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Why Mayor Bistek slapped suspected drug dealer

Quezon City Mayor Herbert "Bistek" Bautista on Monday said a suspected drug dealer disrespected the country's laws and investigators, which prompted him to slap the suspect.

CHR to Duterte: Wag ka nang kumibo

MANILA - The Commission on Human Rights is urging Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte not to chime in on the case of Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista who is facing possible charges for slapping a drug suspect last week.

JV's Kontra-SONA: Growth not felt by 'masa'

MANILA - Opposition Senator Joseph Victor "JV" Ejercito spoke in session today to criticize the President's State of the Nation Address last July 28.

SC urged: Reverse ruling absolving Sulpicio exec

MANILA - The kin of fatalities in the June 21, 2008 sinking of the M/V Princess of the Stars off the coast of Sibuyan Island, Romblon, urged the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to reconsider its ruling absolving Sulpicio Lines executive Edgar Go of any criminal liability.

China hits out at US proposal on South China Sea

BEIJING - China accused the US of deliberately stoking tensions in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) as it rejected Washington's proposal for a freeze on provocative actions in the region, the foreign ministry said Monday.

New impeach try blasts 'perpetuation of pork'

MANILA - Another impeachment complaint is set to be filed against President Aquino today.

Moratorium in the South China Sea: Charting a course towards peace

Last June 16, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario publicly raised the idea of a moratorium on destabilizing activities in the South China Sea.

Mangroves protect Kalibo from storm surges

Hindi lang paboritong pasyalan ng mga turista ang mga mangrove plantation (bakawan) sa Kalibo, Aklan. Napatunayan din na epektibo itong pananggalang sa storm surge.

US tries to cool sea tensions at Asia security summit

NAYPYIDAW - Security talks between Asian and global powers on Sunday are set to focus pressure on China's maritime ambitions as the US seeks to dampen regional tensions over competing claims to strategic waters.

Buddhist monks pray for hostage crisis victims

Ngayong buwan ang ika-apat na anibersaryo ng madugong hostage crisis sa Quirino Grandstand. Isang programa ang isinagawa sa Quirino Grandstand.