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PCOS critic Glenn Chong says ambush-slay of aide was planned. Was he...

LAWYER Glenn Chong, an election reform advocate and now senatorial aspirant, cried foul over police allegations that his slain bodyguard is a member of a syndicate, and described the alleged “encounter” as orchestrated by lawmen.

Joint congressional session to resolve Mindanao martial-law extension today

Philippines Martial Law Extension
The Senate and the House of Representatives are expected to hold a joint session today (Wednesday) to deliberate and pass a resolution calling for a one-year extension of martial law and suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao.

DILG chief says Red’s holiday truce declaration meaningless, propaganda

Interior Secretary Eduardo M. Año on Tuesday dismissed the reported unilateral cease-fire declaration of the Communist Party of the Philippines as meaningless and nothing...

DPWH seeks P2-billion funding for Tacloban-Palo diversion road

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is trying to secure some P2 billion to complete the construction of the Tacloban-Palo Diversion Road...

Garin vs Ubial: DOJ wraps up Dengvaxia vaccine probe

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has wrapped up its preliminary investigation into the complaint lodged by former Health Secretary Janette Garin against her successor,...

Senate, House prep for joint session on Mindanao martial law extension

THE House of Representatives on Monday adopted House Concurrent Resolution 24 providing that Both Houses of Congress Convene in Joint Session to deliberate on...

Synchronized Cha-cha plebiscite, 2019 polls ‘impossible’ now–Comelec exec 

The Commission on Elections (Comelec)  on Monday said that the holding of the plebiscite for Charter change (Cha-cha) synchronized with the 2019 midterm elections...

BI deploys additional personnel with onset of holiday rush

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday said it would beef up its personnel at different international airports across the country in anticipation of...

Senate OKs new measure on child-adoption process

With 17 yes votes, no negative vote and no abstention, the Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading simplifying the adoption process...

PHL calls for stronger climate action after release of ‘alarming’ IPCC...

The Philippines continues to lead climate-vulnerable nations in seeking climate justice as it urged countries to push harder in the global fight against climate...

DOJ chief says Trillanes can leave the country if…

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Monday directed the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to let opposition Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV leave the country...

El Nido fails to protect environment despite P55.2M collected from tourists

ABOUT P55.21 million in ecotourism development fees were collected by the municipal government of El Nido in 2017, up 19 percent from the P46.32...

Authorities stop entry of wildlife species

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) reported on Saturday that authorities intercepted 34 wildlife species at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). In a statement, the...

CA declares another high-ranking exec liable for illegal cash advances

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the petition filed by a high-ranking official of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) seeking to stop his...

Tawi-Tawi short film bags top award in Moro film fest

DAVAO CITY—A young boy’s search for opportunity at a coastal village in the Philippines’s southernmost island and a girl’s survival efforts at an evacuation...

A ‘hyperbole,’ Palace says of Duterte’s prodding to eliminate ‘useless’ bishops

Malacañang on Thursday embarked on yet another damage-control measure after President Duterte issued a statement urging the public to eliminate “useless and critical” Roman...

Tougher collective measures vs human trafficking sought

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Thursday called on the international community to come up with firm and collective measures, to address human trafficking. Speaking...

Forest tree species undergo ‘genetic diversity’ assessment

To boost the production and ensure the constant supply of quality wood, five forest tree species—the Benguet pine, bagalunga, molave, ipil and narra—have been...

AFP: Nothing controversial about PAF chief Kintanar’s early retirement option 

The military on Thursday doused speculations that a corruption controversy preceded the decision of Lt. Gen. Galileo Gerard Kintanar Jr. to opt for an...

Marina revamps five maritime courses for STCW compliance

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is revamping five maritime training course packages to “sustain the production of high quality and competent Filipino seafarers through...