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PH to institutionalize business lessons from ASEAN neighbors

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:26 PM

Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law

PH to institutionalize business lessons from ASEAN neighbors

Duterte to 'look into' secret Manila jail cell

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed.

Duterte to 'look into' secret Manila jail cell

Secret cell in police station 'absolutely prohibited' – CHR

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:14 AM

(UPDATED) Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reminds the police of their 'strict obligation to act only in accordance with law'

Secret cell in police station 'absolutely prohibited' – CHR

PH set to acquire Pohang-class corvette from South Korea

Apr 27, 2017 - 3:50 PM

The Philippines will pay a token fee of $100 and shoulder the cost of refurbishing the decommissioned ship

PH set to acquire Pohang-class corvette from South Korea

Bong Alvarez arrested in Baguio for injuring live-in partner

Apr 24, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The basketball player's girlfriend, Mary Ann Dungca Ting, sustained injuries in different parts of her body, according to the Baguio police blotter

Bong Alvarez arrested in Baguio for injuring live-in partner

Anxious for win, Trump and Republicans revive health care push

Apr 22, 2017 - 7:57 AM

US President Donald Trump has suddenly heaped pressure on congressional Republican leadership by saying he expects a vote on a revived version of the bill 'next week or shortly thereafter'

Anxious for win, Trump and Republicans revive health care push

House bill seeks to conserve Gabaldon school buildings

Apr 16, 2017 - 1:40 PM

The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex-Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon

House bill seeks to conserve Gabaldon school buildings

Prosecutor dismisses PAWS' dog slaughter complaint vs 'Oro'

Apr 07, 2017 - 10:50 PM

PAWS says that their complaint on the violation of section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act has been dismissed

Prosecutor dismisses PAWS' dog slaughter complaint vs 'Oro'

Kita bisa membantu korban serangan gas beracun di Suriah

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:32 PM

Situs kitabisa.com dan Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) menggalang dana untuk korban perang saudara di Suriah. Serangan gas beracun pada 4 April 2017 menewaskan lebih dari 80 orang

Kita bisa membantu korban serangan gas beracun di Suriah

FACT CHECK: Duterte misinformed that child offenders can just 'go home'

Apr 04, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The President's remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn't aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013, allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers

FACT CHECK: Duterte misinformed that child offenders can just 'go home'

FAST FACTS: Avoiding double taxation for nonresidents

Apr 01, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The Philippines is currently a signatory to 41 tax treaties that address double taxation situations

FAST FACTS: Avoiding double taxation for nonresidents

Cagayan de Oro to close illegal dumpsite, open new landfill in April

Mar 31, 2017 - 10:40 AM

The new landfill, located in a 45-hectare property in Barangay Pagalungan, is compliant with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act

Cagayan de Oro to close illegal dumpsite, open new landfill in April

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?

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

Duterte given gold Rolex watch for birthday

Mar 27, 2017 - 6:58 PM

The President says the sender refuses to take the luxury watch back. So he plans to sell the watch at a discount.

Duterte given gold Rolex watch for birthday

Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

Mar 27, 2017 - 1:05 AM

Tensions are likely to flare up as US President Donald Trump turns to other key priorities like tax reform and a big infrastructure spending plan

Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

Trump, after stinging defeat, promises a 'great' health plan

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:09 AM

(UPDATED) The US President says Obamacare – which survived an attempt to have it repealed – 'will explode' and 'is not sustainable'

Trump, after stinging defeat, promises a 'great' health plan

Trump's health reform effort collapses

Mar 25, 2017 - 8:42 AM

(UPDATED) The bill's bruising defeat marks a second major policy setback for the new president, who has seen his attempt to curb travel from Muslim-majority countries twice frozen by the courts

Trump's health reform effort collapses

Can the Ombudsman be disbarred?

Mar 24, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first, before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations

Can the Ombudsman be disbarred?

Trump ultimatum: Pass health bill Friday or he'll move on

Mar 24, 2017 - 8:24 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'If it doesn't pass, we're moving beyond health care,' says White House budget director Mick Mulvaney

Trump ultimatum: Pass health bill Friday or he'll move on

SEC suspends 84 lending firms

Mar 24, 2017 - 12:20 AM

This is due to the firms' failure to get a Certificate of Authority from the Securities and Exchange Commission, and part of the government's crackdown on illegal lending

SEC suspends 84 lending firms

Obama warns against health care changes that harm Americans

Mar 23, 2017 - 10:40 PM

'We should start from the baseline that any changes will make our health care system better, not worse for hardworking Americans. That should always be our priority,' Obama says in a statement.

Obama warns against health care changes that harm Americans

BSP gives public more time to exchange old peso bills

Mar 23, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Filipinos now have until June 30, 2017 to exchange their New Design Series (NDS) banknotes. After June 30, these bills will have no monetary value.

BSP gives public more time to exchange old peso bills

YEBC 2017: PH youth urged to go into business

Mar 23, 2017 - 3:08 PM

'We focus on entrepreneurship because we need to, in order to develop our country,' Senator Bam Aquino tells students at the Youth Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

YEBC 2017: PH youth urged to go into business

Despite Trump push, health care vote going to the wire

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:05 PM

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes on the controversial measure despite challenges over whether Trump and ally House Speaker Paul Ryan have enough backing to get the measure over the finish line

Despite Trump push, health care vote going to the wire

Trump warns Republicans ahead of make-or-break health vote

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:34 AM

In a significant flex of presidential muscle, Trump warns House Republicans they will face the electorate's wrath if they do not vote to repeal and replace Obamacare on March 23

Trump warns Republicans ahead of make-or-break health vote

News Briefs: March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Tuesday, March 21

News Briefs: March 21, 2017

Gov't officials, groups urge passage of FOI law

Mar 17, 2017 - 6:52 PM

ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law

Gov't officials, groups urge passage of FOI law

Globe unveils hi-tech security center to fight cyber attacks

Mar 15, 2017 - 4:54 PM

The telco reinforces its data and network defenses for itself and potential clients as cyber threats mount

Globe unveils hi-tech security center to fight cyber attacks

LGBT advocates lead charge for anti-discrimination bill

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House

LGBT advocates lead charge for anti-discrimination bill

House approves free public Wi-Fi bill on 2nd reading

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:28 PM

The Senate already approved the bill on final reading. Thus the bill is a step closer to becoming a law.

House approves free public Wi-Fi bill on 2nd reading

14M more uninsured in 2018 under Republican plan – US budget office

Mar 14, 2017 - 7:24 AM

By 2026, that number will shoot up to 24 million, the Congressional Budget Office projects, in perhaps the most alarming revelation in its highly-anticipated report

14M more uninsured in 2018 under Republican plan – US budget office

Robredo on late husband's critics: They've crossed the line

Mar 13, 2017 - 6:10 PM

'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

Robredo on late husband's critics: They've crossed the line

Senate approves bill on free public Wi-Fi

Mar 13, 2017 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Voting 18-0, senators approve the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act on 3rd and final reading

Senate approves bill on free public Wi-Fi

Free tuition in state colleges: What the bill says

Mar 13, 2017 - 9:57 AM

Here's what you need to know about the tuition-free policy, as proposed in the Senate

Free tuition in state colleges: What the bill says

Senate poised to pass bill on free public Wi-Fi

Mar 12, 2017 - 7:40 PM

The House of Representatives is also expected to approve the measure on 2nd reading by Wednesday, March 15

Senate poised to pass bill on free public Wi-Fi

Skyrocketing drug prices key question in Trump health care reform

Mar 12, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Experts say Trump will struggle to realize the goal of lowering drug prices due to a system that involves a complex web of players and incentives

Skyrocketing drug prices key question in Trump health care reform

Trump seeks to rally support for health reform as doubts grow

Mar 09, 2017 - 11:25 AM

After 7 years of Republican efforts to rip up Obamacare, it remained unclear whether Trump has the necessary votes to get the controversial replacement measure across the finish line

Trump seeks to rally support for health reform as doubts grow

CA quizzes Lopez on definition of watersheds

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:10 PM

'They're not all proclaimed watersheds, I will agree, but a watershed is a watershed is a watershed,' Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says about the cancellation of 75 mineral production sharing agreements in watersheds

CA quizzes Lopez on definition of watersheds

FULL TEXT: Death penalty a 'tool of state repression' – Castro

Mar 08, 2017 - 8:20 AM

ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says House Bill 4727 is anti-poor, prone to abuse, and an ineffective deterrent against criminality

FULL TEXT: Death penalty a 'tool of state repression' – Castro

DSWD: Amend law to provide more benefits for solo parents

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development joins a signature campaign, to be launched on International Women's Day, calling for amendments to Republic Act 8972

DSWD: Amend law to provide more benefits for solo parents

Republicans unveil plan to repeal, replace Obamacare

Mar 07, 2017 - 7:58 AM

(UPDATED) The American Health Care Act will dismantle several of the core aspects of the reforms, including ending subsidies and taxes, as well as rules requiring individuals to have insurance

Republicans unveil plan to repeal, replace Obamacare

U.S. labels Philippines as major money laundering site again

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:45 PM

For the US State Department, money laundering remains a serious concern in the Philippines due to its 'international narcotics trade,' corruption, and weak laws

U.S. labels Philippines as major money laundering site again

EXPLAINER: Police, military officials liable for Duterte's illegal kill orders

Mar 05, 2017 - 10:45 AM

The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst

EXPLAINER: Police, military officials liable for Duterte's illegal kill orders

UN gives $5M in aid for crisis-hit region in DR Congo

Mar 05, 2017 - 12:46 AM

The grant will be for a maximum period of 6 months to save the lives of about 108,000 people in the violence-wracked Kasai region

UN gives $5M in aid for crisis-hit region in DR Congo

EXPLAINER: Yes, Int'l Criminal Court can prosecute Duterte for killing spree

Mar 04, 2017 - 9:45 PM

The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity

EXPLAINER: Yes, Int'l Criminal Court can prosecute Duterte for killing spree

Fishermen probed for catching ocean sunfish in protected area

Mar 04, 2017 - 7:15 AM

The ocean sunfish is considered a 'vulnerable' or 'threatened' species

Fishermen probed for catching ocean sunfish in protected area

FAST FACTS: Main points of Trump's speech to U.S. Congress

Mar 01, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Here are the main points of US President Donald Trump's first speech to the US Congress, outlining his ambitious agenda

FAST FACTS: Main points of Trump's speech to U.S. Congress

FULL TEXT and VIDEO: Donald Trump's first address to U.S. Congress

Mar 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) Here is the full text and video of US President Donald Trump's first address to the US Congress, February 28, 2017

FULL TEXT and VIDEO: Donald Trump's first address to U.S. Congress

Chinese nationals again arrested in PNP's war on illegal gambling

Feb 28, 2017 - 5:53 PM

The arrest of the Chinese nationals is part of the PNP's streamlined crackdown on illegal gambling

Chinese nationals again arrested in PNP's war on illegal gambling