Malaysian consulate, tourism sector planning Davao-KL ‘nights’ to help promote AirAsia flights

DAVAO’S TOURISM sector and the Malaysian consulate in the city are planning a promotional campaign to help boost passenger traffic for AirAsia’s Davao-Kuala Lumpur...

Lanao provincial gov’t allays fears that military will take big chunk of Marawi City...

THE LANAO del Sur provincial government has assured locals that there is no truth to reports and social media conversations that the military will...

Bullet-wounded flying lemur rescued

A FEMALE Philippine flying lemur, which had two bullet wounds on the legs, was rescued in Barangay Tuanadatu in Maitum town on Aug. 8...

DA reports bird flu in Pampanga town

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor THE Department of Agriculture has ordered the culling of about 200,000 fowl in a town in Pampanga where cases of...

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolts Batangas, neighboring areas

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral, Reporter A MAGNITUDE 6.3 earthquake jolted the Luzon province of Batangas on Friday afternoon, Aug. 11, that was also felt...

Duterte on Customs’ shabu controversy: ‘I’m still scouting for one to replace all’

By Carmencita A. Carillo, Correspondent PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday, Aug. 10, hinted at a revamp in the Bureau of Customs (BoC), amid its...

Senator JV Ejercito cleared of alleged anomalous firearms purchase

THE Sandiganbayan 6th Division has acquitted Senator Joseph Victor G. Ejercito and 14 others of technical malversation charges in connection with the 2008 purchase...

Honasan posts bail in connection with graft charge

SENATOR Gregorio B. Honasan II on Friday morning, Aug. 11, surrendered to police authorities at the Biñan City Police Station, according to a statement...

Party-list lawmaker tops net worth of House members with P7 billion

1PACMAN Party-list Representative Michael Odylon L. Romero is the richest member of the House of Representatives, according to the recently published statements of assets,...

Some P3 billion spent in offensive against Maute group: Lorenzana

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral, Reporter THE Philippine government has so far spent about P3 billion in the still ongoing military operations against Islamic State...

Gov’t defends Cayetano’s remarks on China’s island-buildup amid US report to the contrary

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral, Reporter THE Philippine government on Friday sought to explain recent remarks by the country’s top diplomat that China has stopped...

North Korea’s missile threat a ‘source of concern’: AFP

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral, Reporter NORTH Korea’s plan to launch missiles at the US Pacific territory, particularly near Guam, is a “source of concern,”...