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Philippines complains to UN agency about Callamard

Jun 24, 2017 - 5:44 PM

The Philippines voices its 'extreme displeasure over the consistent biased prejudgment' made by UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard

Philippines complains to UN agency about Callamard

Onggocan retains IBF youth belt, TKOs Pantilgan in Calamba

Jun 24, 2017 - 5:29 PM

Robert Onggocan becomes the first boxer to stop Marjun Pantilgan after Pantilgan remains on his stool following the ninth round

Onggocan retains IBF youth belt, TKOs Pantilgan in Calamba

DOLE gets P15M to hire more labor inspectors, boost anti-endo drive

Jun 24, 2017 - 5:23 PM

The additional fund will allow DOLE to hire 36 labor law compliance officers

DOLE gets P15M to hire more labor inspectors, boost anti-endo drive

Israel gives medicine, equipment to crisis-hit Marawi residents

Jun 24, 2017 - 2:45 PM

The Israeli Embassy in Manila turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross

Israel gives medicine, equipment to crisis-hit Marawi residents

When the PH opened its doors to Jewish refugees

Jun 24, 2017 - 2:31 PM

'We would not be alive today if not for the Philippines,' says Lotte Hershfield, one of the thousand Jews who came to the country during World War II

When the PH opened its doors to Jewish refugees

[Newspoint] Alive but annoyed

Jun 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Duterte should be made to understand somehow that, if people wonder whether he is sick, or worse, it’s not personal; it’s constitutional

[Newspoint] Alive but annoyed

Coast Guard stepping up sea patrols in Boracay

Jun 24, 2017 - 9:23 AM

Authorities say they will intensify sea patrols and deployment of assets to protect Boracay Island from any armed groups

Coast Guard stepping up sea patrols in Boracay

San Miguel knocks down TNT by 14 points in Game 2

Jun 23, 2017 - 9:33 PM

San Miguel makes it all-one in the PBA finals best-of-7 series

San Miguel knocks down TNT by 14 points in Game 2

Light-moderate rain over Palawan, Mindoro on Saturday

Jun 23, 2017 - 5:45 PM

A southwest monsoon is affecting the western section of Southern Luzon

Light-moderate rain over Palawan, Mindoro on Saturday

Resorts World Manila: Jessie's Got a Gun

Jun 23, 2017 - 4:15 PM

There are many ways to begin this story, but every beginning ends at the same place: inside a room, high above a city, the man on the bed burnt and dead with a bullet in his skull and a rifle on his chest

Resorts World Manila: Jessie's Got a Gun

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:06 PM

As anti-discrimination legislation languishes in Congress, removing uniform and hair length restrictions is an easy place for schools to start protecting their students from discrimination

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students

Gov't peace panel urges release of Aglipayan bishop

Jun 23, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III urges the DOJ 'to look into the case of Bishop Carlos Morales on humanitarian grounds'

Gov't peace panel urges release of Aglipayan bishop

Resorts World gunman possible suspect in BMW killings – MPD

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:10 PM

(UPDATED) The Manila Police District homicide chief confirms Jessie Carlos is the only person of interest after running tests on evidence found in the crashed BMW

Resorts World gunman possible suspect in BMW killings – MPD

LOOK: Jeff Cariaso, Erika Padilla tie the knot

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:46 PM

PBA legend/Alaska Aces assistant coach Jeff Cariaso and sportscaster Erika Padilla are now husband and wife

LOOK: Jeff Cariaso, Erika Padilla tie the knot

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 2 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Get updates here for Game 2 of the PBA Finals on Friday, June 23, 7 pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 2 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

BSP maintains interest rates in Tetangco's final Monetary Board meeting

Jun 22, 2017 - 6:20 PM

While global economic conditions remain challenging, outgoing BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr says prospects for domestic economic activity continue to be firm

BSP maintains interest rates in Tetangco's final Monetary Board meeting

Light-moderate rain in Palawan, parts of Mindanao on Friday

Jun 22, 2017 - 4:59 PM

An intertropical convergence zone is affecting Southern Mindanao

Light-moderate rain in Palawan, parts of Mindanao on Friday

Australian boxer's death vs Filipino was 'preventable,' says coroner

Jun 22, 2017 - 3:02 PM

A coroner says the referee should've intervened when Davey Browne Jr showed signs of concussion in his 2015 bout against Filipino Carlo Magali

Australian boxer's death vs Filipino was 'preventable,' says coroner

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper claims Trump is toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

BPI glitch, Alvarez, Queen Elizabeth II | Midday wRap

Jun 22, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Acor Arceo

BPI glitch, Alvarez, Queen Elizabeth II | Midday wRap

Rookie Pogoy shows valor of a veteran in Finals Game 1

Jun 22, 2017 - 1:26 PM

Beyond his 27-point career game, RR Pogoy also tops the plus-minus category

Rookie Pogoy shows valor of a veteran in Finals Game 1

P46 million mistakenly withdrawn from BPI during system glitch

Jun 22, 2017 - 11:36 AM

BPI president and CEO Cezar Consing says 'most if not all' of the amount has been returned, with a majority of affected accounts involving those owned by small businesses

P46 million mistakenly withdrawn from BPI during system glitch

Trump rides high after Republican election win

Jun 22, 2017 - 11:10 AM

The president seizes on the result of a closely-watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence

Trump rides high after Republican election win

Divided region fails to adopt resolution on Venezuela

Jun 22, 2017 - 10:04 AM

The Organization of American States fails to advance a plan to deal with Venezuela as it wraps up a meeting where the country's raging crisis took center stage

Divided region fails to adopt resolution on Venezuela

LIVE: House hearing on BPI, BDO glitches

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:29 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on BPI, BDO glitches

Macron reshuffles cabinet after key allies resign

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:21 AM

The changes come just hours after MoDem leader Francois Bayrou, who lent crucial support to Macron during the presidential campaign, said he is stepping down to fight allegations that his small party misused European Parliament funds

Macron reshuffles cabinet after key allies resign

Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on North Korea

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:07 AM

(UPDATED) The extent to which Beijing can influence Pyongyang is a key issue in trying to defuse the North Korea crisis

Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on North Korea

Queen's hat: An 'anti-Brexit' message?

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:53 AM

Twitter users posted pictures of the queen's blue hat decorated with flowers with yellow centers alongside an image of the blue flag of the EU

Queen's hat: An 'anti-Brexit' message?

Smith hits winner, rookie Pogoy shines as TNT seizes Game 1 vs SMB

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:33 PM

Josh Smith makes the game-winning two-pointer with just over a second left, while RR Pogoy pours in a career-high 27 points

Smith hits winner, rookie Pogoy shines as TNT seizes Game 1 vs SMB

5 non-life insurance firms intend to close down

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:34 PM

The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association

5 non-life insurance firms intend to close down

Marawi tanks with graffiti are talk of the town

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Photos of these tanks have become viral online, dubbed as Filipino soldiers' 'do-it-yourself' armor

Marawi tanks with graffiti are talk of the town

Philippine Airlines set to launch Bohol-South Korea route

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:30 PM

PAL will have direct flights from Tagbilaran to Incheon beginning Thursday, June 22. It will also open a Bohol-Cebu route.

Philippine Airlines set to launch Bohol-South Korea route

Brexit laws head agenda for UK's 'zombie government'

Jun 21, 2017 - 4:15 PM

(UPDATED) The British parliament opens in the aftermath of an election that weakened Prime Minister Theresa May's authority and tragedies that have shaken the nation

Brexit laws head agenda for UK's 'zombie government'

Isabela lawmaker admits to gambling, defends politicians in casinos

Jun 21, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The lawmaker who filed the bill seeking a P3,000 casino entrance fee admits he also gambles, but argues the law does not prohibit legislators from doing so

Isabela lawmaker admits to gambling, defends politicians in casinos

BFP wants joint training for firemen, cops after Resorts World attack

Jun 21, 2017 - 3:07 PM

The Bureau of Fire Protection also wants a handbook for inter-bureau procedures in case of a similar 'complex situation'

BFP wants joint training for firemen, cops after Resorts World attack

Championship experience may spell difference between SMB, TNT in PBA Finals

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The San Miguel Beermen and the TNT KaTropa are both loaded with talented players but a key difference lies in their championship experience

Championship experience may spell difference between SMB, TNT in PBA Finals

BPI, BDO take preventive measures to avoid repeat of glitches, fraud

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:48 PM

Testimonies of bank representatives before the Senate reveal loopholes that made their systems vulnerable

BPI, BDO take preventive measures to avoid repeat of glitches, fraud

House holds final hearing on Resorts World attack

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:08 PM

David Chua, chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group that owns and operates Resorts World, has been subpoenaed to appear on Wednesday, June 21

House holds final hearing on Resorts World attack

BPI on June 6 glitch: '100% not a hack'

Jun 21, 2017 - 1:06 PM

BPI says an overzealous programmer is responsible for the system glitch that affected 1.5 million of its 8 million clients

BPI on June 6 glitch: '100% not a hack'

Eurovision-style fight for UK-based EU agencies begins

Jun 21, 2017 - 1:04 PM

The European Union will kick off a battle for the right to host two London-based EU agencies after Britain leaves the bloc

Eurovision-style fight for UK-based EU agencies begins

Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:58 AM

(UPDATED) The naming of Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince completes a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who has been fired

Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

Temer abroad as Brazil's crisis gets messier amid graft proof

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:36 AM

In a report the Federal Supreme Court says Temer – who is away in Russia – benefited from bribe funds, even if he did so using someone else to collect or deposit the bribes

Temer abroad as Brazil's crisis gets messier amid graft proof

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:26 AM

(UPDATED) Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, US media project, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Major corruption cases crumble as Ombudsman Morales races against time

Jun 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, with 12 months left in office, steps on the gas as Arroyo-time scam cases are being dismissed by the anti-graft court

Major corruption cases crumble as Ombudsman Morales races against time

Shaken by bombing, Colombia pushes on with peace drive

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:07 AM

Just as the FARC enters the final stretch in its long march to peace, reminders of the old conflict erupt, raising concerns for the contested peace drive

Shaken by bombing, Colombia pushes on with peace drive

LIVE: Senate hearing on BPI, BDO glitches

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:58 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

LIVE: Senate hearing on BPI, BDO glitches

Qatar accuses 'neighbors' over hacking that led to crisis

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:57 AM

Attorney General Ali bin Fetais al-Marri, says the case 'is very clear' that the alleged hacking emanated from 'countries responsible for the siege'

Qatar accuses 'neighbors' over hacking that led to crisis

U.S.-led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:52 AM

The incident prompts growing international concern over rising tensions between the the US-led coalition and pro-Syrian-regime forces

U.S.-led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria

COA: Delivery of P3-billion worth of PNP firearms, ammo delayed

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:58 AM

State auditors say there are firearms and equipment that have not yet been delivered for 3 or more years

COA: Delivery of P3-billion worth of PNP firearms, ammo delayed

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Are you a tax evader? [Part 2]

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:30 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz tells non-compliant taxpayers about the consequences of not paying the right taxes

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Are you a tax evader? [Part 2]