China says US hacking charges ‘fabricated out of thin air’

BEIJING: Beijing on Thursday strongly denied a US congressional panel’s claim that Chinese government-linked hackers had launched dozens of cyberattacks on American defense contractors, saying the charges were “fabricated out of thin air.” The denial came a day after a … 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

Senate to PNP chief: We want your SALN

Senators on Thursday said they want Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima to personally submit to them his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN), as well as explain the P25-million renovation of his “White House” inside Camp Crame, … Read more »

Regions

Davao police charged for murder of Cebu businessman

DAVAO CITY: The former head of the intelligence unit of the police in Davao Region was indicted for the murder of Cebu businessman Richard King. Supt. Leonardo Felonia, who headed the Regional Intelligence Unit of the Philippine National Office, will … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Binay confident charges will not stand in court

    Binay confident charges will not stand in court

    Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday said his detractors knew that their allegations against him and his family will not stand in court thus they opted to stage a circus at the Senate. “Wala sa ipinangangalandakan nilang testimonya ang tatayo … Read more »

  • Motor show features 16 car brands

    Sixteen top automotive brands showcased their latest vehicles at the fifth edition of the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) at the World Trade Center in Pasay City (Metro Manila) that opened on Thursday. The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the … Read more »

  • UP students ‘attack’ Abad

    MALACAÑANG on Thursday denounced the humiliating attack on Budget Secretary Florencio Abad at the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City, on Wednesday night. Abad was mobbed by a group of angry students after attending a forum on … Read more »

  • MVP will run only ‘if it’s a marathon’

    Business tycoon Manuel Pangilinan on Thursday said he has no plans of running in 2016, putting to rest speculations that he may be Vice President Jejomar Binay’s running mate. “I respect the Vice President. He is a good friend,” Pangilinan … Read more »