The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo dismissed yesterday speculation that she had a meeting with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Ecuador to seek the global body’s support to unseat President Duterte.
A local executive of Pangasinan province is set to file a board resolution urging President Duterte to put on paper his assurance that Filipinos can fish again in Chinese-occupied Panatag or Scarborough Shoal and let concerned...
At least 7,000 police officers will be deployed in 99 cemeteries in Metro Manila for the observance of All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1, an official of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said yesterday.
Plunder and graft charges were filed yesterday against former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) chairman Cristino Naguiat and 10 others in connection with an allegedly anomalous lease deal with a private company.
‘US remains trusted ally’
Leni denies discussing Rody ouster with UN
Back to Panatag? Put it in writing
DTI chief: US businesses safe in Philippines
Philippines to maintain independent course
7,000 cops to be deployed in Metro Manila cemeteries
Rody off to Tokyo today
2 Chinese killed in raid on Isabela shabu lab
‘Foreign disaster aid welcome if without conditions’
Ex-Pagcor chair, 10 others charged with P234-M plunder
While in Beijing, President Duterte announced his intent to cut military and economic ties with the United States, a defense ally which has been among the country's top trade partners, while pursuing a stronger relationship with China. Do you agree with his announcement?
President Duterte is expected to sign this month an order declaring a nationwide smoking ban. "There will be no smoking in public places anymore, whether indoor or outdoor. Parks, bus stations, and even in vehicles. All these are considered public places," Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said. Read the story.
The Senate committee on justice will end its inquiry into drug-related extrajudicial killings in the country. Are you in favor of the move?
The House of Representatives agreed to grant immunity to witnesses, who are also convicted inmates at the Bilibid, to possible additional charges in connection with their testimonies at the inquiry into the drug trade inside the national penitentiary. Do you agree with this move?
Should the Philippines split militarily and economically from the US?
Should government ban smoking in all public places?
Should the Senate already end its inquiry into extrajudicial killings?
Should this year's US-Philippines military exercises be the last?
Do you agree with the grant of immunity for convicts in Bilibid probe?
IT WAS right that President Rodrigo Duterte stepped back and clarified that the Philippines is not severing relations with its long-time ally the United States – since nobody knows if/when China leaders would make good the promises they had made to him.
China’s financial muscle is being felt all over the world especially in Europe and the United States, underscored by the latest reports that acquisitions by Chinese companies have reached $207 billion this year alone.
Now, this piece of good news comes like a breath of fresh air (literally)! For soon, we can all heave a big sigh of relief as lead paints are finally wiped out of the local market even as we celebrate The International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action (ILPPWA) on Oct.
Whenever I see students who appear to be simply loafing around in school, I get challenged as to how to push these guys to the next level. It kind of pains me to see them seemingly not knowing how to make good use of time.
Despite all the yellow and red alerts we have received in recent months of power shortages both in the Luzon and Mindanao grid due to a shortfall in power supply versus demand, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi assures the nation there is no power crisis looming.
In an earlier column, I had argued that there is an 80 percent probability that DU30 will change his rhetoric for the better as he gets to grasp that the milieu and venue of national and international politics is different from local politics or a get together among friends and followers.