News

By
0

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A train crash in the eastern US city of Philadelphia injured 42 people early Tuesday, authorities said. Heather Redfern, a spokeswoman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, said a high-speed train ran into another one that was stationary and unoccupied at the 69th Street Terminal in the city’s…

By
0

BAGAC, Bataan: Police on Monday afternoon reported that two bathers drowned in separate incidents in the turbulent waters of the South Chian Sea (West Philippines Sea) in Bagac and Morong towns. They were identified as Manuelito Martin, 21, of Barangay Paraiso in Orani, Bataan and Michael del Rosario, 23, of…

By
0

COTABATO CITY: Efforts to attract investors to this once troubled city got a boost when it won another governance efficiency citation from a national entity last week. It landed on the 2nd top spot of the 2017 search for most competitive cities in the Philippines. Halima Satol-Ibrahim, city information officer,…

By
0

BAGUIO CITY: This year’s celebration of Baguio Day on August 25 with the theme Baguio at 108: The Land of Champions will be highlighted by a Health Fair that the city government is conducting through the health services office under Dr. Rowena Galpo at the Baguio Convention Center. At the…

By
0

President Rodrigo Duterte won’t stop China from what he described was a patrolling activity in Sandy Cay near the Pag-asa island in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) that is within the country’s exclusive economic zone. The President made the decision in connection with a warning made by Supreme…

By
0

Philippine embassies and consulates in the Middle East are expected to be able to respond to the needs of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in distress with President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of P1 billion in additional funding for their respective Assistance to Nationals (ATN) programs, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano…

By
0

THE Land Transportation, Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday said it will investigate a viral post on social media that showed a screen grab of a Facebook chat on their official account. LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra said the reply to a question posed by a Facebook user appeared to…

By
0

THE Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has announced the reopening of applications for the discovery-applied research and extension for trans/inter-disciplinary opportunities (DARE TO) Grant-in-Aid program, which will finance high-impact research proposals of up to P15 million each for a maximum duration of two years. With 76 approved research projects during…