Hasten vaccine rollout to minors along with gradual return to physical classes — lawmaker 

SENATOR SHERWIN T. Gatchalian, chair of the Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture, is pushing government to speed up the launch of the vaccination program for minors while preparing for the gradual return to physical classes in low-risk areas of the country.  

Low-priced frozen pork, chicken to be sold in Marikina   

LOW-PRICED frozen pork and chicken products will be sold at the Marikina Riverbanks Center every Saturday through a government program in partnership with private firms.  

Taraka set to commission 1st LGU-funded solar power irrigation, water system in Mindanao  

THE SMALL rural town of Taraka in Lanao del Sur will be commissioning part of its solar-powered irrigation and water supply system on Aug. 10, the first local government-funded project under the Mindanao Development Authority's (MinDA) water supply program.  

More Swedish investors looking at ventures on BPO, manufacturing, dealership in Davao 

THE SWEDISH business community is exploring investment opportunities in Davao City, including in business process outsourcing (BPO) and dealership where some companies from the European country already have a local presence.  

P100-M cash aid distributed to displaced workers in Mt. Province  

MORE THAN P100 million in cash aid was distributed to over 5,000 displaced workers in Mountain Province through the Labor department’s assistance program for workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.  

Duterte keeps military pact with US

President Rodrigo Duterte has restored a military pact with the US on the  deployment of troops for war games, reversing a decision that had caused concern in...

350 more Filipinos come home

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) brought home 350 more Filipinos who got stranded in Dubai amid a coronavirus pandemic, it said in a...

New SC justice applicants named

The Supreme Court (SC) has released a list of the 11 applicants vying for the associate justice position.  Of the 11 applicants, two are from...

Convicted drug lord dies

A convicted drug lord has died of various illnesses, jail officials said on Friday.   Vicente Sy died after a cardiac arrest while waiting to be...

Duterte fully restores troop pact with United States 

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has restored a crucial pact governing the presence of US troops in the Philippines, the two countries’ defense ministers said...