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27 party-list groups proclaimed

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed on Monday 27 party-list groups, whose nominees will occupy 35 of 57 seats available for marginalized sectors in the House of Representatives. The 27 party-list groups and their respective number of seats are: Coalition...

Aquino win ‘a return for oligarchs’

BY KATRINA MENNEN A. VALDEZ REPORTER The apparent victory of Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino 3rd in the May 10 polls signals the return of the oligarchy, a prominent Cornell University professor said. Benedict Richard Anderson, an Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor...

Asian conflicts exact heavy civilian toll in 2009 — Amnesty

LONDON, May 27, 2010 (AFP) - Asian conflicts took a brutal toll on civilians in 2009, killing thousands and leaving millions homeless, destitute and often ignored by governments responsible for their misery, Amnesty said Thursday. From Afghanistan and Pakistan to...

The little boy with a big heart

Streetchild turned philanthropist Cris Valdez (left) and his group of caring children have made it their mission to help the needy and fellow children through their own savings. (Photo by CHARI VILLEGAS) A few years back, Cris “Kesz” Valdez was...

Benguet town set to establish engineered sanitary landfill

TUBA, Benguet – The municipal government here is now doubling its efforts to enlighten residents of Barangay Taloy Sur which is located along Marcos Highway on the benefits of hosting an engineered sanitary landfill that it plans to set...

US visa fees up wordwide

A day after implementing an online United States visa application scheme for non-immigrants, the US Department of State has decided to increase Machine-Readable Visa (MRV) fees worldwide starting June 4. View full post on Latest News

‘Plan B’ to address budget gap needed

President Gloria Arroyo’s successor needs a “Plan B” to address the country’s growing budget gap that a pledged crackdown on corruption might not be able to solve, Finance Secretary Margarito Teves said on Tuesday. As Congress began an official count...

Kris won’t be my First Lady – Noynoy

Presidential frontrunner Senator Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III supports the decision of his sometimes-controversial sister, Kris Aquino, to give up part of her showbiz career for the sake of the apparent incoming “First Family” but clarified that she will...

Vote canvassing in Congress begins

But canvassers won’t entertain poll fraud raps BY EFREN L. DANAO Congress, which is due to constitute itself into the National Board of Canvassers today (Monday), will make the fastest proclamation of the president-elect and vice president-elect in Philippine history, Senators...

Benigno Aquino III has hard road ahead

There is a timeless quality to Philippine politics. The names in any election are familiar, as are the issues. Yet even in this amberlike world, the most recent presidential election seemed particularly populated by ghosts. In the top slot, Mr....
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From IT to entrepreneurship

For this edition of #PinoysDownUnder, we talked to ANTHONY HERRERA, owner of New Life Cycles Bike Shop and Enelssie...
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