Thousands of maids protest new Philippines labour law

HONG KONG (AFP) – Thousands of Filipina maids were set to march through Hong Kong on Sunday, in protest at a labour law proposed by the Philippines government that has angered millions of its citizens working abroad. The demonstration, set to begin at 2:00 pm (0600 GMT) and directed Read more »

Loi running?

DON’T count me out yet. This was Sen. Luisa “Loi” Ejercito’s message to different political parties, particularly the opposition. Ejercito said she has received “words of encouragement” from several people, including Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, to seek re-election.

Nigeria hostage crisis

Some hostages of the Philippines sit as they are guarded by militants of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) at an undisclosed location on the creeks of Niger delta January 31, 2007.

Lani on husband Bong: Nobody’s perfect

By Nini Valera – “I HAVE KNOWN [for quite a while] that he has a son by another woman,” said Lani Mercado, referring to her husband, Sen. Bong Revilla.In an exclusive interview with Inquirer Entertainment, Lani, 38, said she and Bong just didn’t talk about Read more »

Philippines Plans To Open New Int’l Airport Terminal Soon

MANILA -(Dow Jones)- The Philippines plans to open a new terminal at Manila’s international airport on a limited basis in March or April, a government official said Wednesday.

Pangilinan: Liberal at Nacionalista sanib-pwersa na

Nagsanib-pwersa na umano ang partido Liberal ni Sen. Franklin Drilon at Nacionalista ni Sen. Manuel Villar, ani Sen. Francis Pangilinan sa panayam ng DZMM nitong Lunes. Ayon kay Pangilinan, kasalukuyang pinoproseso ang kasunduan ng dalawang partido sa pag-uusap ni Drilon at Villar na ayon sa kanyang tingin ay Read more »