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Duterte: Philippines committed to creating WPS Code of Conduct

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated the Philippines’ commitment for an immediate conclusion of negotiations for a code of conduct in the disputed...

House approves bill vs corporal punishment

MANILA – The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure protecting children from physical, humiliating or degrading acts of...

Philippine autism advocate wins inaugural ASEAN Prize 2018

MANILA – A Filipina advocate for persons with autism has been awarded with the inaugural ASEAN Prize during the opening ceremony of the 33rd...

Full disclosure, transparency key to dismantling rice cartel – Imee Marcos

THE replacement of import quotas with tariffs would not dismantle rice cartels in the country, according to Ilocos Norte governor Imee R. Marcos. “The...

Logistical problem: Recto hits backlog in K-12 facilities

MANILA – The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Republic Act 10533, or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, which expanded basic...

Lapeña slams graft case, says NBI didn’t disclose real ‘vanishing tiles’ culprits

MANILA – Former Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña hit the National Bureau of Investigation for suing him for graft in relation to the 105 container...

Bells of Balangiga returning to Philippines, says envoy

MANILA – The Bells of Balangiga that American soldiers seized as war booty in the 1900s and are currently placed in Wyoming, United States...

Talks on Duterte pardon for Imelda Marcos ‘premature’

MANILA – It is too early to speculate if President Rodrigo Duterte will grant pardon to Imelda Marcos, who the Sandiganbayan convicted for graft,...

NBI files graft raps vs Lapeña over ceramic tiles shipment

MANILA – The National Bureau of Investigation filed on Monday a graft complaint against former Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña over the 105 containers of...

Comelec: Nuisance bets to get chance to explain

MANILA – Those who will be delisted from the roster of 2019 midterm election candidates will be given a chance to explain.Commission on Elections...

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