(UPDATED - 9:56 p.m.) Thieves in Mexico have stolen a truck containing potentially 'extremely dangerous' radioactive material used in medical treatment. The material could in theory be put in a so-called 'dirty bomb' - an explosive device spreading the radioactive material over a wide area.
A lawmaker representing a progressive Filipino partylist group has called up the Philippines' trade secretary, warning him against "inequitable agriculture and trade deals" at the ongoing World Trade Organization meeting in Bali, Indonesia.
Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct an immediate and exhaustive investigation into crimes allegedly committed by Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile that she said are punishable under the Revised Penal Code.
Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile on Wednesday lashed back at Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago saying her attacks against him were baseless and a proof of her "mental health."
About 100 environmental and climate justice advocates denounced on Wednesday a legislative measure which, if enacted into law, would lift the landmark waste incineration ban under the Clean Air Act or Republic Act No. 8749.
The shores of Estancia town in Iloilo province remain covered with oil after a barge ran aground in the area during the height of super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). The contractor tasked to clean up the leak allegedly doesn't have the equipment and expertise to carry out the operations.
The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) on Thursday accused the Aquino administration of trying to threaten the Supreme Court justices with impeachment so that they would decide in favor of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), funds of which have been misused, according to critics.
(UPDATE - 4:04 p.m.) One of the organizers of the anti-pork #MillionPeopleMarch rally in August is urging Congress to open the bicameral conference committee reconciling the Senateâs and the House of Representativesâ versions of the budget to the public through television and live streaming.