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By Ben Arnold de Vera
Over a hundred government officials from the present and previous administrations have been implicated by suspected pork barrel scam key operator Janet Lim-Napoles in a draft affidavit one-fourth ream-thick that her family provided rehabilitation czar and former Panfilo “Ping” M. Lacson in March
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Embattled Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III said on Wednesday that he would file criminal charges against Czech Ambassador to the Philippines Josef Rychtar “most probably” within the week for implicating him in a $30-million extortion try on the executives of the Czech company Inekon.
By Norman Bordadora
The number of senators that dealt with Janet Lim Napoles to defraud Filipinos of billions of pesos in pork barrel funds would be enough to constitute a quorum, the number of members needed to conduct business in the Senate or at least 13, former Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Wednesday.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
A week after Etihad Airways flight EY 0424 landed in the Philippines, the government has tracked down more than 80 percent of its passengers, with only 43 persons yet to be tested for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
By Maricar Cinco
A once trusted house helper is now a suspect in the killing of two people, one of them an infant, and the wounding of her employer in Calamba City, early Wednesday.
More than a week after a South Korean ferry carrying 476 people capsized and sank, North Korea finally voiced its condolences Wednesday for the victims of the disaster, including the many schoolchildren who died.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. (CADPI) assured its stakeholders on Wednesday that the 16 casual workers who were injured in its sugar refinery in Nasugbu, Batangas on Good Friday have all been declared “out of danger.”
By Julliane Love de Jesus
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima has nothing to do with the P100-million shady deal with a private courier service company.
Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive. Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has not been seen since early Tuesday.
The directors of five United Nations agencies that provide humanitarian aid to Syria say their appeal for $6.5 billion in emergency funding for 2014 has been mostly ignored.
A colleague calls Captain Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. Yet there he was, captured in video on the day his ferry sank, onshore while hundreds of people were trapped inside the vessel.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in London, British police said on Wednesday.
The White House expressed horror at what it called the “abomination” of spiralling violence in South Sudan’s civil war, where rebels have been accused of massacring hundreds of civilians.