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Two Mindanao-based legislators have filed a bill in Congress, seeking to regulate the importation, manufacture, sale, use and transport of airsoft rifles and pistols for public security and safety.

A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its spread.

Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her son, Camarines Sur Rep. Diosdado Arroyo, have filed a bill, seeking to establish national teacher academies in the country.

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 Five months after the devastation brought by supertyphoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas, the state emergency response agency on Thursday reported that the death toll from the calamity has risen to 6,300.

It was an “unfortunate incident” that will form part of his Lenten reflection.

Did the secretary of the interior and local government go out of bounds?

President Aquino yesterday called on the public to be humble and sacrifice for the greater good as he wished everyone a peaceful and significant observance of Holy Week.

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) yesterday encouraged Metro Manila residents to go on “Visita Iglesia” this Holy Week, traditionally on this day.

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is now training its sights on lawyers who have not been paying the right taxes.

The situation in the Luzon grid is back to normal after being placed on yellow alert on Tuesday and despite a warning from Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla that the grid might be placed on red alert status.

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) cannot automatically collect higher rates to reflect the sharp rise in December generation charge even after a Supreme Court temporary restraining order (TRO) on the planned adjustment lapses on April 22 and gets no extension.

A vacationing Filipino nurse from the United Arab Emirates was found to be infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

For the fourth consecutive year, the Philippines has been ranked as the third worst place for journalists worldwide in the impunity index of the New York based-Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).