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Prayers set for Robredo legal team

Visayan Daily Star (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
About 2,015 Negrenses will stop whatever they are doing at 9 a.m. today, and lift a prayer to help send off Leni Robredo's Legal Team to the Congressional Canvas, the Leni Robredo 4 Vice President - Negros Group said on its Facebook page.
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Army overruns Abu Sayyaf camp in Sulu but no sign of hostages

GMA News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Army Scout Rangers pursuing Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu on Tuesday stumbled upon a camp where the terrorist group may have kept some of their kidnap victims, a military official said Wednesday.
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Jollibee in P867M poultry processing JV with Cargill

Manila Bulletin - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) is securing its own supply of chicken, one of its best-selling items, through a P867.1 million joint venture with Cargill Philippines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of global agriculture firm Cargill Inc. In a ...
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Chinese Harassment of Philippine Fishermen in Disputed Sea Eases

Bloomberg - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Filipino fishermen in the South China Sea have been plying their trade without being harassed by the Chinese coast guard for a month, officials said, in what could be an early sign of easing tensions under incoming President Rodrigo Duterte who is due ...

CA confirms appointment of Comelec, COA officials

Sun.Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed Wednesday the appointments of Sheriff Abas and Isabel Dasalla-Agito as commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Commission on Audit (COA), respectively.
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Comelec defers action on Marcos bid for audit

Rappler - ‎5 hours ago‎
COMELEC EN BANC. Headed by Chairman Andres Bautista, the 7-member Commission on Elections continues deciding on crucial issues weeks after the May 9 polls.
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Death squad killings still happening in Davao

GMA News - ‎3 hours ago‎
DAVAO - On May 14, five days after voters in the Philippines chose Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as their next president, two masked gunmen cruised this southern city's suburbs on a motorbike, looking for their kill.
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Why did the MMDA suspend its accredited towing company?

Rappler - ‎4 hours ago‎
An MMDA-accredited towing company is in hot water after its employees allegedly attempt to extort money from a frantic vehicle owner.
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Tanauan mayor stands pat on walk of shame, dares CHR to file raps

InterAksyon - ‎11 hours ago‎
TANAUAN CITY, Batangas -- Bucking criticism Tanauan Mayor Antonio “Thony” Halili refused to budge from a controversial walk of shame for drug suspects and dared the Commission on Human Rights to file charges against him.
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Mat Taib: Let PAS take on BN alone

Free Malaysia Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: Former Selangor menteri besar Muhammad Muhammad Taib is urging Pakatan Harapan to let PAS contest alone against Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by-elections, The Star Online reported.
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Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate change

Omaha World-Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Barack Obama speaks at a town-hall style event for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative at the GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.
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Guan Eng-Rahman Dahlan spat continues in Parliament

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
The spat between Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (DAP-Bagan) and Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Abdul Rahman Dahlan (BN - Kota Belud) continued through written questions and answers in Parliament yesterday, despite ...
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Australia immigration policy threatens to hijack election agenda

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's election agenda focusing on jobs and growth is at risk of being hijacked by the country's harsh immigration policy and controversial network of offshore detention camps for asylum seekers.
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EgyptAir crash: No sign of technical problems before take-off

Irish Times - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday.
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Bill Cosby to stand trial for sexual assault, judge rules

Rappler - ‎8 hours ago‎
COSBY. Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA, May 24, after a preliminary hearing regarding charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004 in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Palace shrugs of plan by incoming DOJ chief to look into DAP

Sun.Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
MALACANANG dismissed Wednesday the plan of the incoming Duterte administration to investigate officials of the outgoing Aquino administration on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), which was declared as unconstitutional by the Supreme ...
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PHL imports up 11.7 percent in March

GMA News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Philippine imports grew by double digits in March on the back of the sustained demand for capital and consumer goods, data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Wednesday showed.

DOJ: AMLC complaints on money laundering will be consolidated - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday said it will consolidate the three complaints filed by Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) against those linked to the transfer of $80.9-million from the Bangladesh Bank to the country.
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PSEi rallies to 7400 level - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE LOCAL stock barometer rallied back to the 7,400 level on Wednesday as rising commodities and a favorable outlook on US economy boosted risk-taking across emerging markets.
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BDO, Japan bank link up - ‎18 hours ago‎
The country's largest bank, BDO Unibank, has signed a collaboration deal with Japanese commercial bank Aozora Bank Ltd. to serve Japanese firms doing business in the Philippines.
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Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet

Japan Today - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet Twitter FILE - This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York.
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Facebook in 'news media' camp with need for credibility

Visalia Times-Delta - ‎3 hours ago‎
Forgive me for a little old-fashioned smirking when following the digital-era dilemma of Facebook having to own up to some human involvement in its tidy, algorithmic universe.
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Nissan NV300 mid-sized van teased in a new image

Paul Tan's Automotive News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A teaser of the new Nissan NV300 mid-sized van has been released. The vehicle is the successor to the Primastar and will slot in between the NV200 and NV400 light commercial vehicles.
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Electric kart makes debut, FE eyes support race - ‎May 24, 2016‎
An electric kart built under the watch of the FIA was demonstrated ahead of last weekend's Berlin Formula E round. The kart has been made by German manufacturer Mach1 and uses a 20kW powertrain built by Bosch that will allow it to recuperate energy as ...
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Tabuena, Diaz make it to Rio

The Standard - ‎18 hours ago‎
GOLFER Miguel Tabuena and lifter Hidilyn Diaz are sure entries to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Team Philippines chef de mission Joey Romasanta confirmed this after attending a Delegation Registration meeting in Bangkok.
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To fight or not to fight in Rio: ABAP will respect Pacquiao's call

GMA News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) will respect whatever decision Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will arrive at as the deadline looms for the submission of entries to the last Olympic qualifier in Baku, Azerbaijan ...
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Gilas Pilipinas gear allows fans to be one with the team - ‎1 hour ago‎
Caption: Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin, guard Terrence Romeo, and MelMac Sports CEO Mel Macasaquit during the Gilas Pilipinas pop-up store launch.
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Local club Kaya FC in Asian Football Confederation Cup KO match in Malaysia

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎19 hours ago‎
DOMESTIC CLUB Kaya FC's spirited run in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup will be put to another acid test when it takes on defending champion Johor Darul Ta'zim Football Club in Malaysia today in their Round of 16 knockout match.
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WWE Live returns to Manila in September

GMA News - ‎5 hours ago‎
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstars are set to return to Manila after seven years for another live show. “WWE is excited to return to the Philippines, giving WWE's passionate fans the chance to see their favorite superstars in an energetic, ...
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PH makes its debut at the Venice Architecture Biennale - ‎14 hours ago‎
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Office of Sen. Loren Legarda are making good on their promise that the country's historic and triumphant return to the 2015 Venice Art Biennale was no ...
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Jaclyn Jose wins best actress award in Cannes

Sun.Star - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Jaclyn Jose wins Best Actress for "Ma' Rosa" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. (Photo taken from festival's official Facebook page).

Jake Cuenca, Sid Lucero earn honors abroad

Manila Bulletin - ‎3 hours ago‎
Filipino actors continue to bring recognition for the country, among them Jake Cuenca and Sid Lucero who both recently bagged Best Actor trophies in separate festivals overseas.
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As disaster risks rise, 20 vulnerable nations get help to prepare

CNN Philippines - ‎18 hours ago‎
Istanbul (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new scheme launched by U.N. agencies, the World Bank and countries most vulnerable to climate change on Tuesday (May 24) is seeking funding of up to $130 million to help 20 at-risk nations prepare better for ...
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International Day of Biodiversity 2016 N Munal Meitei * - ‎8 hours ago‎
While asked to an environmentalist about the most challenging fact of the day, the answer may be the degradation of forests and another may answer the loss of biodiversity.
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Climate Change, Global Health Intimately Linked, UN Official Stresses

Voice of America - ‎13 hours ago‎
May 24, 2016 3:41 PM. GENEVA—. Global health hinges on drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a chief mover in the field of climate change told delegates Tuesday at the World Health Assembly in Geneva.
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Huge solar storms may be key to life on Earth

Swinburne University of Technology - ‎3 hours ago‎
Image from NASA of an outburst from the Sun, these were more common when our star was younger. They may have both lead to a warmer Earth as well as the building blocks for life itself.

More than 750000 Grade 4 students will be covered by HPV immunization – DOH

Manila Bulletin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pupils at the Guadalupe Elementary School wave mini Philippine flags. (MB File --. Pupils at the Guadalupe Elementary School wave mini Philippine flags.

PUTOL PAA, PUTOL DALIRI | Duterte's Buerger's disease and the stories of the victims of the illness

InterAksyon - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Brandon, a 31-year-old American who lost his legs to Buerger's disease. Photo from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Uptick in colon cancer rates among people under 50 - ‎8 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES, United States - Colon cancer among people under 50 is on the rise, and tumors are often diagnosed at an advanced stage, according to research presented Tuesday.
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Pinay student bags int'l prize for Malunggay anti-tumor research

GMA News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Who would've thought that the humble Malunggay plant found in many a Pinoy's backyard actually has anti-tumor properties? Arianwen Rollan, a 17-year-old student from Cebu City National Science High School, found that Malunggay seed extract may help ...