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Obama visit in the PH means no-fly, no-sail zones; red alert up

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President Aquino and US President Barack Obama. MALACAÑANG FILE PHOTO

The entire country may as well be in a state of alert for the overnight visit here of US President Barack Obama. Military units assigned to support the Presidential Security Group (PSG), the lead agency providing security for Obama, have been placed on red alert.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘X-Factor Israel’ winner Fostanes suffered humiliation in her country

TOAST OF ISRAEL  Rose Fostanes, a Filipino caregiver from Taguig, wins the first season of Israel’s “X-Factor,” with her rendition of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way.”  X-FACTOR ISRAEL FACEBOOK

“Baboy! Bumaba ka diyan! Magigiba ang stage! (Hey, pig! Get off! The stage might collapse!).” This was the heckling suffered by Rose Fostanes, 47, back when she was joining local singing contests in the Philippines.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA opens shop in Muntinlupa mall


Passport services have become more accessible for those residing in or near Muntinlupa City with the Department of Foreign Affairs-National Capital Region (DFA-NCR) opening a consular office at an Alabang mall.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Victory for the underdog’

CELEBRITY PET  Kabang strikes a pose as she faces the press upon her arrival at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2, accompanied by veterinarian Anton Lim. RODEL ROTONI

It would have been the usual press conference, with photographers and TV cameramen jostling each other, trying to get a better view of their subject.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Korean casino spree organizer gambles firm’s money away

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The temptation to gamble must have been too hard to resist for a Korean casino junket employee who ended up losing more than P13 million of his company’s money.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »