The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of information for graft and violation of the Government Procurement Reform Act against former Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT) general manager Al Vitangcol III and five others over the irregularities in the MRT-3 maintenance contract.
Jerby Calisaan and Cesar Concepcion were arrested after they seen robbing two unsuspecting pedestrians near a footbridge in Monumento, Caloocan City.
A strong 6.1-magnitude quake struck off the southern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
The captain and owner of MB Nirvana, the "motorbanca" that sank off the coast of Ormoc City said strong waves caused the vessel to tip over on Thu, Jul 2.
A 10-year-old Chinese boy named Wei Su Yan drowned on Thu, Jul 2, in the swimming pool of the condominium where he and his family lived, the Mandarin Square on Ongpin Street in Binondo, Manila.
No casualities, thank god.
- Isabel Preysler is the ex-wife of singer Julio Iglesias and the mother of Enrique Iglesias.
- Belgian national Prosper Slachmuylders, 73 — who has been living in the Philippine since 2010 — was arrested last Jun 27 by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) at his home in Barangay Soom in Trinidad, Bohol.
Fil-Am Stella Abrera makes history, named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, along with black Misty CopelandShe joins Misty Copeland as ABT's principal dancers
- Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay claims he isn't affected by the negative feedback online that's directed at his family.