PH, Qatar expand security ties as Du30 tackles terrorism with Gulf leaders

Addressing the Philippine-Qatar business forum in Doha, President Duterte said Sunday,"the Philippines is ready to stand by you (Gulf states)" and offered to help and send Philippine military forces to Qatar if the latter is in trouble.

Duterte to seek pardon for OFWs in meeting with Qatar’s Emir

Filipino community in Qatar, preparing for a meeting with President Duterte at the Lusali Sports Arena.

BCDA sets pre-bid conference for construction of P750-M ASEAN villas

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has set a pre-bid conference on Monday (April 17) for the development of its land property in Clark Freeport Zone and the building of the 21-Unit ASEAN Summit Villas, to be used by delegates at the ASEAN 50th anniversary concluding summit in November.

Apple receives permit in California to test self-driving cars – DMV

Apple Inc has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, fuelling speculation that it is working on self-driving car technology.

Facebook failed to remove reported extremist posts – The Times

Facebook failed to remove dozens of instances of extremist and child pornography even after the social network's moderators were directly informed of the potentially illegal content.

Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on the move

Japanese automakers are looking beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and turning their attention to robot.

Samsung putting Note 7 behind it as S8 pre-orders surpass S7’s

Pre-orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone have exceeded those of its predecessor S7.

US prepared to take on North Korea without China – Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to tackle the crisis surrounding North Korea without China if necessary.

Govt operations prevent Easter homecoming of captive soldiers – NPA

The scheduled release of two soldiers captured in February by communist rebels in the Socsargen region had to be scrapped because continuing military and police operations endangered the lives of the captives, their families and third party facilitators, the New People's Army said.

WATCH | Du30 to bring home from Saudi more than 160 OFW runaways, $470...

While he didn't have the opportunity to save Filipinos in Saudi Arabia from death row, President Rodrigo Duterte will not come back empty-handed.

Binay, son ask Sandiganbayan to allow them to travel to Israel

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son, former Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay Jr., have asked the anti-graft court to allow them to travel overseas for a religious journey to the Holy Land.

WATCH | Fury in Vietnam over doctor-passenger dragged from United plane

Outrage spread to Vietnam on Wednesday over United Airlines' handling of a passenger dragged from his seat after it emerged that the 69-year-old US doctor was Vietnamese by birth.

Palace slams Karapatan report, says no need for UN to step in

Karapatan's bid to have the UN probe alleged political killings of peasants and indigenous peoples under the Duterte administration, is 'questionable' and ignores government's serious efforts to address the root causes of conflict in insurgency-affected areas, Malacanang Palace said Wednesday.

WATCH | ASG went to Bohol because they saw tourist sites as potential ransom...

Abu Sayyaf bandits are ready to sow terror in any place, outside their lairs in Basilan and Sulu, where there’s an opportunity to raise lots of money via kidnapping. This was the explanation of AFP Chief Gen. Eduardo Ano on what could have possibly prompted the terrorist group to sail to Bohol.

Netflix and chill during four-day Holy Week vacation

Catch up on your favorite shows or start new ones on this ultimate binge-watching weekend.