Mission Afghanistan: Development Interrupted
BusinessMirror - 2021-09-02
Photos Martin Hilario L. Mapolon Ka-boom. And humanitarian worker Martin Hilario Mapolon saw the streets below from his room at Park Palace, one of the United Nations (UN)-approved guesthouses in Afghanistan.

Former PBA player Long David enjoys the fruits of his labor
SPIN - 2021-09-01
BY his own admission, Long David rarely watches basketball games now. However, he looked as excited as a kid on a Christmas morning when he learned that the PBA for the first time ever was headed to his hometown - not just for one game but maybe for an entire tournament.

Duterte appoints CA, CTA justices
The Manila Times - 2021-08-30
The appointments were contained in transmittal letters sent by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, dated May 20, but was sent by Malaca√Īang to the Supreme Court on August 26. Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC ...

Former Supreme Court justice Priscilla Baltazar-Padilla passes away
GMA Network - 2021-08-28
Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Priscilla J. Baltazar-Padilla passed away on Friday, the SC announced on Twitter. Baltazar-Padilla took her oath as an SC justice on July 16, 2020, taking over the seat vacated by retired Justice Andres Reyes Jr ...

Lawyers, labor leaders, LGBT sectors want Robredo for president in 2022
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-08-26
More and more representatives of various sectors have been asking Vice President Leni Robredo to seriously consider running for president in the 2022 national

SC upholds constitutionality of GOCC Governance Act
BusinessMirror - 2021-08-25
THE Supreme Court  has unanimously upheld the constitutionality of Republic Act No. 10149 or the Government-Owned or -Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) Governance Act, signed into law in 2011 to address the poor handling of the operations  and abuses committed by officials of these corporations.

Labor chief bats for adaptable healthcare system
Gov - 2021-08-25
Labor Secretary Silvestre "Bebot" Bello III has emphasized the need for a healthcare system that can effectively adapt to the requirements of the new normal, as he called for a whole-of-government strategy.

Chief Makoi's stories of the sea
The Manila Times - 2021-08-25
A seafarer can be many things when he is back onshore. Some would share their knowledge as trainers and educators, others as manning or shipping executive, and the rest

Congress gets last Duterte budget, at ?5.024T, for 2022
BusinessMirror - 2021-08-23
THE Executive on Monday submitted to the House of Representatives its proposed P5.024-trillion National Expenditure Program (NEP) for 2022. This last budget of the Duterte administration, falling on an election year,

Tropical stork ends up in New York, dies after eating litter
BusinessMirror - 2021-08-22
NEW YORK--A wood stork typically seen in tropical and subtropical regions migrated to New York City but died 10 days after it was first spotted on Staten Island, apparently after eating a large ...

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