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'Helen' intensifies, poses threat to Batanes-Taiwan area

MANILA -- Typhoon Helen has intensified as it moves towards the Batanes-Taiwan area, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Sunday.

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Pescos, Sorongon rule 40th Milo Marathon Cebu Leg

RAFAEL Pescos and Ruffa Sorongon won the men’s and women’s 21-kilometer race in the 40th Milo Marathon Cebu Leg, which started in front of Cebu Normal University and ended at Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC).

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Suspect in deadly Washington state mall shooting captured

BURLINGTON, Wash. — The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said Saturday.

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Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name

NEW YORK — Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product.

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Yasay to UN: Rights respected amid drug crackdown

UNITED NATIONS — Despite growing international criticism of his government's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines top diplomat told world leaders Saturday that the rule of law governs the campaign to eradicate the illicit substances,

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US, PHL marine units to participate in landing exercise

MANILA -- US marines and sailors from the US Marine Expeditionary Brigade and the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike will be participating in the 33rd Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) which will take place in various locations i

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