By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay will lead on Monday morning the inauguration of the Iglesia Ni Cristo’s (INC) Philippine Arena, considered the world’s largest domed indoor arena.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Informal settlers and illegal structures are coming back to the idle properties of the North Luzon Railways Corp. (NorthRail) from Caloocan City to Clark Field, Pampanga, because of senior management’s decision to save a few millions in security costs.
CAIRO – At least 17 people were killed in Egypt on Tuesday when a bus ploughed into a truck south of Cairo, state television reported. The accident occurred near the town of Safaga, 570 kilometers (about 355 miles) south of Cairo, the report said, adding that 25 other passengers were injured in the crash. [...]
Police in southern India detained five construction company officials Sunday as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon rains. It was one of two weekend building collapses that killed at least 26 people.
By Leila B. Salaverria
The Commission on Audit has found a host of “red flags,” like excessive costs and unauthorized signatories, in the contracts of public works projects worth P16.9 billion that 12 contractors cornered in 2009 and 2010.