• It’s been seven years, but I’m back into diving – and it feels so good

    Many of us have dreams of flying. But where most people have turned to the skies, I prefer to do my flying underwater. While the thought of flight and water may sound completely opposite, for those ...

  • Cliff-diving in Canibad

    Cliff diving is something that I will never do. But my sister would. In fact, she just did, in Canibad at Barangay Andananao, Island Garden City of Samal. As proof, here’s a video of her taking ...

  • Globe and Mabuhay Miles give free sims to PAL passengers

    The International Business Group of Globe Telecom has partnered with Mabuhay Miles to make it easier for balikbayans, OFWs, and travelers to get in touch with their loved ones when they reach the Philippines via free ...

  • How to get the best travel deals for your next dream getaway

    Kick-start 2017 with wonderful travels to inspiring destinations. Now on its fourth year of partnership since 2013, Globe Platinum and Singapore Airlines bring the Singapore Airlines Showcase and Travel Fair to Manila from January 20 to ...

Mindanao Martial Law: TIME TO BITE THE BULLET AND CLEAN UP THE MESS

The declaration of Martial Law in the whole of Mindanao is a political issue which certainly has nothing to do with my job as Secretary of Agriculture. As a son of Mindanao, however, I believe I ...

HUNGARY OFFERS €530-M FUND TO STRENGTHEN TIES WITH PH

Budapest, Hungary – The government of Hungary has offered a €530-million credit facility, including a €20-million grant for the conduct of a study on how to clean-up Laguna Lake and the Manila Bay, as this country ...

Weather Forecast 1pm May 15 until 1pm May 16, 2017

There is no major weather system expected to affect the country within the next 24 hours, therefore, THE REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will continue to be sunny and hot with partly to mostly cloudy periods and ...

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Opinion Philippines

Statement of the IBP National Board of Governors on the Declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao

The Constitution, under Article VII, Section 18, is very clear on the authority of the President to declare martial law, the extent of the authority, and the remedies and safeguards against the abuse of that authority. In view ...
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Economy News

Putin sees opportunities for PHL, Russia to improve economic ties

MOSCOW, May 24, 2017 — Russian President Vladimir Putin has seen opportunities for Russia and the Philippines to improve their economic cooperation. In his bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte at the Grand Kremlin Palace Tuesday evening (early ...
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News

Davao City releases guidelines for period of martial law

DAVAO CITY, May 24, 2017 — The city government of Davao today released a set of guidelines for Davaoeños during the period of martial law declared throughout Mindanao by President Rodrigo Duterte. Among others, the guidelines discourage travel to and ...
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News

Duterte to Filipino people: Do not fear

WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte today told the Filipino people not to fear because he will deal with the crisis in Marawi City as soon as he arrives in the Philippines from Moscow. In an ...
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News

The Marawi crisis: What we know so far

DAVAO CITY, May 24, 2017 — Here is what we know so far about the situation in Marawi City that has prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao: The clash between Maute Group members and ...
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Sports

Happy birthday Butch!

Chito Fuentes 10 days ago
One man whose contributions to the Duterte presidential campaign is oftentimes overlooked is William Ramirez. A teacher, sportsman and leader, Ramirez evaded ...

Travel

It’s been seven years, but I’m back into diving – and it feels so good

Carlos Munda 12 days ago
Many of us have dreams of flying. But where most people have turned to the skies, I prefer to do my flying ...

Food

Kaizen Davao: Japanese street dining

Ferina Santos April 11, 2017
I’ve been so intrigued about why people actually line up and wait to be seated in Kaizen. It took me quite a ...