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NPA rebels ambush Surigao cops; no one hurt

SUSPECTED members of the New People’s Army (NPA) ambushed on Sunday members of the Surigao Del Norte Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC), a police official said Monday.

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Associate justices cite Sereno's 'irregularities'

ASSOCIATE justices of the Supreme Court cited on Monday, December 11, instances where Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno did not follow the court's internal rules.

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Duterte asks Congress for 1-year extension of martial law

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has formally asked Congress to further extend martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao for one year.

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Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

CHICAGO -- The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major US exchange.

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Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate change solutions

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to combat climate change.

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South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list Monday in a largely symbolic move that is part of efforts to cut off funding for the North's weapons programs.

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Oladipo scores career-high 47 points in a thriller

VIKTOR Oladipo and the Indiana Pacers survived an intense game against the Denver Nuggets in overtime, 126-116.

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Ex-convict shot dead in San Remigio

AN EX-CONVICT was shot dead by an unidentified assailant while he was singing inside his house on Sunday night, December 9, in Purok Gumamela, San Remigio, Cebu.

The fatality, George Mision, was hit in the forehead.

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