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(UPDATED) The BCDA responds to Rappler's story on its joint venture with MTD Capital Berhad in broad strokes
EXCLUSIVE: The OGCC raises red flags during a contract review. The BCDA, however, says it has an OGCC opinion that affirms the legality of the agreement.
(UPDATED) EXCLUSIVE: The OGCC flags the return-of-investment and profit-sharing schemes of the BCDA-MTD Capital Berhad deal, but the BCDA insists it's 'very advantageous to the government’
How far would boycotting products and sympathizing with workers really take us?
Capital Markets Integrity Corporation, the local bourse's compliance arm, is tasked to assist affected customers and submit a report for instituting criminal charges
Colonel Joaquin Alva, who is now the chief of staff of the PNP Legal Service, denies making the call. He has been out of Metro Manila police for 8 years.
Charles Rhines, 63, is put to death by lethal injection soon after the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch appeal by his lawyers claiming that his trial was tainted
The IPO is the linchpin of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's plan to revamp Saudi Arabia's economy and wean it off a decades-long dependence on oil
The strengths of Chinese-style capitalism have also been its vulnerabilities
Brigadier General Debold Sinas is coming in from Cebu City to take charge of the National Capital Region Police Office. Learn more about him.
Brigadier General Debold Sinas makes the big leap from director of Central Visayas police regional director based in Cebu City to chief of the premiere NCR police office
Incumbent National Capital Region Police Office chief Major General Guillermo Eleazar is set to become the Philippine National Police's chief of the Directorial Staff
The P1.8-billion Capital Mall will feature original parts of the sugar mill which used to stand on the same spot
While there is no armed conflict in Metro Manila, the task force deems the capital region to be the hotbed of recruitment and fund generation
(UPDATED) The proposed location – near the regional cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda – is an area at 'minimal' risk of natural disasters, where the government already owns some 180,000 hectares of land
Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves, rising sea-levels, and increasingly volatile weather patterns mean swathes of Jakarta have already started to disappear
This police district director has required the thousands of cops in his jurisdiction to pay P100 each for the renovation of toilets in his headquarters
Bank says no credit card account numbers or log-in credentials were compromised
This is true immortality – the antidote against all the gossip that it will all end soon
Surveillance capitalism describes a market driven process where the commodity for sale is your personal data, and the capture and production of this data relies on mass surveillance of the internet
(UPDATED) 'By embarking on this new chapter...we can open space to more investors and in doing so, open space to thousands of new astronauts,' says Richard Branson
'So we hope in 2024 the new capital is ready to be the new government center,' says urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro
Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar tells Rappler that the bullet that killed Gian Habal matched the pistol of Police Corporal Rocky delos Reyes
Urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says the long-stalled relocation plan has won approval from President Joko Widodo who favored moving the capital away from Indonesia's most populous Java island
Sharjah is named as the 2019 World Book Capital under the recommendation of The International Publishers Associations and The International Federation of Library Association and Institutions
The tiny sultanate will implement the harsh new penal code – which also prescribes amputation of a hand and foot for theft – next Wednesday, April 3
Envisioned to be the 'administrative capital of the country,' the 160-hectare Bonifacio Capital District is expected to host the new offices of government agencies
The government will only repeal the mandatory death penalty, which means it will be at a judge's discretion whether to order someone to hang or send them to jail for offenses where a death sentence is currently mandatory
Kenneth Hendricks, the controversial priest who allegedly molested over 50 people in Biliran, is turned over by the immigration bureau to the police
The haul – worth some HK$8 million – is transported brazenly through the terminal in two cardboard boxes, the customs department says
The National Capital Region Police Office will recommend that Jiale Zhang be tagged as an 'undesirable alien'
(UPDATED) The DOH Epidemiology Bureau reports that from January 1 to 19, the number of measles cases in NCR has reached 196 – much higher than the 20 cases recorded during the same period in 2018
'Kung walang problema, walang dapat ikatakot. Wala kaming gagawin na ilegal,' says NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar
The announcement of the new political capital is in line with a presidential promise made 10 years ago
(7th UPDATE) Time honors the journalists who are its 'Person of the Year' 2018 – 'The Guardians and the War on Truth'
Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar has also ordered local cops to monitor Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Nanguna si Angel Mayhe Gueco sa taunang spelling bee sa Filipino, na idinaraos ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino tuwing kaarawan ni Gat Andres Bonifacio
Police identify the victim as 26-year-old Chinese Wang Yalei
The Malaysian government has decided to scrap capital punishment because there has been strong domestic opposition to the practice
Police Director Guillermo Eleazar says he will consult with the Commission on HIgher Education on any steps Metro Manila police would take
Police complete gathering their digital evidence against Mocha Uson’s co-vlogger who spread a fake bomb threat during rallies that remembered Martial Law
The London-based research firm sees the Philippine peso sliding to P58 in 2019 and inflation soaring due to Typhoon Ompong
This is a 358% increase from the 268 recorded cases during the same period in 2017
Retired Police Superintendent Roberto Palisoc is killed by unidentified gunmen
Meanwhile, Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte is the wealthiest vice mayor in Metro Manila, according to their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth
President Maithripala Sirisena tells the cabinet he is 'ready to sign the death warrants' of repeat drug offenders, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne says
In an interview with the 'Today' show on NBC, the woman, who asked to be identified as Lori, says when she heard about the rampage at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis on Thursday, she had no doubt her stalker was behind it
"The people who worked here are our friends, our neighbors, our colleagues, so it's sort of like a part of us has been taken with their death as well," said resident Christine Feldmann.
Thursday's shooting was one of the worst attacks ever to target journalists in the United States, and local media said police had stepped up security at other news organizations
The National Capital Region Police Office assures the public of prompt response to reports and complaints made through its official hotline