Monthly Archives: January 2013

Conspiracy eyed in Atimonan shooting

MANILA — The National Bureau of Investigation has found that the killing of 13 people at a joint police-military checkpoint in Atimonan, Quezon province, on Jan. 6 was a “conspiracy,” and decided

Lakas to pit Revilla vs Roxas, Binay in 2016

MANILA – It’s still 3 years away, but political parties are already naming their bets for the 2016 presidential elections. If the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will have Vice President Jojo Binay

Magpale padlocks Cebu Capitol

CEBU CITY — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia mocked a suspension order from Malacañang by barricading herself at the Provincial Capitol for 43 days, but the situation turned around on Wednesday when she

Megrino posts rousing TKO victory in Tokyo

PROMISING World Boxing Council International flyweight champion Rey Megrino scored a 3rd round TKO victory over Kenji Kubo in a six round bantamweight bout at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Megrino,

PH economy seen to expand 6.5%

MANILA — “All of us will be impressed,” President Aquino said Tuesday of the report on the full-year economic growth rate in 2012, which the government planning agency is set to release

US economist hails PH success story

MANILA — Visiting American economist Nouriel Roubini hailed the Philippines as an “economic success,” citing the country’s potential to move toward a higher growth rate of at least 7 percent a year.