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8 in 10 want Binay
to face Senate

Majority of Filipinos want Vice President Jejomar Binay to face the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee probe, according to the results of a survey released Monday by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS). …

‎’Be calm,’
avoid stereotypes

Following controversial debates on homosexuality and the concept of family in the Catholic Church, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has called on his fellow bishops to remain calm and avoid stereotyping each other.…

Bus hostage-taker arrested

The knife-wielding man who took hostage a bus with at least 13 passengers on Monday morning has been arrested by the police.…

Seniors may get
double discounts

The 20-percent discount granted by law to senior citizens is “over and above” rebates offered and sold by an establishment to their clients under its paid-for membership or privilege cards, according to a letter-opinion issued by the Department of Trade…

Binay overstaying
as BSP president

Jejomar Binay has this habit of overstaying. He and his wife and son have been overstaying as mayors of Makati; and Binay himself has been overstaying as national president of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP).…

Breakthrough seen
in dengue cure

The Department of Health has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.…

Ex-rebels’ project
leads awardees

A revolution of the governance-changing kind is sweeping a number of local government units in the Philippines.…

This Fil-Am tastes
coffee for a living

Filipino-American Kat Mulingtapang is one of the fortunate ones who taste coffee for a living. The 36-year-old Mulingtapang, who was born here but grew up in the United States, is a cupper, or a professional taster.…

Pacquiao’s Kia
KOs Blackwater

Manny Pacquiao made his PBA debut and Kia didn't let its playing-coach down.…

Manny Pacquiao
makes PBA debut

Manny Pacquiao's basketball career is officially underway.…

Palace not keen
on junking VFA

Despite protests spurred by a US Marine’s alleged involvement in the murder of a Filipino transgender woman, Malacañang remains lukewarm at the prospects of scrapping the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA).…

Donaire ‘honored’
he lost to Walters

Filipino boxer Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. showed that he was graceful in defeat saying that he was honored to have lost to undefeated Jamaican boxer Nicholas Walters for the World Boxing Association featherweight title. …

New lava flow seen
on Mayon volcano

A new lava flow was seen in Mayon Volcano Sunday, breaking two days of almost no perceptible activity.…

‎Marine’s presence
in probe uncertain

Despite a subpoena filed against him, Private 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton may decide not to appear before the court on Tuesday, depending on the advise of his lawyer, the United States Embassy in Manila said Sunday.…

Rod Stewart
at Solaire

Competition among integrated hotel-casino-resort complexes within the Naia-Manila Bay area has upped the ante in bringing prestigious international performers and Broadway musicals to the Philippines. …

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