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  • Binay drops his P200-million 2014 budget

    The country’s second highest executive official has formally asked for the removal of P200 million budget, which was supposed to fund local projects of the Office of the Vice President (OVP).

  • Senator Pia faces plagiarism complaint

    Aside from being both prominent talking heads for and against Reproductive Health Bill, both senators are now facing ethics complaint before the Senate for allegedly committing plagiarism.

  • PH failing in curbing HIV, UN study says

    Philippines continues to see high incidents of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hence its inclusion in the nine countries that have failed to curb the spread of the virus, a United Nations (UN) study reveals.

  • Higher taxes on tobacco, alcohol OK'd in Senate

    The Senate has finally approved a bill that will raise taxes imposed on tobacco and alcohol products on third and final reading Tuesday evening.

  • Higher pay seen for Pinoy 'kasambahays'

    Pinoys earning a living as local household workers will soon have a fixed salary of P2,500 per month.

  • Group warns of toxic chemicals in toys

    Majority of toys sold in public markets in the country contain “elevated levels of lead,” an environmental watchdog claimed.

  • 26 mil Pinoys have no access to toilets, UN claims

    Around 26 million people still have no access to sanitary toilets in the Philippines, data from two United Nations agencies show.

  • Sotto unfazed by plagiarism complaints

    Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III is not worried about the ethics complaint filed against him.

  • Miriam seeks probe on alleged Pagcor bribery

    Former Philippine Gaming Corp (Pagcor) chief Efraim Genuino and consultant Rodolfo Soriano may face 10 years of imprisonment.

  • Enrile backpedals statement on Sotto

    In a privilege speech on Wednesday, the Senate official clarified no one in the Senate is beyond investigation.

  • Can Santiago's 'One Time Philippines Act' solve Pinoy tardiness?

    Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago thinks following a synchronized time in all government agencies may finally eradicate Filipino’s image of tardiness.

  • Aquino concludes Robredo plane crash probe

    A fraudulent test flight clearance caused the death of late Interior Secretary Jessie Robredo.

  • Sotto apologizes to Kennedy family

    Now, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III feels sorry. In a privilege speech on Tuesday, the senate majority leader finally issued a public apology not for reportedly committing plagiarism but for having the issue upset the Kennedy family.

  • Estrada intervenes in Jinggoy-JV rift

    Former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada has already intervened to mend the bond between his feuding sons.

  • SC thumbs down Maguindanao massacre live coverage

    The Supreme Court en banc has refused the live media coverage on the trial of Maguindanao Massacre.

  • Sotto finds ally in Enrile in plagiarism issue

    "Ignorant" was how Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile described the bloggers, who have threatened to file an ethics complaint against Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto for allegedly committing plagiarism.

  • High demand for nurses still on, says DoH

    There is still a high demand for Filipino nurses and doctors, especially in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia.

  • PH lifts ban on Korean noodles

    The Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the ban on six brands of Korean noodles that supposedly contained a carcinogen called benzopyrene.

  • South Korea asks PH to rescind noodle ban

    The South Korean government asked the Philippines to lift the ban it imposed against Korean noodle brands that supposedly contained a carcinogen called benzopyrene.

  • Meet several 'Santa Clause' in Ocean Park, HK

    How about a trip to Ocean Park in Hong Kong this Christmas? Apart from the fun things to do, visitors will get to see Santa Clauses from the Netherlands, Finland, Holland, and United States.