After launching last January a campaign dubbed “Piso-piso ng mamamayan kontra smuggling (A peso from the people against smuggling),” a group of agricultural organizations on Monday announced a P200,000 bounty for information on the whereabouts of a woman implicated as a conduit of rice smugglers.
By DJ Yap
The ghost of Tropical Storm Sendong haunts this city more than two years after it struck, keeping residents alert to the possibility of another tragedy.
By TJ A. Burgonio
Dennis Cunanan is qualified to become a state witness even if he’s found to have lied about a P960,000 pork barrel “incentive” he allegedly had received, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said on Monday.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Beware of this nut. A food manufacturing firm has pulled out from store shelves a cracker nut product found to contain high levels of an “antinutrient” or harmful toxin, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Monday.
Frustrations mounted on Monday over the failure to find any trace of a Malaysian jet that vanished carrying 239 people, even as the desperate search for the plane was significantly expanded.
By Tonette Orejas
Delfin Lee, a developer of subdivisions and high-rise condominiums, was transferred Monday night to the Pampanga provincial jail that holds close to a thousand inmates, including those charged with attempted murder, illegal possession of drugs and theft.
Vietnamese searchers on Sunday spotted possible aircraft debris after combing the sea for nearly 48 hours in the hunt for a Malaysian passenger jet that vanished with 239 people aboard, officials said.
By TJ A. Bugonio
Dennis Cunanan faces perjury charges for denying he got a kickback in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, senators warned on Sunday.
By Edson C. Tandoc Jr.
An outpouring of sympathy in the wake of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) has sparked an enterprise called “voluntourism.”
By TJ Burgonio
It may please Malacañang to know that the minutes of any closed-door meeting between the President and his Cabinet need not be disclosed to the public under the Senate’s version of the freedom of information (FOI) bill.
By Joey A. Gabieta
Vice President Jejomar Binay has refused to be drawn into a word war with Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, another probable presidential contender who had said that the economy would suffer if Binay were elected president in 2016.
By Christian V. Esguerra
, Tonette Orejas
President Aquino has asked a ranking political ally to explain why he phoned Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima in connection with the arrest of fugitive housing developer Delfin Lee.
By Tarra Quismundo
The search for the answer to one question keeps him going. When Melvin Castro lost 18 of his relatives in the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” four months ago, the first question he asked God was, “Why did you spare me?”