Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Aiza is top Himig Handog winner


MANILA, Philippines - The song Ano’ng Nangyari Sa Ating Dalawa, written by Jovinor Tan of Malabon City and interpreted by Aiza Seguerra, won first place in the country’s largest multimedia songwriting competition, Himig Handog, with the theme Pinoy Pop (P-POP) Love Songs: Mga Awit at Kwento ng Pusong Pilipino from ABS-CBN and Star Records.

Pope recalls joyous, stormy papacy


VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff Wednesday at his final general audience in St. Peter's Square, recalling moments of “joy and light” during his papacy but also times of great difficulty. He also thanked his flock for respecting his decision to retire.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Meralco posts P16.265-B core income


MANILA, Philippines - Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s largest power distributor, reported yesterday  that it surpassed its P16-billion core net income target for last year, thanks to higher electricity sales.

DepEd releases school calendar for 2013-14; classes to start June 3


School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014, the Department of Education said over the weekend.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Ati tribe spokesman shot dead in Boracay


A spokesperson for Boracay Ati Tribal Organization (BATO), was gunned down by an unidentified gunman after attending a meeting in Brgy. Balabag on the famous island resort of Boracay Friday night.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Jamby camp blames volunteers for 'anti-corruption iPad' promo


MANILA, Philippines - (UPDATE 6:52PM) The camp of administration senatorial candidate Jamby Madrigal blamed volunteers in her campaign for hatching the social media campaign offering an iPad as a prize,but she apologized to Comelec, which said the investigation has begun and continues though her apology is noted.

Comelec: No rules on online political campaign


MANILA, Philippines - Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez dispelled notions that the poll body has been monitoring every tweet and Facebook post of the May elections candidates.
Saying Comelec is mainly interested in how much money political hopefuls spend for their online publicity, Jimenez insisted that limits for Internet campaigns are rather minimal.

Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo 'trying to rekindle something'


Magkasamang nanood ng Foursome concert (nina Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Pops Fernandez at Martin Nievera) sina Dra. Vicki Belo at Hayden Kho, Jr. noong Huwebes, February 14, sa SM Mall of Asia Arena.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Kylie Padilla, gustong mag-stargazing kasama si Aljur Abrenica


Sa kabila ng kanyang busy schedule sa taping ng bagong soap ng "Unforgettable," gusto pa rin ng Kapuso actress na si Kylie Padilla na mag-celebrate sa Araw ng mga Puso.

Arnel Pineda docu gets new trailer ahead of US theatrical release

This new trailer for “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey” was posted on YouTube on Monday ahead of the acclaimed documentary’s theatrical release in the U.S. next month.

3 miyembro ng pamilya minasaker sa Taguig


MANILA, Philippines - Tatlong miyembro ng isang pamilya kabilang ang isang 9-anyos na batang lalaki ang nasawi nang paulanan ng bala ng mga hindi pa nakikilalang salarin ang kanilang bahay sa Taguig City kamakalawa ng gabi.

Comelec OKs Absentee Voting For Journalists


MANILA, Philippines --- Members of the media may now cast their votes ahead of the election day in May.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Binay candies, Chiz hotdog prompt Comelec to check if senatorial bets violated elections laws


MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections is looking into possible violations of election laws by reelectionist senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero and the person behind the distribution of candies bearing the surname “Binay.”

New Pope Likely by End of March – Vatican


ROME (Reuters) — A new pope will probably be elected by the end of March, a Vatican spokesman said on Monday, after Pope Benedict left his aides “incredulous” with his announcement that he would resign because he was too weak to fulfill the duties of his office.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Top 10 highest-paying jobs in PH bared


Rather than base career choices on the latest fad, young Pinoys should go for in-demand jobs, the Labor chief said, as she bared the top 10 highest-paying occupations in the Philippines.

Monday, February 04, 2013

Dodie Boy Jr. cited as global rising star


MANILA, Philippines - Unbeaten superbantamweight Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr. was recently named among 15 fighters from seven different countries in the list of the “Stars of 2015” by the editors of the London-based weekly publication Boxing News and made it to the elite cast with only one other Asian, WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan.

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Daniel Padilla’s Dad Supports ‘KathNiel’


MANILA, Philippines – Daniel Padilla need not worry should he take his onscreen romance with Kathryn Bernardo to another level as his father fully supports him.

Rob Reyes: Welcoming back the imports!


Hello again guys! Sorry, it’s been a while. I got caught up with a few things last conference and just wasn’t able to write. Hope you missed me, it feels good to be in front of the computer doing something other than checking my Facebook/Twitter timelines. So on with the column.

11 hurt as power plant scaffolding collapses


At least 11 workers were reported injured after a scaffolding at a power plant in Pililia town in Rizal province collapsed Sunday afternoon.

Saturday, February 02, 2013

'Lucky No. 7' sa special election na ginawa sa buwan ng Pebrero


Alam n'yo ba kung para saan ang inaprubahang espesyal na batas ng mga mambabatas noong Disyembre 1985 na nagtatakda ng isang espesyal na halalan na ginanap sa sumunod na taon sa buwan ng Pebrero?