Monthly Archives: November 2015

Spurned by Duterte, Marcos goes back to Santiago

MANILA — The Santiago-Marcos tandem in 2016 is still on. Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Saturday defended his reported attempts to partner with Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte despite Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s

Chinese enter PH waters, search for ship’s missing crew

MANILA – Two Chinese vessels backed by two airplanes entered Philippine waters over the weekend to join search and rescue operations for 11 crewmen of a Chinese cargo ship that sank off

Philippines rests case in sea row

MANILA – The Philippines has concluded its legal arguments against China before an international arbitral court, saying it is entrusting its fate to a court that it believes will uphold the rule

Leni disagrees with Mar: Traffic not a sign of progress

MANILA – Unlike Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas, his running mate Leni Robredo does not believe that traffic is a sign of progress. “I don’t know about that – the more progressive

Iglesia collections stashed in Cayman?

MANILA – Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) members in the United States were asked to bring $100 bills for their offerings, a former head of the church’s foreign mission said as he confirmed

Graft case vs PPA execs sought over ‘rice smuggling’ at ports

MANILA — An anti-corruption group has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to prosecute Philippine Ports Authority officials for the alleged rampant smuggling of rice at private transhipment terminals in the Port