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Pope Francis through the eyes of a Caloocan-based friend

MANILA -- It has been about over two decades since Fr. Luciano Felloni last saw his fellow Argentinian Pope Francis, when the latter was still a priest in Buenos Aires and was simply known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio.

PH disaster victims top bill Pope Francis visit

Pope Francis' visit will be highlighted by his efforts to reach out to the survivors of disasters in the Philippines

Why Facebook case ruling could mean death of privacy

MANILA - The death of online privacy? Two lawyers tackle the Supreme Court ruling that states that anything posted on Facebook under the Friends setting is not absolutely private.

Coming soon: Dutch-inspired floating homes in Metro Manila

ROTTERDAM – Floating communities maybe the answer to the frequent flooding in the Philippines particularly in Metro Manila, a technique that the Netherlands has mastered and may soon be implemented in the Philippines.
 

Batangas estate still listed under ex-owners' names

Danny Alday bought a 10.5928-hectare land in Barangay Bayawang, Rosario, Batangas from his uncle, Benito Alday, around 1993 or 1994.

The significance of Pope Francis' openness

MANILA – As the Catholic church continues to grapple between upholding the traditional doctrine and confronting the new reality, a priest said the arrival of Pope Francis and the openness that he has shown is something to be welcomed.

SC: 'Friends' FB setting not absolutely private

MANILA - The Supreme Court warned social media users to be careful with what they post online since privacy settings do not ensure absolute privacy.

How Marcos tried to claim credit for saving Pope's life

Two men came to the airport in costume the day Pope Paul VI set foot in the Philippines in November 1970 -- the first Pope ever to visit the Philippines and the Far East.

Senators: Tiu doesn't own estate in Batangas

MANILA - Businessman Antonio Tiu on Wednesday appeared before the Senate blue ribbon sub-committee to deny accusations that he is just being used as a dummy by Vice President Jejomar Binay for a 145-hectare estate in Rosario, Batangas.

Pemberton thought we were women, says 'Barbie'

MANILA - One of the prime witnesses in the death of Jennifer Laude said Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton believed they were real women, fueling fears that what happened was a hate crime against a transgender.