At least 205 aspirants for national positions may be declared as nuisance candidates—82 presidential, 15 vice presidential and 108 for senators—the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said.
The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) cautioned on Wednesday against further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Metro Manila to Alert Level 1, saying the government should take it slow or risk another surge.
President Rodrigo Duterte has named Lt. Gen. Dionardo Carlos as the next chief of the Philippine National Police, vice Gen. Guillermo Eleazar who is retiring on Friday, Malacanang said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered all trial courts in the country to disallow the presentation of “sensitive photographs and recordings” as evidence in sexual abuse cases involving women and children through video conferencing or online hearings, saying it should be presented only during in-court proceedings.
West zone Maynilad Water Services Inc. on Wednesday said it has already connected another urban poor community in Cavite to its network, thus providing water access to some 2,000 residents.
A US judge Tuesday ordered White House records that could implicate former President Donald Trump in the January 6 attack on the Capitol be released to a Congressional committee, despite the ex-leader's attempts to keep them secret.
Greece is experiencing a fourth wave of Covid, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned Tuesday as daily infections hit their highest since the pandemic began, with hospitals starting to buckle under the pressure of rising infections.
A US journalist detained for months by Myanmar's junta has been charged with terrorism and sedition, his lawyer told AFP on Wednesday, and could face life in prison if convicted.
The European Union's second-highest court will rule Wednesday on whether antitrust authorities in Brussels went too far in handing Google a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.8-billion) fine for search engine dominance.
The US ambassador to Mexico on Tuesday accused the leaders of a migrant caravan marching north towards the Mexican-US border of enriching people smugglers and criminals.
Facebook-parent Meta on Tuesday said it will stop letting ads be targeted at users based on "sensitive" topics such as race, religion, sexuality or political party, citing concerns about abuse.
The World Health Organization's chief scientist said Tuesday she was looking forward to the "second generation" of Covid-19 vaccines, which could include nasal sprays and oral versions.
The US Navy has stepped up monitoring of its submarines after a former metallurgist for a company that supplied steel for the vessels was found to have falsified test results.
European and US stock markets ended Tuesday's trading in the red, dragged lower by continued inflation concerns and fatigue on Wall Street after a string of record-setting sessions.
Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech announced Tuesday they have formally submitted a request asking US officials for emergency authorization of their Covid-19 booster vaccine for people aged 18 and older.
Thousands of demonstrators marched on the New Zealand parliament to protest against COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday, prompting a major police deployment at the Wellington building known as the Beehive.
A COVID-hit Chinese city is offering thousands of dollars for anyone giving clues in tracing the source of its latest outbreak, as part of a "people's war" to stamp out one of the country's largest resurgences in months.
A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts back to Earth after a busy six months on the International Space Station landed Monday off the coast of Florida, a NASA live broadcast showed.
Boating slowly upriver through the Pantanal, the world's biggest tropical wetlands, Brazilian biologist Fernando Tortato scans the bank for signs of Ousado, a jaguar badly burned in devastating wildfires last year.