Abu Sayyaf member slain, 34 rounded up in anti-drug operation in Sulu – Westmincom

An alleged Abu Sayyaf fighter was killed and 34 persons were rounded up for investigation during an anti-drug operation in Patikul, Sulu Wednesday morning, the military’s Western Mindanao Command said.

NPA frees 2 soldiers in Davao del Sur

Communist rebels released two Army soldiers in Davao del Sur Wednesday, three months after capturing them in Sultan Kudarat province.

Small explosive device damages Eurobank offices in Athens, no injuries

A small explosive device detonated outside a building housing Eurobank offices in central Athens on Wednesday, damaging its entrance and shattering windows, police said.

WATCH | Death toll in Nueva Ecija bus crash climbs to 33; survivor says...

Lives could have been saved had the driver of the bus bound for Ilocos Sur recognized the early warning sign by following his nose.

School confers honorary degree on VP; Leni shares how UP, People Power vs Marcos...

MANILA, Philippines – The day that President Rodrigo Duterte declined an honorary degree offer from the University of the Philippines (UP) was also the...

Framework for code of conduct in South China Sea likely done by mid-2017

The Philippines is optimistic that the framework for a code of conduct in the South China Sea will be completed within the country’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this year.

WATCH | Infighting again: Gina Lopez protests Medialdea’s order vs P2-M rehab fund for...

"He's (Medialdea) going against the very spirit of the Duterte administration, which is to help the poor. So I'm not really happy about this at all."

Du30’s Mideast trip could blunt ASG bid to draw IS attention, money – Alunan

The recent foray of the Abu Sayyaf in the island province of Bohol - far from its known sanctuaries in Mindanao - could be part of the terrorist group’s intensified activity to get money and gain recognition from the Islamic State group, analysts and a military official said

WATCH | ‘Pasabugin, wasakin: Duterte tightens noose on Abu Sayyaf with ransom, armed civilians,...

“I encourage civilians also to kill kasi dead or alive man ‘yan, may reward. Pero mas gusto ko ‘yong dead kasi ‘yong alive, magpakain pa ako…magastos masyado.

WATCH | Duterte declines honorary degree as students, alumni find UP offer dishonorable

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would not accept the University of the Philippines (UP)’ offer of an honorary degree.

20,000 drug cases to be dismissed as chemist admits faking test results

Close to 20,000 Massachusetts criminal drug cases are set to be dismissed because of a scandal involving a former state chemist who admitted faking tests, civil liberties activists and prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Allein Maliksi on joining Gilas: ‘Sacrifice talaga’

Allein Maliksi has yet to get a taste of international action, but many fans believe that his combination of size and shooting make him...

Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July

China's Baidu Inc said it would launch its self-driving car technology for restricted environment in July before gradually introducing fully autonomous driving capabilities on highways and open city roads by 2020.

China EV start-up Nio to sell mass-production car next year

Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio will start selling its first mass-production vehicle next year as it unveiled its ES8 SUV car at the Shanghai auto show.

PH posts $550-M BOP deficit in March; Q1 deficit at $994M

The Philippines’ balance of payments (BOP) deficit widened to US$994 million in the first quarter of the year, the fifth consecutive month of being in negative territory.