The United States is planning to take in Filipino victims of super typhoon Yolanda, which wrought massive devastation across Central Visayas last month, the Philippine Embassy in Washington said.
Authorities have released a computerized composite sketch of the suspected killer of radio broadcaster Rogelio "Tata" Batulid of Radyo Nation Station 107.9 FM.
South Korea expressed deep concern Friday after North Korea announced the execution of leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has accused the national government of sleeping on the job, leading to the increase in power rates this month that could result in job lay-offs.
The planned fare hike for Metro Manila's mass rail systems will primarily be for debt service and not for service improvements, according to labor group Partido ng Manggagawa.
(UPDATE - 10:07 a.m.) Government troops on Wednesday recovered landmines apparently assembled by the New People's Army in Agusan del Sur, while on Thursday, rebels burned heavy equipment of a construction firm in Zamboanga del Sur for its alleged failure to pay so-called 'revolutionary tax.'
Thousands of victims of human rights abuses during the Marcos regime are set to receive for the second time monetary compensation worth P50,000 each next month.
The choice of Pope Francis as 'Person of the Year' by TIME magazine should inspire leaders of the world 'to lead lives of integrity, to review their priorities, and to inspire humanity through selfless service,' the archbishop of Manila said Thursday.