal from government service of six officials for their involvement in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam.
31 execs convicted of graft since January
by Michael Punongbayan - May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman secured the convictions of 31 officials charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan during the first quarter of the year.
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