Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Maguindanao Martial Law Stays

The Supreme Court (SC) has refrained from issuing a temporary restraining order (TRO) on Presidential Proclamation No. 1959 that declared a martial law rule in Maguindanao province. More

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Maguindanao Encounter?

DILG Secretary Ronaldo Puno: Rebel forces loyal to the powerful Muslim clan of Ampatuan whose stronghold is under martial law in the southern province of Maguindanao have engaged troops in clashes. More

Tiger Woods Blues

The tabloid storm enveloping Tiger Woods gathered strength Sunday with more lurid revelations from supposed mistresses and claims of million-dollar payoffs to cover up a string of alleged affairs. More

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Snubbed Again

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo failed to meet United States President Barack Obama when both leaders attended the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. on Thursday (late evening in Manila), her spokesperson said.

Monday, February 02, 2009

No More Docu Tax

In a bid to help the stock market regain its competitiveness and cope with the global financial crisis, the Senate adopted Tuesday a motion to abolish the documentary stamp tax.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Another One Bites The Dust

Another rural bank in Bohol declared a bank holiday on Wednesday after it experienced heavy withdrawals by its depositors following the closure of a rural bank in December 2008.

LPG Shortage Artifical

The supposed shortage in the supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is only "artificial" created by unscrupulous re-fillers and dealers, Vice President Noli de Castro said Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Shell At It Again

Major oil player Pilipinas Shell will increase the price of its gasoline by P1 per liter effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, but reduce the price of diesel by P0.74 per liter and kerosene by P1 per liter, vice president for communications Bobby Kanapi said Tuesday.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Coffee, Anyone?

A 21-year study finds that moderate coffee drinkers are much less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.