PNoy names new TESDA chief

MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III has named a replacement for former Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Joel Villanueva.

PWDs support Comelec's mall voting proposal

MANILA - A number of persons with disabilities (PWDs) expressed their support for the conduct of voting in malls for the 2016 polls during a public consultation of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) at the Palacio Del Gobernador Friday.

What Poe, Binay think of Duterte's presidential bid

The more the merrier for the 2016 presidential race.

PH to tribunal: China damaging disputed seas

MANILA - The Philippines presented two expert witnesses on security and marine resources on the third day of the hearing on the merits of its case against China before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands.

Only 4 of 90 Mamasapano clash suspects represented at DOJ probe

Only four out of the 90 individuals charged with direct assault with murder and theft over the Mamasapano encounter last January were represented by legal counsel during Friday's preliminary investigation hearing at the Department of Justice.

Poe camp: SET ruling 'extinguishes' election offense case

MANILA - The camp of Senator Grace Poe on Friday claimed the Senate Electoral Tribunal's (SET) ruling dismissing the disqualification case filed against her has effectively "extinguished" the election offense case she is facing before the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

LOOK: Duterte's COC for president

MANILA - Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Friday formalized his presidential bid by filing his certificate of candidacy (COC).

It's official: Duterte files COC for president

MANILA - Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for president shortly after he withdrew his COC for mayor, days after he announced his intent to seek the country's top post in the 2016 polls. 

Car experts invited to join probe on 'defective' Montero SUVs

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has sought the help of several car experts in investigating reports on faulty Mitsubishi Montero sport utility vehicles (SUVs).

Amending ammo law difficult without PNoy's support: solon

Antipolo Rep. Romeo Acop said Friday that the move to relax parts of the law penalizing individuals for bullet possession could face difficulties without the endorsement of President Benigno Aquino III.