Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hope is not always a good thing

By Val G. Abelgas IT SHOULD not surprise us anymore that despite the difficulties of the past few years, the Filipinos remain as optimistic as ever of the coming year. Hope springs

Corona’s ‘Achilles heel’

By Perry Diaz LAST December 14, 2011 at the steps of the Supreme Court between two imposing Grecian columns, embattled Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona rallied his supporters and warned them

Where did the Binondo Central Bank’s dollars go?

By Frank Wenceslao AS 2011 nears its end Christmas and the holiday season bring a treasured chance to welcome the spirit of joy and peace into 2012.  Surrounded by family and loved

Pinay student one of best gift wrappers in US

SAN DIEGO, California – As a little girl growing up in San Pedro, Rizal, Diana Lemos always had a fondness for the way Christmas gifts were wrapped. “Mayroon mga gift wrapping booths

Foreign arrivals this year top 2010 figures

  MORE THAN 3.5 million foreigners visited or entered the country this year, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported Wednesday. Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. in a statement said that as of

$.5-B Settlement over TV price-fixing scheme in US

SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced on Tuesday that her office, along with the offices of seven other attorneys general, has reached a $553 million settlement with manufacturers that