WATCH | Duterte warns courts vs delaying projects with TROs

(UPDATE - 1:49 p.m.) President Rodrigo Duterte warned the judiciary on Tuesday against issuing temporary restraining orders to losing bidders, saying the practice has been delaying government projects.

11 suspected Maute group members nabbed, heavy weapons seized in Lanao del Sur

Authorities arrested 11 men they claimed are members of the Maute group and seized a number of weapons, including a mortar and rocket launcher, in a raid in Marogong town, Lanao del Sur Monday.

DEADLY PROFESSION | 2 Mexican reporters slain, local magazine exec wounded in separate attacks

(UPDATE - 12:30 p.m.) A Mexican reporter renowned for coverage of organized crime was killed in the lawless state of Sinaloa and gunmen attacked an executive of a small weekly magazine on Monday, killing her son, also a journalist, as authorities struggle to contain renewed bloodshed between drug cartels.

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians – officials

US President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation during their meeting last week, two US officials with knowledge of the situation said on Monday.

Reds confirm ‘arrest’ of Agusan del Sur miner

Communist rebels in Mindanao’s Caraga region confirmed seizing a miner in Agusan del Sur during a “punitive action” over the weekend.

American in Bacolod charged for uploading sex videos

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- An American has been charged by the National Bureau of Investigation in Bacolod City for uploading sex videos on the...

Disney chief says hackers claim to have stolen upcoming movie – Hollywood Reporter

The hackers have demanded that a huge sum be paid on Bitcoin, but Disney has refused to pay.

FOCUS | With Xi at helm, China’s new Silk Road promises trade and riches

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and 29 other heads of state on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to build an open economy and ensure...

ASEAN Forum: Creativity is the driving force in economic growth

Philippines aims to have at least one city become a member of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network.
Duterte Xi Belt and Road

WATCH | No South China Sea row at Belt and Road, but bilateral consultations...

BEIJING - On the second day of the Belt and Road Forum organized here by China, President Rodrigo Duterte had the opportunity to hobnob...

WATCH | Dutertenomics: Canlas points out potential impact of Build Build Build on public...

While funding a vigorous infrastructure roadmap, such as the Duterte Administration's Build Build Build initiative, is a good long term investment for the country,...
Gary Alejano

WATCH | Alejano unfazed by Duterte impeachment setback; trains sights on ICC litigation

MANILA, Philippines - Following a failed impeachment bid against President Rodrigo Duterte, Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano said his group is considering bringing to the...

WATCH | Abaya grilled on MRT-3 contracts to buy China trains, get newbie maintenance...

Senators grilling former transportation and current MRT-3 officials about alleged anomalies in certain contracts on Monday zeroed in as well on the misery visited on the public by the chronic problems of the mass transport system.

Napoles might be used in witch-hunt vs opposition, solon warns

If she were allowed to turn state witness, pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles could be used by the administration to target its political opponents, an opposition lawmaker warned on Monday.

‘ILL-ADVISED’ | San Beda law dean wary about Duterte stance on TROs

Fr. Ranhilio Aquino, Dean of the San Beda College of Law where President Rodrigo Duterte completed his law studies, expressed concern on Monday about the Chief Executive’s recent pronouncement that he may not obey temporary restraining orders (TRO) issued by the judiciary if these stall government projects.