Latest Metro Manila Stories

2011-04-28 11:30:00

PLANTATION, Fla., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C3/CustomerContactChannels ("C3"), a global provider of BPO services, announced that the Company has finalized plans for its expansion in the Philippines.

2011-04-17 07:11:53

Manila authorities are posting pictures of vehicles that speed on a website in an attempt to stop drivers from breaking the law.

2010-01-25 12:30:00

MANILA, Philippines, January 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energtek Inc., a world leader in the development of Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, announced that the Philippine's Ministry of Transportation successfully completed a lengthy field trial of the company's CNG Lite(TM) system for small vehicles. The trial was the most comprehensive road test to date for the company's alternative motor-fuel system, which is powered by proprietary ANG technology.

2008-07-16 06:00:31

Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper The Philippine Star website on 15 July The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Passenger Terminal 3 (NAIA- 3), which opens next week, will be a "terror-proof, accident-free and criminal-shielded airport," the head of the presidential task force overseeing its operations said yesterday.

2006-09-04 04:13:36

MANILA (Reuters) - Imelda Marcos, the Philippines' former first lady, may return to politics next year and run for mayor of the capital Manila, her eldest daughter Imee said on Monday.

2006-06-29 02:37:44

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Civilian rescue teams with stretchers rushed to help stunned people at a high-end mall in Manila on Thursday as Philippine police staged a mock bombing to test preparedness for a terrorist attack.

2006-02-03 21:27:47

MANILA (Reuters) - Sixty-six people were killed in a stampede at a stadium in the Philippine capital, Manila, on Saturday as they lined up to get tickets for a popular television gameshow, police and local officials said.

2005-07-08 03:13:49

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine military said on Friday the capital of Manila was now on the highest state of alert, following a growing chorus of calls on embattled President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to resign.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.