DFA eyes diplomatic protest after Chinese transport plane landing at Panganiban...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is mulling over the filing of a diplomatic protest over the reported landing of two Chinese military transport...

SC ruling on quo warranto petition against CJ out in May  

ACTING Chief Justice Antonio T. Carpio on Thursday disclosed that the Supreme Court (SC) has agreed to rule next month on the quo warranto  petition filed by the...

Inting assumes Comelec post

Less than a month before the barangay and Sanggunisang Kabataan elections (BSKE), the Commission on Election (Comelec) on Thursday welcomed its new commissioner. In a...

Cusi files request to tap Malampaya  fund for exploration vessel acquisition

A request to tap Malampaya fund to purchase an exploration vessel has been submitted by the Department of Energy (DOE). “I proposed that we acquire...

LTFRB told to end ‘virtual monopoly’ in TNC market after Uber withdrawal

Lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to expedite the approval and entry of other transportation network companies (TNCs) in the...

Tourism resiliency bill up for House plenary approval

AS the government prepares for the implementation of the six-month closure of Boracay next week, the House Committee on Tourism has endorsed for plenary...

Senate to probe P59.8-million PNP-SAF allowance anomaly

Senate probers are poised to open an inquiry into the controversy surrounding the withheld release of P59.8-million subsistence allowance and hazard pay intended for...

Sereno unfazed by ratings drop, spokesman says 

THE camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes  A. Sereno on Wednesday said they were not surprised with the plunge in the satisfaction ratings of the...

Poll preps at the homestretch as 305,082 file COC for May...

Preparations for the upcoming elections is now nearing its final phase as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) starts next week the purging of the...

Gordon confident of majority support on Dengvaxia report

The Senate’s chief prober last Sunday said he could muster enough signatures to affirm his “chairman’s report,” recommending charges be filed against ex-President Benigno S....

Law experts hail SC ruling on ‘ministerial’ approval of government contracts

Legal experts have welcomed the Supreme Court (SC) ruling that exonerates ranking government officials and heads of local government units of criminal, civil and administrative...

PDEA raids clandestine shabu laboratory in Batangas; 4 Chinese, 4 others nabbed 

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) dismantled on Thursday a clandestine laboratory used in the manufacture of shabu and ecstacy in Batangas and arrested eight people,...

Bora Airport workers won’t lose jobs, pay during resort closure, SMC’s...

DIVERSIFIED conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) assured on Thursday all workers and regular employees of the Boracay Airport will receive full salaries throughout the six-month closure...

Neda initiative seeks to level playing field for state-owned and private...

The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) is urging the formulation of a national competition policy to ensure that both state-owned and private corporations...

ILO and ITUC web portal rates overseas job recruiters

Listing and identification of erring overseas job recruiters of migrant workers is now as easy as clicking a button after the International Labor Organization...

P.E.T. to Bongbong, Leni: Explain gag order ‘violation’  

The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has issued a show cause order directing the camps of former Senator Ferdinand  R. Marcos...

The fight continues—CJ Sereno

Baguio City—Supreme Court  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno has assured her supporters that she would not back down from her fight to remain...

New Justice secretary outlines priorities

Newly appointed Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Wednesday said the Department of Justice (DOJ) would focus on prosecuting crimes related to proliferation of illegal drugs,...

Recto to Albayalde: Beef up police ranks

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph G. Recto, voicing concerns over the looming depletion of law enforcers nationwide, prodded incoming Philippine National Police  Chief Oscar...

Young boys need to be prepared psychologically for circumcision

The summer is upon us and it is the perfect time to usher young boys into “manhood.” For the Department of Health (DOH), summer is...