A broadcaster was shot dead Wednesday morning in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, the second to be murdered in less than a week and the third since November 29, a Davao-based online news outfit reported.
US celebrity news site TMZ.com says it has obtained documents showing that Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is being hounded by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over allegedly unpaid income taxes from 2006 to 2010.
Moro National Liberation Front founder Nur Misuari left the country on December 7 'to attend the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation conference) in West Africa,' a spokesman said Wednesday.
More than 500 authors, including J. M. Coetzee and Gunter Grass, have signed a petition to the United Nations published Tuesday, which claims mass state surveillance is violating basic freedoms.
UPDATE 5:28PM- The lawyer of Jose Miguel Arroyo assailed the PNP's new directive barring his client from staying overnight at the hospital suite where his wife, former President Arroyo, is detained. The PNP defended the policy.
Pop megastar Justin Bieber hugged, sang to, danced and played with young survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon Tuesday, bringing cheer to the disaster zone amid an international relief effort.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued new guidelines meant to hasten the trial of those accused of the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre, in which 58 people were murdered, 32 of them media workers.
(UPDATED - 6:25 p.m.) The Department of Energy (DOE) is investigating whether there was collusion among power suppliers that led to Meralco's announcement of an unprecedented P4.15 per kilowatt-hour-increase in electricity rates.