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The Filipino Catholic

Typhoon Haiyan: Philippines aid effort hampered by lawlessness

Major relief packages have continued to pour into the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban – from food aid to medicine and search-and-rescue teams – on the second day of a ramped-up effort by the Philippines government to reach those hardest hit by the super storm that many fear has killed more than …

Philippine government and Muslim rebels reach peace deal – video

The Philippine president, Benigno Aquino, announces a peace deal his government has reached with the country's Muslim rebels. The long-awaited agreement sets in place a roadmap to create a new Bangsamoro autonomous region in the south of the mainly Roman Catholic country. Bangsamoro refers to …

Taiwan demands Philippines investigate fatal shooting of fisherman

Taiwan has demanded that the Philippines investigate the fatal shooting of a 65-year-old Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters in the South China Sea.<p>Speaking to reporters in Taipei on Friday, the Taiwanese foreign minister, David Lin, blamed the Philippine coastguard for opening fire on the …

Philippines seizes £17.6m from Marcos accounts

The Philippine government has recovered more than US$29m from the Swiss accounts of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the search for more of his hidden wealth continues 28 years after he was toppled, an official has said.<p>The money, recovered over the last week, was part of the more than $712m …

Philippines agrees to 10-year pact allowing US military presence

The United States and the Philippines have reached a 10-year pact that would allow a larger US military presence in this south-east Asian nation as it grapples with increasingly tense territorial disputes with China, White House officials said on Sunday.<p>Two Philippine officials confirmed the …

Leader of the pork

Our dear leader, Benigno Simeon (aka BS), apparently changed his mind, as he announced last Friday he would abolish one form of pork, the so-called …

COA questions fund transfers in NAIA, MRT projects

State auditors had questioned the transfer of multi-billion government funds in connection with the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 System Capacity …

Chilean mountaintop blasted for giant telescope

Astronomers in Chile blasted away the top of a mountain Thursday during a ceremony to mark the start of work on what they say will be the world's …

Exclusive: Sprint closer to $40 billion-plus T-Mobile deal financing - sources

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Sprint Corp has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US Inc, edging closer to a deal that would merge the third- and fourth-biggest U.S. mobile operators, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>A T-Mobile store sign is seen in …

Venture capitalist sues former boss, now fired, for fraud

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investors in March fired G. Steven Burrill as the head of a $283 million venture-capital fund he ran, amid alleged fraud and misuse of capital, according to a lawsuit.<p>The lawsuit, filed last week in state court in San Francisco, comes at a time when the Securities and …

Corruption

MiO's POV app lets you broadcast your concert experience during NXNE

MiO, that flavoured water squirter with the weird commercial, is set to take over Toronto’s NXNE festival, beginning with sponsorship of tonight’s …

Drake rumoured to be BlackBerry's new brand ambassador (Nope)

When BlackBerry unveiled BlackBerry 10 to the world they also brought on Alicia Keys as its Creative Director. That partnership bombed and even saw …

6-year T-bond rate rises to 3.511%

The Bureau of the Treasury is mulling over reducing borrowing volumes for the rest of the year as the country remains awash in cash.<p>“We’re sitting on …

Panhua invests P9B in PH

Chinese steel manufacturer Panhua Group Co. Ltd. is investing P9 billion in an export venture at the Subic Bay Freeport in Zambales, the state-run …