Monthly Archives: June 2012

Economic growth not felt by poor – IBON

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino 3rd may believe that good governance leads to development and better lives, but millions of Filipinos have yet to feel the effects of the economic growth that

Storms leave 12 dead, millions without power in US

WASHINGTON — Three governors declared a state of emergency after powerful storms swept through the eastern United States Friday night, resulting in at least 12 deaths and leaving more than three million

Former Israeli PM Shamir dies at 96

JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who clung throughout his life to the belief that Israel should hang on to territory and never trust an Arab regime, has died. He

All PH players out in world pool tilt

MANILA — The Philippines appears to be losing its grip as the world’s top billiards nation. Although it managed to send the biggest number of players to the 64-man knockout phase with

Good news on Philippine tourism

By Annie G. Cuevas WITH the Department of Tourism’s “It’s Fun in the Philippines” worldwide campaign in place, good news have been coming from Manila regarding increased visitor arrivals in the country.

San Pablo City’s Patis Tito

THE CITY of San Pablo in Laguna is blessed with numerous tourist attractions. This is one of the few cities in the country that actually has seven lakes. Yet one of the