Boao Forum in Manila reflects support in PH-China relations: Duterte

Manila, April 23 -- President Rodrigo Duterte welcomed the very first Boao Forum for Asia in Manila on Monday night describing it as reflective of support for enhanced relations between the Philippine... Read More

Villar orders quick check, repair of quake-damaged structures

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, April 23 -- Public Works Secretary Mark Villar on Tuesday ordered the fast-tracking of assessment of roads and other infrastructures in Pampanga damaged by the 6.1-magnitude eart... Read More

PCSO readies calamity aid to quake-hit areas

Manila, April 23 -- The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Tuesday said it is ready to provide assistance for the Luzon areas hit by Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake. "The PCSO, which i... Read More

Post-quake inspection of MM gov't buildings, infra ordered

Manila, April 23 -- The Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) has ordered an inspection of government buildings and infrastructures in Metro Manila following the magnit... Read More

Mercury Drug donates P20-M medical supplies to AFP

Manila, April 23 -- Mercury Drug Foundation, Inc. (MDFI) on Tuesday donated PHP20-million worth of medicines and medical supplies to hospitals and treatment facilities of the Armed Forces of the Phili... Read More

Chinese, Japanese firms eye investments, source labor in NegOcc

Manila, April 23 -- Two groups of businessmen from China and Japan have arrived in Negros Occidental to explore investment opportunities and source labor for construction projects. City Administrator... Read More

Negros Occidental city councilor gunned down

Manila, April 23 -- A councilor of Escalante City, Negros Occidental succumbed to injuries after he was shot by an unidentified motorcycle-riding man on his way home from a campaign sortie on Monday a... Read More

Don't vote for candidates with pending corruption cases: PACC chief

Manila, April 23 -- Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chairman Dante Jimenez on Tuesday urged the public not to vote for politicians with pending corruption cases. In his speech at the S... Read More

Business as usual for BSP on Tuesday

Manila, April 23 -- Clearing and settlement under the Philippine Payments and Settlement System (PhilPaSS), as well as the cash servicing operations of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), remain op... Read More

6 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in Samar ambush

Manila, April 23 -- Six soldiers were killed and nine others were wounded in a clash between government troops and communist rebels in the outskirts of Calbiga, Samar early Tuesday. In an initial rep... Read More