Soldiers held more than 200 lumad from the town of San Miguel, Surigao del Sur on their way to the provincial capital Tandag City to join protests Thursday marking the 45th anniversary of Ferdinand Marcos’ declaration of martial law and what critics see as the increasingly brutal rule of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Women and children from two villages in Calamba, Laguna struck by flashfloods during tropical depression Maring last week received hygiene promotion kits, water purifiers and water jugs from aid group Americares.
Only the date of the reset barangay elections has to be agreed on by the House of Representatives and the Senate after the latter chamber approved on third and final reading postponing the village polls originally scheduled next month.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug “remains in effect,” remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown.
A deaf man holding a metal pipe was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police who yelled for him to drop his weapon and get on the ground but did not know he could not hear, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) will likely be granted the original proponent status for the takeover and rehabilitation of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3.
Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.
It's business as usual for all Toys “R” Us stores in the Philippines, which will continue to offer a wide assortment of toys and merchandise for kids, the company said Wednesday, amid reports that Toys "R" Us Inc, the largest US toy store chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
It has gotten to the point that there is pride in entitlement and braggadocio in lying. Filipinos are mocked and demonized for fighting for human rights, for demanding accountability and transparency in government, while those who deny and twist the words of the Constitution fist-bump you on Facebook after embarrassing their own staff and alma mater.
Intel Corp announced a collaboration with Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving unit, saying it had worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.