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PNP reiterates anti-drug ops legitimate

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson on Friday reiterated that operations in connection with the government's ongoing anti-drug campaign are...

SolGen refutes Manila Water claims on arbitration row

By Benjamin Pulta   MANILA -- Solicitor General Jose Calida on Friday said his office "will exhaust all available remedies" against the award recently made by the...

DepEd to study effects of language on test performance

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   MANILA -- Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones will further look into the effects of the choice of language on...

‘Tisoy’ crop damage reaches P2-B mark

By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA -- More than PHP2 billion worth of crops in five regions were damaged due to Typhoon Tisoy. In its 6 a.m. update on...

PH labor market ‘vibrant’ under Duterte admin: Palace

By Azer Parrocha   MANILA -- Malacañang described the Philippine labor market under the Duterte administration as “vibrant” after a report from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)...

BOC installs 2 new X-ray machines at MICP

By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA -- The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Thursday installed two portal-type X-ray machines at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). Customs Commissioner Rey...

DAR, DHSUD to build resilient homes for farmers

By Christine Cudis   MANILA -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the newly-established Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) have signed a...

SC orders transfer of Batocabe slay case trial to Manila

By  Benjamin Pulta   MANILA -- The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the transfer of the venue of the criminal cases filed against former Daraga Mayor Carlwyn...

Año unfazed by inclusion on Reds ‘hit list’

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday shrugged off threats from communist rebels. “I will not be intimidated by...

Duterte orders Bello to talk peace with Sison

By  Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced that he has directed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to talk peace with communist...

Eleazar gets 3-star rank; vows strong anti-drug drive

By  Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- Philippine National Police (PNP) Directorial Staff chief Guillermo Eleazar on Thursday vowed to further intensify the anti-drug campaign as he...

Senate to honor Misamis hero cop

By  Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA -- Senator Sonny Angara is set to file a Senate resolution seeking to honor the cop who gave his life to...

Balangay bill passage seen before Victory in Mactan revelry

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   MANILA -- A lawmaker on Thursday lauded the early approval of a bill declaring the Balangay as the national boat of the...

34 human trafficking victims rescued at NAIA

By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA -- At least 34 women were stopped from leaving the country for Saudi Arabia, where they were illegally recruited to work as...

Gov’t won’t pay compensation to water concessionaires: Palace

By  Azer Parrocha   MANILA -- Malacañang said Thursday the government will not pay water concessionaires Maynilad Water Services, Inc. and Manila Water Co. billions of pesos...