Southwest monsoon to bring rains over Luzon

MANILA The southwest monsoon (habagat) will continue to bring scattered rain showers in some parts of Luzon Thursday.

In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, …

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Infra, cultural exchanges key in nation-building

MANILAPresidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar stressed on Friday the importance of infrastructures and cultural connection in the realization of the country's development goals.

Andanar said Peoples' Republic of China President Xi Jinping launched the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to allow member-countries to …

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Andanar enjoins lawmakers to pass FOI bill

MANILA -- Communication Secretary Martin Andanar on Friday urged Congress to prioritize the passage of the proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, which mandates full disclosure of public records.

Kailangan po natin ng katuwang nito sa Kongreso at Senado. So, tayo po'y nagdarasal na sila …

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Andanar enjoins lawmakers to pass FOI bill

MANILA -- Communication Secretary Martin Andanar on Friday urged Congress to prioritize the passage of the proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, which mandates full disclosure of public records.

Kailangan po natin ng katuwang nito sa Kongreso at Senado. So, tayo po'y nagdarasal na sila …

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PRRD wants Department of OFWs by yearend

MANILA � President Rodrigo Duterte thinks there should be a separate Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) established by year end to prevent abusive recruiters from harming more Filipinos.

During the Araw ng Pasasalamat for OFWs in Camp General Aguinaldo on Friday (July 12) night, …

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LTFRB eases process for TNVS application

MANILA The Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday said it streamlined the process of securing franchises for transport network vehicle services (TNVS).

During a dialogue with TNVS groups and stakeholders in Quezon City, LTFRB Technical Division head Joel Bolano said some changes have …

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LTFRB eases process for TNVS application

MANILA The Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday said it streamlined the process of securing franchises for transport network vehicle services (TNVS).

During a dialogue with TNVS groups and stakeholders in Quezon City, LTFRB Technical Division head Joel Bolano said some changes have …

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Pope appoints new Iligan bishop

MANILA Pope Francis has named Fr. Jose Rapadas as the new head of the Diocese of Iligan, the youngest Filipino bishop-elect in and outside of the country at 46.

The Vatican announced Rapada's appointment noon (6 p.m. Manila time) on Thursday.

According to an article …

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