Rising star Tony Labrusca is no real-life heartbreaker

The singer-actor is the son of character actor Boom Labrusca and Angel Jones, member of the ‘90s hip-hop soul group Kulay.

Court orders arrest of Omlang in Jee Ick Joo case, sets bail at P300K

The National Bureau of Investigation has secured a copy of the arrest warrant issued by the court on Jerry Omlang y Abarando, the civilian who joined the police stakeout on Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo before the latter was seized allegedly by rogue cops, detained, then killed in October 2016.
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SE Asia prioritizes trade pact including China; U.S. rethinks policy

MANILA - Southeast Asian countries will prioritize creating an Asia-focused trade pact this year that includes China, India and Japan, while trade issues with...

Arraignment of Supt. Marcos, 18 others tagged in Espinosa slay reset again

The Regional Trial Court here has again reset - this time to June 7 - the arraignment of 19 Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) policemen led by Supt. Marvin Marcos charged with the murder of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa, Sr.

Farmers accuse Luisita lessee linked to kin of PNoy, ex-DAR chief Lorenzo of CARP...

MANILA, Philippines – An organization of agricultural workers is urging the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to sue lessees or ariendadors including a firm...

ASEAN parliamentarians nudge members to confront human rights questions

Leaders of government attending the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila this week should confront “critical regional challenges” and not sideline “difficult questions” on democracy and human rights, such as the thousands of unexplained killings linked to the drug war of the Duterte administration.

Thai police to review ways to take down online content after Facebook killing

Police in Thailand on Wednesday said they would discuss how to expedite taking down "inappropriate online content" after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook.

WATCH | The schoolchildren trained in cyber warfare

Defense giant Northrop Grumman hopes to start closing the gap on 1.5 million jobs that will go unfilled in the next year.

Cyrus Baguio glad to play in front of hometown crowd as PBA All-Star Week...

The PBA All-Star Week served as a homecoming of sorts for Cyrus Baguio.

Andray Blatche expected to join Gilas on May 2

CAGAYAN DE ORO – Gilas Pilipinas naturalized player Andray Blatche is expected to arrive in Manila in early May to reinforce the Philippine national...

Leni-Bongbong face-off nears as PET grants Marcos plea for prelim conference

MANILA, Philippines - Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s poll protest case against his 2016 rival Vice President Leni Robredo has taken another step forward after...

‘SOFTER THAN USUAL’ | ASEAN statement on South China Sea to skip militarization, island-building

Southeast Asian nations would adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders' summit on Saturday in Manila, and exclude references to militarization or island-building, according to a draft of the chairman's statement.

WATCH | ‘A MAN WHO MUST BE STOPPED’ | NY Times backs ICC probe...

The New York Times pulled out all the stops, urging the International Criminal Court in an editorial to “promptly open a preliminary investigation” into the thousands of killings in the drug war waged by President Rodrigo Duterte, who the newspaper described as “a man who must be stopped.”

Filming of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ announced, but no mention of Kris Aquino

But then was she flying back to Asia from Hawaii on Wednesday to join the producers and cast members for dinner?

Pope urges powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk video

Pope Francis made a surprise appearance at a TED talk conference on Tuesday, urging powerful leaders "to act humbly" and said he hoped technological innovation would not leave people behind.