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 Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the country's largest power distributor, on Thursday said it did everything it could to lessen the impact of the increase in electricity rates by trying to look for cheaper sources of power supply.
Consumer and other non-government organizations on Thursday trooped to a public hearing to express their opposition to a planned fare hike for Metro Manila's mass rail systems, threatening to take the government to court if it pursues the increase.
Thousands of victims of human rights abuses during the Marcos regime are set to receive for the second time monetary compensation worth 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.
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.