Ampatuan Massacre in Maguindanao

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad insisted Tuesday that the proposed national budget for next year was free from pork barrel, despite Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s allegation that it included P37.3 billion in lump-sum appropriations.


Believe it or not but fewer Filipino families now give bribes or “grease money” to government officials due to growing public intolerance toward corruption.


The Supreme Court upheld Tuesday the disqualification of Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito as governor of Laguna province, affirming the Commission on Elections resolution that deemed him unfit for public office due to overspending.


Four Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia who recently arrived in Manila and one who was being kept for quarantine on Caballo island have been brought to V. Luna Medical Center in Quezon City, a military official said.


Violence erupts
in Ferguson, US

Angry crowds poured into the streets of Ferguson within minutes of news that a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the death an unarmed, black 18-year-old, whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of demonstrations and exposed deep racial tension between African-Americans and police.


The Philippines has lifted a ban against nine Hong Kong-based journalists, following criticism from media and Hong Kong's government.


In the end, Manny Pacquiao just didn’t have the heart to inflict the supreme ignominy of a knockout on a battered challenger.


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