SHS voucher application results out June 24

MANILA The Department of Education (DepEd) said the results of the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) application for school year (SY) 2019-2020 will be released on Monday (June 24) through the Online Voucher Application Portal (OVAP).

In a statement, the DepEd said voucher …

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DND chief lauds PRRD for MUP pension increase

MANILA Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed his appreciation to President Rodrigo R. Duterte for approving and giving priority to the DND request to implement the provisions of Congress Joint Resolution (JR) No. 1 or Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in Base Pay …

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Army honors veteran actor Eddie Garcia

MANILA Philippine Army (PA) troopers stood vigil during the memorial service of the late Eddie Garcia, veteran and multi-awarded actor and former Philippine Scouts member, which was held at the Heritage Park, Taguig on Saturday.

"The PA condoles with the family of the late Eddie …

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Expect cloudy skies, isolated rains on Sunday

MANILA Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers will prevail over most parts of the archipelago due to localized thunderstorms affecting the whole country, the weather bureau said Sunday.

The trough of localized pressure area will continue to affect Mindanao and Western Visayas, …

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ASEAN pushes for anti-plastics campaign

BANGKOK Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Saturday formally declared a war against marine debris.

President Rodrigo Duterte is attending the 24th ASEAN Summit here, which will wrap up later on Sunday.

In a joint statement, now known as the Bangkok Declaration …

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Peace, security, trade top PRRD meeting with Joko

BANGKOK President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo discussed continuous cooperation in securing peace and order, and to jointly fight terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said.

Duterte and Widodo held a bilateral meeting here on Saturday evening but it was …

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ASEAN OK’s border cooperation vs terror, other crimes

BANGKOK President Rodrigo Duterte and his counterparts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations vowed to strengthen border cooperation to combat terrorism, counter the rise of radicalization and violent extremism and transnational crimes, including drug trafficking and human trafficking.

In combatting terrorism, which is a …

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