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‘The issue
is the killing’

While recognizing the gender rights issue related to the killing of transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, allegedly by a US Marine, the city prosecutor on Tuesday said she would focus on the “criminal aspect” in the preliminary investigation of the…

DAP fell short
of objective–COA

The Commission on Audit has spoken: The controversial economic stimulus program of the Aquino administration fell short of its promise of accelerating spending.…

Veep sees Roxas
hand in ‘oplan’

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday night accused Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, his potential rival in the 2016 presidential election, of having a hand in what he called was a smear campaign against him by former Makati City Vice Mayor…

Binay denies he
bought P15M cabin

Vice President Jejomar Binay allegedly acquired a three-bedroom log cabin in the upscale Tagaytay Highlands but the property was not included in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth as it was in the name of his alleged dummy…

Lotto ‘winner’
tells tale of woe

A half-burned piece of thermal paper carefully pressed in between the pages of a thick Bible is the only proof Antonio Failon Mendoza has that he won P12,391,600 in picking the winning combination for the nationwide lotto draw on Oct.…

PH preparations
vs Ebola lauded

A World Health Organization official described on Tuesday as very systematic and meticulous the government’s strategy to keep the country Ebola-free.…

Binay’s veiled
warning to probers

Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Tuesday that those investigating him are afraid they would be held accountable for their “misdeeds and abuse of power” should he …

Amalilio freed;
extradition nixed

The alleged mastermind of the P12 billion Aman Futures scam, Manuel Amalilio, has been released from a prison in Malaysia and will not be extradited to the Philippines.…

Palawan is ‘top
island in the world’

With its world-renowned underground river, the island of Palawan in the Philippines emerged as the top island destination in a poll by an award-winning US travel magazine.…

SC affirms
Ong’s dismissal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the appeal of Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong to reverse its earlier ruling dismissing him from office.…

Keating: Marlisa
a ‘worthy winner’

Shortly after Marlisa Punzalan was declared the winner in the X-Factor Australia 2014, her mentor Ronan Keating thanked Australia “for choosing a worthy winner”.…

Aquino: No need
to junk VFA

President Aquino on Monday rejected calls for the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement following the killing of a transgender Filipino allegedly by a US Marine in Olongapo City more than a week ago.…

Getting to know
Marlisa Punzalan

Marlisa Punzalan, a 15-year-old Filipina-Australian singer, won the X-Factor Australia 2014 after besting two other contestants, Brothers3 and Dean Ray Monday. …

Pemberton should
show up Tuesday

US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton has no reason not to appear in Tuesday’s preliminary investigation of the killing of transgender Filipino Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude at the Olongapo City Prosecutor’s Office, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Monday. …

Study: Lapu-lapu
threatened species

The expensive lapu-lapu (grouper) that we export to Hong Kong may be good business, but the traders may be signing the death papers of an already threatened species, according to molecular biologists.…

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