November rains improve water supply in Cebu

Manila, Dec. 8 -- Metropolitan Cebu Water District's (MCWD) announced that rains in November helped replenish its supply for Jaclupan Facility in Talisay and the Buhisan Dam in Cebu City. In a stateme... Read More

Obiena, Knott deliver golds in record fashion

Manila, Dec. 8 -- Olympic-bound Ernest John Obiena and Fil-American Kristina Marie Knott won the gold in the men's pole vault and women's 200-meter run of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Saturday night... Read More

Cloudy skies, light rains to prevail over most of Luzon

Manila, Dec. 8 -- The northeast monsoon is expected to bring cloudy skies with light rains over most areas in Luzon, the weather bureau announced on Sunday. In its weather bulletin issued at 4 a.m., ... Read More

Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Sun. Dec. 8, 2019

Manila, Dec. 8 -- Defer Jan. 1 rate hike PHILIPPINE STAR -- Team Phl rips marks, sustains gold drive MANILA BULLETIN -- Building legacies DAILY TRIBUNE -- Not Rody's cup of tea MANILA TIMES -- Pin... Read More

NegOcc donates land for local PhilHealth office

Manila, Dec. 7 -- Negros Occidental's provincial government has donated a parcel of land to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), which will serve as the permanent site of the agency's l... Read More

Andanar slams Nikkei's 'baseless' report on 'cronyism' in PH

Manila, Dec. 7 -- Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Saturday blasted the "baseless" and "erroneous" report recently published by Nikkei about the suppose... Read More

Gov't issues building permits as Marawi IDPs plea for return

Manila, Dec. 7 -- Gov't issues building permits as Marawi IDPs plea for return CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Some 200 building permits have already been issued from about a thousand building permit applicatio... Read More

Troops nab fugitive; seize high-powered guns in Basilan

Manila, Dec. 7 -- A joint military and police team has arrested a fugitive and seized high-powered firearms with ammunition in a law enforcement operation in Basilan province, a top military official ... Read More

Filipino surfer rescues Indonesian competitor from big waves

SAN JUAN, Dec. 7 -- Filipino surfer Roger Casugay has set aside his chance for a gold medal when he rescued his Indonesian rival, whose leash was detached from the surfboard during the South East Asia... Read More

More ARBs get land titles in NegOcc

Manila, Dec. 7 -- A total of 327 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) have been installed and received titles on landholdings in four localities in northern Negros Occidental from the last week of Nov... Read More