QC, NGO in pilot project vs online child pornography

An international non-governmental organization (NGO), several partners and the local government of Quezon City will pilot a three-year project to fight online sexual abuse...

Plastic knives, knuckles banned in Makati City

Plastic and fan knives (balisong) and plastic knuckles are banned in Makati City. This was announced by Mayor Abigail Binay after the city council passed...

Muntinlupa set for centennial celebration

Muntinlupa is all set for its 100th year celebration as an independent municipality that is meant to add cheers to the festive Yuletide season...

43rd MMFF Parade of Stars goes to Muntinlupa

CHRISTMAS won’t be the same as the previous years in the southern tip of the capital region, as the highly anticipated star-studded Metro Manila...

NBI ordered to rejoin campaign vs. illegal drugs

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II has directed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to join anew the government’s war against illegal drugs. Aguirre issued...

Government to get court’s nod on declaration of CPP, NPA as terror groups

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II  has ordered the Office of Prosecutor General (OPG) to file a formal petition before the regional trial court (RTC) to...

Manila, Meralco sync plans to better serve city residents

The local government of Manila and the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) held on Wednesday a joint strategic planning session at the City Hall’s Bulwagang Villegas to...

Palscon vows strict labor-law compliance

Officials and members of the Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors (Palscon) recently gathered for the group’s seventh National Forum and forged a firm commitment...

Manila bids to become first drug-free city

As part of his vision of a “drug-free” Manila, Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada has initiated the conduct of symposium in communities to educate residents...

Government moves vs human traffickers using Naia as jumping-off point

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano  N. Aguirre II on Wednesday directed  the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to work closely to identify...

Only select PNP units will conduct operations vs illegal drugs

The Philippine National Police may be back in the anti-illegal drugs campaign in support of the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA), but not all...

Insular Life, IFC in partnership to expand women’s access to insurance

Insular Life and the World Bank’s International Finance Corp. (IFC) recently entered into a partnership to educate and offer risk-mitigating solutions for women in...

Nieva honored among Bantayog heroes, martyrs  

The late writer, journalist, union organizer and activist Antonio Ma. Nieva, who devoted his life to the defense of press freedom, the rights of...

Estrada to Quiapo communities: Prepare early for 2018 ‘Traslación’

EXPECTING a massive flock of devotees, Manila Mayor Joseph E. Estrada ordered on Tuesday the early preparations for the upcoming Traslación, or the Black...

Muntinlupa receives 2nd Jose Rizal Award from DOH

FOR the second consecutive year, Muntinlupa City received the Jose Rizal Award from the Department of Health (DOH) for its outstanding blood-donation service program. The...

Makati giving Christmas bags to 300,000 residents

The Makati City government has started giving Christmas bags to over 300,000 of its residents under its “Pamaskong Handog” program, including some 78,000 senior...

Naia authorities foil attempt to smuggle 2 Chinese to UK

Airport authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle two Chinese illegals to the United Kingdom (UK), using Manila as a jump-off point. The Bureau of Immigration...

NCRPO to deploy 9,559 cops for the holidays

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will deploy nearly 10,000 uniformed personnel to key areas in Metro Manila in order to ensure the...

3 PHL cities to receive aid to combat climate change

THREE Philippine cities—Pasig, Parañaque and Marikina—have been chosen as project sites that will receive assistance from the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)-Local...

Erap distributes construction supplies to fire victims in Paco, San Miguel

MANILA City Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada once again distributed construction supplies to around 100 families who lost homes due to separate fire incidents in...