A broadcaster was shot dead Wednesday morning in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, the second to be murdered in less than a week and the third since November 29, a Davao-based online news outfit reported.
Moro National Liberation Front founder Nur Misuari left the country on December 7 'to attend the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation conference) in West Africa,' a spokesman said Wednesday.
(UPDATED - 6:25 p.m.) The Department of Energy (DOE) is investigating whether there was collusion among power suppliers that led to Meralco's announcement of an unprecedented P4.15 per kilowatt-hour-increase in electricity rates.
More than 500 authors, including J. M. Coetzee and Gunter Grass, have signed a petition to the United Nations published Tuesday, which claims mass state surveillance is violating basic freedoms.
Public satisfaction with the Aquino administration was still "very good" despite a drop in ratings compared to the last quarter, a recent survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said.
Pop megastar Justin Bieber hugged, sang to, danced and played with young survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon Tuesday, bringing cheer to the disaster zone amid an international relief effort.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued new guidelines meant to hasten the trial of those accused of the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre, in which 58 people were murdered, 32 of them media workers.
Senate President Franklin Drilon supports the proposal to tap the Malampaya Fund as buffer to absorb an estimated P10 billion in higher generation costs that are expected to jack up electricity usersâ bills, and will endorse amendments to the law creating the Fund to allow such kind of subsidy.