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By Jess Diaz
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives voted last night to adopt a resolution convening Congress into a constituent assembly (con-ass) in preparation for work on a new Charter for a federal system of government.
By Janvic Mateo
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Erstwhile Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair Patricia Licuanan blamed leaked documents for her forced resignation from the agency.
By Celso Amo
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Lava flows have increased while more residents have been evacuated from villages around the restive Mayon Volcano, which continues to show signs of a coming major eruption.
By Alexis Romero
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday denied there was harassment involved and that he was behind the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s order to cancel news website Rappler’s corporate registration, as he stressed that those who...
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
More denunciations greeted yesterday the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s revocation of the license of Rappler.
By Sheila Crisostomo
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Those planning to run in the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls still have three months to decide.
By Janvic Mateo
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Some three million senior citizens are qualified to receive an additional P200 per month this year as part of the tax reform law’s unconditional cash grant for poor Filipinos.
By Alexis Romero
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s longtime aide yesterday denied meddling with the procurement of the Philippine Navy’s weapons system for its warships.
By Sheila Crisostomo
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) is conducting an inventory of all the remaining stocks of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the local government units as manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur has committed to take back the unused vials...
By Helen Flores
Updated Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo’s trust rating went up from “good” to “very good” in the fourth quarter of last year, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.
  • Leyte Rep. Roger Mercado, constitutional amendments committee chairman and the resolution’s sponsor, said the measure would now be sent to the Senate for concurrence. File
    Cha-cha ball starts rolling
  • In her resignation statement, Licuanan cited a well-coordinated campaign to tarnish her leadership at the commission.
    CHED chief blames leaked documents for ouster
  • The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported that 75 lava collapse events were recorded at Mayon yesterday morning. File
    Evacuation area widens as Mayon lava spreads
  • Maria Ressa
    Rody: No harassment of Rappler
  • Media and human rights groups as well as opposition lawmakers condemned the SEC ruling, saying it could signal more and fiercer attacks on basic freedom. File
    Closure order draws outrage
  • Based on Commission on Elections Resolution 10246, which prescribes the Calendar of Activities for the coming polls, the Comelec said those interested to run for any position would have to file their certificates of candidacy (COCs) between April 14 and April 20. File
    Filing of COCs for b’gay polls set in April
  • 3 M seniors get TRAIN subsidy
  • “I have not intervened in the procurement of (the Department of National Defense) of its computer system for its ships. I have not participated nor intervened, directly or indirectly, in the transactions of DND,” special assistant to the President Christopher Go said in a text message. File
    Duterte aide denies meddling in Navy procurement
  • Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the decision to have the remaining stocks returned to the manufacturer was made after the DOH’s steering committee met with Sanofi Pasteur officials led by Joselito Sta. Ana, the firm’s operations chief in the Philippines and Indonesia. AFP, File
    DOH: Inventory of vaccines underway
  • Sixty-six percent of Filipinos expressed “much trust” in Robredo, while 14 percent said they have “little trust” in her, resulting in a net trust score of +52. FIle
    SWS: Leni trust rating ‘very good’

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By Louie Montemar
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By Lysander Castillo
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By Mary Grace Padin
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