2nd Infantry Division troops get disaster response training

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- Twenty personnel of the Tanay-based 2nd Infantry Division were given various disaster response training by the 525th Engineer Combat Battalion on Jan. 30. "The 20 personnel underwen... Read More

Rain showers to continue to prevail across PH

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- A huge part of the country will continue to experience rain showers due to the shear line and the northeast monsoon or "amihan", the weather bureau said Wednesday. In its 4 a.m. bul... Read More

PH Army Support Command gets new chief

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Philippine Army (PA) on Wednesday announced that Brig. Gen. Rogelio Ulanday has been appointed to head the Tarlac City-based Army Support Command (ASCOM). He replaces Maj. Gen. ... Read More

PNP gives P1.8-M reward to tipsters for arrest of wanted persons

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday announced that it has paid more than PHP1.8 million worth of rewards to 11 informants who helped law enforcers arrest 13 suspects cl... Read More

Deaths from torrential rains, floods since Jan. 2 climb to 44

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The torrential rains and floods from the low-pressure area, shear line, and northeast monsoon that affected many parts of the country since Jan. 2 have so far claimed 44 lives, the O... Read More

Gatchalian's vast LGU experience puts DSWD in good hands: solons

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- Valenzuela City Rep. Rex Gatchalian's vast experience as a local chief executive will make a good difference in the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), senators said... Read More

PH, Japan to ink 7 bilateral agreements during Marcos' visit

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Philippines and Japan are expected to sign seven key bilateral documents or agreements and reaffirm their strong relations during President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.'s five-day wor... Read More

Vacancy declaration needed for Valenzuela special polls: Comelec

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The House of Representatives must first declare a vacancy before special polls can be set, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Wednesday. Comelec chairperson George Erwin ... Read More

PH in contact with Myanmar to bring home 8 detained Filipinos

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Philippine government is providing legal representation to bring home the eight Filipinos currently detained in Myanmar as soon as possible, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DF... Read More

DA gears up to sustain Grade A durian output for $2-B China deal

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Wednesday it is gearing up to ensure the production of high-quality durians for its US$2.09-billion "durian protocol" deal with China. In ... Read More