NATIONAL

Marawi residents rescued during ceasefire say Maute Group forcing civilians to ‘work’ for them

Some residents of this Mindanao city rescued by government forces from a month-long siege by extremists said the Maute Group had forced them and other civilians trapped in the fighting to "work" for them.

Is drug rehab possible without scare tactics, vilification? Yes. Ifugao Reflection Camp shows how.

Rep. Baguilat said the Ifugao model is a clear example that the most ideal solution to the drug menace is initiated by the local government units, “guided by what is culturally accepted and effective.” In the IRC, he said the drug user is not treated with “scare tactics, shaming or vilification.”

DRUG WAR, A YEAR AFTER | More blood but no victory: experts, rights advocates

Launched a year ago, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs has resulted in thousands of deaths, yet the street price of crystal methamphetamine in Manila has fallen and surveys show Filipinos are as anxious as ever about crime.

WORLD

FOCUS | 2 decades after handover, scant love for China among HK youth

According to a University of Hong Kong survey released on Tuesday that polled 120 youths, only 3.1 percent of those aged between 18 to 29 identify themselves as "broadly Chinese". The figure stood at 31 percent when the regular half-yearly survey started 20 years ago.

123 people collecting fuel spilled by oil tanker die in explosion in Pakistan

An oil tanker crashed and later exploded in Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 123 people, government officials said.

Indonesia cop killed in knife attack by suspected militant

An Indonesian police officer was stabbed and later died of his wounds in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in the city of Medan, a police spokesman said on Sunday, days after three ASEAN members - Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines - moved to increase cooperation in the fight against Islamic militants following the siege of Marawi City.

BUSINESS

If online store can’t produce advertised items, it could be part of gamblers’ shadow banking system

A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.

DOTr to mark 5 stations of Manila-Clark railway project

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will lead Monday (June 26) the Station Marking of five stations of the Japanese-funded Manila-Clark Railway Project, the line that will connect Manila to Central Luzon.

Dusit International to manage RLC’s new five-star resort in Mactan

Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International through its local affiliate, has signed a hotel management agreement, with leading real estate company Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) to operate the Dusit Thani Resort Mactan Cebu Resort, a five-star resort on Mactan Island.

OPINION

The DOF's TRAIN is grossly anti-poor, brazenly pro-rich, and should be derailed.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Helen Gamboa says her cooking a big reason for enduring marriage

The actress and wife to Sen. Tito Sotto for over 40 years headlines 'From Helen's Kitchen' on Cignal's Colours channel.

Liza Soberano ready to do own stunts, wear skimpy costume for Darna role

'I want to prove to everybody that I can do it, and I am trying my best.'

SPORTS

Cabagnot, Rhodes shine as SMB wins back-to-back over TNT for 2-1 PBA Finals lead

Alex Cabagnot fired 28 points while Charles Rhodes had a monster 20-20 outing to carry the San Miguel Beermen to a 109-97 Game Three...

Flurry of trades spice NBA Draft

Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft, a spate of...

Arwind Santos proves worth despite coming off the bench in Game 2

When San Miguel needed a spark, old reliable Arwind Santos provided it for the Beermen. The former Most Valuable Player came off the bench and...

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

HERE ‘WIGO’ | Fun in the sun with Toyota

Toyota unveiled the latest iteration of the Wigo with a new powertrain.

Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China

Tesla Inc took a step closer toward establishing an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in China with its announcement on Thursday that it is in exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government.

Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda Motor Co said it halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.

TECH

If online store can’t produce advertised items, it could be part of gamblers’ shadow banking system

A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.

WATCH | Boom’s supersonic prototype prepares for 2018 test flight

U.S. company Boom is developing a supersonic airliner that will fly 2.6 times faster than any other aircraft on the market today.