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Cayetano calls BBC documentary an ‘anti Duterte propaganda’

Cayetano calls BBC documentary an ‘anti Duterte propaganda’

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on September 29 has aired a documentary titled “Philippines: Democracy in Danger?” that portrayed the various issues facing the Duterte administration, specifically its campaign against illegal drugs that resulted

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Senators vow to raise 2019 DepEd budget for classrooms

Senators vow to raise 2019 DepEd budget for classrooms

The Department of Education (DepEd) bore a slashing of about P100-billion on its appropriation for the building of classrooms in its proposed 2019 budget. Based on their presentation of their proposed 2019 budget before

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PAGASA say 4-5 more strong typhoons to hit PH this year

PAGASA say 4-5 more strong typhoons to hit PH this year

An official of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said four to five more tropical cyclones that could be as powerful as Typhoon Ompong are likely to hit the country in

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Gov’t says PH economy still strong

Gov’t says PH economy still strong

The Duterte administration’s economic team said the Philippines will again be among the top performers in Asia this year notwithstanding the high consumer prices of late. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III told a

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Casualties due to Typhoon Ompong climb to 81

Casualties due to Typhoon Ompong climb to 81

The Cordillera Administrative Region was heavily affected by Typhoon Ompong as shown by the number of fatalities and missing people to date. As of September 19, records from the Philippine National Police (PNP) show

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Panelo questions congressional validity of Trillanes amnesty

Panelo questions congressional validity of Trillanes amnesty

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo pointed out there was no publication of the resolution of Congress giving concurrence to the amnesty proclamation given by former President Benigno Aquino III to Senator Antonio Trillanes

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Pacquiao registers first KO in 9 years

Pacquiao registers first KO in 9 years

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has turned back the clock in Kuala Lumpur. The legendary fighter, also an elected Senator of the Philippine Congress, registered his first knockout in nine years to wrest the

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SSS posts P42.57B collection in Q1 2018

SSS posts P42.57B collection in Q1 2018

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) said collections from its 15.4 million actively paying members amounted to P42.57 billion in the first three months of 2018 pushing its total revenues for the period to

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Pacquiao, Top Rank in good terms says Arum

Pacquiao, Top Rank in good terms says Arum

Top Rank Inc. chief Bob Arum insists that everything is fine between his firm and Manny Pacquiao. Rumors that Top Rank and Pacquiao are not in good terms surfaced after the Filipino boxing icon

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Duterte insists peace talks should be held in PH

Duterte insists peace talks should be held in PH

President Duterte still prefers that peace negotiations between the government and the communist rebel group be held in the country instead of Norway, the third party facilitator of the negotiations. In his speech during

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