Troops deployed in southern PH town following school bombings

SULTAN MASTURA, Maguindanao: Police and military personnel have been deployed in this town eight days before the national and local elections, following a series of bomb attacks on seven public elementary schools to be used on election day. Colonel Earl … 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

Urban poor groups rally behind Grace

Around 9,000 representatives of various urban poor organizations from all over Metro Manila on Saturday gathered at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City where they expressed their strong support to the presidential bid of Sen. Grace Poe. During the gathering, … Read more »

Regions

Troops deployed to Maguindanao town

SULTAN MASTURA, Maguindanao: Police and military personnel have been deployed to this town eight days before the national and local elections following a series of bomb attacks on seven public elementary schools last week. The Philippine Army’s 603rd Infantry Brigade … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Explain cash stash, Duterte dared

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte should face allegations that he has hidden wealth and explain how he got his billions because he has confused the public with his contradictory statements, Malacañang said on Saturday. Presidential Communications Undersecretary Manuel Quezon 3rd … Read more »

  • El Shaddai endorses Marcos

    Lucena City: After reportedly getting the support of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), another religious group—the influential Catholic charismatic group El Shaddai of Bro. Mike Velarde — has endorsed the vice presidential bid of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Velarde … Read more »

  • China rejects HK port call by US carrier

    WASHINGTON: China has denied the US aircraft carrier USS Stennis and accompanying naval vessels permission to make a port call in Hong Kong, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday (Saturday in Manila). It was not immediately known what prompted the Chinese … Read more »

  • Women leaders pick Poe

    Stressing their desire to protect human rights enshrined in the Constitution, women leaders from different sectors threw their support behind Sen. Grace Poe, saying she is the kind of leader that the country needs. At a press event in Quezon … Read more »

  • Binay vows to protect workers’ rights, welfare

    VICE President Jejomar Binay pledged to protect the rights of workers and to look after their welfare if he is elected president. Binay, who served as lawyer for labor unions during martial law, paid tribute to public and private workers … Read more »

  • Corona dies of cardiac arrest

    Corona dies of cardiac arrest

    Marcos Jr. describes the High Court’s ex-chief a ‘victim of selective justice’ Former Chief Justice Renato Corona passed away after succumbing to cardiac arrest at the Medical City Hospital in Pasig City (Metro Manila) at 1:48 a.m. on Friday. He … Read more »