Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte deals in hundreds of millions of pesos, records of his bank transactions show.
SAN FRANCISCO -- And now they are down to nine. This is the sad reality facing the number of surviving Filipino World War II (WWII) veterans who were able to attend the recent Prisoners of War Day.
Saragani Rep. and senatorial hopeful Manny Pacquiao said he was not alarmed by reports that the Abu Sayyaf group has planned to take him hostage to attract the attention of the Islamic State (IS).
WASHINGTON - Once a year, the US president attends a party he can’t avoid and is asked to make Washington laugh. When Barack Obama steps onto the stage of the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on Saturday, April 30, he will carry out that ritual for the eighth and final time.
ATLANTA -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” drew intense backlash Wednesday, April 27, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media.
BEIJING -- China has exported military drones to more than 10 countries in deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and plans to sell unmanned craft capable of launching laser-guided bombs, state-run media said Thursday, April 21.
Months before Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded retired Canadian mining executive John Ridsdel in the tropical jungles of the southern Philippines, they showed him pleading for life in a video with three other hostages that demanded a record-high ransom.
DAVAO CITY -- There’s an eerie feeling one gets while walking inside what was once a former jail facility at Camp Domingo Leonor here, the site of the bloody 1989 hostage-taking that was brought to national attention anew by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s “gutter” remarks during a campaign sortie by the presidential candidate.
For the longest time, the Philippines has been losing Filipinos “by default” in search of greener pastures abroad. But less than two weeks before a major crossroad that is the May presidential election, millions of overseas Filipino workers can’t help but feel hopeful of better things to come.
Around 6,000 voting centers in the country are not covered by transmission signals of the major telecommunication companies that will be needed for the electronic relay of the results on Election Day.