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NANNING, CHINA: The province of Isabela has “charmed” its way to prominence in the 10th China-Asean Expo (CAExpo) in this city. Isabela has been chosen as one of the Cities of Charm in the trade fair. Cities or Charm are handpicked cities or provinces across the 10 Asean countries and…

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Malacañang on Friday shot down a call for the parliamentary system of government in the Philippines. The Manila Times earlier cited a suggestion to abolish the Congress and the Presidency, saying such system of government remained the best way the country could curb corruption. It noted that that presidential system…

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No Mar Roxas for president in 2016? Amid the intrigues hounding him, Interior Sec. Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd clarified on Friday that he has no plans of running for president in 2016. At least for the time being. In a chance interview after the House of Representatives’ budget hearing for…

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Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) are prohibited to compel their students to enroll in review classes based on their choice. This resulted from the signing of Republic Act 10609 or Protection of Students’ Right to Enroll in Review Centers Act of 2013 which bans universities and colleges from compelling students to…

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Where is the wisdom that is supposed to come with old age? The Commission on Elections (Comelec) warned the Party-list group Coalition of Senior Citizens in the Philippines to name their representatives in Congress before their term of office expires. So far, the group has been unable to reach an…

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‘TIS the season to be extra vigilant against crimes. The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Friday ordered all police units in the metropolis to crack down on robbery and other index crimes especially now that the Yuletide Season is just around the corner. NCRPO director Chief Supt. Marcelo…

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Mayor Oscar Malapitan of Caloocan City on Friday tasked the City Engineer’s Office to look into all pending roadworks in the city’s main thoroughfares that could be a major cause of traffic. Malapitan personally directed Chief Executive Officer-Officer in charge Engineer Athena Ativo to inspect them and direct all road…

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AT least 126 persons are being questioned by the Makati City police as part of its investigation into the shooting incident at the Burgundy Corporate Tower that left one security guard dead. Makati police chief Sr. Supt. Manuel Lukban Jr. on Friday said that with the number of people subjected…

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CONTRARY to an expressed policy against the proliferation of gambling in the city—legal or not—the Quezon City council had issued a “perpetual” and “special” permit to internet casino operators way back in 2005, it was learned. During yesterday’s public hearing by the council’s Ways and Means Committee headed by First…

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STUDENTS from various universities and colleges in Metro Manila will hold their own anti-pork rally on September 13 at the Luneta, organizers said. During the #Abolishpork Movement’s meeting at the Sto. Domingo Church last Tuesday, representatives of the groups Youth Act Now and Youth Revolt proposed to conduct their own…