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  • Giant crocodile captured in Palawan
    Residents look at a crocodile captured in Barangay Rio Tuba in Bataraza, Palawan on Wednesday. Initial studies put the length of the crocodile at 16.3 feet. The largest crocodile ever to have been captured was Lolong in Agusan del Sur, who measured 20 feet 3 inches. Lolong died in captivity in February 2013. 

  • NPA rebels free policemen
    Interior Secretary Mar Roxas (left) returns the salute of 4 policemen who were released by the New People's Army from captivity in Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte. The policemen were abducted by the communist rebels last July 10 and were freed on Tuesday.

  • Pope Francis to visit Philippines
    A portrait of Pope Francis is flanked by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle (left) and Papal nuncio Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto (right) as they officially announce on Tuesday the visit of the pope to the Philippines from January 15 to 19, 2015. The pope will visit Tacloban in the same trip.

  • EC urges peaceful resolution of sea dispute
    European Commission (EC) high representative for foreign affairs, Catherine Ashton (right), shakes hands with Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario during a call in Manila on Tuesday. Ashton urged for the peaceful resolution of the maritime dispute in the West Philippine Sea.

  • Eid ul-Fitr in India
    Indian Muslims shop ahead of Eid ul-Fitr in the old city section of Hyderabad in India on Monday. Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which followers were required to abstain from food, drink, and sex from dawn to dusk.

Mike Arroyo on destabilization plot: Trillanes is rumor-mongering

MANILA - When President Aquino delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, he may have already implied a destabilization plot or a threat to his life.
Mike Arroyo on destabilization plot: Trillanes is rumor-mongering

Hungry families drop to 3.6-M in 2nd quarter: SWS

MANILA – An estimated 3.6 million families claimed to have experienced having nothing to eat in the past three months, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey said.
Hungry families drop to 3.6-M in 2nd quarter: SWS

Pope Francis' visit set January 15 to 19

MANILA (UPDATED) - Roman Catholic church leaders announced on Tuesday that Pope Francis will visit the Philippines on January 15 to 19 next year.
Pope Francis' visit set January 15 to 19

FOCUS

Jeepney barker turned BPO supervisor gets SONA mention

By Danny Dangcalan, The Philippine Star
Posted 5 hours ago

Palace to submit post-DAP budget

By Jess Diaz, The Philippine Star
Posted 10 hours ago

Ballsy on brother PNoy: Bugbog na bugbog na siya

by Kathlyn dela Cruz, ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted 17 hours ago

Nation RSS

Military trucks spotted on EDSA; AFP allays destab fears

MANILA -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday allayed fears of a destabilization plot against the government after about five military trucks and armored personnel carriers (APCs) were spotted along EDSA.
Posted 1 hour ago

Business RSS

Business groups to PNoy: Don't let up on reforms

Local and foreign business groups urged President Benigno Aquino not to let up on key business and policy initiatives to maintain the economy's growth momentum.  
Posted 1 hour ago

Sports RSS

Gilas in Miami to train for FIBA World Cup

MIAMI, Florida – The Philippine men's national basketball team are honing their skills in Miami, Florida ahead of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this August and the Asian Games in Incheon, Korea in September.  
Posted 3 hours ago

Metro RSS

1 hurt as trailer truck rams post in QC

MANILA – A man was seriously injured after a 40-foot trailer truck rammed a concrete post and then turned on its side along San Mateo-IBP Road in Quezon City on Wednesday morning.
Posted 3 hours ago

Global Filipino RSS

Fil-Am swept to sea while saving friends

CALIFORNIA - Authorities have stopped searches for 18-year-old Filipino-American Paul Alimoren’s body in the waters off Ocean Shores in Washington.
Posted 5 hours ago

Issued at 5:00 a.m., 29 July 2014

At 4:00 am today, the center of Tropical Depression "Inday" was estimated based on all available data at 610 km East Southeast of Basco, Batanes (19.3ºN, 128.5ºE) with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 19 kph.

Regions

Doctor killed in Cavite; robbery eyed

MANILA – A doctor was found dead in Cavite on Monday, and investigators are considering robbery as the motive behind the killing.

World

EU, US announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Classified Odd

Why Chinese officials built rectangular running track

Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors, state media reported Tuesday.

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