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Suspect in transgender's death part of US-PH exercises

MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - The United States (US) embassy has issued a statement on the death of a Filipino named Jeffrey Laude, who was found dead minutes after he was last seen with a US Marine.

Trillanes, Binay spokesman trade barbs over 'Nognog'

MANILA - A spokesman of Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Monday sparked a word war with Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV after accusing the latter of joining a conspiracy to malign Binay and pull down his ratings.

Trillanes: Mahirap ang magnanakaw na presidente

MANILA - Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is happy about the recent drop in Vice President Jejomar Binay’s satisfaction ratings, but insists there was no conspiracy between senators investigating the Binays and the Liberal Party (LP) to discredit the second highest official of the country.

Bohol deep sea divers face risks paying off debt

NOCNOCAN Island, Bohol - Defying wind and rain, children romp around the white sand beach leading to this 2-hectare village of houses on stilts where mothers tend their homes and men their fighting cocks.

Urban decay threatens hot PH economy

MANILA - Manila's creaking train network means a miserable three-hour work commute for salesman Gerard Galang -- just one example of major infrastructure woes that analysts say threaten to cool the Philippines' red-hot economy.

Was Binay right in declaring early his presidential bid?

MANILA – Several political analysts weighed in on whether it was right that Vice President Jejomar Binay made an early declaration to run for president now that he is being hounded by various corruption allegations.

Netizens outraged by mugging of 'pandesal boy'

A viral video of a boy selling pandesal who was mugged has sparked outrage among netizens.

Bilang ng naghihirap na kabataan sa Pilipinas, nasa 13 milyon

National Children's Month ngayong Oktubre at ayon sa pag-aaral, tumaas ang bilang ng mga batang lubog sa kahirapan.

PNoy's satisfaction rating recovers, but not quite

MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III's net satisfaction rating in the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey appears to have recovered lost ground, but is still nowhere near his previous highs.

De Lima to meet Binay accusers

MANILA - Justice Secretary Leila De Lima will sit down with the accusers of Vice President Jejomar Binay next week to obtain more information on their alleged exposes to determine whether there is a need for the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to come in and probe the Binay family.