France became the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage Saturday after President Francois Hollande signed it into law following months of bitter political debate.
(UPDATE 3 - 9 p.m.) The Commission on Elections sitting as the National Board of Canvassers proclaimed Friday night Team PNoy's Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino, Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, and Antonio Trillanes IV as winning senatorial candidate.
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has deferred for a second time the bidding for the one-year maintenance contract of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3).
In a sit-down interview with Good Morning Club host Cheryl Cosim early Friday, top-ranked Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares laid down her priority legislation, which includes education and also her family's reaction to her surprising lead finish.
Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. on Friday warded off blame as the poll body drew flak for proceeding with the partial proclamation of the Top 6 winners in the Senate race despite getting only a quarter of the certificates of canvass for the May 13 elections.
Maria Lourdes 'Nancy" Binay-Angeles on Friday defended her decision not to attend her own proclamation. The vice president's daughter said she wanted to make sure that there would be 'no cloud of doubt' hanging over her electoral win.
After enjoying a comfortable lead in the early counting, actor Aga Muhlach ultimately lost his congressional bid in the fourth district of Camarines Sur.
Former dictator Jorge Videla, who ruled Argentina during its "Dirty War," died in prison Friday while serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity. He was 87.