A year after filing 10K Ayuda Bill, Cayetano continues fight for direct aid

MANILA – Exactly a year after filing the 10K Ayuda Bill, former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday challenged his fellow lawmakers to prioritize bills intended to support the…


Southeast Asian leaders greet Biden victory

Leaders of Southeast Asian countries have congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on his winning the race for the White House.

WHO looks forward to work ‘very closely’ with Biden

The World Health Organization chief on Monday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, saying the WHO looks forward to working with their administration “very closely.”

Death toll in blast-hit Beirut rises to 177

BEIRUT – The death toll from last week’s massive explosion at Beirut port has risen to 177, Lebanese Health Minister Hassan Hamad said Thursday.

Biden, Harris come out swinging in first public remarks

WASHINGTON – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his recently announced running mate Kamala Harris came out swinging in their first public remarks Wednesday, vowing a tough battle for the White House in the months ahead.


40% of schools lack handwashing facilities: UN

GENEVA – As education institutions around the world seek to reopen, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief said Thursday that more than 40 percent of the world’s schools lack handwashing facilities, a major obstacle to reopening.

Northern Luzon

Training plane crashes in Alaminos City

ALAMINOS CITY – A two-seater fixed wing training plane crashed into a fish pond in Barangay Telbang, Alaminos City here at around 9:20 in the morning of Wednesday, December 15.…


DENR seizes over 4K board feet of illegal lumber

More than 4,000 board feet of premium hardwood lumber worth some PHP250,000 were seized Thursday by the joint anti-illegal logging operatives of the regional and provincial offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Pampanga and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Angeles City.


Grammy-nominated rapper shot dead in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Grammy-nominated US rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed Sunday afternoon after being shot in broad daylight outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles, according to local police. Hussle…



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