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My Personal Ordeal with the Arrogant Managers of McDonald’s

My name is Gary Granada, I am a Kaalagad volunteer, and I need 5 seconds of your time to help reduce the use of styrofoam in fast food chains. What was meant to be a nice and simple Saint Francis Day motorcade-march to McDonald’s yesterday turned out to be a Read more »

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In Transit: Buses and Terminals

A photo essay by estanli.net via flickr.com

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Take Them Down

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, center, is briefed by Bayani Fernando, right, chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on the progress of dismantling giant billboards towering above major roads in Manila (background) during her visit to a major highway known as EDSA south of Manila Monday Oct. Read more »

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Communist rebels attack new airport

Manila – Communist rebels on Sunday attacked the construction site of a new international airport project in the central Philippines, torching various equipment, police said. The raid occurred before dawn in the outskirts of Silay City in the central province of Negros Occidental, according to Superintendent Celestino Guara, city Read more »

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RP joins call for North Korea to halt nuclear test

(AP) MANILA, Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Saturday urged North Korea to halt a planned nuclear test, saying it would endanger Asia’s security and set back peace-building efforts and set back peace-building efforts of a Southeast Asian security forum.

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Imelda Marcos acquitted of graft

MANILA (AFP) Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos wept after a court acquitted her of graft charges, though many more cases against her are still pending. Marcos, 76, broke down in tears when the verdict was read in the special anti-corruption court known as the Sandiganbayan.