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3 Filipinas nabbed in Thailand for soliciting funds for a ‘bogus’ children’s foundation

BANGKOK, Thailand – Three Filipinas were arrested by Thai authorities on Wednesday (January 16) for soliciting funds from tourists for an alleged children’s charity. The three Filipinas, identified as Belinda...

Gov’t orders investigation on DFA passport data breach

Posted on: Monday, January 14th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday (January 14) assured that the National Privacy Commission (NPC) has already been ordered to investigate the recent passport data...

Hunger rate drops in 4Q of 2018

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos who say they have experienced hunger has dropped based on the Fourth Quarter 2018 Social Weather Survey. Ten...

Teachers’ group calls on CA to stop PNP ‘profiling’

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The ACT Teachers party-list is calling on the Court of Appeals to release a temporary restraining order (TRO) that will put a...

Public schools should not be used as evacuation centers — DepEd

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) wants school classes to go on uninterrupted despite the occurrence of calamities. This is why the department...

Malacañang declares Jan. 21 special non-working day in ARMM, Isabela, Cotabato City

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea declared January 21, a Monday, a special non-working day in the areas of Autonomous...

U.S. troops on site of Syria deadly blast

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

U.S. troops were on site of a bomb attack claimed by Islamic State that killed U.S. troops in northern Syria on Wednesday (January 16). The...

Duterte calls axed Bacolod police chief a drug lord ‘protector’

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte called recently sacked Bacolod City Police Chief PCSupt. Francis Ebreo a drug lord “protector”. The Chief Executive noted an...

PH-Sri Lanka strengthen ties; sign 5 bilateral agreements

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena witnessed the signing of five agreements during the latter’s historic visit to the...

Pacquiao and Broner ready for Saturday title fight

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Filipino multiple world champion Manny Pacquiao, who turned 40 last month, (January 16) is set to go in his title defense against Adrien Broner on...

Georgia man charged with plotting attack on White House

Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

 A Georgia man has been arrested and charged for allegedly plotting to destroy the White House and other government buildings in Washington, Wednesday (January 16)....

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City gov’t finds over 90 establishments without water treatment facility near Manila Bay

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Manila City Health Department Sanitation Division is prioritizing clean up operations in four major drainage in the city in line with...

DOH proposes VAT exemption on cancer medications

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Since the beginning of this year, medications for hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol have been exempted from the 12 percent value added...

Comelec checkpoints yield 83 arrests, 82 seized firearms

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Three days into the election period, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) checkpoints have already arrested 83 individuals. They include violators of...

Hospital waste contractor faces suspension over floating medical trash

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

CEBU, Philippines – Residents near Mactan Channel are worried about the recent discovery of hospital wastes floating in the said body of water. Authorities from...

Some government-hired nurses in Bicol Region lament salary delays

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Some nurses hired by the Department of Health (DOH) in Region 5 are lamenting their situation. Some of them complain of being...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Atty. Harry Roque eyes reform in PH judicial system if elected

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Former Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque wants reforms in the country’s judicial system. If given the chance in the Senate in the...

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