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Malditas counts on home crowd to beat SEA Games defending champs Vietnam

The Philippines Women's National Football Team is banking on home court advantage to boost chances of snagging a win against defending champion Vietnam in the SEA Games semi-finals, the Malditas said Wednesday, on the eve of the face off. → Read More

BuCor destroys thousands of Bilibid contraband

Included in the seized items were cellphones, charger, keyboards, pocket wifi, internet routers, and electric sub-meters. → Read More

Cotabato hospitals struggle to give medical care amid continuous tremors

Hospitals in Cotabato are facing tough challenges in giving medical care as patients continue to stay in tents outside of the hospital buildings due to tremors still being felt in the province. → Read More

Portion of Laguna-Cavite Expressway to open this month: DPWH

Motorists will soon be able to use the Laguna segment of the Cavite-laguna Expressway (CALAX) which starts at the SLEX Mamplasan exit and ends in Silang-Tagaytay Road in Sta. Rosa, said Public Works Secretary Mark Villar. → Read More

Remains of Pinoy killed in Taiwan bridge collapse to be repatriated

The remains of a Filipino fisherman who died in the collapse of a bridge here would be repatriated on Thursday, authorities said Sunday. → Read More

Body of Pinoy killed in Taiwan bridge collapse to be flown home

The body of one of three Filipino fishermen killed in a bridge collapse in Yilan, Taiwan earlier this week will be flown back home Thursday. → Read More

Sandra Cam teases bombshell on STL corruption

PCSO board member Sandra Cam said on Monday she would release 'shocking' documents on alleged corruption in STL operations. → Read More

P700 billion lost yearly due to corruption, says official

Philippines is losing around P700 billion, or around 20 percent of the country's total budget appropriation, yearly, due to corruption, an official said. → Read More

Aftershocks continue to rock Batanes after deadly quake

The town of Itbayat in Batanes province continued to experience aftershocks on Sunday after it was devastated by two strong earthquakes a day earlier. → Read More

Government now limits length of stay of foreign workers in PH

MANILA - The Philippine government now limits the length of stay of foreigners working in the country with special working permits, as it starts to enforce stricter rules of employment on foreign nationals. → Read More

Lanao de Sur prepares for midterm elections

Teachers and poll watchers observe the final testing and sealing of vote-counting machines (VCMs) in Lanao del Sur on Friday. → Read More

Maute sub-leader surrenders in Lanao del Sur: military

A sub-leader of the Maute group that laid siege to the southern city of Marawi in 2017 surrendered earlier this week to authorities, the military said Thursday, as it remained on high alert against possible terror threats against the May 13 midterm polls. → Read More

Chief seismologist wants audit of structures built before 1992

MANILA - A massive audit and inspection of structures built before 1992 should be done by owners and local governments following consecutive earthquakes that shook Luzon and Visayas this week, the country’s chief seismologist Renato Solidum said Thursday. → Read More

Otso Diretso bets barred from Scarborough Shoal

Candidates from the opposition slate Otso Diretso failed on Monday to visit Scarborough Shoal as they brought their campaign to the coastal town of Masinloc in Zambales. → Read More

Robredo: Gov't must be transparent on China loans

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday appealed for transparency in Chinese loan agreements, after a $69-million river pump project was criticized for its “patronomial assets” provision. → Read More

Robredo refuses to trade barbs with Sara Duterte

Vice President Leni Robredo refuses to trade barbs with Hugpong ng Pagbabago Chairperson and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. → Read More

Otso Diretso warns public vs fake election surveys

HONG KONG - Otso Diretso candidates on Saturday warned the public against fake election surveys that are being floated in traditional news and social media. → Read More

No comedy bar: Otso Diretso slams admin bets' 'karaoke campaign'

HONG KONG - Otso Diretso candidates on Saturday called the administration bets' campaign as a “campaign of destruction” and 'karaoke campaign.' → Read More

Hugpong bets no show at Plaza Miranda debate challenge

Early to arrive in Plaza Miranda were candidates Gary Alejano, Chel Diokno, Pilo Hilbay, Romulo Macalintal, and Erin Tañada, but until the scheduled 12 noon debate in front of Quiapo Church, no one from the 13 candidates of Hugpong ng Pagbabago showed up. → Read More

Tensions rise in Lanao del Norte town ahead of Bangsamoro vote

Tensions rose in a village here early Tuesday, a day before the second round of a plebiscite for a new autonomous region. → Read More