Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Miss Canada Natalie Glebova is Miss Universe


Pulso sa DYAB Abante Bisaya, Maayong Buntag Kapamilya ug TV Patrol Central Visayas

Uyon ka ba sa pagtukod sa AFP og beach houses sa Boracay?
Please text your answer to DYAB REACT (opinion) and send to 2366.

Weather Update

Satellite Image
Tail-end of a cold front affecting Northern and Central Luzon. Intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao including Palawan.
Metro Cebu: Partly cloudy to cloudy with rainshowers and thunderstorms, winds will be light to moderate blowing from the south and southwest, coastal waters will be slight to moderate, temperature range 25 to 34°C (77 to 93°F).

How Will He Coach?

Larry Brown To Cavaliers

Larry Brown
This latest move would be the 10th time Brown has left a coaching job.
Say What?
Larry Brown told colleagues he's going to Cleveland. What should the Pistons do? Will he trade LeBron? Marc Stein answers. Story

No Evacuation Yet

Kanlaon residents are staying put despite the volcano's continuous emission of white steam, DYAB AM learned tonight.

Kanlaon Acting Up

Heightened seismic activity in Kanlaon reported
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported an increase in seismic activity in Mount Kanlaon in Negros Occidental after the volcano continuously emitted white steam Monday, DYAB AM learned.

GSIS Corruption

GSIS blames 'ghost' members for most corrupt tag
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) blames "ghost" members and workers who bilked the state pension fund in the past for its "most corrupt" tag.

Wealth Frozen

Court freezes funds of ex-AFP comptroller's aide
The Court of Appeals orders a temporary freeze on more funds owned by Col. George Rabusa, a subordinate of embattled former military comptroller retired Maj. Gen. Carlos Garcia.

Fresh Talks

NDF to consult with Norway on peace talks
BACOLOD CITY – In a development that could bode well for the resumption of peace negotiations between communist rebels and the Philippine government, the National Democratic Front would consult with officials of the Norwegian government on the prospects of holding a new round of talks.

Muslims' Fate

MILF chief says Muslims must shape fate
CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao - The leader of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front says Muslims in Mindanao must decide on the shape of an ancestral homeland as a peace deal nears.

MTRCB Chief Sued

Ombudsman urged to expedite chief censor's case
The chief critic of Consoliza Laguardia, Movie, Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) chairman, appeals to the Ombudsman to expedite the resolution of the case he filed against the chief censor, DYAB AM reported.

Garcia Ordered Arrested

Sandigan orders arrest of Gen. Garcia
The Sandiganbayan's Second Division issues a warrant of arrest for retired Maj. Gen. Carlos Garcia after it decided to pursue the plunder case against the former military comptroller, DYAB AM reported.

DOJ Snubs Witness

DOJ slams 'jueteng' witness as liar, says he faked name
The Department of Justice (DOJ) was not keen on taking in "jueteng" witness Wilfredo Mayor as state witness and will charge him for being a self-confessed operator of the numbers racket.

Jueteng Libel

Salceda sues 'jueteng' whistleblower for libel
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda will file libel charges against self-confessed "jueteng" operator Wilfredo Mayor for dragging him into the numbers racket controversy.

Jueteng Payolas

Former gambling lord Wilfredo Mayor, right, talks beside Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Cruz as he answers questions from Filipino senators in Manila. The senate opened a probe into allegations that illegal gambling operators have paid huge bribes to government officials, including President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's husband and son.

Baguio's Darth Vader

'Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith' earned $70.8 million for the four days beginning May 27, followed by two promising new releases: the animal cartoon 'Madagascar' with $61 million, and the Adam Sandler prison football remake 'The Longest Yard' with $60 million. Photo shows a gasoline attendant dressed as Darth Vader from Star Wars in Baguio city, Philippines.

Fishers Protest

A policeman grabs a protester by the neck as he tries to stop a group of impoverished fishermen from marching to the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila as they observe National Fisherfolk Day. The protesters claimed that the worsening poverty and hunger among coastal communities nationwide was due to the alleged neglect of the government of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

Japanese Soldiers?

Japanese envoys seeking out two Japanese World War II soldiers allegedly hiding in the southern Philippines jungle are to pull out after a failed search. Here Japanese embassy spokesman Shuhei Ogawa (C) talks to reporters in the southern city of General Santos on the efforts to track down two men who are alleged to be former Japanese World War II soldiers left behind in the Philippines after Japan retreated from these islands at the end of the war.

Phil. Star Breaking News

  • Stocks end trading 2.26 percent higher
  • Crude prices slip as fears of insufficient supplies subside
  • Socio-economic chief cites food, energy prices to mitigate inflation
  • RP May inflation rate expected to be 8.5 percent
  • President's son, police chief accused as gambling probe opens
  • Suspected CL gambling lord denies accusations leveled against him
  • Present your evidence against me on jueteng, says beleaguered First Husband
  • Jueteng Whistle-Blower

    Confessed jueteng operator Wilfredo Mayor (right) testifies during the Senate's hearing on the illegal numbers game. Also in photo are (from left) Interior and Local Government Secretary Angelo Reyes, PNP chief Director General Arturo Lomibao and Lingayen-Pangasinan Archbishop Oscar Cruz (partly hidden).