400, mostly homeless people, die in heat wave across India 25-May-15, 12:19 PM | Philippines News Agency | Xinhua

KMU hit Lucio Tan, Baldoz over violence vs Tanduay strike 25-May-15, 9:01 AM |

Suspected Abu Sayyaf release child kidnapped in Sulu 25-May-15, 6:05 AM | Teofilo P. Garcia Jr., Philippines News Agency

PNoy: Mar Roxas on top of list of presidential bets for 2016 elections 25-May-15, 11:50 AM | | Roices Naguit, News5 (UPDATE, 1:26 p.m.) President Benigno Aquino III on Monday said Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II is on the top of the list of possible presidential candidates in next year's elections.

Sen. Miriam, other suggestions to form part of BBL revision to make it inclusive - Marcos 25-May-15, 12:48 PM | Ernie Reyes, Suggestions from Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, the Peace Council, local government units, and other stakeholders on how to correct the constitutional infirmities of the Bangsamoro Basic Law will be incorporated into the draft law to make it inclusive, said Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Talk of Limlingan as witness vs Binay premature - de Lima; VP dares AMLC to probe LP men's accounts 24-May-15, 10:43 PM | Brian Maglungsod, Any talk of inducing investment adviser Gerardo Limlingan to turn state witness against Vice President Jejomar Binay is still 'premature,' Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Sunday. Binay, for his part, challenged the AMLC to probe accounts of LP leaders tied to alleged anomalies.

Another female OFW sentenced to death, this time in UAE - DFA 25-May-15, 11:00 AM | (UPDATE, 11:05 a.m.) Even as the death penalty case of Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia still hangs in the balance, another female overseas Filipino worker has been sentenced to death, this time by a United Arab Emirates (UAE) court after being convicted of killing her employer last December.

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats 25-May-15, 8:41 AM | Agence France-Presse Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said Sunday, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing them sanctuary.

After setback in SC ruling, DOH wants to revisit interagency panel on tobacco regulation 24-May-15, 5:40 PM| Jet Villa, Health Secretary Janette Garin signalled at the weekend she will push to revisit the composition of the Inter-agency Committee on Tobacco (IACT), after a Supreme Court ruling thwarted her agency's effort to regulate tobacco promotion.

WHAT'S NEXT IN DISPUTE WITH CHINA? Let's start with assessment of current situation, Part 1 of 3 25-May-15, 10:24 AM| Jose Antonio A. Custodio, Special to China continues with the reclamation in disputed reefs, while the Philippines' case at the international tribunal is still pending. What can the Philippines do in the meantime? Security and defense expert Jose Antonio A. Custodio begins with an assessment of the current situation.

Kentex, subcontractor liable to pay P7.9 million to 99 workers - DOLE 24-May-15, 12:47 PM| Jet Villa, UPDATE 8:03pm-The Labor department said Kentex and its subcontractor CJC Manpower Services will have to pay P7.8 million in underpaid wages to 99 workers at its gutted factory. A labor group, however, assailed the DOLE for its delayed action in cracking the whip on employers and labor contractors.

Philippines more than doubles volume of rice imports subject to lower tariffs 25-May-15, 7:09 AM| Orti Despuez, From 350,000 previously, the new MAV would cover 805,200 metric tons of rice.

Hundreds of thousands expected at today's Peace Summit in Maguindanao 25-May-15, 8:01 AM| Dennis Arcon, Hundreds of thousands are expected to participate in the Peace Summit in the town of Buluan, Maguindanao province today.

Greece 'has no money' to meet IMF debt repayment 25-May-15, 2:17 AM| Katerina Nikolopoulou, Agence France-Presse Greece warned Sunday it has no money to repay the International Monetary Fund on time in June unless a deal is reached with its creditors, in a stark warning that the country could be just days away from defaulting.

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