Monthly Archives: October 2012

Court allows Padaca, Lozada to travel

MANILA — Elections Commissioner Grace Padaca and Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada pleaded not guilty to separate corruption charges that were filed against them before the Sandiganbayan, but the two were allowed to travel

5 die in Davao bus mishap

MANILA — A speeding passenger bus plunged into a deep ravine on the Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte before noon Tuesday, instantly killing the driver and four other

JFK, Newark airports reopen on limited schedule

NEW YORK — Two of the biggest airports serving New York — John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International — have reopened. The first passenger flight to JFK arrived from Long Beach,

Damage from Sandy to hit $20B

WASHINGTON — Airlines have canceled thousands of flights, stranding travelers around the globe. Insurers are bracing for possible damages of $5 billion. Retailers face shrunken sales. Hurricane Sandy took dead aim at

AP: Obama close to 271 electoral votes

WASHINGTON – An Associated Press analysis says President Obama is in position to claim 271 electoral votes — one more than needed to re-claim the White House. The AP also notes: “To

Philippines joins IMEX America anew

By Annie G. Cuevas FOR THE second straight year, the Philippines joined the Incentives, Meetings and Events Expo (IMEX) America held on October 9-11 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las