Manila Bulletin

Published by the Manila Bulletin, the Manila Bulletin is a daily newspaper. Dr. Cris J. Icban, Jr. is the editor-in chief, Hermogenes P. Pobre is the publisher and Diego C. Cagahastian is the news editor.

Articles from September 14, 2002

25th Death Anniversary of Fr. George Willmann, S.J.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE Knights of Columbus in Manila are commemorating the 25th Death Anniversary of Fr. George Willmann, SJ today. Willmann, who died on September 14, 1977, was a New York-born Jesuit missionary who provided many years of faithful service to the Knights...
AROUND THE NATION; Peso Closes at P52.23.(Business)
The peso closed at P52.23 to the US dollar last Friday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines. The weighted average rate stands at P52.115. Dollar bonds for OFWs eyed The Philippine government plans to...
ASEAN Moves to Expand Free Trade Area with China, Japan.(Business)
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 13 (AFP) Southeast Asian economic ministers on Friday took crucial steps to expand the regions free trade area (FTA) to its more prosperous neighbours China and Japan in a bid to deepen regional economic integration. ...
Assumption Spikers in finals.(Sports)
UNIVERSITY OF the Assumption-Pampanga had an easy time yesterday disposing of Siena College of Quezon City, 25-9, 2515, 25-11, in the 33rd WNCAA-adidas volleyball semifinals as it booked the first finals seat at the Lyceum gym. The Blue Pelicans...
Deforestation Badly Outpaces reforestation.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
IF the UN does not impose sanction on Iraq for defying the UN resolution that it allow the UN to inspect Iraqs war weapons and, if warranted, debilitate them from possible use against the US; and the US is willing to enforce that mandate by itself...
Economic Depression, Yes. Political Depression, never.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
REP. Ledesmas 2 kids abducted. Maybe theyre vs marriage of their dad to movie star. *** Mandela says US a threat to world peace. But America is safer than most of us who don't have arms and ammunitions and determination to go to war. ***...
Internal Security, a must.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
VYING for prominence in this weeks front-page stories is the kidnaping of Julio Carlos Ledesma, 10 and his sister Christina Victoria, 5, students of Xavier and Immaculate Conception Academy in San Juan, MM. They are the children of Congressman Jules...
Iraq Rejects US Demand for Return of inspectors.(Main News)
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) Iraq flatly rejected US President George W. Bushs demand for a swift and unconditional return of UN arms inspectors yesterday, raising the stakes in their high-risk confrontation and bringing closer the specter of a second...
Li Peng, JdV Pledge Support for Int'l Campaign vs terrorism.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
AT the invitation of the Honorable Jose de Venecia Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives, Congress of the Republic of the Philippines, His Excellency Li Peng, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress of the Peoples...
National Days of Five Central American countries.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
FIVE Central American countries the Republic of Costa Rica, the Republic of El Salvador, the Republic of Guatemala, the Republic of Honduras, and the Republic of Nicaragua celebrate their National Days today. Most of these countries have established...
Omens of War at the UN.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
NEW YORK CITY The United Nations looked like a war zone as heads of state, foreign ministers, delegates and assorted diplomats converged here for the 57th Session of the UN General Assembly. The air of tension spilled over into Manhattan's, Fifth...
PCCI Calls for Bilateral FTAs.(Business)
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has urged the Philippine government to hammer out bilateral free trade agreements with the countrys major trading partners and stop tariff discrimination against Philippine products. The...
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant; Matthew 18:21-35.(opinion &Amp; Editorial)
PETER approached Jesus and asked Him, Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times? Jesus answered, I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened...
What Happens Then If Fernando quits.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
EVENTUALLY, Metro Manila Mayors have come out in full support of MMDA Chairman Bayani Fernando in the campaign to clear the sidewalks of all obstructions, including vendors who insist they have the preferential claim on their use. Only last month...
When Enough Is enough.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
MARK Twain, the famous author once said that Courage is mastery of fear not absence of fear. It is doing what we are afraid to do. In short, there is no courage unless we are afraid. Whether we like it or not, fear is part of our life. It is probably...
Zoleta, De Castro Forge Finals duel.(Sports)
TOP SEED Bien Zoleta defeated fourth seed Kristel Samala, 6-2, 6-1, and No. 2 Ivy de Castro downed No. 3 Catherine Flores, 6-4, 6-2, yesterday to reach the girls 16 years and under finals in the Philta Classic 5 age-group tournament at the Rizal...