The latest resupply mission for troops on the BRP Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal saw “for the first time” the participation of the People’s Liberation Army in the attempt by the Chinese to block the operation, Philippine Coast Guard spokesman for the W...
Filipinos roared in joy and relief as their men’s basketball team ended decades of heartbreak in winning their first Asian Games gold medal in 61 years.
The Commission on Elections has ordered over 5,000 candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) to explain their alleged violations.
Internet freedom sharply declined in the Philippines over the past year after the Duterte and Marcos administrations imposed new controls on online spaces, according to the latest Freedom of the Net report of Washington-based non-profit Freedom House.
A small majority of Filipinos support the hiring of nursing graduates who have not passed the board examinations as nursing aides or assistants in hospitals, a recent survey conducted by the OCTA Research group found.
The Philippines has recorded the highest number of child displacements due to weather-related disasters in the past six years, making it the “epicenter” of a crisis seen to further worsen due to the climate crisis, according to a new analysis by the Un...
The National Privacy Commission has launched an investigation to ascertain the full scope of the data breach involved in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. ransomware attack, as it discovers over 700 gigabytes extracted from a data dump claimed to b...
At least 323.18 kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu worth P2.19 billion were discovered on Oct. 4 at the Manila International Container Port, the Philippine National Police reported yesterday.
Speaker Martin Romualdez assured the public yesterday that the House of Representatives agrees with Vice President Sara Duterte that confidential funds should be utilized “to promote peace and security.”
The ill-fated Filipino fishing boat that was rammed by an oil tanker will be towed back to shore, according to the Philippine Coast Guard.
President Marcos led a rice distribution event in Capiz yesterday with “longtime friend,” opposition Liberal Party stalwart and former senator Mar Roxas, triggering speculation about the latter’s possible return to public service under the current admi...
The House of Representatives is aiming to allocate P3 billion for “development projects” in Pag-asa in the town of Kalayaan in Palawan.
The Sandiganbayan has allowed former senator and incumbent presidential legal counsel Juan Ponce Enrile to seek the dismissal of his plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam, without presenting his defense.
October 6, 2023
Transport advocates AltMobility PH lambast a recent proposal from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, effectively "doubling" fines one must pay along EDSA and C5 for jaywalking.
October 6, 2023
Journalism professors from the University of the Philippines Diliman launched on Friday a media and information literacy (MIL) channel to address gaps in the way media and information literacy is currently taught in schools.
The Sandiganbayan has cleared Janet Lim-Napoles and former lawmaker Edgar Valdez of plunder, a case that stemmed from the alleged misuse of the priority development assistance fund or PDAF of the latter.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue is having a hard time recruiting and keeping professionals, especially lawyers and accountants, due to uncompetitive salaries compared with other government agencies, BIR Commissioner Romeo Lumagui told a Senate panel yes...
The Philippines and South Korea discussed ways to enhance multilateral cooperation on democracy, open government partnership and other areas of mutual interest.
After completing 30 days of military training, Philippine Airlines president and chief operating officer Stanley Ng is now a full-fledged reservist of the Philippine Air Force.
The suspension of pass-through fees will not only bring down logistics costs but also ensure faster delivery of products, according to the Department of Trade and Industry.
Farmers’ group Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food Inc. president Danilo Fausto yesterday backed the possible appointment of fishing tycoon Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. as next secretary of the Department of Agriculture..
Davao City appears to be the biggest spender of confidential funds among the country’s cities and municipalities between 2016 and 2022 when it was still under mayor Sara Duterte, who is now the Vice President, Commission on Audit (COA) records showed.
The Philippine Coast Guard will need the help of Filipino scientists to assess the damage allegedly made by Chinese vessels to the corals and other marine resources in the West Philippine Sea.
President Marcos has approved the release of about P12.7 billion to help 2.3 million farmers cope with the challenges confronting the agriculture sector.
The House of Representatives committee on games and amusement has sought the approval of the whole chamber for a proposed bill prohibiting online placing of bets for all lotto games, a system that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) had wa...
Consumers should expect a decrease in prices of basic commodities after President Marcos ordered local government units to stop collecting “pass-through” fees from motor vehicles transporting goods or merchandise, a truckers group said on Saturday.