Heavy rainfall alert raised over western PHL but tropical depression not seen to intensify

Heavy rainfall warnings were raised in western parts of the country Wednesday as tropical depression Caloy enhanced the southwest monsoon, state weather bureau PAGASA...

Regional court clears gun charges vs rights worker

A regional court in Calamba City has dismissed the illegal gun possession charges against a human rights worker arrested during what has been dubbed...

VP Robredo takes a bow with highest audit rating

Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo is ending her six-year term with a good governance record after her office again received an unqualified...

PHL, US firms ink deal for weapons assembly in Bataan

American firm Daycraft Systems Corporation has partnered with a local company for a weapons assembly plant in a freeport zone in the country’s north,...

Tribunal rejects lawsuits vs Marcos presidency

THE SUPREME Court has denied petitions seeking to bar President-elect Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. from the May election, paving the way for his proclamation as the Philippine’s 17th president on June 30.

Philippine elections fell short, human rights group says

A GLOBAL human rights coalition on Tuesday said the May national and local elections in the Philippines did not meet the standards of free, honest, and fair voting due to numerous reports of human rights violations and incidents pointing to fraud.

Gov’t keeps Alert Level 1 for NCR and most areas

MOST areas in the Philippines will remain under the lowest coronavirus alert up to the first half of July, according to the presidential palace, as authorities modified the matrices used to determine quarantine classifications.

Solo parents to get more benefits with new law 

A CONGRESS-approved bill that grants additional benefits to solo parents became a law without President Rodrigo R. Duterte's signature. 

Palace supports filing of charges vs those linked to agri smuggling 

THE PRESIDENTIAL Palace on Tuesday said charges should be filed against the 22 officials and personalities allegedly involved in the smuggling of agriculture products into the country. 

Over 600,000 tricycle drivers to receive fuel subsidy  

THE DEPARTMENT of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday announced that 617,806 tricycle drivers nationwide will be receiving fuel cash subsidy under the agency's program to address rising fuel prices. 

Samar coastal road partially opened 

THE ₱1.126-billion Samar Pacific Coastal Road project in central Philippines is now partially open, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Tuesday. 

Coconut processing plant in Zamboanga City gutted by fire 

FIREFIGHTERS in Zamboanga City on Tuesday morning were still working to put out a fire that broke out late Monday at a coconut processing plant located along the city’s coastal area.
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