14 hrs ago
BSP shuts down Bulacan-based rural bank
A Bulacan-based rural bank with 18 branches has been placed under the receivership of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation .
18 hrs ago
94% of pro-RH bets winning
The looming victory of local and national candidates who supported the Reproductive Health law only showed there is no Catholic vote, the Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Development said yesterday.
23 hrs ago
Extortion raps filed against errant BoC officials
A Bureau of Customs official and two of his personnel are now in hot water for allegedly asking a scrap metal trader to give them a P4,300 tip in exchange for the release of his imported materials.
Prelates push to create truth commission for midterm polls
Despite the statement made by the Commission on Elections that there was no fraud in the midterm polls, Catholic Church leaders are still batting for the creation of a truth commission.
Thu May 23, 2013
Manila confirms boost to military spending
The Philippines is determined to spend $1.8 billion on military upgrades -- mostly naval -- to protect the country against "bullies" in its territorial waters.
Wed May 22, 2013
C. Luzon has 11 newbie lawmakers
Central Luzon will have 11 first termers to the House of Representatives during the 16th Congress, election results from Comelec show.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Straits Times
Philippines boosts military to resist 'bullies'
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addresses the media shortly after leading the 115th Philippine Navy anniversary celebration at Fort San Felipe, Cavite city, south-west of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Mon May 20, 2013
Jodi congratules boyfriend Jolo for win
MANILA "Be Careful with my Heart" lead actress Jodi Sta. Maria said she is extremely happy that her boyfriend Jolo Revilla is now the vice governor of Cavite.
Sat May 18, 2013
Proclamation smooth in hotspot Cavite
The proclamation of representatives-elect in the seven districts of Cavite went smoothly and so with the elected governor, vice governor and majority of the city and municipal mayors-elect of the province.
Thu May 16, 2013
Completion of Luisita distribution eyed soon
The Department of Agrarian Reform said it plans to complete the process of distributing the land to the farm workers of Hacienda Luisita by the middle of the year as the subdivision scheme for the vast landholding was recently completed.
Wed May 15, 2013
Revilla: no NBI hiding in compound
The Revilla family have belied the claim of the Police Provincial Office that they were keeping 30 National Bureau of Investigation agents and some firearms in their mansion compound on Aguinaldo Highway in Barangay Panapaan VII of this city.
Palace to opposition guvs: Supporting Aquino's reforms to their benefits also
The Aquino administration expects winning local executives belonging to the opposition to support its agenda on reform and good governance as it benefits everyone, a Palace official said Wednesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Remulla and Revilla ahead in Cavite gubernatorial race
Incumbent Governor Juanito Victor "Jonvic" Remulla Jr. and Board Member Ramon "Jolo" Revilla are leading by a wide margin against their respective opponents in the gubernatorial and vice gubernatorial races in the province, based on the latest Commission on Elections and Parish Pastoral Council Responsible Voting partial, unofficial count.
How celeb candidates are faring in Elections 2013
Used to be that being a popular show business figure almost always translates to a sure, if all too easy win when it comes to politics - well, not anymore.
NBI agents charged in Cavite election day standoff
CAMP GEN.PANTALEON GARCIA, IMUS, Cavite - The Cavite Police Provincial Office has filed charges against the six National Bureau of Investigation agents who were reportedly involved in the standoff at the mansion compound of Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.
Mon May 13, 2013
Filipino director takes new look at Bataan march
A film that weaves together stories of the anguish and desperation of American and Filipino soldiers during the notorious Bataan Death March could have been shot on location in a large-scale production.
Asia News Network
Aquino pleads for calm in Taiwan row
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Monday appealed for calm after Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou gave the Philippines 72 hours to respond to its demands over Thursday's killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine Coast Guard or face the consequences.
Old, new, old-new bets split voters of Maragondon, Cavite
As early as 7 a.m., voter Diana Inguanzo, 55, had rushed to the public market and cooked lunch for her children because she knew that voting will take time.
Sun May 12, 2013
Aquino says he voted 12-0
President Aquino brought with him a sample ballot and used it as his "kodigo" when he cast his vote.
Folk dancers, drift drivers make 'PGT' semifinals
MANILA, Philippines The semifinal cast of the TV reality search "Pilipinas Got Talent" is now complete after a folk dance group and a pair of drift drivers made the cut on the last quarterfinals show on Sunday.