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Gov’t vows sustainable fishing as EU issues warning

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – The Philippine government has vowed to further promote sustainable fishing practices in compliance with the standards set by the...

13 Pinoys arrested in HK for stun guns

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – In the first quarter of 2014, 13 Filipinos were arrested and convicted in Hong Kong for carrying stun guns.This...

Timely class suspensions pushed

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA - Local government units were reminded to issue class suspensions on time in case of strong weather disturbances.Malacañang...

Retirement pay for brgy officials, workers pushed

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. believes barangay officials and workers deserve retirement benefits.Marcos filed Senate Bill (SB) 12, which...

Congress productive despite ‘pork’ controversy – Drilon

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – Despite the many controversies that the 16th Congress faced such as the pork barrel scam, Senate President Franklin Drilon...

‘Tourism key to PH recovery, growth’

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) identified tourism as one of the best assets of the Philippines for...

Bill bans sale of human organs

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – Persons who buy or sell human organs will be imprisoned for 20 years and fined P2 million, under Cong. Girdgidi Aggabao’s...

17 Pinoy seamen in hijacked oil tanker

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that 17 Filipinos were among the 24 crewmembers of a Greek...

‘PH justice system works’

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – The filing of charges against Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. over their implication in...

Senate OKs graphic health warning on cigarette packs

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – With 18 affirmative votes and zero negative votes, the Senate approved on third and final reading the bill requiring...

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