The Manila Times

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STORM warning signal 1 has been raised for the northern part of Luzon as the low pressure area (LPA) in northeast of Itbayat town, Batanes province entered Philippine jurisdiction and developed into a tropical depression named Maring, the weather bureau reported on Saturday. Maring, was the third cyclone for this…

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RESCUERS aboard helicopters and speed boats were desperately searching on Saturday for more than 200 people missing after a ferry sank in the Philippines, with at least 26 already confirmed dead. The St. Thomas Aquinas ferry was carrying 870 passengers and crew when it collided with a cargo ship on…

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Around 105 lawmakers from the House of Representatives from different political parties have rallied behind their embattled colleague, Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo, by supporting his move to post bail over malversation and graft charges. The House members made the move under House Resolution 206 which expresses support for the temporary liberty…

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At least after ten days, authorities released on Thursday computer generated sketched photos of the suspects of the recent blast in Cotabato City that left eight people dead and wounded 30 others. The three suspects’ photos were presented by City police Director Senior Supt. Rolen Balquin together with commanding officer…

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MARIA and Alexandra vaguely considered leaving Russia for several years, but it was not until this year’s anti-gay legislation that they started to gather paperwork. The quiet, academic lesbian couple, who live with a seven-year-old daughter in the outskirts of Moscow, have now lost hope that Russia is moving in…

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Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has monitored a low pressure area (LPA) near Taiwan that may enter the country. Weather Forecaster Connie Dadivas said the LPA east off Taiwan is moving eastward which could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in the next 24 hours. Even…

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The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have now tagged members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to sabotage the on-going Bangsamoro peace process in Mindanao, a peace activist said on Wednesday. Peace activist Jun Aparece said that a “reliable source among the groups”…

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A diesel-powered Indian submarine exploded and sank early on Wednesday in a dock in Mumbai, leaving rescuers scrambling to find 18 sailors who were on board. The INS Sindhurakshak had been returned by Russia less than a year ago after a major refit and was submerged after the accident, navy…