Monthly Archives: December 2012

Aquino: 2012 a good year for PH

MANILA — The year 2012 has been a good year for the Philippines and 2013 is likely to be even better. Thus declared President Benigno S. Aquino III as he expressed satisfaction

Binay warns Cebu cops not to force out Garcia

MANILA — The Office of the Vice President on Sunday warned police officials in Cebu against using force to carry out threats to remove suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, who has lived in

Reuter, legendary Jesuit, dies at 96

MANILA — Fr. James Reuter, SJ, the revered and well-loved American priest and honorary Filipino, passed away Monday from lung and heart failure, the Ateneo de Manila University community has announced. He

Quinta leaves 20 dead in Visayas

MANILA — At least 20 people died in the aftermath of typhoon Quinta, which also destroyed P224 million worth of property, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Sunday.

Fireworks injuries rise to 186 before New Year

MANILA – Philippine officials Monday reported more injuries from fireworks as the emergency services braced for a night of thunderous and sometimes deadly merrymaking to usher in the new year. Injuries linked

Young PH scientists bag 11 silvers in robot contest

MANILA – Filipino science prodigies bagged 11 silver medals at the recent 14th International Robot Olympiad (IRO) held in South Korea to give the Philippines its best finish so far in an