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Will Binay resign from the Cabinet soon?

MANILA, Philippines – “If no official is going to make the call, let's do it. BINAY RESIGN.”

Artist Jim Paredes launched the #BinayResign campaign on …

Jejomar Binay

PhilHealth members can now monitor unclaimed refunds | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines


The Official Gazette is the official journal of the Republic of the Philippines.

This website, the national government portal, is updated …


Why Is China Militarising The South China Sea?

By Dr. Sukjoon Yoon

Recent Western reports confirm that China is militarising disputed reefs and shoals in the South China Sea. China will obtain no


Rachel Ann Daquis all set to fulfill a dream

Rachel Ann Daquis (left) and Abi Maraño. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/

Large stand fans circled the old parquet floor attempting to cool off …

Asian Games

Binay-Duterte in 2016? 'Being considered' – VP

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Friday, May 22, that he is considering Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as his running …

Jejomar Binay

Gorayeb asks for unity as he leads team in SEA Games

Roger Gorayeb. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/

As the Southeast Asian Games draws nearer, Philippine volleyball head coach Roger Gorayeb asks for …

Asian Games

VP Binay has only 5 bank accounts—lawyer

Vice President Jejomar Binay has only five bank accounts under his name, and not 242 accounts as reported in the media, his lawyer said on Wednesday, …

Jejomar Binay

'Schools near West Valley Fault need to go'

MANILA - School buildings transected by the West Valley Fault should either be abandoned or completely demolished in case a massive earthquake hits …


Pasay hospital to investigate use of napkin to silence pregnant teen

Pasay City General Hospital is conducting an investigation on the alleged maltreatment of a pregnant woman by one of its doctors.

Hospital director …


Cop chief caught on video torturing suspect

MANILA - The police chief of Carmona, Cavite has been sacked from his post after he was caught on video torturing a suspected thief.

An envelope …


US says China's sea actions undermine investor confidence

MANILA, Philippines — China's large scale reclamation activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea not only threaten regional security but …


Cayetano assures Limlingan he can be state witness

But offer to protect will close if Limlingan continues to hide

MANILA - One of the Vice President Jejomar Binay’s alleged dummies can be turned into a …

Blue Ribbon

'LTO milked people's money for new plates'

Senators slam DOTC, LTO purchase of new vehicle plates

MANILA - Senators grilled officials of the Department of Transportation and Communications …


Will world now pressure Myanmar over the Rohingya?

JAKARTA, Indonesia – As relief greeted Malaysia and Indonesia’s announcement that they would stop turning away boatpeople, Human Rights Watch warned …


Time running out for Binay associates to turn state witnesses — Cayetano

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOSThe close associates of Vice President Jejomar Binay could still …

Jejomar Binay

Ray Parks out of Gilas cadets’ SEA Games lineup as he pursues NBA dream anew | | Sports5

FIBA photo

The Philippine national men’s basketball team will miss Ray Parks in its campaign in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games this June.

Parks, a …


Mary Jane's recruiter, partner file affidavits at DOJ | Photo

Ma. Cristina Sergio, the alleged recruiter who tricked Mary Jane Veloso into carrying a suitcase with heroin to Indonesia, swears during the filing …


Palace: LP to respect, follow Noy choice for standard bearer

MANILA, Philippines - Contrary to reports, Malacañang firmly believes the ruling Liberal Party (LP) is not headed for a breakup for having two …

Liberal Party

COA cites DBM for failing to release P302B of revenue allotments to LGUs

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has not released directly to local government units (LGUs) over P302 billion worth internal revenue …

City Politics

BBL MOVES FORWARD | After 3 days of bruising arguments, House ad hoc panel members vote 50-17-1
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA - After a bruising three days of per-provision voting and deliberations, the House ad hoc panel on …


Poe on tandem with Binay: 'I don't see it happening'

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe said no one from the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay had approached her about the 2016 elections in …


House passes proposed BBL, 50-17

Video by Noy Morcoso

A clause was added to the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the last minute to allow at least 10 provinces outside the core …

U.S. House of Representatives

Close VP Binay aides elude arrest

The Senate’s sergeant at arms chief, Jose Balajadia (inset), said on Wednesday that teams from his office had failed to locate the people whom Senate …

Jejomar Binay

LOOK: VP gives away 'Binay' candies

Vice-President Jejomar Binay gives out Binay candies. Photo by Joey Taguba Yecyec, ABS-CBN News

DAVAO DEL NORTE - T-shirts, wheelchairs and candies …

Jejomar Binay

Veloso didn’t know she was carrying drugs, says alleged recruiter

‘SHE’S INNOCENT’ Ma. Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao, the alleged recruiters of Mary Jane Veloso, are handcuffed to each other during their …


Poe thumbs down tandem with Binay

MANILA -- Senator Grace Poe has thumbed down the idea of running with Vice President Jejomar Binay in the 2016 elections, citing their …

Jejomar Binay

PH likely target of cyber spying campaign?

MANILA, Philippines – A cyber espionage campaign targeting governments, businesses, and journalists across Southeast Asia, has been ongoing, …


House panel OKs resolution endorsing Arroyo house arrest

MANILA, Philippines – Voting 8-1, the committee on justice of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 19, approved the resolution endorsing the …


Valenzuela fire prompts Palace to call for review of occupational, fire safety laws

After over 70 people were killed in a factory fire in Valenzuela City last week, Malacañang on Tuesday called on Congress to revisit the country’s …

Fire Safety