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DepEd allows resumption of off-campus events

THE Department of Education (DepEd) has announced that all national, regional and off-campus activities, which were suspended due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)...

PAMI cautions Marina

The Philippine Association of Maritime Institutions (PAMI) cautioned the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) against making premature announcements on the closure of maritime schools because...

House OKs bill increasing employees’ annual leave

The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill increasing mandatory paid leave incentives of employees from five to 10 days annually. House...

Dito telecom revises commercial rollout to 2021

THE fears of Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan 2nd and some lawmakers came true when Dito Telecommunity Corp. announced on Thursday that...

Pimentel to face ‘ouster’ case in court

SEN. Aquilino Pimentel 3rd on Thursday declined to comment on the petition filed by lawyer Ferdinand Topacio before the Supreme Court seeking to unseat...

Russia offers to supply wheat to Philippines

MANILA and Moscow have explored the possibility of Russia exporting wheat to the Philippines at competitive prices. Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos Sorreta and United...

Power shortage seen in Luzon, Visayas

THE Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines Inc. (IEMop) said a power supply shortfall of up to 1,200 megawatts (MW) may occur in...

Time to write new chapter in PH-US relations — Go

THE termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States is an opportunity for the country “to assert sovereignty...

Bong Go breaks ground for first OFW hospital

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go led the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the country’s first overseas Filipino workers’ (OFWs’) hospital in San Fernando...

‘Trillanes is the real Bikoy’

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go hit back at former senator Antonio Trillanes 4th on Wednesday, saying the latter was the real “Bikoy.” “Ang totoong Bikoy ay...

Sandiganbayan Justice Reynaldo Cruz, 64

Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Reynaldo Cruz passed away on Friday. He was 64 years old. “Yes, Justice Reynaldo Cruz died late this afternoon of pneumonia,” Sandiganbayan...

Palace: Govt approves repatriation plan for Filipinos aboard virus-hit ship

THE Philippine government has approved the repatriation plan for Filipinos onboard a coronavirus-infected cruise ship in Japan, Malacañang announced on Friday. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo...

‘Punching’ scene mars Matteo-Sarah civil wedding

A private security guard hired by the family of actress-singer Sarah Geronimo reported to Taguig City police before dawn on Friday that he was...

DoJ takes ‘pastillas’ whistleblower into custody

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) has taken custody of the whistleblower in the controversial “pastillas” scam perpetrated by immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino...

Palace: Morente not off hook in ‘pastillas’ scheme

IMMIGRATION Commissioner Jaime Morente is not off the hook, Malacañang said on Friday, even after President Rodrigo Duterte vouched for the integrity of the...