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Super Typhoon ‘Lawin’ makes landfall in Baguio Point in Cagayan province

MANILA, Oct. 20 — Super Typhoon ‘Lawin’ made landfall in Cagayan province on Wednesday evening about 11 p.m. The state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric Astronomical Services Administration confirmed that the howler made the landfall in Baguio Point of Peablanca town. maintained its strength and already made landfall in Cagayan province […]

Duterte confirms US-PH military exercise this year is the last

MANILA, Oct. 12 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte insisted on Wednesday that there will be no more military exercises between the Philippines and the United States next year. President Duterte made this statement during the 115th anniversary of the Philippine Coast Guard in its headquarters in Port Area in Manila. […]

Watch full coverage of the Senate inquiry into alleged extra judicial killings, Davao Death Squad

MANILA, Oct. 3 — Watch the full coverage of the Senate inquiry into the alleged extra judicial killings The Senate inquiry into the purported extra-judicial killings, which will be attended by alleged members of the so-called vigilante group Davao Death Squad (DDS), resumes Monday. The inquiry was initially scheduled to […]

President Duterte appoints Martin Diño as new SBMA chief

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Sept. 30 — Former May 2016 presidential candidate Martin Diño was appointed chairman of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority or SBMA. The appointment was dated September 23, 2016. The new SBMA head will take the place of chairman Roberto Garcia, an appointee of former President Benigno S. […]

Former Senator Miriam Santiago succumbs to lung cancer, 71

Feisty Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has passed away this Thursday morning. She was 71. After nearly three years of battling lung cancer, the former senator was reported to have passed away. Senator Grace Poe confirmed this in a Senate hearing on the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill wherein she paused for […]

Senator De Lima to President Duterte: Do you like me?

This is hilarious. Senator Leila de Lima get back at the recent tirades from President Rodrigo Duterte with this message: “Stop harassing me. What do you want from me? Do you like me?” The lady senator who has become the “apple of the president’s eyes” expressed on Monday that “Duterte […]

Decline in PH export brings down total trade revenue in July 2016

MANILA, Sept 14 — The Philippine’s total merchandise trade declined as exports continue to slide in July 2016, given that global economic recovery remains slow, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). This was revealed as the Philippine Statistics Authority reported total revenue from trade fell from US […]

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Increase of P30 in NCR daily basic minimum wage and COLA Ok’d

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in National Capital Region (RTWPB-NCR) has approved a resolution granting a P15 increase in the daily basic minimum wage and continuing a P15 Cost of Living Allowance in effect since January 2014. The new minimum wage in the National Capital Region has been […]

Farmer returns helmet, military gadgets of fallen SAF commando

Farmer returns helmet, military gadget of fallen SAF commando SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao, Feb. 16( –- A farmer who asked not to be named for security reason returned items of slain police commandos in the January 25 PNP Special Action Force debacle. Police officers in Maguindanao are expecting more personal items, […]

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP MANILA, Feb. 4 — Malacanang officials declined to comment on the latest decision of the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) saying they have not received a copy of the decision. Communications Secretary Coloma stressed that there is a […]

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Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP MANILA, Feb. 4 — Malacanang officials declined to comment on the latest decision of the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) saying they have not received a copy of the decision. Communications Secretary Coloma stressed that there is a […]

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Quezon City tax collection hits P7.8 billion in Q1 2015

QUEZON CITY, 13 — The Quezon City government reports that it has succeeded in collecting P7,790,612,896 or more than 50 percent of its 2015 budget of P14,462,362,000 during the first three months of this year. This represents an improvement of PhP 609.377 million over the 2014 revenue collection performance for […]

Robin Padilla, ARMM officials, entertain Mamasapano folks

Robin Padilla, ARMM officials, bring Valentine joy to Mamasapano folks MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao, Feb. 15 – A movie star and his TV personality-wife, together with the ARMM regional governor and his wife, on Saturday gave “extra love” to thousands of Muslim civilians displaced and affected by the Jan. 25 encounter here. […]

Philippine Army starts covert offensive to flush out BIFF

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Feb. 26 — Since when a military covert operation was announced for public and media consumption? This is one for the record when an army regional spokesperson said Wednesday the Army’s 6th Infantry Division has started covert operations against outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). Capt. Joann […]

Ombudsman to garnish Estrada’s P183.79-M ill-gotten wealth

Ombudsman to garnish Estrada’s P183.79-M ill-gotten wealth The Ombudsman on Thursday moves to garnish P183.79-M alleged ill-gotten wealth of Senator Jinggoy Estrada. The Office of the Ombudsman filed before the Sandiganbayan a motion “necessary to protect the interests of the State and to prevent the removal, concealment and disposition of […]

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