Lacson explains vote to reject Lopez: she’s passionate but unfit, unqualified

MANILA - Although passionate and enthusiastic, Gina Lopez was not fit for the job of being Environment Secretary, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday. Lacson, one...

There’s basis for voiding deal with NGCP, revoking franchise – Transco

The National Transmission Corp. (Transco), which owns the transmission facilities being operated by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, is insisting that the government has a basis for cancelling the concession agreement with NGCP, and even taking away the company's franchise altogether.
Mayor Estrada and Ramil Comendador

WATCH | When it rains, it pours. Bar-passing janitor gets warm felicitation from Mayor...

Manila Mayor and former president Joseph Estrada was in ebullient mood when he invited Ramil Comendador, the janitor in the Commission on Elections (Comelec)...
HOR plenary hall

Partylist coalition turns its back on impeachment moves

MANILA, Philippines - The Partylist Coalition at the House of Representatives, composed of 44 congressmen, said they would not be backing any moves to...

2017 MMFF welcomes both scripts and finished films as entries

A producer can either submit a screenplay in June or a movie in the can in October.

US researchers develop flexible, biodegradable semiconductor to reduce e-waste

US researchers have developed a flexible, organic and biodegradable semiconductor that can help to cut the mounting pile of global electronic waste, according to a paper published recently.

WATCH | Gigantic X-ray ‘Tsunami’ found in Perseus galaxy cluster: NASA

An international team of scientists has found a gigantic X-ray "Tsunami" rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster, a new study indicates.

Tesla plugs older Model S as new buyers turn to Model 3

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc reported first-quarter revenue that more than doubled, downplayed the mass-market vehicle Model 3 to give a sales pitch for its more expensive Model S.

Faurecia, ZF partner to develop ‘cockpit of the future’ for self-driving cars

French car parts supplier Faurecia said it signed a partnership agreement with German company ZF to develop interior and safety technologies for self-driving cars, dubbing it the "cockpit of the future".

MPIC looking to grow logistics business as Q1 core profit grows 14%

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation's core profit grew 14 percent to P3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017 due to the strong showing of its power, toll road and hospital businesses. It is looking to grow the revenue share from its logistics business, the newest investment of the holding firm.

Palace names commissioner Non as OIC of ERC

MANILA - Following the suspension of Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chair Jose Vicente Salazar, Malacañang on Thursday designated Commissioner Alfredo J. Non as Officer-in-Charge...

LRMC breaks ground on LRT-1 Cavite Extension project

Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) broke ground Thursday for the pre-construction work on the LRT-1 Cavite Extension to connect the existing line - with its 20 passenger stations - to an 11.7-kilometer alignment to be located in Parañaque, Las Piñas and Cavite.

Australian puppet show on a limited run at PETA Theater

Bunk Puppets’ 'Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones' combines shadow puppetry and physical theater.
BIR infocard Philstar

WATCH | House committee OKs tax reform package; ACT partylist lawmaker points out the...

MANILA, Philippines - Is there a win-win situation when it comes to designing a tax system? The Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) bill recently approved...
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

UK’s Prince Philip to step down from royal duties

LONDON - Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced...