New housing chief Eduardo del Rosario talks about his plans for the rehabilitation of Marawi City, addressing the housing backlog, and the awarding of houses to Kadamay members
But the PNP chief tells senators that impunity will not happen under his watch, amid concerns over Superintendent Marvin Marcos' return to the police force
Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.
According to the Provincial Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2023, an estimated 244,997 people are highly susceptible to landslides, with Puerto Princesa City, Roxas, and Rizal having the highest population exposure
An arbitral tribunal orders the Republic of the Philippines to reimburse the country's largest water concessionaire of its losses from unenforced tariff adjustments
(UPDATED) The US Senate votes to proceed with a debate on Republican plans to repeal Barack Obama's health care reforms, but the chamber soon votes down a Republican plan to repeal and replace it
'Big day for HealthCare. After 7 years of talking, we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!' Trump tweets
'Kung colorum ka, dapat wala ka sa lansangan,' MMDA chairman Danny Lim says, addressing Grab and Uber drivers with expired or no permits
AKO BICOL Representative Rodel Batocabe lost his nephew two weeks ago in a car crash involving an Uber vehicle in Singapore
A day after Duterte's SONA, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says his department is one with the President 'in his firm desire to rid the country of abusive and irresponsible miners'
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says Juan Ponce Enrile and her brother Bongbong Marcos, both former senators, are similar
Senator Francis Escudero says his committee will review if there is a need to launch a Senate probe into the P900-million internal fraud at Metrobank
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the farm-to-market road program should get at least P20 billion in the 2018 budget
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas grills one of the officials over her ownership of a property, but eventually moves that she be released along with the others
The Manuel Pangilinan-led telco says there is no evidence proving that it violated the rules of the Department of Labor and Employment
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos admits she made the allegation against the Liberal Party and its chairman emeritus, former president Benigno Aquino III, out of 'mere suspicion'
'His silence is a great disappointment for workers as we were expecting him to announce the release of an executive order prohibiting all forms of contractualization,' says labor coalition Nagkaisa
Trump strongly warns Republicans that they must pass health care reform, taking his party to task and bluntly declaring that 'Obamacare is death'
Watch the hearing live on Rappler
The President tells Senator Angara to 'watch out in the elections' after noticing the legislator did not clap on his request for the passage of the tax reform bill
Asked if she will be attending the tobacco funds probe the next day, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says, 'I have no idea. Pine-pray over ko pa'
'[Luc] Besson's film morphs and bends with effortless ease'
The duo reunite as Awra Briguela’s parents in 'Wansapanataym Presents: Amazing Ving'
According to Engr. Ray Macalalag, the procurement process and budget season prevent them from ensuring the timely implementation of road projects
The 11 bus stations allegedly violate government rules and regulations, the MMDA says
Charges of disturbance of proceedings are expected to be filed against the 8 protesters when courts open on Monday, July 24
Authorities rescue 4 girls, among them two minors, who were forced to perform livestreamed sexual acts for foreigners
(2ND UPDATE) 'Never again, never again, never again to martial law!' shout the protesters as lawmakers tackle the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao
The dispute between Silliman University and its teachers leads to a strike on July 19 and the suspension of classes for elementary and high school levels on the following day
The petition appeals to the LTFRB to lift its moratorium on processing temporary permits for new Grab and Uber drivers
(UPDATED) The National Bureau of Investigation says the suspect, bank officer Maria Victoria Lopez, has refused to cooperate in the investigation
(UPDATED)The LTRFB board under the Duterte administration has been looking for the documents since it assumed office, says board member Aileen Lizada
The identification of towns highly vulnerable to flooding and landslides is based on geohazard mapping and assessment
LTFRB chief Martin Delgra III points out: If some 26,600 Grab and Uber drivers are not registered, then how can government go after them for taxes?
Aquino claims he was never given the chance to defend himself from complaints of graft and usurpation of authority
This is lower compared to the P14.63 maximum offer price earlier set by the company
The Department of Social Welfare and Development leads 4 other agencies in the provision of services for torture victims
Public transportation groups say their members should also be spared from apprehension while waiting for the approval of their franchise applications
The homegrown ride-hailing app goes beyond shuttle services, as it introduces pre-arranged taxi, private car, and social carpooling rides
The share sale is part of the company’s move to reduce brokers' ownership in the stock exchange to 20% as prescribed under the Securities Regulation Code
(UPDATED) Undocumented Grab and Uber drivers can continue to operate without fear of apprehension until the LTFRB decides on the Motion for Reconsideration filed by the transport network companies
The YouTube comedian, whose real name is Marco Antonio Ho, is now one of the 30 MTRCB board members
Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon
Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III clarifies the website www.idole.ph, intended to receive the applications for the ID, is still not active contrary to word going around online
Around 20,000 workers are also pending for regularization, the labor department says
Department of Transportation secretary Arthur Tugade says ride sharing services should be regulated financially too because it is no longer a service done 'in the spare time' of operators
Priced at P14.63 each, Chelsea Logistics expects to earn P7.59 billion from the initial public offering to fund its fleet expansion, and acquisition of logistics and shipping firms, among others
When filed, the apprehension of Grab and Uber drivers without permits, which is set to begin on July 26, will be put on hold