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Palace assures ‘guilty party’ in Recto Bank incident won’t escape liability

The Philippine fishing boat Gem-Vir 1 sinks after being hit by a Chinese vessel. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has assured Filipinos that the “guilty party” in the ramming and sinking of a Filipino boat in the West Philippine ...

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Monreal seeks cooperation of airline operators on red lightning alert

MANILA, Philippines — Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) General Manager Ed Monreal on Monday sought the cooperation of airline operators whenever the airport announces a red lightning alert. A red lightning alert is issued as a safety precaution when lightning ...

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Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb

A big crater is pictured on a cornfield after a bomb from the World War exploded in Halbach, Germany, Monday, June 24, 2019. The bomb must have stayed under the cornfield since the World War until the chemical detonator reacted ...

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MultiSys launches the new Bayad Center App

Filipinos can now pay over 1,000 types of bills and perform other financial transactions practically anywhere using the new Bayad Center App. ADVERTISEMENT Bayad Center, in partnership with the leading software company, MultiSys, recently launched the new & improved app ...

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Angat Dam water level dips further below critical mark

This file photo shows a view of Angat Dam, the source of irrigation that helps grow Bulacan and Pampanga food and provides drinking water to most of Metro Manila residents. CARMELA REYES-ESTROPE/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON MANILA, Philippines — The water level ...

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Duterte dares political rivals to run in Davao

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has dared his family’s political rivals to build a strong opposition in Davao City to challenge the leadership of his children, who currently control the city’s politics. The President pointed out that a beefed-up ...

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Argentina beats Qatar to escape elimination at Copa America

Argentina’s Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal against Qatar during a Copa America Group B soccer match at Arena do Gremio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil — Lionel ...

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Rookies CJ Perez, Robert Bolick get Gilas Pilipinas invite

FILE – CJ Perez. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net BATANGAS — National team coach Yeng Guiao on Sunday that he wants to bury the proverbial hatchet apropos of Ray Parks Jr.’s decision to decline Gilas Pilipinas’ invitation to attend Gilas pool ...

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Deferment of barangay, SK polls bucked

Eric Alvia MANILA, Philippines — The National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) is not in favor of another postponement of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. ‘Unacceptable’ ADVERTISEMENT “It is unacceptable,” said Namfrel secretary general Eric Alvia when sought ...

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Duterte ‘disappointed’ over delay in crafting of COC

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his disappointment over the delay in the crating of a Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea at the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit, according to ...

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