PAL, CebPac cancel flights due to storm Egay 04-Jul-15, 8:22 PM | Azer N. Parrocha, Philippines News Agency

Philippines expects to win UN South China Sea case 04-Jul-15, 9:02 PM | Agence France-Presse

Owner, crew of capsized Philippine ferry charged with murder 04-Jul-15, 2:22 PM | Agence France-Presse (UPDATE, 2:57 p.m.) The Philippine National Police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left 56 dead, an official said Saturday.

'I CLOSED MY EYES AND ENTRUSTED MY LIFE TO GOD' | Yolanda survivor survives Ormoc ferry tragedy 04-Jul-15, 11:37 AM | Leonita Guinocor as told to Lottie Salarda, Leonita Guinocor, 57, took the ferry from the island town of Poro in Cebu's Camotes islands to nearby Ormoc City, Leyte early in the morning of July 2 for some errands and expected to be back early that afternoon.

VIDEO | Ingredient in making plastic containers present in 'fake' rice, NFA tests show 04-Jul-15, 12:22 AM | Beverly Natividad, News5 The National Food Authority has confirmed there is an additive - an ingredient used to soften plastic material - in the 'fake rice' bought in Davao City.


Production of Cebu\ Production of Cebu's lone sugar mill down 40% post-Yolanda The Bogo-Medellin Milling Company Inc., Cebu's lone sugar mill, has sustained a 40 percent loss in production as northern Cebu's sugar industry continues to reel…

On eve of referendum, Greek finance minister accuses creditors of \ On eve of referendum, Greek finance minister accuses creditors of 'terrorism' Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accused Athens' creditors of "terrorism" in an interview published on Saturday, a day before Greeks vote in a high-stakes referendum…

India\ India's push to save cows starves Bangladesh of beef Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government this year - stop cattle from…


PICTURE | Elderly man who collapsed outside bank reveals ordinary Greeks' despair 04-Jul-15, 4:19 PM | Agence France-Presse A heartbreaking photograph of an elderly man collapsed on the ground openly crying in despair outside a Greek bank, his savings book and identity card strewn next to him, has captivated people around the world.

Philippines expects to win UN South China Sea case 04-Jul-15, 9:02 PM | Agence France-Presse The Philippines expects a United Nations tribunal to rule in its favor in an increasingly fraught dispute with China over territories in the South China Sea, a presidential spokeswoman said Saturday.

20 MONTHS AFTER HAIYAN | Build tenement houses for 14,000 displaced families - Tacloban City Council 04-Jul-15, 4:44 PM| Philippines News Agency The city council here reiterated their proposal to build tenement houses for families displaced by super typhoon Yolanda.

SINO'NG MAS MATIMBANG? Aquino weighs option between Visaya and Delgado for top military post 04-Jul-15, 5:54 PM| Jaime Sinapit, President Benigno Aquino III is now weighing his options on who between Southern Luzon Command (Solcom) chief Lieutenant General Ricardo Visaya and Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Delgado to select as successor of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr.

Signal No. 2 over Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, northern Aurora as ‘Egay’ nears Northern Luzon 04-Jul-15, 7:25 AM| (UPDATE - 1:03 p.m.) The state weather bureau has hoisted public storm warning Signal No. 2 over Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino and northern Aurora as tropical storm 'Egay' (international name 'Linfa') picked up strength and speed and continued to near Northern Luzon Saturday.

Church leaders' alliance prods govt, NDF to resume peace talks soon 03-Jul-15, 6:08 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform, the largest ecumenical formation of church leaders in the country, on Friday urged the government and the communist National Democratic Front to immediately resume peace negotiations 'to address the roots of the armed conflict.'

NO BIO PAMBOTO? | Meron sa mall 03-Jul-15, 7:21 PM| Jet Villa, The Commission on Elections is going to the malls to reach out to voters, over 4 million of whom need to undergo voter validation to be able to vote for the 2016 polls.

Expect minimal impact of 'Grexit' on Philippine economy, says GlobalSource 03-Jul-15, 10:39 AM| Rain Castro, The Philippines has no merchandise trade with Greece, while remittances account for 1.4 percent of the total.

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