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Record field seen in NTT tilt

#baliksubit2017 nets 996 entries as triathletes from all walks of life take the challenges in super sprint, sprint and standard distances in the country’s longest running international triathlon competition the NTT ASTC Subic Bay International Triathlon which will fire off…

Sandigan: Graft case vs Recom tuloy!

BASE sa pasya ng Sandiganbayan, magpapatuloy ang graft trial ni dating Caloocan City Mayor Enrico “Recom” Echiverri. Nakitaan ng Third Division ng sapat na dahilan para maidiin si Echiverri sa kasong katiwalian na may kaugnayan sa maanomalyang drainage project na…

Rep. Yedda: Help save PH seas oceans

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday appealed to the public to help save the country’s seas and oceans as she expressed fears that marine creatures would soon become mythical. Romualdez, a vice chairperson of the House committee on government enterprises…

U.S. ‘malasakit’ for yolanda victims hailed

THE recent visit to Leyte of United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim to inaugurate classrooms and a livelihood training center constructed by his government is proof of the continued strong partnership of the US and the Philippines and…

All systems go for ASEAN event

AROUND 41,000 security personnel will secure an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Manila today with top officials saying its all systems go for the major event with no terror threats being monitored. The 30th ASEAN Summit and…

Bolkiah, Widodo coming for ASEAN Summit, meetings with Duterte

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei are flying in later this week for bilateral meetings with President Rodrigo Duterte. Sultan Bolkiah's visit will take place on April 27 while President Widodo's state visit and meeting with…

Death toll from Bohol clash climbs to 4

THE death toll from the latest encounter between government forces and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Clarin, Bohol has climbed to four with the death of three followers of the slain ASG leader, according to the update issued yesterday…

Palace vows to abide by Paris climate agreement

MALACAÑANG yesterday assured the public it will push for a “climate-change resilient living” for Filipinos, symbolic of the Philippines’ commitment to the Paris climate pact, which took effect yesterday coinciding with the celebration of Earth Day. “This occasion is a…

Harassment of Pinoy fishers decried

THE use of force by the Chinese Coast Guard against an unarmed Filipino-owned fishing vessel, if true, is a violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. This is according to Kabayan Rep. Harry Roque, who…

Plan to tap NPA for DENR projects commended

DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana commended Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez’s plan to involve the New People’s Army (NPA) in the agency’s projects. “We commend Secretary Gina Lopez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for her…

Abu Sayyaf gunman killed in Bohol clash

A MEMBER of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was killed in an encounter with police and military troops yesterday afternoon in Bohol. The fatality was identified as Joselit Melloria alias Ali. Reports reaching Camp Crame showed that the incident occurred…

PH to boost aggie trade with Sweden

AGRICULTURE Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said that the Philippines is going to enhance agricultural trade and cooperation with Sweden. This developed after a courtesy visit by Ambassador Harold Fries of Sweden last Tuesday at the DA office in Quezon City. Piñol…

Angara proposes housing super body

SENATOR Sonny Angara yesterday stressed the need for the creation of a housing “super body” following the unauthorized occupation of shelter units by an urban poor group in Pandi, Bulacan. Angara renewed his call to colleagues to fast-track the approval…

China frowns on Lorenzana Pag-asa visit

CHINA has expressed grave concern over Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana’s visit to the disputed Pag-asa island. In his regular press briefing on Friday in Beijing, Chinese Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Lorenzana’s action runs counter to the important consensus which…

Du30 tumulong sa ecija bus crash victims

BINIGYAN ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ng pinansiyal na tulong ang mga pamilya ng mga pasaherong nasawi at nasugatan sa nahulog na bus sa bangin sa Nueva Ecija noong Martes. Sinabi ni Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member…
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