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BEIJING - China plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Asia, and its fight against Japan, with a stream of movies, concerts, performances and exhibitions, officials said on Monday, in an effort to strengthen "nationalism and culture".
ANAHEIM, California - Fellow Nobel Peace laureates joined thousands of followers of the Dalai Lama Sunday to celebrate the Tibetan spiritual leader's 80th birthday, kicking off a three-day honorary bash in California.
CHICAGO - A convulsion of gun violence left seven people dead in 33 shooting incidents across Chicago during a chaotic Independence Day weekend in the midwestern US city, police said Sunday.
Acting Mayor Kid Peña has stopped the release of any assistance Makati City is giving to more than 500 sister-cities, GMA News TV's News To Go reported on Monday.
The camp of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Monday tried to dispute the credibility of pork barrel scam whistleblower Ruby Tuason, revealing before the Sandiganbayan that she used to own at least 80 bank accounts and two houses in the United States, contrary to what she stated during her testimony in the Senate.
Acting Makati Mayor Romulo 'Kid' Peña has stopped the release of the salaries and benefits of Eduviges 'Ebeng' Baloloy, the executive assistant and longtime secretary of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and alleged dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay, a television report said Monday.