'BETTER TOGETHER' | Scotland votes to stay in United Kingdom 19-Sep-14, 2:27 PM | Reuters and Agence France-Presse
French jets strike in Iraq, expanding US-led campaign against Islamic State 20-Sep-14, 1:41 AM | Oliver Holmes and Alexandria Sage, Reuters
Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt 20-Sep-14, 2:50 AM | Umaru Fofana and Josephus Olu-Mammah, Reuters
China hands drugmaker GSK record $489-million fine for paying bribes 20-Sep-14, 4:28 AM | Adam Jourdan and Ben Hirschler, Reuters
World population may hit 11 billion by 2100: study 19-September-14, 02:57 AM | Agence France-Presse READ MORE
Australia to introduce tougher anti-terror laws 11:09 am | Agence France-Presse The Australian government will introduce tough new legislation in parliament next week to tackle terrorism, reports said Saturday, in the aftermath of the biggest crackdown in the country's history.
SOSYAL SI ATTY | California lawyer faces discipline for faking celebrity photo-ops 10:45 am | Steve Gorman, Reuters A Los Angeles attorney may have her law license suspended after a state bar investigation…
Ukrainian govt, rebels agree on buffer zone 10:03 am | Agence France-Presse Kiev and pro-Russian separatists on Saturday signed a deal creating a demilitarized zone in conflict-torn…
White House evacuated as man jumps fence 9:37 am | Jeff Mason, Reuters A man jumped over the White House fence and ran for several seconds towards the…
US intercepts Russian fighters off Alaska 7:15 am | Agence France-Presse Two Russian fighter jets recently entered a US 'air defense identification zone' and were intercepted…
BREAKING NEWS as of 20-Sep-14, 3:55 PM MEL STA.MARIA | UP students' violence on Secretary Butch Abad 35th Manila Int’l Book Fair: Celebrity authors, big discounts, and cosplay PHOTOS | With support from their 'fans,' Netizens clean up after the storm Streets of Sierra Leone capital deserted as controversial anti-Ebola lockdown starts Australia to introduce tougher anti-terror laws SOSYAL SI ATTY | California lawyer faces discipline for faking celebrity photo-ops Ukrainian govt, rebels agree on buffer zone White House evacuated as man jumps fence ARMM exec wounded in shooting 'Mario' leaves at least 7 dead, intensifies as it moves away from Northern Luzon Series of quakes strikes Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato US intercepts Russian fighters off Alaska Navy rescues 53 as boat capsizes off Cebu Tap unspent P180-B Malampaya, energy royalties for emergency power needs: Recto Alibaba surges 38% on massive demand in market debut
Telcos say networks still up despite heavy rains, flooding in Metro Manila The PLDT Group has set up free call stations, whereas Globe is offering free charging stations.
Smart unveils anti-scam campaign Smart's campaign comes ahead of the Christmas season when text scams proliferate.
Premium Leisure suspends trading, begins roadshow for share sale (UPDATED 5:15 p.m.) Premium Leisure, formerly Sinophil Corp, holds the gaming assets of Henry Sy and family after their transfer from Belle Corp.
GT Capital's power sector arm turns on new Cebu plant ahead of schedule PNoy says foreign bank wants to 'globalize' the peso Japan government cuts economic view, warns of stalling consumption Sterling soars on Scottish vote, Asian shares rise Parts of Meralco franchise area, Luzon cut off from power by 'Mario' MRT, LRT operational despite flooding across Metro Manila Banks suspend operations in flooded areas
Russia critical of MH17 inquiry, wants bigger UN role 5:04 am | Michelle Nichols, Reuters Russia on Friday criticized an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, saying it can be transparent only with more UN involvement, even though the world body found the inquiry met international standards.
China hands drugmaker GSK record $489-million fine for paying bribes 4:28 am | Adam Jourdan and Ben Hirschler, Reuters China fined GlaxoSmithKline Plc a record 3 billion yuan ($489 million) on Friday for paying bribes to doctors to use its drugs, underlining the risks of doing business there while also ending a damaging chapter for the British drugmaker.
Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt 2:50 am | Umaru Fofana and Josephus Olu-Mammah, Reuters Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state began a contested, three-day lockdown in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record.
Egyptian breaks record for world's deepest scuba dive 2:23 am | Agence France-Presse Egyptian frogman Ahmed Gamal Gabr has broken the world record for the deepest scuba dive with a plunge into the Red Sea, Guinness World Records said on Friday.
French jets strike in Iraq, expanding US-led campaign against Islamic State 1:41 am | Oliver Holmes and Alexandria Sage, Reuters French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a US-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria.
Scientists see risk of mutant airborne Ebola as remote 10:42 pm | Kate Kelland, Reuters The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily.
IS seen to shift tactics, 'melt into population,' following US-led strikes - analysts 6:29 pm | Sara Hussein, Agence France-Presse Jihadists who swept like an army across Iraq and Syria are expected to return to guerrilla warfare and melt into the population to avoid heavy losses from US-led air strikes, analysts say.
Student gets 1 year for 'sedition' in Malaysian clampdown 4:56 pm | Agence France-Presse A Malaysian court convicted a prominent student activist of sedition Friday and sentenced him to a year in prison in a ruling swiftly denounced by rights groups as part of a 'sustained assault' by the government on free expression.
OUTER SPACE | AMS announces new results in search for dark matter 3:38 pm | Xinhua The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) team led by Nobel laureate Samuel Ting announced on Thursday new results in the search for dark matter, shedding more light on the dark matter existence.
Test results show Chopin's heart in good shape 3:27 pm | Xinhua The heart of Polish composer Frederic Chopin, which was buried in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, is in good condition, confirmed scientists on Wednesday.
'BETTER TOGETHER' | Scotland votes to stay in United Kingdom 2:27 pm | Reuters and Agence France-Presse Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout.
PH peacekeepers back from Golan 12:19 pm | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3 - 7:28 p.m.) More than 200 Filipino peacekeepers returned from the Golan Heights on Friday, well before the scheduled end of their tour of duty next month.