People watch the sunset from the observatory deck of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore on Monday. The country, which has been blanketed in choking haze for weeks, recorded unhealthy levels of PM 2.5 based on its Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) at 4 pm on Monday.
Edgar Su, Reuters
Manila Ocean Park officials weigh 2 baby Humboldt penguins hatched last August 17 and 20, 2015 at the marine theme park on Tuesday. The penguins, named Tala and Sinag, weighed 84.950 and 83.065 grams, respectively, and are currently being fed by their parents.
A mother breastfeeds her sick child confined at the dengue ward of the San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, Tuesday. The DOH recently reported a 16.5% rise in dengue cases or a total of 78,808 individuals contracting the disease this year, with the provinces of Bulacan and Cavite declaring a state of calamity.
A member of Kilusang Mayo Uno stands among pedestrians walking in front of their protest line against the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Tuesday. The labor group raised concern over labor contractualization and unfair labor practices allegedly resorted to by a number of corporations.
Jonathan Cellona for ABS-CBNnews.com
Representatives of indigenous groups join climate advocates during an ecowalk led by the Ecological Justice Interfaith Movement around the UP Diliman Campus and Quezon Memorial Circle on Sunday. The groups aim to amplify the voice of vulnerable countries in the upcoming climate talks in Paris in December.
MANILA - Former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos is disappointed that her son has set his sights on winning the vice presidency in a May election, wishing instead he would follow his late father's footsteps into the presidential palace.
By Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters
Imelda Marcos disappointed her son only aiming for VP
MANILA, Philippines – Sarangani Rep. and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao says he is ready to step away from the sport that made him one of the most popular and highly-paid athletes in the world, and fully focus on his political career.
Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBNnews.com
Pacquiao ready to retire from boxing, focus on politics
MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino on Wednesday apologized for failing to stop a raunchy dance number at a Liberal Party member's birthday party. He also appealed to the Liberal Party to remove him from its lineup of senatorial candidates for 2016.
In the final of Cathy Yang's two-part exclusive interview with Fitch Ratings in Hong Kong, she asks what the credit ratings agency needs to see to ensure the Philippines gets an upgrade in credit ratings.
MANILA – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief peace negotiator Mohager Iqbal called on President Aquino to certify the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law as urgent as he and the government peace panel renew their pitch for Congress to pass the proposed measure.
GENEVA - In a cafe lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.