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 August 3, 2006

Al-Emadi International; RP Faces Qatar Cagers in Opener
DOHA, Qatar -- SMC-Pilipinas plunges into action in the Al-Emadi International Basketball Tournament Wednesday when it faces Qatar at the Al-Gharafa Sports Club Hall here. Gametime is 7:30 p.m (12:30 a.m., Thursday in Manila). Thrown off-sync...
Angel Thoughts
ANGEL THOUGTHS "The human mind plans the way but the Lord directs the steps." -- Proverbs 16:9 Prayer: "Thank You, God, for where I am today. And for where I will be tomorrow and the next. Help me to lean on Your perfect will and understanding...
Army, AF Draw; Irok Leads Futsal
PHILIPPINE AIR Force held arch-rival Philippine Army to a 4-4 standoff at the start of the second round of the 2006 adidas Futsal Championship at the Blue Eagles Gym in Katipunan, Quezon City. Emelio Caligdong, Air Force's most prolific scorer,...
Around the Nation
Asignado is BFP chief Fire Chief Supt. Jose E. Collado, deputy chief for administration of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), was erroneously identified in yesterday's editorial and editorial cartoon as chief of the BFP. The Bureau of Fire...
Bulacan Officials Oppose Landfill Project near Ipo Dam
MALOLOS CITY -- Bulacan Gov. Josefina Mendoza- dela Cruz has joined forces with environmental groups in opposing a controversial landfill project in Norzagaray near the Ipo Dam watershed. In a letter, Governor dela Cruz conveyed the support of...
Embark on a Spiritual Journey
HOW would you like to experience the trip of a lifetime? Actually, be prepared for a journey that starts from within and ends up with an intimate encounter with Him who is at once your best Friend and your Creator. Strange as it seems, this journey...
Evacuation of All Filipinos in Lebanon Ordered by GMA
President Arroyo yesterday ordered the evacuation of all Filipinos from Lebanon, saying not a single compatriot should be hurt in the escalating cross-border violence in the Middle East. Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said the President instructed...
Lists of Optometrists, Physical & Occupational Therapists Bared by PRC
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 577 out of 1,419 passed the Physical and Occupational Therapist Licensure Examinations given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila, Baguio and Cebu last...
Luzon Newsbits
Slain radio journalist's widow airs plea anew DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte -- Alma Mariano, widow of murdered radio commentator Roger Mariano, has appealed anew for justice for her late husband on the occasion of his second death anniversary last July...
Palace Stands Pat on Officials' Ban from Senate Probes
Malacanang yesterday stood by its decision to prevent officials from testifying in the Senate inquiry on the alleged mismanagement of the P8-billion trust fund administered by the Overseas Workers' Welfare Administration (OWWA) amid threats from...
Philippine Independent Church 104th Anniversary
THE Philippine Independent Church is the story of the Filipino people's struggle to secularize and Filipinize the Catholic Church in the country. It is also the expression of the Filipino people's desire to enjoy the freedom to profess the religion...
P/$ Rate Closes at P51.62 to $ 1
The peso rate closed lower at P51.62 to the US dollar yesterday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines from P51.48 the previous day. The weighted average rate depreciated to P51.581 from P51.575. Total volume...
The Parable of the Dragnet
Matthew 13:47-53 JESUS said to His disciples, "The kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind. When it is full they haul it ashore and sit down to put what is good into buckets. What is bad they throw...
The Proxy Wars
IT strikes this observor as ironic that while Shiites and Sunnis are killing each other in Iraq, the Shiite terrorist organization Hezbollah and the Sunni terrorists Hamas are cooperating in the present Hezbollah/Israeli war being staged in Lebanon....
Union Terms at DepEd; (Editor's Note: If Labor Unions in Government Are Legalized, They Can Play a Noble Role in Preventing Graft as Noted by the Author.)
IT'S like a collective bargaining agreement signed between a pre-martial law government corporation labor union and the management. For days, the union at the Department of Education headed by its president Domingo Alidon threatened to give a...