Monthly Archives: May 2012

Binay party to go it alone

MANILA – The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will go it alone in next year’s elections, the political alliance said on Thursday. Navotas Rep. Tobias Tiangco, UNA secretary-general, said the political alliance of

Congress scored for media gag bill

MANILA — Seven press groups and some lawmakers on Thursday slammed Congress for rushing the passage of a bill with a provision that would carry harsh penalties for journalists. The Philippine Press

Russia, China oppose armed action vs. Syria

DAMASCUS — China on Wednesday restated its opposition to military intervention in Syria, as Russia sought to halt fresh United Nations (UN) Security Council action after a massacre of civilians sparked global

PH economy surges 6.4%

MANILA — The Philippine economy, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP), surpassed expectations when it posted a growth rate of 6.4 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to a

Pinoys to form PH ‘human flag’ in NY

FILIPINOS in New York will participate in a human flag march on Saturday to raise funds for the thousands affected by tropical storm “Sendong” in the provinces of Iligan, Cagayan de Oro

Thousands attend ‘Para sa Inyo Kapamilya’ event

CARSON, California – Thousands joined in a month-long event to thank kapamilyas who have been supporting Balitang America and ABS-CBN International Foundation for 10 years now. The goal of the “Para Sa