The ongoing deadly attacks on journalists in the Philippines are no less than a war against the media. In just the past two weeks, the body count in this war has surged: three dead journalists and one wounded in attacks perpetrated by unidentified gunmen.
Sarangani Representative and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao on Thursday denied owing the United States government in unpaid taxes, but started beefing up his army of advisers to find a way out of his tax woes.
Time magazine on Wednesday named Pope Francis its person of the year, saying that in nine months in office the head of the Catholic Church had become a new voice of conscience.
The father of a child who was allegedly shot during a road altercation is still looking for the unidentified motorist whom he claimed seriously wounded his daughter.
Opposition to the impending unprecedented increase in power rates has intensified on Wednesday as more lawmakers and groups vowed to block the hike through street protests, congressional inquiries, court petitions, and the review or repeal of a law that liberalized the electric power market.
After assisting the survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda as they arrived from devastated provinces and into Villamor Air Base in Pasay City, the volunteers behind "Oplan Hatid" have a new project to help them get back on their feet.
The United States may put the Philippines under temporary protected status (TPS)âunder which people affected by Typhoon Yolanda may temporarily stay in that country for a certain period of time on humanitarian grounds, the Philippine embassy in Washington DC has revealed.
The red-shirted supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Wednesday they could take to the streets to protect the government from protesters who have forced her to call a snap election, setting the scene for a possible confrontation.