Remains of Filipino worker murdered in Kuwait to be repatriated on Friday

THE REMAINS of a Filipino worker who was allegedly murdered by the 17-year-old son of her employer will be repatriated from Kuwait on Friday,...

Proposed new term limits for president, VP opposed 

A FORMER lawmaker opposed the proposed change in term limits for the two highest elected positions in the country to five years with a...

Slain labor activist’s wife appeals dismissal of murder raps vs cops  

THE WIFE of slain labor activist Emmanuel Asuncion has asked the Department of Justice (DoJ) to reconsider its decision clearing 17 cops linked to...

BoC intercepts P9.5-M smuggled onions in Zamboanga  

CUSTOMS and law enforcement authorities seized P9.49 million worth of suspected smuggled red onions inside boats that arrived in Zamboanga City on two separate...

AF Payments’ Beep launches advance booking feature for Manila-Davao bus route 

AF PAYMENTS, Inc., operator of the reloadable contactless smart card Beep, announced on Thursday a new advance booking system feature for a Manila-Davao bus...

Sarangani obtains P1-B LANDBANK loan for development projects 

LAND BANK of the Philippines (LANDBANK) has approved a P1-billion loan for the Sarangani provincial government to fund development projects.   Sarangani will spend half of...

Pets now allowed to board LRT-2 trains 

DOGS, cats, and other pets will be allowed inside the trains of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT 2) starting Feb. 1, the...

Tulfo files bill requiring health rating labels in food packaging 

SENATOR RAFAEL “Raffy” T. Tulfo has filed a bill requiring health rating labels on packaged food products to provide Filipinos more information on the...

Journalists still in danger of being killed, harassed under Marcos gov’t, says CPJ

FILIPINO journalists remained at risk of getting killed and harassed under the government of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., according to the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

House panel OK’s bill protecting areas of ‘West Philippine Sea’

A PHILIPPINE House of Representatives committee on Wednesday approved a bill that seeks to declare parts of the Spratly Islands and Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea protected zones.

ILO urged to look into plight of Filipino contractual workers

PHILIPPINE labor groups on Wednesday called on the International Labour Organization (ILO) to look into the plight of contractual workers who lack job security. “We...

Search continues for missing plane with 6 on board; Air Force plane crash kills...

THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said a Cessna single-engined general aviation aircraft went missing after departing Cauayan Airport in Isabela on...
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