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Schools for IPs’ better future to replace Salugpungan

By Gigie Arcilla   MANILA – Following the permanent closure of 55 Salugpungan schools, a Palace official assured Wednesday that Salugpungan schools will be replaced with institutions...

De Leon is new Central Visayas top cop

By  Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- Brig. Gen. Valeriano de Leon was named as the head of the Police Regional Office-7 (Central Visayas). PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen....

Solon calls for adoption of nat’l system on food safety

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   MANILA – A party-list lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Wednesday urged concerned government agencies to craft a national system on...

PRRD to DENR, DOE: Continue monitoring power generation firms

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday directed the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Energy (DOE)...

Death toll in Mindanao quake rises to 4

By  Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA -- The death toll in the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck Tulunan, North Cotabato and other parts of Mindanao on Wednesday night...

50 rookie cops take oath as AKG members

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- A total of 50 police recruits took their oath as new members of the Philippine National Police – Anti-Kidnapping Group...

House to survey members’ view on divorce, controversial bills

By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA -- The leadership of the House of Representatives will conduct a survey to determine the views of lawmakers in navigating the...

Marikina starts ‘Nutribun’ program for kinder, Grade 1 pupils

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- To ensure that the health and nutrition needs of its kindergarten and Grade 1 pupils in public schools are met,...

PH, US Marine armor, artillery hold live-fire exercises

By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA -- The Philippine Marine Corps' (PMC) Cadillac Gage Textron V-300 and V-150 light armored vehicles, along with 81mm. and 60mm. mortar...

No more golf for cops on weekdays: PNP

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge, Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa, on Wednesday ordered a ban on playing golf by police...

Dalian trains getting good feedback: MRT-3

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   MANILA -- The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) on Thursday said there have been no issues so far with the...

No deployment ban yet in Hong Kong; OFWs urged to stay cautious

By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA -- There are still no plans for now to implement a ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Hong Kong,...

Duterte names special envoys to Japan, China

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte has named his two special envoys to Japan and China who are tasked to negotiate with the...

Dalian trains to have own maintenance area at no extra cost

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   MANILA -- Dalian trains will have their own maintenance areas and equipment, which will be provided at no extra cost, the...

DPWH conducts damage assessment on Mindanao quake-hit areas

By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA -- Disaster risk reduction management teams have been deployed to check the structural integrity of infrastructure in areas affected by the earthquake...