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BOC records P37-M drug haul in 3 months

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
    Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña presented to the members of the press the parcels of illegal drugs that they intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in that...

Roque: Teachers’ pay hike possible after TRAIN 2

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
    QUEZON PROVINCE, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Wednesday, August 15, announced before more than 8,000 educators, the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to increase the monthly...

Andaya: Palace agrees to restore budget cuts; budget briefing to resume

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. announced Wednesday (August 15) that the budget issue with the Executive branch has already been resolved. Andaya said the...

Comelec campaigns to remove doubts on automated elections

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) wants to employ concrete security features that will further protect the automation system of the 2019 midterm elections. This is the...

Senate wants stop of driver-only ban in EDSA

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate leadership filed on Wednesday (August 15) a resolution seeking to stop the implementation of the driver-only ban on EDSA. Authors of the resolution...

House approves rice tarrification bill

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) approved on third and final reading, the proposed rice tarrification bill that imposes tariffs on rice in place of import quotas....

Diokno: Solons want higher budget to impress voters

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno explained on Wednesday (August 15) the possible reason why lawmakers want higher budget for next year. Diokno speculates that it is because...

13 NPA rebels surrender in Batangas

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
Thirteen members of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in Cavite and Batangas have decided to return to the government fold after experiencing hardship, starvation and false hope under the terrorist group....

AFP Chief of Staff sets one-month period to overhaul Health Services Command

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, the Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) wants an overhaul of its Health Services Command following issues of corruption among its ranks. In line...

MMDA kicks off week-long dry run of ‘driver-only ban’ in EDSA

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has begun Wednesday (August 15) its week-long dry run for the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme. The proposed...