Amihan brings light rains over PH Wednesday

-The northeast monsoon (amihan) will bring light rains in most parts of the country Wednesday.

In its 4 a.m. forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies …

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Army asks for help to stop NPA financing

The Philippine Army in Eastern Visayas on Tuesday reiterated its call to government agencies to help stop the flow of financial resources to the New People's Army (NPA).

Brig. Gen. Ramil Bitong, assistant division commander of the Philippine Army's 8th Infantry Division (8ID) said the …

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Pato Gregorio ‘excited’ to lead PH rowing

Patrick 'Pato' Gregorio looks forward to heading the Philippine Rowing Association (PRA) with a positive outlook.

"I'm excited to be the new president of this NSA (national sports association)," Gregorio said during the weekly Philippine Sportswriter Association (PSA) Forum at the Amelie Hotel on Tuesday.…

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Solon bats for creation of Taal Commission

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Tuesday filed a measure seeking to create the Taal Commission as the primary agency of the national government for relief and rehabilitation efforts toward the comprehensive reconstruction of Taal eruption-vulnerable areas.

Salceda filed House Bill 5977, or the proposed Taal …

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Cha-Cha resolution returns to drawing board

The chairman of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments will send the resolution seeking to propose amendments to the 1987 Constitution back to the drawing board to consider the proposals of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Federalism and Constitutional Reform.

In an interview on …

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Paras named presidential legislative assistant

Labor Undersecretary Jacinto "Jing" Paras, former 1st District Rep. of Negros Oriental, was named presidential legislative assistant under the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office.

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Paras' appointment paper on January 8, but a copy of the document was released to media on Monday …

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NSAs to present Olympic programs, expectations

The different national sports associations (NSAs) hoping their athletes to qualify in this year's Tokyo Olympics will present their plans, programs and expectations before chef-de-mission and Philippine Football Federation president Mariano Araneta on Wednesday.

The Tokyo Olympics qualifying conference will take place at the Philippine …

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More relief goods donated to Taal evacuees

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has continued to mobilize resources from across the conglomerate to provide much-needed assistance to both communities impacted by Taal Volcano's recent eruption, and to various government and private groups spearheading the relief efforts.

The company has to date provided over PHP23 …

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