| Dec 2, 2012
BALANGA, Philippines — The school day at Balanga Elementary on the Bataan Peninsula was winding down, and children poured from the classrooms into the stifling afternoon heat.
Behind their classrooms, they played around the statutes of grim-...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Just months after Luis Calingo stepped into his new role as Woodbury University's president, he is reshaping the school's vision while leading a new campus-wide conversation.
“We need to draft a new strategic plan for the university,” Calingo...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Evaristo Ramos Lardizabal M.D., 82, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Oct. 14, 1930, in Manila, Philippines, he was the son of the late Tomas Lardizabal and Rosario Ramos Lardizabal San...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Manila, Philippines -- A major earthquake offshore of the Philippines sent people scrambling toward higher ground, generated a small tsunami and killed at least one person Friday, authorities said.
The 7.6-magnitude quake struck Friday evening, with...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Dr. Rizalito "Joe" Amarillo was born Oct. 9, 1925 in Alimodian, Iloilo, Philippines to Angel Amarillo and Cristita Ampalayohan.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carol Amarillo; son, Stephen Amarillo of Newport News, Va.; daughter, Janet Moffett...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 1:48 PM
In the past two decades, Glendale’s Filipino population has grown 66% to 13,328, according to recently released 2010 U.S. Census data.
Filipino Americans now make up about 7% of Glendale’s population, outpacing Koreans, who were once the...
| Dec 2, 2012
Dec. 7, 1941: Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Dec. 8, 1941: Japanese bomb the Philippines, destroying many aircraft at Clark Field
Dec. 22, 1941: About 43,000 Japanese troops begin the main invasion of Luzon; American and Filipino troops begin to...
| May 31, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday that he has settled his lawsuit with boxing promoters Richard Schaefer and Oscar De La Hoya, two of the four individuals he alleged defamed him. Pacquiao filed a suit in December, 2009 in federal court in......
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Two Philippines presidents are battling it out over the right of travel. Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has sought to leave the Philippines for urgent medical care. But President Benigno Aquino III is trying to prevent yet another tarnished...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Pearl Jam releases track list for 'Pearl Jam 20' soundtrack, written by Randall Roberts...
| Oct 10, 2010
David Fickling/Random House: 240 pp., $19.99
Popular young adult fiction is dominated by fantasy and tales that trade in the tropes of high school hierarchy and unrequited love. So it's refreshing when a book takes us...
| Mar 1, 2011
Frank Woodruff Buckles, a onetime Missouri farm boy who was the last known living American veteran of World War I, has died. He was 110.
Buckles, who later spent more than three years in a Japanese internment camp in the Philippines during World War II,...