Govt raises alert to Red Tide toxin in coastal waters off 4 southern provinces

Government scientists have raised the alert to the continuing risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning to humans from the red tide plague that still persists in coastal waters off several southern provinces.

40 armed raiders, body search by masked male: Napoles cites jail warden’s report to convince court she’s in danger

Alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim Napoles has submitted to the Sandiganbayan the statement of a jail warden to bolster her allegation of "incidents of harassment, intimidation and threat" on her "life and security" which her lawyers are using to justify a bid to place her under the Department of Justice Witness Protection Program.

Boracay still open to tourists on Holy Week, summer: Palace

Tourists are still welcome to visit Boracay during the Holy Week and throughout summer, as the proposal to temporarily close the island to fix environmental problems is expected to take effect afterward, or during the tourist spot's lean season.


Reuters reporters in court 100 days after their arrest in Myanmar

Two Reuters reporters appeared in a Myanmar court for the 11th time on Wednesday, which marked 100 days since they were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.

Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on US election, Facebook questioned

The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast that his UK-based political consultancy’s online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory.
Russian President and Presidential candidate Putin speaks during a meeting with supporters at his campaign headquarters in Moscow

Putin savors huge victory after winning six more years at Russia’s helm

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin basked in a landslide re-election victory on Monday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another...


Time running out for PSE to take over PDSHC

The odds are stacked against the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) for its acquisition of the Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corp. (PDSHC), as it has yet to secure regulatory approval for the deal even as share purchase agreements (SPAs) with stockholders of the fixed-income bourse are set to expire by the end of the month.

Sari-sari stores level up with digital transformation

Sari-sari stores can now act as payment centers for utility bills, money remittances, prepaid mobile phone loads and prepaid gaming PINs, made possible by

Boracay stakeholders sound urgent plea to hold off island’s total closure

Boracay tourism stakeholders have opposed the total closure of what has been called the world's most beautiful island, saying this will do more harm than good in the government's avowed determination to rid it of environmental pollution and illegal structures.


We as lawyers will challenge not only those who kill mercilessly, but also the system that allows them to.



TV5’s ‘Amo’ first Filipino series to be picked up by Netflix

The 13-episode mini-series will be available worldwide on Netflix starting April 9.

Daryl Hannah directs first feature, wants more women in film industry

'We made this in the spirit of fun,' Hannah said of her directorial debut, 'Paradox' starring music greats Neil Young and Willie Nelson.


Ginebra launches 2018 limited edition jerseys

The new limited edition jerseys will be worn by the team in the upcoming 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup starting April 2018.

Patrimonio, Pingris get rock star treatment at STI Sportsfest

Like rock stars, four-time PBA Most Valuable Player Alvin Patrimonio and many-time all-defensive member Marc Pingris got a warm welcome as they graced the...

Jimmy Alapag reveals injury that nearly ruined his career

When Jimmy Alapag arrived in the Philippines in 2002, no one predicted that he would become the well-revered “Mighty Mouse” that he is today. After...


PADRE PIO, DEVIL’S ADVERSARY | Pope pays tribute to mystic monk who wrestled with demons

Many people said Pio knew what they were about to confess. He is said to have told then-bishop Karol Wojytla of Poland in the mid-1960s that he would become pope. Wojtyla became Pope John Paul in 1978 and in 2002 declared Pio a saint. Padre Pio’s biographers say he wrestled with the Devil regularly in his cell in a small monastery that is now the centerpiece of a sprawling complex visited by a million pilgrims a year.

DOWN SOUTH | The Andaman Islands: Where the Hues of Happiness Are Bright and Airy

Get to know more about this charming and bewildering haven in this part of the Eurasian continent.

WEEKEND GUIDE | The Lion King, WorldBex, Haruki Murakami festival,

Watch a movie or play. Visit a trade fair. Or stand up for equality. The weekend's hot with these events happening all over the metro.


DPWH resumes road reblocking on 7 roads in QC, Taguig City

The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume road repair and reblocking on seven road sections in the cities of Quezon and Taguig this weekend.

Self-driving car industry confronts trust issues after Uber crash

The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car cranks up pressure on the self-driving vehicle industry to prove its software and sensors are safe in the absence of strong government standards, experts in the field said.

Self-driving vehicles cause higher stress levels to passengers than regular cars: study

Traveling in vehicles with self-driving technology is experienced as more stressful by passengers than journeys with regular cars, a study published by the Kempten University of Applied Sciences finds.


Sari-sari stores level up with digital transformation

Sari-sari stores can now act as payment centers for utility bills, money remittances, prepaid mobile phone loads and prepaid gaming PINs, made possible by

Facebook made mistakes on user data — Zuckerberg

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information.