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Heart attack, stroke still No. 1 killer in country - Health group

MANILA (Updated) -- Medical doctors say cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the number one killer both locally and globally.

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MMDA launches new 'shake drill' website

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) launched Monday a new website for its earthquake-mitigation project ahead of the second metro-wide shake drill happening on June 22.

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54 Moro bandits killed in Lanao del Sur

MANILA -- Philippine officials said days of intense military operations have killed 54 Moro bandits from a largely unknown group that authorities said have ties with Islamic extremists from Indonesia and have carried out beheadings apparently infl

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Congress proclaims Duterte, Robredo as president, VP

MANILA (Updated) -- The Congress convened Monday to proclaim Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo as president-elect and vice president-elect, respectively.

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PLDT, Globe purchase San Miguel telco

MANILA -- Some 85 megahertz radio frequency will be returned to the government after the country’s telecommunication players, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) Co.

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Body wrapped in garbage bag, packaging tape found

A DEAD man, whose body was placed inside a black garbage bag and wrapped with a packaging tape, was found in Barangay Balud, San Fernando, in southern Cebu, around 4 a.m. Monday, May 30.

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Woman fails to save friend in Australian crocodile attack

BRISBANE, Australia — A woman struggled in vain to drag her friend from a crocodile's jaws off a northeast Australian beach, police said on Monday.

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