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Super howler nears Phl

Super howler nears Phl

A typhoon that has devastated islands in the Pacific is forecast to become a category 5 monster howler as it barrels toward t…

 
  • Super howler nears Phl
    Super howler nears Phl

    A typhoon that has devastated islands in the Pacific is forecast to become a category 5 monster howler as it barrels toward the Philippines this week. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Maysak will be named Chedeng when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility tonight or tomorrow morning. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the forecast track of Maysak may still change depending on the movement of …

  • CA grills gov’t lawyers on defying Binay TRO
    CA grills gov’t lawyers on defying Binay TRO

    Government counsels yesterday took the cudgels for what a Court of Appeals (CA) justice described as their defiance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the preventive suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. In a hearing on Binay’s contempt petition, representatives of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas were grilled by justices of the CA’s Sixth Division for their interpretation of the TRO …

  • Gwyneth 'hurt by Chris and Kate romance'
    Gwyneth 'hurt by Chris and Kate romance'

    Gwyneth Paltrow is said to be devastated Chris Martin is spending so much time with "easy-going" Kate Hudson. …

  • Russia sacks theatre chief in 'blasphemous' opera scandal
    Russia sacks theatre chief in 'blasphemous' opera scandal

    Russia's culture ministry said Monday it fired a theatre director for offending Orthodox believers with a radical staging of a Wagner opera, whose posters showed a crucifixion scene between a naked woman's legs. Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky on Sunday fired Boris Mezdrich, head of state-funded Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, over his interpretation of Richard Wagner's Tannhaeuser. The contemporary staging in Russia's third city Novosibirsk shifts the action to the present …

  • TESDA chief to replace Coloma as Noy spokesman
    TESDA chief to replace Coloma as Noy spokesman

    Several changes in the Cabinet are expected after the Holy Week break, among them Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director Joel Villanueva replacing Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). It was reported that Coloma would be transferred to the Civil Service Commission because former chairman Francisco Duque retired last Feb. 1. Coloma would serve a term of seven years at the CSC. Sources said President Aquino …

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