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Petilla: All Yolanda homes will have power by March

MANILA, Philippines – While all towns devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) have been re-connected to the grid after Christmas, not all …

Pinay caregiver is 'X Factor Israel' winner

MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - Filipina singing caregiver Rose Fostanes is the first season winner of "X Factor Israel."<p>During the live finale show on Tuesday …

Pork Tales: A story of corruption

Among 2013’s most explosive stories, how multi-billion-peso public funds were so blatantly misused shocked and angered the nation. That the abuses …

Sketching the story of the Black Nazarene

(Editor's Note: This story was originally published in 2013. We are reposting the story below in observance this year of the feast on Thursday, …

MAP: PH and the world in Big 4 beauty pageants

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – On Tuesday, December 17, Miss Philippines Bea Rose Santiago won the Miss International crown, besting 66 beautiful …

Freddie Aguilar, as Abdul Farid, marries teen GF

MANILA -- "Anak" hitmaker Freddie Aguilar and his 16-year-old girlfriend were married in Islamic rites on Friday afternoon at a restaurant in Buluan, …

Pacquiao faces tough fight vs BIR's Henares

MANILA, Philippines - Fresh from a victorious fight in Macau, Manny Pacquiao arrived in his native Philippines to the news that his bank accounts had …

IN PHOTOS: A day in MV St Thomas Aquinas

MANILA, Philippines - These are the people who rode the MV St Thomas Aquinas from Feb 16 to 17 this year. They were headed back to Cebu.<p>The ship has …

The Dispute Over Sabah | Jakarta Globe

They defied calls by the Philippine President Benigno Aquino to return home and rejected offers by the Malaysian authorities to withdraw from the …

Understanding the Sabah dispute

To understand (1) the claim of the Sultan of Sulu over Sabah, (2) the standoff in Lahad Datu town in Sabah, (3) the stand-down admonition of …

Why is the South China Sea contentious?

<b>Rival countries have wrangled over territory in the South China Sea for centuries, but tension has steadily increased in recent years.</b><p>China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei all have competing claims.<p>China has backed its expansive claims with island-building and naval patrols. …

China

Philippines stand-off forces thousands to flee city

1 / 5<p>Philippine troops take cover from enemy snipers in Zamboanga on the southern island of Mindanao, on September 11, 2013<p>Philippine troops take …

Middle East

Don Mariano bus franchise canceled due to Skyway crash

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday canceled the permit authorizing the operation of Don Mariano Transit …

Year in Review 2013

In what may very well be one of the most turbulent years in the country’s modern history, Filipinos faced a series of challenges and issues that ran …

Asia

Bohol, C. Visayas quake affected 3-million people – NDRRMC

Residents queue up under the rain to receive relief supplies at quake-hit Sagbayan town, Bohol province. AP FILE PHOTO<p>MANILA, Philippines – More than …

Miriam: Enrile a plunderer, criminal, womanizer

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago points to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile in the session hall of the Philippine Senate as she blasts her colleague in her …

Korina Sanchez Featured on CNN Worldwide (How Dare You, CNN?)

Filipino veteran anchor and ABS-CBN News journalist Korina Sanchez made a worldwide headlines as she was featured on CNN in one of its episode as …

Anderson Cooper-Korina Sanchez tiff goes viral on the Internet

Korina Sanchez and Anderson Cooper FILE PHOTOS<p>Call it a virtual catfight, a non-issue, or a case of taking things personally, but the recent tit for …

Janet Napoles and the unraveling of the pork barrel scandal

To most Filipinos, the pork barrel issue eclipsed all the other big news events this 2013, not only for its national impact but also for its …