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  1. 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. ...

  2. Ffree Fire 52 on course for record

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 2001 by its previous incarnation, a different boat bearing the same name. Based on its progress and if conditions hold, Ffree Fire should take line honours in Manila around 11am today. ...

  3. Passenger dies waiting for take-off

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A 48-year-old Filipino died of a heart attack yesterday while waiting for a United Airlines flight to Chicago to take off. The man had arrived from Manila and was on the connecting flight to the US at about 11.30am when he collapsed. An ambulance took the man to Princess Margaret Hospital, where he was certified dead. ...

  4. Checking names was not our job, embassy says

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles in Manila An official at the Chinese embassy in Manila said it was the job of the special working group sent from Hong Kong to match the names on the coffins with the bodies ... bodies that arrived in Hong Kong had been placed in coffins bearing the wrong names. One news report said a Manila funeral parlour, which it did not name, said the Chinese embassy was partly ...

  5. TV 'tough guy' felled by actress at airport

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Robles in Manila The tough-guy image of a celebrity crime reporter in the Philippines has taken a beating after the elderly broadcaster was roughed up by a young actress and her ... of Cebu Pacific Air at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. The airline had mislaid her family's luggage on a flight from Boracay. Santiago accosted Tulfo and told him to hand over ...

  6. Bauhinia medal for Exco chief

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A veteran politician tipped to be a candidate for the next chief executive post, an entrepreneur involved in local tourism development, and three Hongkongers killed in the Manila hostage tragedy will receive the city's top honours Three Hongkongers held hostage and killed in Manila last year will be awarded the gold medal for bravery. Ken ...

  7. Post takes 11 prizes at 2010 news awards

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the chronology of the Manila hostage crisis, tracing the events leading up to when sacked police officer Rolando Mendoza killed eight Hong Kong hostages after he hijacked a tour bus in August last year. ... for Manila's hostage crisis victims and second runner-up in feature photography for an image of competitors flying off into Victoria Harbour in their self-made dragon craft in last year's Red Bull ...

  8. Traffic signs

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles I do not drive. I find it too nerve-wracking. This surprises my friends, who seem to think that because I play computer games, I have the reflexes to cope with Manila ... to hunt down all other craft and destroy them with missiles or lasers. The outlook this develops is not particularly helpful for surviving Manila's streets- although I am pretty sure many ...

  9. Dream Jungle

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Rosanne Salazar

    ... Rosanne Salazar Dream Jungle by Jessica Hagedorn Viking $190 Dream Jungle- like Jessica Hagedorn's first novel, Dogeaters- hits the reader as Manila hits first-time visitors: hot and baffling in its 'gaudy spectacles and contradictions'. But those who stick with the book- or Manila- will be taken up with it. Hagedorn, who immigrated to the US when she was 14, offers ...

  10. Boy meets guitar

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that, I did Jakarta, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, here, Korea and then Japan. The total time would be almost two months. For Wednesday night's show... I got to play some of my new songs. I had ...




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