The ongoing deadly attacks on journalists in the Philippines are no less than a war against the media. In just the past two weeks, the body count in this war has surged: three dead journalists and one wounded in attacks perpetrated by unidentified gunmen.
Sarangani Representative and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao on Thursday denied owing the United States government in unpaid taxes, but started beefing up his army of advisers to find a way out of his tax woes.
Following the deaths and destruction caused by Yolanda, Greenpeace urged President Benigno Aquino III to seek justice by taking legal action against companies allegedly behind adverse climate change impacts.
The choice of Pope Francis as 'Person of the Year' by TIME magazine should inspire leaders of the world 'to lead lives of integrity, to review their priorities, and to inspire humanity through selfless service,' the archbishop of Manila said Thursday.
Thousands of victims of human rights abuses during the Marcos regime are set to receive for the second time monetary compensation of P50,000 each next month.
The Supreme Court has stopped the implementation of a ruling favoring Globe Asiatique Realty Holdings Inc., whose president, Delfin Lee, along with the firm's other officers, was earlier accused of committing syndicated estafa.
Opposition to the impending unprecedented increase in power rates has intensified on Wednesday as more lawmakers and groups vowed to block the hike through street protests, congressional inquiries, court petitions, and the review or repeal of a law that liberalized the electric power market.
The red-shirted supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Wednesday they could take to the streets to protect the government from protesters who have forced her to call a snap election, setting the scene for a possible confrontation.