India blames China for stalled nuclear group entry

NEW DELHI: India has blamed regional rival China for blocking its entry to a nuclear trade group opposed to the proliferation of nuclear weapons, after its members met in South Korea with no decision on India’s bid to join. India … 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

Higher car tax an option to help ease Metro traffic

SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel 3rd said that there are many options available for the incoming administration to address the traffic mess in Metro Manila, one of which is the passage of a new tax law that would discourage people from buying … Read more »

Regions

Wife turns in drug ‘pusher’ husband

Palompon, Leyte: A 38-year-old wife who reported to the police that their house was being used as a drug den led authorities to the arrest of her husband and the recovery of suspected high grade shabu, with an estimated street … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Duterte raises ante for bounty on his head

    President-elect Rodrigo Duterte looks unfazed by reports that drug lords had set a P1-billion bounty to have him killed. In his speech during the turnover of command at the Davao City Police Office on Friday, Duterte said he could even … Read more »

  • Incoming govt pushing claim to Sabah

    The admnistration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will press the Philippines’ claim to Sabah, which is now being administered by Malaysia. In an interview with the ANC’s #NOFILTER on Thursday night, incoming Foreign Affairs secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said the Duterte … Read more »

  • Blue book names drug-dealing officials

    THERE is a blue book that contains names of police officers and government officials allegedly dealing in illegal drugs and stealing cars, Sen. Vicente Sotto 3rd revealed on Friday. He said he will  ask the Department of Interior and Local … Read more »

  • ASG seen behind Indon sailors’ kidnap

    ZAMBOANGA CITY: Jakarta on Friday confirmed the abduction of 7 Indonesian tugboat crew by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits and said 6 other sailors had been freed and were on their way home, information received here from the Indonesian … Read more »

  • David Cameron resigns after Brexit vote

    LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday announced he will resign, after Britons voted to leave the European Union (EU) despite his campaign to keep it in the bloc. Cameron promised to try to “steady the ship” over the next … Read more »

  • SM Global Pinoy hosts International Seafarers’ Day

    The secretary-general of the International Maritime Office (IMO), Kitack Lim of South Korea, will lead the gathering today (Saturday) of thousands of seafarers for the International Seafarers’ Day at the SM Convention Center (SMX) in Pasay City. Philippine Maritime Industry … Read more »