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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nation

Fortune Life to hold its 8th Values Advocacy Program

THE Values Advocacy Program (VAP) of Fortune Life Insurance Co. is now on its eighth year of promoting “The Value of Hard Work and Discipline”...

Briefs

Western Visayas needs P3.4B to build 17 sanitary landfills The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 (Western Visayas) is proposing the...

IBP: Revocation of Trillanes’s amnesty an ‘attack’ vs Judiciary’s independence

Senator Antonio Trillanes
THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), a national organization of lawyers, has warned that the attempt of the Duterte administration to put opposition Sen....

Government prepares for potential strong typhoon

The Philippine government is ready to assist evacuees following a weather report that a potential strong typhoon is threatening to enter the Philippine area...

Digital land titling in PHL completed by September 

DAVAO CITY—Land titling in the Philippines is expected to migrate to digital form for improved database information and security, even as Land Registration Authority...

AFP set to acquire military hardware from Israel, Jordan

The military will be acquiring a wide array of assets and equipment from Jordan and Israel, including two attack helicopters, Defense Secretary Delfin N....

MWSS’s Velasco assures water-supply sufficiency  

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Administrator Reynaldo V. Velasco underscored the importance of teamwork among various stakeholders and strategic planning to address various...

Congress seeks Comelec OK to reset COC filing dates

Congress has appealed to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to reset the period of filing of certificate of candidacy (COC) for the 2019 midterm to...

BOC files criminal charges in unlawful release of shipments at MCT-Phividec

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed criminal charges before the Department of Justice against a dozen individuals allegedly involved in two smuggling schemes...

Senate to review PHL’s ranking in education

THE Senate moved to assess the Philippine education system in a bid to improve its  dismal ranking after placing 113th out of 127 countries in...

MMDA to respect court OK of Angkas operation

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Sunday said it will respect the decision of a Mandaluyong City court allowing a motorcycle ride-hailing app...

DOJ chief to Trillanes: Prove dismissal of charges in Court  Justice Secretary...

Senator Antonio Trillanes
Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Thursday challenged beleaguered Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV to appear and prove before the court his claim that he complied with all the requirements to be eligible for amnesty in 2011, in connection with his role in attempts to overthrow the Arroyo administration.

Sy, Villar, Gokongwei, Razon among richest Filipinos in latest ‘Forbes’ list

Retail tycoon Henry Sy once again topped the Forbes list of billionaires for the Philippines, after registering a wealth of $18.2 billion in the...

LLDA dismayed by court ruling on Taguig land

Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) General Manager Joey Medina was dismayed over the Court of Appeals’s (CA) recent ruling on a property being used...

Office for Transportation Security employee nabbed for wallet theft

Airport police arrested an Office for Transportation Security (OTS) employee, caught in a video recording stealing the wallet containing cash of a Taiwanese passenger. Airport...

Military recovers N.P.A. guns, ammunition in Aurora

Soldiers recovered on Thursday several firearms and homemade bombs in follow-up operations in Aurora following a clash with members of the New People’s Army...

B.O.C. seizes smuggled onions worth P12 million at M.I.C.P

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has announced the seizure of six 40-footer containers loaded with smuggled onions from China worth at least P12 million. Customs...

Palace bares new appointments

President Duterte has appointed former Transportation Undersecretary Cesar B. Chavez to the board of directors of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). Chavez will...

NPC chief lists possible financiers for Mindanao hydro plant rehabilitation

Multilateral lending institutions are keen on shouldering the financing of the multibillion-peso rehabilitation of the Agus-Pulangui hydropower complex, according to an official of the...

House panel: Impeach complaint vs SC justices ‘sufficient in form’

The House of Representatives’s justice committee on Tuesday found the consolidated impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro and six associate justices to...