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ASG MEMBER KILLED IN SULU CLASH

A MEMBER of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was killed in a clash with government troops in Talipao, Sulu on Saturday morning. A report...

QC DESIGNATES SEATS FOR PWDS, PREGNANT WOMEN, SENIOR CITIZENS

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista recently approved an ordinance that designates courtesy seats for persons with disability (PWDs), pregnant women and senior citizens in...

Pasay roads closed for repair of footbridge

Falling debris from the Cabrera footbridge in Pasay City has prompted the Department of Public Works and Highways to close it temporarily for repairs....

Three drug suspects caught in Taguig sting

Three alleged drug suspects were arrested on Wednesday night in a drug sting conducted by police in Taguig City, an official reported on Thursday....

‘No special treatment for Chinese drug convicts’

MALACAÑANG on Thursday assured that the four Chinese who were convicted for operating a floating shabu laboratory in Subic would not get any special...

Indonesian kidnap victim escapes

GOVERNMENT troops have taken custody of the Indonesian kidnap victim who escaped his Abu Sayyaf Group abductors on Thursday in Luuk, Sulu. Lt. Col....

US Embassy Closed on Nov. 1

The Embassy of the United States in the Philippines and affiliated offices will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 1, in observance...

DOJ drops libel cases against health officials

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) dismissed for insufficient evidence the libel and cyber complaints filed by spouses Rep. Oscar Garin and former Health Secretary...

PAL WARNS AGAINST FAKE AIRLINE TICKETS

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) expressed concern over a scam that offers cut-rate airline tickets and fake identification cards through social media sites. PAL spokesman...

Port of Manila breaks collection record

FOR the first time in almost a decade, the Bureau of Customs-Port of Manila (BoC-PoM) has registered five months of successive record-breaking revenue collection...

PH esports team snags gold medal in Starcraft 2 discipline

THE Philippine esports team Sibol snagged another gold medal after Caviar "Enderr" Acampado crushed Singapore's Thomas "Blysk" Kopankiewicz, 4-1, in the grand finals of...

Handke to receive Nobel Prize at ceremony amid controversy

STOCKHOLM: Nobel literature laureate Peter Handke, who backed Serbia during the wars in ex-Yugoslavia, receives his prize at a gala ceremony Tuesday in Stockholm,...

Woman kidnapped in Makati

A woman was kidnapped in Makati City on Monday night, police reported. Initial investigation showed that three males, identified as Chinese, kidnapped the woman, identified...

Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup over doping

LAUSANNE: The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the...

 Miss Universe franchise no longer with Binibining Pilipinas

Shamcey Supsup appointed as national director of Miss U PH franchise After 50 solid years, it was announced Monday that the Miss Universe franchise will...