Six anti-tank improvised explosive devices (IEDs) greeted soldiers who accosted Saturday a motorcycle rider at a checkpoint in Davao City, bolstering the theory that communist rebels had engaged in an aggressive campaign resorting to landmine ambuscades against the military.
A satellite data receiving station launched on Friday now enables China to obtain observation information about the South China Sea.
Jessa Balote, 15, was used to a hard hand-to-mouth existence. She had been scavenging for recyclable trash in the streets of Tondo since she was 7, helping to feed a brood of six. Today Jessa is a professional ballerina, dancing to lift an entire family out of poverty. Watch her journey here.
Cyber hackers attacked several official Saudi websites on Saturday, posting an Algerian flag on their homepages that later vanished, local media reported.
(UPDATE - 5:02 p.m.) Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Saturday called on the Commission on Elections to reconsider its decision disqualifying the Senior Citizens party-list.
(UPDATE - 6:43 p.m.) Operatives from the PNP Maritime Group-Special Boat Unit and the Philippine Navy on Saturday seized 65 sea turtles in the southern Palawan Town of Balabac that were about to be sold to Chinese poachers.
Environmental groups on Friday scored victory over the use of genetically modified organisms after the Court of Appeals stopped the field trials of Bt eggplant.
Two days after its premiere at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, the four-hour opus of maverick filmmaker Lav Diaz continues to receive almost unanimous critical approval as the rave reviews poured in.