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VP Binay on falling ratings: Tataas pa yan

MANILA – Vice-President Jejomar Binay admitted Monday that he sometimes asks himself why his survey numbers continue to slide down.

SE Asia emergency response team takes on disasters

fter the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 and Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar in 2008, international aid poured into Southeast Asia, but in both disasters the 10-nation regional body ASEAN was conspicuously absent, says disaster expert Arnel Capili.

Anomaly seen in Antique relief goods purchase

MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Audit (COA) has found possible irregularities in the purchase of relief items by the provincial government of Antique for victims of Typhoon Yolanda.

WATCH: Meteor lights up Quezon City skies

MANILA -- A meteor was seen in Quezon City skies Wednesday.

PNoy gets back his groove with 'Bosses'

MANILA – Public satisfaction with President Benigno Aquino III hit its highest in one-and-a-half years, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said.

Japan ready to assist in disaster response

TOKYO – The Japanese government on Monday expressed readiness to send relief and rehabilitation support to countries stricken by disasters.

LOOK: Beautiful Mayon

ALBAY - A farmer walks with his buffalo with the Mayon Volcano in the background in Albay province, Bicol region, south of Manila. Photo by Reuters

SWS: 1 out of 4 Pinoys at risk of disfranchisement

MANILA - A new Social Weather Stations survey shows that 1 out of every 4 Filipinos are at risk to be disenfranchised in the upcoming 2016 elections.

Global warming to pick up in 2015, 2016: experts

Man-made global warming is set to produce exceptionally high average temperatures this year and next, boosted by natural weather phenomena such as El Nino, Britain's top climate and weather body said in a report Monday.

Japan resumes search for 16 missing as flood evacuees wait to return home

TOKYO - Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded.