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  1. Invisible Cities

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An exhibition by Mark Higgins, a Manila-based painter of Irish-American and Chinese-Filipino descent. His work demonstrates his interest in east-west cultural fusion and a respect for rich colours, textures and drama. Opens today. Daily, 11am-7pm. 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, Central. Inquiries: 2537 7634. Until Nov 17 ...

  2. The Exhibition: Human Touch 2

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Noel de Guzman is a Manila-born, Hong Kong-based artist. He paints using his hands and feet (no paintbrushes) to achieve texture. His latest exhibition comprises abstract works in strong colours and heavy textured lines. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, 1pm-7pm. Karin Weber Gallery, 32A Staunton St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends Nov 15 ...

  3. Apocalypse now?

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... for collapse, violence will erupt and anarchy will rule the streets. Now, anyone trying to drive in Manila would probably say anarchy does already rule the streets, but the vision being pushed here ... Instead, they have learned to focus on each day and get the most they can out of it. During the coup attempt in July, most people in Manila chose to continue going out. Everyone here would probably ...

  4. Crack squad deployed in Manila on terror watch

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Arroyo plays down coup fear as 18,000 protesters insist she and top judge quit A special 6,000-strong military force was deployed in Manila yesterday to ward off ... the 'cover-up' of Mr Justice Davide's alleged infractions and the killing of former air transport chief Panfilo Villaruel on Sunday when he laid siege to the Manila international airport control ...

  5. Impeached judge seeks calm in Manila

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Philippines Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario Davide appealed to judges yesterday 'to keep calm' as the crisis over his impeachment neared boiling point. The call came after allegations by a court interpreter that she was physically and verbally abused by Concepcion Alarcon-Vergara, a Regional Trial Court judge in Manila. 'She demanded ...

  6. Families sue over Manila Bay deaths

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Hong Kong travel agency and tour leader should be held responsible for a 1997 pleasure-boat tragedy, a court hears Two families of seven victims who drowned in a Manila Bay pleasure-boat ... on the vessel, the King Roger, when it set sail from Manila Bay but it had been licensed to carry only 17 passengers. After about 30 minutes, the ship was hit by 1.5-metre-high waves and capsized. All ...

  7. Fresh coup rumours grip Manila

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Development Bank headquarters in Manila to foil what authorities said was another attempt to topple the government. Security has also been strengthened around the Malacanang presidential palace, ... projected activity,' Defence Secretary Angelo Reyes said. 'There are relentless rumours of another coup attempt.' The troops sealed off Edsa, Manila's busiest highway, overnight ...

  8. Home safety

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... gate?' '117,' I replied. He hung up before I could say anything else. As a long-time resident of the National Capital Region- which consists of Manila and 16 neighbouring towns ... The truth is, violent Manila is home to me. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Home, sweet home I refer to Raissa Robles' article 'Home safety' (December 11). I surmise that many Filipinos in the Philippines share her sentiment for choosing to stay back home: 'The truth is violent Manila is home to me'. Others, who work abroad, have done so not out of fear of becoming victims of sporadic crimes, but have been prodded by more ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Project sale puts Metro Pacific in the black Metro Pacific Corp has returned to profit after three years of losses, thanks to the disposal of a money-losing property project, Fort Bonifacio, in the Philippines. The First Pacific subsidiary reported an una ...




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