PH to seek European support over West PH Sea claim

MANILA (UPDATED) - President Benigno Aquino III will go on a one-week visit to various countries in Europe to strengthen support for the Philippines' position in its territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea), among other issues.

Enduring pain after rebel attack in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA - Thousands of people displaced by a Muslim rebel assault on a major Philippine city are enduring squalid conditions in an evacuation camp where dozens have died, while the guerilla leader remains free one year on.

DMCI can't claim good faith in Torre construction: Pia

MANILA - Senator Pia Cayetano, chairperson of the Senate committee on education, arts and culture, said DMCI Holdings can't claim good faith in constructing the 46-storey Torre de Manila building which ruins the sightline of the Rizal Monument in Luneta Park.

Honesty pays off for 2 hard-working Pinoys

MANILA - At a time when news on crime and corruption dominate the headlines, it is hard to ignore the acts of honest people, especially those who are earning just enough for a day's living.

What Gilas needs to win in future world tilts

SEVILLE, Spain -- Gilas Pilipinas defeated Senegal in their very last game in the FIBA World Cup, marking the Philippines very first win in the world stage in 40 years.

Traffic to cost PH P6-B a day in 2030: JICA

Bilyong piso ang nawawala sa ekonomiya ng bansa kada araw dahil sa matinding traffic. Dismayado naman ang isang commuter group dahil sa tila kawalan ng plano ng gobyerno para maayos ito.

Will traffic-choked Manila be ready for APEC?

Is the Philippines prepared to host the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit next year given the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila?

How to avoid taxi robberies

MANILA -- The riding public is being advised to be very careful when taking taxis as some robbers pose as drivers to take advantage of their passengers.

The story behind the girl who jumped off car naked

A 17-year-old woman, who was caught on camera jumping out of a car naked, narrates her ordeal with the stranger who asked her for directions.

Ex-UN envoy to PH peacekeepers: Stop talking, stand by decision

MANILA - A former Filipino representative to the United Nations (UN) believes the Philippines should do two things about the current Golan Heights controversy: stop talking, and stand by its decision to protect its troops.