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Spirited next round of talks seen in Oslo

ANGELES CITY, Philippines – The National Democratic Front (NDF) yesterday said it expects “spirited and interesting” continuing talks with the government in

Philippines tells world: Don’t interfere in drug war

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr.

Lawmaker seeks amendments to law on Malampaya fund use

MANILA, Philippines – A senior administration lawmaker has proposed amendments to the law governing the use of the P183-billion Malampaya Fund to enable the

Barangay national assembly set on October 9

MANILA, Philippines – The national assembly of barangay officials led by Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno will be held on Oct.

Medialdea government caretaker when Rody visits Vietnam

MANILA, Philippines – Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea will head the caretaker government while President Duterte goes on a two-day working visit in Vi

Palace asked to monitor compliance to speedy public service

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto asked Malacañang yesterday to make sure government agencies keep their promise of providing speedy p

DOJ chief: Convict Sebastian to testify in House probe

MANILA, Philippines – High-value inmate Jaybee Sebastian, the alleged bagman of Sen.

Palace mum on WikiLeaks report

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang refused to comment on a report published by WikiLeaks which said that President Duterte once “admitted complicity” in vigila

House bill seeks more perks for solo parents

MANILA, Philippines – The national government should help solo parents fulfill their obligations to their children by giving them tax breaks, housing benefit

Philippines-US war games set in Luzon

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino soldiers and US service members based in Okinawa, Japan will take part in the Philippines Amphibious Landing Exercise next wee

In the primary debates, Trump showed what he'll bring to battle with Clinton - USA TODAY


In the primary debates, Trump showed what he'll bring to battle with Clinton
Donald Trump the debater is famous for calling others on stage “Little Marco” and “Lyin' Ted,'' for mocking Jeb Bush's energy and Rand Paul's look, for guaranteeing how big he is. But in 11 primary debates, Trump also displayed less obvious tactics and ...
Lester Holt's MomentNPR
Team Trump: We didn't invite Gennifer FlowersCNN
6 weeks to go, Clinton and Trump are tiedPolitico
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Pagasa warns of floods, landslides with rains expected in Cebu today -

Pagasa warns of floods, landslides with rains expected in Cebu today
Cebu will continue to experience isolated rainshowers today as typhoon “Helen” enhanced the southwest monsoon winds affecting the region. Romeo Aguirre, weather specialist of Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services ...

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Ecuadorean crowned as Miss Global 2016 - Malaya

Ecuadorean crowned as Miss Global 2016
MISS Ecuador Angela Bonilla Zapata, 24, was crowned as Miss Global 2016 at the 4-hour grand finals held at the Philippine International Convention Center that began Saturday night (September 24) and concluded at past midnight Sunday. Bonilla ...

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Duterte set to visit Vietnam this week - Palace - InterAksyon


Duterte set to visit Vietnam this week - Palace
President Duterte attends a session of the recent ASEAN Summit in Laos in Sept. 7, 2016 file photo. He will be flying to ASEAN neighbor Vietnam this week to boost bilateral relations. REUTERS FILE ...
'Addicts to reach 4 M, so let's stop this now'Philippine Star
Barack Obama's pivot to Asia in
PHL diplomats in talks for Duterte visits to Japan, China next monthGMA News
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Perasol not blaming UP's poor free throw shooting for loss to FEU - Rappler


Perasol not blaming UP's poor free throw shooting for loss to FEU
COMING UP SHORT. Dave Moralde and UP fall to 1-4 this season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – The UP Fighting Maroons dropped to 1-4 in UAAP Season 79 after losing to the FEU Tamaraws by two, 51-49, on Sunday, September ...
FEU escapes UP, wins 2nd
Tams survive Maroons for third winThe Manila Times
Tams edge Maroons; Bulldogs winMalaya
Sports Interactive Network Philippines
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Prospect of Philippine thaw slows China's plans in South China Sea - Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin

Prospect of Philippine thaw slows China's plans in South China Sea
Manila Bulletin
BEIJING — China's next big target for construction of an artificial island in the South China Sea has long been assumed to be a cluster of rocks poking above sapphire waters near the Philippines. For several years, Chinese coast guard vessels and ...
South China Sea Claimants Blur Lines Between Military, CiviliansVoice of America
PH needs world support on sea row – Defense execThe Manila Times
Philippines, US joint drills
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POEA issues guidelines on online registration of Pinoy seafarers

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued guidelines on the online registry of seafarers as part of government effort to secure a universal identification for Filipino sailors.   

Suspect in fatal shooting of 5 at Washington mall captured, identified

The gunman believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, was captured on Saturday one day after the attack, authorities said.

China’s Li seeks new tack in ties with Cuba

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday said it was time for a new direction in relations with Cuba, during a landmark visit to the Americas' lone communist-ruled state.  

Charlotte police release video of black man’s fatal shooting

Charlotte police have released footage of the shooting death of a black man during an encounter with officers in the state of North Carolina, after days of protests demanding the videos be made public.  

Powerful quakes strike off Fiji, Tonga; no tsunami risk —monitor

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Sunday shortly after another hit off Tonga but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said.  

Charlotte police to release video of fatal shooting after protests

Charlotte police will release body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered protests in the North Carolina city, but the footage does not show the victim holding a gun, the head of the force said on Saturday.

India's Modi hits out at Pakistan after attack in Kashmir

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan on Saturday, accusing it of being an exporter of terrorism, and vowing to mount a global campaign to isolate it.

Obama opens Washington's new African American Museum

President Barack Obama heralded Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, an institution dedicated to the many threads of black history and achievement.

Aftershocks seen after 6.5 temblor rocks Mati - The Standard

Aftershocks seen after 6.5 temblor rocks Mati
The Standard
AFTERSHOCKS are expected to continue, on a lesser frequency and extent, from the magnitude 6.5 weekend earthquake off Davao Oriental's capital city of Mati, seismologists said. “We don't expect future aftershocks to be as frequent and intense as what ...

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Pope urges ‘sincere dialogue’ as he meets Nice attack victims

Pope Francis on Saturday called for a "sincere dialogue" between Christians and Muslims as he met grieving relatives and survivors of France's Bastille Day attack, in which a jihadist plowed his truck into a crowd.

Public warned vs fraudulent persons - Sun.Star

Public warned vs fraudulent persons
DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio warned the public on individuals using her name to solicit money. Following the downpour of donors to the City Government after the deadly blast at the Roxas Night Market on September 2, Duterte-Carpio received ...

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Pinoy chair, UN group says US police killings reminiscent of lynching

Police killings of black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a United Nations working group says in a report that will be debated at the UN Human Rights Council on Monday.

Police search for gunman who killed five at mall in Washington state

Police in northwest Washington state searched for a gunman on Saturday who opened fire in a shopping mall, killing five people, according to media reports and the state's police force.  

Pope Francis to meet in Rome families, victims of France truck attack

Pope Francis will on Saturday hold a multi-faith meeting of grieving relatives and survivors of an attack in France in July when a jihadist ploughed his truck into a crowd in Nice.

UN: Two million people without water in Syria's Aleppo

Nearly two million civilians were without water in Syria's second city of Aleppo on Saturday after regime bombardment damaged one pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the United Nations said.

At least 25 civilians killed in Syrian, Russian air strikes

At least 25 civilians were killed in heavy Russian and Syrian strikes across the rebel-held east of Aleppo on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Syrian gov't forces seize Aleppo camp from rebels

Syrian government forces captured a rebel-held area north of Aleppo on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a rebel official, and a state-run TV station reported.

Four al Qaeda members in Yemen killed in suspected US drone strike

SANAA — Four members of al Qaeda's Yemen branch, including a local commander, were killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike on a vehicle travelling east of the capital Sanaa, two local officials said on Saturday.

Antidrug judge survives ambush in Agusan -

Antidrug judge survives ambush in Agusan
BUTUAN CITY—An Agusan del Sur regional trial court judge known for his tough stance against illegal drugs has survived an assassination attempt on Friday. Hector Salise, the presiding judge of RTC 7 in Bayugan City, was on his Toyota Innova being ...

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Aguirre says he has the goods on de Lima - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Manila Bulletin

Aguirre says he has the goods on de Lima
BusinessWorld Online Edition
JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II on Friday said more than 10 people may be connected to Senator Leila M. de Lima in the drug trade in the national penitentiary. “If there is any link it should be indirect dun lang sa [through the] bank account ...
Take the testimonies of Sebastian, 2 generalsThe Manila Times

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In Denmark, Pinay au pairs risk abuse in name of Â�‘cultural exchange’

Common in Europe, cultural exchange programs allow young people, usually women, to immerse themselves in an overseas culture while helping with child care in exchange for food, accommodation and a modest allowance.  

Former OFW shot dead in Parañaque City

A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Parañaque City shortly before midnight Thursday, according to a report by radio dzBB's Luisito Santos.

Some Europeans bothered by news coming from PHL

Some Europeans are bothered by recent news coming from the Philippines, particularly the killings related to the Duterte administration's war on illegal drugs, according to a report by GMA News' Jay Sabale on State of the Nation on Thursday.

Immigrants have little impact on native-born workers —US study

An influx of immigrants is likely to have little impact on wages and jobs for native-born US workers, unless they have less than a high-school education, according to a study published Wednesday.

Suspect in chop-chop murder of OFW in Dubai nabbed

The suspect in the murder of an overseas Filipino worker in Dubai last May has been arrested, Unang Balita reported on Thursday.

Taiwan relaxes visa for PHL, five other ASEAN countries, India

To attract more travelers, Taiwan has relaxed its visa policy for the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and India, its representative office in Manila said Wednesday.

Duterte spokesman urges Fil-Am media 'not to be adversarial'

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella explains his boss before Filipino-American journalists in New York.

42% of Pinoys in HK jails linked to illegal drugs —official

Forty-two percent of Filipinos languishing in nine Hong Kong  jails have drug-related cases.

BI to cross-match travel papers of Pinoys returning home from hajj

Filipinos who will arrive home from the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia should expect slight delay in the processes as the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is conducting cross-matching of travel documents.

More and more Pinoys pursuing studies in New Zealand

More and more Filipinos are studying in New Zealand, making the Philippines its fifth largest source market for its education sector.

Former AFP chief re-appointed as special envoy to the Middle East

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced that he has appointed another former military man to be part of his Cabinet.

Permanent residence obtained in only 3 months

Immigration tips for those who want to be permanent residents in Canada.

PHL envoy to the UN denies maltreating Pinay maid

Ambassador  Lourdes Yparraguirre, the Philippines' top diplomat to the United Nations, has denied maltreating her former service staff, saying the accusation was "misleading, blown out of proporition and definitely untrue."

Some Fil-Ams want Duterte out by January 2017 —Andanar

Several Filipino-Americans are reportedly planning to oust President Rodrigo Duterte from office, a Malacañang official said Monday, citing information coming from New York.