PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte led the inauguration Thursday of the 7.42-kilometer Sariaya Bypass Road in Lucena City.
THE ENERGY Regulatory Commission (ERC) has ordered the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) to pay a fine of P980,000 after a unit of the Malaya Thermal Power Plant (MTPP) exceeded its allowable limit for outages.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte would have to decide whether to publish the results of a Justice department investigation of at least 300 more drug-related deaths, the agency said on Thursday.
AUSTRALIA has increased its vaccine aid to the Philippines by A$11.5 million (P437.6 million), raising its total commitment to A$47.49 million, its ambassador to Manila said on Thursday.
AGRICULTURAL losses brought by the onslaught of severe tropical storm Maring (international name: Kompasu) increased to P2.26 billion compared to the P2.17 billion previously estimated, the Agriculture department said.
SHARES extended their climb on Wednesday on hopes of global economic recovery and as the country’s pandemic situation continued to improve, as well as anticipation for the release of third-quarter corporate earnings.
THE PESO weakened versus the greenback on Wednesday following signals from the US Federal Reserve of the possibility of earlier rate hikes.
A HOUSE COMMITTEE approved Wednesday a bill preserving worker benefits and seniority in the event their employers merge.
A JOINT VENTURE operated by the main mobile service providers said over 1,000 subscribers have switched networks since the commercial launch at the end of September of Mobile Number Portability (MNP).
THE GRID operator issued a yellow alert warning lasting a few hours over the Luzon power grid Wednesday afternoon, after five power plants with a total capacity of 1,230 megawatts (MW) went on forced outage.