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Duterte mulls joint South China Sea exploration

Duterte mulls joint South China Sea exploration

The Duterte government is open to a joint exploration venture of South China Sea’s natural resources with China and Vietnam, the two Southeast Asian nations that also have territorial claims to the sea. President

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DENR to address environmental concerns in Boracay

DENR to address environmental concerns in Boracay

Newly appointed Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has directed officials of the agency in Western Visayas to provide him with weekly reports on the water quality in

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DA awards P1-B in farm aid to Isabela province

DA awards P1-B in farm aid to Isabela province

Straight from a three-day visit to Benham Rise, now renamed Philippine Rise, off Quezon province, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol headed to the province of Isabela on May 9, 2017 and awarded P1-billion worth

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USC grad is 2016 Bar Exams topnotcher

USC grad is 2016 Bar Exams topnotcher

The results of the 2016 bar exams released by the Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Wednesday, May 3, showed four of the top 10 passers – all from schools outside Metro Manila –

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Reyes bares Gilas lineup for 2017 SEABA Championship

Reyes bares Gilas lineup for 2017 SEABA Championship

The national basketball squad known as Gilas Pilipinas will be composed of Calvin Abueva, Japeth Aguilar, Raymond Almazan, Andray Blatche, June Mar Fajardo, Jio Jalalon, Allein Maliksi, Roger Pogoy, Terrence Romeo, Troy Rosario, Jayson

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President Duterte leads Labor Day rites in Davao

President Duterte leads Labor Day rites in Davao

President Rodrigo R. Duterte is leading the nation’s observance today of Labor Day in Davao City. “We are honored that the President will grace our main Labor Day celebration,” Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

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Pacquiao to defend WBO title against Horn

Pacquiao to defend WBO title against Horn

Manny Pacquiao will be defending his WBO welterweight champion title against Jeff Horn on July 2. The venue will be the Suncorp Stadium which has a seating capacity of over 50,000 and is located

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NRCP research uncovers marine sediment-derived microbes for killing “superbugs”

NRCP research uncovers marine sediment-derived microbes for killing “superbugs”

A research funded by the National Research Council of the Philippines has recently discovered special types of microorganism from sediments collected from the ocean floor which have demonstrated an ability to kill aggressive disease-causing

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Gina Lopez rejected by CA

Gina Lopez rejected by CA

The powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected on Wednesday the appointment of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez. Senator Manny Pacquiao, chairman of the Commission on Appointments’ (CA) committee on environment and natural resources read the

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19k stranded ME OFWs sent home

19k stranded ME OFWs sent home

The government has brought home a total of 19,201 stranded and undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) through its intensified repatriation campaign for distressed Filipino workers in the Middle East. The repatriation is being undertaken

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