Basit Usman killed in Maguindanao firefight - military source 03-May-15, 1:29 PM | Jaime Sinapit,

Manny Pacquiao: 'I thought I won the fight' 03-May-15, 1:57 PM |

UK's Cameron makes last-minute push to hold onto power 03-May-15, 7:54 AM | Katherine Haddon, Agence France-Presse

Floyd Mayweather overcomes Manny Pacquiao, wins megafight by unanimous decision 03-May-15, 12:35 PM | Reuters, (UPDATE, 1 p.m.) Floyd Mayweather cemented his status as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao as the "Fight of the Century" failed to live up to the hype here Saturday.

Basit Usman killed in Maguindanao firefight - military source 03-May-15, 1:29 PM | Jaime Sinapit, UPDATE 2:22 PM-Filipino bomb-maker Basit Usman, the target of a massive government dragnet since the January 25 Mamasapano mission where he escaped as police commandos were closing in on Malaysian terrorist Marwan, was killed before noon Sunday, according to reliable military sources.

Manny Pacquiao reveals having shoulder injury heading into Mayweather bout 03-May-15, 3:25 PM | Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao fought with an injured shoulder against Floyd Mayweather, he revealed during the post-fight conference.

HE'S A TRUE CHAMPION AT HEART' | Floyd Mayweather praises Manny Pacquiao after megafight 03-May-15, 3:54 PM | Undefeated American boxer and unified welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have conquered the challenge that is eight-division champ Manny Pacquiao on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) but his respect for the Filipino boxing icon stands as strong as ever.

2 more alleged victims of Veloso's illegal recruitment surface 03-May-15, 9:31 AM | Philippines News Agency Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Friday two people surfaced and claimed they were also victims of Ma. Kristina Sergio, the alleged recruiter of Mary Jane Veloso.

Human-trafficking victims believed found in Thai mass grave of 26 bodies 03-May-15, 2:49 PM| Reuters Dozens of police and volunteers have exhumed 26 bodies at a mass grave near a suspected human trafficking camp on a hillside deep in a southern Thai jungle, police said on Saturday.

VIDEO | Baby plucked safe from quake rubble and other stories of hope from Nepal 02-May-15, 9:57 AM| Michelle Orosa-Ople, News5 Even as the death toll from the April 25 earthquake that struck Nepal shot well past the 6,000 mark and the highland state still faces the long, arduous task of rebuilding, stories of hope have emerged from under the rubble.

GRAPHIC HEALTH WARNING | Group warns delays in cigarette law may aggravate cancer incidence 02-May-15, 3:50 PM| Implementation of the cigarette graphic health warning law has remained in limbo because of technicalities and delaying tactics by the tobacco industry, says New Vois Association of the Philippines.

POSTCRIPT | Pacquiao's good fight inspires Filipinos, say Philippine officials 03-May-15, 3:47 PM| Ernie Reyes, | with Roices Naguit, TV5 Manny Pacquiao's life story, with its inspiring triumph over adversity after each fall, has been mirrored yet again in his fight with Floyd Mayweather, despite his loss by unanimous decision. Thus ran the common thread of officials reacting to the outcome of the fight.

US says China's activity in South China Sea won't help peace 02-May-15, 1:19 AM| Emily Stephenson, Reuters The US State Department said on Friday that China's activities building on reclaimed land in the South China Sea do not contribute to peace in the region, regardless of how the facilities are used.

More Bulusan explosions possible, Phivolcs warns 02-May-15, 9:15 AM| Philippine News Agency The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology advised the towns of Juban and Irosin in Sorsogon to strictly ban entry into the four-kilometer permanent danger zone around Bulusan volcano, saying more eruptions could follow Friday's steam and ash explosion.

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