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SALN: Jardeleza richest SC justice; Leonen poorest

ASSOCIATE Justice Francis Jardaleza is the richest magistrate of the Supreme Court with a net worth of P249 million as his wealth jumped from P244 million in 2014.

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Village where children climb cliffside ladder may get stairs

BEIJING — A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.

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G-7 leaders express concern over South China Sea, urge peace

SHIMA, Japan -- The leaders of the Group of Seven countries expressed concern Friday over China's increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China seas, renewing their warnings against one-sided attempts to change the situation, and emp

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Calabarzon house helpers get pay increase

HOUSEHOLD service workers (HSWs) in Calabarzon are now entitled to more pay after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) – 4A approved their wage increase.

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DOH chief backs death penalty for drug pushers

NO LESS than the head of the Department of Health (DOH) has expressed support to the plan of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte to revive the death penalty in the country.

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Coast Guard intercepts Chinese 'poachers' anew in Cagayan

MEMBERS of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) have intercepted and arrested anew suspected Chinese poachers in the waters near Camiguin Island in Cagayan province.

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Australia eyes direct Manila-Adelaide flights

MANILA -- An Australian official is eyeing to have direct flights between Manila and Adelaide which will open more opportunities in tourism, education and business for the Philippines and Australia.

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Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life

CAMBRIDGE — In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class during a commencement address Thursday.

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