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Diplomatic efforts to halt N. Korea rocket launch

In this Associated Press file photo made from KRT video, a rocket is lifted off from its launch pad in Musudan-ri, North Korea.

South Korea’s top nuclear envoy left for Washington Tuesday for talks on North Korea’s planned rocket launch, as Seoul urged China to play an active role in getting Pyongyang to cancel the mission.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US contacts family of al-Qaida propagandist

The U.S. State Department has offered the government’s condolences to a family whose son became an al-Qaida propagandist and was killed in a drone attack in Yemen, The Charlotte Observer reported Saturday.

Posted: October 9th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Terror activities in the Philippines declined in 2010—US State Dep’t


Terrorist activities by notorious Islamic extremists and communist rebels in the Philippines generally declined last year although terrorist attacks continued, the US State Department said in a report.

Posted: August 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippines taken off US trafficking blacklist

The United States on Monday removed the Philippines and Singapore from a human trafficking watch list that had drawn concerns from the close allies. The US State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report has become increasingly sensitive for Southeast Asian governments, which face a cutoff of US assistance if they are found to be unresponsive [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

US honors Zamboanga city prosecutor


The US State Department has awarded a Zamboanga City prosecutor for her efforts to pursue cases against suspected human smugglers, Justice Undersecretary Jose Vicente Salazar said on Tuesday. In a statement, Salazar said Assistant City Prosecutor Darlene Pajarito received the US State Department’s Global Trafficking in Persons’ Hero Award for handling the biggest number of [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Honasan not impressed with US pledge of help


Sen. Gregorio Honasan II is unimpressed with the US state department’s promise to help arm the Philippines amid growing tension over the Spratly Islands. “We toss the ball back to them: How? And without sounding too materialistic, how much is the hardware, through which channels and more importantly, when?” he said in a radio interview [...]

Posted: June 27th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Philippine bar bomb blast wounds four

COTABATO – An improvised bomb has exploded at a bar in the Philippines’ restive southern Mindanao region, wounding four people, police said Sunday. Witnesses saw a man acting suspiciously and leaving quickly before the bomb exploded at the Starlight Videoke bar in Tacurong city Saturday evening, national police spokesman Chief Superintendent Agrimero Cruz said. No [...]

Posted: June 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police tracking down intelligence tip on Manila terror plot

Philippine authorities are verifying an intelligence report seen by The Associated Press that a top Asian terrorist suspect and the notorious Abu Sayyaf extremist group have sent militants to bomb targets in the capital, Manila.

Posted: June 16th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • 4.6-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Norte
  • Camilla’s brother dies of NYC head injury
  • Nepal officials go to Everest to try to end crisis
  • Escudero ready to defend self should name appear in Napoles’ list
  • Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute
  • Sports

  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Lifestyle

  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Entertainment

  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • Business

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
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