14 hrs ago
Meet Filipino who will graduate with honors at US academy
Growing up in the fringes of the Dipolog city airport, Theodore Karl Quijano was bitten early by the lure of flight and that has taken him all the way to Colorado, where he graduates next week from the US Air Force Academy.
16 hrs ago
DOH, Baguio continue HIV surveillance
THE Department of Health , in partnership with the AIDS Watch Council , through the Reproductive Health and Wellness Clinic of City Health Office prepare for the conduct of an Integrated HIV Behavioural and Serologic Surveillance System in the city.
Sun May 19, 2013
Rosario back in Binmaley; Velasco loses anew in Sta. Barbara
Former Mayor Simplicio Rosario came back to lead the town of Binmaley anew after roundly beating his former conqueror, outgoing Mayor Lorenzo Cerezo in Binmaley.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tension grips special poll in Compostela
COMPOSTELA VALLEY, Philippines An 83-year-old village chief now fears for his life as tension gripped yesterday's special election in four polling precincts in Barangay Gabi, Compostela town, Compostela Valley.
Thu May 16, 2013
Fari as couple wins mayor, vice mayor posts...
Incumbent Mayor Michael Farinas and Association of Barangay Councils president Chevylle Farinas on Thursday proved they are the couple to beat as they were proclaimed mayor and vice mayor respectively.
Wed May 15, 2013
Comelec thanks police for peaceful polls
THE Commission on Elections in Cordillera extended its gratitude to the Philippine National Police in keeping the May 13 elections in the region orderly.
Beyond Pinakbet Pizza, pure bliss
One of the fringe benefits of journalism is travel to far-flung nooks and crannies to savor local delights from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Still 9-3 for Team PNoy in official tally
Administration bets are still dominating the senatorial race led by Grace Poe based on the 14 certificates of canvass transmitted on Wednesday to the Commission on Elections , sitting as the National Board of Canvassers .
Tue May 14, 2013
South China Morning Post
Aquino boosted as Marcos clan wins big in Philippine elections
Kenji Fujimoto was accepted into Kim Jong-il's inner circle during a 13-year stint serving North Korea's first family.
Mon May 13, 2013
Voice of America
The Philippines held midterm legislative elections May 13, 2013.
Election posters for the midterm elections hang along a street as residents walk to a polling precinct in Taguig, Metro Manila May 13, 2013.
Comelec: Polls generally okay
Glitches suffered by the precinct count optical scan machines did not deter the Commission on Elections from assessing the conduct of 2013 midterm polls on Monday as generally okay.
Despite a number of isolated election-related violent incidents in some parts of the country, the Armed Forces of the Philippines assessed Monday's conduct of elections nationwide as generally peaceful.
Sun May 12, 2013
Polling centers open to 52M voters
More than 30,000 polling centers across the country opened Monday morning to some 52,014,648 Filipinos who are voting for candidates in congressional and local elections dominated by political dynasties and celebrities.
Ang Ladlad party brings beauty parlours and gay pageants out to vote in Philippines
As the country holds midterm elections, Ang Ladlad is hoping to be the world's first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender party to win a seat in a national parliament Ladlad lead candidate Bemz Benedito , with her boyfriend, campaigning in the Philippines town of Baguio, northern Luzon.
Sat May 11, 2013
Legal here, illegal there: The dog meat trade in East Asia and Southeast Asia
"Unlike South Korea, the dog meat trade in the Philippines is illegal, so there is more of a chance to shut operations down," Rosalyn says comparing the countries.
Thu May 09, 2013
Groups stage human barricades to demand power from EDC's geothermal plants
Close to 1,000 protesters from at least 40 civil society groups in North Cotabato barricaded on Thursday the streets leading to the Mindanao sub-office of the Energy Development Corporation in Barangay Ilomavis here to demand from the geothermal power plants to divert 25 percent of their total dispatch to the host city and province.
Wed May 08, 2013
CAR poll bets told to declare expenses honestly
THE Commission on Elections in Cordillera region has told candidates running in this year's midterm elections to declare their campaign expenses honestly.
PHLPost eyes 31% revenue growth, expands shipping options via DHL
Philippine Postal Corp. aims to raise revenues by 31 percent to P4.6 billion this year from last year's actual revenues of P3.5 billion as it beefs up express international mail services to cope with the changing market needs.
Mon May 06, 2013
Tibaldo: Respecting Ancestral Traditions and Rekindling Cultural Pride
LUCKY are those who pay tribute to their historical past and respect their cultural beliefs and traditions but I feel sorry just the same to those who opted to shun themselves from it and remain detached or uncommitted.
Sun May 05, 2013
2013 Limgas na Pangasinan is a champion for the environment
This year's Limgas na Pangasinan clinched the title with her winning response in the question-and-answer portion where she related how beauty contests can serve the campaign for environmental protection.