Palace to Kuwait: Honor pact on OFW’s protection

The total deployment ban of Filipino workers in Kuwait stays unless its government honors a pact signed to guarantee their protection, MalacaAang said on Thursday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) approved a resolution imposing a total …

Read More

BIR-CAR surpasses 2019 collection target by 5.3%

The Bureau of Internal Revenue-Cordillera Administrative Region (BIR-CAR) has surpassed its 2019 collection target by 5.3 percent, exceeding the collection by PHP326 million, an official said on Thursday.

The region's collection is PHP6,437,149,712 as against the PHP6,110,505,000 target.

The collection also posted a 17.29-percent increase …

Read More

‘Reds’ attack RPA-ABB in Iloilo anew

- Another attack was staged by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) against the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas-Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) in Alimodian town, Iloilo on Wednesday, the Philippine Army confirmed.

In an interview Thursday, Capt. Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson …

Read More

‘Reds’ attack RPA-ABB in Iloilo anew

- Another attack was staged by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) against the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas-Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) in Alimodian town, Iloilo on Wednesday, the Philippine Army confirmed.

In an interview Thursday, Capt. Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson …

Read More

DPWH Region 8 stops 4 infra projects

- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office here has terminated four roads and bridges projects in Eastern Visayas due to the contractors' failure to complete the work within the timetable.

These projects are the PHP150.39 million paving of San Antonio Circumferential …

Read More

PCOO to launch ‘Duterte Legacy’ Jan. 17

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will launch a communications campaign on the accomplishments of the Duterte administration in its landmark programs and projects for the past three years, focusing on various narratives from its beneficiaries.

This in line with the department's bid to raise …

Read More

Mt. Kanlaon alert status normal: Phivolcs

The alert status of Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island, one of the active volcanoes in the country, remains normal despite reported volcanic quakes, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has said.

The information was relayed by Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Management Program Division …

Read More

Bacoor reclamation projects draw support

The proposed 420-hectare reclamation projects in Bacoor City earned overwhelming support from directly-impacted stakeholders during the public hearing conducted by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Jan. 9, which is part of the Environmental Impact Assessment …

Read More

NCAA volleyball games still postponed

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) postponed anew its scheduled volleyball games for the second straight day due to the eruption of the Taal Volcano.

San Beda and Lyceum's volleyball teams were to face off in the first set of games, while Perpetual Help and …

Read More