• Abad defends DAP in the Senate
    Budget Secretary Florencio Abad answers questions from the Senate committee on finance on Thursday regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Abad, along with other Cabinet secretaries, defended the use of the DAP amid the fallout from the Supreme Court decision declaring parts of it unconstitutional. 

  • Fleeing Libya
    Travelers queue at Tripoli's Mitiga airport late Tuesday after clashes between rival militias closed down Tripoli international airport. The Department of Foreign Affairs has strongly reiterated its call to all Filipinos in Libya to return home as soon as possible.

  • Students join clamor against DAP
    Students of Adamson University in Manila hang peach ribbons, on Wednesday, in support of calls for Aquino's impeachment over the unconstitutional Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). The Aquino administration is seeking a reconsideration of the Supreme Court decision.

  • PNoy at Apolinario Mabini's museum
    President Aquino tours the Apolinario Mabini Museum after its formal opening during the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Apolinario Mabini at the Apolinario Mabini Shrine in Tanauan City, Batangas on Wednesday. The museum features Mabini’s life and legacy.

  • China cracks down on expired meat seller
    People walk past a McDonald's restaurant in Shanghai on Wednesday. Chinese police detained five people from a unit of US food supplier OSI Group, officers said, in a case involving expired meat sold to fast food giants including McDonald's and KFC. 

Abad: SC decision on DAP may undo PH progress

MANILA - He was being innovative and creative. This is how Budget Secretary Butch Abad defended the controversial disbursement acceleration program before senators in the first Senate hearing on DAP.  
Abad: SC decision on DAP may undo PH progress

VP Binay disagrees: PNoy should have sacked Abad

MANILA - For the first time, Vice-President Jejomar Binay said he disagrees with President Aquino's decision not to accept the resignation of Budget Secretary Butch Abad.
VP Binay disagrees: PNoy should have sacked Abad

SC declined Palace's offer to use savings

Pres. Aquino hit the Supreme Court anew as he continued to publicly defend his administration's controversial and constitutionally infirm DAP during a speech delivered at Mabini's 150th birth anniversary celebration in Batangas on Wednesday. However, Aquino failed to mention that last January, Malacanang, through DBM Secretary Florencio Abad, offered to use pooled savings to address the very same act the President accused the SC of having committed cross-border transfer of funds.
SC declined Palace's offer to use savings


Albay proves mass storm deaths can be avoided

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Tuwid na daan: When honesty shouldn't just be the policy

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Henares to SC: The law is not different for the judiciary

MANILA - Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares reminded the Supreme Court that it should set the highest standard for lawyers and for everyone by following the country’s laws.
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NAIA-3 to be fully operational on July 31

MANILA, Philippines – The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) is set to be fully operational by July 31, 17 years after the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) awarded the concession agreement.
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Meet the 'Voice Kids' Final 4

Iba-ibang pinagmulan pero iisa ang pinapangarap ng 4 na finalists ng ''The Voice Kids Philippines''.
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Fonacier begs off Gilas pool

MANILA – Talk N Text guard Larry Fonacier has begged off the national basketball team pool due to an assortment of injuries, Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes revealed on Thursday.
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NAIA chief victimized by text scam

MANILA - Instead of earning a cell phone load bonus, Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) general manager Angel Honrado admitted that he lost P500 worth of load to an unidentified text scammer.
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Pinay mom grieves for son who died after free heart surgery in Texas

REDWOOD CITY, California – All Mary Grace Demafeliz could now wish is to have more days to tell her two-year-old son Dave Gabriel how much she loved him.  
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Issued at 5:00 a.m., 24 July 2014

Southwest monsoon affecting Luzon. at 4:00 a.m. today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 800 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0N, 134.0E).


Tacloban rehab: Slow and furious

TACLOBAN, Leyte - It's a city fighting back, trying to recover what it lost.


Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress.

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Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

MUMBAI - Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said Thursday.

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