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UP honorary doctorate degree to Duterte draws flak

UP honorary doctorate degree to Duterte draws flak

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR), the university’s highest policy making body, has offered a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degree to President Rodrigo Duterte as part of tradition. The state

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Palace says Trump may attend ASEAN November meeting

Palace says Trump may attend ASEAN November meeting

US President Donald Trump has personally indicated over the phone that he is coming to the Philippines later this year. This was revealed by Malacañang protocols chief Ambassador Marciano Paynor saying the American leader

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Villar: Additional lanes along Napindan Bridge 2 to open by July

Villar: Additional lanes along Napindan Bridge 2 to open by July

Consistent with the mandate of the President Rodrigo Duterte to fastrack project, Department of Public Work Secretary Mark Villar announced that two additional lanes along the Napindan Bridge 2 can soon be accessed by

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SSS to release P71M for P1,000 benefit under special cases

SSS to release P71M for P1,000 benefit under special cases

The state-run Social Security System on Thursday said it has released about P71.84 million to its partner banks for the P1,000 additional benefit of the first batch of pensioners under special cases. SSS President

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Piñol Sees Bumper Rice Harvest this Year

Piñol Sees Bumper Rice Harvest this Year

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said today, Thursday/March 30, that he sees a bumper harvest of rice this season based on his visual appreciation of farm areas he visited at the start of the year.

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Piece by peace

Piece by peace

Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Jesus G. Dureza, representing President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, said that the message of the President is very simple, “Everybody could help bring peace in the land.” Speaking before the Mindanao

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DOLE to repatriate 5,000 Saudi OFWs

DOLE to repatriate 5,000 Saudi OFWs

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will repatriate at least 5,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFW) who are currently stranded at various cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Labor Secretary Silvestre H.

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Hired-on-the-Spot

Hired-on-the-Spot

Rolando Sardinia, 62, together with millenials Ailyn Qua, Liezel Bane, Daisy Ann Cabilis, Rowena Gargar, and Jhon Lester Gonato, form part of the 191 lucky jobseekers who were hired-on-the-spot during the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan

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Weather, Weather Lang

Weather, Weather Lang

by Max Sangil ‘Like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within wheel, there’s no ending nor beginning of an ever spinning wheel…’ That’s the opening line in the song composed by Michel

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Too Many Reckless Drivers in Phl

Too Many Reckless Drivers in Phl

by Max Sangil Fifty percent of Filipino drivers are stupid? That’s what Senator Tito Sotto of Eat Bulaga fame declared during a hearing on road safety in the upper house. A wisecrack retorted, however.

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