Cory-era traffic scheme eyed

Odd-even car plates plan seen freeing up Metro roads PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Thursday said a plan to revert to a Cory-era traffic control scheme is among the options considered to address the seemingly hopeless gridlock in Metro Manila’s … Read more »

  • Four missing in Philippine trash avalanche

    MANILA: Four people were missing after a huge garbage dump collapsed just outside the Philippine capital on Friday, the provincial police chief said. The four maintenance men who work on the dump site in the town of Rodriguez could not … Read more »

  • AQUINO’S BRUNEI TRIP TO COST TAXPAYERS P7M

      The Philippine government will be spending P7 million for President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s overnight trip to Brunei, where the 22nd high-level meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held. Last year, the government allocated P11 … Read more »

  • Maceda: Only more jobs can ease poverty

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    THE failure of the government to provide employment to about four million jobless Filipinos nationwide is the reason why the incidence of poverty in the country remains high and unless it is addressed the number will continue to grow up. … Read more »

Nation

Customs bureau most corrupt – SWS

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is still the most corrupt government agency, an annual survey on corruption conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed. Businessmen polled gave the BOC a rating of “very bad” in terms of its sincerity … Read more »

Regions

La Union shutters shopping club

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: San Fernando City Mayor Pablo Ortega has ordered the closure of a shopping club for the lack of a proper business permit. Melchor Galvez, of the City Permits and Licenses Office (CPLO), served the order … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Rules don’t apply in PDAF-funded seminars

    Last of three parts Officials of the regional office of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in the Calabarzon seminars funded by the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) are “not covered” by the agency’s training regulations. Responding to queries … Read more »

  • Aquino hopes for real ‘babes’ next year

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd, the country’s first bachelor leader, hinted of a more active love life after his term, saying he was “hoping” for a partner long enough but that it will not be anytime soon. At a public gathering … Read more »

  • Is Skycable sabotaging GMA when Bulaga airs

    Is Skycable sabotaging GMA when Bulaga airs

    Who’s scared of “#AlDub?” If you follow the ongoing spate of complaints of SkyCable subscribers on social media, raising hell over receiving poor GMA Network signal whenever noontime show Eat Bulaga is on air, then the answer may be heavily … Read more »

  • Sy still nation’s richest

    For the 8th year in a row, mall tycoon Henry Sy topped the Forbes Magazine’s 50 richest Filipinos list for 2015, the US-based publication announced on Thursday. Sy, whose business owns the SM malls, became richer by $1.7 billion as … Read more »

  • Housing body still using DAP funds

    THE National Housing Authority (NHA) used Disbursement Acceleration Program funds even after the Supreme Court (SC) declared DAP unconstitutional, state auditors said. According to a 2014 audit report on the NHA by the Commission on Audit (COA), the NHA received … Read more »