White House fence jumper ‘a danger to the president,’ prosecutor says

WASHINGTON — The troubled Iraq war veteran who scaled the White House fence had a dangerous fixation on the president, stockpiling weapons and ammunition and carrying a map to the White House stuffed in a Bible during an earlier arrest, … 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

‘Anti-PH’ Malaysian video agitates Manila

The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has expressed its concern to Aegis Malaysia, a global business process outsourcing (BPO) company, about a promotional video that it produced putting the Philippines in an “unfavorable light.” A statement from the embassy said … Read more »

Regions

Military investigates IS oath-taking in Marawi City

A Facebook user named Abu uploaded this photo showing people pledging support to the Islamic State movement inside a mosque in Marawi City on Friday.

KIDAPAWAN CITY: The military on Mon-day launched an investigation on the group of Muslim Filipinos who reportedly pledged allegiance or bai’ah to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), now called Islamic State (IS), on September 19 in Marawi … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Sandiganbayan Justice Ong resigns

    Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong has submitted his resignation letter to the Supreme Court (SC) en banc, asking that he be allowed to retire early from the anti-graft court. Ong apparently decided to sever his ties with the Sandiganbayan after … Read more »

  • Plunder, graft, bribery raps against Purisima

    A few days after Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas 2nd ordered a lifestyle check on all personnel of the Philippine National Police, a consumers’ group on Monday filed plunder, graft and indirect bribery charges against PNP chief Alan Purisima before the … Read more »

  • Binay accuser faces disbarment for bigamy

    RENATO Bondal, one of those who accused Vice President Jejomar Binay of building an overpriced Makati City Hall Building 2, is facing a disbarment complaint for allegedly committing bigamy. In a two-page complaint filed at the Supreme Court dated August … Read more »

  • Philippines assured of a bronze in wushu

    INCHEON, South Korea: Francisco Solis made it to the semifinals of the men’s sanda -56-kg. in wushu on Monday, assuring the Philippines of its first medal in the 2014 Asian Games. The veteran Solis posted a 2-0 win over Ting … Read more »

  • AFP rowers fastest in the world

    UNKNOWN to many, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has the fastest rowing team in the world. The Philippine Army Dragon Boat Team made waves when it established a new record in the Dragon Boat World Championships on Tampa … Read more »