Can Datu Puti, Mang Tomas go global?

MANILA -- NutriAsia, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of Pinoy condiments and cooking oil, is aiming to expand its exports, especially with the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.

West PH sea row looms as ASEAN talks begin

NAYPYIDAW - Southeast Asia kicked off a series of talks Friday as China faces demands to cease provocative behavior in disputed waters and host Myanmar falls under the spotlight over concerns about its reform progress.

China to build lighthouses in disputed waters

China plans to build lighthouses on five islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), state media reported on Thursday, in defiance of calls from the United States and the Philippines for a freeze on such activity to ease tension over rival claims.

Bribery in massacre case? Bring it on, says DOJ

MANILA - The Department of Justice is challenging Atty. Nena Santos to file charges before the Office of the Ombudsman against a top DOJ official and state prosecutors handling the Maguindanao massacre cases in connection with her claim that money changed hands to compromise the trial in favor of the Ampatuan clan.

The rich can go to PCSO, too

MANILA - The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) does not just help indigents.

China seeks humane treatment for jailed fishermen

MANILA – China is asking the Philippines to ensure the humane treatment of 12 Chinese fishermen who were found guilty of illegal fishing and entry.

Why Philippine tax rates are outdated

Kinukuwestiyon ni Senador Sonny Angara ang pagkakapareho ng 32% na buwis ng isang bilyunaryo at ng isang karaniwang manager sa opisina.

Why massacre victims' kin no longer trust DOJ exec

Relatives of Maguindanao massacre victims are demanding an independent probe into the alleged bribery involving state prosecutors.

UNA: PNoy term extension 'reckless, delusional'

Malacanang distances itself from the statement of Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on extending President Aquino's term. The opposition United Nationalist Alliance, on the other hand, brands it "reckless and delusional."

More graft raps to be filed vs Binays

MANILA - Lawyer Renato Bondal said he will file an amended plunder complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay over the allegedly overpriced Makati City Parking Building.