Telcos must work double time to avoid SIM registration cramming

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- Telecommunications companies (telcos) must work harder in encouraging mobile phone users to register their subscriber identity module (SIM) cards to avoid the usual cramming when de... Read More

Maynilad spending PHP19B for new sewer lines

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) is spending around PHP19 billion for the next five years from 2023 to 2027 for the installation of 121 kilometers of new sewer lines to e... Read More

DA welcomes Ombudsman probe on DA, FTI's onion purchase

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday welcomed a possible probe on the alleged high procurement cost of onions sold at Kadiwa sites. The DA made the statement amid reports ... Read More

SC voids 2005 joint exploration deal with China, Vietnam

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The Supreme Court has struck down as unconstitutional an agreement signed in 2005 for mineral "pre-exploration" in the South China Sea. In a statement on Tuesday, the SC said it vo... Read More

Amend procurement law to expedite air system upgrade: DOTr

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday said amendments must be made to the procurement law to expedite the upgrade of facilities and acquisition of crucial air traffic m... Read More

P11-M project seen to boost Mt. Province coffee production

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 10 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) has approved a PHP11.12 million project for a coffee consolidation enterprise in Mountain Province that is expected to further boost its prod... Read More

Retired police exec slain in South Cotabato shooting

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 10 -- A retired police official who worked as head of the civil security unit of Polomolok, South Cotabato, was killed by still unidentified gunmen Monday noon, police said. Lt. C... Read More

DOLE helps child laborers' parents in Negros

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 10 -- Parents of child laborers in Ayungon town, Negros Oriental province are among the 226 informal sector workers who helped in the reforestation efforts of the Department of En... Read More

NTC to implement signal shutdown for Sinulog events

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 -- The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) will implement a temporary shutdown of telecommunication signals during the three major Sinulog activities on Saturday and Sunday... Read More

2 ASG leaders, 19 followers surrender in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 10 -- Two leaders of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and their 19 followers have surrendered to authorities in Sulu province, police and military officials said Tuesday. Col. Richard ... Read More