MANILA (AFP) Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos wept after a court acquitted her of graft charges, though many more cases against her are still pending. Marcos, 76, broke down in tears when the verdict was read in the special anti-corruption court known as the Sandiganbayan.
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(via ABSCBN) Following weeks of speculations about their separation, television host Willie Revillame and his model-wife Liz Almoro have called it quits. ABS-CBN’s Bandila reported Thursday night that Almoro filed an annulment case before Branch 88 of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court on Wednesday to dissolve the legality of Read more »
Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) — The key Philippine stock index had its biggest gain in more than two months on speculation the central bank will cut its key interest rate after a government report showed inflation slowed more than expected in September. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom Inc., Read more »
(AP) MANILA, Philippines A deadly typhoon that sliced through the northern Philippines last week has unleashed public fury over giant billboards that were blamed for at least one death and downed power lines throughout Manila. A feisty senator who had previously proposed a bill seeking a ban on highway billboards Read more »