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South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung scion in graft scandal

SEOUL -- In a departure from the leniency typically given to South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country's most valuable company, in an influence-peddling scandal

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Roque faces disbarment case from fellow Kabayan Partylist rep

THE Supreme Court (SC) was asked Monday to disbar Congressman Harry Roque for allegedly spreading lies and malicious allegations against his fellow Kabayan Partylist representative, Ron Salo.

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PNP chief claims Sta. Isabel 'protected by narco-general'

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Ronald Dela Rosa said Monday that the cop involved in the kidnapping of a Korean businessman in Angeles city, Pampanga was backed by a former police general.

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Philippines protests China's weapons installation on islands

MANILA -- An official said the Philippines has filed a low-key diplomatic protest with China after a US think tank reported that Beijing appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically

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SWS: 44% of Filipinos consider themselves poor

THE number of Filipinos who consider themselves poor remained steady during the first six months of the Duterte administration, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said on Monday.

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Duterte's talk with US ambassador 'very productive'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim had a "very productive" meeting at the sideline of the launching of the country's Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (Asean) chairmanship in Davao City, M

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Duterte urges for 'bayanihan' as PH assumes Asean chairmanship

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte called on Sunday the Filipinos to do their share for the Philippines' successful hosting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) this year.

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More freezing rain, temperatures expected for central US

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A third wave of sleet and drizzle could hit parts of the central US on the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr.

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