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 2019-10-14 03:46 

Manila Bulletin

LRT-2 could resume full operations by December...

The Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) could resume full operations by December....

 2019-10-14 03:36 

Manila Bulletin

House processes 220 measures in 20 session days...

True to its commitment to deliver President Duterte's legislative agenda, the House of Representatives has processed a total of 220 measures, or an average of 11 measures a day, in 20 session days, House Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez...

 2019-10-14 03:17 

Philippine Star

Commute challenge won't solve transport problem DOJ chief...

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra is not inclined to take on a lawmaker's commute challenge requiring government officials to use public transportation on Mondays, saying it would only add to the problems of regular commuters. by Evelyn Macairan...

 2019-10-14 03:17 

Philippine Star

Government to pay more for ASF hog deaths...

The government is increasing the indemnity for raisers whose pigs are culled amid the outbreak of African swine fever in the country. by Louise Maureen Simeon...

 2019-10-14 03:08 

Manila Bulletin

Thousands join protest called by Haiti's art community...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— Thousands of Haitians joined a protest in the capital Sunday called by the art community to demand President Jovenel Mose resign, increasing pressure on the embattled leader after nearly a month of marches that have shuttered ...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

Manila Bulletin

No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show...

HAMPTON, Ga.— The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States....

 2019-10-14 02:55 

Manila Bulletin

Ecuador clashes rage despite military-backed curfew...

QUITO - Ecuadorean police battled masked men who launched homemade projectiles at them in downtown Quito on Sunday, as protesters defied a curfew that was imposed by President Lenin Moreno in a bid to quell anti-austerity unrest....

 2019-10-14 02:51 

Cebu Daily News

BREAKING: Albayalde steps down as PNP chief...

MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde stepped down from his post on Monday, as the investigation on alleged drug recycling in Pampanga province in 2013 further heats up. "After careful though...

 2019-10-14 02:51 

Manila Bulletin

Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest...

HONG KONG - Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan a rally on Monday evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with tear gas and rubber bullets, as violence in the Chinese-ruled city shows no signs of l...

 2019-10-14 02:50 

Philippine Star

Korean Coast Guard ship in Manila for goodwill visit...

A Korea Coast Guard ship arrived at South Harbor, Port Area in Manila Monday morning for a five-day goodwill visit....

 2019-10-14 02:47 

Manila Bulletin

As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey...

WASHINGTON- President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally Turkey....

 2019-10-14 02:46 

ABS-CBN

Albayalde to enjoy full retirement benefits: DILG chief...

General Oscar Albayalde will enjoy his full retirement benefits after he stepped down as head of the Philippine National Police due to allegations that he protected his subordinates accused of recycling seized narcotics, Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao said...

 2019-10-14 02:30 

Philippine Star

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 reasons why soymilk is good for you...

Here are 5 reasons why soymilk is the best for your health as a milk alternative....

 2019-10-14 02:26 

ABS-CBN

Duterte not aware of PH police chief's plan to relinquish post, says Panelo...

Duterte spokesman Salvador Panelo says Malacanang had no hand in Gen. Oscar Albayalde's decision to relinquish his post....

 2019-10-14 02:26 

Cebu Daily News

Celtics, Zion remain sizzling to start preseason...

Preseason numbers often mean almost nothing. Rotations are unusual, starters rarely play much, and few if any teams are putting a premium on winning games. As such, it's tough to glean much from exhibition stats. But what the Boston Celtics and New Or...

 2019-10-14 02:22 

Philippine Star

Albayalde goes on 'non-duty' leave...

Embattled Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde has opted to go on "non-duty status" effective today, two weeks before he formally turns over leadership of the 190,000-strong police force. by Cecille Suerte Felipe,Emmanuel Tupas...

 2019-10-14 02:21 

ABS-CBN

How affordable housing can help solve Metro Manila's traffic problem...

In this edition of #MattersOfFact, congestion charges, affordable housing, and more elevated walkways. These are the suggestions of urban planner Felino Palafox Jr. on how Metro Manila could possibly solve its traffic problem. Palafox says traffic managem...

 2019-10-14 02:19 

Manila Bulletin

Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in Mexico...

Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America found themselves corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico on Sunday after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States....

 2019-10-14 02:19 

Manila Bulletin

Kremlin relishes US pullback from Syria, turmoil in Ukraine...

From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests....

 2019-10-14 02:18 

Manila Bulletin

Ambassador to testify no quid pro quo assurance was Trump's...

A US ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his...

 2019-10-14 02:18 

Cebu Daily News

Gamboa appointed as office-in-charge of PNP...

MANILA, Philippines — Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa, deputy chief for administration of the Philippine National Police (PNP), was appointed on Monday as officer-in-charge of the police force as Gen. Oscar Albayalde relinquished his post as PNP chief. The a...

 2019-10-14 02:16 

Philippine Star

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35...

More than 110,000 rescuers, including 31,000 troops, worked through the night and into Monday, a national holiday, searching for people trapped by the disaster. by Shingo Ito,Sara Hussein...

 2019-10-14 02:11 

Manila Bulletin

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs...

Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste....

 2019-10-14 02:09 

Manila Bulletin

In or out? Court case on job bias casts pall on LGBT fests...

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law....

 2019-10-14 02:07 

ABS-CBN

Albayalde 'mistah' takes over as PNP OIC...

A classmate of General Oscar Albayalde at the Philippine Military Academy on Monday assumed the position of Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge after the top cop stepped down from his post ahead of his mandatory retirement....

 2019-10-14 01:56 

ABS-CBN

Panelo defends 'wake up early' remark after commute challenge...

"It was not an offensive statement, it was, in fact, praising the creativity of Filipinos."...

 2019-10-14 01:53 

ABS-CBN

Cable car use 'feasible' to ease Metro Manila traffic woes: urban planner...

The use of cable cars as a mode of transportation in Metro Manila to ease traffic congestion is "feasible," an urban planner and architect said Monday....

 2019-10-14 01:50 

Manila Bulletin

Pope elevates British convert Newman to sainthood...

Pope Francis created five new saints on Sunday, including Britain's Cardinal John Henry Newman -- one of the Catholic Church's most renowned converts -- and a nun dubbed the "Mother Teresa of Brazil."...

 2019-10-14 01:49 

Manila Bulletin

No sign of Brexit breakthrough with time running out...

British and European negotiators on Sunday played down hopes of a rapid breakthrough in their last-ditch bid to strike an amicable Brexit divorce deal....

 2019-10-14 01:45 

Manila Bulletin

Trudeau continues campaign after threats to his safety...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he plans to continue campaigning as normal after wearing body armor the night before, a move the CBC reported was due to threats to his security....

 2019-10-14 01:42 

Manila Bulletin

4.1-magnitude quake jolts Zamboanga Del Sur...

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Zamboanga Del Sur Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported....

 2019-10-14 01:42 

Manila Bulletin

India tightens security clampdown ahead of divisive temple ruling...

Authorities have tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian flashpoint city of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ruling over the disputed site fiercely contested between Hindus and Muslims....

 2019-10-14 01:40 

Manila Bulletin

US presidential hopeful Sanders seeks to shrug off heart attack...

US Senator Bernie Sanders may be 78 and recovering from a heart attack, but he is determined to prove he has lost none of his appetite for political battle ahead of elections next year....

 2019-10-14 01:38 

Manila Bulletin

Gamboa is PNP's OIC...

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano said Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa will be the Officer-In-Charge of the PNP until President Duterte appoints Albayalde's successor....

 2019-10-14 01:35 

Cebu Daily News

'Joker' tops box office again, beats 'Addams Family'...

LOS ANGELES — The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams F...

 2019-10-14 01:30 

Manila Bulletin

Fire hits residential area in Manila...

A fire broke out at a residential area along General Luna Street in Paco, Manila Monday morning....

 2019-10-14 01:26 

ABS-CBN

LRT-2 full operations eyed to resume in 2 to 3 months...

Full operations of the LRT-2 may be restored in 2 to 3 months, the Light Rail Transit Authority said Monday....

 2019-10-14 01:25 

Cebu Daily News

One dead in vehicular accident at SRP...

Cebu City, Philippines—A 26-year-old man died on the spot after a white sedan crashed into the motorcycle he was driving along the Cebu South Coastal Road of the South Road Properties in Talisay City, Cebu, around 6 a.m. on Monday morning, October 1...

 2019-10-14 01:23 

ABS-CBN

Magnitude 4.1 quake strikes off Zamboanga del Sur...

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck off Zamboanga del Sur on Monday, Phivolcs said....

 2019-10-14 00:48 

Manila Bulletin

Feast of Saint Teresa of Avila...

Feast masses, novenas, processions, and other commemorative rites will be held in many parts of the country on Tuesday, October 15, in celebration of the Feast of Santa Teresa of Avila, the first woman Doctor of the Church, and one of the most popular sai...

 2019-10-14 00:47 

Manila Bulletin

Solon pushes splitting of Iloilo City into two congressional districts...

ILOILO CITY — A neophyte lady lawmaker is pushing to split this city into two congressional districts....

 2019-10-14 00:31 

Manila Bulletin

Pentagon chief vows to cooperate with impeachment probe...

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the Pentagon would cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry -- in an apparent break with President Donald Trump's policy to thwart the probe....

 2019-10-14 00:29 

Manila Bulletin

Nobel season wraps up with Economics Prize...

This year's Nobel season has only honoured one woman -- Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature -- with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence....

 2019-10-14 00:28 

Manila Bulletin

Mortar fire hits Somali airport zone, wounds 9...

Mortar fire on the zone around Mogadishu airport wounded nine people Sunday, including staff at the African Union and UN missions located there, Somali police and UN sources said....

 2019-10-14 00:27 

Manila Bulletin

Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish offensive in Syria...

The leaders of France and Germany called Sunday for an end to Turkey's offensive against Kurds in northern Syria, warning of dire humanitarian consequences and a boost for the Islamic State group....

 2019-10-14 00:27 

Manila Bulletin

China's Xi promises aid, development in Nepal visit...

China and Nepal hailed the "beginning of a new era" in relations Sunday as President Xi Jinping ended his visit with promises of a railway and tunnel connecting the two countries....

 2019-10-14 00:21 

Manila Bulletin

Russia bombed four Syria hospitals in 12 hours: report...

Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday....

 2019-10-14 00:18 

Manila Bulletin

P47-million Super Lotto jackpot bagged by lone bettor...

The P47-million jackpot of Super Lotto 6/49 was won by a lone bettor during Sunday night's draw....

 2019-10-14 00:14 

Manila Bulletin

Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan...

Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours Monday to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon that has killed up to 35, officials and local media said....

 2019-10-14 00:09 

Manila Bulletin

DA increases indemnity payment for pigs culled due to ASF...

From a compensation of only P3,000 per pig, local backyard raisers will now be paid P5,000 for each pig the Department of Agriculture (DA) will cull to prevent the deadly African Swine Fever (ASF) from spreading in certain areas....

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