Top US diplomat to meet Philippine foreign minister amid 'separation' issue
MANILA: The most senior U.S. diplomat for Asia has arrived in the Philippines and will meet the country's foreign minister on Monday amid confusion over the status of ties between the two long-time allies, said the U.S. embassy in Manila. The visit by U.S ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 8:21 pm
2016 Manila Auto Salon, Sport Truck Show all set for Nov 3 - 6
The two much awaited motor shows in the country will collide into a one big event at the SMX Convention Center Seashell Avenue, SM Central Business Park in Pasay City starting on November 3 to 6, 2016. The 10 th Manila Auto Salon will be staged back-to ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 8:13 pm
US turns over C130 cargo plane to PH Air Force
MANILA, Philippines – The US formally turned over another C130 to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Monday, October 24. It is the 2nd of the two C130s bought by the previous Aquino administration after Super Typhoon Yolanda exposed the weakness in the ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 8:06 pm
Most senior US diplomat for Asia in the Philippines to seek clarity on 'mixed signals' from Duterte
MANILA (REUTERS) - The most senior US diplomat for Asia has arrived in the Philippines and will meet the country's foreign minister on Monday (Oct 24) amid confusion over the status of ties between the two long-time allies, said the US embassy in Manila.
Posted: October 23, 2016, 7:41 pm
Archdiocese of Manila launches community-based rehabilitation program for former drug users
MANILA– The Archdiocese of Manila (RCAM) has spearheaded the first parish community-based rehabilitation program in the country which aims to help former drug users. Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle explained the “Sanlakbay para sa ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 7:38 pm
PSA: New Coding Scheme Extends to ‘No-Window’ Policy to 8PM
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has released another revised coding scheme that contains two updates. First, it included the new coverage of no-window policy that now also covers radial and circumferential roads. This is set for ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 7:10 pm
Village councilor shot dead in Manila
MANILA — A barangay councilor was shot dead in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Saturday. Edmund Caranza, 42, kagawad of Barangay 350 Zone 35 was talking to his friends on M. Natividad street when a gunman shot him. Two bullets instantly killed him. The gunman ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 7:09 pm
Erap: Ban on private towing firms still in effect in Manila
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada reminded motorists on Sunday on the ongoing ban of private towing firms from operating in the city of Manila. In a statement, Estrada said the indefinite suspension of operation of private towing firms still stands since he ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 4:31 pm
Manila Bay for south KC, Westport Imo’s Pizza still ‘temporarily’ closed
Valley Broasters started out selling broasted chicken in a Grain Valley strip mall two years ago. Broasted chicken is a trademarked process for deep-frying using a pressure fryer. The owners, Phil and Norma Thayer, also began adding some Filipino dishes ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 1:05 pm
Police van plows into protesters outside US Embassy in Manila
Hong Kong (CNN)Anti-American protests outside the US embassy in the Philippines capital of Manila ended violently on Wednesday when a police van repeatedly plowed into the crowd. 29 people were arrested, police told CNN. They have since been released.
Posted: October 19, 2016, 5:55 am