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The trough or extension of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) will still bring light to moderate rain on Thursday night, November 21
Is vaping allowed in designated smoking areas? The President's foot soldiers are piecing policy puzzles as they go.
Vice President Leni Robredo and PDEA chief Aaron Aquino, co-chairs of the anti-drugs body, visit the Bahay Pagbabago in Bataan that has become the model for the nationwide drug rehabilitation program
The father scolds his son whom he found him playing with their revolver. Moments later, the boy shoots his father with the weapon.
'The conduct of SEA games would not be a reason for us to relax and we expect a lot of criminals to take advantage,' says PNP OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa
Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Law of the Sea expert James Kraska to discuss the concept of gray zones, the potentials for risk and conflict, and how a country like the Philippines should respond
Was rice tariffication a miscalculation by Duterte? Did he not anticipate that rice prices would plummet? Was he ill-advised by the economic team?
Asked why cops should arrest vape users if they will not file a case, police OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says, ‘Just to implement the directive of the President’
TNT arrests a three-game skid and clinches the twice-to-beat quarterfinals bonus just as Jayson Castro comes back from a month-long injury layoff
Only Batanes remains under Signal No. 1 due to Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) as of 11 am on Thursday, November 21
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo also believes Filipinos will 'eventually' appreciate China – despite its aggressive tactics in the West Philippine Sea
Coach Leo Austria takes the suspensions as a 'minor setback' even if it means denting the San Miguel Beermen's chances of capturing a PBA Grand Slam
But there will still be rain in some areas on Thursday, November 21, due to the low pressure area which used to be Ramon (Kalmaegi) as well as the trough of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong)
Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) has maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h as of Wednesday evening, November 20
KJ McDaniels delivers in clutch plays on both ends as TNT ends a three-game slide to nail the last twice-to-beat quarterfinals incentive
NLEX won 8 of its first 9 games in the PBA Governors' Cup but wrapped up the elimination round with back-to-back losses
Even though Ramon (Kalmaegi) is just a low pressure area now, there will still be rain on Wednesday night, November 20
Proclamation No. 846 tasks the Securities and Exchange Commission to lead the observation and celebration of the 'investor protection week' every year
Proclamation No. 847 reserves November 8 of every year as 'Environmental Planning Day of the Philippines,' which seeks to increase awareness on the importance of proper planning to address environmental hazards
The police's Internal Affairs Service, which is mandated to discipline erring cops, currently needs the approval of the Philippine National Police chief to punish them
After a horrendous 0-5 start, Alaska completes an incredible turnaround to barge into the quarterfinals
A September 2019 Social Weather Stations survey also shows Japan and Australia maintaining its 'very good' trust ratings
Central Visayas Police Chief Valeriano De Leon says his policy would be based on Executive Order 26, which bans smoking in public places
Citing 'the end of justice having sufficiently set,' Judge Nelson Largo revokes subpoena he ordered
A cable snaps when all 11 victims, 10 of them men, walked together on the Fotyang bridge
'I think of that small window of opportunity where I was given up for adoption and they were there ready to take me in. What if they weren’t?'
Despite hitting a crucial stretch in their campaign, the San Miguel Beermen punish Arwind Santos, Kelly Nabong, and Ronald Tubid for fighting in practice
The announcement brings the number of cases of poliovirus in Mindanao to 6
The NBI says it is aware the former Comelec chief is in the US, and that 'they are studying their next move'
'I don’t think any lawyer will close the possibility to be appointed to such a lofty position,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
'We heard that he (Nicanor Faeldon) was interested in running for an election post in Mindoro. Certainly, to request to realign P1 billion to Sablayan detention facilities in Mindoro becomes suspect,' says Senator Franklin Drilon
The Philippine National Police does not know whether they should also arrest vape users in designated smoking areas because they began without waiting for an executive order
How far would boycotting products and sympathizing with workers really take us?
Ramon (Kalmaegi) moves over Isabela as a tropical depression, while Sarah gets the international name Fung-wong as it becomes a tropical storm late Wednesday morning, November 20
The Presidential Electoral Tribunal gets a P13.05 million share from the additional budget
On Wednesday, November 20, 11 am, join us as we discuss the global issue of improving access to safe and quality surgeries
The ordinance will cover live pigs, boar semen, pork and pork products originating from, manufactured, and processed in Luzon and in African swine fever-affected countries and in other areas
Ramon (Kalmaegi) is likely to keep getting downgraded within 24 hours, until it is only a low pressure area, but rain will persist on Wednesday, November 20
As projected, Ramon (Kalmaegi) is gradually weakening after making landfall as a typhoon, while Tropical Depression Sarah decelerates a bit on its way to Northern Luzon
More municipalities in Cagayan are placed under Signal No. 3 as Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) hits land early Wednesday, November 20
PAGASA warns of possible flooding in coastal areas under Signal Nos. 2 and 3 due to high waves caused by Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi). Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Sarah will also bring rain.
The Philippines heads home without a win, but the Azkals prevent another serious drubbing from Group A leader Syria
LeBron James and the Lakers are online kings as their early games generate 5 million total views and 3.9 million total viewers on NBA Philippines Facebook
Check out these 15 young companies who have benefited from the DOST's Startup Research Grant in 2017
Ten new crew members of fishing boat Gem-Ver prepare to sail again to Recto Bank
Heavy rains are forecast to swell rivers, cut off roads, and threaten low-lying communities in Cagayan province, where officials guided residents towards shelter
Although the US maintains it does not take sides in the sovereignty dispute between the Philippines and China, its defense chief wants smaller countries to pressure the rising power into respecting their rights
The nearly 70-year-old Mutual Defense Treaty between the Philippines and the US needs to reflect current security threats, including an increasingly powerful China, say both countries' defense secretaries