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MANILA — A fact-finding panel of the Department of Justice grilled the custodial guard of former Batangas Gov. Jose Antonio Leviste who was arrested in front of his building in Makati City on May 18 when he should have been inside the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) serving his 12-year sentence for the killing of his business aide in January 2007.


Environment and local officials, with representatives from environment groups, take a last look at eagle Raquel before she is set free to the wilds in Isabela’s Sierra Madre ranges.


BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — After a year of treatment from injuries sustained from an animal trap, “Raquel” has finally gone back to the Isabela wilds, the second Philippine eagle to be set free.




MANILA — Anticipating a backlash from the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the Philippine Government is intensifying its manhunt for top terrorists believed to be in Mindanao.



Special to the Filipino Reporter

MANILA — Four of the 17 new all-career ambassadors by President Benigno Aquino III had served at one time or another at the Philippine Consulate in New York City and at the Philippine Mission to the United Nations.


Newly crowned Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Shamcey Gorea Supsup (center) is joined by (from left) second runner-up Maryjane Lastimosa, Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism Isabella Manjon, Bb. Pilipinas-International Dianne Necio and first runner-up Janine Togonon during coronation rites at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.  (Photo by Boy Santos)


MANILA — An architecture magna cum laude graduate from the University of the Philippines (UP) who topped the architecture licensure exams in 2010 bested 39 other contestants to win the 2011 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title at a glittering three-hour coronation night at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday.

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