DEFENSE SECRETARY Delfin N. Lorenzana met with his American counterpart, James N. Mattis, at the Pentagon last Tuesday to highlight the “longstanding friendship and values between the Philippines and the United States.”
THE DEATH toll in the Philippines from typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) has climbed to 81 and could hit triple digits as searchers dig through a landslide where dozens are presumed dead, authorities said Wednesday.
MORE THAN 10 municipal mayors in the Cagayan Valley Region and Cordillera Administrative Region may face show-cause orders for being physically absent during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
THE 900TH Negosyo Center in the country has been opened, located in Carmen, Agusan del Norte. Under Republic Act 10644, the Go Negosyo Act of 2014, the Negosyo Centers are intended to help entrepreneurs by providing access to markets and financing, training programs, and a simplified business registration process.