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THE CHINESE AIRLINE whose disabled passenger jet caused the closure last Friday, Aug. 17, of a runway at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) apologized for that incident, even as Philippine officials mulled possible penalties against the company.
MALACAÑANG ON Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte may step down once former senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. wins in his electoral protest against incumbent Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said once he steps down, he prefers the “likes” of Senator Francis Joseph G. Escudero or former senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. as his successor over his constitutional successor Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo.
GOVERNMENT-OWNED and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) have remitted a total of P32.03 billion this year to the National Government, the Department of Finance said in a briefer on Wednesday, Aug. 15, marking 2018 GOCC Day.
IT may take a sitting President and a former president-turned Speaker to break the current deadlock between the Executive and the House of Representatives over the P3.757-trillion national spending plan proposed for next year.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte is “exploring all options” on his proposed shift to a federal form of government amid concerns even in his own circle over its impact on the economy, Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said Monday, Aug. 13.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has ordered the relief of “around 20” officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center including its top officials, Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said on Monday, Aug. 13.
THE PHILIPPINE government said on Monday that the Philippines will continue to assert its sovereign rights over the disputed territories in the South China Sea despite the latest incident where a Filipino pilot was threatened by the Chinese Navy while flying over the area.
MALACAÑANG ON Sunday reminded the public to “stay alert and safe” amid flooding and heavy rains in various parts of the country, especially in Metro Manila and parts of Luzon.
MALACAÑANG ON Sunday confirmed that the United States will soon return the Balangiga bells, which were taken as a war booty by members of the US army during the Philippine-American War in 1901 from the Catholic church in Balangiga, Eastern Samar.
SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian has filed a resolution urging his colleagues to look into the economic implications of the proposed shift to a federal system of government.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday instructed the warring factions in his party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), to unite and prepare for the 2019 elections.
A SURVEY by the Social Weather Stations released Tuesday night showed 73% of respondents approving a National ID system.
Malacañang on Wednesday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice (DoJ) to review the contract lease entered into by Nayong Pilipino Foundation, Inc. (NPFI) with Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corp. (LRPDC).
SENATORS, members of the Consultative Committee, and even officials of the executive branch criticized on Monday a video pitch on federalism by Communications Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux J. Uson that made rounds in social media over the weekend.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte is scheduled to sign on Monday, Aug. 6, the Philippine Identification (ID) System Act which institutionalizes a single official identification for all Filipino citizens and foreign residents in the country, Malacañang said in an advisory on Sunday.
By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter THE Philippine government hopes that the money allegedly stashed in the United States by Janet Lim-Napoles and five members of...
PUBLIC WORKS and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar on Wednesday said his office has already received the complete proposal of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) for the extension of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx) tollroad to Ilocos Sur.
TEN PEOPLE, including troops and civilians, were killed when an explosion tore through a van at an army checkpoint near the city proper of Lamitan early Tuesday, as authorities warned the blast could be linked to a wider plot by Islamic militants.
MALACAÑANG HAS submitted to Congress its version of the proposed law for the creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. disclosed on Tuesday.
THE Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) held its first Bangsamoro Consultative Assembly at Camp Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao Sunday, July 29, amid efforts to acquaint residents and voters in the proposed Bangsamoro Region with the draft Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte last week.
DEFENSE Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana on Friday issued an apology to former foreign affairs secretary Albert F. del Rosario and Acting Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Antonio T. Carpio for saying that The Hague’s 2016 ruling favoring the Philippines in a maritime dispute with China is “an empty victory.”
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed an executive order (EO) that cuts and condones real property taxes and interest and/or penalties assessed on the power generation facilities of independent power producers (IPPs).
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the petition of online news site Rappler.com to reverse the decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoking its incorporation papers for failing to meet the constitutional limits on foreign ownership.
MALACAÑANG on Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte will take up at a Cabinet meeting scheduled Aug. 6 the recent Supreme Court ruling increasing the local government units’ (LGUs) share of national government revenues.
IN THE SECOND of three presidential debates in 2016, then-candidate Rodrigo R. Duterte asked contender Grace Poe, by way of testing her relative inexperience in her five-plus years in public office, what she would do in a Chinese attack on the Philippine Coast Guard.