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Poe regains lead; Binay, Mar, Duterte tied for 2nd

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Grace Poe and her running mate Sen. Francis Escudero will begin the official campaign period on Tuesday on a high note after topping the latest pre-election survey released by Pulse Asia yesterday.
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Survivors tell of quake horror in Taiwan

GMA News - ‎5 hours ago‎
TAINAN, Taiwan - Rescuers searched through the night Saturday hoping to free residents trapped in buildings toppled by a deadly earthquake in Taiwan, as survivors recalled being plucked to safety from their ruined homes.
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Philippines LTE speed among world's slowest – study

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Latest data from OpenSignal, which crowd sourced data from millions of smartphone users across the world, showed that the Philippines has the seventh slowest LTE network among 68 countries.
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North Korea says rocket launch early as Sunday

GMA News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning.
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Boy, 11, found guilty of murder in America

TVNZ - ‎3 hours ago‎
An 11-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering an eight-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to let him see their puppies.
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Ombudsman upholds graft raps vs Binay son - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
OVERPRICED? The controversial and allegedly grossly overpriced Makati City Hall Building II has been cited in the Ombudsman's decision to uphold the dismissal of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay from service.
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Army captain injured in clash with BIFF

Minda News - ‎8 hours ago‎
DATU SALIBO, Maguindanao (MindaNews/06 February) - Three soldiers, including an Army captain, and two civilians were injured in clashes between government forces and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) from late Friday afternoon until ...
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Palace: No need for Valte to quit

The Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE Palace on Saturday said there is no need for Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte to resign because of the service she has done for the Aquino administration.
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PAGASA forecasts moderate to rough seas for Luzon this weekend

InterAksyon - ‎12 hours ago‎
MANILA - State weather forecasters predict Luzon's coastal water conditions to be moderate to rough this weekend. "Fishermen are advised to always take precautionary measures, especially those using small sea craft," Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical ...
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NZ newsreader bursts into laughing fit over M'sian envoy's 'emergency defecation situation'

TODAYonline - ‎11 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR - Good news for New Zealand newsreader Hilary Barry: Her employers at New Zealand's Newshub have said they will not fire her for exploding into a fit of giggles when presenting a report about a Malaysian diplomat's indiscriminate ...
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Funds to Najib not donation: Saudi official

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
PETALING JAYA • The funds deposited into Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal account were meant to be an investment rather than a political donation, according to a Saudi Arabian minister.
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No Chinese New Year joy for MH370 relatives

TODAYonline - ‎15 hours ago‎
A woman leaves a message of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur, on March 16, 2014.
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Ahmad Bashah aims for two-thirds majority

Free Malaysia Today - ‎12 hours ago‎
ALOR SETAR: Kedah Umno leader, Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah, newly-appointed as menteri besar of Kedah, has set his sights on winning two-thirds of State Assembly seats at the next general election, which must be held by June 2018.
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Cause of deadly New York crane collapse under investigation

7Online WSVN-TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Brian Marrone via AP). A collapsed crane fills the street on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in New York. The huge construction crane was being lowered to safety in a snow squall when plummeted onto the street in the Tribeca neighborhood of lower Manhattan.
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Filipinas in Iraq hotel fire died of smoke inhalation —- diplomat

GMA News - ‎7 hours ago‎
IT will take weeks before the remains of the 14 Filipinas who perished in a hotel fire in Iraq's Kurdistan region would be repatriated and handed over to their grieving families in the Philippines, the country's top envoy in Iraq said Saturday night ...
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Suicide bomber kills eight, injures dozens in Pakistan – 12 year old girl among the dead

Kuwait Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
QUETTA: Pakistani security officials stand beside the bodies of blast victims at the site after a bomb explosion targeting a security convoy.
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Somali plane hit by bomb, meant to kill all on board – minister

GMA News - ‎3 hours ago‎
MOGADISHU - A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane this week was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board, Somalia's minister for transport and aviation said on Saturday.
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International reserves thin, but deemed still sufficient

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
RESERVES held by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) slipped in January from a year ago and December as the central bank paid off external obligations while increasing holdings of foreign currencies, according to preliminary data released on Friday.
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Palace to MRTH: Stop blame game on train woes

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
“It would be fair to say that Mr. Sobrepeña and his company will, of course, do everything possible to shift the blame for what is the real cause of the problems,” Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office Undersecretary ...

MMDA launches Pasig ferry mobile app - ‎6 hours ago‎
A mobile application showing the scheduled trips of the Pasig River Ferry System will be available next week. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it would be launching the mobile app on Tuesday to allow passengers to ...
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GOP-led Congress unlikely to OK Obama's new clean energy bid

Post-Bulletin - ‎10 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.
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Samsung continues to go all out digital with latest gadgets, TVs, IoT products

InterAksyon - ‎14 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR - In its continuing effort to go all-out digital, Samsung Electronics unveiled the company's latest mobile gadgets and digital appliance product line-up at the annual Samsung Southeast Asia Forum held in the Malaysian capital's KL ...
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Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Trailer Shows Off Gameplay

Game Rant - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bandai Namco releases a brand new trailer for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, featuring most of the gameplay fans will encounter with its arcade version.
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Live and 'here to stay': CEO responds to 'RIP Twitter' outcry

CTV News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
No, Twitter as people know it is not coming to an end, says the company's CEO. In a series of tweets, Twitter boss Jack Dorsey attempted to snuff out rumours that the social media giant was planning to implement an algorithmic timeline, similar to that ...
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'Error 53′: Your repaired iPhone is dead

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
On its website, Apple says the Error 53 message means the phone's fingerprint sensor is either broken or has been replaced. Credit: Getty.
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UAAP Season 78 Lady Spikers whip Maroons

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
La Salle's Grace Emestine Tiamzon (15) knocks in a winner over UP's Marian Alisa Buitre (left) and Nicole Ann Tiamzon in the UAAP volleyball tournament yesterday at the Philsport Arena.
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Fierce battle looms in Xterra today

Philippine Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Albay Gov. Joey Salceda (eighth from left) holds the 2016 Xterra Albay jersey as he poses with participants in the Open division of the Xterra Albay firing off today in Legazpi City.
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Alaska promises to bounce back in Commissioner's Cup

The Manila Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
After a heart breaking loss in the finals of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup, Alaska vows to return stronger in the upcoming Commissioner's Cup starting on February 10 at the Araneta Coliseum.
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High awareness of Pacquiao could make him senator

Rappler - ‎16 hours ago‎
SENATOR-BOXER? Winning champ Manny Pacquiao shares a moment with trainer Freddie Roach as he prepares for more intense training. File photo by Michael Nelson/EPA.
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Most memorable quotes from Pia Wurtzbach - ‎1 hour ago‎
For a pageant-crazy country such as the Philippines, which waited 42 years to bag its third Miss Universe crown, a week with Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is just too short.
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Welcome, Year of the Fire Monkey! - ‎5 hours ago‎
Make sure to celebrate with a lot of noise and even fireworks tonight to say goodbye to the negativity of the past year and bring in prosperity this 2016!

still singing at 85

Sun.Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
CARDINAL VIDAL'S 85TH BIRTHDAY. Retired Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal (left) made the sign of the cross then blew out the candles on his cake, after Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma (right) and some of the cardinal's fellow religious workers sang ...

Maine Mendoza: I never thought I'd come this far

Philippine Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Maine Mendoza: "I must admit that it is physically tiring but I am humbled and really thankful that there are fans who support me.
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Japan volcano erupts in fiery show of nature

The Manila Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
This handout photograph taken and released by MLITT Osumi River and National Highway Office on Friday shows the volcanic eruption of Sakurajima as seen from Kagoshima, southern Japan.
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Regrowing Rain Forests May Help Curb Climate Change More Than We Thought

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Younger forests can take in carbon from the atmosphere more rapidly than older forests, study shows. 02/05/2016 06:19 pm ET. Jacqueline Howard Associate Science Editor, The Huffington Post.
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WATCH: Egypt bans German tourist for illegal pyramid climb

Khaleej Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The German teenager is a daredevil of sorts and has also posted photos of his ascent to rooftops in Dubai and New York among other places.
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Zika virus found in saliva, urine of patients - ‎11 hours ago‎
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. Published: 15:11 February 6, 2016 Gulf News.
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Uruguay has 'no qualms' playing at center of Zika outbreak

Philippine Star - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A health worker fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a vector of the Dengue, Chikunguya and Zika viruses, inside a house in Lima, Peru, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.

PODCAST: What HIV/AIDS statistics tell us

Rappler - ‎16 hours ago‎
In this week's episode, Ana Santos talks to Dr. Genesis Samonte, head of the DOH HIV/AIDS Monitoring Unit. Published 2:30 PM, February 06, 2016.
What HIV/AIDS Statistics Tell Us

Academe's role salient in sustainable disaster preparation efforts

Manila Bulletin - ‎8 hours ago‎
Programs and/or courses focusing on disaster preparedness, not just inclusions of the topic in the curriculum, will spell the difference to be able to have a sustainable preparation on disaster management, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) ...