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Ayala, SM taipans finally at ease over MRT-LRT common station

Apr 29, 2017 - 10:02 PM

At a recent government forum, Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Teresita Sy-Coson share a light-hearted moment over the common station that their firms argued over for nearly 8 years

Ayala, SM taipans finally at ease over MRT-LRT common station

Another notorious Abu Sayyaf leader killed

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:04 AM

(3RD UPDATE) Alhabsy Misaya – the leader of an Abu Sayyaf subgroup in Indanan, Sulu – is dead, says the military

Another notorious Abu Sayyaf leader killed

Ecommerce a huge opportunity for ASEAN nations but PH may top them all

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:38 PM

All the ingredients are in place for the Philippines to be the world capital of ecommerce, just as it once was for SMS and now is for Facebook penetration, according to Lazada’s CEO Inanc Balci

Ecommerce a huge opportunity for ASEAN nations but PH may top them all

ASEAN ministers to raise flag vs protectionism

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:01 PM

'Yes, [we are] against protectionism. Any move to reverse the track towards globalization, it will be hard. Integration should push through, so trading as well as flow of goods and services will be easier,' Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says

ASEAN ministers to raise flag vs protectionism

Canada, Mexico win NAFTA breathing space

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:42 AM

But US President Donald Trump still left open the possibility of withdrawing from the pact if talks fail

Canada, Mexico win NAFTA breathing space

Trump agrees to NAFTA talks, no exit – for now

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:28 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Trump's unrelenting back-and-forth seemed certain to keep Washington's two closest trade partners on edge as they move to revamp one of the world's biggest trading blocs

Trump agrees to NAFTA talks, no exit – for now

PH plans for Pag-asa to test Duterte's friendship with China

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM

How far China goes to react to Philippine plans to develop Pag-asa island – and how President Rodrigo Duterte responds – will show how the friendship between the two countries really works

PH plans for Pag-asa to test Duterte's friendship with China

Why you should care about ASEAN integration

Apr 26, 2017 - 9:15 AM

From working or studying abroad, to traveling more overseas, to having a better job, these are ways the ASEAN integration can personally affect you.

Why you should care about ASEAN integration

The legend of Mariano Que

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:25 PM

In a way, it is impossible to talk about Philippine medicine without mentioning Mariano Que. Yet, so little was known of the man who built Mercury Drug.

The legend of Mariano Que

PH team TNC loses bid for top seed in Kiev Major main event

Apr 25, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Russia's Virtus Pro sweeps TnC, putting the brakes on the PH team's once-hot run

PH team TNC loses bid for top seed in Kiev Major main event

SC denies Jinggoy's motion for reconsideration in plunder trial

Apr 25, 2017 - 3:25 PM

The High Court says Estrada does not raise 'any new and substantive arguments to merit a reconsideration'

SC denies Jinggoy's motion for reconsideration in plunder trial

Chelsea Logistics plans to go public to make the most of ASEAN trade

Apr 25, 2017 - 3:03 PM

CLC is the second company under the Udenna Group to go public, following the listing of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines in 2007

Chelsea Logistics plans to go public to make the most of ASEAN trade

2 remaining Abu Sayyaf members in Bohol 'fighting for survival'

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Government forces have 'encircled' an area where they believe the two Abu Sayyaf members are hiding

2 remaining Abu Sayyaf members in Bohol 'fighting for survival'

Police seize bomb materials, terror docs from Nobleza homes

Apr 25, 2017 - 1:11 PM

Following the police officer's arrest in Bohol, authorities conduct follow-up raids on properties linked to Superintendent Maria Cristina Nobleza

Police seize bomb materials, terror docs from Nobleza homes

Gov't scholars given priority under tuition-free policy in SUCs

Apr 25, 2017 - 10:59 AM

The Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Budget and Management have issued implementing guidelines on the grant of free tuition in state universities and colleges nationwide

Gov't scholars given priority under tuition-free policy in SUCs

How a cop and an alleged terrorist 'let the love begin'

Apr 24, 2017 - 11:10 PM

It's also a 'love story' that reveals apparent gaps between the PNP and an anti-crime commission under the Office of the President

How a cop and an alleged terrorist 'let the love begin'

30 Maute members killed in clashes with army

Apr 24, 2017 - 9:05 PM

After the 3-day clashes with the ISIS-inspired group, the Philippine Army has recovered from the encampment ISIS flag, weapons, and 'documents of subversive value'

30 Maute members killed in clashes with army

PSG chief 'ready' to protect 10 ASEAN leaders

Apr 24, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Introducing 'Task Force Chieftain,' the special team in charge of protecting the 10 Southeast Asian leaders attending the 30th ASEAN Summit from April 28 to 29

PSG chief 'ready' to protect 10 ASEAN leaders

U.S. troops arrive for first Balikatan exercises under Duterte

Apr 24, 2017 - 3:22 PM

The first Balikatan exercises under Duterte will focus on humanitarian assistance and disaster response and counter-terrorism

U.S. troops arrive for first Balikatan exercises under Duterte

Pag-asa residents watch China build 'city' in neighboring reef

Apr 24, 2017 - 2:50 PM

They have learned to co-exist with the Chinese. Their bigger question is, when can the Philippine government build facilities to make the island more liveable?

Pag-asa residents watch China build 'city' in neighboring reef

12 ASEAN brands that have gone global

Apr 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Some familiar brands in the Southeast Asian region are making their mark around the world

12 ASEAN brands that have gone global

Take that for data: Grading the West free-agents in the NBA playoffs

Apr 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Durant, Parsons, Iso Joe. Which signings have paid off for Western Conference teams, and which ones really haven't?

Take that for data: Grading the West free-agents in the NBA playoffs

Army officer urges communities to help fight terrorism

Apr 24, 2017 - 1:20 AM

Until all local government officials and residents cooperate, 'the problem with terrorists will continue, kahit ilang Duterte pa ang dadaan'

Army officer urges communities to help fight terrorism

Abu Sayyaf beheads soldier in Sulu

Apr 23, 2017 - 7:10 PM

(UPDATED) 'Kapareho nilang Tausug pero ginawa pa rin nila 'yung karumaldumal na pagpugot,' says Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana

Abu Sayyaf beheads soldier in Sulu

G20 'consensus' that protectionism damaging for global economy

Apr 22, 2017 - 6:23 PM

It is still unclear how far the renewed "consensus" extended

G20 'consensus' that protectionism damaging for global economy

4 suspected ASG members killed in Bohol clash

Apr 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

(4TH UPDATE) The Philippine military confirms 'a firefight between combined government forces and lawless elements' in Clarin, Bohol

4 suspected ASG members killed in Bohol clash

After Nueva Ecija bus crash, PNP takes on added road safety role

Apr 22, 2017 - 3:18 PM

PNP Directorate for Operations chief Camilo Cascolan issues instructions to regional chiefs, provincial chiefs, and the Highway Patrol Group

After Nueva Ecija bus crash, PNP takes on added road safety role

Story of Zalora deal points way for Ayala Corp’s dive into digital future

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Ayala Corp sees the move not just as an entry into ecommerce but as the foundation for logistics. The deal itself shows how the conglomerate’s size and diversity helps it capitalize on new trends.

Story of Zalora deal points way for Ayala Corp’s dive into digital future

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 20, 2017

Duterte offers P1M reward for suspects behind foiled Bohol attack

Apr 19, 2017 - 6:07 PM

During a security briefing in Bohol, the President orders security forces to contain the terror threat

Duterte offers P1M reward for suspects behind foiled Bohol attack

Abu Sayyaf top man Sahiron sends surrender feelers – military

Apr 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM

If Sahiron does surrender, the military says he could influence more Abu Sayyaf leaders and members to follow suit

Abu Sayyaf top man Sahiron sends surrender feelers – military

Abu Sayyaf might have killed elderly couple in Bohol – AFP

Apr 17, 2017 - 7:56 PM

Constancio and Crisenta Petalco 'could have been suspected of being the ones to have reported to the authorities the presence of the members of the Abu Sayyaf,' says the military spokesman

Abu Sayyaf might have killed elderly couple in Bohol – AFP

Jinggoy Estrada's plunder case moves to trial

Apr 17, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Estrada is the 3rd lawmaker charged in the pork barrel scam to proceed to trial for plunder

Jinggoy Estrada's plunder case moves to trial

American arrested for selling ecstasy escapes after surgery

Apr 17, 2017 - 11:23 AM

A man arrested for selling ecstasy drugs escapes from the hospital after one of his guards went out for breakfast and the other fell asleep

American arrested for selling ecstasy escapes after surgery

Tycoon and diplomat Alfonso Yuchengco dies

Apr 16, 2017 - 10:35 PM

Yuchengco, who also served as Philippine ambassador, took the family insurance business and turned it into a financial powerhouse

Tycoon and diplomat Alfonso Yuchengco dies

Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage on Holy Thursday

Apr 16, 2017 - 4:40 PM

(UPDATED) The military says the victim, Noel Besconde, was reportedly 'very sick' and 'apparently delay[ed] the movement' of the local terrorist group

Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage on Holy Thursday

SEC rejects LBC's planned P1.2-B share sale

Apr 12, 2017 - 1:00 PM

(UPDATED) This is because LBC failed to disclose key information in its prospectus, including legal proceedings involving its major shareholders

SEC rejects LBC's planned P1.2-B share sale

Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

Apr 12, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Malacañang assures the public that security forces are in control of the peace and order situation in Central Visayas

Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

G7 backs Tillerson ahead of Syria talks in Moscow

Apr 11, 2017 - 2:44 PM

(UPDATED) The G7 ministers say they aim to send a 'clear and coordinated message' to Moscow, where Tillerson is due to hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov

G7 backs Tillerson ahead of Syria talks in Moscow

10 killed as gov't forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol

Apr 11, 2017 - 2:03 PM

(5th UPDATE) 3 soldiers, a cop, and at least 5 of the armed men are killed in clashes that started at 5 am on Tuesday, April 11

10 killed as gov't forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol

P136 million in PDAF unused by kidney hospital

Apr 11, 2017 - 2:01 PM

An audit report shows the NKTI does not know how to handle the funds of 265 legislators after the Supreme Court declared the PDAF as unconstitutional in 2013

P136 million in PDAF unused by kidney hospital

IN PHOTOS: The China build-up

Apr 09, 2017 - 10:30 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to occupy and build structures in Philippine territory in the South China Sea. China has been building its own way before this.

IN PHOTOS: The China build-up

Alliance Global sees minimal income growth due to high spending, flat earnings

Apr 07, 2017 - 10:15 AM

Its consolidated revenues end flat at P139.7 billion in 2016, while reported net income climbs only 5% to P22.8 billion

Alliance Global sees minimal income growth due to high spending, flat earnings

DOCUMENT: PH, NDF Joint Statement on the 4th Round of Formal Talks

Apr 07, 2017 - 8:34 AM

The 4th round of talks is held in the town of Noordwijk in The Netherlands

DOCUMENT: PH, NDF Joint Statement on the 4th Round of Formal Talks

Duterte tirade 'part and parcel’ of media work – Gabby Lopez

Apr 06, 2017 - 2:38 PM

(UPDATED) The ABS-CBN chairman downplays concerns that the current spat with the Philippine leader will complicate the company's looming franchise renewal

Duterte tirade 'part and parcel’ of media work – Gabby Lopez

Spotify, Universal Music sign global license agreement

Apr 05, 2017 - 11:53 AM

'Today, streaming represents the majority of the business,' says Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge

Spotify, Universal Music sign global license agreement

Duterte lets Kadamay have Bulacan housing units

Apr 04, 2017 - 4:58 PM

The President promises cops and soldiers that he will personally supervise a new housing project for them in exchange for the units to be given to Kadamay

Duterte lets Kadamay have Bulacan housing units

Ex-Isabela congressman Miranda charged over PDAF scam

Apr 04, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Former Isabela 4th District representative Anthony Miranda is said to own the NGO used for anomalous transactions

Ex-Isabela congressman Miranda charged over PDAF scam

Why Duterte won't leave CIDG 8 cops hanging

Apr 03, 2017 - 2:18 PM

But the case involving Superintendent Marvin Marcos isn't as simple as cops doing their job

Why Duterte won't leave CIDG 8 cops hanging

WATCH: How shoeboxes bring hope to remote, conflict-hit schools

Mar 30, 2017 - 5:17 PM

Since 2012, the Philippine Army Civil Military Operations Group's Project Shoebox has given school supplies to about 300,000 students from Abra to Jolo

WATCH: How shoeboxes bring hope to remote, conflict-hit schools