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Warrant of arrest issued vs Atty. Joel Bander in 2008

Two years after being accused of molesting a Filipina, the U.S. lawyer became a wanted man in the PHL By Rhony Laigo Last week, we here at Balita presented compelling evidence that may have disputed the pseudo investigative reporters’ claim […]

Setting the record straight; Bander was wanted in the Philippines for ‘Acts of Lasciviousness’

THE PROBLEM with pseudo investigative reporters is that they never verify any claims, especially if these are provided by their own boss. You may have recently seen a new tabloid in the market that “reported” on events that another newspaper […]

Top tech headlines: iPhone 4S sales and reviews, Facebook iPad app, BlackBerry glitches

(Relaxnews) – Hot topics in the tech blogs for the week ending October 14 include iOS 5 and iPhone 4S reviews, the release of Facebook’s long-awaited iPad app, iPhone 4s pre-orders and first-day sales, disruptions to BlackBerry’s services and Netflix […]

Death of icon Jobs feeds iPhone mania

(PARIS-AFP) – Stores worldwide were gripped Friday by the now familiar scene of gadget geeks scrambling for Apple’s latest smartphone, the US giant’s first new release since the death of co-founder Steve Jobs. The iconic chief executive’s death brought a...

What’s Your Number?

By K You want to see “What’s Your Number?” “Really?” That’s the reaction I had when a friend of mine said she wanted to see the latest comedy. Honestly, I really dreaded the thought of seeing Anna Faris prance around […]

Iranian, Filipino take top Asian film awards

(BUSAN, South Korea-AFP) – An Iranian film that reveals the “heart and soul” of its director has shared the top award with a production from the Philippines at Asias largest cinematic event Friday. Morteza Farshbafs “Mourning” was handed one of […]

Hatton thought about suicide after Pacquiao loss

LONDON, September 30, 2011 (AFP) – British boxer Ricky Hatton has revealed he considered suicide after the devastating defeat to Manny Pacquiao which effectively ended his career. In an interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, the 32-year-old former world welterweight […]

Bologna president writes to Obama about Bryant

ROME, October 13, 2011 (AFP) – Bologna president Claudio Sabatini has stepped up his attempts to land NBA star Kobe Bryant on a loan deal by taking his case right to the top. Sabatini has written to United States President […]

Make any night sandwich night

FROM PB&Js to pitas, muffalettas to melts – any way you slice them, sandwiches are one of America’s favorite foods. In fact, it is estimated that Americans consume 300 million sandwiches each day. Making one night a week Sandwich Night […]

How to turn your house into the finest steakhouse

WITH AUTUMN finally here,  so are the appetites that crave for those big, hearty flavors that warm the soul. Imagine a fireside table topped with a succulent steak and a robust red wine. Think you need to make a reservation […]