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Paje to jumpstart $1-billion food security program

Paje to jumpstart $1-billion food security program

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje will try to jumpstart the stalled $1-billion food security program of San Miguel Corp. and the Kuok Group. In an interview over the weekend, Paje said he

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Nigerian syndicate tricks Pinoys to smuggle drugs

Nigerian syndicate tricks Pinoys to smuggle drugs

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III has revealed that a Nigerian drug syndicate convinces Filipinos to smuggle drugs in exchange for a round-trip ticket, pocket money, and help in renewing their visas. “That’s why

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Manila mulls taking over ‘illegal’ reclamation site

Manila mulls taking over ‘illegal’ reclamation site

The city government of Manila is looking into the possibility of repossessing a 12-hectare lot at Isla Puting Bato in Tondo, believed to be “illegally” reclaimed by the International Container Port Services, Inc. (ICTSI),

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Government to set up $10-billion infrastructure fund

Government to set up $10-billion infrastructure fund

The Aquino administration plans to start a $10-billion infrastructure fund in October to finance rail and port projects, finance officials said. Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares said the government is currently discussing the project with

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Families of Benguet bus crash victims to get P60K

Families of Benguet bus crash victims to get P60K

Families and relatives of all the victims of Wednesday’s (August 18) Benguet highway tragedy can now collect P60,000 for those who died and P12,500 for those who were injured in the mishap as compulsory

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Venus Raj 4th runner-up in Miss Universe 2010

Venus Raj 4th runner-up in Miss Universe 2010

Jimena Navarrete, 22, of Mexico was crowned Miss Universe during the Miss Universe 2010 held earlier today, August 24 (Philippine time), at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. First runner-up was

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Robin Padilla, Mariel Rodriguez back home together from abroad

Robin Padilla, Mariel Rodriguez back home together from abroad

Hot showbiz couple Mariel Rodriguez and Robin Padilla touched down together in NAIA from their recent travel in India. Rodriguez, one of the hosts of “Pilipinas Win na Win,” declined to comment when asked

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GMA launches theoretical version of ‘Lupang Hinirang’

GMA launches theoretical version of ‘Lupang Hinirang’

The GMA Network has come-up with a two-and-a-half-minute cinematic version of the Philippine National Anthem after almost 10 months of meticulous research and preparation. Conceptualized by the creative team of GMA’s Program Support Department,

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Enchong Dee on the road to recovery

Enchong Dee on the road to recovery

Young actor Enchong Dee who has been confined at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center since August 15, is now on the road to recovery after suffering from dengue. The actor was rushed to the

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Beauty queen killed in road accident

Beauty queen killed in road accident

The Filipino-German beauty queen who won the 2009 Binibining Pilipinas International title is dead. Melody Gersbach, 24, single, and a semifinalist in the 2009 Miss International held in Japan, met her untimely death after

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