Guard shoots boss dead

A security guard took his superior hostage and later shot him dead and wounded three of his coworkers before killing himself on Thursday afternoon in Santa Cruz, Manila. Fernando Cano, 40, repeatedly fired at Ricardo Medina, his supervisor, killing him … 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 »


      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


    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 »


Court junks P2.9B tax claim vs Estradas

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has reversed a ruling by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) requiring former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and his wife, former Sen. Luisa “Loi” Ejercito Estrada, to pay P2.9 billion in … Read more »


4 drown, 3 rescued in Bulacan river

Norzagaray, Bulacan: Four teenagers died while three of their companions were rescued from a raging flash flood while swimming in a river in Barangay Matictic of this town Tuesday afternoon. Bulacan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) head … Read more »

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  • Will Duterte sub for Señeres?

    Citing social ties that bind them, a party-list lawmaker on Wednesday claimed that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has another way to sneak into next year’s presidential race–by substituting for his fraternity brother and law school upperclassman, Roy Señeres. “Substituting … Read more »

  • SC asked to strike down ‘no bio, no boto’

    Youth and students groups on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to nullify the “No Bio, No Boto” campaign of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), saying it would deprive more than three million voters of their right to vote in next … Read more »

  • Poe’s DQ cases up for resolution

    THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday terminated oral arguments on three petitions seeking the disqualification of Sen. Grace Poe in next year’s presidential elections. The cases filed by former senator Francisco Tatad, De La Salle University political science professor … Read more »

  • Citizenship issue to hound Grace Poe

    Sen. Grace Poe will not enjoy a smooth ride even if she succeeds in her quest for the presidency, a congressman said on Wednesday. Poe, 47, is running as an independent candidate for President and is leading all pre-election surveys … Read more »

  • Security fears high as Pope visits Africa

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis flew out of Rome on Wednesday, bound for Kenya on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa fraught with security concerns. The 78-year-old pontiff, the third pope to visit the continent, is also scheduled … Read more »

  • Bullet-planting victim’s case set for resolution

    A Pasay City (Metro Manila) court on Wednesday gave the camp of tanim-bala (bullet-planting) victim Lance Michael White, son of an American missionary, three days to submit a report of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on their bullet-planting complaint. … Read more »