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DFA: No assurance on passport data security

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said that it cannot give assurance on the security of the passport data following the possible...

DOJ stands by tax charges vs Rappler

MANILA – The Department of Justice is standing by its decision to charge online media outlet Rappler in court for tax evasion.In two recent...

Duterte names new Sandigan justice

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte appointed a new Sandiganbayan associate justice, a document released by the Palace on Wednesday confirmed.In an appointment paper dated...

DICT probes passport data loss

MANILA – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Tuesday said it is conducting an investigation into the incident involving a passport...

Senate, House leaders agree with Road Board abolition

MANILA – Leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives have agreed to introduce “short and simple” amendments to the measure that will abolish...

LOCSIN BACKTRACKS STATEMENT: Passport data not taken, only ‘made inaccessible’

MANILA – Foreign Affairs secretary Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. on Tuesday backtracked on his previous statement that former French contractor Oberthur Technologies ran...

Jan., Feb. peak months of flu – DOH

MANILA – January and February are the peak months for the flu season and the public should take extra precautions to avoid contracting and...

Davao court: Trillanes not flight risk

MANILA – A Davao City Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Tuesday junked the motion of the Department of Justice (DOJ) stopping Sen. Antonio Trillanes...

Senate removes P75-B DPWH budget ‘insertion’

MANILA – The Senate removed around P75 billion from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) budget for 2019, which is suspected by...

Locsin misinformed?: Passport data not stolen, says ex-DFA chief

MANILA – Perfecto Yasay – former secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) – said the agency’s current head Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin...

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