Team Duterte goes on defense as Vera Files alleges president received millions of pesos in gifts

A report released yesterday by nonprofit, investigative website Vera Files accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of having taken in hundreds of millions of pesos as a 69th birthday “gift” in March 2014 was slammed at an 11am press conference by presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo, who demanded they produce proof. The report alleges that seven deposits amounting ...

Rapper nabbed in Pampanga for allegedly selling ecstasy, marijuana to fans

Rapper nabbed in Pampanga for allegedly selling ecstasy, marijuana to fans

A rapper and social media personality was arrested on Sunday in Pampanga for allegedly selling ecstasy and marijuana. Arnly Dimabuyu, known by his stage name Xander Bay, was...

Defense secretary Lorenzana slams Chinese ambassador for ‘OFW as spies’ remark

Defense secretary Lorenzana slams Chinese ambassador for ‘OFW as spies’ remark

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday slammed the Chinese ambassador in Manila for suggesting that overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in China could be working as spies for...

Former Philippines environment secretary Gina Lopez dies at 65

Former Philippines environment secretary Gina Lopez dies at 65

Former environment secretary and philanthropist Regina “Gina” Lopez died earlier this morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 65. The announcement came...

Trans woman Gretchen Diez files complaint against Araneta Center over restroom incident

Trans woman Gretchen Diez files complaint against Araneta Center over restroom incident

Gretchen Diez, the transgender woman who was arrested after being barred from using a female restroom on Tuesday, has filed a complaint against the Araneta Center. The company...

Senator De Lima’s co-accused in drug cases arrested in Pampanga

Senator De Lima’s co-accused in drug cases arrested in Pampanga

Jailed Senator Leila de Lima’s co-accused was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) today in Pampanga, ending a manhunt that started two years ago when he...

Police suspected to be part of kidnapping syndicate preying on internal revenue staff

Police suspected to be part of kidnapping syndicate preying on internal revenue staff

Several police officers, a retired military official, and a worker at the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) are part of a kidnap-for-ransom syndicate that preys on BIR employees, a...

Students fearful and in shock over random drug testing conducted at Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Students fearful and in shock over random drug testing conducted at Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) were shocked when a random drug test was conducted at its campus in the Santa Mesa district of Manila yesterday....

Boracay shoreline closed due to viral pooping incident; workers hunt for soiled diaper

Boracay shoreline closed due to viral pooping incident; workers hunt for soiled diaper

A portion of Boracay island’s shoreline was closed yesterday following the appearance of a viral video early this week that showed a foreign child apparently pooping in its...

Basketball player Terrence Jones urges league to sanction Arwind Santos for racist taunt

Basketball player Terrence Jones urges league to sanction Arwind Santos for racist taunt

Racism has no place in professional basketball, and sports leagues have a responsibility to keep it that way. That’s the message that Terrence Jones, a Philippine Basketball...


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