'Crising' now a tropical storm

Manila, May 13 -- Weather disturbance "Crising" has intensified into a tropical storm (TS) as it heads towards Davao Occidental and Surigao del Sur, the weather bureau said Thursday. In its 11 a.m. bu... Read More

Metro mayors reach decision on new quarantine status

Manila, May 13 -- The Metro Manila Council (MMC), composed of the 17 mayors in the National Capital Region (NCR) and other national government officials, have reached a consensus on the quarantine sta... Read More

All tryout participants make women's volleyball pool

Manila, May 13 -- The 16 female spikers who attended the national team tryouts in Subic last month have been given spots in the national team pool for this year. Philippine National Volleyball Federa... Read More

DOT probes Samal Island resort over discrimination complaint

Manila, May 13 -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) will investigate a resort in Samal Island over a sexual harassment and gender discrimination complaint against its employees and management. "The DOT... Read More

PNP to acquire 32K more body cameras

Manila, May 13 -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) plans to acquire another 32,136 body cameras for its police stations and units nationwide for use in anti-crime operations. In a statement on Th... Read More

Brace for heavy rains, NDRRMC warns areas in 'Crising' path

Manila, May 13 -- The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Thursday reminded all local DRRM councils, local government units, and residents of areas in Mindanao under st... Read More

DFA files another protest vs. 287 Chinese militia vessels in WPS

Manila, May 13 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) fired off another diplomatic protest on Thursday, this time, against the presence of some 287 Chinese militia vessels in the waters of Kalayaa... Read More

NTF ELCAC human rights mechanism, protects people: Palace exec

Manila, May 13 -- Contrary to critics' claims that it is a wanton and cruel executioner, a ranking official of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF ELCAC) said the body e... Read More

PRRD urges Muslims to continue being 'generous, compassionate'

Manila, May 13 -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed hope that the Muslim community's "generosity and compassion" will never fade. In his Eid'l Fitr message, Duterte said he is optimisti... Read More

3 drug suspects fall, P15K 'shabu' seized in Cotabato

Manila, May 13 -- Three drug suspects, two of them pedicab drivers, were arrested and some PHP15,000 worth of shabu were confiscated in separate drug entrapment operations in this city, the police rep... Read More