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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...

C5-South Link Expressway on track for 2019 completion–MPT South

The construction of the first phase of the P10-billion C5-South Link Expressway is on track to meet its scheduled completion set for the first...

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...

Cavite now included in HNCP for ‘Big One’ through Viper

The Vulnerability and Impact Reduction to Earthquake (Viper) project has included Cavite in the Harmonized National Contingency Plan (HNCP) for the “Big One,” a...

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...

Landslide near quarry site buries 20 homes, kills 3 people in...

Rescuers are now racing against time to save residents of two small communities whose houses were buried under tons of soil and rocks following...

PHL posts $1.27-billion BOP surplus, its first for 2018

THE country’s dollar transactions with the rest of the world made a turnaround in August from its consistent deficit this year, as the Bangko...

House resumes work on 2019 budget

THE House of Representatives on Wednesday resumed its plenary deliberations on the P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget after the chairman of the Committee on Appropriations expressed support...

Neda: PHL could gain $42 million from trade war THE Philippine...

THE Philippine economy stands to gain $42.2 million annually from the ongoing trade war between the United States and China between 2018 and 2022, according to the National Economic and Development Authority.

With low price, NFA could miss palay procurement goal

THE National Food Authority (NFA) said it may not be able to hit its palay procurement target of 100,000 metric tons (MT) this year,...

Debates over ‘pork’ insertions, health cuts seen to hound 2019...

SENATE Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon vowed on Wednesday to closely scrutinize pork barrel “insertions” estimated at P55 billion, in the P3.757-trillion 2019 budget...

Government to work with miners to build ‘public confidence’ in sector after Itogon...

AN official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the Duterte administration will collaborate with mining companies to build “public confidence”...

World Bank emergency loan facility for PHL to expire end-September

THE Philippines has less than two weeks to tap a $500-million loan facility from the World Bank that it can use for the rehabilitation...

Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion

LOSSES incurred by Northern Luzon farmers from Typhoon Ompong have risen to about P17 billion, according to the latest assessment of the Department of...

DOTr readies to put 170,000 jeepneys in the scrap yard

A Department of Transportation (DOTr) official on Wednesday revealed the Duterte administration is targeting to take out from the road and put to scrap...

Senate probers detain witness in P6.8-billion shabu shipment

Senate probers moved on Wednesday to detain another witness in the P6.8-billion seized shabu shipment after being cited in contempt “for lying” to members of the...

C.B.C.P. delegates fly to Vatican for bishops’ synod next month

SEVEN Filipino clergy are bound for the Vatican next month after being selected by Pope Francis to participate in the upcoming Synod of Bishops...

Garin faults Ubial over rise of Dengvaxia deaths, imprudence rap

Former Department of Health Secretary Janette Garin has filed charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide against her successor, Paulyn Ubial, in connection with...

Sara Duterte: Judge lobbying for junking of disbarment case vs...

DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has advised the Office of the President to be wary of a  judge, whom she did not name, who...