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ISIS funds triggers Maute’s attack of Marawi

ISIS funds triggers Maute’s attack of Marawi

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año said the Maute group attacked Marawi to justify the funding given to them by the middle-east based ISIS. Speaking to CNN Philippines’ News

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Duterte declares liberation of Marawi

Duterte declares liberation of Marawi

President Duterte has declared the liberation of Marawi City from Islamic State (IS) invaders. The pronouncement was made in his address to government troop during his seventh visit in the war zone during the

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DOST’s bambooo charcoal technology helps Pangasinan firm in bamboo charcoal making

DOST’s bambooo charcoal technology helps Pangasinan firm in bamboo charcoal making

In a bid to boost their town’s economy, a company based in Bayambang, Pangasinan is set to go into large-scale charcoal making using bamboo. CS First Green Agri-Industrial Development made the decision after one

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Foreign assistance pours in for Marawi rehab

Foreign assistance pours in for Marawi rehab

Foreign governments have so far pledged financial and humanitarian assistance as the government looks to start its reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts for Marawi. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana earlier said that more than P50 billion

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With newly hired and promoted DOLE Employees

With newly hired and promoted DOLE Employees

Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, congratulates the newly hired and promoted employees from Information and Publication Service, Internal Audit Service, Bureau of Working Conditions, and Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns on Monday,

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SSS clarifies contri hike

SSS clarifies contri hike

Social Security Commission (SSC) Chairman Amado D. Valdez on Thursday said the pension fund is still studying the possible implementation and effects of a monthly contribution rate increase, contrary to reports that it will

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Malacañang cites Japan for transportation improvement assistance

Malacañang cites Japan for transportation improvement assistance

Malacañang through Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella has announced the assistance offered by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to improve the infrastructure network of the Philippines. JICA handles the overseas development assistance for the

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Regional wage board approves P21 daily wage hike

Regional wage board approves P21 daily wage hike

The regional wage board on Thursday approved an additional P21 a day for minimum wage earners in Metro Manila. The wage hike takes effect starting the end of September and brings the minimum wage

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State U’s help create enterprises in Calabarzon

State U’s help create enterprises in Calabarzon

Assistance from state universities in Calabarzon successfully created enterprises in the communities, according to a study presented in a recent international conference. The country’s state universities are potential contributors to economic development. They are

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Passage of code of crimes, anti-hazing bills sough

Passage of code of crimes, anti-hazing bills sough

The House committee on justice, chaired by Rep. Reynaldo Umali (2nd District, Oriental Mindoro), began deliberations on House Bill No. 6204 or the proposed Philippine Code of Crimes authored by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Majority

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