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'The non-submission of the necessary documentation cast doubt on the propriety and validity of the transactions,' says the Commission on Audit
Labor officer Russel Ulysses Nieves says addressing poverty is a collaborative effort and cannot be done by one government agency alone
Economic managers project inflation to settle between 2.7% and 3.5% in 2019, far from the rates experienced last year
The Asian Development Bank projects Philippine GDP to grow by 6.2% in 2019, lower than its previous projection of 6.4%
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia previously told reporters that the project would be funded by China, but there is no deal yet
The annual earthquake drill will start as early as 4 am 'when most Metro Manila residents are at home and asleep' to test the response capabilities and preparedness of local government units and the private sector
Now that Davao City's longtime mayor has become the most powerful man in the country, his city has taken its place at the ODA banquet table
Task Force Aguila confiscates two other old vehicles earlier – a Ford F-150 XLT pick-up truck and a 1970 model Nissan Datsun car – allegedly brought to Angeles City and City of San Fernando from Clark Freeport Zone for restoration
The Malolos-Clark Railway is seen to cut travel time from Manila to the Clark International Airport to less than an hour
The P2P bus transport hub at the Iloilo Business Park will have two terminals. Here's what travelers can expect.
PRESS RELEASE: All National Book Development Board (NBDB)-registered publishers and self-published authors are welcome to submit their nominations. Books in Filipino or English published in 2018 are eligible for the award
According to a study of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, the country is on its way to becoming an ageing society. What does this mean for Filipinos?
In La Union, a town helps former drug dependents to renew their lives and become microentrepreneurs after rehabilitation
The Philippine Competition Commission says the deal will not cause any substantial lessening of competition in the retail electricity supply market
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it will continue to assist the 22 fishermen of F/B Gem-Ver until 'they have fully recovered from the incident and are able to live normal lives'
Alliance Global's property arm Megaworld Corporation receives the lion's share of the budget set for 2020 to 2024
In celebration of PRIDE month, meet some LGBTQ+ Philippine game developers who take pride not just in their work, but in themselves
After its foray into the affordable housing sector, Century Properties Group gears up to also provide housing to the young workforce
President Rodrigo Duterte accepts Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol's resignation and says he can better serve in Mindanao where he can help the new Bangsamoro government
Amid its expected doubling of income for 2019, Global-Estate Resorts says it wants to contribute to the Philippines' tourism sector
Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers
The High Court consolidates 3 petitions against the EDSA provincial bus ban
Interested in making games as a a hobby or to learn new skills? Gwen Foster of the International Game Developers Association's Manila chapter in the Philippines shares some tips and advice on getting started.
At the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao says it could not rule out funding coal power as there is 'no other option' for some countries in Asia
Auditors want a refund of the excess salaries
Once the Philippines achieves upper middle income status, the government will no longer be eligible for Japan's Special Terms for Economic Partnership funding
With only 6 townships in the Visayas and 1 in Mindanao, Megaworld says it wants to increase its presence outside Luzon
MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim tells traffic enforcers that he will write to President Rodrigo Duterte about the matter
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says the driver-only car ban will be proposed to the Metro Manila Council again in July this year
Vendors interviewed by the National Parks Development Committee claim a man offered them P100 to act as if they are selling Chinese flags 3 days before the Philippines' observance of Independence Day
(UPDATED) Erwin Tulfo will have to place media advertisements announcing his apology, and should donate to 19 organizations identified by DSWD Secretary Rolando Bautista
Over 2 million jobs are up for grabs as the government pushes for more infrastructure problems. However, Filipinos no longer want to get down and dirty, and would rather work in hotels abroad.
More units will be open for purchase in June
Be the next Manila Water Foundation Prize for Engineering Excellence awardee and get a chance to promote your social development projects
'The country needs to have a more robust solution to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather conditions and climate change,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in California, claims Apple cornered the market with its iOS App Store, collecting a 30% commission on all app sales and in-app purchases
The process of constructing the temporary shelters is so slow that the permanent housing units are expected to be completed first
Transport economist Jedd Ugay says that if MMDA wants to reduce traffic congestion, the effect of the provincial bus ban is the 'total opposite'
Make no mistake: while affected communities stand to lose most from the dam’s development, water consumers and taxpayers will also shoulder the long-term risks and burdens of the Kaliwa project
MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia arrives an hour after congressmen reprimanded other MMDA officials who attended a hearing on road safety issues
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority stands firm on its policy closing provincial bus terminals along EDSA, pending the Supreme Court decision on petitions filed against it
Aside from other perks, the new law requires the government to provide capital to agriculture and fisheries graduates to help them pursue enterprises related to their course
'The project is all about enhancing the skills of the youth to be employed,' says Philippine Business for Education Chair Ramon del Rosario
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria says there is 'an urgent need' for Washington and Beijing to bury their differences
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
Alonto was the first Muslim to head the Mindanao Development Authority
The election board has voided the opposition Republican People's Party narrow victory in Turkey's biggest city and economic hub Istanbul and ordered a replay of the vote
MMDA says this is for commuters who will travel to and from provinces to cast their votes on election day
The loss of Istanbul, the country's economic hub, was a shocking defeat for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party
But provincial buses are still not allowed to load and unload passengers along EDSA