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(UPDATED) PSG commander Colonel Jesus Durante III says President Rodrigo Duterte will continue to be secured by his close-in detail who all tested negative for the coronavirus disease
Armed groups in Cameroon, the Philippines, Yemen and Syria move to reduce violence as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appeals for ceasefire
(UPDATED) Presidential Security Group Commander Colonel Jesus Durante says he will file a case against ACT-CIS Representative Eric Yap 'if necessary'
The Social Security System has not announced such financial assistance
Russia repeatedly opposes 'virtual' meetings by video to allow voting sessions. One diplomat describes the Russian stance as 'idiotic.'
The Social Security System says they are ‘prepared’ to give benefits to employees laid off due to novel coronavirus
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says President Rodrigo Duterte will not proceed to Boracay after 'careful review' of the coronavirus situation in the Philippines
Injap Sia aims to roll out 1,200 MerryMart branches nationwide, with P120 billion in systemwide sales revenue, over a 12-year period
President Rodrigo Duterte also brushes aside a 'no-touch' policy between him and the public
The Presidential Security Group says it will also assess and may cancel large gatherings on President Rodrigo Duterte's schedule
An SWS poll shows high public satisfaction with the AFP, just as Congress decides on a law that gives the military broader powers in pursuing terror suspects
'Hindi talaga para ito sa mga Abu Sayyaf or terrorista o sino pa mang tinatawag na terorista… Kailangan ito para doon sa dissenters, sa oposisyon,' says NUPL chair Neri Colmenares
(3rd UPDATE) Earlier, the superiors of hostage taker Alchie Paray – a security guard fired for being absent without leave – apologized and offered to resign in a bid to end the crisis
(4th UPDATE) The hostage taker has been identified as Alchie Paray, a 40-year-old guard who was fired after apparently going on absence without leave for weeks
(3rd UPDATE) The hostage taker, a former guard of V-Mall, was fired after going on absence without leave for weeks
(8th UPDATE) The suspect is a former security guard provided by the Safeguard Armor Security Corporation or SASCOR
Initial public offerings no longer need prior approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission
Senators Risa Hontiveros and Francis Pangilinan vote against the measure and warn of its possible abuse
The President reiterates an order for daily military drills in public, which he says will give people a sense of security and pride
The agency follows bans by the Department of Homeland Security and the US military
The UN reiterates its support for a solution 'where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders'
The Davao City-born Army colonel is the erstwhile chief of the Presidential Security Group's Presidential Escorts Battalion, and has master's degrees in defense analysis and development security
French President Emmanuel Macron warns of a 'weakening of the West,' as the world leaders face a more assertive China and Russia
French President Emmanuel Macron predicts Moscow would be 'extremely aggressive' in this arena in the months and years to come
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says Huawei is the 'poster child' for China's 'nefarious strategy' to infiltrate and dominate crucial Western infrastructure
Despite the truce, there has been sporadic fighting almost every day near Tripoli, and arms continue to flow into the country
SM Prime says the money generated from the bonds will be used for more malls and other expansion projects
Google is working to ensure 'secure (HTTPS) pages only download secure files' through a gradual upgrading process on the Chrome browser
The biennial National Counterintelligence Strategy singles out anti-secrecy organizations, independent hackers, and Islamic extremist groups as espionage threats requiring close attention
Will students from indigenous communities be able to return to their schools now that martial law in Mindanao has been lifted?
The Libyan capital's sole functioning airport comes under renewed fire as fighting breaks out hours after the UN mission in the country condemned ongoing violations of an arms embargo
State auditors exempt from liabilities other SEC executives and employees, who were passive recipients of the salary increase
The online lending firms ridiculed debtors and slapped very high interest rates, says the Securities and Exchange Commission
Rappler traces the origin of F/B Pengyou from Batangas to Occidental Mindoro. The tattered boat is the latest in the government's bungled assistance efforts for the fishermen of Gem-Ver.
Russia's GRU spy agency launched a 'phishing'' attack in November to access the email of Burisma Holdings employees, California cyber firm Area 1 Security says in a report
The two countries, both with territorial disputes with China, 'agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in wide areas including security and enforcement of the laws of the seas,' says Japan Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu
The United States Embassy says heightened tension in the Middle East may bring security risks to Americans living abroad
The guidelines approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission limit short sale transactions to companies comprising the PSEi
Security officials say the missile was fired by the Huthi Shiite, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility from the Iran-allied rebels
The new registration-based IPO system in the newly amended law comes into effect on March 1, 2020
Part 1: Rappler returns to San Jose 5 months later, in November, as the crewmen finish their repairs and prepare to sail back to Recto Bank. While Gem-Ver has been patched up, its men have drifted apart.
Farmers and agricultural workers remain the most targeted, representing 63% of deaths
Experts say Dito Telecommunity can allow China to mine data of Filipinos, and the Philippine military would be helping it by letting the telco build cell sites in its camps and bases
'War crimes have been or are being committed in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip,' says Prosecutor Fatou Besouda
Russia has not said the shooting was terror-related
The China-backed telco’s equipment can indeed be used to spy on the military, says the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ own risk analysis of the ‘co-location’ deal
Conclusion: The GCTA crisis is a symptom of an institutional problem inside the Bureau of Corrections. Will a Duterte-style approach work?
Part 3: Gerald Bantag literally bulldozed his way to get rid of shanties inside Bilibid on his first week. Will it work in fixing congestion and criminality? We take an inside look.
Part 2: Even if many are not heinous crime convicts, former inmates turn themselves in to the Correctional Institution for Women out of fear of the President. Administrative lapses make them worry they won’t be home for Christmas.