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By Christina Mendez and Emmanuel Tupas
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang will not meddle in the tug-of-war between the Senate and the House of Representatives over moves to craft a constitution for a federal form of government.
By Jess Diaz
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Representatives appropriations committee is eyeing a new round of salary increase for all government personnel, possibly in 2020.
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network.
By Marvin Sy
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) should demand refund of the entire P3.5 billion that the government paid to Sanofi Pasteur for the purchase of the Dengvaxia vaccine, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said yesterday.
By Rudy Santos
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has deployed more airport police intelligence officers at the tarmac of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to monitor the transport of baggage to catch handlers...
By Jess Diaz
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez expects Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to attend the constituent assembly (con-ass) the House of Representatives would convene soon to draft a federal constitution.
By Celso Amo and Cet Dematera
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) warned disaster and local officials not to be complacent, reminding them that Mayon Volcano remains in a highly abnormal and unpredictable state.
By Janvic Mateo
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
One in every three Filipino families has escaped poverty in recent years, according to a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.
By Jess Diaz
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Lawmakers have removed the excise tax on pick-up trucks and on purely electric vehicles.
Updated Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that America is facing “growing threats” from China and Russia, and warned that the US military’s advantages have eroded in recent years.
  • Former Senate president Aquilino ‘Nene’ Pimentel Jr. talks about federalism and Charter change during a forum in Quezon City yesterday. Boy Santos
    Palace won’t meddle in Cha-cha tug-of-war
  • Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles yesterday said the implementation of the four-year pay upgrading in the bureaucracy “will be completed next year and by then, the government should already have enough funds for a new round of wage increases.” File
    Lawmaker eyes new round of government pay hikes
  • In a Facebook post, co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said the network would seek to “prioritize news that is trustworthy, informative and local.” AP
    Facebook to let users rank ‘trust’ in news sources
  • Speaking over dwIZ, Pimentel argued that the DOH should demand a full refund because Sanofi has failed to deliver on its promise regarding its product. Krizjohn Rosales, File
    DOH urged to demand P3.5-B vaccine refund
  • MIAA general manager Ed Monreal said that new members of the Airport Police Department intelligence office were tapped to covertly monitor operations at the tarmac from the airplane to the terminals. File
    MIAA vows strict monitoring of luggage
  • In interviews over the weekend, Alvarez indicated that his Senate counterpart has an obligation to show up at a House con-ass as president of the administration party PDP-Laban and as son of former Senate president and PDP-Laban founder Aquilino Pimentel Jr. Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal, File
    Speaker: Koko should attend con-ass
  • A rainbow appears at the foot of Mayon Volcano in Legazpi, Albay yesterday. Phivolcs says it was too early to tell if volcanic activity is on a downward trend. Edd Gumban
    Mayon still unstable – Phivolcs
  • The survey, conducted from Dec. 8 to 16 with the results released on Friday, showed that 31 percent of respondents no longer identify themselves as poor. File
    SWS: 1 in 3 families move out of poverty
  • The scrapping of the tax is contained in the so-called tax reform law, officially labeled Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion. File
    Congress scraps tax on pickups
  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis assessment came as he unveiled the Pentagon’s vision for the future detailed in a document called the national defense strategy. AP
    US warns of ‘growing threats’ from Russia, China

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By Nelson Beltran
MANILA, Philippines — They absorbed 13 straight defeats the last eight months, three unthinkable... read more
GENERAL TRIAS, Cavite  , Philippines  —  Jhonnel Ababa broke a long title spell with... read more
Third set takes 2 hrs, 22 min MELBOURNE, Australia –After wasting three chances to serve it out... read more
MANILA, Philippines — Veteran jockey Jesse Guce steered Bite My Dust to a commanding six-length win... read more
By Joaquin Henson
MANILA, Philippines — The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has threatened to take formal... read more
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MANILA, Philippines — Cebu's grandest Sinulog Festival is jam-packed with... read more
By Gabbie Tatad
MANILA, Philippines -  Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo, whether in films or in her many... read more
MANILA, Philippines — After going on a spending spree during the holiday season, it’s best to start... read more
MANILA, Philippines — It’s the New Year and the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act, or... read more
By Ina Jacobe
MANILA, Philippines -  In a perfect world — or maybe a Black Mirror episode sans the dark plot... read more
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Let’s hope precious lessons are learned after the government dropped MIASCOR as ground handler for... read more
President Duterte has described the Philippine National Police as “corrupt (and) rotten to the core... read more
Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur has agreed to take back over 1.1 million doses of Dengvaxia... read more
The basic law of the land must change with the times. Framers of the post-EDSA “Freedom... read more
Prices of sugar – and not just sugar-sweetened drinks, which have been slapped with higher taxes –... read more
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By Jose Antonio Custodio
(Originally published on January 19) During the 16th to 20th centuries, major world powers... read more
By Louie Montemar
(Originally published on January 12) In broad strokes, the government appears to be taking the... read more
By Lysander Castillo
(Originally published on January 5, 2018) Despite the protests of anti-mining groups, Environment... read more
By Renato Cruz De Castro
(Originally published on Dec. 28, 2017) Since it became an independent state in 1946, the... read more
By Rosette Adel
MANILA, Philippines — Several cases of missing persons have been raised in social media following... read more
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By Richmond Mercurio
MANILA, Philippines — The status of the country’s Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+)... read more
By Mary Grace Padin
MANILA, Philippines — The passage of a bill which seeks to remove the quantitative restrictions (QR... read more
By Mary Grace Padin
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued four revenue regulations (RRs... read more
MANILA, Philippines — The Integrated Meter Management laboratory of Maynilad Water Services Inc.... read more
By Louise Maureen Simeon
MANILA, Philippines — The agriculture industry bounced back in 2017, growing by 3.97 percent amid... read more
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By Walden Sadiri M. Belen
MANILA, Philippines — She is an obsessive woman and right now, Grace Kalaw Katigbak is obsessed... read more
By Nathalie Tomada
MANILA, Philippines — Will third time be the charm for the Jodi Sta. Maria and Richard Yap team-up... read more
By Bot Glorioso
MANILA, Philippines — It looks like 2018 is set to bring many opportunities for Mikoy Morales who... read more
Chicago — where Kanye West was raised — is the name of baby No. 3 with Kim Kardashian West. Mom... read more
By Pablo A. Tariman
MANILA, Philippines -  The most revealing thing about Jun Robles Lana’s Ang Dalawang Mrs.... read more
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Other Publications

By Malou Escudero, Butch Quejada
MANILA, Philippines — Kinontra kahapon ni Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel  ang... read more
By Mer Laysons
MANILA, Philippines — Isang mister na da­ting adik ang “nabur­yong” hanggang sa sunugin nito ang... read more
By Malou Escudero, Joy Cantos
MANILA, Philippines — Ayaw magkomento ng Malacañang sa naging pahayag ni House Speaker Pantaleon... read more
By Malou Escudero
MANILA, Philippines — Hindi na kailangan pang amiyendahan ang Konstitusyon o magkaroon ng Charter... read more
By Rowena D. Capistrano
CEBU, Philippines — Pito ka mga turistang mga doctor ug nurses nga nagbase sa US ang nakutloan sa... read more
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