Metro-Manila

3 Valenzuela schools suspend classes Tuesday

MANILA, Philippines - Three schools in Valenzuela have decided to suspend their classes on Tuesdau, July 24, because of rain and flooded streets and roads.

Scores hurt in SONA protests

MANILA, Philippines (1st UPDATE) - Dozens of police officers, protesters, and even members of media were injured when violence erupted Monday between militant groups and law enforcers securing President Benigno Aquino's 2012 State of the Nation Address.

Bounty for columnist’s shooter raised to P200-K

MANILA, Philippines –  A bounty to capture those behind Saturday's ambush on former Philippine Tourism Authority (PTA) chief Nixon Cua has been raised to P200,000.

Japanese on shooting spree over unpaid loans

MANILA, Philippines – A Japanese national went on a shooting spree in Marikina and San Mateo, Rizal Sunday night after several of his debtors failed to settle their loans.

Militants decry snub of rally application

MANILA, Philippines – Left-wing militant umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) on Monday scored the Aquino administration and the Quezon City government for ignoring its rally permit application for today’s State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Jeepney robber killed in Manila

MANILA, Philippines  A suspected robber was shot dead in Manila Sunday night.

Cameraman hurt as violence erupts in anti-SONA rally

MANILA, Philippines – An assistant cameraman was injured after violence erupted between militant groups and policemen along Commonwealth Avenue on Monday morning.

SONA protesters try to breach police barricade

Policemen have set up barricades along Commonwealth Avenue as protesters arrived in the area for the third State of the Nation Address of President Aquino.