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Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — Maternity leave for pregnant women can be extended from 60 days to 120 until 150 days. That is if Congress succeeds in passing the bill that aims to provide better conditions for mothers. The Senate Committee ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, in his privilege speech at the plenary session yesterday insists that the testimony of Edgar Matobato during the hearing of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights was truthful and consistent. ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  “You, drug lords! You better run away because I will create a more poignant “Search Bloc” than that of Colombia.” Philippine National Police Chief Ronald ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa gets inspired by Colombia when it comes to its strategy against ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin Diokno still believes that the 3.35 trillion pesos proposed budget for 2017 will be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte this coming December. With the start yesterday ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  The Philippines is now coordinating with the Canadian government on how to send back the trash that was illegally shipped into the country 3 years ago. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) says there are still around 100 container vans ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  “He was looking for a backer. That was why he called General Director Pedroza and even Sec. De Lima. Perhaps, he was looking for a backer that time,” said PNP-Anti Illegal Drugs Group Legal Division Chief, Atty. Enrico Rigor. ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre says the statements of their witnesses are enough therefore they will not be needing the testimony of Jaybee Sebastian in the investigation of the House Committee on Justice. Aguirre says the statements ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  “As soon as we clarify what’s the next step to take, whether the DFA or Malacañang will give the invitation,. Once that is transmitted so we’ll start the consultation process,” Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Charles Jose said. ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte aims to promote good relations with China and Russia. In his speech, President Duterte says he has spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping. “I’m going to China and I will open up all ... Read More ›

Tuesday - September 27th, 2016

  DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The National Center for Commuters Safety and Protection asks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to conduct a public consultation on the use of an automatic fare collection system in public transport. The ... Read More ›