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WWII vet receives medals - Warwick Beacon
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rhode Island state Rep. Lisa Tomasso on Monday presented medals and awards to World War II veteran Anthony D'Abrosca at Coventry Town Hall before D'Abrosca's family and friends.
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PNP to deploy 10,000 cops under Super Task-Force "Kapayapaan" for SONA 2014
To ensure peace and order and safety during the fifth State of the Nation Address of President Benigno S. Aquino III on July 28, the Philippine National Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of 10,000 policemen with the activation of Super Task-Force "Kapayapaan 2014."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Pinoy street food in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Steve Angeles via Twitter
A smoking Filipino craze is hitting the streets of Los Angeles, appealing to the hungry, the adventurous, and the homesick.
Limlingan: Power woes
CONSUMERS of electric power scratch their heads in dismay nowadays because of the rotational brown-out that is being implemented by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines or the NGCP.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Catholic Church commemorates today the Feast of Saint Lawrence of Brindisi, the greatest Capuchin preacher and the first Capuchin-Franciscan to be honored as a Doctor of the Universal Church.
Philippines orders nationals to quit Libya
The Philippines on Sunday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee the country due to the worsening unrest there.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Sofitel Manila's Discrimination of UNTV Story Goes Viral, #NoToSofitel Trends Worldwide
Sofitel Manila has dominated Twitterlandia under Philippines and Worldwide Trending marquee for one week, albeit on a sour note.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Schools asked to include Russian as elective course to boost tourism
IN ANTICIPATION of the influx of Russian tourists to the Philippines, Russian Federation Honorary Consul Armi Garcia is planning to tap schools and universities here to offer Russian language as an elective course, especially for tourism-related and nursing courses.
My Personal Empathy for MH17 Passengers
Niena traveled on Malaysia Airlines in March and April from Saudi Arabia to Malaysia and the Philippines.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
SM Pampanga celebrates Children's Book Day
SM City Pampanga joined this year's celebration of National Children's Book Day with a host of storytelling activities inside the mall.
Cruise lines eye PHL as cruise ship destination
Three of the world's leading cruise companies - Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Lines - have expressed interest to help develop the Philippines as a cruise ship destination.
The Best of the Philippines book launch
LAUNCHED last April 10 at the Tapas Bar of the Makati Shangri-La Manila hotel, the first travel coffee table book of its kind with a quirky and confident title of The Best of the Best of the Philippines was eagerly awaited by guests when it was finally unveiled to the public.
Trader urges RDC: Oppose Sangley airport...
A businessman has asked the Regional Development Council in Central Luzon to oppose the plan of the Department of Transportation and Communication to build a new airport at Sangley Point in Cavite.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Honeyman: Ibaraki Prefecture
THE recent visit of Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. to Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan is very welcome.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
TigerAir launches flights CDO-MLA-CDO
Tigerair Philippines' chief legal officer and head of corporate affairs lawyer Leilani de Leon welcomed the guests, and expressed her gratitude on behalf of Tigerair.
Franchise Asia Philippines 2014 opens today
The Philippines will take center stage in the global franchising industry this week when Franchise Asia Philippines 2014 opens its gates to about 500 exhibitors and over 50,000 attendees, including business experts, and trade buyers, making it the biggest, grandest and most anticipated franchising event in the world this year.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Dapudong-Sithyatha Saved After Ref Compromise
The pullout of IBO Super Flyweight champion Edrin "The Sting" Dapudong from his first title defense against South African Lwandile Sithyatha on July 19 Manila Time in East London, South Africa was averted early Tuesday after the promoter agreed to have internationally respected referee Bruce McTavish who has lived in the Philippines for over 40 ... (more)
PWDs can help promote tourism
Arman Amancio, from the Association of the Differently-Abled Persons of the Philippines, said during Monday's Kapehan sa Davao at SM City that there is no law that discriminates the PWDs from sharing their talents.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Bradenton sailor aboard historic USS Bataan
U.S. Navy Petty Officer Kayla Green of Bradenton, a 2010 graduate of Manatee High School, made her mother cry when she revealed her post-graduation plans.
For love of dance
Through the ages, dance has been man's way of rejoicing in victories, in celebrating milestones in his life, in expressing grief, gratitude and even fear, in paying homage to his maker, as in the sinulog.