Vice Adm. Joel Garcia is new Coast Guard commandant

MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Deputy Commandant for Administration, Vice Adm. Joel Garcia, as commandant.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte signed Garcia's appointment paper on Monday, shortly before leaving for his fourth official visit to Japan.

Garcia will assume …

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Pope Francis names new Sorsogon bishop

MANILA Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Jose Alan Dialogo to head the Diocese of Sorsogon.

According to an article posted on the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) news website, outgoing Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes made the announcement during the ordination of three men …

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Isolated rains over Luzon Friday

MANILA The northeasterly surface windflow prevails over northern Luzon and will bring isolated rain showers in some areas Friday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 4 a.m. forecast that Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, and the province of Aurora, …

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Isolated rains over Luzon Friday

MANILA The northeasterly surface windflow prevails over northern Luzon and will bring isolated rain showers in some areas Friday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 4 a.m. forecast that Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, and the province of Aurora, …

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PRRD off to 2nd Russia visit in October

MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Moscow for a second time this October upon the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, MalacaAang said on Wednesday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirmed to reporters that Duterte accepted the invitation of Putin to visit the country.

Ang sabi …

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PRRD off to 2nd Russia visit in October

MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Moscow for a second time this October upon the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, MalacaAang said on Wednesday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirmed to reporters that Duterte accepted the invitation of Putin to visit the country.

Ang sabi …

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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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