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Hindi kayo maaaring palipatin ng landlord kung ayaw niyo

Kgg. na Atty. Acosta, Mapagpalang araw po sa inyo! Nais ko po sanang idulog ang isang katanungan tungkol sa pag-upa ng bahay. Ako po ay nangungupahan sa third floor ng isang condo-type apartment at ang usapan namin ng may-ari ay dalawang buwan na deposit at isang buwan na advance pero…
  • Published in Opinion

Tough task for Azkals vs Bahrain

Match on Thursday: (Philippine Sports Stadium) 8 p.m. -- Philippines vs. Bahrain (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); THE Philippine Azkals hope to make strides in their Philippine Sports Stadium against Bahrain in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers on Thursday. Training in the Bocaue venue for the first time,…

13, not 14, Filipinos died in Iraq hotel fire

THE Philippine Embassy in Baghdad yesterday said 13 not 14 Filipino workers were confirmed to have died in a fire that gutted Capitol Hotel in Erbil, capital of Kurdistan Region in Iraq, on Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “There are 13, not 14, confirmed Filipino fatalities in the fire…

CBCP declares March 13-14 as ‘24 Hours for the Lord’

TAKING a cue from Pope Francis, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has declared March 13-14 as “24 Ore per Il Signore” (“24 Hours for the Lord”). “Let us stay united with the Holy Father in praying for a new era of mercy and compassion for the world,”…
  • Published in Nation

VP camp to rivals: Don’t celebrate yet

THE camp of United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar C. Binay expressed confidence yesterday that its bet will come out the winner in the May 9 polls. “History will indeed repeat itself,” Atty Rico Quicho, Binay’s spokesperson for political affairs, said. Binay won the 2010 national elections after…

Modern sports complex

DOUBTLESS, the Filipino people want our national athletes to excel in international sports competitions, like the Olympics, Asian Games and Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) and bring honor to the Philippines. But it is disheartening to note that the state of sports development in this Third World nation of more than…

Farmers plow in fear in Mindanao killing fields

TUKANALIPAO, Maguindanao -- Farmer Lot Pangaoilan gazes towards a vast cornfield in the Philippines’ rebel-infested south, hoping that one day he will be able to farm his land without fear of being killed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For two decades, he has been plowing his three-hectare (7.4-acre) land by…

See you in Taipei

GWANGJU, South Korea -- The 28th Summer Universiade flame was finally put out in a glittering closing ceremony witnessed by thousands of athletes and officials at the Gwangju World Cup Stadium. Billed as a “celebration of youth in sports,” the 12-day, multi-event competition which attracted close to 14, 000 athletes…

PH continues to safely evacuate Filipinos in Yemen

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday said despite the dangers being faced by the Philippine Embassy pesonnel, they will continue to help overseas Filipino workers get out of Yemen safely. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Del Rosario said there were Filipino nurses who have indicated their intention to return…

‘Garbage imperialism’

DON’T look now, but the Philippines, a developing nation where many of the people are poor, remains one of the favorite destinations of toxic and hazardous wastes from some of the world’s industrialized countries. And based on medical studies, toxic and hazardous wastes cause a lot of diseases, such as…
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