Cast of ‘Heneral Luna’ sequel ‘Goyo’ announced

Several actors from 'Heneral Luna' will reprise their roles in Jerrold Tarog's Gregorio del Pilar biopic.

Bicam panel approves final version of free public WiFi bill

The government is one step closer to the establishment of a free Internet access program as the Senate and House bicameral committee approved the reconciled versions of the bills.

SHOW ME THE MONEY | ‘Most ambitious’ PH infra program ever needs huge financing,...

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno expressed confidence Friday the funding for what he billed the Philippines' "most ambitious" infrastructure blueprint in decades will be available.

Australian, Chinese researchers develop world’s thinnest hologram

An Australian-Chinese research team has developed the world's thinnest hologram, it was announced on Friday.

PNP-DEG warns Marcelino case could set precedent for drug personalities to get off the...

The Philippine National Police's Drug Enforcement Group has expressed disappointment over the exoneration of former anti-drug agent Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino.

Researchers warn against betting on massive-scale deployment of carbon removal technologies

Two researchers with Stanford University warned against betting the future of the planet on massive-scale deployment of carbon removal technologies.

10 ‘bandits’ killed, soldier hurt in Sultan Kudarat clash – Army

Ten persons described as “bandits” by the military were killed and a soldier was slightly injured during a clash in a remote village of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat late Thursday afternoon.

Chelsea Manning shares first picture of herself since release

Chelsea Manning, the transgender US Army soldier responsible for a massive leak of classified material, shared a photo of herself for the first time since she was released from prison.

Will the government fulfill its promises to the folk who fish Benham Rise?

Fisherfolk from Infanta, Quezon are hoping government makes good on its promises to provide boats, a storage facility, and credit. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol made the pledge in a visit early this month, a few hours before he led an expedition to Benham Rise east of Luzon.

Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed islets

Japan scrambled fighter jets on Thursday after four Chinese coastguard vessels entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed East China Sea islets and a drone-like object flew near one ship, Japan said.

ERC greenlights hike in consumer-borne renewable power incentive

A few days after approving Manila Electric Co.’s P6.9-bllion refund for June, the Energy Regulatory Commission has issued another decision, this time approving the National Transmission Corp.’s 2016 petition for a 6-centavo increase in the feed-in tariff allowance.

Graft raps filed vs Mariano over Davao del Norte farmers’ installation – Lapanday

(UPDATE 2 - 12:26 p.m.) A lawyer has filed a criminal and administrative graft complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano and Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Luis Pañgulayan over Thursday’s installation of farmers in a disputed banana plantation in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.

Lagman blasts Duterte for ‘skewed double standards’ in accepting foreign aid

An opposition lawmaker criticized what he called President Rodrigo Duterte’s “skewed double standard” in choosing which foreign aid is acceptable.

Chinese jets in ‘unprofessional’ intercept over East China Sea – US Air Force

(UPDATE - 1:54 p.m.) Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

New ferry links North Korea and Russia despite US calls for isolation

A new ferry between isolated North Korea and Russia docked for the first time at the Pacific port of Vladivostok on Thursday, in spite of US calls for countries to curtail relations with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.