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SENATORS on Friday questioned the plan of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct mandatory drug testing for teachers and for students from Grade 4 and up, saying that ten-year-old Grade 4 students were too young to undergo such testing.
BORACAY Island Water Co., Inc. (Boracay Water) said it will be fast-tracking its sewer projects as requested by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, which will mean accelerated spending this year.
FORMER chief justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno in an interview Thursday said she is still considering where politics will fit in her life outside the Supreme Court (SC).
WHILE the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas increased its benchmark interest rate for a second month on Wednesday, the action may not be enough to help lift Asia’s worst-performing market, according to some analysts.
THE Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) celebrates Pride Month by screening four award-winning films that empower and recognize the plight of the LGBT community, in all Cine Lokal cinemas as part of PelikuLAYA: An LGBT Film Festival from June 22 to 28.
THE PHILIPPINE Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) on Thursday said it has paid the P7-million fine slapped by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its failure to submit audited financial statements and annual reports, among others.
ONLINE hiring activity in the Philippines increased during the first quarter with the outlook improving due to the country’s strong fundamentals, Monster.com said.
SIX business groups have asked the government’s economic agencies to review the economic and budgetary implications of the change in government system to a federal structure.
The killing of three priests over the last six months -- of Fr. Marcelito Paez last December, 2017, Fr. Mark Ventura in April, and Fr. Richmond Nilo this June -- has provoked both outrage as well as fears that it is part of the Duterte regime’s campaign to silence its critics.
VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA -- Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday’s pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing.
SAINT PETERSBURG -- A battered and bruised Neymar will aim to get Brazil’s World Cup campaign back on track here Friday as the pre-tournament favorites seek to re-assert their title credentials with victory over Costa Rica.
ABOUT 1.5 million Filipino families or 6.6% reported being victimized by common crimes within the past six months, which was one point below the estimated 1.7 million or 7.6% recorded in December 2017, according to a March survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
THE RESULTS of a technical review of the 26 mining sites ordered closed or suspended by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are set to be presented to the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) today.
KUALA LUMPUR -- Business confidence among Asian companies slipped for the first time in three quarters, on mounting worries that US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies would trigger tit-for-tat reprisals and undermine the global trading system.
IRC Properties, Inc. secured original proponent status from the Makati government for its proposed $3.7-billion intra-city rail transport system.
OSTERIA FRANCESCANA is the best restaurant in the world, on a night that had a sense of déjà vu, especially for the Top 10.
HISTORICALLY, salads have been the most disrespected of dishes. They’re an afterthought on the table, overshadowed by a grilled steak, a golden roast chicken, a big bowl of pasta. Even a platter of roasted vegetables outshines “rabbit food.”
SAN FRANCISCO -- A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and Southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp. said on Tuesday.
FACEBOOK, INC. launched a matchmaking system Tuesday to cultivate partnerships between advertisers and video creators as the world’s largest social media company tries to quickly parallel the variety of commercial opportunities offered by its video rival YouTube.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is expecting to impose a suggested retail price (SRP) scheme for basic agricultural commodities including rice and livestock products.
THE PHILIPPINES’ paddy rice output is expected to rise to meet 95-96% of the country’s annual requirement by 2020, from 93% last year, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said on Tuesday.
EAST MEETS WEST and converge onstage as Ballet Manila presents American Stars Gala, a one-night only concert that features some of today’s brightest and...
BASEL, SWITZERLAND — In a year when many major galleries made record sales, conversations at the world’s biggest art fair last week were not just about the eye-watering sums paid for top works, but also about how to ensure the viability of the market’s lower end.
RIZAL COMMERCIAL Banking Corp. (RCBC) is set to launch a remittance service in partnership with two Japanese banks using the blockchain technology for a cheaper and faster way of sending money.