Daily Archives: August 11, 2014

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Philippine Muslim rebels vow to win peace

Muslim rebels who have been waging a decades-long rebellion in the Philippines said Monday they would “do everything possible” to ensure a peace accord is implemented, as crucial talks made slow progress. Mohagher Iqbal, chief…

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Generals lean on Tayongtong to slay Stags; Bombers win

Games Wednesday 12 p.m. – St. Benilde vs Perpetual (jrs/srs) 4 p.m. – San Beda vs Letran (srs/jrs) MANILA, Philippines – John Tayongtong came through in  the fourth quarter as Emilio Aguinaldo downed San Sebastian,…

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Valdez powers Ateneo over Cagayan in V-League

MANILA, Philippines —  Ateneo drew strength anew from power-hitting Alyssa Valdez as it humbled defending champion Cagayan Valley, 17-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-19, to stay in the Final Four hunt in the Shakey’s V-League Season 11…

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AFP defends arrest of UP graduates

MANILA, Philippines – The military on Monday justified the arrest of two University of the Philippines (UP) graduates in Nueva Ecija and said that no human rights were violated during the operation. Armed Forces chief…

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Zambo execs deny spoiling peace talks

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines  – – City leaders cried foul over the statement of some leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)  that the city iss anti-peace and antagonist of the peace process following the…

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Kontra-SONA: Ejercito hits Palace for opposing DAP ruling

Senator JV Ejercito during the State of the Nation Address last month. AJ Bolando MANILA, Philippines – Senator JV Ejercito on Monday urged the Aquino administration to abide by the Supreme Court decision declaring certain acts…

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Bishop: OFWs in Libya afraid to lose jobs

MANILA, Philippines – An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said on Monday that he acknowledges and respect the decision of many Filipino workers to stay in strife-torn Libya. Bishop Ruperto…

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Downed Sokol chopper can be repaired – Air Force

Photo from the defense department shows an Air Force Sokol helicopter providing security to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas after it crashed as it took off from Camp Ranao in Marawi…

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Yolanda-ravaged Leyte ready for Papal visit

MANILA, Philippines –  The Archdiocese of Palo in Leyte is ready to accommodate Pope Francis, who is set to visit early next year several areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Palo Archbishop John Du said…

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