• Water lily ladies
    Candidates of the Miss Las Piñas water lily beauty pageant pose with their gowns made from dried water lilies during a presentation in Las Pinas City on Thursday. The contest is part of events to celebrate the lowly aquatic plant, which is as a source of livelihood for many here.

  • Luy testifies on pork barrel scam
    Star witness Benhur Luy (right) appears on the witness stand at the Sandiganbayan on Thursday for a bail hearing of Senator Bong Revilla Jr., his aide Richard Cambe, and Janet Lim Napoles in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam plunder case.

  • Flower tributes for downed MH17
    People view the flowers laid in memory of the victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in front of the Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, on Thursday. More bodies from the crash site are set to arrive in the Netherlands as the European Union prepares for fresh sanctions on Russia.

  • Airliner crash in Taiwan
    Rescue workers and firefighters search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed Wednesday near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain in Taiwan. The airlines said 48 people were killed and 10 survived when the plane crashed during stormy weather. 

  • Abad defends DAP in the Senate
    Budget Secretary Florencio Abad answers questions from the Senate committee on finance on Thursday regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Abad, along with other Cabinet secretaries, defended the use of the DAP amid the fallout from the Supreme Court decision declaring parts of it unconstitutional. 

Napoles ordered detained at Camp Bagong Diwa

MANILA - The Sandiganbayan Third Division on Friday ordered the transfer of alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles from Fort Santo Domingo in Sta. Rosa, Laguna to Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig.
Napoles ordered detained at Camp Bagong Diwa

Enrile suspended for 90 days

MANILA - The Sandiganbayan on Friday suspended Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile for 90 days pending litigation of his P172-million plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam.
Enrile suspended for 90 days

Gov't gets failing mark in curbing inflation: Pulse

MANILA - The Philippine government is getting the lowest rating in the one area deemed the most urgent by majority of Filipinos: controlling the prices of basic commodities.
Gov't gets failing mark in curbing inflation: Pulse


PNoy urged: Don't be combative in your SONA

By RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News
Posted 52 min ago

Nancy: DAP probe leaves more questions unanswered

By Kathlyn dela Cruz,
Posted 2 hours ago

Who got DAP? Everyone, says Abad

By David Dizon,
Posted 10 hours ago

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Jinggoy: Senate probe on DAP 'scripted, rehearsed'

MANILA - Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada branded as a "well scripted and rehearsed production" the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) on Thursday.
Posted 2 hours ago

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Jason on Vickie's revelations: 'Sobra akong nasaktan'

Jason Abalos said he was deeply hurt to learn of his girlfriend Vickie Rushton's issues about their relationship, which she revealed in episodes of "Pinoy Big Brother."
Posted 16 hours ago

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Gilas leaves for training camps in Miami, Europe

MANILA -- After the fiasco over the cancelled scrimmage with NBA stars a few days ago, Gilas Pilipinas is back to business as they embark on their last leg of preparations for the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain in September.
Posted 1 hour ago

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32 QC schools cancel classes for SONA

MANILA -- The Department of Education (DepEd) has cancelled classes in 32 public schools in Quezon City on Monday, July 28, due to the President's State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Posted 1 day ago

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Pinoy couple dies after tornado hits Virginia campground

A Filipino couple was killed after a tornado swept through the Cherrystone Family Campgrounds in Cape Charles, Virginia on Thursday.
Posted 6 hours ago

Issued at 5:00 p.m., 25 July 2014

Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon. Meanwhile, at 4:00 PM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 920 km East of Mindanao (8.0ºN, 135.8ºE).


Man beheads 70-yr-old mom that 'turned into aswang'

BACOLOD CITY - The decapitated body of a 70-year-old woman was found outside her home in Purok Esperanza, Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City on Thursday.


Bad weather likely cause of Air Algerie crash - French officials

PARIS - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight over the West African state of Mali with 116 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

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Alabama man claims penis was amputated by mistake

An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

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