Quezon City

Bank worker nabbed for P1 million party drugs

A 25-year-old bank employee was caught with nearly P1 million worth of party drugs in a sting by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives …

Philippines

Philippine leader says China wrong to police airspace over disputed sea

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said in a rare rebuke of Beijing he wants China to rethink its conduct in the South China Sea and that it has no right to repel foreign aircraft and boats passing by its artificial islands in the disputed waterway.<p>Duterte said he hoped China …

China

Quezon City gets P.5 million aid from Sara’s group

The regional party of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has turned over P500,000 to Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte to aid in the relief operations …

Philippines

MRT-7 Project Stalls—P600M Problem with a 33-Hectare Property Surfaces

There’s a financial storm brewing at the <b>MRT-7</b>‘s “project base camp.” Apparently, <b>San Miguel Corp. Mass Rail Transit 7, Inc. (SMC MRT7)</b>–the …

Philippines

Manila Water announces service interruptions in parts of Metro

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 14)</b> — There will be a temporary water service interruption in several parts of Metro Manila after Manila Water …

Philippines

Provincial bus ban on EDSA starts today

Provincial buses will no longer be allowed on certain portions of EDSA during rush hours starting today.

Philippines

Duterte: ‘I’m thinking of stepping down’

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he was thinking of stepping down from power. In a speech at Malacañang, Duterte admitted that he told the …

Asia

Who's who: A look at the candidates for chief justice

MANILA, Philippines — Five lawyers are in the running to be the country’s next top judge. On Thursday, they will face the Judicial and Bar Council to …

Judiciary

Duterte to step down only if ‘conditions are ripe’, right successor found — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to step down as Chief Executive only if the "conditions are ripe" and he sees someone fit to replace him, …

Asia

510 villages in Central Luzon, Pangasinan still flooded

Some 500 villages in Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan, Nueva Ecija and Pangasinan were still flooded on Tuesday, as heavy rains persisted in Central Luzon, …

Roads

General, 19 others in ‘ghost’ deals face court-martial

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque –PHOTO BY JOAN BONDOC<p>President Rodrigo Duterte has sacked 20 people, including colonels and a brigadier …

Court Martial

LOOK: What is the HOV traffic scheme?

Infographic by Pam Ramos, ABS-CBN News<p>Posted at Aug 14 2018 10:30 PM<p>Share<p>Save<p>The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme prohibits vehicles …

ABS-CBN

How do you solve Metro Manila’s flood problem?

Metro Manila's near "Ondoy" experience over the weekend shows just how difficult it has been for the government to solve the flood problem despite …

Asia

Palace: Maza may return to work

MANILA - Malacañang on Tuesday welcomed the junking of murder charges against National Anti-Poverty Commission convenor Liza Maza, saying the …

ABS-CBN

Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos forge 9-party alliance

A supercoalition is emerging as Hugpong ng Pagbabago, the regional party formed and chaired by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, has forged an alliance …

Asia

800,000 rice sacks languish at Subic port amid rains

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>The rainy weather has stalled the unloading of some 800,000 bags of imported government-subsidized rice at Subic Bay, …

Weather

Ex-army arrested for 2016 rape case

A retired army sergeant was arrested in Isabela Saturday over rape charges filed in 2016, a police report disclosed on Tuesday.<p>Police identified the …

Philippines

Police arrest brothers wanted for uncle’s murder

Two brothers said to be members of the New People's Army (NPA) were arrested in Quezon City on Sunday for reportedly killing their uncle. Chief Supt. …

Quezon

Lao family bankrolls P2-B idea hub in QC

The Lao family, controlling shareholder of D&L Industries, is investing around P2 billion to build a new state-of-the-art research hub in Quezon City …

Quezon

House: Stop privatization of public hospitals

The House of Representatives, under the leadership of new Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, is urging the Duterte administration to stop selling …

Health Care

Philippine floods kill 3, displaces 60,000

Three people have died and nearly 60,000 have been displaced by widespread floods in the Philippine capital and northern provinces over the weekend, …

Natural Disasters

2 dead, 1 missing in storm-enhanced habagat rains

MANILA - Two people died while another remains missing after the southwest monsoon or habagat, enhanced by tropical storm Karing, brought heavy rains …

Weather

LIVE List: Flooded areas on August 13

Heavy rains brought by Tropical Depression "Karding" caused flood along Elipitical road in Quezon City last Aug. 11, 2018.<p>LIVE List: Flooded areas on …

Weather

Sara Duterte’s Hugpong pledges P1M cash assistance to QC, Pampanga

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte with were Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, former First Lady Imelda Marcos. CATHY MIRANDA/INQUIRER.net<p>The Hugpong ng …

Asia

Sara Duterte quashes anew rumors of 2019 Senate bid

For the nth time on Monday, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio reiterated that she would not seek a Senate seat.<p>This even after her regional …

Asia

LOOK: Andrea Brillantes, mom rescued from floods with boat

Andrea Brillantes was among the many in Metro Manila stranded in the floods due to heavy rains yesterday, Aug. 11. She and her mom Belle found …

Floods

Fernando Sena, the art world’s silent mover

George Bernard Shaw's sour observation---that those who can, do and those who can't, teach---doesn't really hold water in the case of Fernando Sena. …

Quezon

3 MMDA constables figure in bar brawl

Three traffic constables of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) were taken into police custody after figuring in a brawl in a …

Quezon

Korean actor Lee Jong-suk to meet fans in PH

A post shared by 이종석 (@jongsuk0206) on Jul 3, 2018 at 8:00pm PDT<p>MANILA -- South Korean actor Lee Jong-suk is coming to Manila to meet with fans on …

ABS-CBN

Honeylet Avanceña: Breastfeeding is women empowerment

President Rodrigo Duterte’s common-law wife, Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, on Saturday made a pitch for breastfeeding, saying it was the biggest …

Women's News