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Hu is set to meet President Rodrigo Duterte and hold discussions with government economic managers to 'fast-track the implementation of the key infrastructure projects under Chinese financing'
From 75, the new list of big-ticket infrastructure projects will include 91 smaller but more feasible projects, says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
'It can be taken up again in the next administration. At least they will know by now that they will spend more and make sure that they can cope with the challenge,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
To our government officials: focus on figuring out solutions now. The electorate chose you and put you where you are today because we held on to your promises of change, deliverance, and reprieve.
The wage order is expected to take effect in late November or early December
Three generations are caught in two conflicting government programs
Do online businesses still need to register their business and pay taxes? How will the ongoing tax reforms affect them? The Philippine Tax Whiz answers these questions.
'Let's step out of our comfort zone and do something for humanity,' says Climb Against Cancer founder Nini Sacro
The Philippines will be the exporter of advanced small weapons, says Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev, as he promises cooperation with ‘no political conditions’
Both passengers and airlines play a part in ensuring smooth airport operations
The recent golden performances of Carlos Yulo and Nesthy Petecio give hope to Team Philippines' campaign in the 2019 SEA Games
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez supports the plan of Albay Representative Joey Salceda to slap more taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators and their service providers
(UPDATED) Globe will provide Internet access to 27 barangay health centers, the University of Makati, the Ospital ng Makati, and city hall
Research shows that at least one in 5 victims of drug-related killings in Metro Manila in 2016 and 2017 were beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
With 80% of Filipino children at risk of being exploited online, national governments, social welfare agencies, and private telecommunications companies team up to protect against the online sexual exploitation of children
All Metro Manila malls will also open at 11 am
The Philippine National Police Internal Affairs Service already counts 461 suspects who have died while under police custody. They are not yet done counting.
Russian energy giant Rosneft is ‘very interested’ in joint exploration and development of Philippine oil and gas reserves, says Ambassador Igor Khovaev
The 'green courthouse,' to be built on a P2.8-billion budget, will have 120 courtrooms and 3 special courtrooms
'Provocative criticisms from skeptics, agnostics, and atheists should in fact be welcomed as a means for us Catholics to let our faith grow deeper and perhaps evolve'
Entry and exit points at Mamplasan Interchange in Biñan, Laguna, and Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road will be opened in time for Undas 2019
As per the Anti-Child Pornography Act, internet service providers are mandated to report to the police any obtained knowledge of child porn distribution or access using their servers
VegFest Pilipinas 2019 is happening on November 16-17 at the BGC Arts Center
MRT3 Director Michael Capati says this is to 'give way to the full blast rail replacement activities' that would rid the MRT3 tracks of dilapidated rails
Farmers from different regions converge at a fair trade in Quezon City as part of peasant month activities in October
Violence exists in households around the country. The death penalty is ineffective in deterring crime.
(UPDATED) Vice Admiral Joel Garcia, currently director of the National Coast Watch Center, now helms a force on the frontlines of protecting the country's waters as the government pursues offshore oil exploration with China
Be the star of your next potluck party with ready-to-eat food trays delivered to your doorstep – a change from the usual spaghetti and barbecue!
Join us on Wednesday, October 23, 2 pm as we open #ThinkPH Live’s sustainability fair
While the Philippines is increasingly becoming a lucrative market for Israeli equipment, Israeli human rights advocates say they do not want Israel-made weapons to be used in 'mass executions of civilians living in slums'
The Land Transportation Office also intensifies roadworthiness and terminal inspections in preparation for Undas
If you think the young will back down from the chaos, think again. The world beckons them to act.
But the Department of Education welcomes a proposal in the House of Representatives to review the K to 12 Law
(UPDATED) The Philippine leader, bringing a supposedly ‘leaner’ delegation, will also attend the Emperor’s Banquet and Prime Minister's Banquet
Police generals are shocked and angered by the abrupt 'revamp' ordered by their officer in charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa. The current top cop believes it's necessary for an organization in crisis.
The 12 fixers face charges for violating the Anti-Red Tape law and the Quezon City Anti-Fixing Ordinance, among others
Though we are far from the promised land, the commission's significant and aggressive efforts towards achieving its mission are both valiant and promising
Malacañang finds acceptable the threats and cyberbullying of students behind the viral cheer routine critical of President Rodrigo Duterte
The 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index says the retirement system of the Philippines is among the most sustainable, but greatly suffers in terms of integrity and adequacy
With only 3 golds on the world stage, we can't be proud of our sports programs
A columnist and his companion are shot dead while on their way to Olongapo City
(3rd UPDATE) Resigned police chief Oscar Albayalde is accused of criminal conduct by his own subordinates at the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group
Magnolia fails to capitalize on Romeo Travis' return from injury as it gets blown out by Barangay Ginebra
Carpio highlights a professional achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog
Another cop in the anomalous buy-bust is only suspended after he is found to have committed a ‘lesser offense’
(UPDATED) All promotions will also be on hold, says Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Francisco Gamboa
It's now up to President Rodrigo Duterte to choose who he wants as his third Philippine National Police chief