Kalibo runway repair extended

  Repair of the Kalibo International Airport runway had to be extended when potholes emerged from it after a heavy downpour. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Sunday issued Notice to Airmen (Notam) B1925/15, saying there will … 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

President is officials’accomplice – Osmeña

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd’s efforts to cover up for the corruption of his Cabinet members and other officials of his administration make him their accomplice, according to Sen. Sergio Osmeña 3rd. Although Aquino has a good side, Osmeña on Sunday … Read more »

Regions

COA seeks probe of Dinagat mining

The Commission on Audit (COA) is seeking a probe in connection with a permit to mine in two areas in Dinagat Island 10 years ago given to a contractor which it said was not eligible. State auditors stated this in … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Palace vows faster aid for ‘Yolanda’ victims

    MALACANANG on Sunday vowed to pour more funds to complete the rehabilitation of areas hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda after a United Nations report indicated that victims remain “vulnerable” two years after the calamity. In an interview over state-run Radyo … Read more »

  • ‘We’re at the govt’s mercy’

    THE United Nations report that the Philippine government failed to improve living conditions of victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda is the grim reality that skeptics must see for themselves, according to a survivor who lost his parents at the height … Read more »

  • Recto: Ending classroom shortage big challenge

    THE administration of President Benigno Aquino 3rd will have to build 254 classrooms a day to be able to finish its target of 43,000 classrooms next year, according to Senate President pro-tempore Ralph Recto. Recto however said work on 41,728 … Read more »

  • Bettor from Aklan bags P63.5M lotto pot

    A bettor from Aklan was added to the roster of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) instant millionaires. The unidentified bettor bagged the P63.5-million jackpot prize in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw. He got the winning combination 08-29-16-26-13-21. PCSO general … Read more »

  • Defense Undersecretary resigns

    AN official of the Department of National Defense (DND) has resigned his post for personal and health reasons, according to Arsenio Andolong, the Defense department’s public affairs chief. Eduardo Batac, DND Undersecretary for Civil, Veterans and Reserve Affairs, tendered his … Read more »