Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Wed. July 17, 2019

Manila, July 17 -- Follow law vs. harassment PHILIPPINE STAR - Locsin: PHL won't withdraw, cut ties MANILA BULLETIN - PH won't cut ties with UNHRC - Locsin DAILY TRIBUNE - U.S. wants piece of "Buil... Read More

Law establishing community-based monitoring system inked

Manila, July 17 -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law an act establishing a community-based monitoring system (CBMS) as part of the government's effort to lift Filipinos out of poverty. ... Read More

Magnolia has new import for crucial game vs. TNT

Manila, July 17 -- Magnolia Hotshots will parade a new import for its all-important PBA Commissioner's Cup game against TNT KaTropa in the final day of the elimination round on Wednesday night. The H... Read More

Seal of Good Local Governance Act of 2019 signed

Manila, July 17 -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law an act establishing and institutionalizing the Seal of Good Local Governance for local government units (LGUs). Duterte signed "The... Read More

Flood situation worsens further; eight drown in three districts

Dhaka, July 17 -- Flood situation worsened further on Tuesday increasing sufferings of people in northwestern and northeastern districts while eight people drowned in Kurigram, Sherpur and Sirajganj. ... Read More

BPL Football: Mohammedan defeat arch-rivals Dhaka Abahani 4-0

Dhaka, July 17 -- Mohammedan Sporting Club upset their arch-rivals and holders Dhaka Abahani Limited by 4-0 goals in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after four years at the floodlit Bangaband... Read More

Police officer's son jailed for spreading indecent photograph

Bogura, July 17 -- Bogura Sadar police on Monday sent a university student, also a police official's son, to jail after arresting him on allegation of spreading indecent photograph of a college girl t... Read More

Egg row in mid-day meal scheme: Govt finds alternatives

Raipur, July 16 -- In view of the protest by several social organisations against the decision to include egg in mid-day meal in schools to solve the problem of malnutrition in Chhattisgarh, the state... Read More

Personal remittances up to $13.7-B in Jan-May

Manila, July 16 -- Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) rose to USD2.9 billion in May 2019, a 5.5 percent increase from USD2.7 billion in May 2018. On a cumulative basis, personal remit... Read More

PM Modi bows in reverence to Gurus on the occasion of Guru Purnima

New Delhi, July 16 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday offered his warm regards to the teachers, Gurus and guides on the occasion of Guru Purnima. "On the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, we bo... Read More