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Belmonte tells Binay: Face the Senate

MANILA - House Speaker Sonny Belmonte has joined calls for Vice President Jejomar Binay to face a Senate investigation on alleged corruption in Makati during his time as mayor.

PH gov't to demand custody over US Marine at right time: DOJ

MANILA - The Department of Justice (DOJ) is working on a position paper to insist on the custody of United States Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, the alleged killer of Filipino Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude.

Bangsamoro people only asking for 'a little love'

MANILA - The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said the success of Bangsamoro political entity and the realization of the Muslims’ identity rest on the “love” of the Filipino people.

Pacquiao underwhelms in winning pro ball debut

MANILA -- World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his pro basketball career in the Philippines on Sunday in a scoreless debut spent mostly as a cheerleader.

Reformist Pope Paul VI moves step away from sainthood

Pope Paul VI, who banned contraception but presided over Vatican reforms in the 1960s, moved one step away from sainthood on Sunday as Pope Francis beatified him.

Insider claims jueteng still rampant in Metro Manila

An anti-crime group raises fears government officials and police may be behind several jueteng operations in Metro Manila.

Pope faces key test with vote on divorcees, gays

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis was set to sort his allies from his enemies Saturday with a Vatican vote on a document drafted at the end of a fierce two-week debate over opening the Catholic Church's doors to remarried divorcees and gays.

The bloodstained trail of the Abu Sayyaf

MANILA - The Abu Sayyaf, who released two German hostages Friday after six months in captivity, is an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militant group blamed for the deadliest terror attacks in the Philippines.

Papal visits coincide with big PH events

Bago pa si Pope Francis, dalawang Santo Papa na ang nakarating sa Pilipinas: sina Pope Paul VI at Pope John Paul II.

Who owns alleged Binay estate in Batangas?

MANILA - The 350-hectare estate in Rosario, Batangas being linked to Vice President Jejomar Binay is not entirely owned by Sunchamp Real Estate Development Corp. as claimed by the corporation's owner, documents showed.