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HUNDREDS of Quezon City policemen who were inoculated with Dengvaxia will be monitored by the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) to determine if any of them will develop severe dengue. The hospital on Sunday started the profiling of the policemen and their dependents who were administered with the dengue vaccine.…

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The Philippines, Indonesia and Japan will host the 2023 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup, Malacañang announced on Sunday. The three Asian countries edged out Argentina and Uruguay in the bidding for the major sports event. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the country’s hosting of the international sports competition will…

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President Rodrigo Duterte is reviewing a bill proposing the removal of travel tax on international flights, according to an official of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza). “We presented it to the President… I think it is about time to do something about it,” Tieza General Manager and…

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THE COURT of Tax Appeals (CTA) has dismissed a tax evasion case filed against Jeane Napoles, daughter of Janet Lim-Napoles, for insufficiency of evidence. In a resolution released on December 6, the CTA granted Napoles’ demurrer to evidence on criminal cases nos. O-453. Napoles was accused of failing to file…

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CATARMAN, Northern Samar: A rise in HIV-AIDS cases in Eastern Visayas has alarmed the Department of Health (DoH) here, prompting it to issue a warning about the spike in Region 8. Roderick Boyd Cerro, a nurse, said five of the 127 HIV/AIDS cases reported in August alone this year led…

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THE Philippine National Police (PNP) barred international human rights commissioners from visiting Sen. Leila de Lima on Sunday, International Human Rights Day. Based on the information provided by de Lima’s office, human rights commissioners Rosslyn Joy Noonan, director of New Zealand Center for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice and…

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TWO school officials died while 26 others, mostly student athletes from University of Rizal System (URS), were injured when the bus they were riding fell into a ravine along the national road in Barangay Nicolas Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro at about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Police identified the fatalities as Elmer…

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SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) has claimed responsibility for the twin explosions that wounded seven soldiers of the Philippine Marines and a policeman in Upi town of Maguindanao. Abu Misry Mama, spokesman for the outlawed Islamic State-inspired BIFF, said their armed group was behind the attack…

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Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd has directed the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to explore the possibility of amicably settling its pending and future tax disputes with government-owned-and-controlled corporations (GOCCs) to avoid costly and protracted legal battles. He said it would be pointless for both the BIR and the GOCCs…

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SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Polomolok, South Cotabato killed during a shoot out three men suspected of executing the town’s deputy police chief last September and another policeman in Surallah town in October. Chief Insp. Aldrin Gonzales, PNP-Region 12 information chief, said the joint…

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