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  1. Police shoot businessman mistaken as a carjacker

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Police admitted they shot at and wounded a business executive in Manila yesterday, after mistaking him for a carjacker. Randolph Clarito, 46, was driving home from the stock exchange when he was fired on with automatic weapons. He found out later his assailants were the police. 'There was this real sniper hitting the back of my car going straight ...

  2. Manila helpless to stop workers defying Iraq ban

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Senator fears diplomatic crisis if recruits are killed The government has admitted it is powerless to stop thousands of its nationals defying a ban on working ... Baldoz said no up to date figures were available since the Philippine embassy in Iraq had shut last October due to security concerns, adding to Manila's inability to enforce the work ban. ...


    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Manila. Daily, 10am-8pm, 4/F Administration Bldg, Exhibition Gallery, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: info@osagegallery.com. Ends Aug 12 ...

  4. New Yorker

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela Where? In the hub of Makati, Manila's fashion and business district. Close by you will find other chic boutiques, the famed Ayala Mall and five-star hotels including ... it is frequented by Manila's glitterati and plenty of Hong Kong glamour gals, including Audrey Chiu, who is also a partner. Extras: you can purchase some of the store's beautiful beaded belts ...

  5. Mango heaven

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles, Manila The country's adrift, its politics are a catastrophe and events are slowly spinning out of control. Luckily, we still have mangoes. Pale gold, firmly luscious ... mango. Eaten chilled and sliced, it's a powerful antidote to the summer heat. The ideal 'super Manila' mango variety is elongated, pear-shaped, firm and golden yellow. If it's ...

  6. Manila raises minimum age for helpers

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Manila's announcement of a minimum age for domestic workers will have little effect on Filipino helpers in the city, as most employers prefer to hire older workers ... abuse. Philippine labour attache in Hong Kong, Bernardino Julve, said yesterday he had written to Manila asking for exemptions to helpers aged under 25 who are already here. The minimum wage ...

  7. Once again, disaster finds Manila wanting

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environment and protect what remains of it for our next generation'. Little more than a year before, she made the same pledge after heavy rain in the province of Quezon, south of Manila, caused ...

  8. In the groove

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... series of parties, Sound in Motion, last month at the Kee Club. Guests kicked back until about 5am, dancing to sounds from DJ Manolet from Manila, with the Zouk Club's VJ Keith providing visual projections. Among the guests were Prada's Roberto Savian, actor Terence Yin Chi-wai, model Amanda Strang, Reyna Harilela, Benedict and Jamie Ku, and Manila socialites Lisa Rossiter ...

  9. Manila's age policy will not affect most maids

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The Philippine Consulate said yesterday that domestic helpers under 25 who had renewed their contracts or changed employers while in Hong Kong will not be affected by new age restrictions. The Philippine government has raised the minimum ...

  10. Row over US marines threatens Manila-Washington pact

    Posted Jan 27th 2006, 12:00am by Alastair Mcindoe

    ... and did in the case of the four marines now being held in the US embassy in Manila awaiting trial on rape charges. Refusing a request to hand over the marines was seen by many Filipinos ... press reports, Manila plans to replace the presidential commission that oversees the agreement with another body after the failure to take custody of the marines. Philippine Foreign Affairs ...




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