Reduce, Reuse and Recycle mantra makes Manuel Iwayan the Green Business winner at Citi...

MANILA - Negros Occidental’s Manuel Iwayan had little formal education but he has mastered the 3R's. Not the 3R's of basic education—reading, 'riting and...

WATCH | Aguirre vs De Lima: DOJ chief blames predecessor’s order for confusion that...

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre on Thursday said "those responsible" in the case of an elderly Chinese drug suspect who died in Manila police detention after a fiscal had already dismissed his case will be made liable, even as he found another reason to blame his predecessor.

Reports: Dorian Peña arrested in anti-drug raid

Former PBA player Dorian Peña was arrested in an anti-illegal drugs operation on Wednesday in Mandaluyong City. According to multiple reports, the 39-year-old Peña tested...

Sotto’s ‘na-ano’ remark: From joke to public outcry to ethics complaint

He started a joke, which started the world of solo moms and their loved ones crying. And perhaps, Sen. Tito Sotto didn’t see early on that the joke was apparently on him.

Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran to perform again in Manila this year

She's set for August 21 at the MOA Arena. He's due November 7, with the venue yet to be booked.
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Bangko Sentral keeps policy rate unchanged, as expected

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Thursday, May 11 2017, moved to leave its key overnight borrowing rate steady at 3.0 percent, as expected,...
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Lawmakers worry over threats to civil liberties, privacy from Natl ID law

The proposed national ID system poses a serious threat to civil liberties and privacy and makes possible a data breach many times worse than the March 2016 “Comeleak” that exposed close to 77 million voter records.

WATCH | Palace allays fear over U.S. terror threat warning in Palawan

After the U.S. embassy in Manila warned that terrorists are plotting kidnappings in Palawan, Malacañang on Thursday allayed the public’s fear of any serious threat, saying the government was in control of the situation.
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DPWH to conduct weekend road repairs in QC

The Department of Public Works and Highways will undertake road reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. Friday night, May 12, until Monday, May 15, in Quezon City.

Meralco customers to get monthly 75-centavo/KWH refund for 3 months – ERC

Customers of the Manila Electric Co. are due for a monthly refund of around 75 centavos per kilowatt hour per month, hopefully starting next month, the Energy Regulatory Commission said.

LESS TRAFFIC, MORE FAMILY TIME | Work-from-home bill advances in the Senate

A bill that seeks to promote work-from-home policy for Filipino employees has taken a step forward at the Senate after lawmakers finished the period of interpellations on Senate Bill No. 1363.

3 drug suspects die in Maguindanao clash

Three alleged members of a drug syndicate were killed in a firefight with government troops in Pandag town, Maguindanao before dawn Thursday, a military official said.

Globe sees moderate growth this year

Globe Telecom expects to post moderate growth at best this year as higher expenses, including costs related to the joint acquisition with PLDT of San Miguel’s telecommunications business, weighed on its first quarter earnings.
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LOOK | Draft UN rights recommendations to PH: Stop EJKs, capital punishment, etc

A draft report of the UPR Working Group on the Philippines includes calls on Manila to end the extrajudicial killings that have claimed thousands of lives in the government’s “war on drugs”, and to scrap plans to restore capital punishment.

Cannes says 2017 is first and last for Netflix unless it changes

Neflix movies might be barred next year unless it gives is movies a cinema release in France.