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How’s this for a fit: a shoe line by Imelda Marcos

MANILA — Surrounded by paintings by Picasso and Gauguin, an impeccably coiffed Imelda Marcos perched regally on the Louis XIV couch in her high-rise flat, discussing her topics of expertise: beauty, fashion and — of course — shoes.

Philippines’ defense secretary resigns

MANILA – The Philippines’ defence secretary said on Sunday he would resign at the end of November, weeks after publicly opposing President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s attempts to shake up the political system.

Pool players from 40 countries in Manila for World title

(AFP) – The 2006 World Pool Championships is to get underway in Manila with 128 of the world’s leading players from 40 countries competing for a winners purse valued at 100,000 dollars, the biggest prize yet in the 17-year tournament. Defending champion Wu Chia-ching of Taiwan, a pool prodigy Read more »

Nine Pinays detained for prostitution in UAE

Nine Filipino women suspected to be engaged in prostitution were detained in the United Arab Emirates, an official said Saturday. Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Eduardo Malaya said the suspected prostitutes have been held since October 30 in the Dubai area.

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RP to set-up its own test center for Pinoy nurses

PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo issued Executive Order 550, allotting P10 million for the creation of a task force setting up the country’s own testing center for nurses.

Chief Justice Miriam Santiago?

SHE may be the “Iron Lady” but she does not stand a ghost of a chance of being recommended by an old boys’ club to be the country’s next Chief Justice. This was the dim prediction made yesterday by a leading member of the Senate vis a vis the Read more »