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Naga slide body count climbs to 49 as group seeks...

By Rene Acosta & Manuel T. Cayon National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde expressed hope on Monday that rescuers could still find...

Uphold revocation of Trillanes’s ‘invalid’ amnesty, OSG asks SC

THE Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Monday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed by beleaguered opposition Sen. Antonio...

Comelec needs P857 million for Bangsamoro plebiscite

The two expected referendums to be held by the Commission on Election (Comelec) next year remain unfunded for now. In an ambush interview, Comelec chairman...

New landslide kills 15, buries houses in Cebu

NAGA, Philippines—A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and sending rescuers scrambling...

DFA chief thanks international community’s help after Ompong destruction

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday conveyed the Philippine government’s appreciation and gratitude to the support and assistance offered by the international...

DOJ files homicide raps vs Espenido for ‘Martilyo Gang’ raid that...

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of homicide charges against Ozamis City police chief Jovie Espenido and twoothers in connection with the...

Palace slams ‘sham decision’ by international tribunal finding Duterte ‘guilty’ of rights...

MALACAÑANG dismissed as a “sham decision” and “useless piece of propaganda” the International Peoples’ Tribunal’s (IPT) verdict that President Duterte is "guilty" of human...

Lawmaker resumes hunt for hidden pork funds in 2019 budget proposal

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson Sr. is poised to reveal anew multibillion-peso pork-barrel allocations in the proposed P3.757-trillion 2019 budget bill to bankroll various pet...

Karen Empeño’s kin, friends hail guilty verdict on Palparan

MASINLOC, Zambales—Family and friends rejoiced here on Monday as a Bulacan court convicted retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito S. Palparan Jr. and two cohorts for the kidnapping...

Ompong death count rises to 73

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The death toll from Typhoon Ompong has risen to 73, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP), even as rescuers continue to search for...

Bulacan court convicts Palparan, 2 others for disappearance of 2 UP coeds...

THE Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Malolos, Bulacan, on Monday sentenced retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito S. Palparan Jr. and two other Army officers...

DepEd to G.S.I.S.: Write off loan interest

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday assured teaching and nonteaching personnel that the department has taken steps to address the problem of undeducted Government Service...

General Santos, Midsayap police chiefs axed

National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde relieved on Monday the chiefs of police of Midsayap, North Cotabato, and General Santos City following...

Govt rejects foreign nun’s request for visa extension

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Sunday it denied the request of 72-year-old Australian missionary Sister Patricia Fox to extend her missionary visa in...

Dr. Susy Pineda Mercado, Special Envoy for Global Health Initiatives, honored...

THE Department of Foreign Affairs lauded on Saturday the selection of Dr. Susan P. Mercado, Special Envoy of the President on Global Health Initiatives,...

Stakeholders oppose possible grant of nationwide franchise to RE firm

Industry stakeholders on Thursday vowed to exhaust all available remedies to block House Bill (HB) 8179, which seeks to grant Solar Para sa Bayan...

DOJ says bid to put Trillanes behind bars gains headway

GOVERNMENT prosecutors on Thursday claimed that their bid to put opposition Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV behind bars has gained momentum, following the Supreme Court (SC)...

SC junks Trillanes’s TRO bid on nullification of amnesty

By Joel R. San Juan & Bernadette D. Nicolas THE Supreme Court (SC) has denied the plea of beleaguered opposition Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV for...

House panel: Impeach raps against 7 SC justices ‘insufficient in substance’

THE House of Representatives Committee on Justice on Tuesday dismissed the consolidated impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro and six associate justices for...

MMDA personnel return road mishap victim’s bag with $79.5K

AN act worthy of emulation.  Three Road Emergency Group members of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) were cited for honesty after returning a sling...