By Jeannette I. Andrade
Saying their arrest nine years ago was unlawful and the evidence against them obtained illegally, a Quezon City judge acquitted on Monday two Indonesians and a Malaysian suspected of being members of the Southeast Asian terrorists group Jemaah Islamiyah.
By DJ Yap
As a child, he dreamed of flying in the sky as a commercial airline pilot. Next year, Chino Roque will be taking his ambition further and farther—into space.
By Nikko Dizon
Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani talked to the media on arriving in Manila on Friday but begged off from recounting the details of his 18-month abduction by Islamist militants. He is returning to Jordan today.
In 1997, new South African President Nelson Mandela visited the Philippines and then 37-year-old TV journalist Loren Legarda got an opportunity to interview him. The following is the transcript of the interview aired on ABS-CBN on March 4, 1997.
By Lourdes Santos Tancinco
On the Friday before Thanksgiving week, I received a call from a woman community leader in San Francisco asking me if I was interested in being in a panel to discuss various immigration issues of the Filipino-American community. I readily said “absolutely!” When I was told it was to be on Nov. 25, the day of American president Barack Obama’s San Francisco visit, I became doubly excited.
Emir-Deogene Mendoza, a student at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, said he wanted to give his overseas working parents “something that would recognize their hard work and sacrifice.”
By Susan K
Eden Laylo of Batangas came to Inquirer Radio 990 AM to seek the help of Bantay OCW Foundation concerning the problem of her sister Marife.
By Jerome Aning
All is fair in love. And fiancé visa petitions. The United States Embassy in Manila on Friday said it had issued its first fiancé visa to a same-sex couple, a Filipino and an American soldier serving in Afghanistan who will get married next month.
By DJ Yap
Greenpeace on Friday proposed that the government take the rehabilitation and reconstruction of areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” as an opportunity to build climate-resilient communities powered by renewable energy (RE).
By Christian V. Esguerra
Burma (Myanmar) signed six memorandums with the Philippines, including an agreement granting nonvisa entry for up to 14 days to Filipinos holding ordinary passports, on the first full day of President Thein Sein’s three-day state visit here.
On June 22, Filipino-Algerian sisters Nadjoua and Linda Bansil were abducted by at least 10 armed men in Patikul town, Sulu province, while riding a passenger jeepney to Jolo town. The two were doing a film on the sultanate of Sulu.
By Tarra Quismundo
Amid rising tensions between claimants to territory in the East China Sea and the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines’ stand of invoking international law in asserting its own claim against an increasingly aggressive China is gaining support from international law experts.