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MANILA The Freedom of Information (FOI) which President Rodrigo Duterte imposed through an executive order to boost his fight against corruption right at the start of his administration in 2016 was among the major topics discussed at a forum during the World Press Freedom Day …Read More
MANILA Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Thursday the measure establishing a regulatory framework for the development of Islamic banks would enable the country to tap into the growing pool of Islamic investors across the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Gatchalian, who sponsored Senate Bill 2231, said …Read More
MANILA Parts of the tunnel boring machine for the Metro Manila Subway Project have started to arrive in the country.
Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for Communications Goddess Hope Libiran on Thursday said the cutter head of the boring machine arrived in the Batangas Port …Read More
MANILA A vote-buying case was filed on Thursday against newly-elected Quezon City mayor Joy Belmonte and vice mayor Gian Sotto with two others at the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
In a three-page complaint affidavit, PDP-Laban campaign manager Michael Defensor and secretary general Edwin Rodriguez said …Read More
MANILA Only left-leaning groups are opposed to the proposal to make the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) mandatory for Grade 11 and 12 students.
This was the reaction of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato when asked to …Read More
MANILA Outgoing Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday said she is ready to chair any committee in the House of Representatives for the 18th Congress given her deep expertise at the Senate.
Legarda, who was elected as Antique representative for the new Congress, said she would …Read More
TAIPEI, TAIWAN A U.S. congressional bill to sanction companies that help China's expansion in a disputed Asian sea is expected to spark retaliation, if passed, without stopping Chinese maritime activity.
China might impose its own sanctions on U.S. companies or individuals or make it harder …Read More
MANILA The race for the House speakership is crucial in pushing for the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, specifically on tax reform and federalism, a political analyst said on Wednesday.
"The Speakership race is crucial to the life of the nation because the …Read More
MANILA The military will deploy the 1st Brigade Combat Team (1BCT) to Sulu in line with ongoing efforts to neutralize the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists.
"Now that the election period is over and national candidates have been proclaimed, we are redeploying forces to security …Read More
MANILA The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday filed criminal tax complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against five delinquent corporate taxpayers for failure to pay taxes amounting to PHP71 million.
The five corporations were Lucky Builders Center Corporation and its corporate officer …Read More
MANILA The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday urged victims of cyberbullying to report these incidents to the nearest police station and file charges against the suspects.
PNP spokesperson, Col. Bernard Banac said from January 2017 to March 2019, there were 22 recorded cases of …Read More
MANILA President Rodrigo R. Duterte's directive to eliminate red tape in government has been paying off, the head of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said on Wednesday.
This, as the Philippines improved its ranking in the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 published by the International Institute …Read More
MANILA In line with ongoing efforts to counter violent extremism, actor and Philippine Army (PA) reservist, probationary 2nd Lt. Matteo Guidicelli, on Tuesday went to Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao to talk about the youth's role in peace-building.
Around 500 persons participated in the forum, which …Read More
MANILA One of the two strategic sealift vessels of the Philippine Navy (PN), the BRP Tarlac (LD-601), will undergo dry-docking and other related repairs.
This was bared in a bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System website by the PN Bids and …Read More
MANILA Metro Manila and most parts of the country will continue to experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers caused by localized thunderstorms, the weather bureau said on Thursday.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) added that the frontal …Read More
MANILA The group of Filipino engineers residing near the conflict zone in Libya and who have been incommunicado for the past few days, are all safe and accounted for, a ranking official of the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli reported Thursday.
"After several days of trying, …Read More
MANILA A partylist lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Thursday said the 54-strong Partylist Coalition Foundation Inc. (PCFI) will play a very crucial role in the election for the next Speaker, especially in a free-for-all race for the post.
In an interview over a …Read More
MANILA A ranking lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Thursday said the recent passage of the landmark Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Act has further strengthened the anti-poverty efforts of President Rodrigo Duterte's administration.
In a statement, 1-PACMAN Partylist Rep. Michael Romero pointed out …Read More
MANILA The Southern Police District (SPD) is ready to secure students who will troop to public and private schools on June 3.
Aside from its own police personnel, SPD director, Brig. Gen. Eliseo Cruz, said they have also tapped the services of force multipliers such …Read More
MANILA The House of Representatives on Wednesday ratified the proposed Murang Kuryente Act which seeks to reduce electricity rates by allocating the net government share from the Malampaya fund to clear the huge debts of the National Power Corporation (Napocor) being charged to the monthly …Read More
MANILA A total of eight people were killed and 14 were injured in 51 incidents of violence after the May 13 elections, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Thursday.
PNP spokesman, Col. Bernard Banac said based on National Election Monitoring Action Center (NEMAC) from May …Read More
MANILA The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said it will probe the killing of the suspect in the murder of an octogenarian couple in Quezon City, after he was shot dead for allegedly grabbing the firearm of a police officer on Wednesday night.
Based …Read More
MANILA The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) denounced the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) for detonating an anti-personnel mine near a convoy of vehicles carrying troops, local volunteers and foreign observers who were passing by Sitio Nasandigan, Barangay Kalabugao, Impasug-ong town, …Read More
MANILA An official of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday said they have no record of a certain Zhijian Xu alias Jacky Co, the Chinese national tagged by Senator Panfilo Lacson as behind a multi-billion illegal drug shipment to the country.
BI spokesperson Dana …Read More
MANILA Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Thursday said he would propose to allocate 100 percent of the proceeds from the tobacco tax hike bill to fund the government's Universal Health Care program.
What I would propose is that, the increases in the excise tax …Read More
MANILA State prosecutors will hold a preliminary investigation hearing in Negros Occidental in connection with the 2018 Sagay City massacre case.
We might go to Bacolod City on the first week of July to hold a preliminary investigation, Assistant State Prosecutor Ferdinand Fernandez confirmed to …Read More