LTFRB unbundles truck rates to base charges, port congestion-related charges

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday announced its decision to unbundle trucking rates on containerized imported and export cargoes operating to and from the port of Manila. LTFRB chairman Winston Ginez said in a statement that … 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

Trillanes trips but still rules Makati building ordinary

PRO-ADMINISTRATION Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th on Monday proved that he did not know the difference between linoleum and vinyl but declared anyway that there is “nothing extraordinary” about the Makati City Hall Building 2 after he led an inspection of … Read more »

Regions

Three killed in Pangasinan school shooting rampage

THREE persons including a teacher were killed while four others were injured when a man believed to be a policeman opened fire inside a public high school building in Lingayen, Pangasinan, on Monday afternoon. Radio dzMM said initial information provided … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Peacekeepers’ commander must be probed – AFP chief

    ARMED Forces chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang wants the commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (Undof) investigated for alleged indecisiveness that put the life of the Filipino peacekeepers in danger during the standoff with Syrian rebels. Catapang said … Read more »

  • Senate suspends Enrile

    THE Senate on Monday implemented the 90-day preventive suspension order imposed by the Sandiganbayan on Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile who was charged with plunder and graft in connection with the pork barrel scam. Senate President Franklin Drilon said … Read more »

  • GPB not another form of PDAF, Palace insists

    MALACAÑANG on Monday said the proposed Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) that accounts for around P20 billion in funds for local government units (LGUs) is not a resurrection of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel, which had been … Read more »

  • Mark Gil loses battle to cancer

    Veteran actor Mark Gil lost his two-year battle against liver cancer on Monday morning. He was 52. The actor’s death was announced by his talent manager, June Torrejon-Rufino. “It is with much sorrow that we announce that he passed away … Read more »

  • TMTC coach bags 3 medals in archery meet

    TMTC coach bags 3 medals in archery meet

    National pool member Eugene Cañelas bagged one gold and two bronze medals in the 2014 University of the Philippines-De La Salle University-Ateneo de Manila University Archery Tri Meet recently held at the La Salle Enrique Razon Building in Taft Avenue, … Read more »

  • Four held as bomb-filled car found parked at NAIA

    Four people were arrested on Monday after they were caught assembling improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at the parking area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3, authorities said. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Jose Angel Honrado … Read more »