8 Chinese nabbed in Las PiAas for kidnapping

MANILA Operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have arrested eight Chinese nationals, for their alleged involvement in kidnapping, during an operation in Las PiAas City.

CIDG Director, Maj. Gen. Amador Corpus, said Tuesday the suspects were identified as Gui Yang, Zhou Xia …

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Namfrel backs Sotto’s hybrid election bill

MANILA An election watchdog expressed support for Senate President Vicente Sotto III's proposed bill for a hybrid election system in the country.

National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) chairman Gus Lagman noted that he has been pushing for such kind of election system during his …

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Poe pushes for FOI bill in 18th Congress

MANILA Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday filed the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill as the opening salvo of her legislative agenda in the 18th Congress.

Poe, the chairperson of the public information committee, urged her colleagues to give this bill "one big push" for the …

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FOI makes gov’t work accessible for scrutiny: Andanar

SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Tuesday highlighted the importance of President Rodrigo Duterte's executive order on Freedom of Information (FOI) in making government work accessible for public scrutiny.

Through this FOI, the work of government becomes properly accessible, …

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Duterte OKs DOST-developed tech that locates hazards in PH

MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte has approved two technologies that will help the government collect data for environmental hazards and assess situations for immediate disaster response.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte approved the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-developed technologies during the Cabinet meeting on …

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