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Tau Gamma mobilizes vs crime, corruption

The Tau Gamma Phi (TGP) fraternity, one of the country’s biggest fraternities, on Sunday said it is mobilizing its millions of members nationwide to...

Budget for DepEd doubled – Palace

THE government has almost doubled the funds allotted for the education sector under the administration of President Benigno Aquino 3rd from P174 billion in...

Nobel prize may become irrelevant – scientists

STOCKHOLM: Awarding Nobels decades after the original scientific discovery could lead to the coveted prize becoming irrelevant, some observers say, as ageing researchers miss...

1,000 more troops deployed to Mindanao amid kidnaps

The Armed Forces of the Philippines dispatched an estimated 1,000-plus extra soldiers to the troubled South on Sunday to strengthen security after Islamic militants...

Purisima could lose title of Masonic Grand Master

BESIDES the possibility of being booted out as chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Director General Alan Purisima may also be expelled as...

World Bank funds Cebu bus rapid transit system

The World Bank (WB) gave the Philippines a new financial grant to fund the construction of the first bus rapid transit in the country,...

Lotto bettor from Cebu wins jackpot of P294.6M

A bettor from Cebu province has been added to the roster of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) instant millionaires. The lone bettor from Talamban, Cebu...

Bus firm suspended for 30 days

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has suspended for 30 days the operations of 16 buses of Victory Liner Inc. over a...

PEZA bonuses irregular, government auditors find

The payment of almost P24 million in Christmas bonuses to regular and contractual employees of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) lacked the approval...

4-day govt work week in NCR approved

THE Civil Service Commission (CSC)  has approved a four-day work week for government offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila, a...

Doctor ready to face rap over Dengvaxia scandal

A doctor indicted by the Department of Justice (DoJ) over his involvement in the distribution of the Dengvaxia vaccine is optimistic that the case will be...

More Immigration execs face dismissal over ‘pastillas’ scam — spokesman

MORE Immigration (BI) officers and employees assigned to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) may be axed from their posts pending results of an...

‘Profiling’ memorandum on Muslim students recalled

MGen. Debold Sinas, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director, ordered the recall of a memorandum that sought the identification of Muslim students in...

30 Filipinos evacuated from virus-hit Wuhan cleared to go home

ALL 30 Filipinos from Wuhan, China were cleared to go home after showing no signs and symptoms of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) after their...

Repatriation of Filipinos on virus-hit ship reset to ‘early next week’ — DoH

THE arrival on Sunday of almost 500 Filipinos aboard the coronavirus-hit M/V Diamond Princess Cruise Ship was reset to “early next week”, the Department...