Kennedy to Sotto: ‘This is a clear case of plagiarism’

By Miguel Syjuco – Long is the saga of Sottogate, yet allegations against Senator Tito Sotto continue. Now 4 US copyright holders have spoken out, including the president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights: RFK’s daughter, Kerry Kennedy. All this began again the Read more »

Philippines, Canada boost defense ties

By Noemi M. Gonzales – A Bilateral agreement aimed at boosting defense ties between the Philippines and Canada was signed on Saturday during the state visit of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who also noted the important economic partnership of both countries. For his part, President Benigno S. C. Aquino III, Read more »

Lift ban on 6 noodle products, Korean Embassy asks PHL govt

GMANews – The Korean Embassy on Friday has requested the Philippine government to immediately lift the ban on six Korean noodle brands earlier sold in the local market after the Korea Food and Drug Administration certified that consumption of these products are not harmful to humans. In a statement, Read more »

Pinoys pick Obama in PHL mock elections

By Andrei Medina/GMA News – For the Filipinos who participated in the United States Embassy in Manila’s mock elections on Wednesday, it’s Obama for President. Filipinos in various parts of the Philippines participated in “mock elections” spearheaded by the US Embassy that coincided with the actual US federal elections Read more »

‘Operation Smile’ to treat Pinoy kids with cleft lip, palate

By Mike Frialde – “Operation Smile,” the private and non-profit volunteer medical organization that provides reconstructive surgery to indigent children with cleft lips and palates worldwide, will mark its 30th foundation this year with the largest medical mission ever to be staged in the Philippines. Some 300 volunteer medical Read more »

Pinoys ‘vote’ in mock US elections throughout PHL

By Andrei Medina/GMA News – While they know that their votes will not count, Filipinos in various parts of the Philippines participated in “mock elections” that coincided with the actual United States federal elections on November 7. Spearheaded by the US Embassy in Manila, the mock elections are being Read more »