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SRA awaits DA's nod on sugar import plan for buffer stock

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) said on Tuesday it is awaiting the approval of the Department of Agriculture (DA) on its draft import plan of 450,000 metric tons of sugar f... Read More


MMC approves landmark single ticketing system

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- Metro Manila mayors have approved the implementation of the single ticketing system during the Metro Manila Council (MMC) meeting held Wednesday at the new Metropolitan Manila Develo... Read More


Azurin, Teodoro join body to check PNP execs' alleged drug links

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. announced on Wednesday the names of three more members of the five-man committee that will assess... Read More


Ticket sold in Pateros wins P25-M lotto jackpot

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- A bettor in Metro Manila became an instant millionaire after guessing the right six-digit combination of the Lotto 6/42 draw on Tuesday night. In an advisory Wednesday, the Philippi... Read More


Marcos OKs creation of Water Resource Management Office

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Wednesday approved the creation of a Water Resource Management Office (WRMO) to manage the country's water resources and respond to the current e... Read More


Surprise raid yields gadgets, illicit items at BI jail facility

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- Immigration authorities confiscated gadgets, among others, in a surprise raid of its warden facility inside Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City. In a statement Wednesday, Bureau of Immigr... Read More


PH, Japan working closely on 'Luffy' case: DFA

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The deportation of Japanese nationals behind a robbery ring in Japan is a consular matter already being handled by Manila and Tokyo, and would not be raised during President Ferdinan... Read More


Comelec monitors Cavite poll bets' compliance with campaign rules

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will be monitoring the compliance with campaign rules of the four candidates gunning the seat for the seventh legislative district of the provin... Read More


Advisory body backs DepEd's agenda for 'job-ready' K to 12 grads

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) on Wednesday expressed support for the Department of Education's (DepEd) plan to revise the Kinder to Grade 12 (K to 12) curriculum to prod... Read More


DFA: PH hands off on private claims by comfort women vs. Japan

MANILA, Feb. 1 -- The issue of comfort women is not among the expected agenda in President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.'s upcoming working visit to Japan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wedne... Read More