Emmanuel Dooc is found negligent for dozing off behind the wheel of his government-issued car in 2015, when he still headed the Insurance Commission
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
(UPDATED) It is the 11th time that Russia has used its veto power to stop council action targeting its ally Syria
The Philippine government will be the issuer while the Bank of China will be the lead underwriter in a 1.2 billion RMB offering aimed at Chinese investors
By the end of this year, PLDT’s submarine cable capacity will be 4.49 Tbps – up 140% from 2015
From migrants' rights to a code of conduct, here’s what came out of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit
China gets things done in areas that matter – trade and security. It champions free trade and practically silences protests over its aggression in the South China Sea.
GSIS has undistributed collections totaling P11.51 billion in 2016, while the SSS has P1.135 billion
The Japanese prime minister makes repeated calls to put pressure on North Korea to stop its missile and nuclear program
Rappler takes a look at the place where more than a thousand cops from outside Metro Manila stayed during the ASEAN Summit
The government says the planned Luzon Bypass Infrastructure will have 'spectrum equivalent to at least two million Mbps,' nearly equal to the combined capacity of Globe and PLDT
The ASEAN Security Task Force recognizes the cops' efforts in an awarding ceremony
The Global Terrorism Index calls the falling victim numbers the 'main positive finding' and 'a turning point in the fight against radical Islamist extremism'
During his 3-day Philippine visit for the 31st ASEAN Summit, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull meets with world leaders to discuss global and regional concerns
(UPDATED) Tensions between the 93-year-old leader and the military that has been a key buttress to his reign have intensified in recent days
In a 15-point statement, the leaders commit to a 'strong determination to enhance cooperation in food security by encouraging countries in the region to take effective measures'
Cops use a long-range audio device (LRAD), considered as a sonic weapon applied for crowd control
Vendors and street dwellers are told to steer away from the streets for a week or two if they do not want to be rounded up by the police
US President Donald Trump also commends the Philippines for following ‘relevant’ UN Security Council resolutions concerning North Korea
Cops also say a protester was arrested for throwing stones, but his fellow protesters say he was just driving a support van
The Philippine military is confident of its preparations for the ASEAN Summit. Intelligence agencies of allied countries are also on top of the situation.
The Philippine Coast Guard receives reports that protest groups are trying to bribe fishermen to get bring them close to the United States embassy near the main ASEAN Summit venues
Banks in Metro Manila release advisories on their operating hours for the duration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit
Calata Corporation executives are accused of making false claims about the project to boost the company's share price
'Baka may iba pang drug lord na may PSPG security,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa
Myanmar says a UN Security Council statement could 'seriously harm' efforts to repatriate the Muslim minority from Bangladesh
Terrorism is among the top security concerns that ASEAN leaders are expected to discuss in regional meetings in Vietnam and the Philippines this week
It’s not that easy to get a security detail from the PNP. So why was Diana Yu Uy, daughter of a convicted drug lord and herself apparently an illegal drugs personality, assigned two policemen as her security detail for over 7 years?
The Police Security and Protection Group is investigating the two policemen who had been assigned to protect Diana Yu Uy, daughter of a convicted drug pusher
(UPDATED) The assault on Shamshad TV by militants disguised as policemen, which was claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group, highlights the risks facing journalists who are increasingly targets in the war-torn country
The UN Security Council calls on Myanmar to rein in its military campaign in Rakhine state and allow hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya driven from their homes to return
Trump flies in from Japan after securing Tokyo's full support for Washington's stance that 'all options are on the table' regarding North Korea
The Philippines is the last leg of Trump's first Asia tour. US national security adviser HR McMaster talks to Rappler about US President Donald Trump and what he plans to discuss with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
US national security adviser H.R. McMaster says President Donald Trump will want to continue active involvement in the region. 'He wants to hear from the leaders in the region about how they would like the US to engage from a security perspective and from an economic perspective.'
The 3rd quarter result means Security Bank's net income for the first 9 months of the year is up 12% to P7.4 billion
Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile, which was launched from Yemen as rebels appeared to escalate hostilities, near Riyadh's international airport on November 4
The world's most high profile sporting event, along with the Olympic Games, makes an ideal terrorist target
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump kicks off his Asia tour in earnest as he holds talks with Japanese leaders about tackling the threat posed by nuclear-armed North Korea
Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement, says Saad Hariri's resignation 'was not his intention, not his wish and not his decision'
SSS Chairman Amado Valdez says they are studying the creation of an insurance program for Filipinos who are unemployed through no fault of their own
The Philippine government is 'ready and equipped' for the summit
The crackdown is reported immediately after a new anti-corruption commission, headed by powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is established by royal decree
Five people are also arrested in the buy-bust operation led by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
'One of the soldiers of the Islamic State attacked a number of crusaders on a street in New York City,' said an article in the latest issue of the group's al-Naba weekly newspaper
'We saw with the recent campaign in the Philippines in Mindanao and Marawi how important it is to work together,' says US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster
US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster says countries should do more to increase the isolation of North Korea to send a message that 'they have no option but to denuclearize'
A 'No Sail Zone' will be imposed in the vicinity of waters from the H2O Hotel in Manila to Okada Hotel at New Seaside Drive in Parañaque City, says DILG OIC Catalino Cuy
(UPDATED) Trump pledges sweeping changes to curb immigration and later calls for the attacker to be put to death
(UPDATED) Prosecutors unveil the terrorism charges against 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, saying he had waived his rights and openly confessed to the attack while being questioned in custody at a hospital after being shot
No Filipino is reported dead or injured so far in the first deadly terror-related incident in New York since 9/11