(UPDATE 2 - 5 p.m.) House members from the Makabayan bloc on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the unprecedented P4.15 per kilowatt-hour power rate increase, which begins this month.
Businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles and government officials will be slapped with fresh charges next year over alleged rackets involving non-pork barrel funds, lawyer Levito Baligod said Thursday.
Netizens were decidedly against Makati Mayor Junjun Binay after a video of Dasmarinas Village security refusing to allow his convoy past a restricted gate made the rounds of social media.
The Supreme Court has not issued either a temporary restraining order or status quo ante order preventing the Department of Labor and Employment from enforcing a plan to pay bus drivers and conductors regular wages and doing away with the 'boundary' system.
(UPDATED) Three Filipino women were among the six fatalities in a fiery car accident in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, The Star Online reported Thursday.
The government may be playing along with energy firms in what will turn out to be the highest power rate hike in the country’s history because of the P1.9 billion in taxes it stands to earn, Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano hinted on Thursday.
Disasters caused global economic losses of about $130 billion (94.5 billion euros) this year, Swiss Re said on Wednesday, but there was little insurance coverage for the deadliest catastrophe, Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines.
The Sandiganbayan's First Division on Thursday allowed the family of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to join her at her hospital detention suite for Christmas and the New Year, a radio report said.