The yearlong celebration of the centennial year of the University of the Philippines started at its flagship campus in Diliman in Quezon City on Tuesday.
The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) on Monday dismissed the P63-million damage and breach of contract complaint filed by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation against survey firm AGB Nielsen Media Research Philippines after the case was found to have been “prematurely filed.”
The Swedish government will be closing its Embassy in Manila.
Several riders were left hanging mid-air after the 25-foot space shuttle roller coaster malfunctioned and stalled on its tracks leaving several of its riders stuck on top of the ride’s loop at the Enchanted Kingdom theme park in Sta. Rosa City in Laguna.
Malacañang through Interior Secretary Ronaldo Puno on Thursday night declared a curfew, which will start midnight up to dawn of Friday, after ending a six-hour siege at the Manila Peninsula Hotel in Makati City.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV was literally dragged by policemen out the Manila Peninsula in Makati City after he and other supporters ended the six-hour standoff at the hotel.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes and Army Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim marched out of a Makati courtroom and joined civilians and uniformed military personnel armed with M-16 and M-14 rifles calling for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
Typhoon Mina (international codename Mitag) has gained more strength and continues to threaten the Bicol Region.
Director General Avelino Razon Jr., chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), said that bomb experts from the United States (from the Federal Bureau of Investigation), Australia (Australian Federal Police) and Israel submitted the results of their investigation on the Glorietta 2 explosion to Filipino investigators Tuesday.
President GMA granted full pardon to the deposed president Estrada following a recommendation by the Department of Justice (DoJ) and under a policy of releasing prisoners who have reached 70 years of age.