Monthly Archives: October 2013

Defeated barangay bet kills 3 siblings

MANILA — A barangay captain went berserk and shot three of his siblings dead after he and his daughter were defeated in Monday’s barangay elections. The police said Manuel Arcenas, 58, of

BI says NFA chief dual citizen

MANILA — The Bureau of Immigration on Tuesday confirmed that the administrator of the National Food Authority, Orlan Calayag, is both a Filipino and an American citizen under the country’s dual citizenship

BCDA shortchanging AFP by over P2B – COA

MANILA  – Over P2 billion could boost the capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to purchase additional military hardware if only the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) will

Chinese harass Pinoy fishers in Ayungin Shoal

MANILA — Chinese vessels have been harassing Filipino fishermen at the area of the Philippine-occupied Ayungin Shoal in the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea, Mayor Eugenio Bitoonon of Kalayaan town

Obama approval rating hits ‘all-time low’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s approval rating has sunk to a record low, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Wednesday night, amid deepening concern over U.S. spying and Obamacare. Increasing

Rico still a chico

RICO J. Puno remains young at heart. He is forever a “chico,” which translates to young boy in Spanish, and which happens to be the name of his newest venture, Chico Rico