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Ensure fair trial for Gutierrez, Senate advised

THE House of Representatives has warned the Senate against talking too much about the expected impeachment trial of Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez, saying that doing...

‘6,700 govt nurses to lose jobs’

Some 6,755 contractual government nurses assigned in rural areas and poor towns will lose their jobs next year due to the P8.4-billion budget cut...

Legal battle looms over sea exploration

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano on Thursday said the Duterte administration’s plan for a joint exploration and development deal with China over South China...

House ready to extend martial law if Duterte wants it

THE House of Representatives is willing to extend martial law in Mindanao if President Rodrigo Duterte wants it, a leader at the House of...

Agri, NFA chiefs told to resign

LEADERS of the House minority bloc on Wednesday called on Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, National Food Authority (NFA) Administrator Jason Aquino and officials of...

House passes CCT bill

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that seeks to institutionalize the Conditional Cash Transfer or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which provides...

House to pass P3.7-T budget in Oct

The House of Representatives will approve the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for 2019 on third and final reading on October 12, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya...

House OKs 100-day maternity leave bill

The House of Representatives approved the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill, which would increase paid maternity leave from 60 days to 100 days, on second...

House to quickly resolve impeach rap vs 7 justices

The House of Representatives would quickly resolve the impeachment complaint filed against seven Supreme Court justices who voted in favor of removing then Chief...

Impeach hearings vs 7 SC justices set Sept 4

Hearings by the House justice committee on an impeachment complaint against the seven Supreme Court (SC) justices who voted to oust then-Chief Justice Maria...

Crime rate down by 47% in 6-month lockdown — Eleazar

THE crime rate in the Philippines dropped by 47 percent nationwide during the six-month quarantine that the government imposed because of the coronavirus disease...

Undas 2020: Cemeteries closed from Oct 29-Nov 4

ALL cemeteries, memorial parks and columbariums in the country will be closed from October 29 to November 4 in a bid to prevent mass...

Chinese research vessel spotted in PH economic zone — expert

A Chinese research vessel was spotted inside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Philippines, a maritime expert bared. In a tweet, Ryan Martinson, professor...

European Parliament backs Maria Ressa, ABS-CBN, seeks probe on slain activists

THE European Parliament once again expressed its "deepest concern" at the "rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte" and...

Palace: Duterte govt ready to work with new Japanese PM

THE Duterte government is ready to work with new Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to further strengthen relations between the Philippines and Japan, Malacañang...