Hurdles ahead as Marcos begins six-year presidency

Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr., starts his six-year term as Philippines president on Thursday facing a host of challenges, from rising inflation and pandemic...

Head state auditor named; other Cabinet picks remain unknown

A day before his six-year term begins, President-elect Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has yet to name those who will lead key agencies that have...

P11-P13 minimum jeepney fare takes effect July 1 nationwide

MINIMUM fare will be P11 for traditional jeepneys and P13 for modern jeepneys starting July 1 nationwide, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board...

News company Rappler to appeal shutdown order

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has upheld an earlier decision ordering the closure of Rappler, Inc., which was...

Gov’t delivers cash aid in response to hike in oil prices, basic goods

Distribution of the first batch of cash aid intended for an initial 1.2 million Filipino households amid the rising costs of fuel and other...

Lawyers’ group urges Marcos gov’t to cooperate with drug war probe

A lawyers’ group on Wednesday called on the incoming administration of President-elect Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

Sotto defends list of agri smugglers and protectors

The outgoing Senate chief has defended the list of alleged smugglers of agricultural goods and their protectors provided under the chamber’s committee of the...

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.
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