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US service to mourn journalist slain by militants

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The American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants, James Foley, is being remembered in a Catholic ceremony at his hometown church.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

HK news boss counters rival’s fake obit with video

A copy of a full-page obituary announcement in Thursday's Oriental Daily is displayed in Hong Kong Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. The notice says Hong Kong pro-democracy media magnate Lai Chee-ying died at 65 from AIDS and multiple cancers. It referred to Lai by his Chinese name but used a different written character for Chee that sounds the same. Next Media boss Jimmy Lai, who owns Apple Daily, Hong Kong's sole pro-democracy newspaper, appeared in a humorous video to counter the obituary of him published in the rival newspaper. Lai says in the video he is "sorry to disappoint" whoever paid for the full-page announcement in the Oriental Daily. AP

A Hong Kong pro-democracy media magnate appeared in a humorous video to counter an obituary of him published Thursday in a rival newspaper.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NBI ordered to probe bribe raps vs Baraan, gov’t prosecutors in Maguindanao massacre

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Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct an investigation on allegations that Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan and government prosecutors handling the Maguindanao massacre case received bribe money.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Man accused of harassing radioman apologizes

An employee of the local government of Midsayap town, North Cotabato province, who was accused of harassing a broadcaster over an inaccurate weather forecast on Wednesday has formally apologized.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Farmer goes ballistic over radio’s wrong weather report

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A farmer stormed into a local radio station and berated its broadcaster for giving a wrong weather forecast, an official of a local press association said.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »