Ayala registers ₱6.9-B net income in Q1, up 20%

Ayala Corporation’s net income expanded 20 percent in the first quarter of the year to ₱6.9 billion, driven by the robust results of its banking and real estate businesses, as well as the solid earnings of its emerging business in power and industrial technologies.

Peso, PSEi slightly up Thursday

\The Philippine peso ended Thursday on sideways closing at 49.91 to a United States dollar, gaining 0.04 from previous day’s closing of 49.95.
DOJ Sec Aguirre

DOJ to look into death of detainee whose prosecution has already been junked

Department of Justice Vitaliano Aguirre has ordered an investigation into the death of a 61-year old prisoner in Manila, who should already have been...
ERC study rate hike petitions

WATCH | Slight upward bump in electricity bills on the horizon

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is scrambling to issue the order for disbursing the P6.9 billion refund from the electricity distribution utility Meralco to...

Barry Manilow says coming out as gay is ‘a beautiful experience’

In the past month, he has received thousands of 'beautiful and encouraging' notes from his fans.
Beached whale art installation

WATCH | ‘Dead whale’ filled with plastic waste beaches in Naic, Cavite

Residents of Naic, Cavite woke up Thursday to a ghastly sight on the seashore, where a "blue whale" was decomposing right in their backyard. Lying...

WATCH | Cops insist strong evidence vs Pampanga Provincial employee; PDEA high value target

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga - A lead man detailed at the Pampanga Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) who was the alleged target in police buy bust...

WATCH | Lawmakers raise qualms about ex-military men in Cabinet

MANILA, Philippines - One was the “master of disappearances” and another was reputed to have a hand in the terrorizing of lumads through military...
Prof Steven Reiner fake news workshop

INVASION OF FAKE NEWS | How to spot, and stop, bogus journalism

At a news literacy workshop that I attended in Bangkok, Thailand, Professor Steven Reiner, a former journalist who is Director of Broadcast and Digital...

WATCH | ‘Lahat kakasuhan’; DOJ to re-open pork scam probe but will ensure Napoles’...

The Duterte administration will likely re-open the investigation into the pork barrel scam because the previous administration allegedly exercised “selective justice."
Butuan diocese commemorative stamp

Butuan Diocese, Philpost launch 50-year commemorative stamp

Butuan City - The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost), together with the Diocese of Butuan, on Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2017. launched a commemorative stamp...

SC directs DAR’s Mariano, farmers to comment on RCBC bid to cite them in...

MANILA - The Supreme Court has directed Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano and the Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang Magbubukid sa Hacienda Luisita (AMBALA) to...

The Philippines once lost in SEABA? Yep, that happened.

When it comes to Southeast Asian basketball, there's no denying that the Philippines is the king. Forty-point victories by Filipinos are commonplace, and tough...

Gilas in 360˚ | Smart provides 360-degree live-stream of PH team’s SEABA 2017 campaign

Smart Communications will be giving fans of the Philippine national men’s basketball team a different, immersive look at their favorite squad when it live-streams its coverage of the 2017 SEABA Championship in 360-degrees.

Duterte calls for drug-free ASEAN to secure future of youth, ASEAN

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday called on world and economic leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to remain committed in realizing an integrated and drug-free economic community to secure not only the future of the region's youth but the future of ASEAN as well.