New road seen to curb poverty in once remote Samar town

MATUGUINAO, Oct. 17 -- The local government here is upbeat to develop this conflict-stricken town following the completion of a road project connecting it to the national highway. After the completio... Read More

Magnitude 5.2 quake hits DavOcc

Manila, Oct. 17 -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Davao Occidental on Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The quake, which was of tectonic or... Read More

House to survey members' view on divorce, controversial bills

Manila, Oct. 17 -- The leadership of the House of Representatives will conduct a survey to determine the views of lawmakers in navigating the fate of controversial measures, including the proposed law... Read More

Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident

Manila, Oct. 17 -- President Rodrigo Duterte has complained of hip pain after falling off his motorcycle while riding around the Presidential Security Ground (PSG) Compound in Manila. The motorcycle ... Read More

Marikina starts 'Nutribun' program for kinder, Grade 1 pupils

Manila, Oct. 17 -- To ensure that the health and nutrition needs of its kindergarten and Grade 1 pupils in public schools are met, the Marikina City government on Wednesday started the implementation ... Read More

2 dead, 27 hurt in Mindanao quake: NDRRMC

Manila, Oct. 17 -- Two persons were reported killed while 27 others were injured after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Tulunan, North Cotabato on Wednesday night, the National Disaster Risk Reductio... Read More

Rebel leader, 2 militiamen yield with guns in Isabela

SAN MARIANO, Oct. 17 -- A New People's Army (NPA) team leader and two militia group members on Tuesday gave themselves up to Army soldiers and police and surrendered M-16 and M-14 Armalite rifles to t... Read More

Classes in C. Mindanao suspended in aftermath of quake

Manila, Oct. 17 -- Local chief executives in central Mindanao suspended classes in all levels in both public and private schools following the magnitude 6.3 quake that hit North Cotabato and some part... Read More

Harris debuts with fine showing in NLEX win over Columbian

Manila, Oct. 17 -- Manny Harris came out smoking in his Philippine Basketball Association debut with a 45-point game in the NLEX Road Warriors' 117-111 win against Columbian Dyip on Wednesday night at... Read More

Pampanga guv offers P300K reward for capture of Korean fugitive

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Oct. 17 -- Governor Dennis Pineda on Thursday offered a PHP300,000 reward for the capture of a Korean national who was detained at the Pampanga Provincial Jail but managed to esc... Read More