Monthly Archives: May 2013

After Scarborough, is Ayungin next?

MANILA — Is China poised to repeat its takeover of Scarborough Shoal in Ayungin Shoal? A Chinese Air Force general has boasted to China’s media about how its military took control of

Q1 growth at 7.8%, highest in Asia

MANILA – The Philippine economy expanded by a strong 7.8 percent in the first quarter of the year, exceeding market and government expectations and making it the highest growth for the period registered

P200-M ‘pork’ missing — Audit

MANILA — Around  P200 million in Priority Development Assistance Fund  released by the Department of Agriculture from 2007 to 2008 to a non-governmental organization could not be accounted for, state auditors said

Family of slain Taiwanese files murder raps

MANILA Economic and Cultural Office chairman Amadeo Perez Jr. yesterday said the filing of murder charges by the daughter of the 65-year-old Taiwanese fisherman who was slain in an encounter with Philippine

Justice questions Sereno’s ruling anew

MANILA — For the second time in five months, Senior Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro is questioning Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. This time, it was Sereno’s ruling issued on Wednesday, while

3 dead as blast rocks Serendra

MANILA — An explosion of unknown origin rocked Bonifacio Global City (BGC) Friday night. Chief Supt. Jose Erwin Villacorte, chief of the Southern Police District (SPD), said that based on initial investigation,