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Makati court orders Peter Lim’s arrest on drug charges

THE Regional Trial Court of Makati City on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim in connection with the illegal drugs charges...

Nueva Ecija governor seeks DENR ‘clarification’ on quarry ops

Nueva Ecija Governor Czarina “Cherry” Umali is asking the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to clarify the powers vested upon local officials...

House panel approves substitute bill on Islamic banking

The House Committee on Banks and Financial Intermediaries on Tuesday approved a substitute bill that seeks to regulate and organize Islamic banks and attract...

Sabir to boost PHL’s  maritime surveillance, monitoring capability

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has further reinforced its monitoring capability by acquiring a Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (Sabir) system...

Pampanga to reap benefit with HNP political alliance

The alliance of Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and Kambilan, the dominant political party of Pampanga, will serve the best interest of the province. This is...

‘Land grabbers’ invade luxury Angeles City golf course, resort

ANGELES CITY—They arrived onboard a jeepney and a pickup truck and laid out a picnic blanket on the grass before plowing the field with...

Group bewails government failure to implement law vs commercial fishing in municipal...

A nongovernment organization underscored on Tuesday the need to strictly enforce vessel monitoring mandated by the amended fisheries code to deter illegal commercial fishing activities in...

Water turbidity triggers service interruption in Metro Manila–Maynilad

'Dirty’ water flowing out of the tap lately? Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) on Tuesday explained that is because of the significant increase in the...

Amid monsoon flooding, PNP chief orders CIDG to nab hoarders,...

National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde ordered on Monday police intelligence operatives and members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (IDG) to...

Duterte relieves 20 AFP-MC execs, employees over alleged corruption

President Duterte has ordered the relief of some 20 officials and employees of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center (AFP-MC) over alleged...

CBCP eyes to ‘level up’ Church’s role in disaster preparedness, response

A Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) official on Monday said they are now eyeing a “more sustainable” disaster-risk reduction intervention (DRRI), amid...

DBM stands pat on health dept’s 2019 budget slash

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Monday stood pat to its decision to slash the proposed national health budget or next year. Citing that...

Groups reiterate call vs. single-use plastics

Mother Nature, indeed, has her way of fighting back as heavy rains brought about by the southwest monsoon triggered strong waves that washed ashore...

PNP chief relieves entire police force of Lapinig, Northern Samar after...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has relieved its top official in Eastern Visayas and all the members of a police station in Northern Samar...

DOJ files for issuance of HDO vs Peter Lim in Makati...

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Makati City to issue a hold departure order (HDO) against businessman...

Comelec sees low voter turnout for Marawi BSKE polls in September

The Commission on Election (Comelec) is anticipating a lower turnout of voters in the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) in Marawi City...

Andaya: House, Palace in talks over slashed budget for health dept

A leader of the House of Representatives on Sunday said the Palace and the House of Representatives are now in talks on how the...

PHL ‘won’t be left out now’ in space program

‘WE do not want to be left out...we want to build our space technology capability” in order for the country to benefit from...

‘Trabaho’ bill mandates private schools, hospitals to ensure service or pay fine

THE chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means on Thursday warned that underperforming and low-quality private schools and hospitals will be slapped with higher...

DOJ to OGCC: Probe NPFI casino-resort deal

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Thursday directed the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) to determine whether the controversial lease agreement between the Nayong...