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The Abu Sayyaf Link

Inquirer.net - ‎7 hours ago‎
Government troops continue to patrol the barangays of Clarin, Bohol searching for three suspected members of the terrorist group, Abu Sayyaf, who continue to elude arrest after engaging soldiers and policemen in firefights that killed eight of their ...
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High alert, heavy security for Asean

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police officers are deployed near the venue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila yesterday. AFP. MANILA, Philippines - Manholes were sealed, speed bumps removed, and jails holding suspected terrorists raided as part of ...
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Matobato lawyer files case vs Rody before ICC

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lawyer Jude Sabio holds a 77-page complaint outside the International Criminal Court in The Hague yesterday. MANILA, Philippines - The lawyer of a self-confessed hit man of the so-called Davao death squad (DDS) yesterday filed a complaint before the ...
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Farmers' group occupies land in Hacienda Luisita

Inquirer.net - ‎6 hours ago‎
FORCIBLE ENTRY Farmworkers tear down the concrete fence put up by Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. in an attempt to gain entry to 500 hectares bought by the bank from the Cojuangcos in Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac province.

36 Maute men killed; Lanao camp overrun

Malaya - ‎8 hours ago‎
AT least 36 members of the Maute Group have been killed in several days of fighting in Piagapo town in Lanao del Sur, which culminated in the capture of the group's camp yesterday morning.
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US President Donald Trump Calls For New UN Sanctions Against North Korea

NDTV - ‎46 minutes ago‎
"North Korea is a big world problem," Donald Trump 15 ambassadors of UN Security Council. (AFP). Washington/Beijing: US President Donald Trump said on Monday the UN Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as ...
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Ombudsman tells courts to 'mirror selves'

Inquirer.net - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Monday expressed frustration at the Sandiganbayan's dismissal of high-profile cases on the grounds of unreasonable investigation delays without looking at their merits.
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Dante intensifies but won't affect Philippines

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
The low-pressure area off the Pacific Ocean intensified into a tropical depression yesterday but it is not expected to affect any part of the country in the next few days.
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China's Navy harassed PH fishers, says lawmaker

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 23, 2017‎
It was China's Navy and not its Coast Guard that fired shots to drive away Filipino fishermen from Union Banks in the heavily disputed Spratly archipelago on April 9, making the incident more unsettling than previously thought, a lawmaker said on Sunday.
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Sea code, regional trade deal to top Asean agenda

Business Mirror - ‎8 hours ago‎
China may have soften its aggression in the disputed South China Sea, but the superpower's interest in the resource-rich area is seen as one of the top issues that the region's leaders will tackle at the Asean Summit in Manila this week, an ...
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Victims of property crimes up in Q1 — SWS

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
The number of Filipinos who fell victim to property crimes went up in the first quarter of 2017 from the previous quarter despite the government's intensified law enforcement efforts, a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations showed.
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Social Media Praised For Role in 'Humane' End to Vietnam Farmer Standoff

Radio Free Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
A government promise to forgo legal action against a group of farmers in Vietnam's capital Hanoi and investigate their land dispute in exchange for the release of 19 police and officials over the weekend is extremely rare and due in part to social ...
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Pangilinan: Report on 'state-sponsored' EJKs backs Lascañas' death squad claim

Balita - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA, Apr 19 (Mabuhay) - A report on alleged “state-sponsored extrajudicial killings” authored by a retired police intelligence officer supports the claim of self-confessed hitman Arturo Lascañas about the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS), Senator ...
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Sultan Muhammad V officially installed as Malaysian king

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kelantan's Sultan Muhammad V, seen here reading the Oath of Installation, was officially installed as the 15th Malaysian king yesterday under the country's unique royal rotation involving the nine Malay ruling houses.
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War in Syria: US Targets 271 Scientists in One of 'Largest Sanctions Ever' After Chemical Attack

Newsweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
The U.S. announced Monday sweeping sanctions against Syrian scientists weeks after blaming the Syrian government for an alleged chemical weapons attack on rebel-held territory.
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French elections: Wall Street joins European relief rally

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A European stock market rally sparked by the French presidential election spread to Wall Street on Monday. All three main US share markets jumped more than 1%, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index closing at a record high.
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Burma sending democracy icon Suu Kyi to Asean meet

Inquirer.net - ‎4 hours ago‎
Burma (Myanmar) is sending Nobel Peace Prize winner and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi as head of its delegation to the summit of leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in Manila this week.
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Philippine Airlines to use two B777s for flights to London, United States

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎7 hours ago‎
PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) on Monday said the two new Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft set for delivery in December will be deployed for flights to London and the United States.
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Belle eyes 2nd Philippines casino

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
BELLE CORP ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS MEETING: Top officials of Belle Corp. led by (from left) CEO Manuel Gana, corporate secretary A. Bayani Tan, vice chairman Willy Ocier, vice chairperson Elizabeth Uychaco, and director Jose Sio pose for a photo ...
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T-bill rates mixed during yesterday's auction

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Treasury bill rates showed mixed results during yesterday's auction as traders are still on the lookout for more catalysts in the market, the Bureau of the Treasury said yesterday.
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Samsung To Update Software Over 'Red Screen' Smartphone

NDTV - ‎7 hours ago‎
Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens.
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How and why Apple's robot Liam disassembles iPhones

ZDNet - ‎2 hours ago‎
Liam disassembles iPhones and sorts components into bins for further processing. (Image: Apple). Apple has released new details about Liam, its line of robots that disassembles the iPhone 6 so that individual components can be reused to make new ...
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Uber's Old YouTube Channel Is Incredibly Awkward, Involves Nazis

Gizmodo - ‎6 hours ago‎
Today, people know Uber as a bloated, embattled, and probably evil transportation company. But seven years ago, it was a brand-new startup still beta-testing its iPhone app and beginning to market its service.
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Spotify wants to make a wearable, even though that's probably a horrible idea

BGR - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Spotify - the music streaming service which boasts a huge subscriber count, lots of great licensing agreements, and a music catalog that is the envy of just about every single one of its competitors - isn't happy.
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TNT trades forward Ganuelas-Rosser to San Miguel for guard Garcia

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎7 hours ago‎
IT IS NOT every day you see teams from San Miguel Corp. and the MVP Group be traded for one another, but on Monday, the Philippine Basketball Association approved a trade involving conglomerate.
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Western Visayas' Lozanez rips Palaro javelin mark show

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Cesar Fernandez of Sagay City, Negros Island clears the bar for the secondary boys' high jump gold during the Palarong Pambansa in San Jose, Antique.
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Central Visayas struggles in day 1

Sun.Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
Final Lunge. Seth Pilapil of Central Visayas (second from left) lungest at the finish line during the qualifying heat of the 100-meter run of the Palarong Pambansa.
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Different All-Star look

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
This year's PBA All-Star Week will be different from any other since the pro league institutionalized the extravaganza in 1989.
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Pia Wurtzbach's manager on Brunei issue: Everything is okay

Rappler - ‎12 hours ago‎
Jonas Gaffud, Pia's manager, says he and Filipino businesswoman Kathelyn Dupaya already smoothed over the issue. Dupaya apologized over the misunderstanding.
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Weightlifting Fairy KBJ's Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung are reportedly dating

Inquirer.net - ‎11 hours ago‎
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo's Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung are officially dating, several reports say. According to one of the people involved in the shoot of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, the two stars began dating after the drama ended last ...
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Angel Locsin to Neil Arce: \You made my day extra special.\

Philippine Entertainment Portal - ‎11 hours ago‎
Angel Locsin expressed her gratitude to Neil Arce, who made the actress' birthday "extra special." The two are now being romantically linked.
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TV Review: 'Genius' on National Geographic

Variety - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of Albert Einstein's many accomplishments was unlocking entirely new ways of thinking: His theories about how time and space operate led to radical shifts in how physicists - and many ordinary people - view the building blocks of the universe.
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New close-up photos of Saturn's largest moon may be the last for decades

Business Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
cassini spacecraft titan illustration nasa jpl caltech An artist's rendering of NASA's Cassini spacecraft observing a sunset through the hazy atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
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Possibly habitable super-Earth discovered

GMA News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A massive exoplanet has just been discovered orbiting a nearby star, and it just so happens to be in said star's Goldilocks zone - meaning this super-Earth could potentially support life.
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Gulp! Soda Linked to Memory Woes, Strokes and Dementia

Live Science - ‎3 hours ago‎
People who often drink soda, with sugar or without it, may be more likely to develop memory problems and have smaller brain volumes, according to two recent studies.
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These pesky caterpillars seem to digest plastic bags

Washington Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The shopping bag is an infamous source of plastic pollution. The 2010 documentary “Bag It” estimated that Americans use 102 billion plastic bags per year.
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