To keep you updated with the latest news here and abroad, Yahoo Philippines is giving you a roundup of morning headlines. Here are things you need to know this Monday, December 9:
1. Gov’t, MILF sign ‘power sharing’ deal
The power sharing accord signed Sunday paves the way for a final peace pact with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
2. Cops banned from ‘selfies’
Policemen taking part in relief operations after have been banned from posting “selfies” taken in the disaster zone.
3. MTRCB sanctions ‘Unang Hirit’
GMA 7’s early morning show “Unang Hirit” is fined P20,000 after one of its host’s controversial on-air interview.
4. Japeth’s triple saves Ginebra
Japeth Aguilar drilled in a cold-blooded triple with 1.1 seconds to go, leading to Gin King’s 97-95 win over Talk ‘N Text.
5. Can sleeping too much make you fat?
To set the record straight, an expert talks about misunderstandings of some of the most important factors affecting sleep.
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The annual exercises always trigger a surge in military tensions and warlike rhetoric on the divided peninsula, and analysts saw the North's missile tests as a prelude to a concerted campaign of sabre-rattling. "If there is a particularly sharp escalation, we could see the …