QC law enforcement sting on extortion ring

WATCH | New modus: Metro cops skirt extortion risk by dealing through civilian go-betweens

In a scene straight out of a classic law enforcement sting, operatives of a Philippine National Police (PNP) counter-intelligence task force wait for the...
Abdullah Maute Isnilon Hapilon

WATCH | Marawi Crisis: AFP still sifting through intel on status of Hapilon, Abdullah...

In a photograph obtained by News5, two persons can be seen, face-to-face and in amiable conversation, it is said, in the Islamic City of...
CHED logo, drug testing

MANDATORY DRUG TESTING | Lawmakers urge CHED to rescind memo to higher education schools

MANILA, Philippines - Two partylist lawmakers on Thursday asked the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to take back a recent memorandum “strongly encouraging” mandatory...

Gilas Pilipinas eyes win No.2 against Iraq in FIBA Asia Cup

The Phiippine national men's basketball team tries to move closer to an outright quarterfinal spot as Gilas Pilipinas faces Iraq in the 2017 FIBA...

Taylor Swift’s mom testifies alleged groping ‘shattered our trust’

Andrea Swift, 55, said she 'wanted to vomit' when her daughter told her: 'Mom, a guy just grabbed my ass...'

Tesla developing self-driving tech for semi-truck

Tesla Inc is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle.
QC cops, unaccompanied minors

VAGRANT MINORS | QC cops, barangays, set to resume implementing ‘discipline hours’

The Quezon City government on Thursday advised parents and guardians of minors to comply with City Ordinance 2301-2014, also known as the Quezon City...

Jon Santos, Kakai Bautista reunite in ‘Live, Love, Laugh’ comedy concert

The show is happening just six months after their successful team-up in 'EJK: Extra Judicial Kidding.'

Taxi operators’ complaint of unfair competition from TNVS will be focus of PCC, too

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) will look into whether the playing ground is level in the land transportation sector, particularly between taxi operators and the transport network vehicle service (TNVS) that run ride-hailing operations for Uber and Grab.

Sneak previews set for ‘Annabelle: Creation’

Whole-day sneak previews of the horror thriller will be held in most cinemas nationwide on August 14 and 15.
USS John McCain

SOUTH CHINA SEA | U.S. destroyer challenges China’s territorial claim near Mischief [Panganiban] Reef

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation operation" on Thursday, within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island, Mischief...
DOF Usec Karl Chua

Workers group: Low-wage, contractual workers are the ones who will suffer from higher taxes

Kilos Na Manggagawa (KNM) spokesperson Rey Cagomoc said on Thursday that workers who are in regimes of low wages and contractualization potentially bear the...
Karlo Nograles

Three underspending agencies face budget cuts

MANILA, Philippines - Three government departments that have been slow in utilizing their budget may suffer cuts, the chairman of the appropriations committee of...

Guam governor shrugs off North Korea’s mid-August strike plan

The governor of Guam on Thursday dismissed North Korea's statement that it will develop a plan by mid-August to launch missiles at the US Pacific territory as coming from "a position of fear", and said there was no heightened threat.

Nissan expands foothold in Bulacan

Nissan expands its presence in the province of Bulacan with the recent opening of its second dealership in Marilao.