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Algerian plane
‘likely crashed’

An Air Algerie jet that went missing over Mali Thursday has probably crashed but there has been no trace of the plane yet, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.…

Who wanted
DAP funds?

Except for former senator and now rehabilitation czar Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, legislators, who either belong to the administration or the opposition, nominated projects from funds under the controversial Disbursement Acceleration…

Crippled patient
kills doc, then self

Frustrated that he could still not walk after a surgery, a 72-year-old retired seaman shot and killed the orthopedic surgeon who operated on his back last December. …

Edca focus of 3rd
impeachment rap

A third impeachment complaint was filed on Thursday against President Benigno Aquino III at the House of Representatives, this time over the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). …

Latest bombshell
vs Binays

One and a half years before the 2016 presidential election, the political smear campaign against the leading presidential contender, Vice President Jojo Binay, has begun. …

Crash kills
US teen pilot

A US teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also onboard.…

Taiwan plane
crash kills 47

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.…

Day of mourning
for MH17 dead

Thousands of people in Amsterdam dressed in white marched solemnly along the city's canals on Wednesday in memory of the 298 people who died aboard flight MH17, most of them Dutch.…

Aquino: SC had
DAP-like measure

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday again assailed the Supreme Court (SC) for its decision declaring parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), saying the judiciary had its own cross-border transfers.…

SC on Aquino’s new
rant: No comment

The Supreme Court refused anew to comment on the latest tirades of President Benigno Aquino III, who accused the high court of double standard in its interpretation of discretionary fund. …

Napoles pleads:
Don’t put me in jail

Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles pleaded to the Sandiganbayan on Wednesday not to transfer her to a city jail as she urged the court to ensure her safety. …

List of 2015
holidays released

Malacañang on Wednesday released the list of official holidays for 2015 based on Proclamation No. 831. …

Aquino should’ve
let Abad go

Vice President Jejomar Binay for the first time on Wednesday admitted that he disagreed with President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to reject Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad’s resignation over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) controversy. …

Estrada blames Lim
for Manila’s woes

Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada on Wednesday said the “inefficient governance” in Manila by the past administration made the city the “gates of hell.”…

P800M DAP funds
to fix Palace, etc.

Some P800 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program, which the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional, was spent for construction, renovation and equipment upgrade in Malacañang.…

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