6,705 guests

Nation

Rep. Yedda: Stay united behind DU30

Leyte solon supports Duterte’s declaration of martial law LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday urged the Filipinos to stay united behind President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s strong resolve to crush terrorism in Mindanao, stressing that the Chief Executive would not abuse…

Robust growth outlook stays

BMI Research, a unit of Fitch Group, maintained its robust growth outlook for the domestic economy, with the growth forecast for 2017 still at 6.3 percent, discounting any significant negative effect of martial law declaration in Mindanao. In a research…

Difference between Arroyo, Duterte martial law

ALTHOUGH President Duterte said he would be ‘harsh’ in dealing with terrorism as he declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday last week, officials said the ongoing martial rule in Mindanao is very much different from the one imposed by…

Maute kills 19 civilians

A TOTAL of 95 persons including 61 members of ISIS inspired Maute Terror Group (MTG), 11 soldiers, four cops and 19 civilians were killed in a continuous firefights between government forces and local terrorists who entered and attacked Marawi City…

MARINA chief swak sa kaso sa Ombudsman

KAKASUHAN ngayong araw sa Office of the Ombudsman ng isang grupo ng seafarer si Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) administrator Marcial ‘Al’ Amaro at iba pa hinggil sa maanomal­yang pag-apruba ng isang memorandum circular na nakitaan ng ilang paglabag sa Executive…

‘TRAIN’ intact, on track for House passage

IT seems that individual amendments of lawmakers to the Duterte administration’s tax reform package that is scheduled to be approved on second reading this Monday are considered dead as controversial provisions have remained intact, including P6 per liter tax on…

PCSO welcomes SC decision on STL expansion

THE Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Sunday welcomed the latest decision made by the Supreme Court (SC) after it dismissed a petition by a local gaming corporation in Batangas questioning the constitutionality of a provision in the guidelines covering…

House panel summons Mark Lapid on Paskuhan sale probe

  • Written by
  • Read: 174 times
THE House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability has subpoenaed ex-Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) chief operating officer Mark Lapid to appear in its investigation of the alleged anomalous sale of the Paskuhan Village heritage site in…

Cops told: Observe human rights, POP in Mindanao

ALL Mindanao police forces have been ordered to strictly observe human rights and ensure that the Police Operational Procedures will be followed to the hilt as they help enforce martial law in the region in compliance with President Duterte’s decision…

Bishops hailed for ML support

MALACAÑANG yesterday hailed the support of Catholic bishops for President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. “We laud the good bishop’s (Ozamiz City Archbishop Martin Jumoad) support of the President’s war against violent extremism in Mindanao. We hope…

ASEAN reviews nuke treaty progress

THE ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States (AMS) recently convened to review the progress of implementation of the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (SEANWFZ) Treaty. Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand,…

You’re not targeted, DND chief tells NPA

“HUWAG na kayong makigulo pa sa nangyayari ngayon sa Mindanao. Do not force the government’s hand. Immediately stop all illegal activities and abide by the true spirit of the peace process. This is the only way we can move forward.”…

Bill to spur PH inventions

SENATOR Loren Legarda sees more inventors being encouraged by the adoption of innovation as a vital component of development policies. Legarda made the statement as the Senate passed on third reading the proposed Philippine Innovation Act, which she principally authored.…

VAT exemption for coops unfair to taxpayers -- DoF

RETAINING the value added tax-exemptions for cooperatives is grossly unfair to the almost 100 million taxpayers who are non-coop members, according to the Department of Finance. The DoF has opposed the decision of the House of Representatives to retain the…
Subscribe to this RSS feed