ASEAN begins talks on Code of Conduct in South China Sea amid continued tensions

PH reconciliation with China reduced tension in SCS, good for ASEAN

Drug war survivor claims police shot at them, 'execution-style'

ASEAN 2017 bid rules skewed to favor one company?


VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte flip-flops on family’s wealth

Responding to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV's allegations that he had P2 billion in bank deposits over a…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Can open-pit mines trigger earthquakes?

​Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says open-pit mining can cause earthquakes.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: How much does President Duterte earn monthly?

President Rodrigo Duterte made a fuss about the relatively low pay he has been receiving as…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Was Duterte’s chest pain checkup ‘just a story’?

The Press Secretary is the liaison between the government, the public and the media. One of his…


Bernard Ong’s update from Bansang Fentanilia

Lethal mix: small mind and great power

Tourism and peace and order


PWD Files

Significant change in last 10 years: Autism awareness

Different is okay, ‘The Wong Kids’ shows Deaf community

Filipino Paralympian swims for silverware in Rio

Deaf and bisexual and loud and proud


Viva Voce’s pre-Valentine serenade

Sumi Jo stuns Manila anew

Significant change in last 10 years: Autism awareness

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