Ampatuan Massacre in Maguindanao

Tropical depression Queenie is expected to make landfall over Surigao del Sur Wednesday afternoon, the state weather bureau said.


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.


How Dolphy lost
battle with COPD

The country’s most beloved comedian succumbed to pulmonary disease from a lifetime of smoking. Today his sons Eric and Epy Quizon are helping create awareness for respiratory health.


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.


Playing against the team that dealt the country so many heartbreaks in the past, the Philippines proved ruthless in a 4-0 annihilation of Indonesia Tuesday night in the AFF Suzuki Cup in Hanoi. It was the country’s first victory over Indonesia since the Philippines beat what was then known as the Dutch East Indies in the Far East Games in Manila in 1934—80 years ago.


Thank God there is the Senate, which must also pass the budget bill before it becomes final. Thank God there is Senator Santiago, who denounced on Monday the hidden pork in the proposed national budget for 2015. And thank God there are the professors who tipped off the senator on the hidden pork.


‘US defense of PH
not guaranteed’

There is no guarantee that the United States would come to the aid of the Philippines in case of an external attack despite a long-standing defense partnership, Solicitor General Florin Hilbay conceded before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.


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