Monthly Archives: August 2012

7.6 quake hits east of PH

MANILA —A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit the sea area east of Eastern Samar on Friday evening triggering a tsunami warning across the region, seismologists said. At least one house collapsed in

Aquino confirms Roxas is new DILG chief

MANILA – President Aquino confirmed on Friday the appointment of Transportation and Communications Sec. Mar Roxas as the new chief of the Department of Interior and Local Government. Roxas’s appointment came almost

Robredo honored at Magsaysay Awards

MANILA — The late Interior secretary Jesse Robredo was honored during the formal awarding ceremonies of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Friday, of which he was an awardee in 2000. “Ramon Magsaysay and

2 Pinoys among 10 Outstanding Young Persons of the World

MANILA – Two Filipinos made it to the list of 2012 Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (TOYP) on Thursday for their contribution in healthcare and social enterprise. They are Dr.

Jessica to sing at Democrat convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Filipino-American singer Jessica Sanchez, the American Idol runner-up, will be one of the performers in the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jessica will perform on Wednesday at

Romney: America must ‘turn the page’

TAMPA, Florida — Lifted by a show of Republican unity that once seemed so distant, Mitt Romney plunged into the presidential campaign’s final 67 days focused more than ever on jobs and