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Grace Poe asked: Kaya mo ba o hindi?

MANILA - Is Senator Grace Poe mentally prepared for the presidency in 2016?

'Cha-cha bill has good chance of passing at Senate'

Senator Sergio Osmeña III believes the House bill proposing changes to economic provisions of the Constitution has a good chance of passing at the Senate.

Intel chief, pinag-inspeksyon ni Lina ng kubeta

Nasangkot sa mga kuwestyunableng transaksyon ang ilang kumpanya na pag-aari ni Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina noong hindi pa siya nakaupo bilang hepe ng Customs.

Japan, Philippines to deepen ties as China asserts sea claims

TOKYO/MANILA - Japan and the Philippines are set to bolster security ties when President Benigno Aquino visits Tokyo next week, the latest move by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to beef up cooperation with Southeast Asian nations facing China's growing naval ambitions.

And the richest Aquino Cabinet member is...

MANILA - Who is the richest member of the Aquino Cabinet?

Philippine, Vietnamese troops play soccer and sing on disputed island

MANILA (UPDATE) - Vietnamese and Philippine troops played soccer and sang karaoke on a South China Sea island on Wednesday in a sign of the growing security ties between the two Southeast Asian nations most at odds with Beijing over the contested waterway.

How people should prepare for the 'Big One'

MANILA - "Ano ang matibay na bahay?" Everyone, including children, should be able to answer this question, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) director Renato Solidum.

Ex-CJ Puno: National crisis looms over BBL

IN THE WAKE of the many discordant voices over the proposed law meant to bring peace to Muslim Mindanao, retired Chief Justice Reynato Puno is coming forward urging amendments to the 1987 Constitution.

Tony Meloto: I was not prepared for the massive bashing

MANILA - Gawad Kalinga Founder Tony Meloto said he is deeply hurt by all the criticisms and bashing that he received after giving a speech at a university in Hawaii, which he said was taken out of context.

British school student's suicide overshadows Senate hearing

MANILA (UPDATED) -- Senators on Tuesday demanded answers from officials of British School Manila (BSM) on the suicide of a student last February, one of them turning emotional after hearing the story from the student's mother.