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Chinese faces sex trafficking charges

A CHINESE national will be charged on Thursday, December 14, for his alleged involvement in sex trafficking of two 14-year-old girls who are both eighth graders in a Mandaue City school.

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'Urduja' changes course; Eastern Samar under signal no. 1

THE state weather bureau has placed Eastern Samar province on Wednesday under Tropical Storm Warning Signal Number 1 as Tropical Depression Urduja slightly changed its course while moving closer to Sorsogon-Northern Samar area.

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Impeach complaint filed against Ombudsman

COMPLAINANTS led by Congressman Jacinto Paras and Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) filed on Wednesday, December 13, an impeachment case against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales.

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Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside."

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Dela Rosa on Bucor post: 'Who am I to refuse?'

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Ronald dela Rosa said Wednesday he did not have second thoughts on accepting President Rodrigo Duterte's offer for him to head the Bureau of Corrections (Bucor).

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New drug unit to undergo human rights seminar

THE operatives who will compose the reactivated Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will undergo human rights seminars, a police official said.

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Alleged IS recruiter charged in court

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed inciting to rebellion charges in court against Karen Hamidon, widow of a slain Islamist militant leader, for allegedly using social media to recruit fighters to aid Maute rebels in Marawi City.

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Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin

NEW YORK -- Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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