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  • PNoy meets French PM
    President Aquino (left) shares a light moment with French President Francois Hollande during their joint press statement at the Palais de L’Elysee in Paris on Wednesday. Aquino continued his European sojourn after visiting Spain and Belgium. He will next proceed to Germany.

  • Workers restore power lines in Benguet
    Workers from a local power utility firm work on restoring power lines amid fog along the National Road in Tuba, Benguet on Wednesday. The power lines were downed by strong winds at the height of Typhoon Luis while it swept across Northern Luzon last weekend.

  •  Animal rights activists against dolphin show
    Animal rights activists rally in front of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) headquarters in Quezon City on Wednesday to ask the agency to revoke the order the closure of the Ocean Adventure, a marine park in Subic, Zambales which features dolphins in one of its shows. Photo by Manny Palmero for ABS-CBNnews.com

  •  Lava flows from active Mayon Volcano
    Lava flows from the crater of Mayon Volcano as seen from Legazpi City in Albay province in the early morning hours of Wednesday. Mayon's volcanic activity has prompted authorities to evacuate thousands ahead of a possible deadly eruption. Photo by Charism Sayat, AFP

  •  Eking out a living from scraps
    A child looks for metal scraps among cables on a barge in Manila on Tuesday. Poverty remains prevalent even as the economy rebounded to post 6.4-percent growth in the second quarter and regain its status as one of the strongest in Asia.

DOJ defends witness protection for Binay accusers

MANILA - Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the Department of Justice is only doing its job and performing its mandate in admitting witnesses duly endorsed by, and upon the request of, the Senate through Senate President Franklin Drilon and the Senate Sub-Committee handling the investigation.
DOJ defends witness protection for Binay accusers

Miriam backs emergency powers for PNoy

MANILA (UPDATE) - Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday said Congress must as soon as possible grant President Aquino additional powers to enter into new energy supply contracts and prevent a power shortage next year.
Miriam backs emergency powers for PNoy

Forgeries delay 3rd batch of PDAF cases

MANILA - Government prosecutors are still reviewing the third batch of cases connected to the P10 billion pork barrel scam since there is an issue about alleged forged documents or forged signatures of lawmakers, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Wednesday.
Forgeries delay 3rd batch of PDAF cases

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Senate to ask Purisima about SALN, 'White House'

by David Dizon, ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted 4 hours ago

Why P17.5B DAP was 'pork barrel'

By Gigi Grande, ABS-CBN News
Posted 6 hours ago

Nation RSS

VP Binay admits giving t-shirts to storm evacuees

MANILA - Vice President Jejomar Binay remained non-committal on the invitation of the Senate to appear before the Blue Ribbon Committee, which is currently investigating the alleged overpricing of the Makati City Hall Building 2.
Posted 13 hours ago

Business RSS

Petilla: Power rates won't reach P20/kwh if emergency powers given

Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla said there is no way electricity rates are going up by as much as P15 to P20 per kilowatt hour, as estimated by Senator Serge Osmena.
Posted 10 hours ago

Entertainment RSS

Vhong Navarro leaves for Canada

Actor Vhong Navarro has left for Canada, a day after businessman Cedric Lee and Simeon Raz, Jr. were released from detention following a bail grant amounting to P500,000 each.
Posted 4 hours ago

Sports RSS

LOOK: UST's Mariano ends UAAP career on sad note

MANILA – It was bittersweet finish for University of Santo Tomas (UST) forward Aljon Mariano after he ended his collegiate career on Tuesday by fouling out of his final UAAP game.
Posted 10 hours ago

Metro RSS

Metro Manila tops 'homelessness' list

Metro Manila ang nangunguna sa listahan ng mga may pinaka-maraming "homeless" o taong walang tirahan, ayon sa online site na List-25. Sa harap ng kabi-kabilang street crimes, ano nga ba ang hinaharap ng mga Filipinong nakatira sa kalsada?
Posted 10 min ago

Issued at 5:00 p.m., 17 September 2014

At 4:00 pm today, Tropical Depression “MARIO” was estimated based on all available data at 740 km East of Borongan, Eastern Samar (12.2°N, 132.8°E). with maximum winds of 45 kph. forecast to move west northwest at 24 kph.

Regions

After 'Luis' comes 'Mario'

MANILA - A low pressure area (LPA) off Eastern Samar has intensified into a tropical depression, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Wednesday.

World

Gaza mortar fire on Israel for first time since truce: army

Palestinians fired a mortar round into southern Israel Tuesday in the first attack since an August 26 ceasefire, without causing any casualties, the Israeli army said.

Classified Odd

How much is virginity worth? Chinese court issues ruling

A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

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