WATCH | Analyst: Weak stand of PH govt encourages creeping invasion by China Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 11:38 PM | Kaye Imson, News5 | InterAksyon.com
Would legalizing medical marijuana help curb the opioid epidemic? Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 8:45 AM | Ronnie Cohen, Reuters Health
Bodies of two UN experts found as violence worsens in DR Congo Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 8:56 AM | Bienvenu-Marie Bakumanya, Agence France-Presse
Cyclone-ravaged Australia like 'a war zone' Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 9:13 AM | Daniel De Carteret, Agence France-Presse
In blow to US, Malaysia to buy navy vessels from China 29-October-16, 08:39 AM | Tom Allard and Joseph Sipalan, Reuters READ MORE
China: 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea 12:14 am | Reuters There was 'no such thing' as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes.
Number of Syrian refugees passes 5 million: UN 6:15 pm | Agence France-Presse The tally of refugees who have fled the war in Syria now exceeds five million,…
FOCUS | Asian community rattled by Trump immigration policies 4:28 pm | Agence France-Presse The debate surrounding US President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown has focused almost entirely on the…
Seattle sues Trump govt for threat to sanctuary cities 2:32 pm | Tom James, Reuters The city of Seattle sued US President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday over its executive…
South Korea's ex-president Park arrives at court for arrest hearing 9:50 am | Agence France-Presse South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye arrived at court Thursday for a hearing to decide…
BREAKING NEWS as of Fri, Mar 31, 2017, 2:38 AM North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law WATCH | Alvarez dares Floirendo to just face raps WATCH | Duterte spews vitriolic rant anew at 'unfair', 'corrupt' media China: 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea BFP probes Butuan fire that killed 2 children WATCH | Scamming travel agency operators land in jail WATCH | Air Force to use 2 more new FA-50s for Mindanao, territorial defense WATCH | PNP crime lab officer busted doing drugs Hundreds of trucks stranded for 11-hours at Agusan del Norte–Misamis border Speaker Alvarez: 'Who is with no girl friend?' Number of Syrian refugees passes 5 million: UN DOH: Make Mighty pay to prevent heart attacks, strokes of 70,000 poorest patients FOCUS | Asian community rattled by Trump immigration policies Seattle sues Trump govt for threat to sanctuary cities Ex-factory seamstress tailor-made for Citi's Microentrepreneurship Award
Maynilad constructs 6 new wastewater facilities West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) is constructing six new Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in various parts of its West concession area to…
Fitch affirms investment grade rating on PH Fitch Ratings on Wednesday affirmed its investment grade rating on the Philippines, given the domestic economy's sustained robust growth.
Filipino consumers among the most optimistic about well-being - Mastercard study The latest Mastercard Well-Being Index revealed that people in Asia Pacific remain optimistic towards their overall well-being (62.1), with those in emerging markets (65.5), led…
Century Pacific full-year net income grows by 37% to P2.66B P70-B RTB sale surpasses goal MBC Survey: Businesses remain optimistic with PH's growth BATTLE OF DUTERTE PALS | Alvarez files graft case vs Floirendo with Ombudsman PH, EU affirm greater cooperation, trade, development partnership Avida eyes P3.6B South Luzon residential sales Tetangco: better to name next BSP chief early
Torrential rain, floods hamper Australia cyclone relief 8:48 am | Daniel De Carteret, Agence France-Presse Torrential rain hampered relief efforts Thursday after a powerful cyclone wreaked havoc in northeast Australia, with floods sparking emergency rescues as fed-up tourists wait to be evacuated from resort islands.
El Salvador approves law banning metal mining 7:35 am | Reuters El Salvador's Congress on Wednesday approved a law prohibiting all metal mining projects in a bid to protect the poor Central American country's environment and natural resources.
US diplomat arrested over contacts with Chinese spies 7:17 am | Agence France-Presse A US diplomat who allegedly took tens of thousands of dollars in cash and gifts from Chinese intelligence agents was charged Wednesday with lying to investigators over those contacts.
MEDITERRANEAN TRAGEDY | Survivor believes more than 100 migrants dead in boat sinking 6:44 am | Steve Scherer, Reuters A rubber boat packed with migrants sank in the Mediterranean and the presumed sole survivor - a 16-year-old Gambian boy - told rescuers he believed all other passengers drowned, the International Migration Organization said on Wednesday.
Petition demands Melania Trump move to White House or pay for own security 6:27 am | Agence France-Presse First Lady Melania Trump, who lives at the family's New York City penthouse, should move to the White House or pay for the cost of protecting Trump Tower, an online petition said Wednesday.
'No turning back': PM May triggers 'historic' Brexit 12:55 am | Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper, Reuters Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, declaring there was no turning back and ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bloc's cohesion and pitch her country into the unknown.
WATCH | Analyst: Weak stand of PH govt encourages creeping invasion by China 11:38 pm | Kaye Imson, News5 | InterAksyon.com Despite the July 2016 decision of the arbitral tribunal at the Hague favoring the Philippines in its complaint against China's 'excessive claims' in the West Philippine Sea, Beijing's construction spree continues in the area.
Philippines, China to hold direct talks on sea row: DFA 4:23 pm | Agence France-Presse China and the Philippines will hold direct talks on their maritime dispute in May, Filipino officials said Wednesday, as President Rodrigo Duterte seeks stronger economic ties with Beijing.
WATCH | China did not coordinate with PH on 3-month foray in Benham Rise: DFA 1:07 pm | Mae Anne Los Banos, News5 UPDATE 11:50 P.M- The Chinese vessel that spent three months - from November 2016 to January - in Benham Rise did not coordinate with the Department of Foreign Affairs, the DFA told a Senate panel, even as NSA Hermogenes Esperon saw no threat - yet - to Manila's rights over Benham.
8 IN 10 DAYS? | Arkansas death row inmates sue to halt execution spree 9:17 am | Agence France-Presse Death row inmates in Arkansas filed a lawsuit Tuesday to contest the US state's plan to end their lives over a shortened period of just 10 days.
Cyclone-ravaged Australia like 'a war zone' 9:13 am | Daniel De Carteret, Agence France-Presse Towns were cut off and without power in northern Australia Wednesday after being pummeled by a powerful cyclone that washed battered yachts ashore and ripped roofs off houses in scenes compared to 'a war zone.'
Bodies of two UN experts found as violence worsens in DR Congo 8:56 am | Bienvenu-Marie Bakumanya, Agence France-Presse Two foreign UN contractors who were kidnapped in DR Congo have been found dead, one of them decapitated, the government said Tuesday, as spiraling violence in the vast country sparked international condemnation.