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Government extends National Greening Program until 2028

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has issued an executive order expanding the coverage of the government’s National Greening Program.

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'China deprives Philippines fishing, exploration rights in West Philippine Sea'

THE Philippines branded as "flagrant and persistent" China's violations in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), depriving the Filipinos of the fishing and exploration rights.

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Senate to pass gov't pay hike, BBL, Customs modernization bill before year ends

SENATORS will try to pass the proposed salary hike for state workers, the Bangsamoro Basic Law and customs modernization bill before Congress goes on a Christmas break starting December 19, Senate President Franklin Drilon said Thursday.

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Pope: Christian-Muslim dialogue 'essential' for peace

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya recently, saying religio

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Actor Paul Walker's father sues Porsche over fatal crash

LOS ANGELES -- Paul Walker's father sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death Wednesday over the 2013 accident that killed the "Fast & Furious" star.

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2 trekkers return; Kanlaon alert still up

BACOLOD CITY -- The Polish trekker and her local guide who were earlier reported missing in Mount Kanlaon in Negros Island have safely returned to Barangay Minoyan in Murcia town around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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