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PH promotes tourism, products in 2017 Globe Fest

THE Philippine Embassy joined international student groups, academic departments, administrative offices, and other embassies in Washington, D.C. at the 2017 Global Fest to promote the beautiful tourist spots in the Philippines as well as local made goodies. During the event,…

Government moves to protect children left behind by OFWs

THE Department of Labor and Employment, through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Department of Justice for the full protection of children left behind by overseas Filipino…

BoC infra targets P150B

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) is engaging on massive ‘face lifting’ and infrastructure projects this year aimed not only at facilitating trade but also boosting its revenue by another P150 billion each year once completed. According to Commission Nicanor Faeldon,…

Wanted: World-Class PNP General Hospital

LONG suffering from negative public perception due to dysfunctions in the organization and inadequate facility and equipment, the Philippine National Police Health Service (PNPHS) is adopting a good governance program aimed specifically at assuring “Doubting Thomases” that there is no…

Solon seeks hiked salaries for BIR execs, employees

TO further address corruption that is deeply rooted in the revenue-collecting agency, a House leader yesterday moved to raise the salary of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) employees and officials that is also aimed at increasing the tax collections…

DILG chief won’t mind if he’s replaced by Marcos

Rumors spread like wildfire that Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno will be replaced by former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who ran as vice president in tandem with the late Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. “We serve at the pleasure…

PH to support global conservation of marine resources -- Pimentel

THE Philippines has affirmed full legislative support for the global agenda for the conservation and sustainable use the oceans, seas and marine resources. Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III stressed these are important to ensure human survival and sustainable development.…

ASG sets deadline for P30M ransom of German hostage

The Abu Sayyaf Group has warned of beheading German captive Jürgen Gustav Kantner if authorities fail to deliver the P30 million ransom by Feb. 26. The warning was aired in a video circulated by the SITE Intelligence Group, that monitors…

Bello to recruiters: Help stop OFWs’ executions

THE Department of Labor and Employment has called on the overseas recruitment industry to help in preventing the executions of overseas Filipino workers. Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III urged recruitment agencies to help or the department will pursue its…

TESDA magbibigay ng libreng skills training sa media

MAGBIBIGAY ng libreng skills training ang Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) sa mga miyembro ng National Press Club (NPC) of the Philippines at kanilang mga anak matapos na lagdaan ang Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) sa pagitan ng dalawang…

Wanted: World-class PNP General Hospital

LONG suffering from negative public perception due to dysfunctions in the organization and inadequate facility and equipment, the Philippine National Police Health Service (PNPHS) is adopting a good governance program aimed specifically at assuring Doubting Thomases that there is no…

Extortion not bribery

Sombero tells Pacquiao concerning issue involving 2 sacked BI execs SENATOR Manny Pacquiao yesterday revealed that former police officer Wally Sombero told him that it was extortion and not bribery as claimed by dismissed Immigration deputy commissioner Michael Robles. “Ang…

PNP cleansing starts

ALL police officers and men entering the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame have been ordered subjected to on-the-spot checks if they are complying with the PNP rules and regulations, including the “Tamang Bihis” program, as part of the…

Street sexual harassment must be stopped -- Risa

WORRIED over mounting complaints of harassment from women and even elementary grade school girls, Senator Risa Hontiveros has sought a measure that will mete out a six-month jail term and a fine of P10,000 on those who will be found…
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