MILF leader killed in Cotabato

COTABATO CITY — Gunmen shot and killed a commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), who once served as a municipal councillor in...

Fil-Am wins citizenship case

THE SUPREME COURT (SC) has overturned a Court of Appeals (CA) decision on the deportation of Filipino-American Walter Manuel F. Prescott, citing the Bureau...

Analyst advises Manila to beef up defense against China aggression

WORKING for peace in disputed waters would require the Philippines to ramp up its military modernization to deter China’s increasing aggression in the South China Sea, a renowned analyst said on Wednesday.

LPA develops, may bring rains as dams near critical levels

A CLOUD cluster outside of the Philippine area of responsibility (LPA) has developed into a low-pressure area (LPA), while water levels in Angat Dam and some others reached their critical levels, the state weather bureau said on Wednesday.

No restrictions amid low COVID hospitalization rates — DoH

THE PHILIPPINES said on Wednesday that its hospital use rate for COVID-19 remains significantly low and would not recommend any travel restrictions or mask mandate rules yet.

House approves Divorce bill on final reading

THE HOUSE of Representatives on Wednesday approved on third and final reading House Bill (HB) No. 9349, a measure seeking to reinstitute divorce as another mode for terminating marriage.

5 Pinoys aboard Singapore Airlines flight injured

THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday said the five Filipinos on board the Singapore Airlines that hit “extreme turbulence” and made an...

Gov’t OKs old school calendar

THE PHILIPPINE government has approved a proposal to gradually return to the old academic calendar, as extreme weather events including extreme heat have been...

Seize lots of ‘fake Pinoys’ — Barbers

THE GOVERNMENT should take possession of the properties of a real estate firm involved in the P3.6 billion worth of illegal drugs recently busted...

SSS poised to sue 655 employers

THE SOCIAL Security System (SSS) will file criminal charges against 655 delinquent employers for not remitting P257 million in workers’ contributions. It has also filed...

Top NPA member convicted

A TAGUIG court has found a member of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) guilty of rebellion for attacks against military personnel and communication...

CHED quizzed over Chinese influx

A PHILIPPINE congressman on Wednesday shifted blame for the influx of Chinese students in Cagayan province from the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to the...