One of the eight extremists soldiers killed in Palimbang town Thursday was a nephew of a retired member of the House of Representatives who dropped out from school to join the Ansarul Khilafa Philippines.
Administration vice presidential candidate and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo warned yesterday that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s message of violence in his campaign could be dangerous for the public mindset.
The government is tapping “tipsters” and the Internet in its search for about 200 missing artworks of masters like Michaelangelo and Pablo Picasso that had reportedly been part of the vast art collection of the Marcos family.
No tropical cyclone is forecast to enter the country until next week, but light rains are expected over parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, due to the northeast monsoon, the state weather bureau said yesterday.
The camp of Sen. Grace Poe has asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to dismiss the disqualification case filed against the senator by Rizalito David now that the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) has ruled that she is a...
President Aquino on Thursday launched a book narrating his family’s perspective of the events that transpired during the 1986 People Power Revolution, which led to the ouster of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
No matter the military muscle-flexing both by China and the United States (along with Japan and other US regional allies) in relation to the ongoing maritime dispute in our part of the world, all parties concerned must emphasize the primacy of resolving the disagreement through diplomatic,...
More than 10 years ago, I lived in Singapore to do research on Southeast Asian literature at its National University, which is number one in Asia. I received a research fellowship from the Asian Scholarship Foundation (ASF), funded by Ford.
BUSINESS MATTERS (BEYOND THE BOTTOM LINE) By Francis J. Kong
November 28, 2015 - 12:00am
Do you know people who are just stubbornly pessimistic about things? They suck the energy out from you. They believe they are just being cautious and being smart about things, but they are actually just being so cynical with life.
It’s been over a week since the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit, but we still hear sectors questioning the benefits we gained, or at least stand to gain from this recently-concluded economic summit.
Philippine sports lost a dear friend and strong patron in Rey Pineda this week. The decades-long sportsman and official of the Philippine Lawn Bowls Association (PLBA) and under it the Petanque Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI), was felled by a heart attack early this week.
When Matteo Guidicelli mounts his first solo concert, MG1, at the Music Museum starting at 8 o’clock tonight, the audience might wonder why Matteo’s girlfriend Sarah Geronimo wouldn’t be present either as a guest performer or a spectator.