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Aquino doubts Binay as man to beat in 2016 polls

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III doesn't believe that Vice President Jejomar Binay is still the man to beat in 2016 presidential elections.

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Senate extends to 20 years prescriptive period for graft cases

THE Senate passed on third and final reading Monday a bill amending the Anti-Graft and Practices Act by extending the prescriptive period for graft cases from 15 to 20 years.

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Aquino ready to dialogue with senators on BBL

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Monday that he is willing to face the senators to explain the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) if they want to.

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Cebu Province now under state of calamity

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has placed the entire province under a state of calamity due to the prolonged dry spell.

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Aquino: Roxas tops list of presidential bets

MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II is still the administration's top choice for presidential candidate.

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Aquino: Philippines to fly usual routes over disputed reefs

MANILA (Updated) — Philippine planes will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, defying China's challenges to its planes and those of the United States, the country's president said Monday.

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LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks 114-111 in overtime on Sunday

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Probers: Welding works cause deadly factory fire

MANILA -- Authorities have concluded that the welding job that was carried out close to inflammable materials sparked the fire at a Valenzuela City slipper factory that killed at least 72 people on May 13.

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