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Yasay tells world leaders: Rights respected amid drug crackdown

Philippine Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
A police SWAT member stands guard as police operatives examine the scene where two bodies lay on a road after being killed in a police drug "buy-bust" operation before dawn Friday, Sept.
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Life and survival under martial law

Bulatlat - ‎19 hours ago‎
At this time of the year since 2011, I have written in this space a piece about martial law and the Marcos dictatorship. Mostly I have ruminated on the wrong decisions by the Cory Aquino government that have, since then, allowed the pernicious imprint ...
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'Helen' brings rain as it nears northern Luzon - ‎7 hours ago‎
Severe tropical storm “Helen” entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Saturday, with the weather bureau warning of cloudy skies and light to moderate rains.

Antidrug judge survives ambush in Agusan - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
BUTUAN CITY—An Agusan del Sur regional trial court judge known for his tough stance against illegal drugs has survived an assassination attempt on Friday.
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Aftershocks seen after 6.5 temblor rocks Mati

The Standard - ‎12 hours ago‎
AFTERSHOCKS are expected to continue, on a lesser frequency and extent, from the magnitude 6.5 weekend earthquake off Davao Oriental's capital city of Mati, seismologists said.
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Lawmaker defends use of convicted drug lords as witnesses

Philippine Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
Former police officer and convicted kidnapper Rodolfo Magleo, 3rd from right, and other high-profile inmates are watched under tight security as they attend an investigation at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines ...
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Parameters of ceasefire in the works - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
Peace negotiators of the government and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) are set to hammer out parameters of what counts as ceasefire violations next month.
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EU, UN rapporteurs need to follow protocols, DFA says

Manila Bulletin - ‎20 hours ago‎
MANILA - The European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN) rapporteurs should follow protocol once President Rodrigo R. Duterte decide to invite them to make their own investigation on the controversial extra judicial killings issue, the Department of ...
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Police nab P24-M shabu from Kerwin Espinosa's 'bodyguard'

Rappler - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
SHABU HAUL. Max Miro sits beside the police haul from the alleged right hand man of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler.
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Despite tiff, Chinese tourists make cruise stop at Boracay - ‎7 hours ago‎
ILOILO CITY—Ati-atihan dancers with their rhythmic drumming welcomed more than 2,700 Chinese tourists and crew of a cruise ship that stopped over briefly on Boracay yesterday.
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PM Lee: S'poreans must play their part to protect themselves from terrorism

The New Paper - ‎2 hours ago‎
Terrorism threatens not just our physical safety, but also social harmony and way of life, and the Government's efforts alone are not enough to combat it, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday.
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Two-round election looms

Jakarta Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
Two-round election looms Do it our way: Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (right) and Sylviana Murni give the thumbs up while registering as gubernatorial and vice gubernatorial candidates at the Jakarta General Elections Commission on Friday.
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The Latest: Mall shooting suspect 'zombie-like' when caught

Daily Mail - ‎16 minutes ago‎
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting at a mall in Washington state (all times local): 10:02 p.m.. Authorities say the suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing when he was apprehended and was "zombie-like.
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China to deploy drones over S. China Sea

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
China plans to deploy its indigenously built drones for surveying and mapping in the disputed South China Sea and along the contentious islands with Japan.
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Megi Becomes a Typhoon in the Western Pacific; Taiwan a Likely Target | The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel - ‎4 hours ago‎
Meteorologist Danielle Banks says Typhoon Megi is expected to gain lots of momentum as it mores towards Taiwan and China. Typhoon Megi Expected to Gain Momentum.
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Lawmakers vow to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill - ‎17 hours ago‎
In this photo taken Sept. 22, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. AP. WASHINGTON—Democrats and Republicans are vowing to decisively override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of ...
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Sweetened beverages face P10/liter tax - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
All sugar-sweetened drinks would be slapped a P10-a-liter excise tax once the Department of Finance (DOF) convinces Congress to pass its tax reform program.
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Ship from Sabah sinks at Zambo City port

Manila Bulletin - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
Zamboanga City - A 1,000 tonnage cargo and passenger vessel, which plies the Zamboanga–Sandakan, Sabah Malaysia route, sunk Thursday night, five hours after it dropped anchor at the Zamboanga City International Port.

Economic team confident of sustained GDP growth

Philippine Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. said in a speech before bankers, traders, brokers, fund managers, and underwriters Thursday the Philippines is in a relatively strong position compared with many advanced economies and ...

Mandaluyong's flooded streets: Who's to blame?

Rappler - ‎1 hour ago‎
For years now, the residents of Mandaluyong City have had to live with flooding near city hall, a problem worsened by a long-delayed flood control project.

Converge ICT offers fiber-powered connectivity to homes, businesses - ‎9 hours ago‎
The emergence of fiber-powered internet has accelerated recently, powering up homes and enterprises with high-speed internet that boosts productivity and provides optimum entertainment to users.
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When a 2018 Toyota Supra Prototype Got Outpaced by a 2018 Kia GT on Nurburgring

autoevolution - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
We have serious reasons to believe that, once BMW and Toyota complete the work on their jointly-developer sportscar, we'll end up with two sweet machines.
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The hopes and headaches of Snapchat's glasses

TechCrunch - ‎9 hours ago‎
Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma. Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face.
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iPhone 7 sales are boom and bust, and so are Apple shares

USA TODAY - ‎Sep 23, 2016‎
SAN FRANCISCO - The preliminary numbers are in, and Apple's latest iPhone looks like a pleasant surprise and a dud. It all depends on whom you ask.
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Pinoy Pride 38: Nietes wins flyweight debut; Magsayo cruises to decision win

Rappler - ‎41 minutes ago‎
VICTORIOUS PINOYS. Filipino boxers Donnie Nietes and Mark Magsayo get wins at Pinoy Pride 38. File Photos from Jay Directo/AFP and Ryan Songalia/Rappler.
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Bolts, Texters make Final 4

Philippine Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mark Yee of Mahindra Enforcer expands the base of his defense as he gives Meralco Bolts' Cliff Hodge little room for maneuver at the shaded lane in their game last night at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.
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Archers down Falcons

Philippine Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
Papi Sarr (left) of Adamson and Ben Mbala of La Salle grapple for the leather in their UAAP setto yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
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Mighty Sports tames Dragons

Philippine Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - PBA star Joseph Yeo and Fil-Canadian Matthew Wright took charge this time, leading Mighty Sports Apparel Philippines to a masterful 105-78 win over the Westport Malaysia Dragons and into the semis of the 2016 Merlion Cup Friday night at ...
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Albie Casiño feels relieved

Philippine Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Did Max Eigenmann make a Freudian slip when she revealed on Good Times With Mo Twister last Thursday night that…yes, indeed!
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Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach celebrates birthday in Philippines - ‎1 hour ago‎
In what is to be her first and only birthday celebration as a reigning Miss Universe, close friends and pageant mentors gave Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach a birthday celebration she won't forget.
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FILM REVIEW: Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli

Minda News - ‎17 hours ago‎
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 Sept) - In 2007, I searched for the tomb of Apolinario dela Cruz - more popularly known in historical narratives as Hermano Puli - hoping that I would finally have the chance to pay my respects.
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Greenland Ice Melting 7 Percent Faster Than Scientists' Earlier Prediction

Nature World News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Contrary to earlier predictions made by scientists, Greenland ice is melting at 7 percent faster. According to a new study which made use of GPS, Greenland is losing approximately 40 trillion pounds in year.
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4 days with Alexandra Cousteau, mother/wife/explorer and an heir to a name - ‎7 hours ago‎
GENERATIONS: Cousteau takes a break from filming on Pangulasian's beach with daughter Clémentine. PHOTOS BY ALYA B. HONASAN. But papa, you can't eat the fish,” exclaims five-year-old Clémentine.
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Where will the out-of-control Chinese space station land?

The Guardian - ‎22 hours ago‎
The Tiangong-1 or 'Heavenly Palace' will mostly burn up in the atmostphere but there's a chance that a 'significant' portion will survive.
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SpaceX Falcon Accident Investigation Points to Breach in Rocket's Helium System - ‎9 hours ago‎
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes Sept. 1 during fueling operation in preparation for a static-fire test. Credit: video.
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The incompetence of Washington: Gov. Rick Scott

USA TODAY - ‎Sep 22, 2016‎
I went to Washington last week and met with Congressional leaders about the importance for the federal government to get serious about financing the fight against Zika in our country.
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Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goals - ‎17 hours ago‎
Worldwide, good progress has been made towards some of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since 2000, particularly in reducing under-5 and neonatal mortality, family planning, and the rollout of universal health care.
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Scientists identify gene behind “sixth sense” in humans

Manila Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - US government researchers said they have found a gene that controls what could be our “sixth sense” beyond the basic five ones known as taste, smell, touch, sight and hearing.

Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Surveillance or Immediate Biopsy, Surgery?

Cancer Network - ‎13 hours ago‎
As part of Cancer Network's coverage of the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA), held September 21-25 in Denver, we spoke with R. Michael Tuttle, MD, an endocrinologist and thyroid cancer expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering ...