Beyond the feverish devotion for the Black Nazarene that has sometimes been criticized as bordering on fanaticism, Manilaâs ever-smiling archbishop challenged his flock on Thursday to do three things as…Read More »
So many teenage girls have turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women's dumping ground."
This municipality maybe the smallest and most disaster-prone in Albay and even the Bicol region but it is now the envy of other communities in the country when it comes to disaster risk reduction management and resiliency program.
Upland farmers are hurdling the challenge of farming on slopes of the Sierra Madre, where they must deal with rapid soil erosion and the fallout from relying heavily on herbicides for no-tillage practices. Here they share their lessons with farmers in similar topographic conditions.
In separate interviews, pork barrel scam whistle blower Benhur Luy and his main counsel Levito Baligod explain the circumstances that led to their celebrated split on Monday, a development the DOJ says won't hurt the prosecution; but which the defense says indicates the case is weak.
Lent is a wonderful, holy season for us to recognize how far we have been from God and to awaken also in ourselves the desire, ang talagang pagnanais, to return to Him, with our whole heart.
One in three EU women has suffered a physical and/or sexual assault since the age of 15, a major new study revealing "extensive" and "systematically under-reported" violence showed on Wednesday.
Court-martial proceedings began Tuesday for a US general accused of sexual assault and other crimes in an extraordinary case that could shape a debate about the military's justice system.
The soaring cost of cars and utilities as well as a strong currency have made Singapore the world's most expensive city, toppling Tokyo from the top spot, according to a survey Tuesday.
Twenty-five years after legalizing "contractualization," the so-called Herrera Law that amended the Labor Code in 1989 must be repealed, labor group Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (EILER) said Monday.
Brazilian farmers are battling a voracious caterpillar that likely arrived from Asia, challenging the agricultural superpower's widely touted mastery of tropical farming just as it is on the verge of becoming the world's top soybean producer.
Math, particularly Geometry and Algebra, is embedded in indigenous mat designs, Ateneo math Professor Dr. Ma. Louise Antonette de las Penas said in a lecture at the university last week.
A day after a state university sought to enlist the most number of organ-donor pledges made in an hour, the Department of Health said nearly 18,000 people enabled the Philippines to set Guinness' first record on 'most people to sign up as organ donors for eight hours in multiple sites.'
A tiny personal computer that is worn on the ear and can be controlled with the blink of an eye or the click of a tongue is being tested in Japan.
WHEN IS A PLANT NO LONGER A PLANT? | Study by Pinoy scientists challenges a key botanical assumption
Two Filipino scientists have stirred up the plant community with a study indicating that chloroplast, which lends plants their green color and converts sunlight into sugar - and that has long been presumed to be indispensable to plants - could be absent in at least one plant they studied.
US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday posted a video to encourage citizens to exercise. Obama and Biden lead by example: jogging around the White House as part of the government's 'Let's Move' campaign.
Go paperless. No paper trail. These were the marching orders given to congressmen wishing to lobby for projects with Executive agencies even after the SC declared unconstitutional any act by legislators to intervene in budget execution like identifying projects, fund releases or realignment.
How has the Mindanao peace process been doing? Particularly, how are the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front implementing the Framework Agreement on Bangsamoro? The two parties have made "gigantic progress," although there is a "need for speed," said an independent panel.
Watchdog groups have sounded the alarm over dental amalgams, described as the top environmental pollutant among health products, because of the high levels of mercury vapor from them.