News from Manila, Philippines

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MANILA, Philippines – Matapos ang isang araw na magpatupad ng putol na biyahe dahil sa sunog at masira ang cable wire sa istasyon ng Sta. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Isang ginang na kilalang sangkot sa transaksyon ng iligal na droga ang pinagbabaril at napaslang ng mga hindi nakilalang lalaki habang [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Arestado ang isang 45-anyos na  lalaki at ang menor-de-edad na anak na kapwa sangkot sa pagbebenta ng iligal na droga sa isinagawang bu [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Inihahanda na ang kasong  murder  na isasampa ng pamilya ni Kian Delos Santos laban sa tatlong pulis na sangkot sa pagkamatay ng binati [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – Isang retiradong police Major at anak nito ang kapwa nasawi makaraang tambangan at pagbabarilin ng hindi pa nakikilalang mga suspek sa [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

LONDON — Following a trade and investment mission organized by the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BBCP) to Davao in March, a number of UK firms have begun making plans for expansion in Davao City, with two firms already having set up shop.

Returning to the Philippines in July for [...]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 5:54:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

Published: 3: 15 p.m., Aug. 21, 2017 | Updated: 1:28 a.m., Aug. 22, 2017

A retired policeman who had headed the anti-illegal drug teams of the San Juan and Mandaluyong police was killed along with his son by still unidentified gunmen in Mandaluyong City on Monday morning.

Authorities said they were eyeing [...]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 5:28:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

Film festivals perform a crucial role in the industry, says Madonna Tarrayo, Unitel president and festival director of CineFilipino. A festival not only gives filmmakers a chance to “showcase” their creativity; it also allows producers to spot promising talents from among the finalists, she points out.

Tarrayo will never tire [...]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

Bianca Gonzalez-Intal is an influencer and a storyteller. She has put the power of social media to good use. She has 6.3 million followers on Twitter, 1.8 million followers on Instagram, and 2.7 million followers on Facebook.

Her feed shows a mix of her family life with her husband, PBA [...]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

“We were not invaded,” President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday night, contradicting the claim of Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio that Chinese ships were now guarding a newly created island in the West Philippine Sea.

Carpio has described this as an “invasion of Philippine territory by China.”

“Hindi naman na [...]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 4:38:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
MANILA, Philippines – The Liberal Party (LP) called on Filipinos yesterday to fight police abuses reportedly committed in the course of the administration’s [...]
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MANILA, Philippines – Oil companies will increase gasoline prices but will reduce diesel and kerosene prices today amid volatility in the international oil m [...]
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MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Isang yesterday continued to bring heavy rains and strong winds, causing floods in Metro Manila and forcing the cancella [...]
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MANILA, Philippines – Eleventh grader Kian Loyd delos Santos was “intentionally killed” with three “treacherous wounds” to the head and back while lying face [...]
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MANILA, Philippines – Despite China’s creeping occupation of land features within Philippine waters, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has embarked on a joint [...]
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