PRRD threatens to fire DAR officials

MANILA Officials and personnel at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) may face dismissal if they continue to process slow land conversions papers, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Tuesday.

Duterte also expressed frustration on how it took some officials and personnel two years to …

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Media, gov’t ‘bridge’ highly needed: Andanar

MANILA Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said a policy which will bridge the media industry and the government is highly needed.

"Mahihirapan tayo sa nation-building kapag walang media (Nation-building will be hard without media). Talagang importante na merong policy (It's really important …

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Media, gov’t ‘bridge’ highly needed: Andanar

MANILA Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said a policy which will bridge the media industry and the government is highly needed.

"Mahihirapan tayo sa nation-building kapag walang media (Nation-building will be hard without media). Talagang importante na merong policy (It's really important …

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AFP probes Reds ‘immersion’ activities

MANILA The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now investigating reports that communist rebels are allegedly recruiting college students and taking them into jungles for so-called immersion activities.

Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, made this response Wednesday when asked if the …

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AFP probes Reds ‘immersion’ activities

MANILA The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now investigating reports that communist rebels are allegedly recruiting college students and taking them into jungles for so-called immersion activities.

Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, made this response Wednesday when asked if the …

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Senator backs public bicam talks on 2019 budget

MANILA Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito has no qualm about opening the bicameral conference committee meetings on the 2019 national budget to the public.

Ejercito was reacting Wednesday to the House of Representatives' appropriations committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr.'s proposal to televise the proceedings of the …

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Senator backs public bicam talks on 2019 budget

MANILA Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito has no qualm about opening the bicameral conference committee meetings on the 2019 national budget to the public.

Ejercito was reacting Wednesday to the House of Representatives' appropriations committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr.'s proposal to televise the proceedings of the …

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Palace condemns ambush of Cebu town mayor

MANILA MalacaAang on Wednesday deplored the ambush of San Fernando, Cebu Mayor Lakambini "Neneth" Reluya.

We deplore the ambush of San Fernando, Cebu Mayor Lakambini Reluya and pray for her speedy recovery, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

Panelo said the Philippine National …

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