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Speaker Arroyo eyes revival of RORO port projects

Bacolod City. Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo today pushed for the revival and expansion of the Roll-On-Roll-Off (RORO) transport system, a...

Senate probe sought into ‘risky’ P20-billion video surveillance system

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph G. Recto, citing the need to mitigate “potential risks” to national security and public interest, pressed for a Senate inquiry...

Duterte relents on purchase of US Blackhawk choppers–Lorenzana

Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana on Thursday said President Duterte has agreed to acquire Blackhawk for the military’s combat utility helicopter requirement upon recommendation...

DENR gears up for Manila Bay rehab

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday held the first ever stakeholders meeting in preparation for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. The...

Court dismisses gun raps vs NDF leader Baylosis, cohort

By R. San Juan @jrsanjuan1573THE Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Quezon City has dismissed the illegal possession of firearms and explosives case filed...

House Speaker forms oversight body on urban poor housing

SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday said the House of Representatives will create an Oversight Committee on Urban Poor Housing.  In a news statement, Arroyo said...

Senate okays bill declaring January 17 as James Leonard Tagle Gordon...

THE Senate passed on third and final reading the bill declaring every January 17 a special non-working holiday in Olongapo City and the Subic Bay...

Amid poll-related violence, Comelec places Daraga, Cotabato under its control ahead...

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Tuesday late afternoon it will take control over the municipality of Daraga, Albay, and Cotabato City following the reported...

No HDO against Trillanes, Davao RTC judge rules

THE Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Davao City has turned down the bid of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to prevent opposition Sen. Antonio...

SC asked to compel DBM to release P42.7 billion for state workers’...

HOUSE Majority Leader Rolando G. Andaya Jr. on Monday led the filing of a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to compel the Department...

DILG serves suspension order vs Catanduanes Governor Cua

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday said it has officially served on Friday Catanduanes Gov. Joseph Cua a six-month...

Palace assures no witch hunt vs teachers 

Malacañang on Monday denied the existence of a government policy to place suspected left-leaning teachers under constant police surveillance. The Palace issued the statement after...

BOL debates heat up anew as 1st plebiscite day nears

A group of Muslim accountants and several individuals are asking the Supreme Court to dismiss the petition filed by Sulu Gov. Abdusakur Tan II...

Labor chief: I am ready to face PACC graft investigation

Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III on Monday said he is ready to face investigation for alleged graft and corruption by the Presidential Anti-Corruption...

May poll vote-count software system ready

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said it has completed the consolidation of the software for its automated election system (AES) it will...

Bullets in Batocabe slay match self-confessed killer’s gun

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday said the bullet shells and slugs recovered in the area where Ako Bicol...

Lakas-CMD withdraws support from Baldo as party’s candidate

FOLLOWING the murder of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel M. Batocabe, the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD) has revoked its nomination and support for Mayor Carlwyn...

House to summon DPWH officials to clear air in flood control...

THE House Committee on Rules will subpoena top officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) as it eyes conspiracy in the...

Lower House prompts senators on bill seeking sale of govt land

THE House of Representatives has urged the Senate to act on the proposal addressing the country’s problem on housing backlogs through disposition of idle...

Korean, Filipino waste importer ‘not yet off the hook’–DENR exec

THE people behind the importation of purportedly recyclable plastics from Korea but turned out to be hazardous wastes sent to the country’s port are...
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