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DOJ files rebellion raps vs Maute kin, ex-Marawi mayor

The Department of Justice has filed rebellion charges against members of the Maute family and other key players in the Marawi siege, which enters its fifth week on Friday.
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DOH to review dengue immunization program after all doses of Dengvaxia delivered

The Department of Health will be reviewing the government's dengue immunization program after the last of three doses is delivered to public school children. Department...
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Military: Islamist fighters in Marawi hemmed within 1 sq-km enclave

MARAWI CITY, Philippines - Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said...


Russians targeted 21 U.S. election systems – Homeland Security official

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday.

Abused kids find little comfort in Japan’s shelters

Every year, more than 20,000 abused, delinquent, developmentally challenged or otherwise troubled Japanese children needing emergency housing pass through a system of shelters.

German boy probed for shooting toy gun at Thai king

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich late one evening earlier this month. The king was not hurt.


Semiconductors sector eyes 5% growth in exports in 2017 after last year’s ‘disruption’

The electronics industry is aiming for a turnaround following an unexpected dip in exports last year.

Republic Cement boosts capacity with US$300-M new investments

The Republic Cement group, a joint venture of Ireland-based CRH and local conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures, has announced plans to invest an initial US$300 million for its capacity development activities.

PH should increase share in $20-B Asia Pacific vegetable market: seed company

Agriculture has deep roots in the Philippines, but the country’s isn’t really a global or even an Asia-Pacific industry leader. One area where it has failed to maximize opportunities is the $20-billion vegetables market in the region, of which the Philippines only accounts for $240 million.


The DOF's TRAIN is grossly anti-poor, brazenly pro-rich, and should be derailed.



Claudia Barretto says she’s not like the other famous Barrettos

Unlike Gretchen, Claudine, Marjorie and Julia, the 17-year-old Claudia wants to be known mainly as a singer.

Two holdouts prevented Bill Cosby guilty verdict, juror says

The holdouts prevented the comedian from being found guilty on two of three counts in his sexual assault trial.




Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda Motor Co said it halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.

Tesla driver in fatal ‘Autopilot’ crash got numerous warnings – US govt

A man killed in a crash last year while using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan kept his hands off the wheel for extended periods of time despite repeated automated warnings not to do so.

FATHER’S DAY | The best gifts to give a Ferrari fan

Here are the best gifts you can easily get to add a prancing horse into a Ferrari fan's arsenal.


BPI glitch saw P46M ‘mistakenly withdrawn’ – bank exec

Around P46 million was “mistakenly withdrawn” from the Bank of the Philippine Islands during a recent technical glitch, an executive of the bank told the House of Representatives Thursday.

CBCP blasts fake news as Villanueva files bill to punish its spread, De Lima urges probe of PNA

(UPDATED - 9:50 a.m.) Catholic bishops railed against fake news, urging the faithful to “rebut and refute falsehood,” as a senator filed a bill seeking to punish its “malicious creation and distribution.”