Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday reiterated her call for a better budget for cancer medicines and treatment.
Swedish clothing giant Hennes & Mauritz on Friday said sales fell below expectations in the fourth quarter and it would close more stores as customers increasingly prefer to shop online.
Pope Francis will meet Jordan’s King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week, the Holy See announced Friday, as Palestinians continue to clash with Israeli forces over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
US prosecutors have charged a New York woman with using Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies to send funds to the Islamic State group.
Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson on Friday accused Harvey Weinstein of orchestrating a smear campaign decades ago against actresses who have since come forward to accuse the disgraced producer of sexual harassment.
Cities familiar to PBA fans will once again stage games, while Iloilo City and Dumaguete will get their own dose of PBA action as the Philippine Cup schedule for 2018 was released on Friday, two days before the official start.
NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft’s parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona.
The provincial government of Negros Oriental is ready in case Tropical Storm Urduja cuts across the province this weekend as it moves slowly from the Eastern Visayas region.
A strong 6.5 earthquake rocked southern Indonesia near the island of Java late Friday evening, the US Geological Survey said.
Dutch military police say a man with a knife walked into the police service’s office at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and threatened staff with a knife. Officers shot the man in the leg and arrested him before transporting him to a hospital.