GMA resident analyst Richard Heydarian on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s comments against other international bodies, including the United Nations, had no effect on aid given for Typhoon Ompong victims.
Greco Belgica of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission hit the move of the House of Represenatives to realign P31 billion worth of lumpsum funds to the Department of Public Works and Highway under the proposed P3.7-trillion national budget for 2019, tagging it as a money making scheme for lawmakers.
A bomb threat at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila is being investigated by the police, the Manila Police District said Wednesday.
The Sandiganbayan has junked the appeal of Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr. on the denial of his bid to dismiss the graft case filed by his colleague, Representative Pantaleon Alvarez.
Four high-value targets, including a suspected drug queen, a member of Lanao del Sur’s provincial board, and a Marawi councilor were simultaneously arrested in Northern Mindanao, Super Radyo dzBB’s Jonathan Andal reported Wednesday.
Turkey will send more troops into Syria’s Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who said it kept the area out of President Bashar al-Assad’s hands.
The Vatican could send a delegation to China by the end of the month, Beijing’s state-run media said Tuesday, with the visit potentially paving the way for a historic agreement on the appointment of bishops.
Leaders of South and North Korea plan to announce steps aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear talks and deepening bilateral ties after they meet for a second day of summit talks on Wednesday in the North’s capital Pyongyang.
The United States expressed hope Tuesday that a summit between North and South Korea in Pyongyang would lead to “meaningful verifiable” denuclearization on the peninsula.
A frigate attacked a fishing boat off Yemen’s Red Sea port of al-Khoukha, killing 18 fishermen on Tuesday, relatives said. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group denied reports that it had carried out the attack.