The Estrada-Ejercito political dynasty, which dwarfs all dynasties in sheer insensitivity and utter lack of delicadeza, is dying. It’s in the throes of death not because the political brand has lost its luster, especially among the masa which can be relied upon at any time to give the vote to anyone anointed by its patriarch, former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada – his progenies and even mistresses. The uneducated vote, Miriam Defensor Santiago never fails to depreciate this phenomenon that continues to embrace Estrada with his champion-of-the-poor, movie-hero image of long ago. And that was when Erap’s stoop was more of a swagger than geriatric mannerisms and he spoke with less marbles in his mouth than when he ran and won as Manila city mayor.More >
An estimated 150 foreign teachers, composed mostly of Filipinos, have been notified by the Maryland's Prince George's Country school system that it has no plans to sponsor temporary work visas or permanent residency at the end of the current school term.
The decision, contained in letters sent to the affected teachers, means that they may have to leave when their visas expire around August.
The foreign teachers were among more than 1,000 highly-qualified teachers recruited mostly from the Philippines since 2004 to meet the shortage of teachers in math, science and for students with special needs.
A source from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has released to GMA News photos of California state senator Leland Yee visiting Mindanao in 2012.
LAS VEGAS -- The speed, stamina and punching prowess of Manny Pacquiao proved to be too much for Timothy Bradley Saturday night in their rematch for the welterweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.