• Fan keeps miniatures of Gilas Pilipinas team
    Basketball figure collector Markdwin Cheng shows the Gilas Pilipinas miniature basketball team at his house in Manila on Friday. The Philippine team is set to start its campaign on Saturday at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, after missing the tournament for 35 years.

  • PNoy checks infrastructure projects in Mindoro
    President Aquino (3rd right) sits with some Cabinet members and local officials during a briefing on infrastructure projects in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro on Friday. Aquino is scheduled to fly back immediately to attend to the issue of Filipino peacekeepers in Syria.

  • Syrian rebels in Golan Heights
    Armed men, reportedly rebel fighters, stand in the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, at the Quneitra border crossing, on Friday. Around 75 Filipino peacekeepers who refuse to surrender their firearms to rebels are defending two posts in the Syrian side and are prepared to fight back.

  • Philippine peacekeepers face rebels in Syria
    Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Major General Domingo Tutaan (left) and Colonel Roberto Ancan, commanding officer of the peacekeeping operations center, point to a map of the Golan Heights where Philippine peacekeepers are in a stand off with Syrian rebels.

  • No traffic enforcer managing flow on Q.C. road
    Construction on both sides of Tomas Morato in Quezon City have led to traffic extending on both ends, from E. Rodriguez Avenue to Timog Avenue during rush hours, and yet no single traffic enforcer is present in the area on Friday. The area is not under their jurisdiction, according to the MMDA. 

Trapped peacekeepers ready to use 'deadly force'

MANILA - Seventy-five Filipino members of a UN peacekeeping force besieged by Syrian rebels on the Golan Heights are ready to use "deadly force" to defend themselves, their commander in Manila said Friday.
Trapped peacekeepers ready to use 'deadly force'

VP Binay rejects challenge to face Senate

MANILA - Vice President Jejomar Binay rejected the challenge of Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for him to attend the Senate probe into the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall Building 2.
VP Binay rejects challenge to face Senate

Enzo Pastor knew of wife's affair, police say

Slain race car driver Enzo Pastor was aware that his wife Dahlia was having an affair, police said on Thursday. A family friend also confirmed the alleged affair between Pastor's wife and the alleged brains behind the murder.
Enzo Pastor knew of wife's affair, police say


Palace to NY Times: PNoy only explained DAP
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How Kuya Kim almost died twice

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Enrile wants new book published only after death

Katrina Ponce-Enrile says her father, Senator Juan Ponce-Enrile, is writing another book while in detention at Camp Crame.
Posted 6 hours ago

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Why some of the richest Pinoys are not among top taxpayers

Forbes magazine recently released its list of the 50 richest Filipinos for 2014, but not all these tycoons are among the country’s top taxpayers.
Posted 9 hours ago

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Daniel on Heart: I knew we'd never get back together

While it came to him as a surprise, Daniel Matsunaga was not hurt to find out that Heart Evangelista had just been engaged, saying he has long accepted there was no longer a chance for them as a couple.
Posted 14 hours ago

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Pinoy basketball in the 1970s: A look back

Before we start cheering for Gilas Pilipinas at this year's FIBA World Cup, let's take look back at an era in Philippine basketball when the country last competed in the world championships.
Posted 18 hours ago

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Why politicians need to take 'MRT Challenge'

Politicians should ride the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) to understand how ordinary Filipino commuters feel, a former Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner said.
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Issued at 5:00 p.m., 29 August 2014

At 4:00 PM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 140 km North of Puerto Princesa City (11.0ºN 118.9ºE).


WATCH: Viral video of student singing 'Through the Fire'

A student in Davao City is making waves in social media after her rendition of the Chaka Khan classic "Through The Fire" went viral on YouTube.


Israeli troops monitor border after militants seize peacekeepers

Israeli soldiers were seen monitoring along the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday after the United Nations said militants fighting the Syrian army detained 43 United Nations peacekeepers and trapped another 81 in the region.

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Pinoy wanted in Malaysia over 'nude games'

A Malaysian court sent six men to jail for a month on Thursday and will try four other people over a nudist gathering that triggered outrage in the Muslim-majority country, a defense lawyer said.

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SOCO: Martial arts red belter murdered in home

Crisanto Tolentino was just a teenager when he learned martial arts. He joined various competitions until he became a red belter.

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