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Senate to study proposed tax exemption for Pacquiao

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Senate will carefully study the proposed special tax incentive for boxing icon and Sarangani Rep....

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Sereno hosts ASEAN chief justices meeting in Boracay

Details MANILA, Philippines — Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno served as this year's host of the two-day ASEAN meeting of chief magistrates in Boracay aiming for g...

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Revilla files motion to visit son in hospital

Details MANILA, Philippines - Detained Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. on Monday filed a motion with the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his son Cavite Vice Gov....

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Bong wants to see son in hospital

Details MANILA, Philippines - Detained Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. will ask the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his son, Cavite Vice Gov....

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Lawmaker seeks creation of CHED audit body

Details MANILA, Philippines - Valenzuela City Rep....

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300 boats of foreign poachers spotted daily in Kalayaan Island Group

Details PAG-ASA ISLAND, Palawa, Philippinesn – More than 300 boats carrying foreign poachers can be seen every day in the Kalayaan Island Group but could not be arre...

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Government verifying report on Sahiron

Details MANILA, Philippines - The government has been verifying reports that Abu Sayyaf leader Radulan Sahiron was among those injured in military offensives in Sulu...

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Order of Malta prince visits Philippines

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, arrived in Manila yesterday for a seven-day official...

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Alternative BBL eyed

Details MANILA, Philippines - A group composed of Muslims and non-Muslims in Mindanao has proposed an alternative solution to the Mindanao conflict through peaceful...

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SAF 44 protest march set

Details MANILA, Philippines - An indignation march will be held simultaneously in Metro Manila and other parts of the country on March 8 to seek justice for the 44 S...

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Military steps up offensive vs BIFF, Abu Sayyaf

Details MANILA, Philippines - Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr....

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Fires hit Metro Manila as prevention month kicks off

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) yesterday kicked off Fire Prevention Month with a caravan reminding the public to take precaution a...

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Bong son shot, wounded

Details MANILA, Philippines – A son of Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr....

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Abu’s Sahiron wounded in Sulu fighting?

Details MANILA, Philippines - Abu Sayyaf leader Radulan Sahiron could have been among the bandits wounded in a clash in Barangay Buhanginan, Sulu last Friday....

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Palace backs termination of 16 Chinese with NGCP

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is standing by the decision of the Department of Energy to terminate the services of 16 Chinese experts at the National Grid...

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De Lima wants MILF report

Details MANILA, Philippines - Justice Secretary Leila de Lima is asking the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for a copy of its report detailing the involvement o...

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Pacman mega fight tax exemption up to Congress, BIR

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is leaving it up to Congress and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to consider a proposed special tax exemption for boxin...

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Mercury Drug marks 70th year, opens 1,000th store

Details MANILA, Philippines - As it celebrates its 70th anniversary, Mercury Drug opens its landmark 1,000th store on Bayani Road in Western Bicutan, Taguig City tod...

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Allow Noy to finish term, congressmen say

Details MANILA, Philippines - For the sake of the country’s stability and to save it from those lusting for power, President Aquino should be allowed to finish his s...

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4.7 M voters may be delisted – Comelec

Details MANILA, Philippines - Fourteen months before the May 2016 polls, 4.7 million registered voters may be stricken off the official list of voters for not having...

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‘No change in Japan’s overseas assistance policy’

Details TOKYO -- There is no change in the Japanese government overseas development assistance (ODA) policy....

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Pinoys living longer, but in poor health

Details MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos are living longer but in poor health as the country nears a “demographic transition” that leads to an aging population, the C...

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Binay backs house arrest for JPE, GMA

Details MANILA, Philippines - Vice President Jejomar Binay yesterday milf porn supported proposals to put Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile and former President now Pampanga Rep....

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Downsizing of US-Phl TF to affect anti-terror drive

Details MANILA, Philippines - The decision of the United States to downsize and eventually phase out its Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) wi...

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Let PNP explain Revilla movement, Sandigan asked

Details MANILA, Philippines - State prosecutors are asking the anti-graft court to make officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) explain why Sen....

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PCG reminds Tubbataha divers of ‘no touch policy’

Details MANILA, Philippines - With the diving season at the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park about to start, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) recently reminded divers of...

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PCGG won’t be abolished yet

Details MANILA, Philippines - It is not yet time to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) as it still has work to do, Malacañang said yesterd...

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Phl now biggest grower of GM crops

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is now the twelfth biggest grower of genetically modified (GM) crops....

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French star takes on different role

Details MANILA, Philippines - She came not as an Oscar-winning movie star but as an activist....

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Troops locked in heavy fighting with BIFF

Details MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – Government troops are locked in heavy fighting with the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in five areas in Maguindanao’s...

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House arrest for JPE pushed

Details MANILA, Philippines - Several congressmen urged the Sandiganbayan yesterday to allow the detention of Sen....

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US sends spy plane to patrol disputed sea

Details MANILA, Philippines - The United States has deployed its newest and most advanced surveillance aircraft for patrols over the West Philippine Sea and South Ch...

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Palace: All blackouts to be scheduled, announced

Details MANILA, Philippines - Impending rotating power outages will be scheduled and announced in advance to lessen public inconvenience in affected areas, a Palace...

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3 Pinays on Forbes power women list

Details MANILA, Philippines - Three Filipina executives, who are all daughters of known business tycoons in the country, made it to Forbes’ list of the 50 most power...

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No coercion, force in sea row – France

Details MANILA, Philippines - France renewed its call for a peaceful resolution of the West Philippine Sea dispute during a meeting between its leader President Fran...

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P-Noy critics warned vs committing seditious acts

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang has repeatedly issued a stern warning against critics of President Aquino, including his maternal uncle Jose “Peping” Cojuan...

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13 of 15 SAF survivors to leave PNP hospital

Details MANILA, Philippines - Thirteen of the 15 Special Action Force (SAF) policemen who survived the bloody firefight with Muslim rebels in Mamasapano last month a...

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Hollande: Phl must be face, voice of climate change crusade

Details MANILA, Philippines - Regularly devastated by killer typhoons, the Philippines can be “the face and voice” of developing countries in confronting climate cha...

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Mamasapano probe body asks for one-week extension

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police's Board of Inquiry (BOI) has asked to extend its probe on the Mamasapano incident....

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Senator seeks special tax incentive for Pacquiao

Details MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Aquilino "Koko” Pimentel III is filing a bill that will grant a special tax exemption to Sarangani Province Rep....

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US Navy's newest maritime surveillance plane deployed from Philippines

Details MANILA, Philippines — The United States Navy's most advanced air asset was deployed from the Clark Air Base in the Philippines to gather information on the S...

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French president visits Yolanda-hit Guiuan

Details MANILA, Philippines - French President Francois Hollande on Friday headed to Guiuan town in Eastern Samar, one the areas devastated by Typhoon "Yolanda" in 2...

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LIVE updates: François Hollande in the Philippines - Day 2

Details MANILA, Philippines — French President François Hollande and his delegation are set to visit typhoon-ravaged Guiuan town in Eastern Samar on Friday to see th...

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Plea assailing Arroyo media regulation junked

Details MANILA, Philippines - A petition  in the Supreme Court (SC) assailing an order of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) during the Arroyo administ...

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14 Sayyaf men killed in extended fighting with gov’t troops

Details ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines  – Abu Sayyaf casualties in the protracted fighting with government troops in the mountains of Patikul, Sulu have risen to 14 kil...

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PNP custodial execs sacked over JPE hospital party

Details MANILA, Philippines - Two police officials were relieved yesterday for allowing detained Senators. Ramon Revilla Jr....

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Pinoy fugitive tried for 1992 US slay

Details PHILADELPHIA — A Filipino who fled the United States before he could be charged with killing his wife’s girlfriend in a crowded restaurant more than 20 years...

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MILF told: Return other SAF guns

Details MANILA, Philippines - A military mutineer-turned-congressman urged the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) yesterday to return the other firearms propecia online of the 44...

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Strict drug policies deprive Filipinos of pain relief

Details MANILA, Philippines - Due to government’s strict and unreasonable policies on regulated drugs, many Filipinos suffering from pain are deprived of relief, acc...

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