The firetrucks were found with defective safety features and engines, according to a COA report
Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position
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The admission throws a new twist into allegations, fed by James Comey's own claims, that US President Donald Trump wanted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to pull back on its probe into the Russia scandal
Camilo Sabio, who turns 82 next month, will appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan 1st Division
The president seizes on the result of a closely-watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence
The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association
(UPDATED) Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, US media project, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory
State auditors say there are firearms and equipment that have not yet been delivered for 3 or more years
More than 100,000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund
(UPDATED) Republicans are facing a sobering reminder of their president's poor approval ratings, as 30-year-old centrist Democrat Jon Ossoff, a filmmaker and onetime political assistant, clings to the narrowest of leads
When it gets P11.75 billion more in budget, the PNP does fewer neighborhood patrols, investigations, serving of warrants, and capture of high value targets
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(3rd UPDATE) The new body will be nearly 6 years younger on average, have a record 223 women lawmakers, and will be strikingly less politically experienced
US President Donald Trump claims he is being investigated for obstruction of justice, but his lawyer says otherwise
The main concern for observers and critics is the likely absence of any political counterweight to Macron
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, whose confirmation is being opposed, has been caught giving contradicting statements on major health issues
Where are these people coming from, where are they going, how many have died, and how many will be allowed to stay?
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Philippine jails have a total holding capacity of only 20,746, but now accommodate 126,946 inmates
The Commission on Audit says some of the toilet bowls did not go to the intended beneficiaries, while others remained in their original packaging 3 years after the project was launched
'You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history – led by some very bad and conflicted people!' President Donald Trump says in a tweet
Tycoon Ramon Ang confirms San Miguel Corporation and its unit San Miguel Pure Foods will sell some shares for compliance
Arsenio Balisacan, the first chairperson of the Philippine Competition Commission, says he is not one to run away from challenges
Student-grantees must serve in the Philippines for a year for every year they received cash grants from government
(UPDATED) Sessions fiercely denounces allegations that he acted improperly during a series of meetings with Russian officials – or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by a member of the Trump campaign team
739 out of 1,739 passed the Environmental Planner Licensure Examination administered this June 2017
It comes as political intrigue pulses through the US capital following explosive testimony by former FBI chief James Comey before the same panel last week, and as Trump has expressed frustrations with Sessions
Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy makes the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe
If confirmed, the rules would be seen as a hostile move against Britain ahead of coming Brexit negotiations
Despite the low level of participation, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello vowed, after casting his vote for full annexation by the United States, to defend internationally the result
(UPDATED) But the vote was marked by record low turnout of 49%, possibly reflecting fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance, experts said
'If we want to be truly independent, then we should throw away the bonds of colonialism by establishing our own national identity,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano
US state, independence, or status quo: Puerto Ricans will mull their political future in a non-binding referendum many have vowed to boycott
(3rd UPDATE) To achieve ambitious labor, economic, and social reforms, French President Emmanuel Macron needs a clear majority in parliament
Senior members of the ruling Conservative party have reportedly made the departure of Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill a condition of allowing Prime Minister Theresa May to stay on after losing her parliamentary majority
'Nag-retire na siya sa politics pero di niya puwede pabayaan ang political party,' says Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, as the Nationalist People's Coalition prepares for the 2019 midterm polls
With Macron's party siphoning off support from the traditional political forces of left and right, the elections could radically re-draw France's political map
Speaking in Barcelona, Carles Puigdemont said the question would be: 'Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state in the form of a republic?'
(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May faces pressure to resign after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom
The country could be plunged into uncertainty for weeks as Theresa May seeks to form a government, if her Conservative party loses its overall majority as an exit poll and near-complete results indicate
The pound dived from $1.2959 to $1.2695 minutes after exit polls indicated the Conservatives were going to lose their majority
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(UPDATED) The United Kingdom officially has a hung parliament. Here is what would happen next.
(UPDATED) The election comes at a pivotal time in British history as it negotiates a complicated exit from the European Union, the first country to leave the 6-decade-old bloc
Less than 6 months into his White House tenure, he finds himself locked in his toughest fight yet – the battle to save his presidency
High drying fees and expenses have prompted small farmers to shy away from the facilities, which cost P100 million to build