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Heavier Commonwealth traffic seen as MRT7 construction progresses

Aug 13, 2017 - 5:10 PM

A task force announces developments in the construction of the MRT7's University Avenue and Manggahan stations in Quezon City, which would affect the flow of traffic

Heavier Commonwealth traffic seen as MRT7 construction progresses

Australia's biggest bank accused of 'breaching terror-financing laws'

Aug 03, 2017 - 2:41 PM

AUSTRAC says it is taking civil action against the Commonwealth Bank in the Federal Court for allegedly breaching the laws 53,700 times

Australia's biggest bank accused of 'breaching terror-financing laws'

Partial road closures due to MRT7 construction starting April 17

Apr 08, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Regalado Highway will be partially closed from Bristol Street to Commonwealth Avenue, from April 17 to June 16 for Phase 1 of the construction

Partial road closures due to MRT7 construction starting April 17

Deferred: Road closures in Quezon City due to MRT7 construction

Apr 02, 2017 - 7:00 PM

(UPDATED) The road closures will not start on April 4 as originally scheduled, according to the project's Traffic Task Force

Deferred: Road closures in Quezon City due to MRT7 construction

Empire 2.0? Commonwealth eyes post-Brexit trade boost

Mar 13, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Britain is gearing up to strike its own trade deals outside of the European single market and is looking to its former global network

Empire 2.0? Commonwealth eyes post-Brexit trade boost

Queen Elizabeth hails unsung heroes in Christmas speech

Dec 25, 2016 - 5:09 PM

(UPDATED) The Queen mentions the Olympics and her 90th birthday, but not Brexit

Queen Elizabeth hails unsung heroes in Christmas speech

PCC: Make policy changes to open telco, energy markets

Nov 27, 2016 - 11:10 PM

What needs to be done is to pass proposed amendments to the 80-year-old Public Service Law, says a PCC commissioner

PCC: Make policy changes to open telco, energy markets

Cops to help man traffic at C5, Commonwealth, NAIA Expressway

Nov 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

PNP Highway Patrol Group personnel will be deployed to 'address the traffic problem and ensure the safe travel of motorists'

Cops to help man traffic at C5, Commonwealth, NAIA Expressway

Commonwealth brainstorms on climate change reversal

Oct 29, 2016 - 6:03 PM

'Some of our island states in the Pacific and the Caribbean will be hit first and potentially disappear, therefore climate change has been an issue of real importance to the Commonwealth,' says an official

Commonwealth brainstorms on climate change reversal

#SONA2016: March to Batasan a ‘breath of fresh air’ for activists

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:56 PM

Members of multi-sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain 'vigilant'

#SONA2016: March to Batasan a ‘breath of fresh air’ for activists

Paying back to community: College prof teaches in senior high school

Jun 15, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Marilou Syjueco, a former assistant professor at the FEU Institute of Technology, is willing to take a pay cut just to teach senior high school students at Malabon National High School

Paying back to community: College prof teaches in senior high school

Luistro on first day of Grade 11 rollout: 'Best class opening thus far'

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:30 PM

'At the central office, we monitor if there is an insurmountable problem that is systemic. There's none, so far,' says Education Secretary Armin Luistro

Luistro on first day of Grade 11 rollout: 'Best class opening thus far'

Heavy traffic along Commonwealth Road as INC holds medical mission

May 17, 2016 - 12:10 PM

A stretch of Commonwealth Road in Quezon City has been closed for the whole-day event

Heavy traffic along Commonwealth Road as INC holds medical mission

Filipinos confuse Panama Papers with 2013 exposé

Apr 05, 2016 - 12:52 PM

(UPDATED) Some people online – including several news groups – confuse a 2013 exposé with the 2016 Panama Papers probe

Filipinos confuse Panama Papers with 2013 exposé

Antarctica penguins unable to return home due to iceberg grounding – study

Feb 14, 2016 - 4:13 PM

(UPDATED) A massive iceberg grounded near a colony of Adelie penguin in Antarctica also forced them to make a lengthy trek to find food

Antarctica penguins unable to return home due to iceberg grounding – study

5 iconic roads in the Philippines

Dec 23, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Going on a road trip? Tweet us your favorite spots along the road with #OpenRoads!

5 iconic roads in the Philippines

Paris climate deal 'more likely' due to Commonwealth accord

Nov 29, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Commonwealth summit host Malta says 'near unanimity on a very focused statement on climate change' may lead to success at COP21

Paris climate deal 'more likely' due to Commonwealth accord

Commonwealth wants 'ambitious', legally-binding COP21 result

Nov 29, 2015 - 7:45 AM

Leaders from the 53-country family produce a "message of Commonwealth ambition and determination" for the COP21 talks in Paris

Commonwealth wants 'ambitious', legally-binding COP21 result

PNP chief: Charges vs protesters who 'abducted, mauled' SONA cops

Jul 27, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The PNP chief assures the public that maximum tolerance will be exercised by cops but calls on protesters to do the same

PNP chief: Charges vs protesters who 'abducted, mauled' SONA cops

Netizen report: Driver pushes, shouts at MMDA traffic aides

Jun 27, 2015 - 6:17 PM

Lawyer Crisanto Saruca Jr of the MMDA Traffic Discipline Office says the MMDA is investigating the incident and is in the process of identifying the driver

Netizen report: Driver pushes, shouts at MMDA traffic aides

Britain carries out first air strikes against ISIS in Iraq

Oct 01, 2014 - 9:13 AM

The defense ministry said two Tornado jets hit the post with a Brimstone missile used against tanks and the vehicle with a 500-pound (230 kilogram) Paveway IV laser-guided bomb

Britain carries out first air strikes against ISIS in Iraq

Scottish referendum campaign switches focus to Glasgow

Sep 12, 2014 - 7:26 PM

Pro-independence leader Alex Salmond says he is confident of victory despite a new poll showing the pro-UK campaign recovering lost ground

Scottish referendum campaign switches focus to Glasgow

Scotland will make history, says pro-independence leader

Sep 11, 2014 - 8:32 PM

Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond: 'As a country we are rediscovering self-confidence, as a nation we are finding our voice... On September 18, we the people hold our destiny in our own hands.'

Scotland will make history, says pro-independence leader

An independent Scotland: Issues at stake

Sep 09, 2014 - 9:31 PM

(UPDATED) Money, oil, the Royal family: Issues Scotland and the United Kingdom need to discuss if Scots decide on independence

An independent Scotland: Issues at stake

'Best ever' Commonwealth Games end in Glasgow

Aug 04, 2014 - 7:27 AM

An event long written-off as a dusty anachronism in the modern, profit-driven era of international sport ended with England on top of the medals table for the first time since 1986

'Best ever' Commonwealth Games end in Glasgow

Bolt steals Commonwealth Games show but England tops medals

Aug 03, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican team to victory in the Commonwealth Games men's 4x100m relay as England topped the medals table for the first time in 28 years

Bolt steals Commonwealth Games show but England tops medals

Commonwealth Games open in colorful, moving ceremony

Jul 24, 2014 - 9:54 AM

The Queen called on those present to "unite" in difficult times as a minute's silence was held for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight disaster

Commonwealth Games open in colorful, moving ceremony

#Glasgow2014: Great Scots throw weight behind Commonwealth Games

Jul 23, 2014 - 8:19 AM

Some of Scotland's best-loved exports will help kick off the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, the beginning of a two-week party in Glasgow

#Glasgow2014: Great Scots throw weight behind Commonwealth Games

Sheep genome shows links between wool, health – study

Jun 06, 2014 - 1:00 PM

There are about a billion sheep around the world – including around 70 million in Australia alone

Sheep genome shows links between wool, health – study

Prince Harry pays tribute to WWII dead

May 18, 2014 - 7:39 PM

The third in line to the British throne honors the fallen at a famous WWII battleground in Italy

Prince Harry pays tribute to WWII dead

Postal agency unveils Iglesia ni Cristo centennial stamp

May 06, 2014 - 7:38 PM

PHLPost has printed 1.2 million copies of the stamp featuring INC founder Felix Manalo, along with the bloc-voting group's centennial logo and photo of its Central Temple

Postal agency unveils Iglesia ni Cristo centennial stamp

Canada suspends Commonwealth funding

Apr 15, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Canada suspends funding to the Commonwealth due to Sri Lanka's alleged rights abuses

Canada suspends Commonwealth funding

LTFRB suspends permit of bus firm in Commonwealth accident

Apr 10, 2014 - 9:45 AM

The LTFRB says it will not hesitate to take immediate action against erring bus firms to protect public safety

LTFRB suspends permit of bus firm in Commonwealth accident

Quezon City road closed for Iglesia event

Mar 27, 2014 - 11:20 PM

(UPDATED) The Iglesia ni Cristo expects up to 100,000 participants in the event

Quezon City road closed for Iglesia event

Heavy traffic seen due to Iglesia's QC event

Mar 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM

The event forces the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan to cancel work on Friday, March 28

Heavy traffic seen due to Iglesia's QC event

Trucks on Commonwealth Avenue overloaded - DPWH

Mar 02, 2014 - 4:57 PM

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson warns about the dangers posed by overloaded vehicles

Trucks on Commonwealth Avenue overloaded - DPWH

Bus hits 8 vehicles on Commonwealth Avenue

Mar 01, 2014 - 2:57 PM

At least 11 people are injured after a Mayamy Bus slams into 8 vehicles along the widest road in the Philippines

Bus hits 8 vehicles on Commonwealth Avenue

Scientists sorry they can't make a dragon for little girl

Jan 10, 2014 - 4:15 PM

But Australia's national science agency tries to give the 7-year-old her Christmas wish, and 3D prints a dragon out of titanium

Scientists sorry they can't make a dragon for little girl

Australia probes spy case at top science authority

Dec 04, 2013 - 10:26 AM

The probe reportedly centers on a post-doctoral student who, until last week, worked in the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation's (CSIRO) highly sensitive nanotechnology laboratory in Melbourne

Australia probes spy case at top science authority

Sri Lanka begins war tally after international pressure

Nov 28, 2013 - 7:39 AM

Sri Lanka begins compiling a death toll from its ethnic conflict as it seeks to fend off growing pressure over allegations of mass killings at the end of the war

Sri Lanka begins war tally after international pressure

Commonwealth puts on united front after summit rifts

Nov 17, 2013 - 5:54 PM

But the show of unity will do no more than mask the divisions within Commonwealth ranks after three days of talks

Commonwealth puts on united front after summit rifts

Sri Lanka has 'nothing to hide' over rights – president

Nov 14, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Rajapakse tells reporters he is ready to confront the likes of Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron but would not be lectured to

Sri Lanka has 'nothing to hide' over rights – president

India PM to miss Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka

Nov 10, 2013 - 9:36 PM

Pressure grows to boycott the event over alleged war crimes by Colombo

India PM to miss Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka

Money doesn't grow on trees but gold leaf does – study

Oct 23, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Researchers say the discovery could help prospectors discover new deposits of the precious metal

Money doesn't grow on trees but gold leaf does – study

Canada threatens to pull Commonwealth funding

Oct 08, 2013 - 12:12 PM

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has threatened to withdraw funding for the Commonwealth in an escalating row over rights abuses by Sri Lanka

Canada threatens to pull Commonwealth funding

Malala invited to Buckingham Palace to meet queen

Oct 06, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Malala is also set to publish her autobiography 'I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban'

Malala invited to Buckingham Palace to meet queen

Gambia pulls out of Commonwealth

Oct 03, 2013 - 7:40 AM

(UPDATED) Gov't: 'The Gambia will never be a member of any neo-colonial institution and will never be a party to any institution that represents an extension of colonialism'

Gambia pulls out of Commonwealth

Peace, beyond the lines

Aug 04, 2013 - 1:58 PM

Ours is the day and age where activism has to play and will continue to play a huge part in 'waking up' a sleeping humanity

Peace, beyond the lines

UK warns citizens vs travel to parts of Mindanao

Jul 31, 2013 - 8:50 AM

The United Kingdom issued an advisory against traveling to parts of Mindanao in the wake of the Cagayan de Oro bombing and Maguindanao clashes

62 hurt, 9 detained in SONA rally

Jul 22, 2013 - 2:05 PM

Rocks and eggs fly at the SONA protests in Quezon City

62 hurt, 9 detained in SONA rally