2 Sarangani execs meted 90-day suspension

MANILA -- The Sandiganbayan has ordered the suspension from office of Sarangani Provincial Agricultural Development Officer Sittiehawa Marohomsalic and Budget Officer Wahid Diama for 90 days while they are being tried for graft.

The case involved irregularities in the award and distribution of 15,000 pieces …

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Callamard is not persona non grata: Palace

MANILA � Malacanang does not consider United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard 'persona non grata' despite its opposition for her to investigate the Philippines'drug war.

In a press briefing in Tarlac Friday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque maintained though that Callamard has no …

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Gov’t, EU team up to energize off-grid areas in PH

MANILA -- The Department of Energy (DOE), in collaboration with the National Electrification Administration and the European Union - Access to Sustainable Energy Program (EU-ASEP), will place renewable energy-based applications in three off-grid areas located in Mindanao and Bohol.

Energizing the off-grid areas aims to …

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Cloudy skies, isolated rainshowers over PH Saturday

MANILA -- Partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rainshowers will prevail over the country on Saturday, the state weather bureau said.

Easterlies are affecting the eastern part of the country, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

Meanwhile, light to moderate …

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