RELAXING. These cottages have been purposely built near the shorelines so that beachgoers can enjoy the soothing “massage” of water even on a relatively low high-tide. Local and foreign tourists flock to this secluded Samal Island resort in Davao City, especially during summer.
Aquino off to Malaysia for 2-day state visit
MANILA (Feb. 27) - President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday left for his two-day state visit in Malaysia, which he praised for being an ally of the country in the South China Sea disputes.Full
In this August 2013 photo by the AFP Modernization Facebook page, 27 fishing boats escort the Philippine Navy BRP Alcaraz upon its arrival in Philippine waters.
PH should not deploy ships in disputed seas - lawyer
MANILA (Feb. 28) - The Philippine military should not send Navy vessels to the disputed seas to avoid further confrontation with China, a lawyer said. Full
Pacquiao wants to knock Bradley out in rematch
MANILA (Feb. 27) – The camp of Manny Pacquiao said the Filipino boxer will be on “seek and destroy” mode when he meets Timothy Bradley for the second time this April. Full
Genesis got game
HAPPY Valentines Day to all those that are paired up this month! As for me, well, I have my car to keep me company! Full
Diary ng Panget could earn millions at the tills, if...
ACCORDING to sources at Wattpad.com (considered the YouTube for writers) where it was first published in 2011, Diary Ng Panget by HaveYouSeenThisGirl (a pen name) ranks No. 4 with 15.2 million reads among the Top Five Most-Read Filipino Stories, attracting more followers every day.Full story...
‘Got to Believe’rating soars as finale nears
MANILA - With less than two weeks before its hotly anticipated finale, the primetime series starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla soared in nationwide ratings on Monday and Tuesday, according to Kantar Media.Full
Anne Curtis nominated in Nickelodeon awards
MANILA (Feb. 26) -- Actress-host Anne Curtis is among the nominees in Nickelodeon’s 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards.Full
Filipino community pays tribute to Canada for generous typhoon Haiyan aid
December 8, 2013 – Moved by the outpouring of Canadian humanitarian assistance to Typhoon Haiyan victims, the Filipino community in Ottawa, with the assistance of the Philippine Embassy, spearheaded a charity event that paid tribute to Canadian generosity and Filipino-Canadian friendship while raising new funds to help rebuild devastated communities in central Philippines. Full
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For the third straight day yesterday (Feb. 26), motorists enjoyed traffic bliss in what have long been the traffic-choked streets around Manila’s Port Area. The scene was like a holiday – and it was, for the truckers protesting a ban and fines imposed by the Manila government for illegal parking on city streets. Full
Betrayal of EDSA
VAL ABELGAS | ON DISTANT SHORE
THE Supreme Court has an uncanny way of commemorating the 28th anniversary of the People’s Power Revolution. On a day when the whole nation was celebrating the restoration of freedom in the country with the downfall of strongman Ferdinand Marcos following four days of massive protests on EDSA in February 1986, twelve justices of the Supreme Court opted to curtail freedom of speech when they upheld the constitutionality of the libel provision of the Cybercrime Law. Full
Canada Post making big changes
MP KEVIN LAMOUREUX | STRAIGHT UP
DID you know that Canada Post has been around for over 100 years and the current changes that they have put in place will have a profound impact on all of us? Full
BANNED WORD FOR 2014 (PART 1)
PASTOR FRED SEBASTIAN | LIVING
ONE of the most encouraging things about new years, new weeks, and new days is the word “new”. That’s why these days are so exciting. The word “new” means we get to start all over again. Something like that happens every January 1. We all collectively get a “do-over”—another chance to do it right. . Full
Making God’s love our mission
PASTOR JUNIE JOSUE | AGENT 777
| RUTH JOSUE
EVERY action we make is motivated by something. It is important to be driven by the right motivation. Many people fall by the wayside because of greed, pride, vengeance and lust. They, in turn, drag the people close to them. Some people even act with these motives in the name of religion. Love is the only motivation that will make one really successful. God’s love in us will never fail. Let’s check out in the Love Chapter in the Bible -- 1 Corinthians 13. It shows us what God’s love looks like:
BY the time you are reading this article, we have just celebrated Family Day (Louis Riel Day in Manitoba). For a family to thrive, we need to have couples who are committed to their marriage. How does one dress for success in a marriage? What are you going to wear to ensure that yours will be enduring and satisfying? The apostle Paul in Colossians 3:12-17, has some suggestions for a marriage wardrobe. Full
Our nation, the Philippines, is once again, riveted on something
so ugly and yet so common - corruption. It’s almost
a national habit, if you can believe it. I am, of course,
referring to the 10 billion peso “pork barrel scam.”
This is a sequel to an article I wrote previously on the same
Divide and conquer: The advantages of a spousal RRSP
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If you and your spouse have a significant difference in your incomes, a spousal RRSP might be a good option to look into. With a spousal RRSP, the higher income earner makes contributions into a plan that is owned by the lower income earner. Not only does this offer the benefit of tax savings today, it can also lower your overall taxes when you retire. Full