Rains, floods kill 6

Rains, floods kill 6

Mindanao reels from weeks of heavy downpour At least six people were been killed after weeks of heavy rains and floods in parts of Mindanao, disaster management officials said on Saturday. The fatalities were from Zamboanga Sibugay, South Cotabato, Sarangani … Read more »

  • Four missing in Philippine trash avalanche

    MANILA: Four people were missing after a huge garbage dump collapsed just outside the Philippine capital on Friday, the provincial police chief said. The four maintenance men who work on the dump site in the town of Rodriguez could not … Read more »

  • AQUINO’S BRUNEI TRIP TO COST TAXPAYERS P7M

      The Philippine government will be spending P7 million for President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s overnight trip to Brunei, where the 22nd high-level meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held. Last year, the government allocated P11 … Read more »

  • Maceda: Only more jobs can ease poverty

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    THE failure of the government to provide employment to about four million jobless Filipinos nationwide is the reason why the incidence of poverty in the country remains high and unless it is addressed the number will continue to grow up. … Read more »

Nation

Belmonte rules out Binay impeachment

There is no brewing impeachment move against Vice President Jejomar Binay, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. said on Saturday. Belmonte issued the statement amid claims by the Binay camp that an impeachment complaint will be filed against the vice president before … Read more »

Regions

Wives of MILF members also hope for peace

SIMUAY, SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao: After the symbolic turn over of firearms by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) members to the national government, it is the women’s turn to voice out their desire for peace in Mindanao. The wives of MILF … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Ferry owner, crew face murder raps

    Police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left 59 dead in Ormoc City in Southern Leyte, an official said Saturday. The charges were filed late on Friday over the sinking … Read more »

  • Manila expects to win arbitral case

    The Philippines expects a United Nations tribunal to rule in its favor in an increasingly fraught dispute with China over territories in the South China Sea, including a major part of the West Philippine Sea a presidential spokeswoman said Saturday. … Read more »

  • Bagatsing ‘win’ solution made Erap, Palace laugh

    Bagatsing ‘win’ solution made Erap, Palace laugh

    IN a rare occasion, Malacañang and its erstwhile occupant—deposed president now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada—have one thing in common to laugh at. Estrada and deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte on Saturday laughed off a proposal to rotate the Rizal Monument … Read more »

  • CHR intervention sought for activists

    CHR intervention sought for activists

    Women’s groups called on the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to intervene for the release of detained activist-writer Rosanna “Sharon” Cabusao, her husband peace consultant Adelberto Silva and their companion Isidro de Lima. “If they cannot be released, then we … Read more »