Mass graves found near human traffickers' camps in Malaysia 24-May-15, 5:17 PM | Agence France-Presse

Thousands rejoice as El Salvador's archbishop of the poor Romero beatified 24-May-15, 7:47 AM | Carlos Mario Marquez and Marco Sibaja, Agence France-Presse

Kentex, subcontractor liable to pay P7.9 million to 99 workers - DOLE 24-May-15, 12:47 PM | Jet Villa, The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Kentex Manufacturing Corporation and its subcontractor CJC Manpower Services will have to pay P7.8 million in underpaid wages to 99 workers.

Mass graves found near human traffickers' camps in Malaysia 24-May-15, 5:17 PM | Agence France-Presse Malaysia's home minister has announced that mass graves have been found in the country's north near detention camps run by human traffickers, a report said Sunday. A newspaper, citing sources, said the graves were 'believed to contain nearly 100 Rohingya migrants.'

Sen. Miriam to CHEd: Explain tuition hike in 313 schools 24-May-15, 1:30 PM | Ernie Reyes, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will summon officials of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to explain the recent approval of tuition hike in 313 schools nationwide.

VIDEO | No longer 'no plate,' it's 'no registration, no travel' 23-May-15, 7:05 AM | Mon Gualvez, News5 Because of the continued shortage of new license plates, the Land Transportation Office has taken back its controversial 'no plate, no travel' policy and replaced it with a 'no registration, no travel' rule instead.

SPECIAL REPORT | Islamic State expands its 'state' 23-May-15, 3:04 AM | Samia Nakhoul, Reuters Almost a year after Islamic State's shock capture of Mosul, Iraq's second city, the black flags of the jihadis have been raised over Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province to the west of Baghdad, seat of Iraq’s increasingly theoretical central government.

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.

1 hurt as LRT trains collide at Monumento station 23-May-15, 12:41 PM| Philippine News Agency (UPDATE - 4:25 p.m.) One person was injured when two trains of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 collided at the Monumento station Saturday morning.

Manila keeps diplomatic tack in West PHL Sea, but concedes higher risks of tension 22-May-15, 11:58 PM| Philippines News Agency | The Philippines is staying on the diplomatic track in the South China Sea issue even with tensions heightened amid reports the Chinese military shooed away US personnel flying a surveillance plane over Fiery Cross (Kagitingan) Reef last Wednesday.

Dry season to last until 2nd week of June -- PAGASA 24-May-15, 8:35 AM| Juzel L. Danganan, Philippines News Agency The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) sees the dry season lasting until the second week of June.

China says US actions in South China Sea 'irresponsible, dangerous' 22-May-15, 11:44 PM| Sui-Lee Wee, Reuters China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a US military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident.

ALEJANDRO LICHAUCO | Fearless nationalist economist jailed during martial law dies at 87 24-May-15, 3:28 PM| Nationalist economist Alejandro Lichauco, 1971 Con-Con delegate jailed for refusing to rubber-stamp the martial-law agenda in the Charter, and who raised a powerful if often lonely voice against the economy's stranglehold by global forces and cronies of the Marcos dictatorship, has died. He was 87.

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