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Give NTC 'more teeth' for better Nat'l Broadband Plan – PCC

Mar 30, 2017 - 6:15 PM

How can the Philippines have cheaper and better internet? Here are recommendations from the Philippine Competition Commission.

Give NTC 'more teeth' for better Nat'l Broadband Plan – PCC

Soliman files complaint vs Badoy over child porn remark

Mar 30, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Former social welfare secretary Corazon Soliman says Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy committed injustice to children when she told the European Union to engage in child porn

Soliman files complaint vs Badoy over child porn remark

Duterte didn't let China visit Benham Rise – DFA

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says China has '2 or 3' pending requests to survey Benham Rise after previous requests had been denied

Duterte didn't let China visit Benham Rise – DFA

Negros Oriental governor sues Ombudsman officials for graft

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:37 PM

Governor Roel Degamo files a graft complaint before the justice department, but does it have jurisdiction?

Negros Oriental governor sues Ombudsman officials for graft

Duterte 'invited' China, foreign gov'ts to PH waters – Esperon

Mar 29, 2017 - 5:11 PM

'What is really so harmful with having a research ship [there]?' asks National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr on the presence of a Chinese survey ship in Benham Rise for 3 months

Duterte 'invited' China, foreign gov'ts to PH waters – Esperon

FAST FACTS: Time to pay taxes, what should you know?

Mar 29, 2017 - 4:29 PM

As we approach the tax month of April, check if you know enough about the Philippine tax landscape

FAST FACTS: Time to pay taxes, what should you know?

MICC 'not pro-mining, anti-mining' – DILG exec

Mar 29, 2017 - 2:34 PM

'We all agree that this is all about social justice for our people,' says DILG Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III after a Mining Industry Coordinating Council meeting

MICC 'not pro-mining, anti-mining' – DILG exec

Sereno, Brexit, Cyclone Debbie | Midday wRap

Mar 29, 2017 - 1:15 PM

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Sereno, Brexit, Cyclone Debbie | Midday wRap

DepEd seeks justice for raped students

Mar 29, 2017 - 12:02 PM

(UPDATED) The education department also asks the community to be vigilant and proactive in 'preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination against children'

DepEd seeks justice for raped students

North Cotabato farmers decry killings, harassment over land dispute

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:37 AM

The murder of farmers' group leader Wilerme Dorado Agorde in front of his grandchildren in February further fuels suspicion that farmers locked in a land dispute with a state university are being 'silenced'

North Cotabato farmers decry killings, harassment over land dispute

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:26 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Wednesday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 29, 2017

News Briefs: March 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017 - 9:47 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Wednesday, March 29

News Briefs: March 29, 2017

CJ Sereno keen to resolve jurisdiction issues in De Lima case

Mar 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Sereno says that it's possible for the SC to grant partial relief to De Lima without saying that the RTC judge committed grave abuse of authority

CJ Sereno keen to resolve jurisdiction issues in De Lima case

Small planes for PH Navy signal Japan's growing security role

Mar 28, 2017 - 7:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncements of dislike for US makes the country's relations with Japan very crucial

Small planes for PH Navy signal Japan's growing security role

EU on DSWD exec's tirade: Tackle child porn seriously

Mar 28, 2017 - 7:18 PM

The EU delegation issues the statement after DSWD Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy posts on Facebook: 'Iyong mga taga-EU, mag-online child porn muna kayo. D'yan naman kayo magaling e.'

EU on DSWD exec's tirade: Tackle child porn seriously

Leonen questions qualifications of drug lords as state witnesses

Mar 28, 2017 - 5:49 PM

'You have here a case where all these are not qualified for the witness protection program but are in conspiracy with De Lima are not named in the information. Would you say that there is a singling out of the accused?' Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks Solicitor General Jose Calida

Leonen questions qualifications of drug lords as state witnesses

DENR closure orders 'starting point' of MICC review

Mar 28, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Environment Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Maria Paz Luna clarifies that the Mining Industry Coordinating Council's review 'is never a review of DENR's decisions'

DENR closure orders 'starting point' of MICC review

Barbers files bill postponing barangay elections for 3 years

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:29 PM

Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Ace Barbers' measure would also allow President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint officers-in-charge once the barangay polls are postponed

Barbers files bill postponing barangay elections for 3 years

DSWD exec tells EU: 'Mag-child porn muna kayo'

Mar 27, 2017 - 8:38 PM

(UPDATED) In sarcastic advice on Facebook, Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy says consuming child pornography is what Europeans – critics of President Duterte – are good at

DSWD exec tells EU: 'Mag-child porn muna kayo'

How Badjao families find home and hope in Nueva Ecija village

Mar 27, 2017 - 8:10 PM

In Barangay Bakod Bayan, Cabanatuan City, some 131 Badjao families live comfortably in housing units given for free by the DSWD and the city government

How Badjao families find home and hope in Nueva Ecija village

Alvarez confident Local Gov't Code can be amended for barangay OICs

Mar 27, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the bill can be passed into law before October if President Rodrigo Duterte certifies the measure as urgent

Alvarez confident Local Gov't Code can be amended for barangay OICs

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 27, 2017

Mar 27, 2017 - 11:38 AM

Hello! Here are the top stories you shouldn't miss this Monday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 27, 2017

PH asks Australia to open market for banana growers

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:05 PM

Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, once an agriculture chief, raises the Philippines' two-decade concern in his meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

PH asks Australia to open market for banana growers

Phoenix Petroleum offers to pay taxes in advance

Mar 26, 2017 - 9:55 PM

This marks the first time any oil company has volunteered to pay its taxes in advance to show support for a government program

Phoenix Petroleum offers to pay taxes in advance

P20,000 livelihood grant available for vulnerable workers

Mar 26, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The cash aid is available through the Department of Labor and Employment's Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Program

P20,000 livelihood grant available for vulnerable workers

Piñol urges farmers to use guide map for crop planning

Mar 26, 2017 - 6:29 PM

The color-coded guide map provides data that farmers need to identify the type of crops suitable for their land

Piñol urges farmers to use guide map for crop planning

SAKSIKAN: Trailer pertama 'Justice League'

Mar 26, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Lihat Batman, Wonder Woman dan lainnya dalam trailer pertama 'Justice League'

SAKSIKAN: Trailer pertama 'Justice League'

A low carbon future

Mar 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The Renewable Portfolio Standard can address the administration's least cost energy goals while encouraging renewable energy generation

A low carbon future

WATCH: First 'Justice League' trailer released

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:21 AM

See Batman, Wonder Woman, and more in the first trailer for 'Justice League'

WATCH: First 'Justice League' trailer released

Tillerson to meet allies as NATO races to save talks

Mar 25, 2017 - 9:13 PM

The last-minute preparations are not typical for NATO, which normally has plans in place weeks ahead of time for these highly orchestrated meeting

Tillerson to meet allies as NATO races to save talks

Filipino consumers less optimistic in Q1

Mar 25, 2017 - 7:47 PM

Based on the results of the 1st Quarter Consumer Expectation Survey, the consumer confidence index slipped to 8.7%, from a record-high 9.2% in the fourth quarter of 2016

Filipino consumers less optimistic in Q1

Address impunity in the face of pressure, Sereno tells lawyers

Mar 25, 2017 - 2:41 PM

CJ Sereno challenges lawyers to go against the tide, stand firm in the face of pressure, and follow their conscience

Address impunity in the face of pressure, Sereno tells lawyers

New flights to cut travel time to Banaue Rice Terraces

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

A local airline will offer flights from Clark to reduce total travel time to the popular tourist destination

New flights to cut travel time to Banaue Rice Terraces

DepEd investigates Manila Science High School mercury spill

Mar 25, 2017 - 10:06 AM

Advocacy group BAN Toxics calls on the education department to 'immediately implement a ban on the use and storage of mercury in schools'

DepEd investigates Manila Science High School mercury spill

Nearly 2,000 Filipinos deported from Sabah – DSWD

Mar 24, 2017 - 10:22 PM

Out of the 1,987 deportees from Sabah from January to March, 1,706 have been sent back to their places of origin, mostly in Mindanao

Nearly 2,000 Filipinos deported from Sabah – DSWD

Free medicines for poor families available in 6 hospitals

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:33 PM

The DSWD's Libreng Gamot Para sa Masa program receives P1 billion from President Rodrigo Duterte's social fund

Free medicines for poor families available in 6 hospitals

PH hits UK attack as 'assault on democracy'

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:31 PM

The Philippines says 'there is no justification for the horror and barbarity' perpetrated by terrorists

PH hits UK attack as 'assault on democracy'

DILG mobilizes 42,000 barangays for federalism campaign

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:10 PM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government will use the mandatory barangay assemblies – which fall on March 25 and October 8 this year – to gather support for the government's federalism agenda

DILG mobilizes 42,000 barangays for federalism campaign

Look Back: The 1996 Marcopper mining disaster

Mar 24, 2017 - 11:42 AM

(UPDATED) On March 24, 1996, the Philippines saw one of the biggest mining disasters in Philippine history, which led to a drastic change in the country's mining policy

Look Back: The 1996 Marcopper mining disaster

News Briefs: March 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday, March 24

News Briefs: March 24, 2017

Completing land reform in PH to cost P98B

Mar 23, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Land reform is at the heart of the peace talks between the Philippine government and rebels responsible for Asia's longest running communist insurgency

Completing land reform in PH to cost P98B

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday, March 23

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Robredo video not played at UN meeting, DFA says

Mar 23, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo's video was instead screened in one of a hundred side events and exhibits mounted by NGOs, the DFA explains

Robredo video not played at UN meeting, DFA says

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 23, 2017

New menu for school canteens? Here's what DepEd wants kids to eat

Mar 22, 2017 - 9:45 PM

A department order lists strategies that will 'promote healthy diets and positive eating behaviors' in public schools as well as DepEd offices nationwide

New menu for school canteens? Here's what DepEd wants kids to eat

Scarborough Shoal, Mighty Corporation, Robredo | Evening wRap

Mar 22, 2017 - 8:18 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Scarborough Shoal, Mighty Corporation, Robredo | Evening wRap

Keeping 'endo' alive: DOLE’s Department Order No. 174

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:49 PM

The labor department's dilly-dallying is in stark contrast to the President’s consistent and unequivocal stand against contractualization

Keeping 'endo' alive: DOLE’s Department Order No. 174

Duterte wants to appoint barangay OICs if polls reset

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:22 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says President Rodrigo Duterte wants handpicked appointees in every barangay in the Philippines to rid the country of drugs

Duterte wants to appoint barangay OICs if polls reset

Sueno hits Robredo for criticizing drug war, 'hurting' trade deals

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says Vice President Leni Robredo's criticism of the drug war is affecting the Philippines' standing in the international community

Sueno hits Robredo for criticizing drug war, 'hurting' trade deals

Tourism chief Teo asks Robredo, media to 'tone down' statements on killings

Mar 22, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Strong statements against extrajudicial killings in the country are making it difficult for the tourism department to promote the Philippines, says DOT chief Wanda Teo

Tourism chief Teo asks Robredo, media to 'tone down' statements on killings