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Duterte ‘pondering over’ Trump’s invite: Palace

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte is carefully weighing US President Donald Trumps’ invitation to attend a summit in Las Vegas in March,...

Solon urges creation of Office of Surgeon General

By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA -- Amid the sudden spike and outbreak of diseases in the country, Senator Francis Tolentino on Thursday said he has filed...

Taal Volcano main crater ‘weak, moderate’ emission: Phivolcs

By Lilybeth Ison   MANILA -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Thursday said the activity in the main crater of Taal Volcano for...

Solon rejects cap on bikers in pilot program

By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA -- Senator Imee Marcos on Thursday said she is against imposing any cap on the number of motorcycle taxis participating in...

Go wants to meet US solons behind sanctions vs. PH officials

By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA -- Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Thursday confirmed that he has a US visa, and, given the chance, he is “interested...

China donates P7.2M to help Taal eruption victims

By PNA   MANILA -- China has donated 1 million yuan (over PHP7.2 million) to support communities affected by the eruption of Taal volcano, the Chinese Embassy...

Solon lauds signing of ‘lifesaving’ higher sin tax law

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   MANILA – The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday said the newly-signed law imposing additional excise taxes on...

DOJ to study persona non grata resolution vs. Angkas CEO

By Benjamin Pulta   MANILA -- The executive branch will give due consideration to the Senate resolution filed by Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III to declare motorcycle...

No recommendation yet to ban travelers from Wuhan: Palace

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA -- There is no recommendation yet to ban visitors from Wuhan, China from entering the Philippines in the meantime, Malacañang said...

3 Central Visayas cops axed for violating weekday golf ban

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa announced on Thursday the relief from their posts of three senior police...

WITH LOCALIZED PEACE TALKS: PRRD amenable to fund P1.5M every village in anti-NPA drive—Esperon

By Miriam G. Desacada TACLOBAN CITY –- While National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. has urged local government units (LGUs) to pursue localized peace with...

Gov’t seeks to build over 200 evacuation centers this year

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA -- The Duterte government is targeting the building of more than 200 disaster-resilient evacuation centers this year to accommodate displaced individuals...

Dela Rosa confirms cancellation of US visa

By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA -- Senator Ronald dela Rosa on Wednesday said he has received confirmation that his 10-year US visa has been canceled. In an...

No salary disruption for teachers in Taal danger zone: Briones

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA -- Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Wednesday said public school teachers in the 14-kilometer danger zone of the Taal Volcano would...

Motorcycle taxis’ pilot run continues; rider cap now 63K

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   MANILA -- The Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) Technical Working Group (TWG) on Wednesday announced that the motorcycle taxi pilot run will...