The Commission on Elections on Friday affirmed the disqualification of five partylist groups whose names were included on the ballots that were used in the May 13, 2013 midterm polls.
Unesco is proposing to make waters surrounding the Tubbataha Reef Natural Park a “particularly sensitive sea area" to prevent future ship groundings.
President Barack Obama said Thursday he had approved strict rules for when the United States can carry out drone strikes against terror suspects abroad, saying lethal force could be used when no other alternatives exist.
Manny Pacquiao may have lost his boxing crown but the Sarangani representative remains king in the House of Representatives, remaining the wealthiest of the chambers' 278 members according to the summary report of filed Statements of Assets Liabilities and Net worth for 2012.
Philippine and Taiwanese agriculture officials will meet next month to thresh out a fisheries agreement that would lay down a protocol in contested waters.
UPDATE 7:34PM-Manila has reminded Beijing to respect Philippine territory after the latter sent a warship near Kalayaan Island Group's Ayungin Reef. There is no move, though, to amplify the WESCOM force in the West Philippines Sea despite the sightings of Chinese military boats there.
Environmental groups on Friday scored victory over the use of genetically modified organisms after the Court of Appeals stopped the field trials of Bt eggplant.
Leaders of two warring Moro rebel groups in Matalam, North Cotabato have agreed to end their 'rido' or blood feud to allow the safe return of some 6,900 evacuees who fled the fighting.