Tropical Storm Utor headed for typhoon-battered Philippines

MANILA (AP) — A new tropical storm approaching the Philippines is on track to become the second typhoon in 10 days to batter the archipelago, as the country struggles to recover from mudslides that left more than 1,000 people dead or missing, forecasters said Thursday. Tropical Storm Utor was about Read more »

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New Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno

“I thank her Excellency, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo for extending to me this appointment to be the 22nd Chief Justice of our country. Above all else, I thank the Almighty for this extraordinary gift, more accurately, this trust which is heavily laden with responsibility.

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After and Before

Just in case you’ve been hiding under a rock lately, or you’re a woman. You’ve probably heard or seen the 2007 wine calendar featuring our almost too young pamangkin Angelica Panganiban. A quick google search will point you to the right direction. What’s the hoopla? Well, after said highly Photoshopped Read more »

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Little flute seller

Jojo Andrada via Flickr – She tried to sell me a flute (which I declined). Later on in the afternoon, these kids (flutesellers) got excited over the camera I carried and were clamouring for their pictures to be taken. I took a lot of pictures of these children.

Death toll up as aid arrives

LEGASPI, Philippines (AFP) – The first foreign aid flights of food and medicines have arrived in the eastern Philippines, where officials said devastating mudslides had left at least 1,266 people dead or missing.

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40 Good Reasons to be ‘Pinoy’

NI ROLAND TOLENTINO – Kung iginagalang itong makulay na mundo ng pagka-Filipino, bakit naghihikahos ang driver at pasahero sa loob nito? Trip down memory lane tayo: magkano ang pamasahe mo noong sumasakay ka ng jeep, at sa ikot noong nag-aaral ka sa UP? Magkano na ang pamasahe ngayon?