Cacao farmers in Davao City get 4 new hauling trucks

THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) turned over several agri-machinery and equipment worth almost P12 million to various cooperatives and organizations in the city this...

P10M allocated for Paseo del Mar rehabilitation

ZAMBOANGA CITY’s Paseo del Mar, a seaside park that is run as a Local Economic Enterprise (LEE), will be undergoing renovation with a P10-million...

P8.95M seized at Zamboanga City Port from passenger bound for Malaysia

CASH worth P8.95 million carried by a resident of Jolo was intercepted at the Zamboanga City Port Passenger Terminal on Monday afternoon, the Philippine...

2nd Regular Session begins, priorities identified

FEDERALISM, the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, and tax reform topped the legislative priorities identified by the two leaders of the 17th Congress at the...

DoJ Usec: Gov’t yet to eliminate drugs in PHL

By Kristine Joy V. Patag Reporter ON THE DAY of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA), an official of the Department...

Wang Yi in PHL — DFA

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday, July 24, announced Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s official visit to Manila scheduled yesterday and today. The...

Duterte hits SC on RH law but case now at FDA

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 24, criticized the Supreme Court (SC) for not lifting...

DoTr targets transfer to Clark by yearend

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said in a statement on Monday, July 24, that it targets the transfer of its...

Aguirre orders return of high-profile inmates to Bilibid’s maximum compound

JUSTICE SECRETARY Vitaliano N. Aguirre II has ordered the transfer of some of the high-profile inmates currently detained in the Medium Security Compound to...

Fuel prices resume hike

PRICES of petroleum products resume their increase this week after last week’s break, with gasoline posting the biggest rise at P0.90 per liter (/L)​....

Governors, BFAR designate Visayan Sea fishery management area

A COVENANT was signed over the weekend among governors in the Visayas and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for the conservation,...

Tubbataha Reefs declared a ‘sensitive area’ by International Maritime Organization

THE MARINE Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) finally approved the Philippine application for the designation of the Tubbataha Reefs...