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SEA Games: Philippines settled for duathlon mixed relay bronze

The Philippines settled for a bronze finish in the 30th Southeast Asian Games duathlon mixed relay on Thursday, falling behind Thailand and Singapore. → Read More

SEA Games: Dumaan bags pencak silat bronze after controversial kick vs Malaysia

The Philippines’ Dines Dumaan fell short of his target in the 30th Southeast Asian Games after capping the Pencak Silat National Team’s campaign with a bronze medal in the Men’s Tanding Class B (50-55 kg) event. → Read More

Couple nabbed for selling drugs hidden in gum wrappers

A couple was arrested in Bacoor City, Cavite on Friday for selling drugs hidden in gum wrappers. → Read More

Rescue group seeks early disaster text alerts

Text alerts for disasters should be sent at an earlier time, not hours after the quake has happened, a rescuer said Sunday. → Read More

Fake dentists arrested in Pasay, Parañaque

Police arrested 5 people on Sunday who allegedly perform dental procedures without a professional license. → Read More

Ex-Senate President Nene Pimentel laid to rest

Democracy icon and former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. was laid to rest at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City, Saturday. → Read More

Indian President Kovind unveils first Gandhi bust in PH

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind unveiled the first bust in the Philippines of Indian peace icon and Father of the Indian Nation Mahatma Gandhi on Sunday. → Read More

UP Visayas brings activist voice in woke cheering-competition routine

A group called Skimmers used an annual cheering competition to voice its view on national issues, an action that did not sit well with some pro-government supporters. → Read More

Embattled PNP Chief Albayalde bucks early retirement: Palace official

Gordon cited the testimonies of two officials who had accused Albayalde of influencing the non-dismissal of 13 policemen who allegedly resold contraband from a 2013 raid in Pampanga province. → Read More

97 LGUs fail to meet Duterte's road clearing deadline

At least 97 local government units failed to comply with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to clear roads of obstructions within 60 days, the Department of the Interior and Local Government said Friday. → Read More

As Albayalde's retirement looms, 4 PNP officials come out as possible successors

Over a month from now, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde will step down from his post upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 56. → Read More

PDEA agent, asset nabbed over 'shabu' refuse drug test

A member of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and a purported asset refused to take a drug test after they were caught allegedly using illegal drugs in San Pedro, Laguna. → Read More

'Drug queen' faces 3 arrest warrants: police

A 'drug queen' who allegedly buys and redistributes illegal drugs seized in government operations faces 3 warrants of arrest, police said Friday. → Read More

NCRPO: Over 200 serious offenders freed due to GCTA live in Metro Manila

More than 200 heinous-crime convicts freed under the good conduct time allowance law are residents of Metro Manila, Police Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Saturday. → Read More

'We need to act now': Health chief warns of polio return in PH

MANILA - The Philippines is currently at “high risk for poliovirus transmission,” a health official said on Saturday, as he called for urgent action to avert the return of the disease. → Read More

114 druggies, 9 'most wanted' nabbed in 3-day Rizal ops

A total of 114 drug suspects and 9 of Rizal's 'most wanted personalities' were arrested in 3-day simultaneous operations across the province, police said Wednesday. → Read More

DOH: Dengue cases double in Taguig, on the rise in 9 other Metro Manila areas

The number of dengue cases doubled in Taguig in the first 8 months of this year, compared to same period in 2018, the Department of Health said Sunday, adding that the mosquito-borne disease also saw a spike in 9 other cities in Metro Manila. → Read More

P5.5 million worth of drugs seized in Metro Manila post offices

MANILA - Authorities seized P5.5 million worth of illegal drugs in two post offices in Metro Manila earlier this month. → Read More

2 kidnap suspects killed in Antipolo City police op

MANILA - Two kidnap suspects were killed in an operation to rescue an abducted couple in Antipolo City, Rizal early Saturday morning. → Read More

Deaf passes board exam for teachers

Kevin Gamboa’s mother said she felt as if her world had collapsed when she learned that her son could not hear. → Read More