‘Small’ Abellera attends Senate hearing, admits meeting Taguba in Davao

Davao City Councilor Nilo “Small” Abellera finally showed up on Thursday at the Senate inquiry into the smuggling of 604 kilos of crystal meth, or “shabu,” into the country, admitting he met customs broker Mark Taguba in the southern city in January.

Iza Calzado says positive outlook in life and career key to youthful glow

At 35, she is open to any roles that will 'excite' her -- such as her much admired and reviled villainess in 'A Love to Last.'

WATCH | Gordon to file ethics complaint vs Trillanes after verbal tiff at shabu...

Things got personal Thursday between Senators Richard Gordon and Antonio Trillanes IV at the resumption of the inquiry into the smuggling of 604 kilos of crystal meth, or “shabu,” with the Blue Ribbon committee chair vowing to file an ethics complaint against the former Navy officer.

PNP asks P1.8B for body cameras

The Philippine National Police is asking Congress for P1.8 billion to equip its personnel with body cameras to wear during operations.

Rivermaya, Sandwich join list of live scorers for 11th Silent Film Festival

Also playing are Flippin’ Soul Stompers, Tom’s Story, Talahib, Goodleaf, Heloïse La Harpe, and The Celso Espejo Rondalla.

‘We are doing well because we want to do good’ | MPIC donates P1M...

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) has donated P1 million to Alagang Kapatid Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of TV5, to be used for the rehabilitation of Marawi City as fighting between government troops and the Maute terrorist group enters its fourth month.

Enhancing lives with local value chain development: Citi Foundation, World Vision unite to train...

From farmers, to sari-sari store owners, to street vendors, World Vision engaged individuals and families from November last year, introducing the concepts of local value chain and teaching business planning to help them increase their income. The program was funded by Citi Foundation and aimed to provide vulnerable families with capacity building trainings, access to savings and credit facilities, and technical assistance to improve the profitability and sustainability of their income generating activities.

Maguindanao village chief’s indiscriminate fire kills young farmer

A 25-year old farmer was killed when a barangay chairman of Pagalungan town, Maguindanao fired an Armalite rifle in a fit of anger Wednesday afternoon.
Asteroid near erath

ON FRIDAY | Massive asteroid to safely pass by Earth

Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will safely pass by Earth on Friday, at a distance of about 7 million kilometers.
Imee Marcos

WATCH | No negotiations yet on return of Marcos wealth – Imee

MANILA, Philippines -- Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos said on Thursday that there are no negotiations yet for the return of the family’s wealth. “Wala...

Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims began the annual haj pilgrimage on Wednesday, donning traditional white garments and heading to a tent camp outside the holy city of Mecca in an itinerary retracing the route Prophet Mohammad took 14 centuries ago.

Murder charges filed vs cops in killing of Marawi veteran

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group filed murder charges against two policemen for the killing in Zamboanga del Sur of a soldier who had fought in Marawi City.

Harvey moves into Louisiana, with at least 25 dead, 17 missing

Tropical Storm Harvey spun across southeastern Texas into Louisiana on Wednesday, sending more people fleeing for shelter after swamping Houston with record rains and flooding that killed at least 25 and drove tens of thousands from their homes.