Writ of amparo filed vs ‘Tokhang’ in San Andres

A PETITION was filed on Wednesday before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the issuance of a writ of amparo to protect certain individuals, as...

Muntinlupa international education fair to highlight learning prospects abroad

MUNTINLUPA City government tied up with Edukasyon.ph for the staging of an international education fair at the Festival Mall in Alabang on October 21...

QC targets to house more families next year

A total of 5,000 poor families in Quezon City would be having their own homes before the end of 2018, a city official announced...

Manila is 2nd-worst megacity for women in Southeast Asia

Manila is the second-worst megacity in Southeast Asia for women in 2017, according to the latest poll of Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF). The TRF poll...

DENR slaps firm P150,000 fine for polluting Manila Bay

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) slapped a P150,000 fine against a company that it earlier found to be causing pollution in...

Estrada seeks revitalization of  barangays’ antidrug councils

In his desire to make Manila the first-ever drug-free city in the country, Mayor Joseph E. Estrada has ordered the revitalization of antidrug abuse...

‘Employees must get higher pay as mall hours adjust’

Employees should be given a night differential rate apart from the overtime (OT) pay once malls have adjusted their shopping hours from 11 a.m....

Jeep strike paralyzes around 90% of Camanava transport

The nationwide jeepney strike has paralyzed at least 90 percent of transport in the Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, and Valenzuela (Camanava) area, the Pinagkaisang Samahan...

Manila to auction 22-hectare lot over P1-billion unpaid tax arrears

The city government of Manila is set to auction a 22-hectare property in Parola Compound, Tondo, after its owner failed to settle his tax...

QC raises red flag on dengue cases

Noting a sharp increase in the number of dengue cases from the period covering January to September this year, the local government of Quezon...

Aboitiz Foundation turns over library, research hub to school in Taguig

A NEWLY refurbished library and research center was turned over to a public elementary school in Taguig City to further hone the research skills of...

CA affirms decision allowing Army and Navy Club’s conversion

The Court of Appeals (CA) upheld its ruling in favor of the conversion of the historic Army and Navy Club in Manila into a...

16 violators nabbed on 1st day of Muntinlupa smoking ban

MUNTINLUPA Smoke Free Task Force (SFTF), led by Muntinlupa City Police Station (MCPS), reported that 16 violators were apprehended in Alabang area during “Oplan...

Overcharging tricycle drivers to face stiffer penalties

Following mounting complaints from Quezon City residents, tricycle drivers and operators who charge more than the official fare rate may face six months imprisonment...

Makati SPEd kids receive ₧5,000

Over 500 qualified special education (Sped) learners enrolled in school year 2017-2018 in 10 public elementary and high schools in Makati City received P5,000...

Makati launches Asean’s first pet microchipping program

Makati City has formally launched its citywide pet microchipping program—the first in Southeast Asia—aimed at animal identification, pet recovery and rabies prevention. More than 30,000...

Alleged rice smuggler Bangayan snubs DOJ’s preliminary probe

SUSPECTED rice smuggler Davidson Bangayan, a.k.a. “David Tan”, failed to show up in the preliminary investigation being conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ)...

JLL: PHL can compete with world’s best cities

The Philippines faces an uphill climb if it aspires to land in the list of well–established and most successful cities in the world So explains...

Manila cruise port to open before end of Duterte term

To meet the growing demand for cruise lines in key Philippine destinations, a cruise-port facility will be opening in Manila before the end of...

Pepsi, Rotary cheer up troops recovering at Army Hospital in Taguig

Some 150 Army soldiers who were wounded in the protracted armed conflict in Marawi City in Mindanao had an afternoon of fun and exchange...