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Faeldon likely to decline BuCor post, says DOJ chief

FORMER Customs  chief Nicanor E.  Faeldon has yet to assume his post as head of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) despite President Duterte’s announcement of...

No venue yet for Asean-US naval exercise–DND

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations  is yet to agree on where it will be holding the naval exercise with the US military...

Labor group to file supplementary petition for higher workers’ pay

AN official of the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippine (ALU-TUCP) over the weekend said that growing inflation may prompt his group...

NPA rebels ambush FDA chief’s convoy in CamSur, 3 cops dead, 3...

Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels ambushed on Thursday a security team assigned to the visiting team of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director...

Sanctions eyed vs nuisance bets

Sen. Sherwin T. Gatchalian moved on Thursday to amend the Election Code and impose sanctions to keep out “nuisance” candidates in future elections. Gatchalian was...

DND seeks to boost capacity in dealing with Congress

The Department of National Defense (DND) held its first-ever seminar-workshop to capacitate its officers and staff in standardizing the agency’s policy formulation and drafting...

Marina puts finishing touches on ten-year maritime development agenda

The government is close to completing its decadelong maritime industry development program, an initiative that will serve as a blueprint to achieving higher growth...

East Asia and Pacific, including PHL, among best performers in shared prosperity–WB

THE East Asia and Pacific region, which includes the Philippines, was one of the best performers in shared prosperity, according to the World Bank. In...

Dengvaxia libel case: Ubial, DOH execs win this round against Garin

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday junked the libel complaints filed by former  Health Secretary Janette L. Garin and his husband Iloilo Rep. Oscar...

‘Assassin’ bungles attempt to shoot CamSur lawmaker

The police claimed it has arrested a suspect who allegedly made an attempt on the life of House Majority Floor Leader Rolando G. Andaya...

Northern Mindanao wage board okays P27 to P35 pay hike effective...

Minimum-wage earners in Northern Mindanao will finally get another round of wage increase next month. The National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) reported the Regional Tripartite...

TRAIN law’s second package won’t lower inflation, labor groups say

Labor groups on Wednesday said that President Duterte’s order to defer the collection of the second tranche of oil excise taxes under the Tax Reform...

Police, military list ‘threats’ to peaceful 2019 midterm polls 

The police and the military vowed on Tuesday to work together and collaborate in their operations, especially against private armed groups (PAGs), in order...

Boracay dry run so far, so good, DENR chief says

AN apparently pleased Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu on Tuesday said the dry run for the reopening of Boracay got off to a good...

House Speaker Arroyo is guest of honor at Eternal Gardens groundbreaking

House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be the guest of honor at the groundbreaking of Eternal Gardens Cabuyao branch on October 23  at the park...

Castillo to head screening body for SC Chief Justice post hopefuls

Supreme Court Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo will preside over the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when the body screens the applicants and nominees...

Castriciones drops senatorial plan, opts to keep DAR post

Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones on Tuesday announced that he has decided not to run for a Senate post as he vowed to...

2,635 Caap employees test negative for illegal drug use

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) on Tuesday said it did not find a single illegal drugs user from the initial batch...

NBI arrests suspected ATM, credit card fraudster in Pasig

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday bared the arrest of a suspected member of an organized syndicate allegedly involved in the fraudulent...

Group reiterates opposition to Manila Bay reclamation projects

Blaming the decreasing fish catch to massive degradation of the coastal and marine environment, environmental group Kalikasan-People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) slammed on...
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