• SMC receives buyout proposal from Lucio Tan
    Philippine Airlines (PAL) aircraft are seen parked on the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila on Friday. San Miguel Corp. has received a buyout proposal for its stake in PAL from its partner, the Lucio Tan Group, which wants to regain control of the flag carrier.

  • PNoy receives Yolanda rehabilitation plan
    President Aquino receives a copy of the Yolanda Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan from rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson at the Manila Memorial Park on Friday. The masterplan has a P170.7-billion price tag.

  • New 2015 budget proposal opposed
    Party-list lawmakers and other militant group leaders opposing the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) hold a press conference at St. Scholastica's College on Friday. The group is criticizing P501-billion lump sum funds in the proposed 2015 budget.

  • Gaza crisis continues
    Palestinians look at an unexploded Israeli shell that landed on the main road outside the town of Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip on Friday. Israeli shelling near in southern Gaza killed at least 40 people on Friday, as a ceasefire that went into effect only hours earlier crumbled.

  • Gas explosion kills at least 22 in Taiwan
    Rescue personnel survey the wreckage on Friday after an explosion in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. The explosion was caused by a gas leak in Taiwan's second city that killed at least 22 people, injured 270, and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, a government agency said.

Massacre case lawyer threatened with disbarment

Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III on Friday night dared lawyer Nena Santos to prove her allegations that some prosecutors in the Ampatuan massacre trial have been bribed to damage the cases.
Massacre case lawyer threatened with disbarment

Lapid charged with graft over fertilizer fund scam

MANILA (UPDATED) - The Office of the Ombudsman has found probable cause to indict Senator Manuel "Lito" Lapid and several others for violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act in connection with the P728 million fertilizer fund scam.
Lapid charged with graft over fertilizer fund scam

Libya hospitals face collapse if Asian staff flee

TRIPOLI - Libya has warned of a "total collapse" of its health care system as the chaos plaguing the country threatens to send into flight many of the Filipino and Indian staff on whom its hospitals depend.
Libya hospitals face collapse if Asian staff flee


Briones: PNoy will have P1-trillion 'pork'

by RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News
Posted 16 hours ago

Libya repatriation a little too late: Bello

By Doris Bigornia, ABS-CBN News
Posted 19 hours ago

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy is like Goonies in Space

By David Dizon,
Posted 21 hours ago

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PNoy keeps P300M intel, confidential fund

President Aquino is retaining lump sums of P150 million for "intelligence expenses" and another P150 million for "confidential expenses" while reducing funding for his own office by P223 million.
Posted 5 hours ago

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How Pinay single mom got rich from whitening soap

The woman behind whitening soap Mestiza had to go through many obstacles before she found peace, happiness and success.
Posted 3 hours ago

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What Ellen's boyfriend told JC de Vera

"Moon of Desire" actress Ellen Adarna has clarified that there is no bad blood between her non-showbiz boyfriend and JC de Vera, her leading man in the hit afternoon series.
Posted 10 hours ago

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Pacquiao to retire if he nabs fight vs Floyd

MANILA – Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao believes that he can still figure in 5 competitive fights before quitting his colorful boxing career that has spanned almost two decades.
Posted 19 hours ago

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Suspect in alleged baby rape-slay caught on cam

Natagpuang patay sa ilalim ng jeep sa San Juan City ang tinatayang isang taong gulang na batang hinihinalang biktima rin ng rape.
Posted 15 hours ago

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DFA to repatriate 110 OFWs from Libya on Sunday

MANILA – At least 110 more overseas Filipino workers from Libya are expected to leave the North African country amid the government's mandatory repatriation order.  
Posted 2 hours ago

Issued at 5:00 p.m., 01 August 2014

Southwest Monsoon afecting Luzon and Western Visayas. Meanwhile, at 4:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm "Halong" was estimated based on all available data at 1,610 km east of Central Luzon (14.9ºN, 138.3ºE) with maximum sustained winds of 105 kph and gustiness up to 135kph. It is forecast to move west northwest slowly.


Cyclone outside PH now a typhoon

MANILA (UPDATED) - The tropical storm just outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a typhoon, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Saturday morning.


101 Palestinians dead, Israeli soldier missing as Gaza truce collapses

GAZA CITY - A humanitarian truce in Gaza lay in tatters Saturday amid a new deadly wave of violence, which left 101 Palestinians dead and an Israeli soldier missing presumed captured.

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Most bomb scares happen during exam week

Seven out of 10 bomb scares that rocked the city of Manila this year came from universities and colleges during the exam week, investigators said Friday.

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