Meanwhile, former socioeconomic planning secretary Felipe Medalla retains his position as member of the board
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte announces his plan to sack the CDC chief at the NEDA Board meeting on June 27
President Rodrigo Duterte says shabu addicts can no longer be rehabilitated – an 'understanding that other countries had in the 1970s,' says a psychologist
For majority of the approved infrastructure projects, the mode of financing is changed from public-private partnership (PPP) to official development assistance (ODA)
The post remains vacant after President Rodrigo Duterte sacks Dangerous Drugs Board chair Benjamin Reyes for 'contradicting' his drug figures
Top passer of the June 2017 Architecture licensure exam is from Saint Louis University
Ilocos Norte Provincial Board members approve the resolution against House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, who says he will sue the local officials
With the benefits the proposed jeepney modernization program promises, the government says it is not anti-poor – it even is pro-poor, they say
While global economic conditions remain challenging, outgoing BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr says prospects for domestic economic activity continue to be firm
The Department of Transportation plans to phase out old PUVs, make changes in the franchising system, update routes, and provide training for drivers
DOTr says Cebu Pacific should have deplaned passengers within 2 hours
Mary Angelie Cabañez of West Visayas State University - La Paz is June 2017 Nursing Licensure Exam topnotcher
With no comprehensive, national database on road crash numbers, Rappler relied on different government agencies for data. But each dataset has its own limitations
The comedian is inducted along with Gloria Sevilla, Tessie Villarama, and Carmen Musngi
Local governments are 'encouraged' to pass their own local ordinances that will implement Executive Order 26 and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
A tighter grip on reality – through data and evidence – may be one of the best ways to brace ourselves against this new, rising wave of authoritarian rule
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President Rodrigo Duterte maintains that there are 4 million 'drug addicts' in the Philippines, and slams Dangerous Drugs Board Chairperson Benjamin Reyes for giving a different figure
(UPDATED) Transport authorities will first focus on information dissemination, as recommended by lawmakers in a House hearing, following the confusion over the new law
Drinking coffee, eating, or putting on makeup while on the road are also prohibited acts classified under reckless driving, says LTFRB member Aileen Lizada
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Professional boxers will now have expanded medical care while promoters and managers will see their yearly expenses slashed
Each victim may receive a sum of P25,000 to as much as P250,000
The first batch covers those living in Metro Manila. Victims living in the provinces should be able to receive theirs next week.
927 out of 2,938 passed the Agriculturist Licensure Examination last April 2017
For 2017, law schools that intend to accept non-passers of the Philippine Law School Admission Test will have to submit a justification to the Legal Education Board
'I'm thankful not to meddle with this very controversial issue,' says the head of the government's Dangerous Drugs Board
(UPDATED) The Office of the Ombudsman discovers that their former chief records officer sat on the informations for 7 months until someone noticed nothing had been filed in relation to the Mamasapano case
Jonathan Demme's publicist confirms the director's death
The plan of the University of the Philippines' Board of Regents to confer an honorary degree on President Duterte draws protests from students and alumni
(3rd UPDATE) The idea to confer an honoris causa degree on President Duterte is mistakenly attributed to Senator Francis Escudero. It comes from another Board of Regents member.
'As a matter of personal and official policy, I do not accept [such] awards,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'To the so-called learned individuals who frown upon the plan of the University of the Philippines to grant an honorary doctorate degree to the President, you can have that honorary degree for all we care,' says President Duterte's eldest son
Students and alumni of the University of the Philippines criticize the Board of Regents' offer of an honorary degree to President Duterte
965 out of 2,194 passed the Midwife Licensure Examination given by the Board of Midwifery this April 2017
He had served as president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Incorporated since 1986, and co-chaired the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board
PRC also announces that 49 passed the technical evaluation for the upgrading as Professional Electronics
Students will be able to watch the performances of poets Lourd Ernest de Veyra, Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr, Joel Toledo, and Cerrine Cecilia Tuason
The actor, who is also CEO of the Tourism Promotions Board, clarifies the nepotism issue, saying the only relative he brought in as consultant is his brother
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The names of 4,000 martial law victims to receive 50% of compensation have been submitted to the Office of the Executive Secretary, says the Palace
Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed nutritionists and dieticians!
Unbeaten Filipinos Jack Tepora and Christian Araneta should have little difficulty against their overmatched Indonesian opponents, whose records don't stand up under inspection
There is a growing threat on information security and fraud such as account take over, malware attacks, as well as phishing and spoofing schemes, BSP says
(UPDATED) The management committee of the Tourism Promotions Board 'commits its full cooperation, guaranteeing the transparency of the agency in the entire process'
Viva's statement comes after Tourism Promotions Board Head Cesar Montano is accused of mismanagement and possible corruption
'I trust the guy,' says the President, adding that Montano already has money and would not ruin his reputation for 'a measly amount'