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William B. Depasupil

Filipino workers abroad bouncing back – DoLE

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in various parts of the world are starting to bounce back as their host countries regain economic momentum from the...

SC dismisses petitions against Anakbayan

THE Supreme Court has dismissed the petition for the issuance of the writs of amparo and habeas corpus filed by the parents of 19-year old activist Alicia Jasper...

Cardinal Tagle tests positive for Covid

FORMER Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) following  his arrival in Manila on Friday, according to...

Anti-torture group files petition at SC vs terror law

ANOTHER petition questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act (RA) 11479, the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020,” has been filed before the Supreme Court. The new petition...

Pemberton to be deported despite Duterte pardon, says Immigration chief

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) will implement a deportation order issued by its board of commissioners against US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton...

Human traffickers are back, BI warns

HUMAN trafficking syndicates victimizing unsuspecting applicants for overseas jobs are back in business as government eased travel restrictions for Filipino migrant workers, according to...

Gaisano scion seeks NBI help in P3.2 B investment scam

A member of the Gaisano family sought the assistance of the Department of Justice (DoJ), through the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), in tracking...

DoLE reaches out to Covid-hit PWDs

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has expanded its special assistance program for persons with disabilities (PWDs) and other segments of the workforce...

2 OFWs in Taipei honored for hard work

THE city government of Taipei, Taiwan honored two Filipina migrant workers for their dedication and hard work despite the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. The...

Pemberton to stay in jail pending court ruling on Laude family’s appeal

CONVICTED murderer US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton will have to remain in jail despite a release order from the court pending resolution...

Saudi to gradually resume ‘umrah’ pilgrimage from October 4

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round umrah pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, seven months after...

China eyes climate leadership with 2060 carbon neutral goal

UNITED NATIONS: Chinese President Xi Jinping moved to seize the climate agenda from the United States, vowing that the world's largest polluter will go...

House inquiry over ABS-CBN land title deferred

THE House of Representatives' Committee on Justice has postponed the inquiry on the authenticity of the land title of ABS-CBN Corporation. The inquiry "has been...

PH police, military sign joint directive vs insurgency

PHILIPPINE National Police Chief Camilo Cascolan announced on Wednesday that the police and military signed a joint directive to help address the problems of...

Facebook shuts down fake accounts linked to PH police, military

SOCIAL media giant Facebook shut down a network of fake accounts linked to the Philippine police and military for "coordinated inauthentic behavior". Nathaniel Gleicher, head...