Philippines eyes P19.2-B spending for El Nino mitigation programs Wed, Oct 14, 2015, 1:49 AM | Leslie D. Venzon, Philippine News Agency

Comelec forming guidelines for presidential, VP debates Wed, Oct 14, 2015, 1:25 AM | Ernie Reyes,

Koko Pimentel says VP Binay is not immune from suit Wed, Oct 14, 2015, 12:52 AM | Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency

Japan's royals visiting Manila in early 2016 - Palace Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 5:59 PM |

VIDEO | Santiago confirms she is running for president in 2016 polls Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 6:13 PM | Jelly F. Musico, PNA | Faith del Mundo, News5 Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Tuesday confirmed she is running for president in 2016, but declined to name her running mate, saying only he is one of those who have already declared their intent to seek the second highest post of the land.

MNLF and MILF unite, call for passage of undiluted draft BBL Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 8:51 PM | Philippine News Agency Top leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) declared Tuesday that the two Moro fronts have agreed to “merge and unite” to jointly push the passage of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) now pending in Congress.

US right to sail warships near China's South China Sea 'islands' - DFA Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 12:49 PM | Carla Lim, News5 The Department of Foreign Affairs backed on Tuesday American plans to send warships near artificial islands built by China in the disputed South China Sea, saying it is 'important for the international community to safeguard freedom of navigation and overflight' in the strategic body of water.


APEC ministers promote use of nuclear energy APEC ministers promote use of nuclear energy Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) energy ministers have encouraged member-economies to look into the potential of nuclear power to support the region's goal of cutting…

APEC adopt framework on energy resiliency, to develop minimum energy performance standards APEC adopt framework on energy resiliency, to develop minimum energy performance standards Energy ministers of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member-economies on Tuesday adopted a framework on energy resiliency and agreed to develop minimum energy performance standards…

Jollibee Foods buys 40% stake in US burger chain for $99M Jollibee Foods buys 40% stake in US burger chain for $99M Homegrown Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) is ramping up its presence in the United States with the acquisition of 40-percent stake in American burger chain for…


COC DAY 2 | Presidential bets now 37, 7 for VP, 25 for senator Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 7:52 PM | Ernie Reyes, By the second day of the filing of Certificates of Candidacy at Comelec, the poll body has tallied a total number of 37 presidential aspirants, seven vying for the vice presidency, and 25 candidates for senator.

VIDEO | Zamboanga Sibugay town mayor killed in ambush, vice mayor, 5 others wounded Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 7:31 AM | Teofilo Garcia Jr., Philippine News Agency | Jaime Sinapit, | Dindo Flora, News5 A town mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay was killed while his vice mayor and five other persons were wounded in an ambush Monday afternoon.

Rights group files criminal raps vs cop who spied on Cagayan de Oro meet Wed, Oct 14, 2015, 9:27 AM| Cong B. Corrales, Human rights activists and public interest lawyers filed criminal charges Tuesday against a police intelligence operative caught spying on the conference of the organization Barug Katungod Mindanao a month ago.

STATEMENT | Who to vote? Electoral reform advocates tell us what to look for Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 12:12 PM| Task Force 2016 Task Force 2016, which bills itself as the biggest network of electoral reform advocates in the country, has issued a statement it hopes will guide voters in their choice of candidates in next year’s elections.

Duterte says won't run for president in 2016 Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 8:06 PM| | Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Monday put an end to speculations that he will run for president in the May 2016 elections, with a message posted on his Facebook page.

Daang Matuwid to bar senatorial bets from campaigning with Mar, Leni rivals Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 5:43 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, The Administration says its senatorial bets are free to accept endorsements but should not be seen on the same stage as rival candidates for president and vice president of the Daang Matuwid coalition.

Leyte Rep Romualdez files CoC for senator, cousin Bongbong to file VP bid Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 9:57 AM| Ernie Reyes, Leyte Representative Martin Romualdez, who is running for the Senate, filed his certificate of candidacy Tuesday morning, with his cousin, Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. expected to file his bid for vice president after lunch.

Flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 10:33 PM| Thomas Escritt, Reuters | Maude Brulard and Jan Hennop, Agence France-Presse Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the July 2014 crash that killed all 298 people on board.

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