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OLCL for malls? Open late, close late

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will meet with mall owners on Friday to discuss the proposal to alter mall hours to reduce traffic congestion during the Christmas season.

Why Purisima needs to explain Batangas property

Senator Grace Poe wants PNP chief Alan Purisima to answer before the Senate allegations that he owns a property in Batangas. Poe also wants the Ombudsman to look into that property.

DOH naalarma sa dami ng mga maagang nabubuntis

Isa sa bawat 10 Filipina na edad 15 hanggang 19 ay nagbubuntis na o kaya naman ay isa nang ina. Ito ang resulta ng isang survey na ikinaalarma ngayon ng Department of Health.

Bilibid 'training ground' umano ng mga kriminal

Nagiging training ground ng mga kriminal ang New Bilibid Prison dahil na rin sa umano'y sabwatan ng mga tiwaling tauhan ng Bureau of Corrections at ilang maimpluwensyang preso.

Garin: I will step down if proven wrong

MANILA - Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin said she is willing to step down if it is proven she put public health at risk by going to the quarantine site for soldiers in Caballo Island.

Why PNoy is cool to idea of a 2nd term

SINGAPORE (UPDATED) - As if to emphasize that he is not out to seek another term, President Aquino spoke of the pitfalls of allowing a sitting president to run for a second term.

Sereno: Sea disputes warrant seeking US help for AFP

The need for the Philippines to seek the help of an ally, the United States, in improving the former's military capability amid the West Philippine Sea maritime dispute with China may well warrant the inking of the Philippine-US Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), according to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

Even Singapore PM interested in PNoy's successor

SINGAPORE - Even Singapore’s top leader is interested to know who President Benigno Aquino III’s successor would be.

Cayetano denies Senate hearings are 'overpriced'

MANILA - Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday slammed the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay over their alleged lies meant to discredit the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee's investigation into corruption allegations against the vice president.

VP Binay owns units in Makati condos: Mercado

MANILA (UPDATE) - An open secret. This is how former Vice-Mayor Ernesto Mercado described Vice President Jejomar Binay's alleged ownership of several condominium units in Makati, which he said is "payment" for the issuance of building and occupancy permits and delays in tax collection.