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Can Manila get a good joint exploration deal with China in...

NOW that the ball has started rolling for the possible joint exploration by the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea, analysts are...

Meralco: From just a utility to tech-savvy, transparent, empowering partner of...

COMMUNICATION in the power industry used to be a restricted discipline in the Philippines, with the generation and transmission sectors controlled by government, and...

PCC okays Robinsons’s 100% acquisition of Rustan’s Supercenter

THE country's antitrust body has approved Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc.'s acquisition of approximately P18 billion worth of shares of Rustan’s Supercenters Inc. With the Philippine...

URGENT ROAD ALERT: Kennon Road, 10 other  Luzon roads still closed to traffic...

MOTORISTS were advised on Friday by the Department of Public Works and Highways that 11 road sections in Luzon are still impassable to vehicles...

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall...

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall G. Schriver visited the Philippines last August 15 to 17 to reinforce the...

Out in 48 hours or chopped up PHL authorities set deadline...

OUT in 48 hours, or we chop it up. That’s the deadline set by Philippine aviation authorities for a Xiamen Air B737-800 that made...

With inflation, TRAIN suspension still eyed

Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, concluding an initial inquiry on the inflationary effects of the administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion, indicated on Thursday that runaway...

‘Foreign investors don’t worry over federalism’

THE operability, more than the cost and risks of a shift to a federal system, is what concerns the country’s top trade official as...

CTRM decision to keep tariffs needs approval of EDC–Pernia

THE decision of the Cabinet-level Committee on Tariff and Related Matters (CTRM) to reject the proposal of economic managers to cut tariffs on some...

Aspirants for Chief Justice post undergo JBC grilling

THE Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Thursday quizzed aspirants for the Chief Justice position on their financial and real-property assets, their views on judicial independence...

Palace issues complete list of 2019 holidays

MALACAÑANG released  on Thursday the list of regular holidays and special non-working days for 2019. Based on Proclamation 555 signed by the President on August 15,...

‘Duterte may resign if Bongbong wins protest’

PRESIDENT Duterte may step down if defeated vice presidential candidate and former Sen. Ferdinand R. “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. wins his electoral protest against Vice...

Attention Mocha: PCOO memo tells staff to mind social media posts

THE Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) released a memorandum on Thursday reminding all of its officials and employees, including Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, that they should...

National I.D. boosts bid to meet sustainable development goals–expert

INSTITUTIONALIZING identification systems will help countries like the Philippines meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to an expert from the World Bank. In a...

PHL Navy ships make port visit in Guam after joining naval exercise...

TWO Philippine Navy vessels docked on Wednesday in Guam for a port visit following their participation in the month-long world’s biggest naval exercise in Hawaii. The BRP...

MMDA willing to amend HOVL traffic scheme on EDSA

IN Pasay City today, August 16, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said that he spoke to the Metro Manila...

Labor strike notices grew 18.7% in H1–DOLE data

More workers threatened to hold work stoppage in the first half of the year due to disputes with their management, the Department of Labor...

CTRM nixes reduction of tariffs on food items

THE Cabinet-level Committee on Tariff and Related Matters (CTRM) on Wednesday decided to thumb down the recommendation of economic managers to reduce import duties...

House to resume budget hearings after reaching ‘compromise’ with Palace

AFTER reaching a “compromise” with the Palace, the leadership of the House of Representatives on Wednesday said the lower chamber will now resume its hearings on...

DOF upbeat on PHL economy in H2

THE Philippine economy will grow faster in the second half of this year, on the back of larger investment inflows and exports, higher infrastructure...