Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance 02-Sep-14, 6:10 AM | Pavel Polityuk and Polina Devitt, Reuters
Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy 01-Sep-14, 11:42 PM | Clare Jim and Diana Chan, Reuters
Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepens 02-Sep-14, 5:10 AM | Mohamed Hasni, Agence France-Presse
Syrian army, rebels clash on Golan Heights 01-Sep-14, 5:15 PM | Reuters
ANALYSIS | Climate change: meteorologists preparing for the worst 22-August-14, 04:18 AM | Clament Sabourin, Agence France-Presse READ MORE
22 HK pro-democracy protesters arrested 1:39 pm | Agence France-Presse Hong Kong police have arrested at least 22 people during a series of protests targeting a senior Chinese official visiting the city, authorities said Tuesday.
Fiji says Syrian rebels want compensation, removal from terror list 12:55 pm | Baz Ratner and Lincoln Feast, Reuters Islamist fighters who seized dozens of Fijian UN peacekeepers on the Golan Heights last week…
Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for $620,000 in unpaid danger pay 12:42 pm | Agence France-Presse Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo…
Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia over lack of protective equipment 11:46 am | Agence France-Presse Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital went on strike on Monday, demanding better pay and equipment…
EBOLA-DENIAL | Ghosts of colonial past add to difficulty of battling deadly outbreak 11:11 am | Malick Rokhy Ba, Agence France-Presse It has been one of the more bizarre features of a deadly epidemic: a vocal…
BREAKING NEWS as of 02-Sep-14, 9:57 PM AFTER 26 YEARS | PCGG sells ex-NBI chief's properties for more than P157 million Gov't spending likely picked up in August, says Budget chief TIT FOR TAT | Legal squabbles ensue in Senate after Enrile suspension Frankfurt court bans Uber taxi services across Germany PNoy to court investors for PPP, BPO and manufacturing during EU-US trip MRT3 owner seeks revisions to terms of maintenance contract Filipino top aide of UNDOF commander quits; Catapang says not closing door to UN peacekeeping work Misuari, Malik should answer for September 2013 siege - Zambo mayor Comelec eyes test of other voting systems for possible use after 2016 Globe to roll out new broadband technologies for heavy data users VIDEO | PNoy seeks detailed report on Golan Heights incident as soldiers recall dash to freedom Faced with P60B settlement with ex-Napocor employees, gov't calling in the chips After MRT mess, Abaya could face Senate inquiry on PNR mishaps PH stock index returns above 7,100-line PNoy wants deeper probe of NAIA 3 'bomb' try; Catapang sees no terror plot
Gov't spending likely picked up in August, says Budget chief According to DBM, the August spending numbers were 'better' than in July.
PNoy to court investors for PPP, BPO and manufacturing during EU-US trip PNoy will embark on a trip to the EU and US starting September 13.
MRT3 owner seeks revisions to terms of maintenance contract Instead of the usual one year, MRT Holdings wants a 10-year maintenance contract.
Globe to roll out new broadband technologies for heavy data users Faced with P60B settlement with ex-Napocor employees, gov't calling in the chips PH stock index returns above 7,100-line Amid rise in port congestion-related costs, LTFRB orders unbundling of trucking rates BCDA remits additional P100M to national treasury Premiere Horizon to buy back shares Philippines bags another upgrade to investment rating
Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths - WB head 10:01 am | Daniel Flynn and Tim Cocks, Reuters The world's 'disastrously inadequate response' to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.
Breaking of Islamic State siege on Iraqi town underscores Iranian role in conflict 9:41 am | Isabel Coles, Reuters The breaking of the Islamic State siege on the Iraq town of Amerli offered a window not only into the teamwork among Kurdish fighters, the Iraqi army and Shi'ite militias but also into Iran's role in directly assisting their campaign.
ON 75TH YEAR OF START OF WORLD WAR 2 | Russia has 'severed' partnership with Europe, says Germany 9:20 am | Agence France-Presse Russia has "effectively severed its partnership" with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President Joachim Gauck said Monday.
US forces strike militants in Somalia 9:13 am | Reuters US military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a US Department of Defense spokesman said.
At least 8 dead in Vietnam as bus plunges down ravine 8:54 am | Agence France-Presse At least eight people have been killed and dozens more injured after a bus lost control and plunged into a ravine in northern Vietnam near the popular tourist town of Sapa.
India court grants bail to two of five rape accused 8:32 am | Agence France-Presse An Indian court on Monday granted bail to two of five men detained earlier this year on suspicion of raping and murdering two teenage girls in a case that sparked global outrage.
Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says 6:29 am | Misha Hussain, Thomson Reuters Foundation Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert said.
Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance 6:10 am | Pavel Polityuk and Polina Devitt, Reuters Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists.
Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepens 5:10 am | Mohamed Hasni, Agence France-Presse Libya's toothless outgoing government admitted Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.
Young Rohingya woman chases dream of peace and justice in Myanmar 4:23 am | Thomson Reuters Foundation Wai Wai Nu is a diminutive 27-year-old with pro-democracy activism in her genes and a quarter of her young life spent behind bars.
Fukushima accepts 'temporary' storage of radioactive waste from nuclear accident 3:48 am | Agence France-Presse The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed Monday to accept the "temporary" storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff.
North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists 3:17 am | James Pearson, Reuters In a move that makes it harder for North Koreans to gain illicit access to the global Internet, North Korea now only allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active for the duration of their visit, tourism sources told Reuters.