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Infra investment to boost growth above 6.5%

The Philippine economy is expected to expand over 6.5 percent in the current first quarter on the back of robust infrastructure spending, said First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P). FMIC and UA&P…

BPOs still driving ofc space demand

Continued inflow of investments into the Philippines will drive the rising demand for more office spaces in the country, said the country’s leading property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). JLL Chief Executive Officer for Asia-Pacific (APAC) Anthony Couse told reporters…

DTI sets Kapatid Mentor ME seminars

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will be conducting Mentor ME Seminars in 89 provinces nationwide for this year. DTI has kicked off the Mentor ME Seminars on March 8 in Catbalogan, Samar. Under the Kapatid Project, Mentor ME…

DU30: Martial law can end PH's woes

MARTIAL law could help end the nation’s drug and terrorism problems, President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said raising concerns anew over the Philippine leader resorting to martial rule. “If I declare martial law, I will finish all the problems, not just…

No Pinoy’s wounded or killed in London attack

NO Filipinos were among the victims of a terror attack near the British Parliament, the Philippine Embassy in London said yesterday. “So far, we have not received any reports of Filipinos affected by the incident in London,” the Philippine Embassy…

46 armed drug dealers killed in new drug war

FORTY-SIX armed drug offenders have so far been killed in gunfights with the police since the Philippine National Police launched its Oplan: Double Barrel Reloaded last March 6, PNP spokesman Senior Superintendent Dionardo B. Carlos said yesterday. Carlos said that…

China not building in Panatag Shoal?

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AMID reports of Chinese construction plans in the disputed territories in West Philippine Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte said that Chinese authorities assured him there won’t be any construction in Panatag Shoal. “I was informed that they are not going to…

Shahani eulogized at necro rites in Senate

PAST and present senators paid tribute to the late former Sen. Leticia Ramos-Shahani as they recalled her achievements and contributions to the country and the world as a Filipina lawmaker, diplomat and educator. Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III led…

Trillanes called a mulcter

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has accused Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, who is one of his vocal critics, of collecting money from big businessmen. “Kilala ba ninyo si Trillanes?” the President asked the Filipino crowd present at the Royal Thai Navy Headquarters…

Shrill cry for Leni’s head

NOT even President Duterte can stop a group of volunteer lawyers from filing an impeachment case against Vice President Leni Robredo. According to Atty. Bruce Rivera, of “Impeach Leni Team,” the complaint against the vice president is based on general…

Solons mull probe of NGCP interim revenues, CSP extension

CONGRESS may look into two recent decisions by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) involving interim Maximum Annual Revenue (iMAR) for the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and the extension of the deadline for compliance with the Competitive Selection…

Vice President: Impeach moves bad for country

REACTING for the first time to impeachment reports, Vice President Leni Robredo said any ouster move either against her or President Rodrigo Duterte will do no good for the country. “Tingin ko ‘yung impeachment—whether against the President or against sa…

Ping: Replicate Dasmariñas drive vs crime, corruption

SENATOR Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has underscored the importance to replicate nationwide the “impressive” intensified anti-corruption and anti-crime programs of Dasmariñas City to help the campaign for transparency and peace and order of President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte. Lacson, who chairs the…

Alvarez eager to oust Leni, eyes ‘express route’

NOTWITHSTANDING President Rodrigo Duterte’s rejection of any attempt to impeach Vice President Leni Robredo, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is determined to file an impeachment case against her. In a text message, Alvarez said the House of Representatives has a mandate under…

PNPA rites bring DU30, Robredo together again

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will again be with Vice President Leni Robredo, their time at the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA)’s 38th commencement exercises at Camp Gen. Mariano Castaneda in Silang, Cavite today. The President will deliver the commencement address to…
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