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Gisela’s sis to join divers in search

MIKAY Bendong, one of the sisters of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel had been experiencing sleepless nights because of what happened to her sister.

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Police name uncle suspect in slay of call center agent

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) named Sherwin “Jingle” Velasquez a suspect in the slay of 24-year-old call center agent and model Aireen Adolfo in Barangay Pulangbato.

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No monkeying around: Court weighs if animal owns its selfies

SAN FRANCISCO -- A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button was back in the spotlight Wednesday as a federal appeals court heard arguments on whether an animal can hold a copyright to selfie photos.

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Billions of people lack safe water, proper sanitation facilities

UNITED NATIONS -- A newly released report of the United Nations agencies has warned that billions of people around the world lack safe water and proper sanitation facilities.

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US House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules

WASHINGTON -- A House panel is again trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules.

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123 students hospitalized after taking folic acid

A TOTAL of 123 students from Lawigan National High School in Mati City who were told to take a tablet of folic acid were rushed to a hospital after complaining of stomach pain and dizziness.

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Minda exec's wife: Proposed Muslim-only ID is 'discriminating'

TALKS about a proposal for a Muslim-only ID as an act to counter terrorism and aid national security measures have been circulating, following the Marawi siege.

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News outlets seek to negotiate with Google, Facebook on ads

NEW YORK -- News outlets are seeking permission from Congress for the right to negotiate jointly with Google and Facebook, two companies that dominate online advertising and online news traffic.

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